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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to the spicetradersteas.com website and governs data collection and usage. By using the spicetradersteas.com website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
 

Collection of your Personal Information

Spice Traders Teas (STT) may collect personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. If you purchase STT products and services, we collect and store billing and credit card information. STT may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your Postal Code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites. STT will not delete customer information unless requested to do so, however, STT reserves the right to delete customer information at any time for security reasons.

Information about your computer hardware and software also may be automatically collected by SpiceTradersTeas.com in an effort to eliminate hackers and third-party usage of your personal information. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by STT for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the SpiceTradersTeas.com website. 

STT encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from SpiceTradersTeas.com so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. STT is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the SpiceTradersTeas.com and STT family of websites.
 

Use of your Personal Information

STT collects and uses your personal information to operate the SpiceTradersTeas.com website and deliver the services you have requested. STT will send one welcome email following registration to all registered customers.  We will also periodically send service updates to registered users.  

STT will only contact you regarding your order or important security issues.  If you wish to receive updates to the website or be informed of special offers or new products, please sign up for our newsletter.

STT does not sell, share, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. STT will never contact you on behalf of external business partners other than information required to help us  send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. STT may share your information with third parties who perform tasks required to complete a purchase transaction (ie: PayPal). All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to SpiceTradersTeas.com, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. 

STT does not ask for, use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.  Age requirements are imposed to insure the protection of minors.

STT keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within SpiceTradersTeas.com, in order to determine what SpiceTradersTeas.com products are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within SpiceTradersTeas.com to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. 

STT websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on SpiceTradersTeas.com or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of STT; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of SpiceTradersTeas.com, or the public.

 

Use of Cookies

The SpiceTradersTeas.com website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. 

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize SpiceTradersTeas.com pages, or register withSpiceTradersTeas.com site or services, a cookie helps SpiceTradersTeas.com to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same SpiceTradersTeas.com website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the SpiceTradersTeas.com features that you customized. 

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the STT services or websites you visit.
 

Security of your Personal Information

SpiceTradersTeas.com secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. SpiceTradersTeas.com secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
 

Children Under Thirteen

STT does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
 

Changes to this Statement

STT will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. STT encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how STT is protecting your information.
 

Contact Information

Spice Traders Teas welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that SpiceTradersTeas.com has not adhered to this Statement, please Contact Us

For more information, please review our Terms and Conditions and FAQ section.