is PS Faris policy to respect
and protect the privacy of our customers and the users of www.psfaris.com
(hereinafter, the "Site"). Through this Internet Privacy
Statement, we want to reassure users of the Site that we will not
sell, share, or rent user information to others in a manner different
than as set forth in this Internet Privacy Statement.
PS Faris collects information from the users
of the Site at several different points on the Site. For example,
we collect and/or request information when a user:
Registers on the www.psfaris.com Site
2) Participates in an online survey
3) Submits an E-mail
In order to fulfill the requests of Site users in the above instances,
the user may be requested to provide contact and/or credit card
information. If we have trouble processing an order, a request,
or completing a delivery, this contact information will be used
by PS Faris to contact the user.
and Sharing of Information, Links to External and Co-Branded Websites
We monitor traffic patterns on the Site and gather broad demographic
information for aggregate use to analyze trends and administer the
Site in order to improve its layout and design and to permit Site
personalization and streamlining to create the best shopping experience
we can for our users. In order to perform analysis permitting such
personalization and improvement of site design and user experience,
we may employ suitable third parties with whom we share the information
necessary to accomplish these objectives. These statistics include
no personally identifying information.
appropriate, we share aggregated statistical information with our
business partners. These statistics include no personally identifying
We use a credit card processing company to bill purchasers of goods
and services from the Site, and depending upon the goods and services
being ordered and where they are being shipped, we may also use
outside suppliers and/or delivery companies to assist us in fulfilling
and delivering orders. We share with them the information necessary
to enable such card processing, fulfillment, and delivery of goods
(i.e. name, address, and as appropriate, payment information).
we partner with trusted third parties to provide Site users with
PS Faris approved unique offers or services
which may be of value to our users. In such instances, we will share
a user's name and address with a trusted third party to enable them
to notify the user of the unique offer or service. We will never
provide credit card information and you will always be provided
with the opportunity to unsubscribe from any such list.
may provide personal identifying and account information in special
cases such as enforcement of our Terms of Site Use, or as required
by law or legal process to protect and defend the rights and safety
of our Site and its users. This includes exchanging information
with other companies for purposes of fraud and credit risk reduction.
Site also contains links to external Internet sites, which may be
operated by an external party and they may have privacy practices
that differ from those here at www.psfaris.com. When you click on
links that take you to such external sites, you will be subject
to their privacy policies, and we encourage you to become familiar
with that party's privacy policies as these may differ from those
utilized on our Site. Please note that this privacy statement applies
solely to information collected by PS Faris
on our Site and, while we strongly support the protection of privacy
on the Internet, we cannot be responsible for the privacy practices
of other Websites, uses of the information collected by other Websites,
or the content of those other Websites.
By using our Site, the user agrees to the terms and conditions set
INCLUDING ALL LIMITATIONS OF DAMAGES PROVISIONS which are an integral
part hereof and the user consents to the collection and use of this
information by P S Faris LLC as disclosed in this
Internet Privacy Statement. We may revise this Internet Privacy
postings. By using this Site you agree to be bound by any such revisions
in effect at the time of use and should therefore periodically visit
policies applicable to users of the Site.
Strong precautions are taken to protect the information of the users
of our Site. When users submit sensitive information via the Site,
that Information is protected both online and off-line.
take credit card information security seriously and use a variety
of technical solutions to make donations and purchases safe at our
Site. Furthermore, your information is encrypted and is protected
utilizing the industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption
software. While on a secure page, such as our order form, the lock
icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as Netscape Navigator and
Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to un-locked,
or open, when you are just 'surfing'.
we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we
also protect user-information off-line. All of the information of
our Site's users, including the sensitive information mentioned
above, is maintained in a restricted section in our offices. Only
those of our employees who need the information to perform a specific
job (for example, our account or customer service representatives)
are granted access to personally identifiable information. Furthermore,
our employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices.
If you have any questions about the security at our Site, you can
send an e-mail to email@example.com.
You may have heard of the term "cookies". Cookies are
routinely used by most, if not all, E- commerce merchants, including
PS Faris. A cookie is a piece of data stored
on a user's hard drive through the Web browser program containing
information about the user which enables us to track and personalize
the Site to enhance your experience. For instance, by setting a
cookie on our Site, we can provide you with storage of personal
preferences between visits. However, if a user rejects the cookie,
they may still use our Site although we will be unable to provide
our users with the personalized experience we can offer using the
please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time we may request information from the users of the
Site via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or
contests is completely voluntary, and the users of the Site have
a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information
requested may include contact information (such as your name and
shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code,
age level, etc.). We use such information to notify contest winners,
award prizes, and for analyzing the Site traffic to improve the
user's experience on the Site.
Children's On-line Privacy
PS Faris recognizes the particular importance
of protecting the privacy of children. Consistent with the Children's
Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we will not knowingly collect
any personally identifiable information from children under the
age of 13.
Offers, Account Updates and Opting Out
PS Faris occasionally sends our customers
and the users of the Site announcements and updates, which contain
important information about the Site and service offerings which
we believe to be of value to our customers and users. In order to
do this, we may enhance or merge the information we collect on the
Site with data from third parties for purposes of marketing products
or services to our customers and users.
may communicate with the users of the Site via e-mail, telephone,
mail, or fax in order to provide requested services, content, product
information, notification of special offers, or in regard to customer
service issues relating to an account. The users of the Site are
always given the opportunity to 'opt-out' of having their online
information used for purposes not directly related to the Site at
the point at which we ask for the information or when they receive
an online requested promotional communication.
example, our e-mail messages have an "unsubscribe" feature
for users of the Site that don't want to be notified about special
offers in the future. Users can simply "Reply" back to
the e-mail message and type "unsubscribe" in the subject
field. Upon receipt of the reply, we will remove that e-mail address
from our e-mail list. If a user has more than one e-mail address,
he or she should include the other addresses as well to ensure proper
updating of their account information.
Users of the Site can always update the personally identifying
information that they have provided to PS Faris simply by e-mailing us at email@example.com.