This document was last updated on January 6, 2023.
User Privacy Matters
1. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
2. PARTICIPATING MERCHANT POLICIES
Related services and offerings with links from this website, including vendor sites, have their own privacy statements that can be viewed by clicking on the corresponding links within each respective website. Online merchants and others who participate in the services of Christopher Elbow Chocolates are encouraged to participate in industry privacy initiatives and to take a responsible attitude towards consumer privacy. However, since we do not have direct control over the policies or practices of participating merchants and other third parties, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of those sites. We recommend and encourage that you always review the privacy policies of merchants and other third parties before you provide any personal information or complete any transaction with such parties.
3. INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
Christopher Elbow Chocolates LLC collects certain information from and about its users in four ways: using Google Analytics, directly from our Web Server logs, the user, and with Cookies.
a. Google Analytics
Christopher Elbow Chocolates uses features of Google Analytics. Google Analytics does not store any visitor-specific data, and we will not use visitor-specific data in any way related to Google Analytics. Statistics such as IP Address, pages visited, demographics, location, and other basic user information is reported for us to better make informed decisions about how to make our site more relevant and easy to navigate for our users. Google offers an opt-out installation that works with your browser if you do not want your data reported through Google Analytics: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/ and we encourage anyone using our site to opt-out if they are so inclined.
b. Web Server Logs
When you visit our Website, we may track information to administer the site and analyze its usage. Examples of information we may track include:
Your Internet protocol address.The kind of browser or computer you use.Number of links you click within the site.State or country from which you accessed the site.Date and time of your visit.Name of your Internet service provider.Web page you linked to our site from.Pages you viewed on the site.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize a web page, or navigate within a site, a cookie helps the site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. Hence, this simplifies the process of delivering relevant content and eases site navigation by providing and saving your preferences and login information as well as providing personalized functionality.
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 reject cookies by changing your browser settings, be aware that this may disable some of the functionality on our Website.
d. Personal Information Usage
Visitors to our website can register to create an account from which to make purchases. When you register, we will request some personal information such as name, address, email, telephone number, password, and any other relevant information. You may be at this time subscribed to email and/or physical mailing lists, which you can unsubscribe from by clicking the link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and requesting removal from lists. We also collect the names, addresses, and phone numbers of any individuals whom you add to your personal address book as a registered customer.
We recommend that you keep all user information such as user IDs, passwords, and other information secret and not share this information with anyone else. We cannot be responsible for any use of this information by another party if it is obtained via the use of your account ID (email in our case) or password. Please note that Christopher Elbow Chocolates will never e-mail you to "phish" for (convince you to disclose) your user ID or password or any billing information with regards to our website via e-mail.
We will not disclose personally identifiable information we collect from you to third parties without your permission except to the extent necessary including:
- To fulfill your service requests for services.
- To protect ourselves from liability,
- To respond to legal process or comply with the law, or
- In connection with a merger, acquisition, or liquidation of the company.
4. USE OF WEB BEACONS OR GIF FILES
Elbowchocolates.com web pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons – sometimes also called single-pixel gifs – that allow Christopher Elbow Chocolates LLC to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. Christopher Elbow Chocolates LLC may include Web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.
Some of these Web beacons may be placed by third-party service providers to help determine the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns or email communications. These Web beacons may be used by these service providers to place a persistent cookie on your computer. This allows the service provider to recognize your computer each time you visit certain pages or emails and compile information in relation to those page views, which in turn enables us and our service providers to learn which advertisements and emails bring you to our website and how you use the site. Christopher Elbow Chocolates LLC prohibits Web beacons from being used to collect or access your personal information.
5. MARKETING EMAIL AND TEXT COMMUNICATIONS
At various points on our website, you have the option to subscribe and receive emails and/or text messages about our products and special offers. In addition, if you provide us with your email address when you register online, place an order online or by phone, opt-in to receive our emails, shop online, request a catalog, participate in a contest, promotion or survey, you may be automatically added to our email list and receive marketing or even printed promotional material from us. Christopher Elbow Chocolates will not share your email address or mobile phone number with outside parties. Email addresses and mobile phone numbers are only used for direct marketing communications to our customers.
If you do not wish to receive Christopher Elbow Chocolates marketing emails and/or texts, you may opt-out, or unsubscribe, by clicking on the unsubscribe link found at the bottom of all Christopher Elbow Chocolates marketing emails or for texts, by replying STOP. You also have the option to email our customer service department at email@example.com with “Email Unsubscribe” or "Text Unsubscribe" in the subject line and your name, email address, or mobile number within the body of the email.
6. ACCESSING WEB ACCOUNT INFORMATION
We will provide you with the means to ensure that personally identifiable information in your web account file is correct and current. You may review this information upon request by sending an email to our support attendant at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Online Account Query".
7. OPT OUT OF DATA COLLECTION
As described above, we collect information on our website, and, if available, our mobile apps, and share that information with third parties, including advertising partners, in order to show you ads on other websites that are more relevant to your interests, including ads that promote our products and services and those of other Shopify merchants. We may do this through the sharing of personal information we collect when you visit our websites, and, if applicable, our mobile apps, and through cookies and similar technologies.
These activities may be considered a “sale” or “sharing” of your personal information under certain U.S. state privacy laws. Depending on where you are, you may have the right to opt out of these activities. If you would like to exercise this opt-out right, please follow the instructions below.
To opt out of the “sale” or “sharing” of your personal information collected using cookies and other device-based identifiers as described above, please click here. You will need to renew this choice if you clear your browser cookies or if you use a different browser or device.
If you visit our website with the Global Privacy Control opt-out preference signal enabled, depending on where you are we will treat this as a request to opt-out of the “sale” or “sharing” of information for the device and browser you used to visit our website.
8. CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT
Christopher Elbow Chocolates LLC has the discretion to occasionally change this privacy statement at any time without notice. When we do, we will also revise the "updated" date at the top of this Privacy page; such changes shall then be effective immediately. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. Your continued use of the service constitutes your agreement to this privacy statement and any updates.
8. CONTACTING US
If you have questions regarding our Privacy Statement, its implementation, failure to adhere to this Privacy Statement, and/or our general practices, please contact us at email@example.com or send your comments to :Christopher
Elbow Chocolates LLC
Attention: Privacy Statement
2725 Holly St, Kansas City, MO 64108
Christopher Elbow Chocolates LLC will try to promptly respond and resolve any problem or question.