Bee things (“we”) is committed to respecting the privacy rights of visitors to our website (the “site”). While you are visiting the site, we may ask you to provide information that personally identifies you (”personal information”) for the purposes of interacting with the site or to allow you to submit additional information.
We will take measures so that the personal information you submit to us remains private and is used only for the purposes as set forth herein. To further the protection of your personal information, we have adopted a set of informational management guidelines, outlined below, to describe their personal information we collect about you, why we collect it, and how we use it.
We collect only personal information that you submit to us, including but not limited to personal data (like your name, mailing, address, and email address), for example when you sign up for our email list or purchase items in our store. We do not collect or store credit card numbers, credit card security codes, or other financial payment information. You are not obligated to provide us this information, although it may be necessary in order to fulfill your request or allow you to submit additional information. Additionally, we may collect aggregate information about users of the site. Aggregate information includes data about usage of the site, such as traffic patterns, number of site visits, time spent on certain pages, etc. Aggregate information is not identifiable to individual site users.
We do not sell, share, or otherwise disclose your information or information about you, except as described here. Your personal information is never shared with any other retailers or companies who may seek to sell your goods or services. We may share your information with service providers that Bee Things may contract for communications or marketing services (for example, a third-party email marketing service). These service providers are required to use of disclose only the information necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements. Also, we may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or legal process, (ii) to law enforcement authorities or other government officials, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity.
Also, we may share aggregate, non-personally identifiable information with our business partners and other affiliated third parties (for example, the number of visitors that frequent our site). We may also match aggregated user information with third-party data and disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our services to potential advertisers, partners, and other third parties and for other lawful purposes.
We do not specifically collect information about children but are concerned about the safety of children and their use of the Internet. Therefore, in accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, we will not knowingly request of solicit personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent. In the event that we receive actual knowledge that we have collected such personal information without the requisite and verifiable parental consent, we will delete that information from our database as quickly as is practical. The site is not intended for use by persons under the age of 13 without parental consent.
We contract with one or more third parties to maintain and host the site. Therefore, any information you submit, including personal information, will be placed and stored on a computer server maintained by a third party. Your use of the site and any provision of personal information you submit to the site constitutes your acknowledgment that such information or content could pass along through and may be stored in servers, outside our control. You agree that we have no liability or responsibility for any such pass-through or storage of same.