that you care how information about you is used and
shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so
carefully and sensibly. This notice describes our
accepting the practices described in this Privacy
Personal Information About Visitors Does GandhiServe
The information we learn from visitors helps us
personalize and continually improve your visiting
experience at our web site. Here are the types of
information we gather.
Information You Give Us: We receive and store any
information you enter on our web site or give us in any
other way. You can choose not to provide certain
information, but then you might not be able to take
advantage of many of our features. We use the
information that you provide for such purposes as
responding to your requests, customizing future visits
for you, improving our stores, and communicating with
Automatic Information: We receive and store
certain types of information whenever you interact with
us. For example, like many web sites, we use "cookies",
and we obtain certain types of information when your web
browser accesses our web site. A number of institutions
offer utilities designed to help you visit web sites
anonymously. Although we will not be able to provide you
with a personalized experience at our web site if we
cannot recognize you, we want you to be aware that these
E-mail Communications: To help us make e-mails
more useful and interesting, we often receive a
confirmation when you open e-mail from us if your
computer supports such capabilities. We also compare our
visitor list to lists received from other organizations,
in an effort to avoid sending unnecessary messages to
Information from Other Sources: For reasons such as
improving personalization of our service (for example,
providing better product recommendations or special
offers that we think will interest you), we might
receive information about you from other sources and add
it to our account information. We also sometimes receive
updated delivery and address information from our
shippers or other sources so that we can correct our
records and deliver your next purchase or communication
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to
your computer's hard drive through your web browser to
enable our systems to recognize your browser and to
provide features such as storage of items in your
Shopping Cart between visits.
The "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will
tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new
cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you
receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies
altogether. However, cookies allow you to take full
advantage of some of our web sites coolest features, and
we recommend that you leave them turned on.
Does GandhiServe Share the Information It Receives?
Information about our visitors is an important part of
our activities, and we are not in the business of
selling it to others. We share visitor information only
as described below.
Agents: We employ other organizations and individuals to
perform functions on our behalf. Examples include
fulfilling orders, delivering packages, sending postal
mail and e-mail, removing repetitive information from
visitor lists, analyzing data, providing marketing
assistance, processing credit card payments, and
providing visitor service. They have access to personal
information needed to perform their functions, but may
not use it for other purposes.
Protection of GandhiServe and Others: We release account
and other personal information when we believe release
is appropriate to comply with law; enforce or apply our
Terms and Conditions and other agreements; or protect
the rights, property, or safety of GandhiServe, our
users, or others. This includes exchanging information
with other organizations for fraud protection and credit
With Your Consent: Other than as set out above, you will
receive notice when information about you might go to
third parties, and you will have an opportunity to
choose not to share the information.
Is Information About Me?
We work to protect the security of your information
during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
software, which encrypts information you input.
We reveal only the last four or five digits of your
credit card numbers when confirming an order. Of course,
we transmit the entire credit card number to the
appropriate credit card company during order processing.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorized
access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to
sign off when finished using a shared computer.
Choices Do I Have?
As discussed above, you can always choose not to provide
information, even though it might be needed to make a
purchase or to take advantage of some of our features.
You can add or update certain information. When you
update information, we may keep a copy of the prior
version for our records.
GandhiServe does not sell products for purchase by
children. If you are under 18, you may use our web site
only with involvement of a parent or guardian.
Of Use, Notices, and Revisions
If you choose to visit our web site, your visit and any
dispute over privacy is subject to this Notice and our
including limitations on damages, arbitration of
disputes, and application of the law of Germany. If you
have any concern about privacy on our web site, please
send us a thorough description, and we will try to
resolve it. Our business changes constantly. This Notice
information that we gather now is subject to the Privacy
Notice in effect at the time of use. We may e-mail
periodic reminders of our notices and conditions, unless
you have instructed us not to, but you should check our
web site frequently to see recent changes.
Information You Give Us
You provide most such information when you search, buy,
post, participate in a contest or questionnaire, or
communicate with us. For example, you provide
information when you search for a product, make an order
or communicate with us by phone, e-mail, or otherwise,
complete a questionnaire or a contest entry form. As a
result of those actions, you might supply us with such
information as your name, address and phone number,
credit card information, people to whom purchases have
been shipped, including address and phone number, e-mail
addresses of other people and e-mails to us.
Examples of the information we collect and analyze
include the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to
connect your computer to the Internet, login, e-mail
address, password, computer and connection information
such as browser type and version, operating system, and
platform, purchase history, the full Uniform Resource
Locators (URL) clickstream to, through, and from our web
site, including date and time, cookie number, products
you viewed or searched for.
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