Privacy Policy

We care about your privacy and how the information you provide to us is used. This Privacy Policy sets out the privacy practices of the website www.empressofstyle.com (herein referred to as the “Website” or “Site”) which is owned and operated by Marie-Thérèse Pope (“Company,” “we,” “our” or “us”). Specifically, this policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the Website and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.

Information we collect:

  • We collect your‎ name,‎ postal address,‎ email address,‎ phone number,‎ username,‎ password, and other information you directly give us on our Site.
  • Information We Get from Others.  We may get information about you from other sources. We may add this to information we get from this Site.
  • Information Automatically Collected.  We automatically log information about you and your computer. For example, when visiting our Site, we log‎ your computer operating system type,‎ browser type,‎ browser language,‎ pages you viewed,‎ how long you spent on a page,‎ access times,‎ Internet protocol (IP) address, and information about your use of and actions on our Site.
  • Cookies.  We may log information using “cookies.” Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive by a website. Cookies help us make our Site and your visit better. We use cookies to see which parts of our Site people use and like and to count visits to our Site. In addition, we may partner with third-party services who may use various tracking technologies, such as browser cookies or Flash cookies, to provide certain services or features. These technologies allow a partner to recognize your computer each time you visit the Site. Empress of Style does not have access or control over these third-party technologies, and they are not covered by our privacy policy.
  • Web Beacons.  We may log information using digital images called Web beacons on our Site or in our emails. We use Web beacons to manage cookies, count visits, and to learn what marketing works and what does not.  We also use Web Beacons to tell if you open or act on our emails.

Use of Personal Information:

We use your personal information as follows:

  • We use your personal information to operate, maintain, and improve our sites, products, and services.
  • We use your personal information to process and deliver contest entries and rewards.
  • We use your personal information to respond to comments and questions and provide customer service.
  • We use your personal information to send information including confirmations, invoices, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages.
  • We use your personal information to communicate about promotions, upcoming events, and other news about products and services offered by our selected partners.
  • We use your personal information to link or combine user information with other personal information.
  • We use your personal information to protect, investigate, and deter against fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity.
  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
  • For any other purpose with your consent.

Sharing of Personal Information:

Empress of Style will not sell or disclose your name, email address or other personal information to third parties without your explicit consent, except as specified in this policy.

We may share personal information as follows:

  • We may share information with other companies and people who need it to do work for us and need your information in order to provide products and services to you. For example, our designer partners that are sharing a product with you.
  • We may share your information with third-party sites or services where we have used a social media plug-in on our pages, such as a Like, Pin, or Share button. That site may request cookies directly from your browser. These interactions are subject to the privacy policy of the third-party site.
  • We may share information with any subsidiaries and affiliates.
  • We may share information with contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
  • We may share information with a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of Company’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Company about Website users is among the assets transferred.
  • We may share information with third parties to market their products or services to you if you have not opted out of these disclosures. We contractually require these third parties to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
  • We may share information to fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.  For example, if you give us an e-mail address to use an “e-mail a friend”-type of feature, we will transmit the contents of that e-mail and your e-mail address to the recipients.
  • We may share personal information for legal, protection, and safety purposes.
  • We may share information to comply with laws.
  • We may share information to respond to lawful requests and legal processes.
  • We may share information to protect the rights and property of Empress of Style our agents, customers, and others. This includes enforcing our agreements, policies, and terms of use.
  • We may share information in an emergency. This includes protecting the safety of our employees and agents, our followers, or any person.
  • ·       We may also share aggregated and/or anonymized data with others for their own uses.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this privacy statement and/or our practices in relation to data, please contact us at info@empressofstyle.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may change this privacy policy. If we make any changes, we will change the Last Updated date below.

This privacy policy was last Updated on April 29, 2014.