Last Updated: June.20th 2009
The Periogen® Company
Our Commitment to Your Privacy:
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy the following notice explains the information we collect, how it is used, how it is safeguarded, and how to contact us if you have any concerns. The Periogen Company is committed to protecting your privacy; we have established this statement to disclose our information practices to you. This Privacy Statement (the Statement) applies exclusively to www.periogen.com (the Site.) Please review this statement regularly to stay abreast of any changes to our information practices. In the event of a material change, we shall notify you by email, or by a prominent notice on the Site.
Periogen Company is a Licensee of the TRUSTe Privacy Program. TRUSTe is an independent organization whose mission is to build users’ trust and confidence in the internet by promoting the use of fair information practices. Periogen has elected to disclose its information practices and have its privacy practices reviewed for compliance by TRUSTe as a testament of our commitment to your privacy.
Please direct all inquiries pertaining to the Site, or the Statement to us at email@example.com. In the event your inquiry isn’t addressed within a reasonable time frame, or hasn’t been addressed to your satisfaction, please contact TRUSTe at http://www.truste.org/consumers/watchdog_complaint.php . TRUSTe shall then work as a liaison with us to resolve your concerns.
What Information is Collected:
As part of the order process, the following information is collected from shoppers:
Name - Shipping/Billing Address - Email address - Phone number - Credit/Debit Card Information.
We post customer testimonials on our web site which may contain personally identifiable information such as the customer's name. We do obtain the customer's consent prior to posting the testimonial to post their name along with their testimonial. If a customer chooses to post personally-identifiable information to our website, it may be used by other users of the website to contact you. We are not responsible for the personally-identifiable information a user chooses to post to our website with their testimonial.
How That Information Is Used:
Information we collect is used to fill your order, to contact you if you have questions, or to send email with special offers.
We employ the use of service providers in facilitating the delivery of certain services. We use a third party agent to host our shopping cart on the Site. We also employ a third party agent in hosting our payment processing and shipping of purchased goods. We share your personal information with these agents only in as much as it’s necessary to facilitate your requested service. These third parties have no authorization to use your personal information for their promotional purposes. We do not share your personal information with third parties for their promotional purposes.
We may be legally obligated to disclose information to law enforcement and government agencies under certain circumstances. We reserve the right to disclose information to our service providers as noted above, as well as to government agencies where a formal request such as in a court order, subpoena, or judicial proceeding has been made. Moreover, in the event of the sale, merger or acquisition of some, or all of our assets, your personal information could be a part of the transferred assets. In such a case, we shall notify you of any changes to the information practices by a prominent notice on the Site or by email.
If, at any time after registering for information or ordering the Service, you change your mind about receiving promotional information from us or send us a request specifying your new choice and we shall update your preferences accordingly. Alternatively you can select the “unsubscribe” link present in every secondary communication we send out. Periogen reserves the right to send customers certain communications from relating to the Service, such as service announcements and administrative messages, that are considered part of your service, without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving them.
Correcting & Updating Your Information
You may express your choice to update, delete or otherwise modify your personal information collected on the Site by emailing us using the information in the Contact Us section. Upon ascertaining your identity we shall modify your settings accordingly.
Third-Party Web Beacons:
We use third-party web beacons from Yahoo! to help analyze where visitors go and what they do while visiting our website. Yahoo! may also use anonymous information about your visits to this and other websites in order to improve its products and services and provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. Web Beacons are small images-typically less than 1x1 that are used to track aggregate non-personal user behavior on a Site.
When you interact with the Site, we try to make that experience simple and meaningful. When you visit our Site, our Web server sends a cookie to your computer. Cookies are files that Web browsers place on a computer's hard drive and are used to indicate whether you have visited the Site previously. Choices about Cookies: You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. (Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.) If you reject all cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of all Site offerings.
The Site contains links to other web sites. Periogen is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other web sites. Customers and visitors will need to check the policy statement of these others web sites to understand their policies. Customers and visitors who access a linked site may be disclosing their private information. It is the responsibility of the user to keep such information private and confidential.
Security and Data Storage
Our Site has security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the personal information and Data under our control. Periogen hosts the Site in a secure server environment that uses a firewall and other industry-standard technology to help prevent interference or access from outside intruders. We also employ the services of a third party agent in hosting our cart who employs the use of SSL (secure socket layer) technology during the transmission of your sensitive information.
If you use a bulletin board, blog, or chat room on this website, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information that you choose to submit in these forums.
If you have any questions about this Statement or the practices of this Site, please contact us at:
The Periogen Company
1276 Morena Blvd
San Diego CA 92110