PRIVACY POLICY

steannes.com

Ste. Anne's Spa is committed to protecting your privacy. Although you can visit most pages on our site without providing any contact information, occasionally we require this information to provide services that you have requested. This privacy statement outlines this data collection and its use in those situations. This privacy statement applies only to steannes.com and not to other sites, products or services. Please read the complete steannes.com privacy statement below.

 

Collection of personal information

We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. Generally, this information is requested when you are using an interactive element of our web site. Personal information collected by steannes.com often is limited to e-mail address, language, country or location, but may include other information when needed to provide a service you have requested.

 

Steannes.com will also collect certain information about your computer hardware and software. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of steannes.com.

 

Use of your Personal Information

We use your personal information for the following purposes:

 

• To ensure our site is relevant to your needs

• To deliver services, such as newsletters or events that you've requested

• To help us create and publish content most relevant to you

• To allow you access to limited-entry areas of our site as appropriate

 

We will merge site-visitation data with anonymous demographic information for research purposes, and we may use this information in aggregate to provide more relevant content. In some limited-entry sections of our web site we may combine site-visitation data with your personal information in order to provide you with personalized content.

 

Steannes.com may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on steannes.com; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Ste. Anne's Spa and its family of websites, or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Ste. Anne's Spa employees, users of steannes.com products or services, or members of the public.

 

Control of your Personal Information

When you use steannes.com, or otherwise give us personal information, steannes.com will not share that information with third parties without your permission; it will only be used for the purposes stated above.

 

Steannes.com may send out e-mails confirming you requested a product or service. You will not be able to choose to unsubscribe to these mailings, as they are considered an essential part of the service you have chosen.

 

Security of your Personal Information

Steannes.com is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide in computer servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit sensitive information (such as a credit card number) over the internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

 

Use of cookies

When someone visits the site, a cookie is placed on the customer's machine (if the customer accepts cookies) or is read if the customer has visited the site previously. One use of cookies is to assist in the collection of the site visitation statistics described above.

 

We may also use cookies to collect information on which newsletter links are clicked by customers. This information is used to ensure we are sending information customers want to read. It is collected in aggregate form and never linked with your personal information.

 

Web beacons, also known as clear gif technology, or action tags, may be used to assist in delivering the cookie on our site. This technology tells us how many visitors clicked on key elements (such as links or graphics) on a steannes.com Web page. We do not use this technology to access your personally identifiable information on steannes.com; it is a tool we use to compile aggregated statistics about steannes.com Web site usage.

 

If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies from the steannes.com Web site, you will be able to view the text on the screens, however you will not experience a personalized visit nor will you be able to subscribe to the service offerings on the site.

 

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When you visit steannes.com, you can surf the site anonymously and access important information without revealing your identity. In order to improve our site, we use "cookies" to track your visit. A cookie is small amount of data that is transferred to your browser by a Web server and can only be read by the server that gave it to you. It functions as your identification card. It cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. While steannes.com uses cookies to track your visit and our Web servers automatically log the IP/Internet address of your computer, this information does not identify you personally and you remain anonymous unless you have otherwise provided steannes.com with personal information.

 

Enforcement of this Privacy Statement

If you have questions regarding this statement, you should contact Ste. Anne's Spa by e-mail.

 

Changes to this Statement

steannes.com will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the "LAST MODIFICATION" date at the bottom of the privacy statement.

 

Contact Information

Ste. Anne's Spa welcomes your comments regarding this privacy statement, please contact us by e-mail, or post.

 

Ste. Anne's Spa

RR#1 - 1009 Massey Rd.

Grafton, ON   K0K 2G0

Canada

 

LAST MODIFICATION:

31-May-2012