Privacy Policy

This document governs the privacy policy of our website www.tealhouston.com.

Definitions:

·         Nonpersonal Information (NPI) is information that is not personally identifiable and which is obtained automatically when you access our website with a web browser. 

·         Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) is not publicly displayed information that is personally identifiable to you and obtained by us to provide you with a product or service.  This information may include your full name, mailing address, email address and/or other related information that you provide to us.

Handling your personal information
Personal information such as your name, mailing address and email address is provided to our company when a purchase is made to our store.  When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, sales and new products.

Online Forms – There are online forms used on this website.  The information entered onto these online forms may contain PII.

CONSENT

Your consent is needed, when you complete a transaction or arrange a delivery.  Our company will imply your consent prior to collecting the information and we will be using it for the above specifics only.  If we request your personal information for a secondary reason such as marketing, the request will be made directly for your consent or you will be provided with an opportunity to say “no”.

At any time you can opt-out of any email correspondence.  This may be completed by contacting us at houseofchandeliers@outlook.com.

Disclose:  We have the right to disclose your personal information if required by law or if our Terms of Service are violated.

SQUARESPACE

Our store front is hosted on Squarespace Inc.  Squarespace allows us with an E-Commerce platform allowing us to sell products and services.  Your data is stored through Squarespace’s databases, data storage, and application.  All data is provided on secure server behind a firewall. 

 

 

PAYMENT

Purchases made through direct payment gateway are stored in Squarespace’s database.  Payments are encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). All electronic transactions made through the website are stored to complete your payment.  After the transaction has been completed your information will be deleted.  All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover.  PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information. 

 

SECURITY
We take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to protect your personal information.  Our company makes sure that your personal information is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.  When you provide us with your credit card information, we ensure that the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption.  Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we adhere to all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional accepted industry standards.

 

AGE OF CONSENT
By accessing this site, you claim that you are legal age in the state or province that you reside and/or consent has been made to any minor dependents that uses the site.

 

 

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY
We reserve the right to modify our privacy policy at any time.  Changes will take effect immediately once posted onto the website.  We will make known any material changes made to our policy.  Notice(s) will be stated on the website, so that you are made aware of what new information will be collected, how we use, under what circumstances we may use and/or disclose it.