Astrogems.com (Nick Hodgson, Owner) respects and is committed to
protecting your personal privacy. Any information you give us is
held with the utmost care and security, and is only used to process
orders and to provide a more personalized shopping experience.It
is our strict policy not to sell, rent, share or loan any identifiable
information (including our mailing list) to anyone.Please read on
Do We Collect? How Do We Use It?
When you order, we need to know your name, e-mail address, mailing
address, credit-card number and expiration date. This allows us
to process and fulfill your orders and to notify you of your order
You may voluntarily sign up to be informed about certain offers.
For this service we need only an e-mail address, which we use to
send the information you requested.
When you enter a contest or other promotional feature, we may ask
for your name, address and e-mail address, so we can administer
the contest and notify winners.
We personalize your shopping experience by using your purchases
to shape our recommendations about other merchandise that might
be of interest to you. We also monitor customer traffic patterns
and site usage to help us develop the design and layout of the store.
We may also use the information we collect to occasionally notify
you about important changes to the Web site, new Astrogems services
and special offers we think you'll find valuable. If you would rather
not receive this information, please notify us. Make sure to notify
us for each account or e-mail address you have left with us.
How Does Astrogems
Protect Customer Information?
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure
the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate
physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and
secure the information we collect online. Specifically, our customer
database is password protected and contains no credit card numbers,
and all transactions are conducted over a SSL (Secure Socket Layer,
as ensured by InstantSSL) connection and processed on a secure server.
To view and edit your customer information please log in using your
Astrogems username and password and navigate to the account info
"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored
by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Our cookies do not
contain any personally identifying information or credit card numbers,
but they do enable us to provide features such as 1-Click shopping
and to store items in your shopping cart between visits. Most Web
browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change
your browser to prevent that. Even without a cookie, you can still
use most of the features in our store, including placing items in
your shopping cart and purchasing them.
Disclose the Information it Collects to Outside Parties?
Astrogems does not sell, trade, or rent your personal information
to others. We may choose to do so in the future with trustworthy
third parties, but you can tell us not to by sending a blank e-mail
message to [email protected] (If you use more than one e-mail
address to shop with us, send this message from each e-mail account
you use.) Also, Astrogems may provide aggregate statistics about
our customers, sales, traffic patterns, and related site information
to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will include
no personally identifying information.
We are committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information
we collect on the site to make shopping at Astrogems possible and
to enhance your overall shopping experience. We do not sell, trade,
or rent your personal information to others. We may choose to do
so in the future with trustworthy third parties, but you can tell
us not to by sending us an e-mail message.
By using our Web site, you consent to the collection and use of
this information by Astrogems. If we decide to change our privacy
policy, we will post those changes on this page, so you are always
aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what
circumstances we disclose it.
Tell Us What
Astrogems welcomes your questions and comments about privacy. Please
e-mail us at [email protected].