Website Privacy Policy

 I.               Scope of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes the types of personal information Mignonne Gavigan, LLC (“Company” or “we” or “our”) collects through www.mignonnegavigan.com (this “Site”), and how we collect, use, and share that information.  This Privacy Policy does not govern our collection of information through any website or other means, other than through this Site.

By using this Site, you explicitly accept, without limitation or qualification, our practices surrounding the collection, use, and sharing of information provided by you in the manner described in this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not access, browse, or use this Site.

Information We Collect and How it is Used

II.             Personal Information We Collect

A.    Actively Collected Information

You do not have to give us any personal information to browse this Site.  However, you may be asked to provide personal information to register as a user of this Site, to submit information or request information from us, or to use the services or purchase products offered through this Site.  This information may include information such as your name, address, email address, telephone number, or other demographic information, and any other information you voluntarily provide.  Once you provide us with personal information about you, you are no longer anonymous to us.

If you decide to purchase any services or products from this Site, we will need to collect your credit/debit card number, credit/debit card expiration date, credit/debit card type (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express), and billing name and address in order to qualify and bill you for these services or products.

B.    Passively Collected Information

We may collect certain information about your use of the Site through the use of tracking technologies or by other passive means.  We may use Google Analytics to help us collect and analyze this information.  This “passively collected” information includes, but is not limited to, the domain name of the website that allowed you to navigate to the Site, search engines used, the internet protocol (IP) address used, the length of time spent on the Site, the pages you looked at on the Site, other websites you visited before and after visiting the Site, the type of internet browser you have, the frequency of your visits to the Site, and other relevant statistics, including the following:

{C}·               Log Information.  When you access the Site, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, IP address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request, and one or more cookies (small text files containing a string of characters) that may uniquely identify your browser.

{C}·               Links.  The Site may include links in a format that enables us to keep track of whether these links have been followed by IP addresses.  We use this information to improve the quality of our products and design.

{C}·               URLs and Location Data. When you visit or access the Site we automatically receive the URL of the site from which you came and the site to which you are going when you leave the Site. Additionally, advertisers receive the URL of the page you were on when you click on an ad on the Site. We also receive IP address of your computer (or the proxy server you use to access the World Wide Web), your computer operating system and type of web browser you are using, email patterns, your mobile device and mobile operating system, as well as the name of your ISP or your mobile carrier. We may also receive location data passed to us from third-party services or GPS-enabled devices that you have enabled.

{C}·               Cookies.  When you visit or access the Site, we send one or more cookies (small text files containing a string of characters) to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser.  We use cookies to improve the quality of the Site by storing user preferences and tracking user trends.  Most web browsers accept cookies automatically, but can be configured not to do so or to notify the user when a cookie is being sent.  If you wish to disable cookies, refer to your browser help menu to learn how to disable cookies.  Please note that if you disable cookies, you may not be able to use some customized features available through the Site.  We do not use cookies and other technology to engage in Behavioral Tracking (meaning the collection of personal information about you over time and across third-party web sites or online services) when you use our Site, nor do we knowingly allow third parties to engage in Behavioral Tracking while you use our Site.  

{C}·               Web Beacons.  Web beacons (also known as “pixel tags” or “clear GIFs”) are 1x1 single-pixel graphics that allow us to count the number of users who have visited or accessed the Site and to recognize users by accessing our cookies.  We may employ web beacons to facilitate Site administration and navigation, to track the actions of users of the Site, to compile aggregate statistics about Site usage and response rates, and to provide an enhanced online experience for visitors to the Site.  We may also include web beacons in HTML-formatted e-mail messages that we send to determine which e-mail messages were opened.

III.           How We Use Personal Information

 PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED THROUGH THE SITE MAY BE USED BY COMPANY AND ITS AFFILIATES FOR PURPOSES OF:  

{C}·               Administering and processing your account or applications;

{C}·               Responding to your questions;

{C}·               Providing the products and services you select;

{C}·               Contacting you, whether by email or postal mail, with information about the Site or our products, services, and promotions; 

{C}·               Sending you email newsletters you request;

{C}·               Auditing, research, and analysis to maintain, protect, and improve our product and service offerings;

{C}·               Tailoring advertisements to you;

{C}·               Creating a profile based on the information you have provided;

{C}·               Ensuring the technical functions of our network;

{C}·               Improving and customizing the content and layout of the Site;

{C}·               Developing new products and services;

{C}·               Processing your orders, donations and inquiries;

{C}·               Responding to your requests and improve the Site;

{C}·               Compiling personal information and other information collected through the Site on an aggregate basis; and

{C}·               For such purposes as you may authorize at the time you submit the information.

IV.           Personal Information We Share

 We do not sell, rent, trade, or otherwise share personal information collected through the Site, except as described below:

{C}·               Subsidiaries and Affiliates.  We may share personal information collected through the Site with our subsidiaries and affiliates for the purposes for which you provided the information or as reasonably necessary for our internal administrative and business purposes.

{C}·               Service Providers.  We work with third parties that provide services on our behalf.  Such services may include, without limitation, product fulfillment, website and email hosting, marketing, website analytics, advertising, and payment card processing services.  We may share personal information collected through the Site with these third parties for the purpose of enabling them to provide these services.  We do not bear any responsibility for any actions or policies of outside contractors.

{C}·               Marketing.  We enter into certain select marketing relationships with advertisers and other companies that provide products or services that we believe may be of interest to users of the Site.  We will share personal information or any information collected through the Site with those marketing partners in order to help them send you information that we believe will be of interest to you. 

{C}·               Non-Personal Information.  We may share with third parties certain pieces of aggregated, non-personal information, such as the number of people who visited or accessed the Site or the number of profiles created by users of the Site.

{C}·               Google Analytics. We may use Google Analytics to gather statistics on portions of the Site. We may use the information gathered to improve web services.  According to Google, Google Analytics employs cookies to define user sessions, which allows for the collection of important data about how users use the Site.  Google Analytics uses only first-party cookies for data analysis.  This means that the cookies are linked to the Site’s website domain(s), and Google Analytics will only use that cookie data for statistical analysis related to your browsing behavior through the Site. According to Google, the data collected cannot be altered or retrieved by services from other domains.  If you choose, you can opt out by turning off cookies in the preferences settings in your browser.  For more information on Google Analytics, please visit Google’s web site. 

{C}·               Third Party Payment Processors.  If you make purchases through the Site, we may share personal information with third parties who process payments on our behalf. Company is not responsible for the conduct of any third parties who process payments on our behalf, and we expressly disclaim all liability for damages of any kind arising out of the action or inaction of such third parties.

{C}·               Consent.  We may share personal information in accordance with any consent you provide.

{C}·               Required by Law.  We may disclose personal information or any information collected through the Site if we are required to do so by law or pursuant to legal process, in response to a request from government officials or law enforcement authorities, or as necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of illegal activity.

{C}·               Certain Transactions.  We may disclose or transfer personal information or any information collected through the Site to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our stock or assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.

V.             Aggregate Information 

 We may compile personal information and other information collected through the Site on an aggregate basis.  This information may include, without limitation, the number of users who have registered for the Site and demographic information about users of the Site.  Such aggregate information does not identify you individually.  We may use aggregate information and share aggregate information with third parties for any of the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy, or for any other lawful purpose.

VI.           Your Choices

You can always choose whether or not to provide information on this Site.  However, if you choose not to disclose certain information, you may not be able to register as a user of this Site, which may limit your access certain portions of this Site.  If at any time you decide that you no longer wish to receive notices from us regarding this Site or the products or services we offer, you may contact us an email at info@mignonnegavigan.com.

VII.         Information Storage and Security

We employ reasonable security precautions to protect personal information about you.  This Site is operated from an environment with integrated security measures to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of personal information provided on this Site.  We use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology for this Site to provide security during transmissions of personal information.  No method of transmitting or storing data is completely secure.  As a result, although we strive to protect personal information about you, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us through or in connection with this Site.  If you have reason to believe that personal information is no longer secure, please notify us immediately by contacting us in accordance with the last section below.

 VIII.       A Special Note about Children

Children are not eligible to use our services, and we ask that minors (under the age of 13) not submit any personal information to us.  If you are a minor, you can use this service only in conjunction with your parents or guardians.

IX.           External Links

This Site contains links to various websites that Company does not control.  When you click on one of these links, you will no longer be transacting business through this Site.  Third party websites maintain their own privacy policies, and we do not exercise any control over any of the third party websites that may be linked to this Site.  If you visit a website that is linked to this Site, you should consult that website’s privacy policy before providing any personal information.  Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites, and we are not liable for their misuse of personal information about you.

X.             United States Only

This Site is intended for use by residents of the United States of America only.  All matters relating to this Site are governed by the laws of the State of New York in the United States of America.  If you are located outside of the United States of America and you contact us, please be advised that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States of America and that by submitting information, you explicitly authorize such transfer. 

XI.           Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may change or update this Site or any of our policies and procedures without prior notice.  We will post a notice on this Site to advise you of any significant changes to this Privacy Policy and indicate at the top of this statement when it was most recently updated.  Your continued use of this Site signifies your continued assent to the terms of this Privacy Policy, as updated or amended at that time.

XII.         Questions Regarding this Privacy Policy

If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, please send us an email at Maggie@mignonnegavigan.com.

This Privacy Policy is effective as of March 13, 2014. 

Last Updated:  March 13, 2014