Our Privacy Commitment
As part of our commitment to your privacy, CHOCTÁL supports and adheres to the guidelines and practices adopted by the Direct Marketing Association's "Privacy Promise to American Consumers." We have agreed to (1) provide customers with notice of their ability to opt out of information rental, sale, or exchange with other marketers; (2) honor customer requests not to share their information with other marketers; and (3) honor customer requests not to receive mail, telephone or other solicitations from CHOCTÁL.
What Information Is Collected?
In general, you can visit many of our web pages without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. For each visitor to our web page, our web server automatically recognizes only the consumer's domain name, but not the e-mail address or other personal information. We may track the internet domain address from which people visit us and analyze this data in the aggregate for trends and statistics, but individual users will remain anonymous. We only have personal information about you if voluntarily provide us that information.
In providing you service and selling you products, we may ask you to provide certain information about yourself such as your name, shipping/billing address, telephone number, email address, credit card information, birth date, gender, occupation, personal interests, etc. We also maintain a record of your purchases. Whether or not to provide such information is completely your own choice. But if you choose not to provide certain requested information, you may be unable to purchase products, access certain services, or visit certain content on the Site.
Using Information About You
Your e-mail information is not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes. We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies. We use the personally identifiable information you provide for internal purposes, such as confirming and tracking your order, subscription or registration, analyzing tends and statistics, informing you of our new products, services and offers, and providing you with information from and about our brands.
If you supply us with your postal address, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please follow the directions under “Removing or Correcting Information” below.
Occasionally, we might make our postal mailing list available to carefully-selected companies whose products and services maybe of interest to our customers. You can have your name put on our do-not-share list following the directions under “Removing or Correcting Information” below.
Please provide us with your exact name and address. We will be sure your name is removed from the list we share with other organizations.
People who supply us with their telephone number online will receive only telephone contact from us with information regarding orders they have placed online.
No information submitted by you to a social networking section of the Site is private. CHOCTÁL is not responsible for honoring any request by you to remove or take down any information you submit to a social networking section of the Site.
We may contract with companies or persons to provide certain services including credit card processing, shipping, data management, promotional services, etc. We call them our Service Providers, which may be located in the United States or throughout the world. We give our Service Providers the information needed for them to perform these services. We also ask our Service Providers to confirm that their privacy practices are consistent with ours.
In the course of processing your information, it may be necessary to disclose your information for business purposes such as: to comply with legal or regulatory requirements, in case of emergency, or in a dispute with you.
By providing your personal information to CHOCTÁL, you authorize CHOCTÁL and its agents or affiliates, as appropriate, to collect, process and use your personal information for lawful, business purposes; to store your personal information and transmit it to various locations throughout the world, either directly or through our Service Providers, whether within your country of residence, the United States, or elsewhere. If you are located in the European Union, you are responsible for ensuring that any information you provide conforms to all local data protection laws. CHOCTÁL is not responsible under the EU local data protection laws for information posted by you.
Removing or Changing Personal Information
If you prefer not to receive information from us, or wish to correct your information, please let us know by contacting us:
Phone: (855) 424-6282
Mail: CHOCTÁL LLC, 1 West Mountain Street, #12, Pasadena, CA 91103 Attention: Web Master.
We always use industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving consumer data exchanged with our site, We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site.
Unfortunately, however, no data system is guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information transmitted to or from our website, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we will do our best to protect its security.
Privacy statement updated: June 17, 2014