My Favorite Things will not sell, rent or otherwise allow the use by an outside company of any of the personal information gathered in the process of placing an online order. We reserve the right to use the information gathered for internal purposes only.
You can shop at www.myfavoritethings.tv online with confidence. From the day our site launched, we have been partners with Authorize.Net, a leading payment gateway since 1996, to offer safe and secure credit card and electronic check transactions for our customers.
www.myfavoritethings.tv is registered with the Authorize.Net Verified Merchant Seal program.
||The Authorize.Net Payment Gateway manages the complex routing of sensitive customer information through the credit card and electronic check processing networks. The company adheres to strict industry standards for payment processing, including:
- 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology for secure Internet Protocol (IP) transactions.
- Industry leading encryption hardware and software methods and security protocols to protect customer information.
- Compliance with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard.
If you prefer, we can process your transaction by phone, fax or mail. Call us at (909) 338-2904 or (909) 338-9555 during our business hours Monday-Saturday 9-5 PST.
Third Party Ads:
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.
Google and the DoubleClick DART cookie:
* Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Google’s users based on their visit to this site and other sites on the Internet.
As the Authorize.Net services evolve, we may revise this policy, so please check back frequently. If you have questions about Authorize.Net privacy practices please contact us at email@example.com.
You will receive an autoresponse from us confirming that we have received your e-mail. If you do not receive an auto-response, please contact Authorize.Net Customer Support by phone or chat.
This Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Authorize.Net does not own or control, or to people that Authorize.Net does not employ or manage.
Information Collection and Use
Authorize.Net collects personally identifiable information when you register for an Authorize.Net account, and when you use certain Authorize.Net products and services. Authorize.Net may also receive personally identifiable information from its resellers and other business partners.
When you register with Authorize.Net, we ask for your contact information (such as your name, street address and email address), as well as certain information pertaining to your business, along with billing information such as a bank account and/or credit card number.
In the course of processing a payment transaction, we typically receive from the merchant or a financial institution information related to the transaction. This normally includes information about the payment that a consumer has furnished the merchant or financial institution in placing the order. We do not acquire any information directly from consumers through the www.authorize.net Web site.
The personally identifiable information we acquire in processing payment transactions varies according to the nature of the transaction and the way in which merchants or financial institutions are using our payment services. It may include, for example, the amount of the transaction, the consumer’s name, credit card number and expiration date, checking account number, billing address, and shipping address.
Authorize.Net uses the information collected to fulfill your requests for certain products and services, to process payment transactions, to facilitate billing, and otherwise deliver the payment gateway services. We may also send merchants service announcements, newsletters, and periodic notices about specials, new products and services and products and services offered by Authorize.Net business partners. Personally identifiable consumer information is used to process payment transactions and for no other purpose.
Authorize.Net does not offer services or sell products to children. Authorize.Net does not request or knowingly collect personally identifiable contact information from anyone under the age of 13.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Protecting personally identifiable information about merchants and consumers is an important part of our business. We share and disclose such information only as described below.
Authorize.Net sends personally identifiable information about you to other companies or people:: 1) when we have your consent to share the information; 2) when we need to share your information with third parties, such as banks and credit card processors, to provide the product or service you have requested; 3) in connection with products and services offered by Authorize.Net business partners and/or companies who work on behalf of Authorize.Net to provide a product or service to you; 4) it is appropriate to comply with law; 5) it is necessary to enforce or apply the terms and conditions of our Merchant Agreement and other applicable agreements; or 6) it is necessary to protect the rights, property, or safety of Authorize.Net, our users, or others, which may include the exchange of information with other organizations for fraud protection and/or risk reduction.
In the event that Authorize.Net is acquired, merchant account information may be one of the transferred assets.
Information security is critical to our business. We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input. We store information gathered on secure computers located in a locked data center. The number of employees involved in the management of the data center that have physical access to these computers is limited. We use firewalls and other security technology to prevent our computers from being accessed by unauthorized persons.
We also require that any personally identifiable consumer information sent to us by you be encrypted using SSL encryption. To learn more about SSL, go to: http://webopedia.internet.com/TERM/S/SSL.html.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your Login ID/password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer and otherwise protect the password used to access the Authorize.Net services.
Account Information and Preferences
Authorize.Net gives you the ability to edit your Authorize.net Account Information and preferences at any time, including whether you want Authorize.Net to contact you about specials and new products, by using the Settings option in your Merchant Menu (see the Authorize.Net Merchant Menu User Guide for more details), or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Notice for European Users
Authorize.Net is located in the United States. Any information that you provide to Authorize.Net will be transferred out of the EU to the United States. By providing personal information to us, you are consenting to its storage and use as described herein.
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