Wild About Beads has been in business since early 2001 serving hobbyists and professional crafters with high quality materials, tools, and instruction. We strive to offer goods and services to the same standards we would expect. We are aware of the trust you demonstrate when visiting our web site and providing your personal information. This Privacy Notice is designed to relay our level of commitment to online security and customer service practices. We treat your personal information with the same care and respect that we display in our business philosophy.
We do not share your email address , phone number or credit card information with any unrelated party except as necessary to process transactions that you initiate.
Changes to this Privacy Notice, and Conditions of Use:
WildAboutBeads.com is a general audience web site and does not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children without parental consent. We do not offer any objectionable content and our site is considered safe for viewing by all ages. If you are under the age of 13, please do not attempt to purchase or provide personally identifiable information of any kind whatsoever. WildAboutBeads.com does not sell products to persons under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, you are required seek the consent of your parent or guardian to purchase products from this site.
Personal Information Collected By WildAboutBeads.com:
We use information that we collect from our visitors to improve our web site and offerings. We gather the following types of information:
Information you give us: WildAboutBeads.com collects information which you enter on our web site. This information is normally provided when you search, buy, or when you communicate with us through our Web site, telephone, mail or fax. Examples of the type of information you may supply us with include your name, address, telephone number, credit card information, and e-mail addresse.
Orders: If you place an order we use a secure order form which requires you to provide contact, billing, and payment information. All information obtained from you in the course of transacting orders is used for the purpose of fulfilling your order in a timely manner and for communicating the status of your order with you. At the time of ordering you may choose to begin receiving our email newsletter, or you may request to receive our newsletter any time by entering your email in the appropriate section of our web site.
Email Newsletter Subscription: If you request an email newsletter subscription, we will send you an email confirming your request. This confirmation process allows you to unsubscribe if you changed your mind and decided not to join. Furthermore, the confirmation email will alert you if someone else had entered your email address into our email newsletter. You may also unsubscribe any time by clicking the link in your original confirmation or by clicking the unsubscribe link provided in each email.
Sharing of Information with third-parties:
Orders: We will never share any telephone number(s), e-mail addresses, or credit card information which you have given us with any marketing partner(s) or any unrelated 3rd party.
Credit card companies and shippers: When you buy something from us we send your credit card information, name, billing address and the amount of your purchase to your credit card company to verify and authorize the purchase. Your name, telephone number and shipping information must be provided to third party shippers such as UPS, Federal Express and the United States Postal Service to deliver your purchase. There also may be instances in which we drop-ship orders directly to you from one of our manufacturers or suppliers. These instances will be clearly marked on our web site, along with an explanation of the specific item that may be drop shipped. These drop-shippers are only given your name, postal address, and telephone number for the sole purpose of fulfilling your order.
Link to Third Party Site: Our Web site contains certain links to third party sites. WildAboutBeads.com is not responsible or liable for the privacy practices or content found on these sites. Whenever you click a link that may take you away from the WildAboutBeads.com web site and to a different web site we recommend that you check the Privacy Notice of each site you visit.
Law Enforcement and Protection of Users:
To the extent permitted by law, we will disclose personally identifiable information to government authorities or third parties pursuant to a legal request, subpoena or other legal process. We may also use or disclose you information as permitted by law to perform charge verifications, report or collect debts owed, fight fraud or protect the rights or property of WildAboutBeads.com, our customers, our website or its users.
WildAboutBeads.com has been in business since 2001 and our intent is to continue operating for many years to come. However, in the unlikely event that WildAboutBeads.com is sold, has its assets acquired or transferred, whether voluntarily or involuntarily, or merges or becomes affiliated with any other division, individual or entity, any customer information owned or under the control of WildAboutBeads.com may be one of the transferred assets.
We employ the latest encryption technology (up to 256 bit) in all areas of the site which require you to provide your personal or account information such as our online ordering checkout process. Your name, your personal information and especially your credit card number are encrypted and transmitted instantly and safely. To make sure you have the latest security features on your browser, you may want to download the most recent version of your favorite browser, which should have full SSL support and will display a 'lock' icon during checkout.
Our Web site gives you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us. If you no longer wish to receive communications from us you may opt-out by calling or emailing.