2. Collection and Use of Information
Personally Identifiable Information
When you visit the Everyday Minerals Sites, you may be asked to provide certain personally identifiable information about yourself ("PII") for certain purposes such as providing the service for which your information was requested, or enhancing your experience on the Everyday Minerals Sites (for a fuller description, see "Use of Your Information" below). PII may include your name, mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone number, and for online transactions, billing and shipping information, and credit card information.
Providing PII to the Everyday Minerals Sites is on a strictly voluntary basis, however, if you opt not to provide the Everyday Minerals Sites with certain PII (See procedures in Article VI below ("Opt-Out")), you may be unable to participate in certain promotions, receive product information, or buy products offered directly or indirectly through the Everyday Minerals Sites.
In some cases, you may be requested to provide the Everyday Minerals Sites with certain information about you that is not personally identifiable, such as your age, zip code, make-up preferences, shopping habits and other buying preferences, product and information preferences, and personal characteristics and other traits ("NPII", and together, with your PII, "Your Information"). We may also collect certain information about your use of the Everyday Minerals Sites and other Web sites linked to the Everyday Minerals Sites, such as the type of Internet browser or computer operating system you are using and the domain name of the Web site from which you linked to the Everyday Minerals Sites.
Use of Your Information
Everyday Minerals may store and process Your Information in order to carry out the purpose for which such information was provided, which purposes you acknowledge includes the general promotion, marketing, and advertising activities related to the products and services that Everyday Minerals makes available from time to time, as well as for purposes ancillary to such promotion, marketing and advertising activities and in connection with any other lawful activity that Everyday Minerals, directly or indirectly, engages in from time to time. Further, you understand and agree that Everyday Minerals has the unrestricted right to use such data for any and all lawful purposes.
When you register on one of the Everyday Minerals Sites, we may ask you to provide your name, e-mail address, mailing address, telephone numbers, and other PII. This allows the Everyday Minerals Sites to maintain a user profile of each user so that we may customize preferences for each specific user, provide a faster method for Web visitors to submit information to Everyday Minerals (and receive back either the information or products desired by each such user), notify users about important functionality changes to the Everyday Minerals Sites and about new products and services offered by Everyday Minerals and special offers that we believe users will find to be valuable, as well as generally allow us to better know our users and possibly tailor any specific features, promotions or other notifications to them.
In addition to the foregoing circumstances, Your Information may be shared with employees, agents, and independent contractors of Everyday Minerals and/or with other third parties with whom Everyday Minerals does business from time to time, including customer support specialists, Web hosting companies, fulfillment companies, and data analysis firms, in connection with services that these individuals or entities perform for Everyday Minerals, for themselves or for any other lawful purpose. PII submitted to Everyday Minerals over the Everyday Minerals Sites in connection with employment inquiries will be used only by Everyday Minerals and its employees, agents, independent contractors and/or other third parties in your application process and as may be required under applicable laws. That said, your information will be provided under a Confidentiality Agreement that will prevent such affiliated business or employee from divulging your PII to any third party.
From time to time you may be able to participate in certain activities on the Everyday Minerals Sites, such as chat rooms or bulletin boards, which will allow you the opportunity to communicate with Everyday Minerals or other users of the Everyday Minerals Sites. Unless otherwise noted, these activities are generally accessible to all users of the Everyday Minerals Sites and any information that you post or otherwise make available through these forums will be non-confidential and known to all other users. Accordingly, please exercise discretion when using these forums. You acknowledge and agree that Everyday Minerals does not review, censor, or in any manner control the content of these forums and consequently Everyday Minerals has no liability or responsibility whatsoever for information made available through these forums and that you will be liable to Everyday Minerals for any liability that we incur as a result of any statement made by you in these forums. Your use of these forums is also subject to Everyday Minerals’ Terms and Conditions of Use and Community Guidelines.
Everyday Minerals is committed to safeguarding and protecting Your Information from loss, misuse or alteration. However, due to the open communication nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and the Everyday Minerals Sites, and the Everyday Minerals Sites and you, will be free from unauthorized access by third parties. So even though we pledge to keep your confidential information private, and not share it with third-parties, Users of the Everyday Minerals Sites use these sites at their own risk, and understand that even though Everyday Minerals may use its best efforts to prevent your information from being accessed in an unauthorized fashion, it may nevertheless happen due to hacking or some other illicit means by a third party.
Everyday Minerals is concerned about the safety of children when they use the Internet. However, the Everyday Minerals Sites are neither directed nor targeted to children under 13 years old. Consistent with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, Everyday Minerals has no intention to knowingly collect any PII (personally identifiable information, such as name, address, telephone number, age or email address) from individuals under the age of thirteen (13) years. If Everyday Minerals learns that a child under the age of 13 years has provided PII (personally identifiable information) to the Everyday Minerals Sites without verifiable parental consent, Everyday Minerals will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete such information from its databases. We strongly encourage parents to monitor their children's use of the Web and we will use our reasonable efforts to delete personally identifiable information that we have received from your under age 13 child from the Everyday Minerals Sites and our files as set forth above if you send us a request as provided under Article VI below.
5. Contacting Us Regarding Your Personally Identifiable Information
If you have previously submitted PII to Everyday Minerals through the Everyday Minerals Sites, and you would like to review, update, or have your PII information deleted from our databases, please contact us via one of the methods described on our Contact Us page.
6. Acceptance Of These Terms; Consent to Processing
7. Disclosure Pursuant to Law
Everyday Minerals may disclose Your Information when required to do so under applicable law.
Everyday Minerals welcomes your feedback, questions, comments and concerns regarding your use of the Everyday Minerals Sites and any third party Web sites linked to the Everyday Minerals Sites. Inquiries regarding the Everyday Minerals Sites may be made by contacting us via one of the methods described on our contact us page. You can also send us your feedback on any third party sites linked to the Everyday Minerals Sites.