Collection and Use of Information
As a policy, Design by Tova does not sell, trade or rent your personally identifiable information to third-parties, unless you have granted us permission to do so.
Communications: If you provide Design by Tova with personally identifiable information, this information may be used to communicate to you information regarding Design by Tova and its products and services. For example, we may communicate to you information regarding promotions or product or service updates.
If you place an order with Design by Tova, in addition to the uses set forth above, we will use your personally identifiable information to confirm your order, prevent and detect fraud or abuse, respond to your requests or inquiries, provide you with other administrative information regarding your order and provide you with any other information we deem helpful or interesting to you.
In the course of processing a payment transaction, your information is sent to our 3rd party payment gateway account through Authorize.net. This normally includes information about the payment that you, as a consumer, has furnished in placing the order.
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 consumers 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 Design by Tova. Personally identifiable consumer information is used to process payment transactions and for no other purpose.
IP Address: When you visit our Web Site, Design by Tova collects your IP address to, among other things, help diagnose problems with its server, administer and tune the operation of its Web Site, analyze trends, track traffic patterns, gather demographic information for aggregate use, and track the date and duration of each session within our Web Site. Your IP address may also be used in combination with your personally identifiable information for credit fraud protection and risk reduction.
Children under 13
Design by Tova does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we learn that we have collected personally identifiable information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete that data from our systems. Please visit the FTC's website at www.ftc.gov for tips on protecting children's privacy online.
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.
Design by Tova 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) it is appropriate to comply with law; 4) it is necessary to enforce or apply the terms and conditions of our Merchant Agreement and other applicable agreements; or 5) it is necessary to protect the rights, property, or safety of Design by Tova, our users, or others, which may include the exchange of information with other organizations for fraud protection and/or risk reduction.
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 this site.
Account Information and Preferences
Updating Your Information or Opting Out: If the personally identifiable information Design by Tova has gathered from you changes or you would like to revise such information, we will gladly correct or update any personal data you have previously provided to us. We want to communicate with you only if you want to hear from us. To opt-out of receiving communications from Design by Tova or to request a change or update to your personal information, please contact us regarding this change.
Updated June 1, 2008