The Finished Room Privacy Statement
(last updated: November 2009)
The Finished Room is committed to protecting your privacy. This The Finished Room Privacy Statement applies to data collection and usage on The Finished Room website and services; it does not apply to other online or offline The Finished Room sites, products or services. Please read the The Finished Room Privacy Statement below and also any supplementary information at the end of this statement for additional details about particular The Finished Room sites and services that you may use.
The Finished Room is a general audience web site, intended for users of all ages. Personal information of all users is collected, used and disclosed as described in this Privacy Statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
The Finished Room collects personal information, such as your e-mail address, name, home address, or telephone number for all users purchasing advertisements and opting into email marketing supplied by The Finished Room.
If you choose to sign up for said items, Appeal Design will collect additional personal information, in order to authenticate the validity of the purchaser.
All of the registration information you provide will be stored by The Finished Room.
The Finished Room cautions you against providing personal information to strangers online, which they may use for illegal or harmful purposes.
The Finished Room keeps track of the pages our customers visit within The Finished Room, in order to determine what The Finished Room sites and services are the most popular.
The Finished Room also collects certain information about your computer hardware and software. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses.
Certain Appeal Design services may be co-branded and offered in conjunction with another company. If you register for or use such services, both The Finished Room and the other company may receive information collected in conjunction with the co-branded services.
Use of your Personal Information
The Finished Room and its operational service partners collect and use your personal information to operate The Finished Room and deliver the services you have requested. These services may include the display of customized content and advertising based upon the information The Finished Room has collected.
The Finished Room does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, without your explicit consent. The Finished Room also uses your personal information to inform you of other products or services available from The Finished Room and its affiliates.
The Finished Room may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
The Finished Room does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. The Finished Room may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your personal information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as handling the processing and delivery of mailings, providing customer support, processing transactions, or performing statistical analysis of our services. We will only provide those companies the personal information they need to deliver the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information and are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.
The Finished Room may access and/or disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
(a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on The Finished Room or the site;
(b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Finished Room, including its The Finished Room Web site; or
(c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of The Finished Room services or members of the public.
Personal information collected on this site may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which The Finished Room or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country. The Finished Room abides by the safe harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union.
Control of your Personal Information.
There are some The Finished Room services and updates, that send out periodic e-mails informing you of technical service issues, product surveys, new feature announcements and news about The Finished Room products and services. You will not be able to unsubscribe to these mailings, as they are considered a part of the service you have chosen.
Security of your Personal Information
The Finished Room is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access, which are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit highly confidential information (such as a credit card number) over the Internet, we protect it through the use of 128-bit encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
The Finished Room uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize The Finished Room's pages, or register with The Finished Room sites or services, a cookie helps The Finished Room to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, preferred email address, and so on. When you return to The Finished Room, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the The Finished Room features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the The Finished Room services or Web sites you visit.
Use of Web Beacons
The Finished Room Web pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons - sometimes called single-pixel gifs - that allow The Finished Room to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. The Finished Room may include web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or The Finished Room Newsletters in order to count how many messages have been opened and acted upon.
Web beacons collect only a limited set of information including a cookie number, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the Web beacon resides. The Finished Room Web pages may also contain Web beacons placed there by third parties in order to compile aggregated statistics and to help determine the effectiveness of our joint promotional or advertising campaigns. The Finished Room prohibits web beacons from being used to access your personal information.
Use of Third Party Ad Networks
The majority of the online banner advertisements you see on The Finished Room Web pages are displayed by The Finished Room. The Finished Room maintains relationships with a number of the third-party ad networks currently operating
Enforcement of this Privacy Statement
If you have questions regarding this statement, you should first contact The Finished Room via e-mail . If you do not receive acknowledgement of your inquiry or your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you should then contact:
The Finished Room Privacy
The Finished Room
4040 Nine/McFarland Drive
Alpharetta, GA 30004
Changes to this Statement
The Finished Room will occasionally update this Privacy Statement to reflect company and customer feedback. When The Finished Room posts changes to this Statement, you will see the word "updated" next to the Privacy Statement link on the front page of The Finished Room. If there are material changes to this Statement or in how The Finished Room will use your personal information, The Finished Room will prominently post such changes prior to implementing the change. The Finished Room encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how The Finished Room is protecting your information.
The Finished Room welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Statement. If you believe that The Finished Room has not adhered to this Statement, please contact The Finished Room by telephone, e-mail, or postal mail.
The Finished Room Privacy
The Finished Room
4040 Nine/McFarland Drive
Alpharetta, GA 30004
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