Gotooptician.com understands your concern with regard to the information you share with us and how we make use of such information. We value the trust you place in us and that's why we insist upon the highest standards for secure transactions and customer information privacy. Please read the following statement to learn about our information gathering and dissemination practices.
1. Collection of Personally Identifiable Information and other Information
When you use our Site, we collect and store your personal information which is provided by you from time to time. Our primary goal in doing so is to provide you a safe, efficient, smooth and customized experience. This allows us to provide services and features that most likely meet your needs, and to customize our Site to make your experience safer and easier.
We collect information from users whenever they:
· Register on our website
· Order products from our website
· Subscribe to our newsletter
· Contact us via customer care – phone, email and other modes.
· Engage into any other activity with us which may require a user to enter personal information.
Where possible, we indicate which fields are required and which fields are optional. You always have the option to not provide information by choosing not to use a particular service or feature on the Website. We may automatically track certain information about you based upon your behavior on our Website. We use this information to do internal research on our users' demographics, interests, and behavior to better understand, protect and serve our users. This information is compiled and analyzed on an aggregated basis. This information may include the URL that you just came from (whether this URL is on our Website or not), which URL you next go to (whether this URL is on our Site or not), your computer browser information, and your IP address.
If you choose to buy on the Site, we collect information about your buying behavior.
If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the Website, we may collect such information into a file specific to you.
To process your order we will ask you for personal data when you register for a purchase (this will include your name, date of birth, e-mail and postal addresses, details of any prescription supplied to you by your eye care practitioner), credit / debit card number and a credit / debit card expiration date and/ or other payment instrument details.
Users can choose not to provide or disclose certain information and continue browsing the website anonymously, however certain activities on our website like registration, order placement etc. would mandatorily require the user to provide personal information as mentioned above.
You will need to give your consent before any processing takes place and your personal data will only be used for the purposes stated or at the point of collection. We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of personal data protection and will not collect information about you without your consent.
2. Use of Demographic / Profile Data / Your Information
We use personal information to provide the services you request. To the extent we use your personal information to market to you, we will provide you the ability to opt-out of such uses. We use your personal information to resolve disputes; troubleshoot problems; help promote a safe service; collect money; measure consumer interest in our products and services, inform you about online and offline offers, products, services, and updates; customize your experience; detect and protect us against error, fraud and other criminal activity; enforce our terms and conditions; and as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
In our efforts to continually improve our product and service offerings, we collect and analyze demographic and profile data about our users' activity on our Site and identify them.
We identify and use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Website. We also use your IP address to help identify you and collect broad demographic data.
A "cookie" is a small piece of information stored by a web server on a web browser so it can be later read back from that browser. Cookies are useful for enabling the browser to remember information specific to a given user. We place both permanent and temporary cookies in your computer's hard drive. The cookies do not contain any of your personally identifiable information.
We use data collection devices such as "cookies" on certain pages of the Site to help analyze our web page flow, measure promotional effectiveness, and promote trust and safety. "Cookies" are small files placed on your hard drive that assist us in providing our services. We offer certain features that are only available through the use of a "cookie".
4. Sharing of personal information
We may share personal information with our other corporate entities and affiliates to help detect and prevent identity theft, fraud and other potentially illegal acts; correlate related or multiple accounts to prevent abuse of our services; and to facilitate joint or co-branded services that you request where such services are provided by more than one corporate entity. Those entities and affiliates may not market to you as a result of such sharing unless you explicitly opt-in.
6. Security Precautions
Our Site has stringent security measures in place to protect the information under our control from loss, misuse, and alteration. Whenever you change or access your account information, we offer the use of a secure server. Once your information is in our possession we adhere to strict security guidelines, protecting it against unauthorized access.
We provide all Users with the opportunity to opt-out of receiving non-essential (promotional, marketing-related) communications from us.
If you want to remove your contact information from all gotooptician.com lists and newsletters, please visit www.gotooptician.com
8. Your Consent
10. Grievance Officer