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Anika Laboratories Inc.
understands that you care how information about you is used. We appreciate your
trust. Anika Laboratories Inc. does not sell customer information to others. We
share customer information only within Anika Laboratories Inc., its agents,
affiliates and subsidiaries as described below. This notice describes our
described in this Privacy Notice.
What Information Does
The information we learn from customers helps us personalize and continually
improve your shopping experience at softandprecious.com. Here are the types of
information we gather.
Information You Give Us: We receive and store information you enter on our web
site or give us in any other way. You can choose not to provide certain
information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our
features. We use the information that you provide for such purposes as
responding to your requests, customizing future shopping for you, improving our
e-store, and communicating with you.
Links: This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that
softandprecious.com is not responsible for the privacy practice of such other
sites. When our users leave our site, they should read the privacy statements of
each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This
privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.
links to those websites, but softandprecious.com is not responsible for the
content on those sites.
Automatic Information: We
receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us.
For example, like many web sites, we use "cookies," and we obtain certain types
of information when your web browser accesses softandprecious.com. A number of
companies offer utilities through their web sites designed to help you visit web
sites anonymously. [www.anonymizer.com, www.IDzap.com, www.somebody.net, and
www.zeroknowledge.com. We cannot vouch for the effectiveness of any of these
products. In addition, the Federal Trade Commission provides useful information
about online privacy on its own Web site, Site Seeing on the Internet.]
Although we will not be able to provide you with a personalized experience at
softandprecious.com if we cannot recognize you, we want you to be aware that
these tools exist.
E-mail Communications: To
help us make e-mails more useful and interesting, we often receive a
confirmation when you open e-mail from softandprecious.com if your computer
supports such capabilities.
Information from Other Sources: For reasons such as improving personalization of
our service (for example, providing better product recommendations or special
offers that we think will interest you), we might receive information about you
from other sources and add it to our account information. We also sometimes
receive updated delivery and address information from our shippers or other
sources so that we can correct our records and deliver your next purchase or
communication more easily.
Does softandprecious.com Share the Information It Receives?
Anika Laboratories Inc. does not
sell customer information to others. We share customer information only within
Anika Laboratories Inc. Inc., its agents, affiliates and subsidiaries as
1. Agents: We employ other companies
and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include fulfilling
orders, delivering packages, sending postal mail and e-mail, removing repetitive
information from customer lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance,
processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These companies
may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but
may not use it for other purposes.
2. Protection of Anika Laboratories
and Others: We release account and other personal information when we believe
release is appropriate to comply with the law; enforce or apply our Conditions
of Sale and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of
softandprecious.com, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information
with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk
3. With Your Consent: Other than as
set out above, you will receive notice when information about you might go to
third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the
We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input.
We reveal only the last five digits of your credit card numbers when confirming
an order. Of course, we transmit the entire credit card number to the
appropriate credit card company during order processing.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password
and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.
Conditions of Use, Notices, and Revisions
If you choose to visit softandprecious.com, your visit and any dispute over
privacy is subject to this Notice and our Conditions of Sale, including
limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of the law of
the state of Illinois. If you have any concern about privacy at
softandprecious.com, please send us a thorough description to Anika Laboratories
Inc., and we will try to resolve it. Our business changes constantly. This
Notice and the Conditions of Sale will change also, and use of information that
we gather now is subject to the Privacy Notice in effect at the time of use. You
should check our web site frequently to see recent changes.
Information You Give Us
You provide information when you search, buy, participate in a contest or
questionnaire, or communicate with customer service. For example, you provide
information when you search for a product; make an order; communicate with us by
phone, e-mail, or otherwise; complete a questionnaire or a contest entry form or
participate in chats. As a result of those actions, you might supply us with
such information as your name, address, and phone number; credit card
information; people to whom purchases have been shipped, including address and
phone number; e-mails to us; and financial information, including Social
Security and driver's license numbers.
Examples of the information we collect and analyze include the internet protocol
(IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet; login; e-mail
address; password; computer and connection information such as browser type and
version, operating system, and platform; purchase history; the full Uniform
Resource Locators (URL) click stream to, through, and from our web site,
including date and time; cookie number; products you viewed or searched for; web
site areas you visited; and phone number used to call our 800 number.
With Your Consent: Other than as set out above, you will receive notice when
information about you might go to third parties, and you will have an
opportunity to choose not to share the information.