We are committed to protecting personal and financial information disclosed to us. In the course of providing wedding planning and other related services, we will collect certain information from you. The intent of this policy is to disclose our privacy practices with regard to such information.
Information You Give Us
We require information from you in order for you to be an account holder of MaharaniWeddings.com or to be an active member or vendor of MaharaniWeddings.com. When creating an account you will be required to provide your:
- first and last name
- email address
- city and state
- billing information (members and vendors only)
- contact phone number (members and vendors only)
- Improve our user features and products
- Update our database with user geographical information
- Send periodic emails to our users about promotional items, contests, special offers and announcements, including our Delightful Details newsletter.
- Contact you for market research purposes
You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features.
Information Automatically Stored
We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, like many Websites, we use “cookies,” and we obtain certain types of information when your Web browser accesses MaharaniWeddings.com or advertisements. Cookies cannot and will not be used by us to retrieve any personal information about you from your computer that you have not previously and voluntarily provided to us. However, cookies may also be received when you link to our affiliates’ websites or when you view or click on advertisements served by outside advertising companies and we do not have control over how they use this information.
The Help portion of your Web browser will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies. Additionally, you can disable or delete similar data in your browser. While you can read our editorial content and use certain portions of MaharaniWeddings.com without allowing cookies to be stored on your computer, these cookies allow you to take advantage of some of our essential features. We therefore recommend that you leave cookies enabled.
We may also use web beacons or small graphics to measure and improve the efficiency of the advertisements on MaharaniWeddings.com. The information gathered may include: which advertisement was shown, the date and time the advertisement was shown, and your IP address.
Use of Your Information
MaharaniWeddings.com is committed to protecting your privacy in regards to your personal and financial information. The information gathered by us is used to understand your needs and to provide you with better service. For example, the information we collected is used to:
MaharaniWeddings.com is protected by industry standard SSL (Secure Socket Layers) where appropriate. We have also, through firewalls and other means, attempted to ensure the security and privacy of information disclosed by you. All sensitive personal and financial information is restricted and our employees have access to your information only to perform specific tasks. While we have in place reasonable electronic procedures that safeguard your information collected online, no system on the Internet is completely secure. As such, we encourage the use of discretion when browsing the Internet or when visiting any website, including MaharaniWeddings.com.
Links to Other Websites
We have affiliate links to many other online resources. While we do not share, trade, sell or allow access of your personal information to any third parties, we are not responsible for the practices employed by these affiliates or their websites linked to or from MaharaniWeddings.com nor the information or content contained on these third party websites. You should carefully review their privacy statements and other conditions of use and you agree you provide information or engage in transactions with these affiliates at your own risk.
Protection of MaharaniWeddings.com and Others:
We will release account and other personal information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of MaharaniWeddings.com, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction. However, this does not include selling, renting, sharing, or otherwise disclosing personally identifiable information from customers for commercial purposes in violation of the commitments set forth in this Privacy Notice.
Request of Information Held
You may request to receive any information that we have collected from you as stated by law. Please email us at privacy@MaharaniWeddings.com to receive this information. A small fee may be charged for this information.
January 1, 2009.