Our Privacy Pledge to You

 

  • Information We Collect
    At Beneath the Surface, we recognize that you are concerned about the privacy of the information that we collect and our plans for using this information. We respect and share that concern.

    Beneath the Surface collects information about the use of this site order to provide a secure and personalized experience. For example, we collect customer name, purchasing records, and shopping patterns.

    We may collect Information when you: (a) place an order; (b) send email messages or other information to us.

    Like many other websites, Beneath the Surface uses a standard technology called "cookies". Cookies are small pieces of information stored on your hard drive and not on our site. They can help make your Internet experience quicker and more convenient.

    Cookies also help us understand how customers use the site, which allows us to improve and tailor our service to you. You will not be able to use parts of the website service if you disable cookies.
  • Disclosure of Information
    Our pledge to you is that we only gather information about you that you want us to have and that we only use this information in order to facilitate the transactions that you have requested.

Under no circumstances, except as required by law, will the information collected by Beneath the Surface be sold, rented, loaned or otherwise released to outside or third parties without your express permission with the following exception:

We allow a third party (OwnerIQ, Inc.) to place an anonymous cookie in your browser.

We use third party (OwnerIQ, Inc.) for data collection and usage of data for advertising and this complies with all applicable privacy laws, rules, regulations and all self-regulatory best practice standards. 

  • Security Standards
    Our secure server software (SSL) is the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions. It encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address, so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet. We use industry-standard practices, such as encrypted storage and password protection systems, to safeguard the confidentiality of information.

    We do not accept credit card numbers delivered by email. Sending credit card numbers by email is not secure and should never be practiced.

    Should you ever desire to be removed from our database or mailing lists, simply
    Contact Us.