Oysters Co (“us,” “our,” or “we”) has prepared this Privacy Statement to ensure that the viewers of this website (www.oystersco.com) (the “Website”) and subscribers to Oysters Co’s newsletter or other online services and products (collectively, the “Online Services”) are aware of Oysters Co’s practices concerning information collected from users of the Website and subscribers and purchasers of Online Services (“Users”).
All information transmitted, submitted to, or acquired from, the Website shall be deemed to be the property of Oysters Co and Oysters Co shall have the right to use such information for the purposes described herein to the extent that such use is consistent with applicable law.
1. Terms and Conditions of Use
2. Information Collected
When a User uses, registers for or subscribes for any Online Services, or interacts with the Website in other ways, such as by submitting questions or comments, or requesting information or materials.
User acknowledges and authorizes Oysters Co to collect the following information: User’s domain name, IP address, and computer and web browser type.
Any information provided to Oysters Co by User through the submission of any forms, surveys and any other information received from User, including, but not limited to, email addresses regardless of whether provided by Users or otherwise acquired by Oysters Co as a result of correspondence with Users, personally identifiable information, and financial and demographic information relative to Users; and any information relative to User’s utilization of the Website including information relative to what web pages Users visit or access.
To accomplish the foregoing or for any other reason deemed permissible under applicable law, Oysters Co may utilize “cookies” on the Website. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to a user’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes.
3. Use of Information
All information collected may be utilized to enhance a User’s personal experience at the Website by enabling Oysters Co to present content believed to be tailored to each User’s individual interest profile.
Contact information collected from Users may be utilized to send each such User information and promotional material from Oysters Co or its affiliates, partners or other third parties who have contracted with Oysters Co.
Users of the Website acknowledge and authorize Oysters Co to contact each User in accordance with the foregoing by telephone notwithstanding the fact that such User may have opted into the Federal Trade Commission’s National Do Not Call or other similar registry.
4. Third Party Disclosure
Oyster Co will utilize its best efforts to disclose a User’s information only to those third parties that Oyster Co deems, in its sole discretion, to be reputable. Notwithstanding the foregoing, by utilizing the Website and/or Online Services, User hereby releases Oysters Co from any claims, damages, losses and liabilities resulting from or arising out of Oysters Co’s disclosure of any such User’s information to any third party.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, Oysters Co reserves the right to release and disclose any and all information relative to any User to law enforcement or other governmental officials as Oysters Co, in its sole and absolute discretion, deems necessary to comply with any applicable law or at the request any governmental entity or agency.
5.Access and Modification of Information
To the extent required by applicable law, User may request that Oysters Co inform User about the personal information maintained by us with respect to User, and where appropriate, request that Oysters Co update, correct and/or suppress personal information about User that we maintain. Oysters Co will make all required updates and changes within the time specified by applicable law, and where permitted, may charge an appropriate fee to cover the costs of responding to such request.
Please remember, if User makes such a request, Oysters Co may not be able to provide User with the same quality and/or variety of Online Services to which User is accustomed.
User is permitted to remove User’s personal contact information from Oysters Co marketing list by utilizing the “Unsubscribe” link located at the bottom of every email sent to Users by Oysters Co or by directing any other request, in writing, to: Oysters Co, 2395 Pleasantdale Road, Suite 12, Doraville, Georgia, 30340. To protect User’s confidentiality, Oysters Co will only respond to the physical or email address provided to Oysters Co in User’s request.
6. Information From Minors
No information collected from children is knowingly used for any purpose whatsoever, either inside or outside the Website.
7. Anti-Spam Policy
Oysters Co seeks to ensure that it and third parties with whom it provides information relative to Users comply with all applicable law relative to contact with Users. In this regard, Oysters Co will only contact Users for the following purposes:
a) to acknowledge Oysters Co’s receipt of a User’s subscription application, online order or similar transaction, or to request additional information or action from User relative to any such transaction;
b) in response to a User inquiry regarding the status of any transaction;
c) periodic contact expressing our appreciation for User’s business or patronage; and
In addition, Oysters Co has instituted the following protocols relative to electronic mail correspondence in order to facilitate Oysters Co’s compliance with applicable law such as the Can-Spam Act, including among other things:
a) all emails sent to Users by Oysters Co will conspicuously identify Oysters Co as the sender;
b) the Subject of emails will accurately describe the subject matter of the contents thereof, including clearly and conspicuously stating that the e-mail message is an advertisement if applicable;
c) email message will contain an “Unsubscribe” link located at the bottom thereof, which will allow the User to opt out of getting email from Oysters Co in the future; and
d) a current physical mailing address will be contained in all email communications, where the User can send suggestions, complaints or other correspondence.
8. Information Security
Oysters Co implements security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of User’s information.
Oysters Co restricts access to personal information to Oysters Co’s business partners who may need such information in order to operate, develop or improve Online Services.
Persons receiving such information are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.
Changes will not apply retroactively and will become effective immediately after they are posted. However, changes addressing new functions for an Online Service or changes made for legal reasons will be effective immediately.