Privacy Policy


TECHATEA PRIVACY POLICY

TechaTea.com is committed to protect the privacy of the visitors to this site (the "Site"). The Privacy Policy at TechaTea.com has been created to ensure that you have an enjoyable shopping experience. It is however necessary for us to collect your personal information, but you can be assured that your information is safe with us. As set forth by this Privacy Policy, we respect and protect your right to privacy. This Privacy Policy applies only to this Site, but does not apply to other websites to which we link. 

Note:

  • TechaTea.com holds the authority to modify, update or change this policy at any time without any prior notice. To ensure that you are aware of any modifications to the policy, please refer to this policy frequently.
  • By visiting or using this Website you agree to this policy and consent to abide by the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. In case you do not agree to this policy, please do not use or access our Website.
  • By visiting or using the Website, you consent to our use and disclosure of your personal information in agreement to this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and subject to the Terms of Use.


INFORMATION COLLECTED

In order to access or use this Site, you need to first complete the registration process. During the registration process, your personal information such as name and email address will be collected by us. Once you complete and submit your registration, it means that you have consented to receive email communication from us.

We also collect your personal information when you use the Website. Usage of the Site can include, making purchases or opting to receive text messages about events, promotions or upcoming boutiques. When you opt to use these additional features, you will have to provide us with additional personal information, like your contact number, billing and shipping addresses and credit card information. Besides these, we may request additional personal information about your shopping preferences and demographics.

In addition to the above, we automatically gather certain information through the use of cookies, web beacons and other technologies, about the use of the Site, like what are your frequently visited areas of the Site. You can change the setting of most browsers in order to prevent cookies or to notify you when one is being placed. However, cookies are compulsory to access the Site.

If you want to invite an individual to join TechaTea.com, you will be required to provide his/her name and email address. TechaTea.com stores this information to confirm qualifying orders traceable to your account and to track the results of the invitation referrals. 


HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

The information collected by us will not be shared or disclosed to anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

The personal information that we collect is utilized to give you a more convenient and satisfying shopping experience, and to identify and/or provide information about products or services that may be of interest to you. We use your personally identifiable information in order to support and improve your use of the Site and its features, including but not limited to executing your order; providing customer service; tracking email invitations you send; and otherwise supporting your use of the Site and its features. To be of service to you, we may also track your past purchases in order to provide you with a shopping history personalized profile. Additionally, we may inform you about new products, services or special promotional programs, or send you offers or information.

We may allow certain trusted third parties to access your information with respect to their performance of services, which includes maintenance and operation of the Site, and certain features on the Site. For instance, we may allow third parties to host the Site; control different features offered on the Site; send emails; evaluate data; provide search results and links and support in executing your orders.

From time to time, your personally identifiable information may be shared in connection with strategic relationships. These strategic relationships may include but may not be limited to, operating a co-branded website or web pages with a strategic partner. These co-branded sites may collect different or additional information. Besides, we may provide links to websites controlled by third parties, on our Site. You should be aware that our privacy policy does not apply to these third party websites, and we have no control over these websites. You can refer to the privacy policy of the concerned website for the same.

In addition to this, we may share personally identifiable or other information with other websites, including our parent, subsidiaries, divisions, and affiliates.

Sometimes, we provide our postal mailing list (including customer names and postal mailing addresses, but not email addresses) to other companies whose products or services we believe may be of interest to you. To ascertain that these products may be of interest to you, the information that you share with us plus the information about your order may be connected to other personally identifiable information (including, purchase history and demographic information) available in our records and from other sources.

We may hand over your personally identifiable information as an asset, in the event of proposed or actual merger or sale (along with any transfers made as part of an insolvency or bankruptcy proceeding) involving complete or a part of our business or as part of a corporate reorganization, stock sale or other change in control.

We hold the right to disclose information in order to conform to a subpoena, court order, administrative or governmental order, or any other requirement of law, or when we, in our solitary will, believe it is required to protect our rights or the rights of others, in order to prevent harm or damage to persons or property, to fight against fraud and credit risk reduction.

The collective non-personally identifiable information is used by us to improve the Site and for business and administrative purposes. We may also use or share with third parties the aggregated data that contains no personally identifiable information, for any purpose.

HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION

We at TechaTea.com are committed to safeguard the information we collect from you. We deploy intelligent technical and management practices to ensure confidentiality, security and integrity of data stored on our system. Even though, as you may be aware that no computer system is completely secure, but we believe our implemented technological measures reduce the likelihood of security problems to a level appropriate to the type of data involved.

The Site encrypts your personal information and credit card number using secure socket layer (SSL) technology to assure secure transmission of the information from your PC to our servers. Furthermore, only concerned employees and third parties are allowed access to your information.


ACCESSING AND UPDATING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND PREFERENCES

If you are a registered user, you will be required to write an email to [email protected] in order to access and update your registration information or your email or communication preferences. However, please note that your friends and contacts may still be able to send email invitations to you. 

If you receive an email invitation to join the Site, you may choose not to receive these invitations in the future by following the instructions given in the email invitations. If you are a member, you may also opt out of receiving such invitations by altering your preferences as indicated above. We will undertake commercially feasible steps to attend to your opt-out requests promptly, but you may receive communications from us up to ten business days, until we process your request.

While we try our best to accommodate requests to restrict our use of your information, we also hold the authority to delete complete or any part of customer information if we are not able to reasonably entertain a requested restriction.


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