This Privacy Statement applies to information, including personal information, collected about you by Athena's Grove. Personal information is information, or a combination of pieces of information that could reasonably allow you to be identified. Some AthenasGrove.com pages may contain links to non-Athena's Grove sites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies of those sites. We recommend you review the privacy policies of each site you visit.
We may collect information about you from a variety of sources, including information we collect from you directly; information we collect about you when you visit our sites, use our services, or view our online advertisements; and information we collect about you from other sources (where permitted by law).
We collect information directly from you when you choose to register with our site, participate in our offers and programs, purchase products from our site, or otherwise provide information directly to us. The following are examples of information we may collect directly from you:
We may obtain information about you from other sources, including commercially available sources, such as data aggregators and public databases. The following are examples of information we may collect from other sources:
All of the information we collect about you may be combined to help us tailor our communications to you to maximize your customer experience with Athena's Grove.
We use the information we collect to provide the products and services you request, to tell you about other products and services offered by Athena's Grove and to manage our sites and services.
The following are ways we may use the information we collect about you:
We give you choices about how we communicate with you.
Our Site provides you the opportunity to opt-in and to opt-out of receiving communications from Athena's Grove. To have your information removed from the Athena's Grove database, please contact us with your request online or by email as follows:
PLEASE NOTE: If you choose to stop receiving promotional messages from us, we will honor your request. However, we will continue to send you service related communications and we may need to keep the information we have collected about you for record keeping, analysis or other reasons, to the extent permitted by law.
Web Beacons. Web beacons are small bits of code embedded in web pages or in emails. We may use web beacons to deliver or communicate with cookies, to count users who have visited a web page, and to understand usage patterns. We also may include web beacons in e-mails to learn if messages have been opened, acted on, or forwarded. You can disable the ability of Web beacons to capture information by declining cookies.
Other Technologies. Examples of other technologies we may use to provide better service to you include:
In general, we do not share personal information outside of Athena's Grove unless we have clearly asked for and obtained your explicit consent.
Third-party service providers. We rely on third-party service providers to perform a variety of services on our behalf. In so doing, we may need to share your personal information with them. Please note that we provide our service providers with only the personal information they need to perform their services and we require that they protect this information and not use it for any other purpose.
For example, we may rely on a service provider to:
In addition, where permitted by law, we may also rely on a service provider to:
We provide these companies with the personal information they need to provide these services on our behalf. We require these companies to protect this personal information and to not use the information for any other purpose.
Other situations. We may disclose your personal information
Aggregated and non-personal information. We may share aggregated information that cannot identify you for general business analysis. For example, we may disclose the number of visitors to Athena's Grove sites or services.
Athena's Grove may enable users to submit their own content for contests, blogs, videos, and other functions. Please remember that any information you disclose becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal, financial or other information in a submission. Athena's Grove cannot prevent such information from being used in a manner that may violate this Privacy Statement, the law, or your personal privacy and safety. Athena's Grove is not responsible for the results of such postings.
We are committed to keeping personal information secure. We have appropriate technical, administrative and physical procedures in place to protect personal information from loss, misuse or alteration.
We limit access to personal information to those who have a business need. We keep personal information only for a reasonably needed amount of time.
When we provide your personal information to our third party service providers we require those companies to protect the information and to not use the information for any other purpose.
When we collect or transmit sensitive information such as a credit card number, we use industry standard methods to protect that information.
Please note that email may not be encrypted and cannot be considered a secure means of transmitting credit card numbers. Athena's Grove will never ask you to submit your credit card information via email.
Your personal information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in a country other than the one in which it was provided. This may include the US. When we do so, we transfer the information in compliance with applicable data protection laws.
We take steps to protect personal information no matter what country it is stored in or transferred to. We have procedures and controls as appropriate to help ensure this.
We do not intend to collect personal information from children under 13 online. When we do collect personal information from children, we do so in compliance with applicable country children's data protection laws.
U.S. sites that collect information from children under the age of 13 are covered by a privacy statement that meets the requirements of the U.S. Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. Click here to read that Privacy Statement.
We will post changes to this Privacy Statement and update the effective date when this Privacy Statement is updated. The changes will take effect as soon as posted.
Last Updated: July 2012