this policy describes and explains:
- the types of personally identifiable information collected from you and how ducduc will use such information;
- the parties with whom your personal information may be shared;
- your ability to access, review, edit and/or delete your personal information;
- your options regarding ducduc’s collection, use and dissemination of your personal information;
- the security measures in place to safeguard your personal information;
- privacy issues relating to the personal information of children;
- your acceptance of the terms;
- contacting us.
what information does ducduc collect? how does ducduc use my information?
ducduc gathers from you a variety of information as you take advantage of our services.
personal information. ducduc collects personal information in different ways, including, without limitation, when you register on our site, complete online surveys, or notify ducduc of any problems or complaints. the information that ducduc collects may include, without limitation, contact information (name, email address, birth date, gender, zip code, occupation, industry and personal interests), unique identifiers (social security number), financial information (credit card numbers) and demographic information (zip code, age and income levels). at ducduc, we endeavor to indicate that your disclosure of certain information is optional when we do not consider it mandatory.
generally, ducduc may use your personal information as follows:
- we may use contact information to deliver orders to you and contact you when necessary. we also may use this information to send you newsletters, information about ducduc, and other promotional materials, which you may opt-out of as described below.
- we may use unique identifiers to verify your identity and for use in our record system.
- we may use financial information to verify your credit card information and to bill you for products and services. when you transmit credit card information to us, the credit card information is encrypted with ssl (secure socket layer) encryption.
- we may use demographic and profile data to tailor your experience at our site. this data allows us to deliver content that we think may be of interest to you and to display content according to your preferences.
- we may disclose all of the information that we collect, as described below in section (2).
we will perform statistical analyses of the behaviors and characteristics of our visitors in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of our web site. we may share this statistical information with advertisers and other companies with which we do business.
ducduc reserves the right to contact you regarding your account status and any other matters relevant to the services and products provided to you and/or the information collected from you. if you do not wish to receive correspondence relating to ducducnyc.com or other promotions or products, please indicate your preference by opting-out as described below.
information from your computer. in addition to the collection of personal information, our web site recognizes certain information about your computer, such as the browser, operating system, ip address and home server from which you access the internet. we may keep track of the domains from which people visit our site. your ip address is used to help identify you, gather broad demographic data, identify trends and statistics, help diagnose problems with our server and administer our web site. we may use your ip address information when compiling and reporting aggregate information to companies doing business with us. we normally do not link ip addresses to any personally identifiable information; however, when we feel it is necessary to enforce compliance with our terms of service or to protect our service, site, customers, visitors or others, we may use ip addresses to identify a visitor.
other information practices. ducduc may supplement the information we receive from you with information received from third parties. additionally, ducduc may contain links to other web sites. we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other sites. you should check the privacy policies of these other web sites when providing personally identifiable information.
to whom may my information be disclosed?
ducduc reserves the right to use or disclose information as we deem appropriate to help us provide our services, to maintain and operate our web site, or to protect our web site, our systems, or our visitors. further, in addition to the situations described above, we may disclose visitor information in special instances when we have reason to believe disclosure is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interfering with ducduc’s rights or property, other ducducnyc.com users or anyone else. we may disclose user information when subpoenaed, for government investigations and when we otherwise believe in good faith that the law requires such disclosure.
ducduc may, from time to time, share the information received from you or your computer as described above in section (1) with other persons or entities, such as other companies doing business with ducduc (e.g., web hosting services and e-mail hosting services). we reserve the right to distribute your information to third parties at any time, unless you opt-out by asking us to remove your information from our databases and discontinue providing you with information about our products and services as described below in section (4).
how can i access, modify and/or delete my information?
you may, at any time, review, edit and/or remove from our database any information we maintain on you by contacting our web site by e-mail at email@example.com. we will comply with any request to review, edit or remove your information.
what are my options regarding ducduc’s collection, use and dissemination of my information?
if you are over 13 years of age, information you provide to us may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by ducduc and/or companies doing business with us. however, we allow you to opt-out from having the information you provide to us being used for such marketing and promotional purposes. if you want to opt-out, you can do so by sending an email with your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
what security measures are in place with respect to my information?
ducduc has appropriate physical, electronic and procedural security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. for example, we encrypt your credit card information with ssl (secure socket layer). however, ducduc cannot and does not ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. you transmit information to us at your own risk.
ducduc requires you to create and then utilize a user id and password in order to access your online account at ducducnyc.com. you are responsible for all actions taken with your user id and password, and you are solely responsible for protecting the security of your password. we recommend that you not disclose your password to anyone else, and that you take all reasonable steps to protect the integrity of your password, such as logging off when you are away from your computer.
what about the privacy rights of children?
we are committed to protecting the privacy interests of children. therefore, we do not and will not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under 13 years of age. if any data entry by a visitor indicates that such visitor is under the age of 13 years, all data from that visitor is deleted from our system. if a child under 13 years of age wants to participate on our web site, we insist that the child’s parents participate in his or her experience on our site. we welcome family participation.
how can i contact ducduc?
new york design center
200 lexington avenue, no. 701
new york, ny 10016