You're safe with us
At Andrew Christian, Inc., we take the protection of your privacy seriously. We use the information we collect strictly to improve the quality of your shopping experience and we never rent, trade or sell your private information to others. We also use the highest encryption standards available through an SSL certification.
The Information We Collect
Each time a user visits Andrew Christian, certain information is collected. That information is specific to your visit and whether you browse, shop or register. Depending on those actions, different unique information is gathered. The below information details the types of information we collect, how it is gathered and what is done with it.
Please note that we have the ability to retain any data that you provide on this website, even if you do not complete your [registration/transaction] by clicking [submit/next]. Such contact details and data may be used [state purpose(s) e.g. to contact you to inquire why you did not complete your [registration/transaction].
IP Address, Cookies, Pixel Tags and Gifs: Non-Identifying Info
Part of each visit to Andrew Christian is registered through an IP address that may help us diagnose issues with our servers and correct errors. Your IP address also allows us to gather broad, non-personal demographics that help us to analyze traffic patterns and how our site is browsed.
Cookies allow you to use the shopping cart on our site. Without cookies one cannot order from Andrew Christian online. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers transferred from our site to your computer so that we may identify you when you visit. These files also provide sales data thereby helping us serve you more efficiently.
Most computers are pre-set to accept cookies. You can opt to have your computer warn you each time cookies are being selected or you can opt to deny cookies. If you refuse the acceptance of cookies on your computer, you will not be able to complete an online order with us.
In order to monitor the success and usage of our email marketing campaigns, Andrew Christian may implement 'message format' or 'message open' sensing technology. These technologies require pixel tags or clear gifs which are unseen to the user, but send the appropriate information to our tracking system. This information allows us to identify if your email accepts HTML or text only emails so that we may send you the appropriate format.
Registration & Order Info
Andrew Christian uses a registration process and order form so that you can purchase online, request information and receive service from us. Your personal contact information (i.e. name, email address, telephone number, mailing address and etc.) is used to send you your order and to fulfill marketing programs.
Credit card information is completely secure and protected and collected for the sole purpose of billing you for your purchase.
Users may browse our products and information without registering. Registration is optional and only required to shop online.
How we use and share the information we collect
Andrew Christian is proud to inform you that we do not sell or share your personal information or email. Your information is only used to complete your order and for Andrew Christian direct marketing purposes, if you have opted for this feature.
Should you select the optional opportunity to receive emails from us about current offers and incentives, we will also use your email for this purpose. If you have not selected this option, you will not receive promotional emails. If you have opted to receive promotional email, you may choose to remove this feature from your account at any time and the emails will be stopped.
Your contact information may also be used should we ever need to contact you regarding your order.
Gift certificates and gifts also require that information to ship to third parties. This information receives the same courtesy detailed above for our customers.
Communications from Andrew Christian
Andrew Christian offers many modes of communication to our customers. Andrew Christian also reserves the right to communicate with our registered users regarding their order should the need arise.
Communication regarding transaction & account maintenance
Andrew Christian communications include order confirmations, order updates, problems with orders, delivery issues (as-needed) and management of accounts (should issues arise).
HTML Emails and Marketing
Andrew Christian offers our users an email option that allows us to communicate with you regarding sales, incentives, new products and etc. If you receive these emails you may opt at any time to remove yourself from this mailing list. If you do not receive emails, you may add yourself to this feature in your account management area.
Questions or Comments
Andrew Christian invites you to communicate with us should you have a question or would like to voice a concern regarding our privacy or security policies. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and a customer service associate will respond to you in a timely manner. You may also call us at 877-300-4136 or 818-508-9195.
Protecting Your Information
At Andrew Christian, your security is our first priority. We are committed to protecting the privacy of our customers and using the information responsibly and only for the purposes defined in our registration process. Our state-of-the-art software and ensures that information shared with Andrew Christian is secure and private.
We guarantee that every transaction you make at Andrew Christian will be safe. Many thousands of customers have successfully shopped online with us without issue or concern. When you shop online with us, you will join the ranks of those who have been so pleased with our service.
Our Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is among the best available for secure online transactions. We exceed all industry standards in securing transactions, encrypting all credit card information, name, address and other personal info so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet. These measures provide strong security to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of this information.
As an additional element of our security efforts, Andrew Christian requires you to create and use a customer username and password. This information is required to sign in and shop online with us. We strongly recommend that users select a password that is difficult to guess (in other words, do not use your name, birth date or other familiar phrases). We suggest you keep this information private and not leave it accessible to others. If you share an office or work-space, do not leave your password available in a document or other public arena.
If you happen to forget your password, please click the link 'Forgot Password?' and follow the instructions. Our Customer Service department will ensure that you receive a note to the email you used when you registered. If you would like to change your password, simply enter 'My Account' and follow the prompts to change your information.
Safe Shopping Guarantee
Federal law ensures that a credit card user will not be liable for charges in excess of $50.00 that result from the unauthorized use of that card. Debit cards have similar protections. While some exceptions do apply, it is required that users comply with credit card rules and regulations. Please take the time to review your cardholder policy for more details on this subject.
Should you be charged a fee by your credit card company for the illegal use of your card with your purchase from Andrew Christian, we will reimburse you up to $50 for that penalty.
Alternate Shopping Options
Andrew Christian stands behind its commitment to secure online shopping. However, if you are still uncomfortable shopping online, we invite you to call our friendly customer care center. Our representatives will be happy to place your order over the phone.
Changes to Security
Andrew Christian security policy was last updated on June 10, 2010. Andrew Christian, Inc. reserves the right to amend or append this policy at any time by posting those revisions on your site. Any changes will only affect information collected after this post date unless otherwise stated.