Effective as of 5/25/2018

Acceptance of Privacy Policy

Welcome to www.thestormjewerly.com (the “Site”), operated by The Storm, LLC (“Company”, “we” or “us”).   This Privacy Policy, including any future modifications (this “Privacy Policy”) applies to personal information (i.e., information that identifies a specific person, such as full name or email address) collected through your use of the Site and any other sites, applications, features, content or promotions offered by us from time to time that link or otherwise refer to this Privacy Policy (collectively, the “Services”), whether as a guest or a registered user.  The Services are for a general audience, are not targeted to children, and do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under 13 years of age.  This Privacy Policy is effective with respect to all information that we have collected, or in the future collect, from you.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before you start to use the Services. By accessing and/or using the Services, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by these this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use available at https://thestormjewelry.com/pages/terms-of-use incorporated herein by reference and to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations (collectively, “Applicable Law”). If you do not want to agree to this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use, you must not access or use the Services.

Categories of Information We Collect

  • Information You Provide to Us.  When you purchase a product, register or subscribe to a Service (e.g., a newsletter), enter a sweepstakes or contest, communicate with our support personnel or otherwise communicate with us, you may provide us with information.  Such information may include, for example, your name, physical address, email address, billing information, phone number, cellphone number and demographic information.  By providing us with this information, you consent to your information being collected, used, disclosed and stored by us in accordance with this Privacy Policy.  If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.
  • User Contributions.  The Services may contain the ability to post content or comments or otherwise communicate with other users, including, without limitation, comment sections, profiles, forums and other interactive features that allow users to post, submit, publish, display or transmit to other users or other persons (hereinafter, “post”) content or materials (collectively, “User Contributions”) on or through the Services.  Any User Contribution you post to the Services including, any accompanying identifying information will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, may be available publicly and may be displayed in search results on external search engines.  By providing any User Contribution on or through the Services, you grant us and our affiliates and service providers, and each of their and our respective licensees, successors and assigns the right to use, reproduce, modify, perform, display, distribute and otherwise disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose, including, without limitation, commercial and promotional purposes.
  • Information From Social Media and Other Sources.  We may obtain information about you on the Internet, offline sources or other public or commercial sources including, but not limited to, from the information you have provided on social media services.  When you access the Service through a third-party service (e.g., Facebook, Twitter), you connect the Service to a third-party service or share our content via a third-party service, you are authorizing us to collect, store, and use such information and content in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
  • Information From Your Use of the Services.  Information we obtain from your use of the Services includes information obtained using various types of tracking software, such as “cookies,” beacons and other tracking technology which collect information about you when you visit our Site or when you use the Service.  Information collected includes, but is not limited to, your browser type and version, IP address, operating system and platform, when you open email that we send you and other information.  You may turn off part or all of our tracking software which has been placed on your computer by following the instructions on your browser.  However, if you prevent the use of tracking software, it will be more difficult, and may be impossible, for you to use the Service or portions of the Services.   If you access the Service from a mobile or other device, we may collect a unique device identifier assigned to that device, geolocation data (including your precise location), or other transactional information for that device. You may turn off part or all of mobile tracking through your mobile device settings, however, if you prevent tracking on your mobile device, it will be more difficult, and may be impossible, for you to use the Service or portions of the Services.

Use and Disclosure of Information

We may use your information, including, any personal information, as follows:

  • To provide the Services to you and other users. 
  • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us, including, without limitation, billing, shipping and tracking your orders. 
  • To contact you, for example, to provide you with information, about your account or other products or services and notify you about issues with or changes to the Services or our policies.  You agree that Company or our agents may email, call or text you regarding your account or your transactions and that we may listen to and record phone conversations you have with us for training purposes or to evaluate the quality of our service,
  • To promote the Services or our other promotions, products and services to you, including, jointly with third-party marketing partners (“Marketing Partners”).  In addition, we may share your information, including, your personal information, with our Marketing Partners for their own use.  If you do not wish to receive these communications, you may opt-out by clicking the unsubscribe link or following the instructions included in the communication.  Please note, however, that you cannot opt-out of certain administrative communications.
  • To allow service providers and other third parties to assist in providing and managing the Services.
  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including, for billing and collection.
  • To display and target advertisements and content on the Services and on third-party services. Some advertisements and other content may be delivered by third-party advertising networks and advertisers that may use cookies and similar technologies to collect and track information such as demographic information, inferred interests, aggregated information, and activity to assist them in delivering advertising that is more relevant to your interests.  To find out more about third-party advertising networks and similar entities that use these technologies, see www.aboutads.info.  If you would like to opt-out of such ad networks’ and services’ advertising practices, go to www.aboutads.info/choices to opt-out in desktop and mobile web browsers.  You may download the AppChoices app at www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt-out in mobile apps.
  • To provide and improve the Services including improving algorithms and to provide customer support.
  • To allow social sharing of content. 
  • In combination with information we obtain from other sources, including, without limitation, offline sources.        
  • To protect the rights, including legal rights, and safety of ourselves and others.
  • To provide information to our representatives, advisors, corporate affiliates and business partners. 
  • In connection with the sale of substantially all of our assets, or a line of our business to which personal information or other information relates, or an acquisition or merger.
  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide the information or otherwise provide consent.

Sensitive Information

We do not intentionally collect sensitive information, such as social security numbers, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, criminal background or trade union membership (“Sensitive Information”) and we ask that you do not disclose it on the Services.  However, if Sensitive Information is included in your User Contributions, we will have access to such information described above and such information will be treated in the same way as information that is not sensitive.

Payment Services

We use an unaffiliated payment service(s) to allow you to purchase a product or make payments (“Payment Service”).  If you wish to purchase a product or make a payment using the Payment Service, you will be directed to the Payment Service to enter your payment information.  Any information that you provide to a Payment Service will be subject to the applicable Payment Service’s privacy policy, rather than this Privacy Policy.  We have no control over, and are not responsible for, any Payment Service’s use of information collected through any Payment Service.  By submitting such information, you grant to the Payment Service the right to provide such information to third parties for purposes of facilitating the completion of any transaction initiated by you or on your behalf.

Safeguarding Your Information

We are committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of commercially reasonable security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.  However, no one can guarantee the complete safety of your information.  It is your responsibility to keep your password confidential. Do not share this information with anyone. If you are sharing a computer, you should always log out before leaving a site or service to protect access to your information from subsequent users.

Data Location 

The Services are hosted and operated in United States. United States data protection and other relevant laws may not be the same as those in your jurisdiction if you are located outside of the United States.  In certain circumstances law enforcement or regulatory agencies, courts or security authorities in the United States may be entitled to access your personal information.   If you are a user located outside the United States, please read this privacy policy with care. You understand and consent to having any personal information transferred to and processed in the United States. 

Do Not Track Signals 

At this time, we do not respond to browser 'Do Not Track' signals. 

Changes to Privacy Policy

Please note that we may change this Privacy Policy from time-to-time.  Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted to the Service and/or emailed to the last email address you have given to us and will become effective as of the earlier of the date we post the revised privacy policy on the Services or send the email.

Accuracy and Updates to Personal Information

To the extent that you provide us with current information, we do our best to keep your information accurate and up-to-date. If your information changes (including, but not limited to, a change in your email address) then you are responsible for notifying us of those changes so that we can keep your records up-to-date.  You may contact us at info@thestormjewelry.com to update your account or preferences. 

Third-party Services

Other websites and services to which we link, through which you access the Services, or share information from the Services and which are not owned or controlled by us are not subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy.  Any visit you make to those other services is at your own risk.  Third parties that support the Service, including by providing advertising or other services, such as analytics, may use tracking technologies to collect information about your use of the Service or other third-party services.  We do not control these third-party technologies or services and their use is governed by the privacy policies of third parties using such technologies.  If you choose to share your shopping activity or a product on a third-party service, such activity may be visible on the Services as well.  Such third-party’s use of any information you share is governed by the third-party’s privacy policy. 

Data Retention

We will retain your information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or allowed by law.  However, remember that even after you cancel your account, copies of some information from your account may remain viewable in some circumstances where, for example, you have shared information with social media or other services.  Because of the nature of caching technology, your account may not be instantly inaccessible.  We may also retain backup information related to your account on our servers for some time after cancelation for fraud detection or to comply with applicable law or our internal security policies.  It is not always possible to completely remove or delete all of your information due to technical constraints, contractual, financial or legal requirements.

Your California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of the Services that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to info@thestormjewelry.com or mail us at THE STORM, 2658 Griffith Park Blvd. #604, Los Angeles, CA 90039.

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at: info@thestormjewelry.com or by mail using the details provided below:

The Storm
[Re: Privacy Compliance Officer]
2658 Griffith Park Blvd #604
Los Angeles, California 90039