Belisi Privacy Notice
Last updated: August 20, 2009
Belisi values your privacy. We know that you care about how
information about you is used when you provide it at Belisi.com. We appreciate
your trust. By visiting Belisi.com, you are accepting the practices described
in this Privacy Notice.
What Personal Information About Customers Does Belisi.com
The information we learn from our customers helps us
personalize your shopping experience at Belisi.com. Here are the types of
information we gather.
Information You Submit at Belisi.com: We receive and store
any information you enter on Belisi.com, including email address, or give to us
in any other way. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then
you might not be able to take advantage of many of the features offered on
Belisi.com. We use the information that you provide to respond to your
requests, customize your shopping experience, make improvements to our services
and communicate with you.
Email A Friend. If you choose to use our referral service to
tell a friend about our site, we will ask for your friend's name and email
address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him
or her to visit the site. Belisi Fashions does not store this information.
Automatic Information: We receive and store certain types of
information whenever you interact with us at Belisi.com, like many other web
your web browser to Belisi.com. It is possible to use certain tools to block
cookies; however, if you choose to use these tools, we won't be able to provide
you with a personalized experience at Belisi.com.
E-mail Communications: To help us make e-mails more useful
to you, we often receive confirmation by using Web beacons when you open or
click on a link in an email from Belisi.com. See "What are Cookies and
other Tracking Utilities?" If you would like to adjust your e-mail
preferences, please visit your "My Account" and change your
preferences. You may also unsubscribe to any promotional email by following the
instructions included in each email.
Information from Other Sources: We may receive information
about you from a third party service provider such as a credit reporting agency
and add it to your account information stored in the Belisi database.
Contacting you via Cellular Phone: We will only contact you
via your cellular phone if you provide your cellular phone number to us.
What types of email communications does Belisi.com send?
Administrative emails related to your orders: If you place
an order at Belisi.com, we will send you emails related to that order. For
example, telling you when the order has been shipped or if you request a
refund, when that refund has been processed. If you wish, you may opt-out of
receiving these administrative emails by changing your preferences in "My
Use of Data Collected
We use your contact information to send you information
about our company and promotional material from our partners. We may also use
your personal, demographic and profile data for marketing and promotional
purposes, send SMS alerts or notification, and for editorial or feedback
purposes for our advertisers. Information collected by us may be added to our
databases and used for future telemarketing, SMS text-messaging, e-mails or postal
mailings. By using this site, you agree that you may be contacted in any manner
contemplated in this section even if your number is found on a do not call
registry, in-house list or similar registry.
Blog subscriptions & special reports: Belisi publishes
blogs and sometimes publishes special reports about fashion. If you
specifically request to receive these communications, we will send them to you.
Any advertisements placed in these blog emails are for products sold by Belisi
Fashions, Inc. and again, we don't offer advertising to 3rd parties.
How do I opt-out from receiving email communications?
Opt-out link in emails: In all emails we send there is an
opt-out link. If you click the opt-out link, you will be opted-out from the
type of email in which you've clicked the link. For example, if you click the
opt-out link from one of the blog update emails, you will not longer get the
blog update email, but you will still continue to receive administrative emails
about your account.
How do I opt-out from SMS text messaging?
For SMS text messages, you may remove your information by
replying "STOP", "END", "QUIT" to the SMS text
message you have received and we will remove your personal information within
10 days of receiving such request.
Your account at Belisi.com: If you have an account at
Belisi.com, you can change your email preferences and account information
(including email address) by clicking 'Edit My Account'. You'll be taken to a
page in which you can see all the various types of emails we send and choose
subscribe or unsubscribe as you wish. You may update or delete any account
information at 'Edit My Account' as well. Once your preferences are set, simply
click the 'Save' button.
Call our customer service center: If you would rather talk
to a person, you can call 1-800-434-1962 and one of our customer service
representative can opt you out of any emails you choose. Our hours of operation
are Monday-Friday, 24 hours/day, Saturday & Sunday 9am to 6pm Eastern Standard Time.
Send us a letter: In accordance with the CAN-SPAM Act, all
of our emails have our postal address at the bottom. It is PO Box 30609, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420. If you send a letter to our office, including the
email address you want unsubscribed, we will follow your instructions.
Contact us form: You can send us an email through our online
form. Click here to contact us.
What are Cookies and Other Tracking Utilities?
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that Belisi transfers
to your computer's hard drive through your web browser to enable our systems to
recognize your browser and to provide personalized product recommendations and
other personalized features. For this reason, we ties your personally
identifiable information to our cookies. While your browser will allow you to
disable cookies, we recommend that you leave them turned on so that you can
enjoy the best possible experience at Belisi.com. Some of our business partners
control over these third party cookies.
As is true of most Web sites, we gather certain information
automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet
protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP),
referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.
We use this information, which does not identify individual
users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements
around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a
whole. We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally
identifiable information. We use a third-party tracking service that uses
cookies to track non-personally identifiable information about visitors to our
site in the aggregate to capture usage and volume statistics to enhance our Web
We employ a software technology called Web beacons, that
help us better manage content on our site by informing us what content is
effective. Web beacons are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in
function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of Web users.
In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user’s computer hard drive, Web
beacons are embedded invisibly on Web pages and are about the size of the
period at the end of this sentence. We use clear gifs in our HTML- based emails
to let us know which emails have been opened by recipients. This allows us to
gauge the effectiveness of certain communications and the effectiveness of our
marketing campaigns. For this reason, we tie your email address to the Web
beacons. If you would like to opt-out of these emails, please see follow the
unsubscribe instructions in each email or change your email preferences in My
Does Belisi.com Share the Information It Receives?
Third-Party Service Providers: We may disclose personal information to other companies in connection
with marketing efforts including but not limited to direct marketing,
which may have no relationship to us. Furthermore, we may sell,
license, or share your information with third-parties for various
marketing purposes, including but not limited to telemarketing, e-mail
marketing, text messaging, and direct mail.
Google Checkout: You also have the option to use Google
Checkout when on site and completing an order. When you use this option, please
be aware that you will be taken to Google’s own site to finish the purchase.
you provide to them while on their site.
Links to Other Sites: This Web site contains links to other
sites that are not owned or controlled by Belisi Fashions. Please be aware that
we, Belisi Fashions, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such
other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read
the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally
identifiable information. This privacy statement applies only to information
collected by this Web site.
Business Transfers: As we continue to develop our business,
we might sell or buy assets. In such transactions, customer information,
generally is one of the transferred business assets. Also, in the event that
Belisi Fashions or substantially all of its assets are acquired, customer
information will be one of the transferred assets.
As Directed by Law: Belisi Fashions will release account
information and other personal information when we believe such release is
required in order to comply with the law, enforce our conditions of use, or
protect the rights, property or safety or Belisi.com, our customers or others.
This includes exchanging information with other companies for fraud protection
and credit risk reduction.
Can I have access to my personal information?
Belisi will provide you reasonable access to your personally
identifiable information, including email address, at no cost to you, within 30
days of your access request. If we cannot provide access within the 30-day
period, we will tell you when we will provide access. In the unlikely event
that we cannot provide you access to this information, we will explain why we
cannot do so. To request access to your personally identifying information,
click here to contact us or write us at the following address:
PO Box 30609
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420
How Secure is Information About Me on Belisi.com?
Belisi works to protect the security of your information,
including email address, during transmission to us by using Secure Sockets
Layer (SSL) software. SSL encrypts the information you submit online. Please be
aware, however, that no transmission of information via the Internet can be
entirely secure. You should, therefore, always use caution when submitting
personal information online. We take commercially reasonable steps to provide
security for your information once we receive it.
Are Children Allowed to Use Belisi.com?
Belisi does not sell products for purchase by children. At
present we do not sell children’s products; however, in the future, we may sell
children’s products for purchase by adults. If you are under 18, you may only
use Belisi.com with the involvement of a parent or guardian. We do not
knowingly collect any information from children under the age of 13.
Conditions of Use, Notices, and Revisions
If you choose to visit Belisi.com, your visit and any
dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Notice and our Conditions of
Use, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application
of the law of the state of Florida. If you are concerned about privacy at
Belisi.com, please contact us and we will attempt to address your concerns.
If you use a blog or upload photos/comments on our site you
should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there
can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be
used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the
personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums. When
you go to our blog, please note that it is hosted by a third party. Web pages
within its frame may appear to be on www. belisi.com when the user is still on
any information submitted while on our blog.
Testimonials & Photos
From time to time, we publish testimonials & photographs
on our site. By submitting photos, testimonials to us either through Belisi.com
or to our customer service department you are providing royalty-free, unlimited
consent to Belisi to modify and publish the content you have submitted to
Belisi.com or other Belisi owned website properties.
Belisi.com has arranged with PowerReviews, Inc. (d/b/a
Buzzillions) ("PowerReviews") to facilitate the collection of reviews
on products sold on Belisi.com. When you submit a product review to Belisi.com,
Your reviews may be posted on both Belisi.com and Buzzillions.com.
Changes in this Privacy Statement
Our business at Belisi is constantly changing. Over time,
our Privacy Notice and Conditions of Use will change as well. Unless otherwise
stated, our current Privacy Notice applies to all information and/or email
practices regarding information that we have about you and your account. We
value the trust you place in us when you shop at Belisi.com. If we change this
privacy statement in ways that affect the personally identifying information we
have collected through our Sites, we will post those changes in this space and
advise you of choices you may have as a result of those changes. We will also
post a prominent notice on our home page that this privacy statement has changed.