Privacy and Security Policy
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Privacy and Security
This policy is effective as of 05/16/2018.
Collection and Use of Information
When you visit our web site, place an order, request a catalog, otherwise interact with our web site, and/or contact us via e-mail, certain information is or may be collected. Among the types of information that may be collected are the following:
If you create an account, we may collect your name, company, address, phone number, and email address
If you place an order, we may collect your name, company, address, phone number, email address, billing information, the kind of product purchased and other information about your purchase
If you sign up for emails, we will collect your email address
If you request a catalog, we may collect your name, address, and email address
If you send us an email, we will collect your name, email address, and any information that you may choose to submit with the e-mail message
If you participate in any surveys, contests, wish lists, fundraising, and other voluntary offerings provided on the Web site, we will collect any information you submit as part of such offerings
We may collect information about your use of coupons and other discounts on our online store, including the number of discounts used, interests and shopping preferences.
We may collect any other information you provide us in response to suggestion forms or other questionnaires.
Use of Information
We use information we collect for the following purposes. We use information to analyze, manage and improve our Web site so that we may continually strive to provide you with the best shopping experience that we possibly can. Information on traffic patterns and the number of page visits and the like helps us to further develop and improve our Web site layout to better meet your needs. Of course, we also use information such as your name, address, phone number, e-mail address and credit card information to contact you, create your account, respond to your inquiries, send you a catalog and to process, deliver and receive payment for your purchases, and provided you the service that you requested (e.g., enter you into a sweepstakes). We may use such information to send you a promotional materials (e.g., a catalog or notify you of services, special offers, new products and other services that we believe may be of interest to you), or to send you administrative emails (e.g., notify you of important new changes in our Web site). We use collected information to help us diagnose problems with our server or other technical issues relating to the performance of the Web site. We may also use this information to improve our products and services and for internal business purposes, such as generating statistics and developing marketing plans.
Candles 4 Life takes reasonable precautions to protect the security of your personal information. Our Web site is hosted on servers that utilize SSL server software. Any credit card information that you provide is encrypted while it is being transmitted over the Internet in order to reduce the possibility that such information can be read by an unauthorized person. Any credit card information collected by us is stored in files held behind a firewall designed to protect your information and to deny unauthorized access by outside users. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.
Opt In/Opt Out
If you do not wish to receive promotional e-mails (e.g., emails regarding special offers or catalogs) from us, please let us know by sending us an e-mail to Please be sure that your e-mail includes your name and address. You may also change your preferences at any time by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of each e-mail you receive from us. When you create and account or complete a feedback form or one of our surveys, you may opt-out of receiving promotional correspondence from us. If you are requesting to be removed from our postal mailing list, please include your name, address and the source code that is located on the back of your catalog. As noted below, our mailing lists are NEVER made available to companies whose products and services we believe may be of interest to you.
Providing Information to Third Parties
We do not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to third parties. To serve you better, we may combine information you give us online, in our stores or through our catalogs. We may also combine that information with publicly available information and information we receive from or cross-reference with our partners and others. We use that combined information to enhance and personalize your shopping experience with us, to communicate with you about our products and events that may be of interest to you, and for other promotional purposes.
We may collect, store, accumulate certain, or create (by excluding personal data) non-personally identifiable information concerning your use of this Web site, such as information regarding which of our pages are most popular. We may use for any purpose and share or transfer to anyone such non-personally identifiable information in our discretion.
We may disclose any information, including personally identifiable information, we deem necessary, in our sole discretion, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, including to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on us, or in connection with detection, prevention or investigation of fraud.
We may disclose information about your browsing behavior and/or purchasing behavior while on our web site, including the products you purchased (but not your name, address, email address, telephone number, or any other personally identifiable information), to third party advertisers.
We may contract with companies or persons to provide certain services including credit card processing, shipping, data management, promotional services, etc. (our "Service Providers") . We provide our Service Providers with the information needed for them to perform these services. Our Service Providers are required not to use your information other than to provide the services requested by us.
A Note About Children
We do not intentionally gather personally identifiable information from visitors who are under the age of 13.
What type of information do we collect?
We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.
How do we collect information?
When you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.
Why do we collect such personal information?
We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:
1. To provide and operate the Services;
2. To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;
3. To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;
4. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services;
5. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.
How do we store, use, share and disclose our site visitors' personal information?
Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.
All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.
While most online stores keep your payment information in their database, our payment database deletes this information when order processing is completed.
How do we communicate with our site visitors?
We may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.
We implement "cookies" on our site so that as you select items to purchase, information about that item is stored for use on the order form or your saved cart. Additionally, when you login to your account, a "cookie" is created so that you do not have to reenter your name, address, etc... when you complete our online "SECURE" order form. Cookies also give you access your Saved Cart or a Previous Order.Cookies are essential for the shopping cart to function properly. The cookies we use do not give us any personal information about our customers, but they do tell us which pages they encounter errors or bugs on. This helps us correct problems, and keep providing product pages people are interested in.
Furthermore... Cookies are designed to enhance your web browsing experience, and as long as the site you visit is reputable, will cause no harm to your system. Under normal, everyday surfing of the Internet, cookies do not harm your system.
It is a good idea however, to periodically clear your "Temporary Internet Directory" this can be done in Internet Explorer by clicking "tools" then "Internet options" then under Temporary Internet Files, click "delete". For Netscape or other browsers, see your browser documentation.
How can our site visitors' withdraw their consent?
If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at
Questions and contact information
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us at