Privacy Policy

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect information from you when you register on our site or place an order.

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To improve our website
    • We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
  • To process transactions
    • Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
  • To send periodic emails
    • The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers system only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

After a transaction, only the last four of your credit card number will be stored on our servers. This information is only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information

If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly. However, you can still place orders over the telephone.

The cookies we use are detailed below:

CookieTypeDurationDescription
_gapersistent2 yearUsed to distinguish users by Google Analytics.
_gatsession1 minuteUsed to throttle request rate by Google Analytics.
_gidpersistent1 dayUsed to distinguish users by Google Analytics.
3ad4a752f6session0 minuteDescription unavailable.
ASP.NET_SessionIdpersistentUsed to identify the users session on the server.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analyticspersistent1 yearUsed to keep track of which cookies you approved.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessarypersistent1 yearUsed to keep track of which cookies you approved.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessarypersistent1 yearUsed to keep track of which cookies you approved.
GPSpersistent30 minutesUsed by YouTube to record your geographic location when you watch a video on www.youtube.com.
IDEpersistent2 yearsUsed by YouTube to register if you click on an advertisement when you watch a video on www.youtube.com.
JSESSIONIDpersistentUsed to identify the users session on the server.
usr_sessionsession0 minuteUsed to identify the users session on the server.
viewed_cookie_policypersistent1 yearUsed to determine if the cookie info bar has been viewed and accepted.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEpersistent5 monthsUsed by YouTube for storing user preferences and other unspecified purposes
YSCpersistentUsed by YouTube for storing user preferences and other unspecified purposes
ZMEET_CSRF_TOKENsession0 minuteDescription unavailable.

To delete the cookie used to remember if you have viewed this policy or not, click here: Delete Cookies

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What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at any time by logging in and going to the ‘Manage Profile’ page.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

If you are under 18 years of age, please do not submit any personal information through our websites without the express consent and participation of a parent or guardian.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at Terms and Conditions

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our web site privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

This policy was last modified on March 15, 2019

Contact Information

The Carpet and Rug Institute, Inc.
PO Box 2048
Dalton, GA 30720
United States