Your e-mail address will only be used when we send verification of your purchase or to notify you of any order related issues. We will periodically send you newsletters, and Preferred Essentials promotions as well, but these can be opted out of. We will use your telephone number ONLY if we have questions regarding your order and/or for your delivery.
What Information do we collect and use?
We receive your information when you register on the Preferred Essentials website. Your information will never be sold, shared, traded, or rented to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement.
When do we receive information?
We receive information from you when you enter your information on our website upon checkout.
How do we use your information?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs);
To improve our website;
To improve our customer service (your information helps us to respond to your customer service requests and support needs more effectively);
To process transactions (the contact information such as name and shipping address and financial information such as credit card number and expiration date provided by a user will be used for billing purposes and to fill a customer’s orders. If we have trouble processing an order, this contact information will be used to get in touch with the user. Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, traded, shared, transferred or given to the other parties for any reason, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested by the customer);
To send periodic emails (the email address you provide for order processing may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, and the like) (Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.); or
To administer a promotion, survey or other website feature.
How do we protect your information?
Preferred Essentials takes every precaution to maintain the safety of your personal information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected online.
The sensitive information (such as credit card number) of our users’ is encrypted and is protected by the SSL, which is the best encryption software in the industry. While on a secure page, such as our order form, the lock icon on the bottom of web browsers, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, becomes locked, as opposed to unlocked, or open, when you are just “surfing.”
Preferred Essentials partners with certain third parties to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we will share necessary contact information. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.
Preferred Essentials may disclose personal information as reasonably necessary to satisfy applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, to enforce our website policies or protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of Preferred Essentials, its customers or the public as required or permitted by law.
Occasionally, the website may contain links to the other sites, and include or offer third-party products or services on our website. Please be aware that Preferred Essentials has no responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such other sites, once transferred to the third-party site.
Correction/Updating Personal Information
Users have the ability to correct, change and update their account information during and after registration by simply logging into their accounts.
If a user wishes to subscribe to our newsletter, we ask for contact information such as name and email address. Established users will occasionally receive information regarding products, services, special deals, as well as our newsletter. The user can unsubscribe at any given time after subscribing to the newsletter.
Site and Service Updates
As necessary, Preferred Essentials may send website and service announcement updates to our users. Our users are able to unsubscribe from service announcements.