Privacy Policy

Bits of Vintage respects your privacy.  We strive to use information to provide the best possible service while respecting the confidentiality of information we are entrusted with.  This Privacy Policy covers the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information that may be collected by Bits of Vintage any time you visit our website. Please take a moment to carefully read the following to learn more about our information practices, including what type of information is gathered, how the information is used and for what purposes, to whom we disclose the information, and how we safeguard your personal information.


1. Types of Information Collected

In order to better provide you with our services, we collect personal information in order to establish your account, to handle billing and to understand your specific needs to serve you better. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable, such as your name, address, email address, credit card number or phone number.

2. Cookies 

Bits of Vintage may use cookies and other technologies to enhance your online experience, provide customizable services, and to learn about how you use our website and services. A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive.  While most browsers accept cookies by default, you can manually set your browser to refuse all cookies, accept cookies from specific websites, or highlight when a cookie is sent to your browser.  Our servers may also automatically record information when you visit our website, including the URL that directed you to our website, your IP address, browser type and the date and time of your visit.

Bits of Vintage may use one or more third-party companies to serve advertisements on our website.  These companies may use cookies to ensure that you do not see the same advertisements too often, but they also may collect information about you when you view or click an advertisement at our website. Cookies that are received with advertisements are read and placed by one of our advertising companies, and Bits of Vintage does not have access to them, nor can we control how they are used. Cookies may also be collected by Bits of Vintage’s partners on cobranded websites, so please be aware of this as you visit these sites.

3.  Web Beacons

Web pages may contain an electronic file called a Web beacon that allows a website to count users who have visited that page or to access certain cookies.  Bits of Vintage may use web beacons in the following ways:

                    i.            Bits of Vintage may use web beacons in order to count users and to recognize users; and

                  ii.            Bits of Vintage may include web beacons in HTML-formatted e-mail messages that Bits of Vintage, or its agents, sends in order to determine which e-mail messages were opened and to note whether a message was acted upon. In general, any file served as part of a web page, including an ad banner, can act as a web beacon.  Bits of Vintage may also include web beacons from third-parties and affiliates on its website.

4Web Analytics

Analytics services provide services that analyze information regarding visits to our websites. They use cookies, web beacons and other tracking mechanisms to collect this information.

5. How We Use Your Information

The information we collect is used to comprehensively understand your needs and interests, and permits us to deliver a more consistent and personalized experience. For example, we may use your information to:

                                i.            Fulfill and manage purchases, orders, payments and returns/exchanges;

                              ii.            Respond to requests for information about our products and services or to otherwise communicate with you about products and services;

                            iii.            Administer sweepstakes and contests;

                            iv.            Provide customer service and support;

                              v.            Update you on new services and benefits;

                            vi.            Provide personalized promotional offers;

                          vii.            Select content to be communicated to you; and

                        viii.            Contact you for market research regarding Bits of Vintage’s products or services.

Your information may also be aggregated with other clients’ information on a purely non-identifiable basis to understand how our products are used to help make them better.

6. Policy on Sharing Your Information

Bits of Vintage may share personal information with services providers, partners and other third parties and affiliated business entities for the purposes detailed above as follows:

                                i.            We may share the information we collect with companies that provide support services to us (such as email providers, analytics providers, web hosting providers, payment processors, data enhancement services or fraud prevention providers) or that help us market our products and services.  These companies may need information about you in order to perform their functions;

                              ii.            We may disclose information we collect when we believe disclosure is appropriate to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or legitimate governmental request;  detect, prevent, or otherwise address suspected fraud, security or technical issues; enforce any applicable terms and conditions, including investigation of potential violations thereof; or protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of Bits of Vintage or its customers or the general public as required or permitted by law; and

                            iii.            We may share non-identifiable or aggregate information with third parties.

The use of your personal information by our services providers, partners and other third parties and affiliated business entities is governed by the privacy policies of those entities, and is not subject to our control.

7. Websites Covered by this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy only applies to the Bits of Vintage website (www.bitsofvintage.com).  Bits of Vintage may from time-to-time link to third-party websites for your convenience and to provide easy access to additional useful information. Should you select such a link you will leavethe Bits of Vintage website. Bits of Vintage does not control third-party websites nor their privacy practices, which may differ from our practices and policies. Any personal data you choose to provide to, or that is collected by, such third parties is not in any way covered by our Privacy Policy. We recommend that you read over such third-party website’s privacy policy before providing any personal information. A link to another website from Bits of Vintage does not constitute an endorsement or representation about the value, quality or usefulness of anything found on that third-party website.

8. Access to and Accuracy of Your Information

Bits of Vintage strives to keep your personal information accurate and up-to-date. Towards this goal we utilize various technology, management processes and policies. As part of our overall data accuracy strategy, we provide you with reasonable access to your personal information so that you may review and correct your information if needed. To safeguard your privacy and security, we will verify your identity through various means, such as by requiring a password and user ID, before granting access to your data.  We ask that you promptly update your information as and when it changes so that any information used to serve you remains as accurate as possible.

9. Keeping your Information Secure

Bits of Vintage values your trust and takes it seriously. To prevent unauthorized access and disclosure, to maintain data accuracy, and to ensure the appropriate use of your information, we work to safeguard any personal information we collect by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input, and revealing only the last four digits of your credit card number when confirming an order.  It is also important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer.  Also, be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.

10. Changes to This Policy

The world of technology changes quickly. If and when there are future changes to our Privacy Policy we will post them at http://www.bitsofvintage.com/privacy-policy.  You will not receive any prior notice of any changes to our Privacy Policy.

11. Contacting Us

We value your opinions and suggestions. Please email us with any questions or concerns at yourbestfriends@bitsofvintage.com