PRIVACY POLICY

 

(As of January 01, 2022)

 

We Value Your Privacy

 

The China Grove, is committed to bringing you the highest quality online gift store as well as planning, rentals, and service event experiences. We are also committed to maintaining the following Privacy Policy to protect your personal information. Please carefully review this Policy. By using this Website, you signify you are in agreement with our Privacy Policy, subject to our “Changes to our Privacy Policy” section below.

Collection and Storage of Information

We permit customers and visitors to submit first and last name, email address, company name, title, address information, phone number, industry type, information regarding interests, and other information to The China Grove via the Website or during a visit to our store.  During a purchase transaction, we will collect and store your name, address, telephone number, email address, event information, as well as keeping records of your specific purchases and details of the transaction.

If you choose to create a user account with The China Grove on thechinagrove.com, we will collect and store your first and last name, email address, company name, title, address information, phone number, industry type, information regarding interests.  You may access your user account 24/7 to view saved boards, update your account and email subscription preferences, and view details of past submissions.

We also collect information if you “like” our The China Grove page on Facebook, or follow us on Pinterest, Google+, Instagram or other social media sites.  We also may use “cookies” and other similar tools to recognize you and your access privileges on our site, as well as to trace site usage. A cookie is a piece of information that is sent to your Web browser from a Web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Each time you return to our site, we are able to identify you as a previous or registered customer. Cookies also enable us to measure our site traffic, including the number of repeat versus new visitors, the time users spend time online, and their navigation behavior.  Collecting this cookie information allows us to make changes that improve our site.

Use of Information

The information that we receive from you by our Website, by mail or during a visit to our store, or that we collect from you using cookies, is used to provide the services requested, to provide you with information about related services and/or products, to improve our web site, for development of new services and/or products, and for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes.

We will not share your email address or other individually-submitted information with parties outside of The China Grove.  Information concerning individuals’ usage of our sites will not be disclosed to third parties except in aggregate form (e.g., “45% of the customers visiting our site viewed at least one service”).  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 our or others’ rights, property or safety.

Third-Party Links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on the The China Grove web site, or link to services offered on such third-party websites. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. If you have questions about how these third parties use and collect data, please carefully read their privacy policies. However, we seek to protect the integrity of The China Grove and welcome any feedback regarding these third-party sites.

Retention of Information

We retain individually collected information as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes provided in this Privacy Policy, unless required or permitted by applicable laws.

 

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right, for any reason, to update our Privacy Policy as necessary. In the event it is updated, we will indicate the effective date of the changes below. We encourage you to return to this page often to ensure your knowledge of the current Privacy Policy is up to date.

This policy was last modified on 10/01/2021.

Opt Out Procedures

If you have submitted information to The China Grove and would like to have the information deleted and/or removed from active use by The China Grove, you may request removal by emailing INFO@thechinagrove.com at any time. Please allow up to 7 business days for the requested deletion/removal to take effect.

Privacy Contact

Questions regarding this Privacy Policy should be directed to The China Grove at info@thechinagrove.com