PRIVACY POLICY

Last Updated:  September 23, 2013 1. ACCEPTANCE OF PRIVACY POLICY Buckingham Interiors & Design LLC, its affiliates, subsidiaries and partners (collectively, “BI&D,” “we,” “us,” and “our”) provide our service to you, including information about our services and publications (collectively, “Properties”) subject to the following Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”). This Privacy Policy covers all information, data, and services available at http://www.buckinghamid.com/ (collectively, the “Website,” hereinafter referred to as “Site”). We may update this Privacy Policy by posting a new version at http://www.buckinghamid.com/privacy-policy/ and your continued use of the service after any such update constitutes your binding acceptance of such changes. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Site shall be subject to this Privacy Policy. The Terms of Service and this Privacy Policy (collectively, the “Terms”) constitute a legally binding agreement between you and BI&D. By using the Services in any way, you are agreeing to be bound by and comply with the Terms. Each time you access, use, post, submit a post or reply, or browse the Site, you signify your acceptance of the then-current Privacy Policy.  If you do not accept this Privacy Policy, you are not authorized to use the Site and must discontinue use of the Site immediately. 2. COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION BI&D collects personally-identifiable information (“Personal Information”) that you provide to BI&D through your use of the Services, including, but not limited to, data and other information that you provide when and if you register with BI&D and create a user account. Personal Information may include, but is not limited to, your name, user name, password, date of birth, occupation, home and/or work address, e-mail address, mobile or other phone number, and any information you choose to provide. BI&D may use the information it collects to:
  • Provide superior services;
  • Keep you apprised of information and developments that you may find of interest;
  • Alert you to new features, terms, content, products and/or services;
  • Contact you regarding your posts, replies and/or account information;
  • Process and respond to your inquires;
  • Improve the Site;
  • Administer, monitor and control use of the Site, including posts, replies and account information; and
  • Enforce the Terms of Use (collectively, the “Activities”).
You authorize the BI&D to transmit e-mail to you to respond to your communications and administer Activities. 3. DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES BI&D may disclose your Personal Information to agents and operators under confidentiality or similar agreements, including shippers, vendors, payment processors and advertisers, who BI&D believes reasonably need to come into contact with that information: (i) to provide products or services to you; (ii) to administer our business or the Site, including fulfilling and shipping orders; (iii) to provide customer service; (iv) to update account information; (v) to forward updates, announcements and newsletters; (vi) to respond to your communications and communicate with you about the Site and other activities related to the Site; (vii) in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or disposition of all or any portion of the Site’s business or operations; or (viii) as otherwise authorized by you. 4. DISCLOSURE IN SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES BI&D may also disclose your name, e-mail address, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, or other information about you, including Personal Information, if (i) required to do so by law, court order or subpoena, or as requested by other government, law enforcement, or investigative authority; (ii) BI&D in good faith believes that such disclosure is necessary or advisable, including, but not limited to, protecting the rights or properties of the Site; (iii) BI&D has reason to believe that disclosing your Personal Information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with our rights or properties, or has breached an agreement, or if anyone else could be harmed by such activities or interference; (iv) if BI&D determines your use of the Site violates our terms of use or the rights of a third party; or (v) there is an emergency involving personal danger. You hereby consent to such disclosures.  Except as set forth above, BI&D will not release your Personal Information to anyone else outside the Site unless BI&D has your consent. Please note that if you post any of your Personal Information on the Site, such information may be collected and used by others over whom the Site has no control. BI&D is not responsible for the use by third parties of information you post or otherwise make public. 5. COLLECTION OF NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION USING COOKIES BI&D automatically receives and record non-personal information on our server logs from your browser as well as through other analysis of the Sites. Non-personal information includes, but is not limited to, your IP address, cookie information (as described below), the pages you request, type of computer operating system you use (e.g., Microsoft Windows or Mac OS), the type of browser you use (e.g., Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer or Safari), the domain name of the Internet service provider, your activities while visiting the Site, and the content you accessed. “Cookies” are small text files that allow Web sites to store and retrieve information about you from your computer system. The Site does serve cookies to track individual site usage for later aggregation. But BI&D does not use cookies in order to retrieve any information from your computer other than information originally sent in a Site cookie, such as a user code. BI&D has no control over whether and how our advertisers use cookies that originate from their website. 6. COMMUNICATION FROM THE SITE/OPT-OUT From time to time, BI&D may send you information with announcements and updates about the Site and your account. You may elect to opt-out of ongoing e-mail communication from BI&D, such as newsletters, subscriptions, account information, promotional materials, contest results, and survey inquiries, by using a simple “opt out” procedure. You need only reply to the communication with the word “unsubscribe” (without the quotation marks) in the body of your e-mail response and your name will be removed from that mailing list. However, if you opt-out of receiving our announcements and updates about your account, you may no longer have access to areas restricted to account members. 7. CORRECTION/UPDATE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION If your Personal Information changes, you may review/correct/update your Personal Information previously provided at any time by sending us an e-mail at webmaster@buckinghamid.com. You may also have your personal profile data deleted from our database by sending us an e-mail to webmaster@buckinghamid.com. However, if you have your personal profile data deleted from BI&D’s database, you may forfeit entrance rights to areas restricted to account members and certain benefits for account members. 8. NOTICE OF PRIVACY RIGHTS OF CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS If you are a California resident and have provided Personal Information to the Site, you are entitled by law to request certain information regarding any disclosure by the Site to third parties of Personal Information for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, send an e-mail to webmaster@buckinghamid.com, specifying that you seek your “California Customer Choice Privacy Notice.” Please allow thirty (30) days for a response. The Site is required to respond to only one request per customer each year, and is not required to respond to requests made by means other than through the above e-mail address. BI&D will not share your Personal Information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes if you request that we do not do so. You may make such a request by sending us an e-mail at webmaster@buckinghamid.com or mailing your request to: Buckingham Interiors + Design 1820 West Grand Avenue Chicago, IL  60622 When contacting BI&D, please indicate your name, address, e-mail address, and what Personal Information you do not want us to share with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Please note that there is no charge for controlling the sharing of your Personal Information or for processing this request. 9. CHILDREN The Site is not intended for children under the age of 13 nor does the Site knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 13. The Site does not orient this Site toward children or target them as an audience, nor does it screen them from using the Site. Some of the material on this Site may be for mature audiences, and parents and guardians should take responsibility for monitoring their children’s use. The Site does not collect or distribute information indicating whether a user is a child. 10. LINKS TO OTHER SITES This Site may provide links and pointers to Web sites maintained by other organizations, in which case this Site only provides these links as a convenience to users, but it does not operate, control or endorse such sites. The Site also disclaims any responsibility for the information on any such sites and any products or services offered there, and cannot vouch for the privacy policies of such sites. The Site does not make any warranties or representations that any linked sites (or even this Site) will function without error or interruption, that defects will be corrected, or that the sites and their servers are free of viruses and other problems that can harm your computer. 11. SECURE SERVER We understand that storing data in a secure manner is important.  We store Personal Information using industry standard, reasonable and technically feasible, physical, technical and administrative safeguards against foreseeable risks, such as unauthorized access. Please be aware that the Site and data storage are run on software, hardware and networks, any component of which may, from time to time, require maintenance or experience problems or breaches of security beyond the Site’s control.  We cannot guarantee the security of the information on and sent from the Site. On the Site, you may have the opportunity to follow a link to other sites that may be of interest to you.  BI&D is not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites or the content provided thereon.  BI&D disclaims any responsibility for transactions conducted on those sites and cannot vouch for the security of the information submitted in those transactions. 12. POLICY CHANGES AND ACCEPTANCE This Privacy Policy may be revised from time to time as BI&D add new features and services, as laws change, and as industry privacy and security best practices evolve.  BI&D displays an effective date on this Privacy Policy so that it will be easier for you to know when there has been a change. Accordingly, you should check this Privacy Policy on a regular basis for the most current privacy practices.  Each time you access, browse or use the Site in any way, you signify your acceptance of the then-current changes to this Privacy Policy applying to your Personal Information collected by us on and from the effective date of such changes. Any changes in this Privacy Policy will take effect upon posting and apply only to information collected from you on and after Last Updated date, unless we provide notice or have other communications with you. 13. MORE QUESTIONS? If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please e-mail them to webmaster@buckinghamid.com.