Privacy Statement
Debora’s Chocolates is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Debora’s Chocolates Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Debora’s Chocolates website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Debora’s Chocolates collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Debora’s Chocolates also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Debora’s Chocolates. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Debora’s Chocolates for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Debora’s Chocolates Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Debora’s Chocolates public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Debora’s Chocolates does not read any of your private online communications.

Debora’s Chocolates encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Debora’s Chocolates so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Debora’s Chocolates is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Debora’s Chocolates and Debora’s Chocolates family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Debora’s Chocolates collects and uses your personal information to operate the Debora’s Chocolates Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Debora’s Chocolates also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Debora’s Chocolates and its affiliates. Debora’s Chocolates may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Debora’s Chocolates does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Debora’s Chocolates may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Debora’s Chocolates may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Debora’s Chocolates, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Debora’s Chocolates does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Debora’s Chocolates keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Debora’s Chocolates, in order to determine what Debora’s Chocolates services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Debora’s Chocolates to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Debora’s Chocolates Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Debora’s Chocolates or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Debora’s Chocolates; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Debora’s Chocolates, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Debora’s Chocolates Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Debora’s Chocolates pages, or register with Debora’s Chocolates site or services, a cookie helps Debora’s Chocolates to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Debora’s Chocolates Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Debora’s Chocolates features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Debora’s Chocolates services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Debora’s Chocolates secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Debora’s Chocolates secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Debora’s Chocolates will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Debora’s Chocolates encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Debora’s Chocolates is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Debora’s Chocolates welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Debora’s Chocolates has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Debora’s Chocolates at [myupdates@metroland.com]. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.