1.Information Collection. We collect information from customers in several different ways on this Site. One goal in collecting personal information from customers is to provide an efficient, meaningful, and customized experience. For example, we can use customers' personal information to:
* Help make this Site easier for customers to use by not having to enter information more than once.
* Help customers quickly find information, products, and services.
* Help us create content on this Site that is most relevant to customers.
* Alert customers to new information, products, and services that we offer.
(a) Registration and Ordering. Before using certain parts of this Site or ordering products, customers must complete an online registration form. During registration, customers will be prompted to provide us with certain personal information, including but not limited to customers' name, shipping and billing address(es), phone number, email address, and credit card number. In addition, we may also ask customers for customers' country of residence and/or customers' organization's country of operation, so that we can comply with applicable laws and regulations, and for customers' gender. These kinds of personal information are used for billing purposes, to fulfill customers' orders, to communicate with customers about customers' order and our site, and for internal marketing purposes. If we encounter a problem when processing customers' order, we may use the personal information customers provide us with to contact customers.
(b) Email Addresses. Several locations of the Site permit customers to enter customers' email address for purposes including but not limited to: to register for free promotional notices; to request us to notify customers when we receive a new brand, or new product style; to sign up for our email newsletter. customers' participation in a contest is completely voluntary, and customers may choose whether to participate and disclose information to us. We use this information to notify contest winners and to award prizes. We may post the names and cities of contest winners on our Site.