Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Pearl Igloo 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 Pearl Igloo Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Pearl Igloo website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

This document outlines the types of personal information we receive and collect when you use Pearl Igloo. This document also outlines some of the steps we take to safeguard information. We hope this will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with us.

Pearl Igloo strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all our operations. Likewise, we are dedicated to protecting our customers', consumers' and online visitors' privacy on our website.

Collection of your Personal Information

Pearl Igloo collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Pearl Igloo 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 Pearl Igloo. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used Pearl Igloo for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Pearl Igloo Web site.

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

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

Use of your Personal Information

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

Pearl Igloo does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Pearl Igloo 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, Pearl Igloo 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 Pearl Igloo, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Pearl Igloo does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

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

Pearl Igloo 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 Pearl Igloo or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Pearl Igloo; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Pearl Igloo, or the public.

Use of Cookies

Pearl Igloo 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 Pearl Igloo pages, or register with Pearl Igloo site or services, a cookie helps Pearl Igloo 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 Pearl Igloo Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Pearl Igloo 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 Pearl Igloo services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Pearl Igloo secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Pearl Igloo 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.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

This website is directed to adults; it is not directed to children under the age of 13. We operate our site in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, and will not knowingly collect or use personal information from anyone under 13 years of age.

Non-Personal Information

In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.