Bizou International Inc. ("Bizou") is committed to protecting your personal information online. Please read the following policy in order to understand how your personal information will be handled when you shop on our Web site. Bizou created this statement to demonstrate its commitment to confidentiality and security. The information that follows has to do with the collection of information and the broadcasting practices on our Web site.
Collection of Information
Bizou does not collect information that can easily be traceable to an individual or a legal entity, unless the information is provided voluntarily. For example, this information can be gathered from a registration form or an application form. During the collection of information, the user can indicate whether or not they wish to receive promotional or commercial information concerning Bizou's products, services and offers. Furthermore, regardless of the user's refusal regarding the receipt of personal information, Bizou reserves the right to communicate with a user concerning the account's status, changes to the agreement signed by the user and other subjects related to the service and/or the information gathered.
A cookie is an information element on the hard drive of your computer that contains information about you. The use of a cookie does not allow anyone to access your personal information while you navigate on our Web site. In order to process your order, we need to be able to know and memorize some parameters that are communicated to us by your computer, and we need to know who you are, and what products you are purchasing. The cookies are used for this sole purpose: to memorize the time of your visit, your identity (communicated by your user name and password) and the contents of your shopping cart, as you add to it. Once your shopping is done, this information is automatically deleted. Our cookies expire as soon as you sign out.
We use IP addresses (Internet Protocol) to analyze trends, manage the Web site, follow the navigation of users on the Web site and gather global demographics. IP addresses do not in any way give access to nominative information.
Exchange of Information
We are committed to not selling or transferring information to an independent third party.
Hyperlinks to Other Web Sites
Our Web site displays, or could display, hyperlinks directing the user to other Web sites. Bizou declines any responsibility regarding the privacy and confidentiality practices of the other Web sites. We urge caution when visiting these Web sites and suggest users read the confidentiality policies applied on the Web sites that gather nominative information. This privacy statement relates only to Bizou and to the information Bizou gathers.
When a user asks to subscribe to a flyer or a similar online service, we ask them to provide us information allowing us to communicate with them, such as their name and email address.
Surveys and Contests
It is possible that from time to time, our Web site offers surveys or contests that ask users to provide certain information. Participation to these surveys and contests is completely optional. The user is free to provide or not this information, which can include contact information (name and address) or demographic data (postal code or fields of interest).
We take many precautions to protect the information of the users of our Web site. All sensitive information transmitted by the user using our Web site is protected, whether or not the user is connected.
Credit card payment is assured by Moneris, renowned for their reliability concerning Internet transactions. The transaction that occurs between Moneris and you is crypted (SSL). Furthermore, our Web site has been verified by Visa and Mastercard to guarantee its full security.
The banking information that you provide, which is crypted on your own computer, will never be transmitted in the clear on the Internet. No credit card number is stored on our Web site or in our data banks.
We apply many measures in order to protect the information we store regarding our users. We control the access to this information that is kept in our offices. Only the employees that need this information for specific tasks (for example, to send a package) are authorized to look up this information. All employees are made aware of updates to the confidentiality and security practices. Every time a new policy is added, we inform our employees of this, and we remind them of the importance that we attach to confidentiality as well of the measures to take in order to protect our customers' information.
If you have any questions regarding the security of our Web site, please send them to us by email at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
We send a welcome email to our new subscribers in order to verify their password. Our subscribers sometimes receive information regarding our products and services, as well as notices, electronic newsletters and a flyer. We offer our users the possibility to opt out of these communications.
Changes/Updates to Personal Information
When the user needs to update their personal information (such as their postal code) or wishes to unsubscribe, a mechanism is available that allows them to correct, update the personal information.