We are pleased that you have visited Varuna Wines website (the "Site"). The Site is operated by Universal Wine Alliance, LLC ("UWA," "we," "our" or "us"). At Varuna Wines, we are committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. Please also visit Varuna Wines’ Terms & Conditions for explanation of additional terms governing your use of our Site and the purchase of associated products. Capitalized terms used but not defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Terms & Conditions.
We are not responsible for the content on, or the privacy practices of, any third-party website not owned by us to which our Sites link or that link to our Sites. If you visit, or submit information to, any of those websites your visit and information are governed by the privacy statements of the third parties who own or operate those websites. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy statements of any website you visit.
We also collect non-personally identifiable information when you access our Sites. Our computer servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. This includes internet protocol ("IP") addresses, browser type, operating system, Internet service provider (ISP), referring and exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, click data, number of clicks, and other technical information about or from your computer in order to analyze trends, administer the Sites, track users' movements, and gather and analyze demographic information. This log information is not linked to personal information unless you are an active customer, or have otherwise provided such information to us.
We may also use other analytical tools to evaluate site performance through the use of aggregated data. We work with service providers that help us track, collect, and analyze this information. We may also track certain information about the identity of the sites you visited immediately before or after coming to this Site.
Cookies, pixel tags, and/or other analytical tools in our emails may also be used to track your interactions with those messages, such as when you receive, open, or click a link in an email message from us.
We may also work with one or more data-modeling and/or data-append service which allows us to combine the information you have provided, or have permitted us to gather directly from you, including but not limited to your email, IP address(es) and/or other Personal Information, with other data, including offline data, in order to learn more about you.
It is our policy to not disclose your Personal Information to third parties not wholly owned by us or under common control with us for the third parties' direct marketing purposes. We may disclose your Personal Information to third parties, whether wholly owned by or under common control with us, as necessary to provide the Wine Services you request, process your order, optimize our Sites, and to conduct marketing services on our behalf.
We may share your information with other companies that provide support services that allow us to bring you the products and services we offer, and process your order and other requests, such as licensed third-party retailers who process and fulfill orders, the delivery company through which orders are shipped, web hosting companies that provide the Sites, and other specialized service providers such as payment processors, mail and e-mail distributors, data monitoring and analytics companies, promotions management companies, survey sites and mobile payment processors. We provide these third-party companies only with the information they need to perform their services. We may also share your information with companies that help us market our products and services.
With respect to your credit card information, when you make a purchase on our Site, your payment information is passed directly to our credit card processor in an encrypted format. We do not store your credit card information but, instead, receive a token that we match to your order to complete the transaction.
In addition, we work with third parties, such as ad networks, analytics companies and social networking platforms, and they may collect information about your online activities over time and across our Sites and other online services. We require that these third-party companies agree to keep all information shared with them confidential and to use the information only to perform their obligations to us.
We may share your email address, or other information you voluntarily provide to us with third-party partners for purposes of their provision to us of services, and/or our collection of information from such sources, for use in connection with our internal data-modeling and marketing or similar activities. Such third-party partners are not authorized to use your email address for any other purpose.
We may share the non-Personal Information we collect from you with third parties without express notice to or consent from you, and we may exploit, use and disclose non-Personal Information without limitation of any kind. We may share aggregate or summary information regarding our customers that does not identify you personally with partners, advertisers or other third parties.
We may be required to disclose your Personal Information and/or non-Personal Information in response to subpoenas, court orders, requests from law enforcement officials, or if we are otherwise required to disclose such information by law.
When you make an online purchase from our Site, we use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) software to protect your personal information. SSL software encrypts the personal information that is transmitted between you and our Site. When you submit your credit card information, it is passed directly to our credit card processor in an encrypted format. We do not store your credit card information but, instead, receive a token that we match to your order to complete the transaction. We do not share your payment information with any third party except our payment processing provider for the purpose of processing your payment. While we strive to secure the information we collect, even reasonable security measures do not guarantee the security of information transmitted via the Internet. We cannot guarantee that information we seek to protect will be protected under all circumstances, including those beyond our reasonable control. You acknowledge and agree that you transmit information to us via our Sites at your own risk. Additionally, if you share emails you receive from us with others, you may be unintentionally sharing your Personal Information contained in these emails with such parties, and you acknowledge that you will be sharing it at your own risk.
Our Sites are directed to adults 21 years of age and older. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from people under the age of 21, including children under the age of thirteen. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Information from a user who is under the age of thirteen, we will remove that child's personal information from our files.
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It is our policy to not disclose your personal information to third parties for the third parties' direct marketing purposes.
Upon your request, we will stop sending emails to your email address. To stop receiving emails from us, simply click on the unsubscribe link located within one of our emails to you. Please allow up to ten (10) business days for the unsubscribe to take place. During that time, you may continue to receive communications from us that were already in process. Please note that even if you opt out, we may continue to contact you regarding your order or Wine Subscription, Gift purchase, other transactions you initiate or initiated, or to respond to any inquiry or request you make to us.
USERS OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES
Our Sites are located within the United States. Your Personal Information will be processed and shared in the United States, where data protection and privacy regulations may provide different levels of protection compared with non-United States jurisdictions. If you are located in the European Union, the United Kingdom, Canada or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using our Sites or providing you with your information, you consent to this transfer of your information.
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