Privacy & Security

Introduction
This web site ("Web Site") is operated by Ecoist LCC., which includes Ecoist retail and Ecoist Wholesale. This privacy policy only covers information collected at this Web Site, and does not cover any information collected offline by Ecoist (unless specifically stated). All Ecoist websites, including ecoist.com and ecoist.com/wholesale are currently covered by this privacy policy.

Security
Personal information provided on the Web Site and online credit card transactions are transmitted through a secure server using Secure Socket Layering (SSL), encryption technology. When the letters "http" in the URL change to "https," the "s" indicates you are in a secure area employing SSL; also, your browser may give you a pop-up message that you're about to enter a secure area.

Ecoist is committed to handling your personal information with high standards of information security. We take appropriate physical, electronic and administrative steps to maintain the security and accuracy of personally identifiable information we collect, including limiting the number of people who have physical access to our database servers, as well as employing electronic security systems and password protections that guard against unauthorized access. Our website uses encryption technology, such as Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), to protect your personal information during data transport. SSL encrypts ordering information such as your name, address and credit card number. Our customer service center and showroom also operate over a private, secure network. Please note that e-mail is not encrypted and is not considered to be a secure means of transmitting credit card information.

Privacy policy
To help Ecoist achieve our goal of providing the highest quality products and services, we use information from our interactions with you and other customers, as well as from other parties. Because we respect your privacy, we have implemented procedures to ensure that your personal information is handled in a safe, secure, and responsible manner. We have posted this privacy policy in order to explain our information collection practices and the choices you have about the way information is collected and used. As we continue to develop our Web site and take advantage of advances in technology to improve the services we offer, this privacy policy likely will change. We therefore encourage you to refer to this policy on an ongoing basis so that you understand our current privacy policy.

Your privacy and security are very important to us. All personal information (such as email address, name, mailing address, credit card number, etc) is transmitted in an encrypted form for your safety. All transactions are kept secure when you use any compatible Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) browser such as Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator etc.to order our products. These browsers automatically scramble personal information so it remains safe as it travels within the Internet Ecoist collects information from our customers and users at several points on our website to facilitate delivery of services or fulfillment of your order. Ecoist does not sell, share, or rent our customers personal information in any way. The information that you provide is collected for our use only and we take every precaution to protect it both online and offline.

If you have any questions or concerns about privacy and security of our website please do not hesitate to send an email to info@ecoist.com

Newsletter and Special Offers

We occasionally send email messages and newsletters to inform our customers of special offers, product information and other news. We recognize the burden that unwanted email has become and we do not want to contribute to this problem. If you do not want to receive these types of communications, please click unsubscribe at the bottom of any of the e-mail you receive from Ecoist.

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the users hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie simply terminates. For instance, by setting a cookie on our site, users may leave items in their shopping cart between visits to our site. As a basis for our shopping cart functionality, you will not be able to make purchases on our site if you have disabled cookies in your browser.

Internet Protocol (IP) Logging

We use IP addresses to analyze trends and customer interests as well as to administer the site, track user activity, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.