Privacy Policy & Terms of Use
   

Last updated: April, 2007

At the la bella boutique we are committed to respecting your privacy and the security of your personal information and appreciate the trust you place in us. Our privacy policy describes the information we collect and how we use it. The la bella boutique makes every effort to check our information for accuracy. Descriptive or typographical errors are subject to correction.

We always welcome your questions and comments. Your feedback as to your level of satisfaction with browsing the website, shopping and your most recent order experience is important to us, so please take a moment to provide your feedback. Please contact us at: info@thelabellaboutique.com.


Collected Information
We may collect the following information: first and last name, street address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, e-mail address and, when necessary, credit card information, when you:

  •Place an order on our website

  • Make an exchange or return an item

  •Inquire about our services

  •Receive a gift package

  •Subscribe to our e-newsletters or e-mail promotions

  •Enter a contest or sweepstakes

  •Participate in a marketing survey, promotion or event

 The data that you provide us, along with a record of your purchase, is maintained in a secure database.

Using Collected Information
At the la bella boutique, we always want to provide you with the best possible shopping experience and fulfill your orders exactly as you've requested. In order to do this, we collect information that allows us to:

  •Process and track your order

  •Provide the services you request

  •Contact you about an order

  •Send you promotional offers

  •Send you e-mail promotions

  •Customize our communications to you

  •Improve our merchandise selection and customer service

  •Provide information concerning product recalls or products you have purchased


Shared Information
Certain services may be contracted with other companies, including credit card processing, affiliate marketing and shipping. We provide these companies with only the information they need to perform their services and work closely with them to ensure that your privacy is respected and protected. These companies are prohibited by contract from using this information for their own marketing purposes or from sharing this information with anyone other than the la bella boutique.

At certain times, we may disclose specific information upon governmental request, in response to a court order, or when required by law to do so. We may also share information with companies assisting in fraud protection or investigation. We do not provide information to these agencies or companies for marketing or commercial purposes.

Choices Offered

We offer choices about the types of information you receive from us. If you prefer not to receive information,

e-updates, contests, marketing surveys, special events or other communications from  

the la bella boutique, please contact us at: info@thelabellaboutique.com.

Please be sure to provide us your exact name and address, so that we can be sure to identify you correctly. Because we plan our e-updates in advance, it may take several weeks for your request to become effective. If you continue to receive our communications, please contact us again and we will make every effort to correct the situation.

Cookies and Pixel Tags
A cookie is a small data file that is stored by your Web browser on your computer. Cookies enable you to place an order on our website.
If you set your browser to refuse cookies, please call us at 972.480.9317 to place your order.


We also use cookies and pixel tags (tiny graphic images) to tell us what parts of our website you have visited. Pixel tags also enable us to send you e-mail in a format you can read and let us know when you have opened an e-mail message from us.

We also may contract with other companies who use cookies or other online tools such as pixel tags to measure the performance of a marketing effort on our behalf. We prohibit these companies from using this information for their own marketing purposes or from sharing this information with anyone other than the la bella boutique.

How We Use E-mail
When you provide us your e-mail address, we may send you e-mails necessary to process your order or respond to a request, as well as special boutique promotions.


Links
Occasionally we provide links on our website to other sites we think you will enjoy. These sites operate independently of the la bella boutique and have established their own privacy and security policies. For the best online experience, we strongly encourage you to review the policies at any site you visit.

Updating or Reviewing Your Information
To update your customer information (name, address, telephone number and e-mail address), please contact us at: info@thelabellaboutique.com.
 
 
Security

At the la bella boutique, it is our intent to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you. A variety of current technologies and processes for protection of our customer data is used. We limit the information we provide to outside companies with whom we contract to only what they need to carry out their responsibilities.

When you make a purchase on our website, your transactional information is transmitted in a safe, encrypted format.


Privacy of Children
Our website is not intended for use by children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.

Policy Changes
We encourage you to review our privacy policy periodically because we may use customer information for unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change, we will post these changes on our website for your review.

Questions or Comments?

For questions, comments or assistance, we invite you to contact us at: info@thelabellaboutique.com.