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Privacy and E-mail Policy At Betty's Essentials, we respect our customers and understand that you may have concerns about privacy, so we have instituted privacy policies intended to ensure that your personal information is handled safely and responsibly.

This Privacy Policy Statement sets forth the privacy policy pertaining to this Site, www.bettys.ca which is owned by Betty's Essentials, LLC (hereinafter "Betty';s Essentials"). Betty's Essentials is a wholly owned subsidiary of Betty's Essentials Corporation, a marketer of high-quality, brand name products for consumers throughout the world. Betty's Essentials is a direct-to-consumer retailer, cataloger and e-tailer with multiple catalog titles and retail stores, including Cervin, Rago Foundation wear, and Orchard Corsets. By using this Site, you are agreeing to the terms set forth in this Privacy Policy Statement. For other terms and conditions that apply to your use of the Site, please review our Legal Statement. Please note that this Privacy Policy Statement applies only to Personal Information that we collect on-line.

For purposes of this Privacy Policy Statement, "Personal Information" means any information submitted to us via the Site by which you can be personally identified, and includes your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card information. Betty's Essentials collects Personal Information only when you voluntarily submit it to us, such as when placing a product order, returning an item, creating an account, requesting a catalog, subscribing to our e-mail program, or entering a contest.

Our web servers automatically recognize information regarding your domain name (or that of your internet access provider). We may use a technology called "cookies" to provide you with tailored information. A cookie is a small piece of data that the Site can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive so the Site can recognize you when you return. These cookies collect the operating system and browser that you are using. The use of cookies shows how our customers navigate through our web site and thus, allows us to make our site more responsive to your needs, by delivering a better and more personalized experience to you.

It is Betty's Essentials policy to maintain all Personal Information as confidential except as may be necessary to fulfill a function listed below, and to use such Personal Information only for the following purposes:

  • for the specific purpose for which it was volunteered (for example, to complete a product purchase or process a return)
  • to contact you about the status of your order
  • to notify you of product recalls or provide other information concerning products you purchased
  • to improve the content, appearance and utility of the Site
  • to trace our visitors' use of the Site for internal research purposes to contact you
  • to participate in market research to notify our visitors of updates to the Site to send catalogs, printed materials, offers and other announcements to your home address and to allow our sister companies and other reputable third party marketers to do the same to send e-mail offers, announcements, or newsletters to your e-mail address and to allow our sister companies to do the same

To obtain parental consent for under age visitors to our Site, where necessary to provide any necessary notices to our visitors or their parent or guardian. Additionally, Betty's Essentials may disclose specific information about you upon governmental request or if required to do so by law or based on our good faith belief that it is necessary to conform to or comply with the law or is necessary to protect the users of our Site or the public, in general.

On occasion, we contract with other companies to provide certain services, including credit card processing, shipping, e-mail distribution, changing mailing addresses, market research and promotions management. We provide these companies with only the information needed to perform their services and work closely with them to ensure that your privacy is protected. These companies are prohibited from using this information for their own marketing purposes or from sharing this information with others.

Betty's Essentials may buy or sell stores, subsidiaries, or business units, or may be acquired by another company. In such transactions, Personal Information is usually one of the transferred business assets. Generally, such Personal Information remains subject to the promises made in the applicable pre-existing Privacy Policy Statement.

At any time, you may obtain a summary of the Personal Information on record with Betty's Essentials. Except for Personal Information needed to complete your purchase of products, you may request that: (i) Betty's Essentials correct or update any such Personal Information; (ii) such Personal Information not be provided to third parties; or (iii) such Personal Information be removed from Betty's Essentials active marketing databases. Please note that each time we send you an e-mail message, we will give you the option to unsubscribe from our e-mail list by simply clicking the unsubscribe link.

For your convenience, our website may contain links to other sites. When you use a link to go from our Site to another web site, this Privacy Policy Statement is no longer in effect. Betty's Essentials is not responsible for the privacy practices employed by web sites linked to or from our Site nor for the information or content contained therein.

As we continue to develop our Site and take advantage of technologies to improve the services we provide, we may have a need to change our current policies therefore, Betty's Essentials reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Privacy Policy Statement at any time. This policy was last updated on October 11, 2005. If elements of our Privacy Policy change, we will post the policy changes in our Privacy Policy Statement on this Site. You should check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of this Site following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy Statement will mean that you accept those changes. Legal

This legal statement contains the terms and conditions governing this Site, www.bettys.ca. By using this Site, you expressly accept and agree to abide by all the terms and conditions contained in this Legal Statement. Do not use this Site if you do not accept and agree to these terms and conditions. The Site is available only for your personal use, which shall be limited to viewing the Site, providing information to the Site, downloading product information for your personal review, and the purchase of products.

OWNERSHIP: Betty's Essentials ("Betty's Essentials ") owns the Site, and it is the seller of all merchandise purchased through this Site. Betty's Essentials owns or has rights to all of the wallpaper, icons, characters, artwork, images, graphics, music, text, software and other content of the Site (the "Content"), and all HTML, CGI and other code and scripts in any format used to implement the Site (the "Code"). The Content and Code of the Site is protected by copyright. Except as set forth above, you may not copy, modify, upload, download, transmit, re-publish, display for redistribution to third parties for commercial purposes, or otherwise distribute any Code or Content from the Site without the prior written agreement of Betty's Essentials. You may not use the Content or Code from the Site for any purpose other than those set forth above. All names, logos and trademarks that appear on the Site are the property of Betty's Essentials or are used under license. You may not use any of the foregoing for any purpose without the prior express written permission of Betty's Essentials. Your failure to comply with this Legal Statement will constitute breach of contract and will violate Betty's Essentials 's copyright, trademark and other proprietary and industrial property rights.

NO LICENSE Except as expressly provided above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppels or otherwise any license or right under any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary or industrial right of Betty's Essentials, its affiliates or any third party.

USE OF INFORMATION SUBMITTED BY YOU Note: This section does not apply to personal data supplied by you to any Site, such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number and the like. Please see our Privacy Policy Statement for information regarding our treatment of personal data.

If you respond to Betty's Essentials with any information, including but not limited to feedback, data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, such information shall not be deemed confidential. All such submissions shall be deemed the property of Betty's Essentials, and your submission of information shall constitute an assignment to Betty's Essentials of all worldwide rights, titles and interests in such information. Betty's Essentials will not be liable for any use or disclosure of such information. Betty's Essentials will not have any obligation to keep such information confidential and will be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute the information to others without limitation. Betty's Essentials will be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such information for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products which incorporate or otherwise rely upon such information.

Betty's Essentials welcomes your comments and suggestions on its Site and products, but Betty's Essentials does not seek to solicit any confidential or proprietary ideas, suggestions, materials or other information relating to developing, designing, redesigning, modifying, manufacturing or marketing its products or any new products. By submitting information, you warrant that Betty's Essentials may publish such information, use it as part of its operations, and incorporate its concepts in Betty's Essentials products without liability.

PRODUCT AND PRICING INFORMATION: Although Betty's Essentials has made every effort to display the products and their colors as accurately as possible, the displayed colors of the products will depend upon the monitor of the user and Betty's Essentials cannot guarantee that the user's monitor will accurately portray the actual colors of the products. Products displayed may be out-of-stock or discontinued, and prices are subject to change. Betty's Essentials is not responsible for typographical errors regarding price or any other matter. Subject to the foregoing, the prices displayed are quoted in Canadian dollars. Purchases are subject to applicable taxes to be paid by the purchaser, and do not include shipping and handling.

DISCLAIMERS: Betty's Essentials publishes information on its Site as a convenience to its visitors. While Betty's Essentials attempts to provide accurate and timely information, there may be inadvertent technical or factual inaccuracies and typographical errors. We reserve the right to make corrections and changes to the Site at any time without notice. The Betty's Essentials products described in its Site may not be available in your region. Betty's Essentials does not claim that the information in the Site is appropriate to your jurisdiction or that the products described in its Site will be available for purchase in all jurisdictions.

Betty's Essentials operates its Site from Canada. It is possible that some software that may be downloaded from the Site is subject to government export control or other restrictions. By visiting and using our Site, you acknowledge these restrictions and agree that you are not subject to them. Betty's Essentials makes no warranties of any kind regarding any non-Betty's Essentials site to which the user may be directed or hyper linked from this Site. Hyperlinks are included solely for the convenience of the user, and Betty's Essentials makes no representations or warranties with regard to the accuracy, availability, suitability, or safety of information provided in such non-Betty's Essentials site.

Visitors assume all responsibility and risk with respect to their use of the Site . Betty's Essentials disclaims all warranties, representations and endorsements, express or implied, with regard to information accessed from or via the Site, including but not limited to all express and implied warranties, such as warranty of title, merchantability, non-infringement and fitness for a particular purpose. Betty's Essentials does not warrant that the functions contained in the material will be uninterrupted or error-free or that errors will be detected or corrected. Betty's Essentials does not assume any liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, reliability or usefulness of the information disclosed or accessed through the Site. Betty's Essentials does not have any duty to update its Site or modify their Content or Code, and Betty's Essentials shall not be liable for its failure to update such information. It is your responsibility to verify any information contained in the Site before relying upon it.

IN NO EVENT SHALL BETTY'S ESSENTIALS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF WHATEVER KIND RESULTING FROM WHATEVER CAUSE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF DAMAGE, TANGIBLE OR INTANGIBLE IN NATURE, WHETHER IN AN ACTION UNDER THEORIES OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATING TO THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE INFORMATION ON, OR ACCESSED THROUGH, BETTY'S ESSENTIALS SITE.

Betty's Essentials reserves the right to withdraw access to the Site or to revise the services and products described in the Site at any time without notice. Betty's Essentials may at any time revise the terms and conditions contained in this Legal Statement by updating this posting. You are bound by any revisions and should periodically visit this page to review the current terms and conditions that apply to your use of the Site. The invalidity of any term, condition or provision of this Legal Statement shall not affect the enforceability of those portions of the Legal Statement deemed enforceable by applicable courts of law.

Security Statement: www.bettys.ca is a secure site The ordering area of our Web site is secure. That means it is protected by state-of-the-art encryption technology. This sophisticated system encrypts your financial information to protect it during transmission.

Other areas of our site (such as the product pages) do not require secure transmission. By keeping these areas non-secure, we assure that our site will load faster, so your shopping experience will be more enjoyable.

At the bottom of our home page you will notice the Comodo logo. It stands for Comodo , a respected Web company that verifies site security. Verification occurs in the background each time you place an online order at Bettys.ca.

To learn more about Comodo Click SSL TECHNOLOGY TO PROTECT YOUR FINANCIAL DATA Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology is the premier encryption system for data transmitted over the Internet. This highly advanced system scrambles your financial information as it travels from your computer to our Web site. Such scrambling renders your data unreadable -- and useless -- to anyone but bettys.ca.

HERE'S HOW TO KNOW WHEN YOU'RE IN A SECURE SECTION OF OUR BETTYS.CA Look at the site address (URL) in your browser's address window. If it begins with http:// you are in a NON-secure section of our site. If it begins with https:// you are in a secure area. The "s" stands for "secure." When you move from a non-secure to a secure section, the "s" automatically appears -- i.e., http:// changes to https://

Look in the bottom left-hand corner of your browser window. Do you see a tiny lock or key? That shows you're on a secure Web page. Both Internet Explorer and Netscape (4.0 & higher) use tiny closed locks to indicate secure mode.

Pay attention to the security-notice window. This window may pop up when you move from a secure Web page to a non-secure one, or vice versa. The notice may read, "You are entering a page which is secure" or "You have requested a secure document"...or, conversely, it may read, "You are submitting a form which is not secure." This is not a warning. It is simply a notice to show you where you are. Once you have completed your order, you may safely return to shopping in standard NON-secure mode. In fact, your browser will automatically revert to this faster mode as soon as you return to shopping.

Some browsers and company firewalls do not allow secure (encrypted) data transmissions. If you cannot gain access to a secure server to place your order, don't worry. Simply call us at 1-604-628-4698 and order.


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