Protection of Information
Gables Furniture values the trust its customers place in the company. Accordingly, Gables Furniture adheres to the highest ethical standards in gathering, using and safeguarding customer information that is entrusted to the company.
Use and Collection of Customer Information
Gables Furniture does not rent, sell or exchange information about its customers. Access to information about Gables Furniture customers is restricted to the Gables Furniture family of business. Third parties that need access to customer information in order to provide operational or other support services to Gables Furniture must agree to safeguard customer information in strict compliance with Gables Furniture policy. Gables Furniture gathers only the customer information that is needed to administer its business, provide superior service and communicate offers on merchandise and services that will be of interest to its customers. Gables Furniture limits access to customer information to those employees who need it to carry out their business functions. Gables Furniture educates its employees about policies and practices in regard to safeguarding customer information; preventing its unauthorized access, use or disclosure; and, ensuring its proper handling.
Accuracy and Security of Customer Information
Gables Furniture makes all reasonable efforts to ensure that the customer information it maintains is accurate, timely and secure. Gables Furniture will monitor and adopt, as appropriate, new technological developments that are designed to aid in ensuring the accuracy and security of customer information. Gables Furniture enforces its policies in regard to gathering, access and use of personal customer information by its employees and authorized third parties.
Personally Identifiable Information
GablesFurniture.com collects personally identifiable information (such as name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address) from Web site visitors only when visitors voluntarily provide such information to Gables Furniture. Gables Furniture Web site visitors who do not want their personally identifiable information collected online are asked not to submit such information to Gables Furniture. GablesFurniture.com visitors are informed that when they provide Gables Furniture with personally identifiable information online, that information is kept within the Gables Furniture family of businesses. Visitors are further informed that, unless specifically stated otherwise, the personally identifiable information may be stored and used by Gables Furniture to better understand its customers' needs, to improve Gables Furniture products and services, and to contact customers regarding offers that may be of interest to them. If GablesFurniture.com visitors previously provided their e-mail addresses to Gables Furniture and would like to have their e-mail addresses removed from Gables Furniture e-mail mailing lists, Gables Furniture asks them to click the unsubscribe link provided within emails initiated by Gables Furniture to remove their email from future mailings. Gables Furniture informs such visitors that it will use reasonable efforts to update their e-mail preferences in a timely fashion.
Gables Furniture has no intention of collecting personally identifiable information (name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address) from children (individuals under the age of 18) online and using that information for marketing purposes. Where appropriate, Gables Furniture will specifically instruct children not to submit such information to GablesFurniture.com.
Personally Identifiable Information Collected Automatically
GablesFurniture.com may collect information from Web site visitors that is not personally-identifiable, including the visitor's operating system, browser, domain name, and the specific web pages on the GablesFurniture.com site that are accessed or visited. Gables Furniture only collects this information in the aggregate, and only uses it to improve GablesFurniture.com.
Information Placed Automatically on Visitors' Computers
Gables Furniture informs Web site visitors that when they visit GablesFurniture.com, Gables Furniture may store some information on the visitor's computer in the form of a "cookie" or similar file. These files allow Gables Furniture to tailor a Web site to reflect a customer's listed or historical preferences. Most Web browsers allow Web users to exercise control over such files on their computers by erasing them, blocking them, or notifying the user when such a file is stored. GablesFurniture.com visitors are asked to refer to their browser's instructions to learn about those functions.