What Information is Collected and Stored?
DHF collects and stores certain information automatically whenever a visitor accesses this Website. The amount and type of information DHF collects depends upon the use of the Website. DHF collects the visitor’s IP address, browser information and related information. DHF also collects information regarding traffic patterns and site usage. This information is used to analyze and improve this Website and to provide customers with an improved ordering experience.
DHF may ask customers for personal information when they register at the Website. This information enables DHF to contact customers and provide information regarding DHF's products and services, including new products and services that DHF may introduce from time to time, and to enable customers to obtain product literature, receive on-line newsletters, or access restricted areas of the Website.
DHF collects and stores information that customers enter through this Website or otherwise. For example, when a customer opens an account or places an order, DHF collects and stores some or all of the following information: name, billing address, shipping address, email address, telephone number, credit card number and expiration date. This information is used to provide the products and services that a customer has ordered or requested, to process and ship orders, to send order and shipping confirmations and to provide customer service. In order to ship and track product orders, DHF makes customer name and address information available to common carriers and courier services. Information DHF collects also may be used by DHF to contact customers about products, promotions, upcoming events, special offers and new Website features. Each time a visitor comes to the Website, DHF may count, track and aggregate the visitor’s activity into an analysis of general traffic flows at the Website.
DHF uses “cookies”, which are files stored on the computer’s hard drive by the browser. These cookies help DHF to identify visitors and to store preferences of customers using the on-line ordering section. The cookie does not contain any personally identifiable information. Cookies also allow DHF to hold order information when a customer leaves this Website without ordering product. Most browsers accept cookies automatically but allow a user to disable them. If the customer disables the discounthomefurnishings.com cookie, the customer may not be able to take full advantage of a personalized experience on the Website.
DHF may also collect and store information about customers received from other sources. This enables DHF to update and correct the information contained in DHF's database and to provide product recommendations and offers that may interest customers.
Is Information Shared with Third Parties?
DHF may engage third parties to perform services in connection with the operation of its business. Examples of these services may include payment processing and authorization, fraud protection and credit risk reduction, product customization, order fulfillment and shipping, marketing and promotional material distribution, Website evaluation, data analysis and, where applicable, data cleansing. DHF may provide a customer's personal information to these third parties.
DHF may release a customer's personal information if it believes in good faith that: it is required by law or legal process to do so; it is required by a law enforcement agency that has provided a valid request; or such release is necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of DHF or any of its affiliates, customers or others.
This Website contains links to other websites. DHF is not responsible for the privacy policies applicable to other websites or how they may treat information about their users. Advertisers on the Website or other websites to which customers link may have the ability to assign cookies in a process not under DHF's control. DHF has no control over the use of the information collected by linked websites or others.
Is Information Collected from Children?
DHF does not sell or ship any items ordered through this Website directly to anyone who is known to DHF to be under the age of 18, nor is any personal information collected from anyone who is known to DHF to be under the age of 18.
From time to time, DHF may sponsor promotional events which require the collection, processing and storing of individual contact and demographic information to be used for the event. DHF may also co-sponsor these activities with other companies. DHF may merge information about customers which may then be shared on an aggregated basis with DHF co-sponsors, advertisers and business associates. A customer’s personal contact and demographic information will not be released by DHF to co-sponsoring third parties or non-participating organizations without the user’s consent and, although DHF may request that co-sponsors of such events uphold the privacy of the registrants’ information, DHF has no liability where the co-sponsors do not comply with any requests by DHF.
When appropriate, an option will be made available for users during the event registration process to choose to receive information from third-party organizations.
How Can Information Be Corrected?
The Website provides customers with the ability to correct information they have provided to DHF. If you would like to have DHF correct or update the information that you submitted, please send your corrections or updates to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What Steps Are Taken to Protect Customer Information?
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under DHF's control. DHF uses reasonable industry standard procedures and processes to safeguard the confidentiality of personal information including, but not limited to, encryption of personally identifiable information prior to transmission over the Internet. The Website uses secure socket layer ("SSL") encryption technology provided by GoDaddy.com Inc. Users of the Website should ensure that their browsers support SSL encryption technology. However, when a customer submits information over the Internet, the information may travel over many systems not under DHF's control. Others may intercept the information customers are sending. To protect personal information, each customer should take appropriate steps to guard their password and close their browser when away from the computer. Each customer may change their password or may request a new password from DHF. If a customer or other visitor to the Website becomes aware of any loss, theft or unauthorized use of a password, please notify DHF immediately by sending an e-mail message to email@example.com.
Contacting the Website
Discount Home Furnishings, Inc.
191 W Industry Dr.
Springfield, KY 40069