Information Collection and Use
Pearl World Inc, or third parties designated by Pearl World Inc, collects personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information from users in a variety of ways. Pearl World Incl is the sole owner of all the information collected on the Web site, and may use and share with third parties any and all of the information collected in any manner whatsoever that it deems appropriate for business purposes in its sole discretion.
Currently there are two types of cookies. The standard cookie is information about the user stored on the user's hard drive. The second type of cookie, called a session cookie, also stores information about a user. However, these cookies are not stored on the user's hard drive. These cookies are used only while the user is actively connected to a Web site. Once the user closes the Internet browser (or is inactive for more than 20 minutes), these session cookies are destroyed. Pearl World Inc uses both types of cookies on its Web site. In the future, Pearl World Inc may add additional cookies for business purposes.
Pearl World Inc uses permanent cookies for the following business purposes. When visitors arrive at our site, a unique cookie is automatically stored on the visitor's computer by their Internet browser that allows analysis software to differentiate between new and returning users.
S ession cookies are used while a user is active on the Web site. These cookies allow members to navigate freely through the Web site once they have entered the Web site. These cookies are also used while a member is joining, renewing or altering account information. This allows the Web site to track a user's activity before any data is committed to a database.
Each view of a page on the Web site is logged. Information such as the user's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, time of day and duration of activity on the Web site is recorded. This information may be used by Pearl World Inc or third parties designated by Pearl World Inc to analyze trends, administer the Web site, track users' movements and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use or for other business purposes.
If illegal activity is detected on the Web site, Pearl World Inc or third parties designated by Pearl World Inc may attempt to connect an IP address to personal information.
Pearl World Inc will share aggregated demographic information with third parties, including without limitation its partners and advertisers, as it deems appropriate in its sole discretion.
From time to time, we share personally identifiable information, as Pearl World Inc deems appropriate in its sole discretion, with third parties in a number of ways for a variety of business purposes, including name and other personally identifiable information.
The Web site contains links to other Internet sites. Please be aware that Pearl World Inc is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other Internet sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave the Web site and to read the privacy statements of each Internet site that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Statement applies solely to information collected by the Pearl World Inc Web site.
From time to time, Pearl World Inc, or third parties designated by Pearl World Inc, requests information from users via surveys. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address) and demographic information (such as zip code). Survey information may be used by Pearl World Inc, or third parties designated by Pearl World Inc, for a variety of business purposes. For example, surveys will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use of and satisfaction with the Web site and other services offered by Pearl World Inc.
When you submit information via the Web site, Pearl World Inc, or third parties designated by Pearl World Inc, takes certain precautions to protect your user information both online and offline. For example, currently, when registration/order forms on our Web site ask users to enter information (such as credit card number and/or social security number), that information is encrypted and is protected with encryption software: Secure Sockets Layer ("SSL"). While you are on a secure page, such as our order form, the lock icon on your Internet browser becomes locked, as opposed to unlocked or open. These security features may be updated from time-to-time in Pearl World Incs sole discretion.
If you have any questions about the current state of security with respect to information collected at the Web site or stored offline, you may send an email to Ying@Pearlworldinc.com
Users who no longer wish to receive our e-mail newsletters or promotional materials may opt-out of receiving a specific communication from Pearl World Inc by sending a reply e-mail containing the word "unsubscribe" in the subject line. Please note that there are certain communications which will still be sent to users by Pearl World Inc, or third parties designated by Pearl World Inc, as referenced above.
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