What information about me is collected and stored?
Melanated Mindz collects information from and about you when you choose to share it with us. This may include when you use the Services, register for an account, make a purchase, participate in promotional activities, sign up for our newsletters or email lists, register for a loyalty program, participate in a product review, survey, or other similar programs, or otherwise contact or communicate with us virtual or at an event. The information we collect may include your name, billing and/or shipping address or zip/postal code, mobile or other phone number, email address, photographs, and date of birth.
You may choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of certain capabilities of this website. For example, you must provide certain personal information in order to place an order or to register for an account on or through this website.
What information is automatically collected?
For example, we may collect information such as your domain type, browser version, operating system type or mobile device model, service provider, IP address or MAC address, mobile device identifier or other unique identifier, and Wi-Fi networks that you connect to. We also may collect information about your use of the Website, including the date and time you visit, the areas or pages that you visit, the amount of time you spend viewing or using the Website, the number of times you return, and other click-stream or website usage data, emails that you open, forward or click-through to our Website. In addition, we may collect other information about the technical efficiencies of our Website and services, such as the time to connect to our Site, time to download pages and the number of times different pages are visited.
How is the information collected used?
Melanted Mindz may use the information we collect from and about you for any of the following purposes:
To validate, confirm, verify, deliver, and track your order (including to process payment transactions, arrange for shipping, handle returns and refunds, and contact you about your orders, including by telephone).
To enhance your online shopping experience, including as a way to recognize you and welcome you to the Website.
To contact you with information, newsletters, or promotional materials from Melanated Mindz or on behalf of our affiliates and partners.
To provide you with personalized or customized content, targeted offers, and advertising on the Website, via email, through push notifications, on your shopping receipt, or across other websites, mobile applications, social media or online services.
To review the usage and operations of our Services, develop new products or services, and to enhance or improve our content, products and services.
To address problems with the Services, our business, or our products and services.
To protect the security or integrity of the Services and our business.
We display personal testimonials/reviews of satisfied customers on our website in addition to other endorsements. With your consent we may post your testimonial along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For other purposes disclosed at the time you provide your information or otherwise with your consent.
Is the information collected shared?
What about the privacy of children under 18?
What steps are taken to keep personal information safe?
The security of your information is important to us. We have instituted security procedures and measures to protect our servers and networks that store personal information. Unfortunately, no transmission of information over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure and, therefore, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information. In order to help protect personal information you provide to us, you: (i) should not share your password or account information with others, (ii) should use a secure web browser, and (iii) should change your password frequently.
What happens when I link to or from another website?
What if I am a resident of California?
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits customers who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please write to us at the following address: