Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.wowdesignusa.com
What Personal Data We Collect and Why We Collect It
- Information you provide to us.
- Your IP address.
- Information about pages you have visited, products, and services you have clicked on or shown an interest in.
- Information provided by other companies who have obtained your permission through their own privacy policies to share information about you.
- Information about your interaction with our site.
- Information we collect using cookies stored on your device about your use of our and/or selected third party websites.
- Information we collect or remember using technologies similar to cookies, such as device identifiers on your mobile device.
- Technical information from your device relating to the service you receive.
- Information relating to the location of your device.
Personally Identifiable Information:
When we use the term “personally identifiable information” we mean information such as your full name, street address, town or city, state, zip code, telephone number, date of birth, e-mail address, IP address, and any other information that would allow someone to identify you or contact you. Personally, identifiable information also includes financial information provided during transactions or relationship with us, if you have been a customer or you have provided this type of information in order to receive service. For example, if you purchase a product at wowdesignusa.com, in addition to your name and contact information, we will also collect and maintain your billing address, image selections, credit/debit card information, and information about your computer’s internet address and web site which may have referred or directed you to the site (e.g. the referring URL). We collect this and other information to provide services, to communicate with you about your service, and to send you promotional materials or informational material.
We collect personally identifiable information about you when you visit the site and input information, whether you are registering to use the site, requesting information or services, participating in promotions, ordering or purchasing our services, or in the course of any other exchanges of information, transactions, and activities.
We may use the information we obtain from you, including personally identifiable information, to tailor your experience on the site, to display content we think may be of interest to you, or to let us customize what you see when you visit the site according to your preferences.
Some features and functions of the site require you to register or obtain our permission before you can use them – for security, identification and marketing reasons, among others – and as part of that process, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information. Among other things, this information helps us securely identify you as a registered or permitted user of those features and functions.
The personally identifiable information you provide to us, as well as any information, personal or otherwise, that you create and which may be saved on or in association with the site, is used to provide you with better service. It allows us to save you time and money and better understand your needs. It also helps us help you learn more about your preferences and those goods and services that may be of interest to you. For example, we track your information to assist us in confirming and filling out forms, producing reports, maintaining quality control, administering and managing the site and our business, and, whenever it may become necessary or appropriate, to contact you concerning services provided to you, your transactions or any other activities associated with the site. We may use your personally identifiable information to advise you of goods or services which may be available from WOW Design USA, its suppliers, and/or advertisers. If you are a customer or ever ordered a product, you also acknowledge, understand, and hereby agree that you are giving us your consent to track your activities and your use of the site and its functions and features, in connection with your registration and use of the site.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
- Keeping count of your return visits to the site;
- Accumulating and reporting aggregate, statistical information in connection with the site;
- Identifying relevant keywords and search terms relating to images viewed;
- Determining which features users like best;
- Choosing advertisements that might be more relevant to you and
How we may share your information:
For our everyday business purposes– such as maintain your account(s), provide marketing, advertising, updates, and products, respond to court orders and legal investigations.
For our marketing purposes – to offer our products and services to you
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes – information about our products and experiences in order to serve you.
How do we protect your information?
To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with federal law. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings. We authorize our employees to get your information only when they need it to do their work, and we require companies that work for us to protect your information.
How do we collect your personal information?
We collect your personal information, for example, when you open an account and pay through our website and you enter your credit or debit card information using third-party service providers such as Paypal.
We also collect your personal information from other third-party providers, such as other credit card processing services or POS (point of sale) third party devices from third parties.
Third Parties on our site:
Our site may contain advertisements, references, and links to other web sites and organizations. You should be aware that different rules may apply to the collection, use, or disclosure of your information by third parties in connection with their advertisements, promotions, and other web sites you encounter on the Internet. The use of such technology by these third parties is within their control and not ours, and even if we have a relationship with the third party, we do not control those sites or their policies and practices regarding your information and we encourage you to investigate and ask questions directly of them in this regard.
Disclosure to Third Parties:
- As part of your public or social media profiles, where your name and location are displayed unless your profile has been set to confidential, our listings and social media integrations may display the information you chose to make public (please contact support for assistance);
- When we have retained companies to work with or on behalf of WOW Design USA to provide products, goods, or services that you have requested or to sell a product;
- When we are compelled to do so by a governmental agency, court or other entity (e.g., to respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process);
- As and when we, in our sole discretion, believe such disclosure to be necessary or appropriate to investigate or resolve possible problems or inquiries, to protect our business and assets, to defend our interests and/or to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations; or
- In the event of a bankruptcy, or a merger, acquisition, joint venture or other business combination involving us.
It is also possible that third parties may unlawfully intercept or be intercepted or accessed transmissions or private communications.
We do not sell or market your personally identifiable information to any organization.
Some of the aggregate customer data we collect may be shared with advertising companies in order to enhance and improve the operation and relevance of the site, but we do not give any personally identifiable information to them as part of this relationship. The use of their tracking technology is subject to their own privacy policies.
Your messages to us, including comments and other feedback that you may provide to us, are not private communications and will not be treated as such. We will use these communications to help improve the site and to help other users understand which features are popular and useful. In doing so, it is necessary to share your communications with us with various third parties. Unless expressly directed otherwise by you in the communication, we may share the contents of such communications from you with other parties; provided, however, that we will not identify you as the author of the communications using your real name, if at all. For example, we may include as a testimonial in promotional materials your feedback to us concerning your experience in using WOW Design USA products. You should avoid including any information in the contents of your communications to us that may reveal your identity as the author of the communication unless you intend that we disclose the same without restriction to any party.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Our Contact Information
If you need to contact us mail us directly to:
Address: P.O. Box 87243 Chicago, IL 60680