Your privacy is very important to us. Gilt Education will never share, sell, lend or otherwise make any customer information available to third parties without your consent, unless it is required by law for us to do so. We may occasionally contact you regarding our services or other service related information after your consent only.
By visiting the www.Gilt Education.com website or any other websites operated by Gilt Education or its affiliates (collectively, the “Site”), you agree to accept the practices described in this Privacy Notice. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Notice, please do not use the Site. Each time you use the Site, you should check the date of this Privacy Notice (which appears above) and review any changes that have been made since your last visit to the Site.
Throughout Gilt Education’s years of operation, we have developed relationships with our customers based on respect and integrity. We’re aware of the trust and confidence you demonstrate when you visit the Site and provide us with information. This Privacy Notice is posted to demonstrate our leadership in on-line security and customer service practices. We treat your information with the same honesty and sensitivity that we have displayed throughout our company’s history.
1. Personal Information Collected By Gilt Education
Gilt Education uses information that we collect from our visitors and customers to personalize and improve your visit and shopping experience at the Site. We gather the following types of information:
Information You Give to Us: We Collect Personal Information that is provided by Site users. “Personal Information” includes your name, address, telephone number, credit or debit card information, e-mail address, date of birth, IP address and the last four digits of your Social Security number(Optional). Personal Information is collected when you establish an account with us, place an order on the Site, participate in a contest, sweepstakes or on-line survey, or when you communicate with any of our departments such as customer service, sales or technical services through the Site, telephone, mail or fax. In some instances, we may obtain other people’s names and email addresses that you may choose to provide as part of our “email a friend” feature.
Web Beacons: We (or service providers on our behalf) may collect information from visits to the Site through the use of “Web Beacons.” Web Beacons are web page elements which may employ cookie technology that enable us to record data about visits to or transactions made on the Site. This information is sometimes known as “clickstream data.” We may use this data to analyze trends and statistics to improve your on-line experience or our customer service. No Personal Information is collected through the use of Web Beacons on the Site.
Orders: If you place an service order through the Site, you will be required to provide contact, billing, and payment information.
Catalog Requests and Email Newsletter Subscriptions: Upon placing an order through the Site, you will automatically begin receiving both the Gilt Education catalog and the Gilt Education email newsletter, based on the Personal Information you have provided, unless you opt-out of receiving such communications. If you request an email newsletter subscription, we will send you an email confirming your request. This confirmation process allows you to unsubscribe if you change your mind and decide not to join the list. Furthermore, the confirmation email will alert you if someone else has entered your email address into our email newsletter subscription list. In order to make our email newsletters more relevant and useful to you, our servers may receive a confirmation when you open an email message from Gilt Education.
Sweepstakes Entrants: From time to time, we may run sweepstakes. If you enter sweepstakes sponsored by us, we employ a double opt-in subscription program. Upon registration, a confirmation email will be sent to the email address you provide to us in connection with your entry which will include instructions, or a link to instructions, for completing the subscription process. You will not be entered until you click through the link in the email we send to you or otherwise follow the instructions contained therein. In order to make our sweepstakes more relevant to you, our servers may receive a confirmation when you open an email message from us.
Information Collection and Usage
We gather general website usage information (such as the number of times specific pages have been visited, etc). Also, when you visit our website or order our services, we may ask that you provide us with certain types of personal information (such as your name, address and email address).
Sharing of Information with Third Parties
We will not rent, sell or otherwise disclose your Personal Information to unrelated third parties without your consent, except as stated in this Privacy Notice.
Service Providers: We may employ other companies or individuals to provide certain services to or on behalf of us such as analyzing customer lists and data, or performing marketing or consulting services. These third parties (“Service Providers”) will only have access to the information needed to perform these limited functions on our behalf and are required to provide your Personal Information with at least the same level of protection and security as we use on the Site. Such Service Providers are prohibited from using your Personal Information for any purpose other than that for which such party was engaged by us and/or as stated in this Privacy Notice. Any Service Providers that use data received from us may only do so in accordance with this Privacy Notice.
Credit Card Companies: If you place an order through the Site, the Personal Information you provide is transmitted to your credit card company to verify and authorize your purchase. If you use a credit card option, information provided by you (such as your address, birth date, social security number, and credit card number) may be used to request a credit report from third parties or may be sent to a third party for processing.
Fraud Prevention: We use a third party software, to assist us with preventing and monitoring fraudulent activity on the Site. When you make a purchase on the Site, we may send your Personal Information for verification in order to receive a credit assessment based on such information. We may also store and use this information in order to expand its fraud prevention database, which may be accessible by other retailers that are part of the Anti-fraud network. We agree (i) not to use your Personal Information for any reason except to as described in this Privacy Notice, (ii) to maintain the confidentiality of your Personal Information, and (iii) to provide your Personal Information with at least the same level of protection and security as provided on the Site. In the event that your purchase is denied based on a risk assessment provided to us.
Third Party Marketing Partners: From time to time we might establish a business relationship with other third parties whom we believe are trustworthy. In such cases we might license, exchange, share and/or cross-reference information, including your name and postal mailing address that will enable such third parties to contact you regarding products and services that may be of interest to you. We will never share any telephone number(s), e-mail addresses, or credit card information which you have given us with any such third party partner(s).
Aggregate Information: We provide aggregate information to some of our business partners. This information is used in a collective manner and does not identify you individually in any way. We collect and share aggregate information in order to know more about the general profile of our customers so that we can improve your shopping experience.
Third Party Transaction-Level Data: If you visit the Site from a third-party website the third-party website may be able to access select information from your individual transaction information. In order to track and credit your transaction the third-party website may give you a unique code, cookie or graphic which will uniquely identify you. This will only happen if you link directly from a third party website to the Site. Any transactions made at the Site while such a code is active will be reported back to the third party website. We will only report non-Personal Information to these websites such as the date of the transaction, the product(s) purchased and the amount spent. We will not report any information to these third party websites that will allow them to personally identify you. The presence of a third party navigation bar at the top of any page on the Site is an indication that the third party website may be able to see your activity on the Site.
Links to Third Party Site: The Site contains certain links to third party websites, such as our vendors. We are not responsible or liable for the privacy practices or content found on these websites. We recommend that you check the privacy notice of each website you visit. Links to third party websites are provided solely for your convenience and any submission of data to such websites shall be at your sole risk.
Catalog Requests: When you request a catalog from us, we share your name and postal address with a third party fulfillment company for the sole purpose of sending you the requested catalog. This third party is not permitted to store the information is only authorized to use this information for to transmit catalogs to you.
Law Enforcement and Protection of Users: To the extent permitted by law, we will disclose Personal Information to government authorities or third parties pursuant to a legal request, subpoena or other legal process. We may also use or disclose your information as permitted by law to perform charge verifications, report or collect debts owed, fight fraud or protect our rights or property as well as those of our affiliates, customers, or its users. You should be aware that, following disclosure to any third party, your Personal Information may be accessible by others to the extent permitted or required by applicable law.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.We employ 256-bit encryption technology in all areas of the Site which require you to provide your personal or account information, including those areas related to online ordering, order status, catalog request and contest forms. The Site utilizes industry-standard firewalls and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to allow for the encryption of potentially sensitive Personal Information, such as your name, address and credit card number.
You should recognize, however, that no computer system is fully secure and that there are inherent risks associated with Internet transactions. To make sure you have the latest security features on your browser, you may want to download the most recent version of your favorite browser, which should have full SSL support.
If your name, e-mail or postal address, telephone number or other Personal Information changes, you may update, correct or omit the relevant information by contacting us at support@Gilt Education.com. In addition, if you no longer wish to receive communications from us you may opt-out by emailing us at support@Gilt Education.com or alternatively by following the link Un-Subscribe or sending a letter to: Gilt Education Privacy Officer, by clicking on the unsubscribe link within any marketing e-mail you receive from us. If you no longer wish to receive our catalog, , email us at support@Gilt Education.com or send a letter to: Gilt Education Privacy Officer.
If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Notice, please e-mail us at support@Gilt Education.com or send a letter to: Gilt Education Privacy Officer.
Gilt Education reserves the right to amend this policy from time to time without advance notice. Any amended terms will be posted clearly on this website.
Limitations On Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL www.Gilt Education.com Gilt Education OR ITS PARENT, AFFILIATES, LICENSEES OR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THE SITE OR ITS PRODUCTS OR SERVICES BE LIABLE IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS, USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY FAILURE OR PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS OR LINE OR SYSTEM FAILURE (INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR DATA, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, AND DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM INACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION OR INCONVENIENCE, DELAY, OR LOSS OF THE USE OF THE SITE). THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS APPLY WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF Gilt Education OR ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Our Service Areas
*Please Note: We service all towns listed above, but customers in our local service area (within 30 miles or less of our location) will be charged a travel fee. Customers in our service area that are more than 30 miles from our location will still be serviceable, but will be charged the Extended Service Area Fee.
E-mail: support@Gilt Education.com