Updated: April 27, 2022
House of Word Coffee ("House of Word Coffee") and its affiliates, operate this website (the "Site") and the services related to or offered on the Site (hereinafter, the "Services"). House of Word's Services may include, without limitation, offering and selling products, tools, applications, email services, bulletin and message boards, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, calendars, merchandise, products and downloadable mobile applications related to the Site or provided through the Site.
The use of the phrase "Personal Information" in this Policy means information that identifies a specific person that may include as a person’s full name, address, e-mail address. The phrase "Anonymous Information" in this Policy means non-personal information that cannot reasonably be used to identify individual persons (e.g., interests, demographics, geographical location and anonymous usage data).
Unless you opt out in accordance with this policy, by visiting this Site or using the Services, you are accepting the policies and practices described in this Policy. Each time you visit the Site or use the Services, you agree and expressly consent to House of Word’s collection, use and disclosure of the information that you provide as described in this Policy.
Your Personal Information will be processed by House of Word in the United States.
In addition to this general Policy, each Service may have additional privacy provisions that are specific to the particular Service. These supplemental disclosures are made adjacent to the particular Service at the time House of Word collects the information. These supplemental disclosures also govern the use of your information.
In general you can use the Site and/or Service without telling House of Word who you are or revealing any Personal Information about yourself. However, if you do not provide House of Word with certain requested information, we may not be able to provide you with certain Services and features that may be contained on the Site and/or Service, including without limitation, selling the products on the Site to you.
House of Word collects information about you in the following ways:
House of Word collects and maintains information that you voluntarily submit to House of Word during your use of the Site and Services and when purchasing goods, products and/or services. For example:
As you use the Site and Services, certain information may also be passively collected. Through cookies, pixels and beacons for the purposes of targeted and retargeted advertising, log files and other technologies, House of Word may collect information about how you use the Site and the Services. For example, House of Word may determine through an IP address that a particular computer or device is located in New York and House of Word may use this information to deliver advertisements promoting New York-based businesses. This information allows House of Word to deliver more helpful information, programs, tools and advertisements.
House of Word may also combine online and/or offline information received from third parties ("Third Parties") with the information House of Word has already collected from you via House of Word’s Site and/or Services. The third party information is used for a variety of purposes including verifying other information about you and to enhance the content and advertising House of Word provides to you.
House of Word and Third Parties may customize the advertisements that you see based upon: (i) the information that you provide House of Word; (ii) data House of Word receives from Third Parties; or (iii) your visits on the Site or use of Services and other websites or services (commonly referred to as "Behavioral Advertising"). Please see the "Cookies and Targeted Advertising" section below for more information on the use of tracking technologies and the information collected for Behavioral Advertising, and how you can delete cookies.
House of Word may use the foregoing information gathered in the ways described below or described at the time that the information is collected.
In general, House of Word and Third Parties use the foregoing information gathered as necessary or appropriate for purposes including, but not limited, to:
Cookies can be removed by following your Internet browser's directions within the help tab. In order to use certain Services offered through the Site, your web browser must accept cookies. If you choose to disable cookies, some aspects of the Site or Service may not work properly, and you may not be able to access the Site and/or Services.
An "Internet protocol address" or "IP Address" is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. House of Word, its partners or their respective service providers, may use your IP Address when you access the Site or Services or use other means to assist with delivering geographically targeted advertisements.
House of Word adheres to the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising of the Digital Advertising Alliance (for more information click here at http://www.aboutads.info/consumers).
House of Word may share your information with its parent companies, affiliates, and/or subsidiaries and with Third Parties under the circumstances described below. If you do not want House of Word to use or disclose information collected about you in the ways identified in this Policy, you should not use the Site or Services.
We may share non-personally identifiable information (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) with interested Third Parties to help them understand the usage patterns for certain Services.
House of Word may disclose and release your Personal Information to government representatives: (a) to comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order; or (b) in special cases, such as a physical threat to you or others, a threat to homeland security, a threat to House of Word’s system or network, or in any cases in which House of Word believes it is reasonably necessary to investigate or prevent harm, fraud, abuse, illegal conduct or a violation or alleged violation of this Policy or other agreement House of Word may have with you.
House of Word may provide your Personal Information to service providers who work on its behalf or help House of Word to operate House of Word’s business, the Site and the Services. Examples of such service providers include vendors and suppliers that provide House of Word with technology, services, and/or content for sending email, analyzing data, research, providing advertising and marketing assistance, processing payments (including credit card payments), and providing customer service. Access to your Personal Information by these service providers is limited to the information reasonably necessary to perform its limited function.
House of Word may share aggregated Anonymous Information about you with the Third Parties. Aggregated information is your Anonymous Information that is combined with the Anonymous Information of other users.
We may store personal information in locations outside the direct control of House of Word (for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers). As we develop our business, we may buy or sell assets or business offerings. Customer, email, and visitor information is generally one of the transferred business assets in these types of transactions. We may also transfer or assign such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, or dissolution.
Any Personal Information or other content that you voluntarily disclose becomes available to the public, as controlled by any applicable privacy or website customization settings. To change your privacy settings on the Site, you may visit your online account with House of Word. If you remove information that you posted to the Site, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the Site, or if other users have copied or saved that information.
House of Word may share your Personal Information and/or any other information collected hereunder with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies. Additionally, in the event House of Word goes through a business transition such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your Personal Information may be among the assets transferred. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and are permitted by this Policy.
House of Word may make message boards, chat rooms, blogs, product review forums and other interactive forums available as part of the Services. You should be aware that any information which you post to these interactive forums or otherwise choose to make publicly available, including your Personal Information, may be disclosed and available to all users who have access to that portion of the Site or Services. By using these interactive Services, you agree that House of Word is not responsible for any information that you disclose or communicate in such forums, and any disclosures you make are at your own risk.
At this time House of Word does not respond to browser 'Do Not Track' signals, as House of Word awaits the work of interested stakeholders and others to develop standards for how such signals should be interpreted.
The Site and Services are not directed or intended for children under 13 years of age. House of Word does not knowingly collect Personal Information from individuals under 13 years of age. If you are under 13 years of age, you should not register or provide Personal Information on the Site or through the Services. If you are the parent or guardian of a child whom you believe has disclosed Personal Information to House of Word, please contact House of Word at info@Wordcoffee.com so that House of Word may delete and remove such child's information from House of Word’s systems.
You may, of course, decline to submit Personal Information through the Site and/or Service, in which case the Site and/or Service may not be able to provide certain services to you. You may decline to share information, update or correct your account information and email preferences at any time by logging into your account, or by otherwise following the prompts on the Site.
House of Word offers you choices regarding the collection, use, and sharing of your Personal Information. When you receive promotional communications from House of Word, you will have the opportunity to "opt-out" by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the promotional e-mail you receive.
If you would like assistance disabling your account please contact customer service at info@Wordcoffee.com.
Keep in mind, however, that even if you delete information from your account and/or profile, House of Word may retain your Personal Information in conformance with its data retention policy and Personal Information may remain within House of Word’s databases, access logs, and other records. In addition, House of Word is not responsible for updating or removing your Personal Information contained in the lists or databases of Third Parties who have been provided information as permitted by this Policy.
If you are a California resident, you have the right to request the following information regarding House of Word’s use of your Personal Information. House of Word will fulfill each of these requests to the extent required by law, within 45 days of receipt of a verifiable request:
House of Word’s response will be limited to Personal Information collected about you within the last twelve (12) months.
Please note that if House of Word deletes your Personal Information, you may not be able to use certain Site functions that require your Personal Information.
If you are a California resident interested in exercising your privacy choices please send us a request to info@Wordcoffee.com or click “Request My Personal Information” on the Site home page. For all requests, please include your name, street address, city, state and zip code. We are not to be responsible for notices that are not labeled, are sent improperly or do not have complete information.
Additionally, if you are a European resident House of Word hereby notes that it is processing your information in order to fulfill contracts House of Word might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.
Please note that if you have a subscription to House of Word Coffee and you have opted in to SMS messaging, you will be subject to the following terms of service from our partner Recharge: https://rechargepayments.com/sms-terms-of-service/
The Sites may link to websites operated by Third Parties that House of Word does not control. House of Word does not monitor, control, or endorse the information collection or privacy practices of any Third Parties. House of Word encourages you to become familiar with the privacy practices of every website you visit and to contact them if you have any questions about their respective privacy policies and practices. This Policy applies solely to information collected by House of Word through the Site or Services and does not apply to these third party websites. The ability to access information of Third Parties from the Site or Services, or links to other websites or locations, is for your convenience only and does not signify House of Word’s endorsement of such Third Parties, their products, services, websites, locations or their content.
House of Word places a priority on the security of Personal Information, and House of Word undertakes reasonable security measures to help protect the data that resides on its servers. House of Word also uses secure server software (SSL) to process all financial transactions that occur on the Site. SSL technology can encrypt Personal Information transmitted over the Internet. However, no security system is impenetrable. House of Word does not warrant the security of its servers, nor does House of Word warrant that your information, including Personal Information, will be completely secure or not be intercepted while being transmitted over the Internet.
In addition, House of Word is not responsible for the privacy or data security practices of other organizations, such as Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter, Apple, Google, Microsoft or any other app developer, app provider, social media platform provider, operating system provider, wireless service provider, or device manufacturer, including in connection with any information you disclose to other organizations through or in connection with the Services.
If you have any questions regarding privacy or this Policy, you may contact House of Word as follows: Email info@Wordcoffee.com.
House of Word reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Policy at any time and without prior notice, and any changes will become effective immediately upon being posted unless House of Word advises you otherwise. Your continued use of the Site or Services after this Policy has been amended shall be deemed to be your continued acceptance of the terms and conditions of the Policy, as amended. House of Word encourages you to bookmark this Web page and review this Policy regularly.