Our web server automatically recognizes the visitor's domain name (not the e-mail address) and records the visitor's browser and platform type (e.g., Firefox on a Microsoft platform).
We use browser cookies to record the visitor's session information such as shopping selections and user-specific information on the pages the visitor selects for viewing. When a visitor gives us their e-mail address, or sends us e-mail correspondence, we retain their e-mail address. We will not share our e-mail lists with any third parties for marketing purposes. We use e-mail addresses to communicate with you regarding your orders and other matters regarding transactions. We do not sell your name or email address to other companies, nor will we send you any emails for marketing purposes.
We retain information provided by our customers, such as registration information, transaction information and contact information. Our customers also has the ability to correct inaccuracies in contact information.
Silver and Pewter Gifts does not have arrangements with any ad server companies for this Web site.
To provide credit card security and keep your personal information safe, we use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology which is the most widely used data encryption coding system for secure e-commerce transactions. All customer information is encrypted (scrambled) prior to being sent over the Internet to our secure payment gateway system. Our web hosting and store front software is certified as PCI DSS compliant as required by the payment card industry. Your payment information is safe and inaccessible to other Internet users. If your browser doesn't accept the SSL technology, transactions will not be permitted. To confirm that your connection is secure, look for a locked padlock icon or solid key icon at the bottom of your browser window. The letters "https" (rather than "http") located in the URL address window at the top of your browser also indicates that you are using a secure browser.
If at any time you are uncertain about the security of our site and would like to place an order over the telephone please call 800-791-3878 and a customer service representative will be happy to help you. Our office hours are 8-5 EST Monday through Thursday and 8-4 EST on Fridays.
List of cookies we collect:
The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.
|COOKIE name||COOKIE Description|
|CART||The association with your shopping cart.|
|CATEGORY_INFO||Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.|
|COMPARE||The items that you have in the Compare Products list.|
|CURRENCY||Your preferred currency|
|CUSTOMER||An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.|
|CUSTOMER_AUTH||An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.|
|CUSTOMER_INFO||An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.|
|CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS||Stores the Customer Segment ID|
|EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE||A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.|
|FRONTEND||You sesssion ID on the server.|
|GUEST-VIEW||Allows guests to edit their orders.|
|LAST_CATEGORY||The last category you visited.|
|LAST_PRODUCT||The most recent product you have viewed.|
|NEWMESSAGE||Indicates whether a new message has been received.|
|NO_CACHE||Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.|
|PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART||A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.|
|POLL||The ID of any polls you have recently voted in.|
|POLLN||Information on what polls you have voted on.|
|RECENTLYCOMPARED||The items that you have recently compared.|
|STF||Information on products you have emailed to friends.|
|STORE||The store view or language you have selected.|
|VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS||The products that you have recently viewed.|
|WISHLIST||An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.|
|WISHLIST_CNT||The number of items in your Wishlist.|