Privacy Statement

Welcome to the Bellina Gems website. This Privacy Statement addresses Bellina Gem's practices regarding information collected from visitors of the Site and only addresses information collected directly through or from the Site – it does not address or govern any information-gathering, use, or dissemination practices related to information collected from the visitor (sometimes referred to as a “visitor,” "you" or "your") other than directly through or from the Site, such as from telephone, facsimile, postal mail, personal delivery, or other or additional offline means or media.  
This Privacy Statement is incorporated into Bellina Gem's Terms and Conditions for the Site by reference, as if set forth fully therein, which must be reviewed and accepted by you. The Site is not intended for children under the age of 18. It does not knowingly collect personal information online from visitors in this age group.  
If you have any questions concerning this Privacy Statement, please contact Bellina Gems' Contact Page.  
1.    Collection of Personal Information from Site Visitors.  Except as specifically set forth herein, Bellina Gems: (a) the e-mail addresses of users that communicate with Bellina Gems via e-mail; and (b) information knowingly provided by the user through the Site in online informational sections, including any contact forms. Bellina Gems may also use Internet cookies and other identifiers or methods of web analysis (such as Google Analytics) to gather, store, and track certain information related to your visit to and activity on the Site. If you are uncomfortable with the idea of your information being used in this way, most computer systems and web browsers offer privacy settings and options, such as disabling cookies or opting for “Do Not Track” features. Bellina Gems does not override these settings or options, and encourages you to use them to enhance your choices and personalize your experiences. However, in order to access certain content, features, services, products or benefits on the Site, you may be required to provide Bellina Gems with certain information, including some types of personally identifying information such as your email, your address, and your phone number. If you do not wish to provide such information through the Site or if you opt to utilize the aforementioned privacy features of your computer system or web browser, you may be unable to obtain certain content, features, services, products or benefits of the Site.  
2.    Use of Personal Information Collected.  Personal information collected by Bellina Gems may be used for limited purposes, including record keeping, editorial and feedback purposes, content improvement, or to customize the content and layout of the Site. Personally identifying information, such as names, postal and e-mail addresses, phone numbers, and other personal information voluntarily provided to Bellina Gems may be added to Bellina Gems' databases and used for future contact regarding updates to the Site or new services provided by Bellina Gems. From time to time, Bellina Gems may need to contact you regarding information you submitted to Bellina Gems. You agree that Bellina Gems may use your personal information for such contact with you. Bellina Gems may also desire to contact you for market research purposes or to provide you with marketing information that Bellina Gems believes would be of particular interest. You will have the option of not being contacted by Bellina Gems and opting-out of such contacts by contacting Bellina Gems through one of the methods set forth above.  
3.    Disclosure of Personal Information to Third-parties.  Except as specifically set forth herein, any personally-identifying information that you provide to Bellina Gems through the Site will not be disclosed to other third-party entities not affiliated with Bellina Gems. Identifiable and non-identifiable user information and data may be disclosed or distributed to another party with which Bellina Gems enters or reasonably may enter into a corporate transaction, such as, for example, a merger, consolidation, acquisition, or asset purchase, or to a third-party pursuant to a subpoena, court order, or other form of legal process, in response to a request by or on behalf of any local, state, federal, or other government agency, department, or body, whether or not pursuant to a subpoena, court order, or other form of legal process, or if determined by Bellina Gems in its sole judgment that such disclosure or distribution is appropriate to protect the life, health, or property of Bellina Gems or any other person or entity. Identifiable and non-identifiable visitor information and data which visitors provide to Bellina Gems may also be provided to third-parties that contract with Bellina Gems to provide products, information or other services that Bellina Gems believes that visitors to the Site may be interested in obtaining. While Bellina Gems may undertake efforts to see that any third-party to which Bellina Gems discloses personal information is under an obligation to use the personal information solely for the purposes for which the information was disclosed, such third-parties are independent third-parties over which Bellina Gems exercises no control. Bellina Gems is not responsible for, and will not be liable for, the conduct, actions, omissions, or information handling or dissemination practices of third-parties. Please be advised that the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to Bellina Gems via the Site or e-mail cannot be and is not guaranteed, including, for example, personal information such as your address or name.  
4.    Links to Other Sites. The Site may also contain links to third-party websites. The Site may contain links to other Internet websites for the convenience of users in locating information, products, or services that may be of interest. If you access a third-party website from a link on this Site, any information you disclose on that website is not subject to this Privacy Statement. It is possible that these links may be used by third-parties or others to collect personal or other information about you. Bellina Gems is not responsible for the privacy practices of such websites, advertisers, or third-parties or the content of such websites and it is your sole obligation to review and understand the privacy practices and policies of these other websites. Bellina Gems does not control these third-parties’ use of cookies, collection of information, or how they manage such information. It is solely your obligation to review and understand the privacy practices and policies of these other websites, advertisers and any third-parties.  
5.    Comments and User Content.  All materials or comments posted to any aspect of the Site are public. As such, Bellina Gems assumes no liability for the accuracy of such information, no duty to update or correct such information, and no liability for such communications arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise.  
6.    Security Measures and Communicating with Bellina Gems.  The confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to or from Bellina Gems via the Site or via e-mail cannot be, and is not, guaranteed. You acknowledge that the technical processing and transmission of the Site’s content may be transferred unencrypted and involve: (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. Accordingly, Bellina Gems is not responsible for the security of information transmitted via the Internet.  
7.     Access to and Ability to Correct Personal Information; Opt-Out Right.  Upon your request, Bellina Gems will provide you with a summary of any personal information retained by Bellina Gems that has been voluntarily provided by you to Stephanie Gottlieb Fine Jewelry through email, contact forms, or other online avenues. You may modify, correct, change or update your personal information by contacting Bellina Gems through one of the contact methods set forth above. Except as necessary to obtain the services or information requested, you may opt out of having your personal information, which has been voluntarily provided by you to Bellina Gems through email, contact forms, or other online avenues, prospectively retained by Bellina Gems or used by Bellina Gems for secondary purposes, by contacting Bellina Gems.  This provision does not apply to collection of the type of web browser used to visit the Site or to information provided or collected that does not meet the description hereunder.  
8.    Right to Change Privacy Statement.  Bellina Gems reserves the right at any time to modify, alter or update this Privacy Statement. Your use of the Site following any changes means that you agree to follow and be bound by the Privacy Statement as changed. Any change to this Privacy Statement shall be effective as to any visitor who has visited the Site before the change was made. It is the obligation of users visiting the Site before the change to learn of changes to the Privacy Statement since their last visit.   Dated:  October 29, 2019 Copyright © 2019 Bellina Gems. All rights reserved.