Last Revised: January 31, 2020
Sparkly Pear, LLC. ("Sparkly Pear") is committed to
to you our practices regarding the Personal Data (as defined below) we
collect from users of our website, located atwww.sparklypear.com (the “ Site”) and online services available via the Site that
enables potential customers (“Customers”) to browse
jewelry and gem stone listings created by jewelers (“ Jewelers”), and to schedule appointments to physically
meet Jewelers near them (the “Services”).
Questions; Contacting Sparkly Pear; Reporting Violations.
If you have any questions or concerns or complaints about our Privacy
Policy or our data collection or processing practices, or if you want
to report any security violations to us, please contact us through our
website contact form at
A Note About Children.
We do not intentionally gather Personal Data from visitors who are under
the age of 13. If a child under 13 submits Personal Data to Sparkly Pear
and we learn that the Personal Data is the information of a child under 13,
we will attempt to delete the information as soon as possible. If you
believe that we might have any Personal Data from a child under 13, please
contact us through our website contact form at
Types of Data We Collect.
means data that allows someone to identify or contact you, including, for
example, your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, as well as
any other non-public information about you that is associated with or
linked to any of the foregoing data. “Anonymous Data”
means data that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Data;
Anonymous Data does not, by itself, permit the identification of individual
persons. We collect Personal Data and Anonymous Data, as described below.
Information You Provide to Us.
We may collect Personal Data from you, such as your first and
last name, e-mail address, and password when you create an
account to log in to our network (“Account”).
We collect the searches and inputs you provide on the Sites,
such as your jewelry budget, desired gemstone and preferred
We retain information on your behalf, such as files and
messages that you store using your Account.
If you provide us feedback or contact us via e-mail, we will
collect your name and e-mail address, as well as any other
content included in the e-mail, in order to send you a reply.
When you post messages on the message boards of our Site, the
information contained in your posting will be stored on our
servers and other users will be able to see it.
When you participate in one of our surveys, we may collect
additional profile information.
We also collect other types of Personal Data that you provide
to us voluntarily, such as your operating system and version,
product registration number, and other requested information if
you contact us via e-mail regarding support for the Services.
If you participate in a sweepstakes, contest or giveaway on our
Site, we may ask you for your e-mail address and/or home number
(to notify you if you win or not). We may also ask for first
and last names, and sometimes post office addresses to verify
your identity. In some situations we may need additional
information as a part of the entry process, such as a prize
selection choice. These sweepstakes and contests are voluntary.
We recommend that you read the rules for each sweepstakes and
contest that you enter.
We may also collect Personal Data at other points in our Site
that state that Personal Data is being collected.
Information Collected via Technology.
Log Files. As is true of most websites, we gather certain
information automatically and store it in log files. This
information includes IP addresses, browser type, Internet
service provider (“ISP”), referring/exit
pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.
We use this information to analyze trends, administer the Site,
track users’ movements around the Site, gather demographic
information about our user base as a whole, and better tailor
our Services to our users’ needs. For example, some of the
information may be collected so that when you visit the Site or
the Services again, it will recognize you and the information
could then be used to serve advertisements and other
information appropriate to your interests. Except as noted in
automatically-collected data to Personal Data.
information. “Cookies” are small pieces of
information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive
while you are viewing the website. We may use both session
Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and
persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you
delete them) to provide you with a more personal and
interactive experience on our Site. This type of information is
collected to make the Site more useful to you and to tailor the
experience with us to meet your special interests and needs.
Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics to help analyze how
information such as how often users visit the Site, what pages
they visit, and what other sites they used prior to coming to
the Site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics
only to improve our Site and Services. Google Analytics
collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you
visit the Site, rather than your name or other personally
identifying information. We do not combine the information
generated through the use of Google Analytics with your
Personal Data. Although Google Analytics plants a persistent
Cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the
next time you visit the Site, the Cookie cannot be used by
anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share
information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to
Information Collected from Third Party Companies.
We may receive Personal and/or Anonymous Data about you from
Jewelers that you visit. These third party companies may supply us
with Personal Data. We may add this information to the information
we have already collected from you via our Site in order to improve
the Services we provide.
Use of Your Personal Data
In general, Personal Data you submit to us is used either to
respond to requests that you make, or to aid us in serving you
better. We use your Personal Data in the following ways
identify you as a user in our system;
provide improved administration of our Site and Services;
provide the Services you request;
improve the quality of experience when you interact with our
Site and Services;
respond to your inquiries related to employment opportunities
or other requests;
make telephone calls to you, from time to time, as a part of
secondary fraud protection or to solicit your feedback; and
send newsletters, surveys, offers, and other promotional
materials related to our Services and for other marketing
purposes of Sparkly Pear.
User Testimonials and Feedback.
We often receive testimonials and comments from users who have had
positive experiences with our Services. We occasionally publish
such content. When we publish this content, we may identify our
users by their first and last name and may also indicate their home
city. We obtain the user’s consent prior to posting his or her name
along with the testimonial. We may post user feedback on the Site
from time to time. We will share your feedback with your first name
and last initial only. If we choose to post your first and last
name along with your feedback, we will obtain your consent prior to
posting you name with your feedback. If you make any comments on a
blog or forum associated with your Site, you should be aware that
any Personal Data you submit there can be read, collected, or used
by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you
unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally
identifiable information you choose to submit in these blogs and
Creation of Anonymous Data.
We may create Anonymous Data records from Personal Data by
excluding information (such as your name) that makes the data
personally identifiable to you. We use this Anonymous Data to
analyze request and usage patterns so that we may enhance the
content of our Services and improve Site navigation. We reserve the
right to use Anonymous Data for any purpose and disclose Anonymous
Data to third parties in our sole discretion.
Disclosure of Your Personal Data.
We disclose your Personal Data as described below and as described
Third Party Service Providers.
We may share your Personal Data with third party service providers
to: provide you with the Services that we offer you through our
Site; to conduct quality assurance testing; to facilitate creation
of accounts; to provide technical support; and/or to provide other
services to the Sparkly Pear.
We may share some or all of your Personal Data with our parent
company, subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under a
common control (“Affiliates”), in which case we will require our
We may share some or all of your Personal Data in connection with
or during negotiation of any merger, financing, acquisition or
dissolution transaction or proceeding involving sale, transfer,
divestiture, or disclosure of all or a portion of our business or
assets. In the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership,
Personal Data may also be transferred as a business asset. If
another company acquires our company, business, or assets, that
company will possess the Personal Data collected by us and will
assume the rights and obligations regarding your Personal Data as
Disclosure to Third Party Companies.
We may enter into agreements with Jewelers, companies that provide
our Services by way of a co-branded or private-labeled website,
companies that offer their products and/or services on our website,
and other third parties (“Third Party Companies”).
AS A RESULT, WE MAY PROVIDE YOUR PERSONAL DATA TO A THIRD PARTY COMPANY.
BECAUSE WE DO NOT CONTROL THE PRIVACY PRACTICES OF THESE THIRD PARTY
COMPANIES, YOU SHOULD READ AND UNDERSTAND THEIR PRIVACY POLICIES.
NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS – YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
(AS PROVIDED BY CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1798.83
A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT WHO HAS PROVIDED PERSONAL DATA TO A BUSINESS WITH
WHOM HE/SHE HAS ESTABLISHED A BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP FOR PERSONAL, FAMILY,
OR HOUSEHOLD PURPOSES (A “CALIFORNIA CUSTOMER”) MAY REQUEST INFORMATION
ABOUT WHETHER THE BUSINESS HAS DISCLOSED PERSONAL INFORMATION TO ANY THIRD
PARTIES FOR THE THIRD PARTIES’ DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES. IN GENERAL, IF
THE BUSINESS HAS MADE SUCH A DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA, UPON RECEIPT OF A
REQUEST BY A CALIFORNIA CUSTOMER, THE BUSINESS IS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE A
LIST OF ALL THIRD PARTIES TO WHOM PERSONAL DATA WAS DISCLOSED IN THE
PRECEDING CALENDAR YEAR, AS WELL AS A LIST OF THE CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL
DATA THAT WERE DISCLOSED. CALIFORNIA CUSTOMERS MAY REQUEST FURTHER
INFORMATION ABOUT OUR COMPLIANCE WITH THIS LAW BY E-MAILING [INSERT COMPANY
E-MAIL ADDRESS]. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE REQUIRED TO RESPOND TO ONE REQUEST
PER CALIFORNIA CUSTOMER EACH YEAR AND WE ARE NOT REQUIRED TO RESPOND TO
REQUESTS MADE BY MEANS OTHER THAN THROUGH THIS E-MAIL ADDRESS.
Regardless of any choices you make regarding your Personal Data (as
described below), Sparkly Pear may disclose Personal Data if it
believes in good faith that such disclosure is necessary (a) in
connection with any legal investigation; (b) to comply with
relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on
Sparkly Pear; (c) to protect or defend the rights or property of
Sparkly Pear or users of the Site or Services; and/or (d) to
investigate or assist in preventing any violation or potential
Third Party Websites.
Our Site may contain links to third party websites. When you click on a
link to any other website or location, you will leave our Site and go
to another site, and another entity may collect Personal Data or
Anonymous Data from you. We have no control over, do not review, and
cannot be responsible for, these outside websites or their content.
these outside websites or content, or to any collection of your
Personal Data after you click on links to such outside websites. We
encourage you to read the privacy policies of every website you visit.
The links to third party websites or locations are for your convenience
and do not signify our endorsement of such third parties or their
products, content or websites.
Your Choices Regarding Information.
You have several choices regarding the use of information on our
We will periodically send you free newsletters and e-mails that
directly promote the use of our Site or Services. When you receive
newsletters or promotional communications from us, you may indicate
a preference to stop receiving further communications from us and
you will have the opportunity to “opt-out” by following the
unsubscribe instructions provided in the e-mail you receive or by
contacting us directly (please see contact information below).
Despite your indicated e-mail preferences, we may send you service
related communications, including notices of any updates to our
If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to accept Cookies
from our Service for any of the purposes described above, then you
can instruct your browser, by changing its settings, to stop
accepting Cookies or to prompt you before accepting a Cookie from
the websites you visit. Consult your browser’s technical
information. If you do not accept Cookies, however, you may not be
able to use all portions of the Service or all functionality of the
Service. If you have any questions about how to disable or modify
Cookies, please let us know at the contact information provided
If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to have your SNS
account (e.g., Facebook) linked to your Account, then you may
de-link the SNS account in the “preferences” section in your
account settings. You may also manage the sharing of certain
Personal Data with us when you connect with us through an SNS, such
as through Facebook Connect. Please refer to the privacy settings
of the SNS to determine how you may adjust our permissions and
manage the interactivity between the Services and your social media
account or mobile device.
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