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Privacy policy

Privacy Policy

We are part of Garrelts, Inc. Brands which includes Cottonwood Kitchen + Home. Garrelts, Inc is committed to respecting your privacy. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you what information we collect from you, how Garrelts, Inc uses your information and the choices that you have regarding our use of your information. This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect about you in our stores, through our website and anywhere else we interact with you. By using any of our web sites or sharing your information with us, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Garrelts, Inc agrees to honor customers' requests not to share their contact information with other marketers; and honor customers' requests not to receive mail, telephone.

Collecting Information About You

Categories and Types of Personal Information We Collect

We collect the following categories and types of personal information:

  • Contact Information: your first and last name, postal address, email address, and phone number;
  • Financial Information: credit card, debit card and bank account information you've used in a transaction with us;
  • Geolocation data;
  • Commercial information: products purchased or viewed on our website;
  • Audio and visual information: your videos and photos that you've uploaded to our sites, and CCTV images in our stores from security cameras; and

 

Categories of Use

We may use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • Transactional Purposes:We use your contact information, financial information, and commercial information to:
    • Receive, process, confirm, send and track your order, subscription or registration;
    • Communicate with you about your order, subscription or registration;
    • Process any subscription or registration you make to one of our services; and
    • Maintain your "Gift List" through your registry
  • Marketing and Promotional Purposes: We use your contact information, commercial information, demographic information, internet or other electronic activity, geolocation data, and inferences to:
    • Inform you of our new products, services and offers;
    • Provide you with and measure and optimize targeted advertising;
    • Run contests, promotions and sweepstakes,
    • Provide you with our loyalty program including earning points and awarding and redeeming certificates.
  • Review and Content Creation Purposes: We use your contact information, commercial information, and audio and visual information to enable reviews of our products and to display content that you have created and allowed us to display on our website and services and on social media and other advertising.

Sources of Personal Information

We collect information from the following sources:

We collect information directly from you. We collect contact and demographic information directly from you. We also collect payment information from you.

When We Share Information with Third Parties

Our Service Providers

We may contract with companies or persons to provide certain services including credit card processing, shipping, data analysis and management, promotional services, etc. We call them our Service Providers. We provide our Service Providers with the information needed for them to perform these services. We also ask our Service Providers to confirm that their privacy practices are consistent with ours.

Our Affiliates

We may share personal information with businesses controlling, controlled by, or under common control with any Garrelts, Inc. Brands.

Law Enforcement and Courts

In certain instances we may disclose your contact information when we have reason to believe that it is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against persons or entities who may be causing injury to you, to Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Brands or to others. We may also disclose your contact information when we believe the law or legal process requires it.

Cookies

When you visit our web sites, we send one or more cookies to your computer or other device. We may also use cookies and other similar technologies in emails that you receive from us. A cookie is a small data file that is placed on the hard drive of your computer when you visit a web site. A session cookie expires immediately when you end your session (i.e., close your browser). A persistent cookie stores information on the hard drive so when you end your session and return to the same web site at a later date the cookie information is still available. We use cookies to improve the quality of our service when you visit our web site and other web sites of interest to you.

If you would like to opt out of accepting cookies altogether, you can generally set your browser to not accept cookies or to notify you when you are sent a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. However, certain features of our web sites or other services may not work if you delete or disable cookies.

We use Google Analytics on our web sites to collect usage data, to analyze how users use the web sites and to provide advertisements to you on other websites. For more information about how to opt out of having your information used by Google Analytics, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

Opting Out Of Marketing And Transfers; Updating Information About You

We want to communicate with you only if you want to hear from us. If you prefer not to receive direct marketing from us please let us know. You can call us at 307.674.7980 or send us an email at [email protected] If you like, for example, you may use one of the following statements in your message to us:

  • I prefer not to receive email advertisements, such as updates regarding products and services, special promotions or upcoming events.
  • I prefer not to receive direct mail advertisements, such as mailings regarding products and services, special promotions or upcoming events.

You may also click the designated link at the bottom of all email advertisements to be removed from future email updates.

Please note that any requests to remove or update your contact information may take up to 5 days.

We may need to contact you via phone, email or mail to address questions or issues specific to your order, entry, etc., even if you have opted to not receive marketing communications from us. We contact you only in ways compatible with your communications choices. To the extent necessary for such purposes, we take reasonable steps to make sure that your contact information is accurate, complete, current, and otherwise reliable.

California Customer Privacy Rights

If you are a California resident, you have certain privacy rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA Rights"). This section describes those rights and how you can exercise them with Garrelts, Inc. Brands.

CCPA Rights Requests

Right to Know and Right to Deletion

You can request what personal information we have collected, used, disclosed, and sold in the preceding 12 months.

You can also request that we delete your personal information. We may not delete all of your personal information if one of the following exceptions applies:

  • Transactional: to complete a transaction for which the personal information was collected, provide a good or service requested by you, or perform a contract we have with you;
  • Security: to detect data security incidents;
  • Error Correction: to debug or repair any errors;
  • Legal: to protect against fraud or illegal activity or to comply with applicable law or a legal obligation, or exercise rights under the law, such as the right to free speech; or
  • Internal Use: to use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which you provided the information (i.e. to improve our services).

Please note that if we delete your personal information, many of our services will not work the same. Some examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Returns: We will not have the ability to look up your receipt or order in our system. In order to process a return or refund, we will require proof of purchase from the customer and if the customer is unable to provide proof of purchase, the transaction will be treated as an unreceipted return in accordance with our return policy.
  • Customer Service: Our ability to handle customer service requests may be limited. We will not have the ability to look up prior orders or account information and may request proof of purchase in order to service your needs.
  • Online Account & Shopping: Your online account will no longer exist. Your shopping cart items, order history, saved addresses, saved recipes and any other saved preferences in your online account will no longer be available.
  • Loyalty Program: You will lose your loyalty account, existing reward certificates, and any points earned as part of your participation. You will not be able to accrue loyalty points moving forward. You will also no longer be eligible for loyalty specific benefits such as exclusive events and early access offers.
  • Recalls: We will no longer be able to contact you via email, regular mail, or phone about product recalls related to products you purchased, unless you provided your information to us by returning a product registration card attached to a durable infant product.
  • Gift Registry: You will no longer be able to view or add items to your gift registry. Reference to your name in a joint registry will be deleted.
  • Marketing Communications: We will no longer be able to provide you with any marketing communications directly from our family of brands, including personalized marketing communication such as information about new products, services and offers tailored to your interests.
  • Opt Outs: Previous opt-out requests will not be saved.

To submit a request to know or a request to delete, please visit the Truyo Portal. In order to verify your identity, you will need to provide at least three of the following pieces of your information: name, telephone number, e-mail address, mailing address, and last transaction amount. We will match this information to the information on our systems. For an online request to delete, we will also send you a second verification to confirm that you want your information to be deleted. In order to designate an authorized agent to act on your behalf you must provide the authorized agent with written permission to do so, and your authorized agent must submit that written proof at the time they make the request on your behalf. If you wish to make multiple requests under this section, we recommend sending the deletion request last, as we will not be able to fulfill your other requests once we have deleted your information. We will maintain a record of your request to know or request to delete.

 

Non-Discrimination

We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your CCPA Rights and we will not deny you goods or services, charge you a different price, or provide you with a lesser quality of goods or services if you exercise any of your CCPA Rights.

 

Financial Incentives

We offer various financial incentives. The terms of the financial incentive will be presented to you at the time you sign up. You may withdraw from any of the financial incentives by contacting us at 307.674.7980, email at [email protected] or by unsubscribing to our email marketing by vising our website. The value of your data is the value of the offer presented to you. We have calculated the value of the incentive by using the expense related to the offer.

Security

We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the confidentiality and security of information transmitted to us. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your contact information, to the extent permitted by law, we do not guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to or from our web sites, and you do so at your own risk.

We urge you to keep any password that you establish with us in a safe place and not to divulge it to anyone. We also encourage you to use a unique or different password for our websites. Also remember to log off your account and close your browser window when you have finished your visit. This is to ensure that others cannot access your account, especially if you are sharing a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place.

Protecting Children

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that any of your children has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us and we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Links to Third Party Web Sites

Our web sites may contain links to web sites operated and maintained by third parties, over which we have no control. Privacy policies on such linked web sites may be different from our privacy policy. You access such linked web sites at your own risk. You should always read the privacy policy of a linked web site before disclosing any of your information on such web site.

Policy Changes

We may decide to change our privacy policy in whole or in part. Those changes will go into effect on the effective date posted in the notice and at the end of the revised Privacy Policy. The new policy will apply to all current and past users of our web sites and will replace any prior policies that are inconsistent. Your continued use of our web sites or other services constitutes your acceptance of the practices described in the revised Privacy Policy.