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Business Privacy Policy

It is the policy of "These Favored Things" owner (hereinafter “Business”) to protect your personal privacy. Because your use of the Business website ( (referred to as “Site” herein) indicates your acceptance of the Business Privacy Policy, please review this Privacy Policy carefully.

Business may change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting revisions to the Business Site. This Privacy Policy shall be applicable to any person or entity that directly or indirectly uses the Site or the Services (“Users”).


Business is the sole owner of the information collected on the Site. It uses collected information to provide or improve Services for Users, and as more particularly set forth below, it may use collected information to contact Users for a variety of reasons, including, without limitation, obtaining information from Users regarding their use of the Site and Services and ways Business can improve them, and to send information to them regarding Business, its Services, or its Partners, such as promotions and events. This information is used in ways Business determines appropriate in its sole discretion, and it reserves the right to do so.

Business will not sell or rent personally identifiable information to anyone, and it will not disclose any collected information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement.

Business collects personally identifiable information when you use certain Business products or services, and when you visit Business pages. Business may also receive personally identifiable information from its business partners. When you register with the Business, we ask for personally identifiable information including, but not limited to, your name, email address, address, and zip code. Once you register with Business and sign in to its services, you are not anonymous to us.


Business requests information from a User on the Site if the User performs a financial transaction with Business. In this case, a User must provide information including, but not limited to, name, address, and financial information, along with credit card information or bank account information. Business may use a third party intermediary to perform the transaction processing. This intermediary is solely a link in the distribution chain, and uses the information provided for the sole purpose of processing the transaction.


Business employs the use of Cookies to collect information about Users and their use of the Site. “Cookies” are small computer files that Business transfers to your computer that allow Business to know how often you visit the Site and the activities you conduct while on the Site. Third parties, such as advertisers, may also use Cookies when you select their advertisements or links from the Site. However, Business has no access to or control over these Cookies.


Business will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone. Business may send personally identifiable information about you to other companies or people when: We have your consent to share the information; we need to share your information to provide the product or service you have requested; we need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of Business to provide a product or service to you (unless we tell you differently, these companies do not have any right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary or appropriate in our discretion to assist us); we respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process; or we find that your actions on our Site violate the Business Terms of Service or any of our usage guidelines for specific Services. Business may share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.


This Site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that Business is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our Users to be aware when they leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every site that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by this Site.


Business needs to be able to communicate at times with all Users, and therefore it reserves the right to contact Users. Users who no longer wish to receive the Business newsletter or promotional materials from our partners may opt-out of receiving these communications by following the instructions in the e-mails.


Business is working to be compliant with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For more information about the GDPR, you can visit their official website.



California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

The following is from the official site for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)


The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) was enacted in 2018 and takes effect on January 1, 2020. This landmark piece of legislation secures new privacy rights for California consumers.

The CCPA grants new rights to California consumers



The CCPA applies to certain businesses



The CCPA imposes new business obligations



Cost estimates for CCPA compliance



The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are separate legal frameworks with different scopes, definitions, and requirements. A business that complies with GDPR and is subject to CCPA may have additional obligations under CCPA.



1 Berkeley Economic Advising and Research, LLC, Standardized Regulatory Impact Assessment: California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 Regulations (August 2019). 2 Berkeley Economic Advising and Research, LLC, Standardized Regulatory Impact Assessment: California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 Regulations (August 2019). This number is specifically the cost associated with the regulations and not general compliance costs associated to the underlying CCPA law. More on the CCPA (external link) California website


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