We know that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust. This Privacy Policy explains how The Ella’s Closet and its subsidiaries, collect, use and share information about you when you use our websites, networks, applications, mobile applications, online services, and other services provided by us (“Services”) or otherwise interact with us.

If you are a California resident, please see the “Note To California Residents” section below.

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT ABOUT CUSTOMERS?

INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE

Registration and Profile Information. When you create an account, place an order, or request stylist appointments, we ask you for your name, email address, phone number, payment information, billing and shipping address, demographic information, and other information you choose to provide.

Payment Information. When you make a purchase, we will collect that payment card information. Depending on your chosen payment option, we may use a third-party service provider that handles payments for us and will receive your payment card information.

Communications. If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you. For example, when you contact our Customer Service team, we will receive your name, email address, phone number, the contents of a message or attachments that you may send us, and other information you may choose to provide. We may also record your calls with our Customer Service team to handle your inquiry and for training, research, and product development purposes.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT WHEN YOU USE OUR SERVICE

Location Information. When you use our Services, we receive your general location information (for example, your internet protocol (“IP”) address may indicate your more general geographic region).

Device Information. We receive information about the device and software you use to access our Services, including IP address, web browser type, operating system version, phone carrier and manufacturer, application installations, device identifiers, mobile advertising identifiers, and push notification tokens.

Usage Information. To help us understand how you use our Services and to help us improve them, we automatically receive information about your interactions with our Services, like the pages or other content you view, the searches you conduct, purchases you make, and the dates and times of your visits.

Information We Infer. We may derive information or draw inferences about you based on the information we collect about you. For example, based on your browsing or purchasing activities, we may infer your purchasing preferences.

Information from Cookies and Similar Technologies. We and third-party partners collect information using cookies, pixel tags, or similar technologies. Our third-party partners, such as analytics and advertising partners, may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across different services. Cookies are small text files containing a string of alphanumeric characters.

We may use both session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie disappears after you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to our Services. Please review your web browser’s “Help” file to learn the proper way to modify your cookie settings. Please note that if you delete or choose not to accept cookies from the Service, you may not be able to utilize the features of the Service to their fullest potential. For more details on our use of Cookies, and how to disable them, please see our Cookie Policy.
User Feedback. We receive information about ratings and reviews that you post when you use our Services.

INFORMATION WE RECEIVE FROM THIRD PARTIES

Information from third party services. If you choose to link our Services to a third-party account, we may receive information about you, including your profile information, and your use of the third-party account. If you wish to limit the information available to us, you should visit the privacy settings of your third-party accounts to learn about your options.
Other third parties. We may receive additional information about you, such as demographic data, from third parties such as data or marketing partners, and combine it with other information we have about you.

HOW DO WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT?

We use your contact information (meaning email address, phone number, and billing and/or shipping address) for the following purposes:

We use your billing and shipping address to process and deliver purchases, returns, and backorders, and to help prevent fraud.
We use your email address and phone number to send you security alerts, shipping notifications, and other administrative messages, to provide customer support, and for marketing purposes, such as to send you information about products, promotions, surveys, news, and events that we think may interest you.
We also use your email address to help you create, manage, and maintain an account on our Services.
We use other information we collect:

To customize our Services and product offerings to present you with tailored content, such as

(i) remembering your information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit our website(s)

(ii) provide customized advertisements, content, and information

(iii) monitor and analyze the effectiveness of our Services and third-party marketing activities

(iv) monitor aggregate site usage metrics such as the total number of visitors and pages viewed

(v) track your entries, submissions, and status in any promotions or other activities on our website(s)

To monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities, and improve our Services and product offerings;

To provide, maintain, and improve our products and Services, including customer service;

To record purchases that you have made through our Services;
To allow you to post comments and communicate with us through our Services, including on our social media pages;

To facilitate the connection of third-party services or applications, such as social networks;

To facilitate transactions and payments;

To protect against fraud and unauthorized transactions, including by identifying potential unauthorized users and/or hackers;

For compliance purposes, including enforcing our Terms Of Service or other legal rights, or as may be required by applicable laws and regulations or requested by any judicial process or governmental agency.

HOW DO WE SHARE CUSTOMER INFORMATION?

Affiliates and subsidiaries. We may disclose your information with our affiliates and subsidiaries for any of the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.
Vendors and Service Providers. We may share any information we receive with vendors and service providers retained in connection with the provision of our Services.

Third-Party App Integrations. If you connect a third-party application to our Services, we may share information with that third party.
Analytics Partners. We use analytics services such as Google Analytics to collect and process certain analytics data. These services may also collect information about your use of other websites, apps, and online resources. You can learn about Google’s practices by going to

https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/, and opt-out of them by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout..

Advertising Partners. We work with third-party advertising partners to show you ads that we think may interest you. These advertising partners may set and access their own cookies, pixel tags, and similar technologies on our Services and they may otherwise collect or have access to information about you which they may collect over time and across different websites and online services. For more information about interest-based ads, and to learn about options for opting out of having your web browsing information used for behavioral advertising purposes, please visit www.aboutads.info/choices or, if you are in the EU, www.youronlinechoices.eu/. You can also access any settings offered by your mobile operating system to limit ad tracking, or you can install the AppChoices mobile app to learn more about how you may opt-out of personalized ads in mobile apps.
Aggregated or De-identified Form. We may make certain automatically-collected, aggregated, or otherwise de-identified information available to third parties for various purposes, including (i) compliance with various reporting obligations; (ii) for business or marketing purposes; or (iii) to assist such parties in understanding our users’ interests, habits, and usage patterns for certain programs, content, services, advertisements, promotions, and/or functionality available through the Service.

As Required By Law and Similar Disclosures. We may access, preserve, and disclose your information if we believe doing so is required or appropriate to (i) comply with law enforcement requests and legal processes, such as a court order or subpoena or other lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements; (ii) respond to your requests; or (iii) protect your, our, or others’ rights, property, or safety. For the avoidance of doubt, the disclosure of your information may occur if you post any objectionable content on or through the Services.

Merger, Sale, or Other Asset Transfers. We may transfer your information to service providers, advisors, potential transactional partners, or other third parties in connection with the consideration, negotiation, or completion of a corporate transaction in which we are acquired by or merged with another company or we sell, liquidate, or transfer all or a portion of our assets. The use of your information following any of these events will be governed by the provisions of this Privacy Policy in effect at the time the applicable information was collected.
Consent. We may also disclose your information with your permission or in your direction.

WHAT CHOICES DO I HAVE?

You can always choose not to provide information, even though it might be needed to make a purchase or to take advantage of certain features on our Services. You may also manage and update your information, or close your account by emailing us at ella@theellascloset.com

Marketing Communications. If you would prefer not to receive marketing emails sent by one of our brands, simply click on the unsubscribe link included at the bottom of any of those emails. If you opt-out of receiving marketing emails, we may still send you other types of messages, such as purchase receipts, information about shipments, or emails about your account.
Do Not Track. There is no accepted standard on how to respond to Do Not Track signals, and we do not respond to such signals.