PRIVACY

Privacy statement

We take great precautions to keep the information you share with us safe and private. We will not sell or give your personal information to other marketers without your express consent. We will though share your information if required to do so by law. However, from time to time, we would like your permission to send you exclusive previews of new products or personalized offers/coupons. You will be receiving these offers or tips only if you choose to opt-in to these services. We also may ask for comments on how to improve our products or Site. In order to do so, your information may be securely shared with our agencies, whom perform these services on our behalf. You can easily stop this type of communication at any time by calling us at (787) 783-5374 or by sending us an e-mail to shopkress@kressgroup.com.

PRIVACY POLICY

Your Privacy and the Security of Your Personal Information is Very Important to Us.

Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc., value our customers and visitors to our Website and respect your concerns about the privacy of your personal information and data security. Our Privacy and Security Policy (the “Privacy Policy”) is intended to protect your privacy and provide you with a safe and secure experience in fashion, style and shopping. This Privacy Policy applies to our Website hosted in the United States and Puerto Rico, named, www.shopkress.com, and to our fashion marketing and sales activities, including sales through our store locations, in Puerto Rico under our brands. This Privacy Policy protects consumers providing information through our Website and stores and is not designed to protect business information. By using our Website or providing information to us at our stores, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information. We strongly suggest that in addition to reviewing our Privacy Policy, you should also read our Terms and Conditions. Your use of our Website constitutes your agreement to its Terms and Conditions.

Our Privacy Policy Will Change Over Time

Because we continue to develop our Website and take advantage of technologies to improve the services we provide, our policies will change over time. We encourage you to refer to this Privacy Policy from time to time to stay abreast of our most current privacy policy practices. If you are a registered user of our Websites, we may notify you by email of material changes to our Privacy Policy using the most current email address you have provided to us. Your continued access and use of our Websites will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to our Privacy Policy.

Summary of Our Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains and summarizes how we collect, use and protect your personal information as you interact with us online and through our customer support. This Privacy Policy explains:
What information Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. gathers from users of our Website.

How Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. uses the personal information that you share with us and that we learn about you because of our relationship.

How Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. uses “cookies” and “IP Addresses.”

What personal information, if any, Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. may share about you with others and the conditions that protect your information if it must be shared.

What kind of security measures Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. takes to protect your information from loss or disclosure and how Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. will inform you in the event of a security breach.

The circumstances under which you can access your personal information you have shared with Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. and have that information corrected, restrict Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc.’s use of that information, and even have it removed from our records.

The Type of Information our Websites and Stores Collect About You

Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. collects information that you provide to us or that we learn about you from your use of our Website or shopping at our stores. We receive and store information you enter on our Website, provide to us at our stores, or give to us in any other way. For example, you may provide information to us when you make an in-store purchase, register with our Website, sign-in, search or add items to your shopping cart, purchase an item or communicate with Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc.’s customer service. As a result of those actions, you might supply us with such information as your name, address, phone number, email address, financial and debit or credit card information, and personal shopping and product preferences.

We use a third-party service provider to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet and sometimes on this site. They may collect anonymous information about your visits to our Website, and your interaction with our products and services. They may also use information about your visits to this and other Website to target advertisements for goods and services. This anonymous information is collected through the industry standard technology used by most websites. No personally identifiable information is collected or used in this process. They do not know the name, phone number, address, email address, or any personally identifying information about the user. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this anonymous information used by our third party service provider please do not hesitate to contact us by sending us an e-mail to shopkress@kressgroup.com.

We do not respond to ‘do not track’ signals or similar mechanisms. Third-party service providers keep track of your browsing activities on our Websites, which enable us to target advertising based on your browsing history and preferences. You can learn more about online marketing practices and the technologies that support them, or opt-out of third party tracking mechanisms by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative website, by clicking here.

Our social media tools, such as the Facebook, YouTube, Instagram are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our site. Your activity with these tools is governed by the privacy policies of the companies that provide them.

How Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. Uses Information About You

We use the information we have collected about you to provide the very best shopping experience, the most current fashion clothing and accessories and personal style newsletters. We do not sell your personal information to third parties for any reason. We do not disclose your personal information to unaffiliated third parties who may want to offer you their own products and services unless you have requested or authorized us to do so.

We may share your personal information with third parties or affiliates of Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. where it is necessary for us to complete a transaction you authorized or perform some other activity you have asked us to do.

All companies that act on our behalf are contractually obligated to keep the personal information we provide to them confidential and to use the personal information we share only to provide the services we ask them to perform.

We may disclose personal information about our customers as permitted or required by law, such as in connection with a subpoena or similar legal processes, or in connection with a merger, acquisition or bankruptcy, as discussed further below. We may disclose information about you to protect against fraud and other crimes and to enforce our contracts with you.

We try to provide you with the information you need to make informed reasonable choices with respect to how our Website use or share your information. Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. collects and uses personal information from you in several ways:
Website usage. Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. or Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc.’s authorized service providers may observe activities, preferences and transactional data (such as your IP address, browser type and operating system) relating to your use of our Websites. We may use this collected or logged information in order to provide better service, to facilitate our customers use of the website, to track usage of the website, and to address security hazards. Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc., or one of Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc.’s authorized service providers, may use this information to track aggregate traffic patterns throughout our Website for Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc.’s internal analysis.
Online Transactions. We collect information about you when you shop on our website. You may visit our site without registering, but if you wish to use other special features offered on our site, you may need to provide us with certain information, including your name, address, phone number, financial information, and email address, to open an account with us. We will assist you in creating a user id and a password to protect your account information.
Store Transactions. We collect information about you when you purchase merchandise in our stores or sign-up in our stores to receive our newsletters.

Your Contact Preferences and Opt-Out Choices

To update your subscription preferences, you may contact us using one of the following methods:
To unsubscribe from our email marketing list, click the “UNSUBSCRIBE” link at the bottom of a marketing email that you receive from Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc..
Or, If you should have any questions, comments or suggestions please do not hesitate to contact us by calling (787) 783-5374 or by sending us an e-mail to shopkress@kressgroup.com.

Our Security Practices

Our internal data security policies restrict access to customers’ personal information to authorized employees. Authorized employees may use our customers’ personal information for Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. business purposes only. Our employees are bound by Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. policies that require them to maintain the confidentiality of our customers’ personal information. Employees who violate these requirements are subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that are designed to guard our customers’ personal information. For example, for the security of your online visit to our Website, we may make use of firewall barriers, encryption techniques and/or authentication procedures. Any personal information you save on our Website through your online account, including your debit or credit card, and other financial information, will be stored on secure designated servers, accessible only to those who require it in order to process your order and payment. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be absolutely secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. In the event of a breach of the confidentiality or security of your personal information, we will notify you as necessary and to the extent possible so you can take appropriate protective steps. Unless you indicate otherwise, we may notify you under such circumstances using the email address you provided to us when you registered with our Website.

What are Cookies and How Does our Websites Use Them?

We may use “cookies” to collect or log certain information. A cookie is a small piece of information that a website stores on a personal computer and which it can later retrieve. We may use cookies for some administrative purposes, for example, to store our customers’ preferences for certain kinds of products or to store a password so that you do not have to input it every time you visit our website. The cookies will not contain information that will enable anyone to contact our customers via telephone, email, or any other means. If our customers are uncomfortable with the use of cookie technology, they can set their browsers to refuse cookies. Certain of our services, however, could be dependent on cookies and our customers may disable those services by refusing cookies.

Contact Preferences and Accessing Your Personal Information

You have choices when it comes to how Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. uses your personal information. When you register online with our Website or sign-up in our stores, you can choose not to receive information about merchandise, services and special promotional offers from us by email. If you elect not to receive such product marketing information email, Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. may continue to contact you as necessary to service your account and process your transactions. You can change your preferences by following the instructions for opting out at the end of the marketing email, or by following the instructions for Account Information on the Website or by contacting us via e-mail to shopkress@kressgroup.com.

Keeping your account information accurate and up to date is very important so we can provide you with excellent service. If your account information is incomplete, inaccurate or not current, please follow the instructions for My Account on our Websites to correct or update your account information online, or you may contact us via e-mail to shopkress@kressgroup.com.

If you should have any questions, comments or suggestions regarding our website and/or Privacy Policy, please do not hesitate to contact us by calling (787) 783-5374 or by sending us an e-mail to shopkress@kressgroup.com.

This Privacy Policy applies to U.S. and Puerto Rico Customers

Our Websites are intended for United States and Puerto Rico visitors.

This Privacy Policy applies to customer relationships established in the United States and Puerto Rico. Parts of this Privacy Policy may not apply to visitors outside Puerto Rico. Like almost every website, our Websites may be accessed by an international audience. If you are a non-U.S. visitor to our website, by visiting our website and providing us with data, you acknowledge and agree that your personal information may be processed for the purposes identified in this Privacy Policy. By providing us with your data, you consent to transfer of such data.

Mergers, Acquisitions and Bankruptcy

If Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. should ever file for bankruptcy or merge with another company, or if Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. should decide to buy another business, or sell or reorganize part or all of Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc.’s business, Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. may be required to disclose your personal information to prospective or actual purchasers and other parties. It is Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc.’s practice to obtain appropriate protections for information disclosed in these types of transactions. Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. cannot, however, guarantee that Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc.’s Privacy Policy will remain unchanged if Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. is sold or merges with another company.

Payment Service

In order to be able to purchase any products through our website, we will need to collect and store information regarding your credit/debit cards, name, billing address as well as any other information required to process your order. This information will only be used for the processing of the transaction and delivery of your order.

Registration to the Website by Third-Party Tools.

You may choose to log on to our website with the Facebook Connect feature. If you connect to the website in this manner, please know that all personal information received will be kept in strict confidentiality in accordance with the terms of this Policy.

Our Websites are Not for Use by Children

Children are not eligible to use our Websites. We ask that minors (under the age of 21) only use our Websites in conjunction with your parents or guardians. Children under 13 years of age should not send any information about themselves to Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. If a child under 13 submits information through any part of our Websites, and Kress Stores of Puerto Rico, Inc. becomes aware that the person submitting the information is a child, we will attempt to delete this information as soon as possible. Because we do not knowingly collect any personal information about children under 13, we do not use or disclose such information to third parties.

What else should I know about my privacy?

You should be careful to maintain the secrecy of your passwords and/or account information and be responsible about protecting your personal information and identity whenever you are online.

Privacy

Effective Date: December 23, 2015

Your privacy and that of your personal information is of the utmost important to us. As such, we have developed a Privacy Policy explaining the way we collect, use, disclose, transfer and/or store the information that you provide to us through our website. Please take a few minutes to read our Privacy Policy detailed below.

Identity and Information Protection

We are strongly committed to protect all the information you share with us through our website. Please feel secure that your information will not be shared with any third parties and it will be kept in strict confidentiality. In addition, all communications and transactions submitted to us are duly protected and cannot be intercepted by Outside Parties.

Payment Service

In order to be able to purchase any products through our website, we will need to collect and store information regarding your credit/debit cards, name, billing address as well as any other information required to process your order. This information will only be used for the processing of the transaction and delivery of your order.

Registration to the Website by Third-Party Tools.

You may choose to log on to our website with the Facebook Connect feature. If you connect to the website in this manner, please know that all personal information received will be kept in strict confidentiality in accordance with the terms of this Policy.

E-mail

We will be sending you e-mails on a regular basis to keep you informed about our products and special events, promotional offers, as well as e-mails regarding your account status, order confirmations, notices of credit/debit card problems as well as other transactional and informational e-mails. If you do not wish to continue receiving our promotional e-mails, simply let us know by contacting us or choosing the appropriate selection in our website or by calling us at (787) 783-5374.

Changes in Policy

By accessing and using our website, you acknowledge your consent and agree to the terms of our Private Policy and the Terms of Use of our website. If you are not in agreement with the Privacy Policy, please do not use the website. Kress Stores reserves the right to amend and/or make changes to the terms of use and Privacy Policy at any time and, as such, we respectfully request that you periodically check the Policy in order to familiarize yourself with the same.

Disclosure of information

We may disclose personal information only if required to do so by law.

Contact us

If you should have any questions, comments or suggestions regarding our website and/or Privacy Policy, please do not hesitate to contact us by calling (787) 783-5374 or by sending us an e-mail to shopkress@kressgroup.com.