Mr. Warren Buffett
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
3555 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68131
At Borsheims, we respect our customers and understand that you are concerned about privacy and the use of your personal information. We consider the information you choose to share with us personal and confidential. We have confidentiality policies in place at Borsheims, and we do our best to ensure that your personal information is handled in a safe and responsible manner.
In the disclosure below, Borsheims outlines our pledge to you and describes how we protect your confidential information.
Borsheims limits the collection and use of your personal information to the minimum we require to deliver superior service to you and to administer our business. This information comes from a variety of sources including:
Because our goal is to provide products and services that best meet your needs, we evaluate your personal interactions with us in an effort to bring you the latest designs in jewelry and gift products. By better understanding your relationship with us, we are able to continue to provide exceptional customer service and communicate new products or services.
We also scrutinize your information and account to ensure their security and protection from unauthorized use.
Borsheims does not disclose any non-public personal information about you to anyone, except as permitted by law. We may disclose some or all of the information we have gathered to outside companies that perform marketing services on our behalf or to other financial institutions with whom we have joint marketing agreements. Unrelated companies receiving your information from us have entered into or will enter into agreements with us to protect the information they receive. These agreements also limit the use of the information to providing services we request. Each of these companies is subject to confidentiality agreements and restrictions that prohibit them from using your information outside of our intended purposes. We may share all of the information we collect about you and former customers with the following types of companies:
Borsheims does not sell your name or account information to any outside third party . . . ever!
When necessary and as permitted or required by law, Borsheims may disclose certain customer information to government agencies, consumer-reporting agencies, and other outside parties. These disclosures are made for specific, limited purposes such as:
Borsheims is committed to preventing others from unauthorized access to your customer information, and we maintain procedures and technology designed for this purpose. We take several steps to protect the customer information we have about you, including the following:
To ensure Borsheims has the most current, complete customer information possible, we have procedures governing the collection and maintenance of your information. As part of these procedures, we update customer information as well as remove old information. We accomplish this through:
Borsheims is committed to using your information responsibly. If you would like to be removed from our mailing list, and do not wish marketing information sent to you, simply contact us using the options below. If you have previously requested that Borsheims not mail or contact you regarding any new product offerings, you do not need to do so again.
If you would like to communicate your choices, please call us at 800-91-OMAHA.
Or you may write to us at:
Borsheims Jewelry Company, Inc.
120 Regency Parkway
Omaha, Nebraska 68114
Or you may email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Borsheims applies opt outs at the account level, not by individual customer. When any person listed with others on an account opts out, we will list the entire account as having opted out.
The practices and policies contained in this disclosure are subject to change, but we will communicate any material changes to you when required by applicable laws. The practices and policies in this disclosure replace all previous notices or statements with respect to the same subject matter.
As a visitor to borsheims.com, our web site automatically recognizes your Internet Service Provider, but you cannot be identified personally. We collect information on which pages are accessed on our site. We use this information to improve your overall shopping experience at borsheims.com. We also collect customer information gathered in the course of processing sales transactions and provided by customers in response to surveys or other requests for information. We keep this information confidential.
From our website, we do not knowingly collect or use personal information from children under 13 without obtaining verifiable consent from their parents. Should a child whom we know to be under 13 send personal information to us, we will only use that information to respond directly to that child, seek parental consent, or provide parental notice. We are not responsible for the data collection and use practices of nonaffiliated third parties to which our web sites may link.
For more information about the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), visit the FTC web site: www.ftc.gov.