This website, http://www.ceylon-tea.com/,
is owned and maintained by The Original Ceylon Tea Company
recognize that many internet users are concerned about online
assure you that we take seriously our responsibility to
protect your personal information.
You can reach us toll
free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-877-333-9901. You may also send email
to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you prefer, you may contact
us by mail at:
The Original Ceylon Tea Company
PO Box 90935
Austin, Texas 78709-0935
On our website, we
don't collect personal information from individuals unless
they provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. So, if
you just want to browse and learn about our delicious
teas, we invite you to do so.
When you visit our site, we do
not recognize or collect
your e-mail address or any other personal or system information
If you want to order
one or more of our fine teas online, it will be necessary
for you to provide certain personal
information. This will include your name, address,
phone number and credit card information. Any information
you provide is downloaded off of the web server to a secure
system and is maintained there.
TOCTC may release specific
information about your account if necessary to comply with
valid legal process such as a search warrant, subpoena or
OUR CUSTOMER LIST
When you purchase TOCTC
items from our online catalog, we add your name to our
We do not share our Customer
List with anyone outside TOCTC. We use the Customer List only
to determine what areas of the country are generating
the most or the fewest orders so that we may focus our
marketing efforts appropriately.
We also track frequent buyers so that we may from
time to time offer our best customers a special gift or
some free tea.
CONTACTS FROM US
We maintain a company
email address (email@example.com)
in order to support our online customers as effectively
as we do by phone or by mail. We read every e-mail that
we receive and do our best to respond within 24 hours,
if a response is required. We save a very limited number
of e-mail messages, but only until the issue is resolved.
Like most companies, we use "cookies"
on certain parts of our web site. Cookies are small text
files that are stored on a user's computer by a Web server
based on the permissions set in a user's browser software.
The cookie allows us to track your
session, particularly when you are shopping in the TOCTC
catalog. This is necessary to ensure that we keep your
order together while you browse through the catalog and
select items for purchase. We do not use the cookie to
collect any type of personal information, and the cookie
does not extract any
information from your computer.
You may adjust your
or refuse to accept cookies entirely. Be aware that if
you elect not to accept cookies, some parts of our website
may not function properly or permit access.
Online customer credit
card orders are processed by Authorize.Net. All orders and payment information
sent from our Web server are encrypted using industry
standard 128-bit SSL encryption.
This encrypted and secure data is routed to Authorize.Net,
decrypted and processed. All processed information
transactions) is then re-encrypted and sent securely
to the Web site. Once at the Web server, it is decrypted
and displayed to the consumer. Also, order confirmation
e-mails are sent to the consumer and to the merchant.
The Authorize.Net SSL API guarantees
the orders and payment information generated by our Web
server remain totally secure.
We reserve the right
or the content of our site may change from time to time. Thank you for taking the time
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