We NEVER collect or store any personal data without your prior knowledge and consent. At Mela Teas, we are committed to you and to protecting your privacy. Please read further for details.
HOW DOES MELA TEAS COLLECT INFORMATION?
Your IP Address
Your IP address is a unique identifier we use to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our web site tracking. We also use your IP address to help identify you when you make repeat visits to our site, keep track of your shopping cart contents, and to gather demographic information so that we can see what types of people are interested in our site.
What About Personal Information? Do You Collect That?
Mela Teas does not house or collect any personal information about you unless you knowingly and willingly provide it.
Mela Teas has a registration process through which you voluntarily sign up to access the members-only features of our Website. During the registration process, we ask for your name and email address. Also, to make sure that nobody else can access our members-only features using your name or ID, we ask that you create a unique username with a password. For subscriptions, registration is required to give you more control and details regarding your subscription.
Mela Teas is an online retailer. When processing an order, we need to know your name, mailing address, email address, credit-card number, security code and expiration date. This information is necessary to process your order and to keep you updated on your shipping status.
Disclosure of Information to Outside Parties
Mela Teas does not and will not share your personal information with any outside parties unless you have knowingly and willingly consented to do so.
Links to Outside Third Parties
Mela Teas does not release any information to third parties. All orders are placed on a secure server.
Mela Teas has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We are able to keep your personal information safe and secure by utilizing Secure Socket Layers (SSL) encryption technology. For maximum security, we use a secure server that encrypts all your ordering information, including your name, address and credit-card number.