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Mail & Email

We do not sell, share or rent any portion of our mail or email lists to anyone. If, at any time, you wish to be removed from our mailing lists, please contact us, and we will happily stop sending you materials you don't want.

We send promotional emails to you only if you subscribe to our email list. If you're subscribed, we may also occasionally send you special offers that match the interests you've told us about.


When You Order

  • Your email address is used to provide status updates on your order, or any problems with items in your order. To update the email address in your account, please contact us.
  • Your mailing address is used to ship your order. To update your mailing address, log in to your account.
  • The information you enter is encrypted by Secure Sockets Layers (SSL) and stored securely.
  • Our online store uses a cookie to connect you to your shopping cart, which is stored on our website. The cookie lets the store know which cart is yours. More information aboue cookie use in our website.


General Website Browsing

When you browse our site, our web-stats program collects the following information. Generally, this information is deleted within three months:

  • The date and time
  • Your browser software and operating system
  • The internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using
  • The name of the domain and host from which you access the internet (for example, aol.com or princeton.edu)
  • The internet address of any website from which you linked directly to our site

Cookies

Rings & Things' website uses cookies.

Rings & Things requests your consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our website. By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of the policy set out below.

What are cookies:

A cookie is a small file or a string of letters and numbers stored in your browser by websites that you visit. Cookies help to make the interaction between users and websites faster and easier. For example, when you use the Rings & Things website, cookies help our site remember the information you provided during previous interactions to ensure you receive an optimised user experience. When you revisit a website, cookies also help the site to remember your preferences or registration details.

We also use cookies to help us understand how users utilise our website, for example the pages customers visit and the links they click on. This helps us make improvements and understand what visitors to our site are interested in.

What cookies don't do is store any personal or confidential information about you.

Types of Cookies

Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies and "first party" cookies or "third party" cookies. Each type of cookies is described below.

A session cookie is stored temporarily in your browser. It will be deleted from your browser when it expires, or when the web browser is closed (whichever comes first).

A persistent cookie is a cookie that is not stored temporarily in your browser, but instead it is stored in your computer for a fixed period of time.

First party cookies are cookies set by a website visited by the user—the website displayed in the URL window.

Third party cookies are cookies set by a domain other than the one being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and a separate company sets a cookie through that website the cookie would be a third party cookie. At times we contract with independent research companies and/or third party statistical services to perform services for us and when this is the case these third parties may send you cookies. They may use the information they obtain from your use of their cookies for the information described under "Uses of Cookies."

Uses of Cookies

Strictly Necessary Cookies:

Some cookies are strictly necessary in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies, we will not be able to determine the number of unique users of the site or provide certain features.

Examples of strictly necessary cookies set by Rings & Things:

Rings & Things Cookie Name:Purpose:Type of Cookie:
JSESSIONIDUnique identifies set for each unique browser to allow log analysis to determine the number of unique users for various parts of Rings & Things.First Party
Session
NLSD4Utilized for routing HTTP requests.First Party
Persistent
NS_VERUtilised for routing HTTP requests.First Party
Persistent

Functionality Cookies:

Functionality cookies record information about choices you have made and allow Rings & Things to tailor the website for you.

Examples of Functionality Cookies set by Rings & Things or Third parties:

Cookie Name:Purpose:Type of Cookie:
NLVisitorIdUtilised by website Analytics module to track the user's online visit and the pages the user visitsFirst Party
Session
NLShopperIdIdentifies the user's cart in order for the website to know and recollect the items that were added to your cart. First Party
Persistent
NLPromoCodeUtilised to remember the discount code used in response to a promotion.First Party
Persistent

Performance Cookies:

Rings & Things uses performance cookies to assist us in providing users with a better user experience. Information supplied by cookies helps Rings & Things to understand how the Rings & Things website is used so we can improve how we present our content to you.

Examples of Performance cookies, all of which are provided by Third parties:

Rings & Things Cookie Name:Purpose:Type of Cookie:
Google AnalyticsGoogle Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. First Party
Persistent
Google AdwordsGoogle Adwords is used to measure the effectiveness of its online advertisements. First Party
Persistent
Youtube**YouTube provides analytical and statistical information about the volume of users who viewed videos embedded on the Rings & Things site and the length of time the videos were viewed. First Party
Persistent

**Embedded Content

Rings & Things sometimes embeds photos and video content from websites such as YouTube. As a result, when you visit a page containing such content, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. Rings & Things does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party's website for more information.

Cookies and Personal Information

Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by Rings & Things, to the information stored and obtained by cookies.

Blocking/Deleting Cookies

You have a number of options when it comes to receiving cookies. You can set your browser either to reject all cookies, to allow only 'trusted' sites to send them, or to accept only those cookies from websites you are currently using.

We recommend that you don't block all cookies because parts of our website rely on them to work properly.

To find out how to turn cookies on and off in your browser, click on your browser name below.

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