Privacy Policy

Revision Date: November 1, 2013

Versona (“Versona” or “Company”) respects your privacy. We are committed to making your visit to our web site as comfortable and confident as possible. Please read our Privacy Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. This Privacy Policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or what you may provide when you visit the website shopversona.com (our “Website”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.  If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website. Providing your personal information is always voluntary however, without certain information, we may be unable to provide our merchandise or services. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this Privacy Policy and we will consider this your consent to our use of your information as set forth herein and as permitted by law. However, we will respect your preferences as to whether and how you'd like us to communicate with you and you may modify your preferences online or by contacting a Customer Service representative.

If you opt-out of receiving marketing information from us, we may still contact you concerning your specific transactions and communications with us. If you later decide you do not want to be contacted, please let us know by mail, phone or email at general1@catocorp.com. To review or update personal information you've provided previously, sign on to our Website and click “My Account”. Be sure to “Save” once you've completed your changes. You may also call or email Customer Service. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account.  We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

CHILDREN'S PRIVACY
Our Website is not intended for use by children and no one under the age of 13 may provide any information to or on the Website. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features, register on this Website, make any purchases through this Website, or use any of the interactive or public comment features on this Website. Versona will never knowingly request personal information from anyone under the age of 13, consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998. If we become aware that a subscriber is under the age of 13, we will remove his or her personally identifiable registration information from our files. Please note: we may maintain record of the person's name and address in a "do not register" file to avoid subsequent registration by a child under 13.

INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect from or about users: on this Website, in e-mail, through text and other electronic messages between you and this Website, through mobile and desktop applications you download from this Website which provide dedicated non-browser interaction between you and the Website, and when you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services if those applications or advertising include links to this Privacy Policy. It does not apply to information collected by use through other means including on any other website operated by Company or any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries) or any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries), including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Website.

The types of information we may collect include your name, mailing address, telephone number, email address, transaction information, order fulfillment information, credit or debit card information, your search queries on the Website, your responses to surveys that you complete, information about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website and usage details, IP addresses, information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies, and records and copies of your correspondence if you contact us.

Versona collects information in several ways from different areas of our web site in order to provide you with personal service. This information may also be used to evaluate and enhance your shopping experience with Versona and your visit to our Website. We may collect this information when you: directly provide it to us, make a purchase at our retail store, online or by phone, save your information with us online or visit our site, opt in for emails, participate in a contest, promotion, sweepstakes or survey, make inquiries or requests concerning our merchandise or services, are referred to us through a third-party marketing promotion, subscribe to any services, report a problem, fill in forms on our Website (including information provided at the time of registration or use of the Website), or automatically as you navigate through the site. By entering information on our Website, you grant Versona permission to contact you about selected products, companies and events we think may interest you. Certain areas of our Website are only accessible upon disclosure of personally identifiable information. Therefore, if you do not wish to volunteer your personal information in these areas, access will be denied.  
You may also provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter “posted”) on public areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively “User Contributions”).  Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk.  Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions.  Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized personnel. If you delete your User Contributions from the Website, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other Website users. Proper access and use of information provided on the Website, including User Contributions, is governed by our Terms of Use.

If you purchase merchandise or a gift card for someone else, we may also collect personal information concerning the recipient in order to fulfill your request. We will assume that you have the recipient's permission to use his or her personal information for this limited purpose.

PERSONAL & NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may use the personal information we collect to: present our Website and contents to you, process, track and fulfill your order and contact you about the status of your order, inform you of and administer contests, sweepstakes and promotions, allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website, send you surveys about our merchandise or services, respond to your inquiries regarding our merchandise or services, provide you with information, products or services, provide you with notices about your account, learn about your shopping preferences and improve your shopping experience, help us address issues and improve our site, merchandise and services, and protect the security and integrity of our site, notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide through it, carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us including for billing and collection, to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it, and in any other way we may describe when you provide the information and for any other purpose with your consent.

Non-personal information may also be collected which provides Versona with information regarding your visit to our Website. This information may include your browser version, service provider, IP address, and domain type. Versona uses this information to understand how visitors access catofashions.com. This helps us build and optimize the best Website for our audience.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and non-personal information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.
We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this Privacy Policy: (i) to our subsidiaries and affiliates, (ii) to contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them, (iii) to a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of Versona's assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Versona about our Website users is among the assets transferred, (iv) to fulfill the purpose for which you provide it (for example, if you give us an e-mail address to use an "e-mail a friend" feature of our Website, we will transmit the contents of that e-mail and your e-mail address to the recipients), (v) for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information, and/or (vii) with your consent.  We may also disclose your personal information: (i) to comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request, (ii) to enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes, and (iii) if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Versona, our customers or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

USE OF THIRD PARTIES
In certain cases, Versona may use third parties to fulfill orders including shipping, name and address verification, process payments, monitor site activity, conduct surveys, and administer emails, sweepstakes, and contests. We only share information needed in order for these companies to perform the services requested and they are contractually obligated to protect this information and use it for no other purpose. If you do not want your information collected by us or by third parties for these purposes, you can decide not to participate in these activities. We do not authorize third parties to make additional use of your information. Except as described above, we do not share, rent, or sell information that is collected online to any non-affiliated third party.

USE OF “COOKIES” AND OTHER TECHNOLOGY
As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may automatically collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including: Details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website and information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type.  The information we collect automatically is statistical data. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service by enabling us to estimate our audience size and usage patterns, store information about your preferences allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests, speed up your searches and recognize when you return to our Website.  The technologies we use for this automatic collection may include:

•    Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.
•    Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from and on our Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies.
•    Web Beacons.
Pages of our the Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs. pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an e-mail and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
•    Third Party Cookies.  Some advertisements on the Website are served by third-party advertisers, ad networks and ad servers. These third parties may use cookies [alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies] to collect information about our users. This may include information about users' behavior on this and other websites to serve them interested-based (behavioral) advertising. We do not control these third parties' tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement, you should contact the responsible advertiser directly.

THIRD PARTY ADS
We may use a third party provider to place our Internet ads. The provider may collect anonymous information about your visits to our site and your interaction with our products and services.  The provider may also use information about your visits to this and other sites to target advertisements for merchandise and services. This anonymous information is collected through the use of a pixel tag, which is an industry standard technology, used by most major websites. No personally identifiable information is collected or used in this process. The provider does not know your name, address, phone number, email address or any of your other personally identifiable information.

 

LINKS TO OTHER SITES
Our Website may link to other web sites that may be of interest to you. These sites have their own privacy, security and terms of use statement. Versona is not responsible for the policies or content of linked sites and we encourage you to review policies before providing personal information. Any Privacy Policy, Security or Terms of Use contained in or referred to in this site do not apply to linked websites.

DATA SECURITY
Versona is committed to providing reasonable and appropriate technical, administrative and physical safeguards to protect against foreseeable hazards such as data loss, destruction, misuse and improper disclosure. We have implemented measures designated to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure.

Online information such as your credit or debit card account number is transmitted through a secure server using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology. You can check the security of your connection by looking at the lower left-hand corner of your browser window after accessing the server. An unbroken key or a closed lock (depending on your browser) means the SSL is active and the server is secure. You can also look at the URL address. If the first characters of the site address change from "http" to "https," then you have accessed a secure server. Note however that absolute security can never be guaranteed. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

We will never request your credit card or other personal information by email. If you receive an email that appears to be a request from us for personal information, do not respond, as this may be a “phishing” scam designed to steal your information. Never include your credit or debit card number or other sensitive information in an email, as it is not a secure means of transmitting information. We will only request such information during secure transactions at our site. It is your responsibility to safeguard any password you create to access “My Account” and to sign-out when your visit is complete.

YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to general1@catocorp.com or write us at: 8100 Denmark Road, Charlotte, NC 28273, Attn: eCommerce Department.

PRIVACY POLICY CHANGES
This Privacy Policy may change from time to time. If our Privacy Policy changes, we will post the changes to our site with the date of revision.  Your continued use of our site will constitute your agreement with our revised Privacy Policy.  Please also note that our Privacy Policy is incorporated into our site’s Terms of Use.
 
CUSTOMER EMAIL CORRESPONDENCE
Versona adheres to the requirements established under the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 for broadcast customer email correspondence. If you are already on the Versona email address list and would like to be removed, please click here. To view the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003, please click here.

CONTACT US
Versona
8100 Denmark Road
Charlotte, NC 28273-5975
(704) 554-8510