Area Rug Star knows that Internet privacy and security is very important and that is why we take special care to safeguard the confidentiality and security of your information. All of your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address, is encrypted so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet. All order information, including credit card numbers, is retrieved through a web interface. Any communication during these sessions is encrypted using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). No credit card numbers are ever sent via e-mail.
Additional Information about Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Encryption
We use industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption to safeguard all sensitive data transmitted to us. This means that your personal information - including credit card number, name, expiration date, and billing information - is encrypted so that it cannot be read by anyone else.
Non-Personal Information and "Cookies"
To continuously optimize each experience you have on our website, our servers automatically collect non-personally identifiable information on the pages you access on the Area Rug Star website. We also store information you provide when you make a purchase or enter your e-mail address, as well as collect information you voluntarily provide or as you complete surveys. Area Rug Star uses "cookies" (small pieces of information that are stored by your computer’s browser) to recognize returning customers. Cookies are also used to recognize your preferences and to keep track of items you have added to your shopping cart.