Independent Laboratories, LLC
Purpose of this website:
The website was created to provide information about your certificate as well as gemological or jewelry information pertinent to jewelry. As well as to allow you to verify your certificate.
Scope of Our Policy:
Independent Laboratories, LLC and its founding partners, employees, directors, affiliates, and subsidiary companies (iLabs) recognizes the importance of privacy concerns. We believe that privacy is an important issue for all parties on more than just a compliance level, since it is a matter of trust.
This policy applies to on-line, in person and telephonic interactions. We strive to manage your personal information that you provide to us. Our Policy Covers:
- How and Why we collect your personal data
- How your information is used, shaped and protected
- The choices you can make, cookies, and our policy regarding the limit of the use of this website by children 13 years of age and younger.
If you have any questions or want to contact us, Please see the Contact us page of this Website.
Information We Collect:
Any personal information, name, home address, contact number or payment details, date of birth or certificate number is used to associate your purchase to the report generated prior to the sale of the item(s) of jewelry.
In order to process payment we are required by the credit card company to collect your credit card number, name on your payment type, physical home address, email address, and credit card details, including the number, date of expiration, and “CIN” security number.
Use of shared information:
We limit access to your personal data internally to a “need to know” basis. We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties. We never share your personal information unless ordered to by a court of law through subpoena, court order, interrogatories, or similar directive carrying the force of law.
Our staff would only contact you to follow up on a customer service enquiry or for transactional purpose. We do not market our services to customers directly.
How We Protect Your Information:
iLabs does not collect information through passive sources or use passive methods that are hidden Any and all information about you is collected directly from you.
Your information is kept on our server, which is protected using a firewall. We have a relationship with PayPal to further enhance our ability to protect your privacy.
We are not responsible for the content or the privacy and security policies nor the practices of any third party websites accessible from a link on our website.
You supply any and all information we posses about you. At this time we do not communicate with you unless it is directly related to responding to enquiry made by you the owner of one of our certificates.
Cookies and How we use them:
A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a website that is saved on your computer’s hard drive through your computer’s browser: it holds information a website may need to interact with you in order to, among other things, personalize your experience. At iLabs we only use session cookies. Upon exiting the website your information is not saved by, or on our system.
We do not expect a child age 13 or under to visit our site in order to register a certificate. This is why we do not allow children age 13 or under to register a piece of jewelry.