Last Updated: July 18, 2023
By providing information to us (by any means, whether in a store, in correspondence, via our Website or otherwise) you consent to our use of the information you provide in accordance with this Policy. If you do not agree with this Policy or our practices, please do not use our Services.
1. Information We Collect
Under applicable law, “personal information” means information about an identifiable individual.
There are several ways we may obtain personal information about you, including through (A) information you provide to us directly; (B) information that we automatically collect; and (C) information we receive from third parties. This includes data that identifies you personally whether directly (i.e., your name) or indirectly (i.e., information associated with the device you use online).
A. Information You Provide
We collect personal information about you in various ways, online, offline, and by telephone. The types of personal information we may collect include:
Information You Provide When You Use the Services.
Identifiers and Account Information. We collect:
Demographic Information. We collect information you provide regarding your personal or professional interests, date of birth, anniversary date, demographics (such as gender, occupation, income, education, and marital status), experiences with our products, and shopping and contact preferences.
Geolocation Data. We also may collect information about the location of the devices used to access the Website ("Location Data"). Location Data includes: (a) the location of the mobile device or tablet derived from GPS or WiFi use; (b) the IP address of the mobile device or tablet or internet service used to access the Website; and (c) other information made available by a user or others that indicates the current or prior location of the user, such as geotag information in photographs.
Financial Account Information. If you make a purchase from us, we collect payment-related information, depending on the form of payment you choose.
Commercial Information. We collect purchase, return, wish list and transaction information, as well as media consumption, previous purchases, shopping habits, loyalty program information, and lifestyle preferences.
Information You Provide When You Apply for Credit. You may also be required to provide certain information when you apply for credit. We and the credit provider may be required to collect some information, including: your name, postal address, email address, phone number, date of birth, and other information needed to assess your credit worthiness and verify your identity, such as social security number and employment-related information. We require this information to process your application. If you choose to follow a link to a credit provider’s or other third party site, they may have privacy policies that differ from our own, and we are not responsible for the practices of such sites. You therefore should refer to their privacy policies to understand how they collect and handle your information and what kinds of choices you have.
Information You Provide about a Third Party. If you send someone else a communication from the Website, such as sending an invitation to a friend, the information you provide (e.g., name, e-mail address) will be used to facilitate the communication.
Information You Provide Through Social Media. You may also be given the option to link to your social media account through the Website. When you do, we may automatically receive certain information about you based on your registration and privacy settings on those third party services. This may include name, user name, demographic information, updated postal address or contact information, location, interests, and publicly-observed data, such as from social media and online activity.
B. Information Automatically Collected
Whenever you visit our Website, we, and our third-party advertisers and service providers, may use a variety of technologies such as cookies and similar technologies to automatically or passively collect certain information about your online activity, such as the following:
We may link certain data elements we have collected through automated means, such as your browser information, with other information we have obtained about you for the purposes described below, and to let us know, for example, whether you have opened an email we sent to you. While you can change your cookies settings in your browser, without cookies, you may not be able to use all of the features of our Website.
C. Information Collected From Third-Party Sources
We collect information about you from ad networks, data companies, data brokers, and other third-party sources that help us provide ads and services that that target your interests. The information collected includes, for example, your demographic information, media consumption, previous purchases, shopping habits, loyalty program information, lifestyle preferences, or information to validate or update the information we collect from or about you.
D. Aggregate or Deidentified Information
We may aggregate or deidentify any personal information we collect. We may share the aggregated or deidentified information with our business partners and service providers, and we may use such information for our own purposes.
2. How We Use the Information We Collect
We may use the personal information that we collect for a variety of business and commercial purposes:
We may use the personal information described above for the following commercial purposes:
We may also use information you provide to us for other purposes as disclosed at the time you provide your information or otherwise with your consent.
3. Information We Disclose
A. Disclosure of Information by You
We offer many ways to find, enjoy, and share content. Your activity in connection with our Website may include filling out surveys, reviewing and rating products or services, inquiring about or purchasing products or services, participating in online communities, “liking” or “sharing” our content to your social media accounts or pages or otherwise interacting with our Website.
Any information you disclose on publicly-facing aspects of our Website or on other third-party websites becomes public information. Please exercise caution when disclosing personal information in these public areas.B. Disclosure of Information by Us
We may share personal information with others in the following ways:
In addition, we may aggregate or deidentify personal information and use or disclose the aggregated/deidentified information for marketing, analytics, and other purposes.
4. Interest-Based Advertising Choices
We may collect information about your use of the Services to provide you with advertising about products and services tailored to your individual interests. We also may obtain information for this purpose from third-party websites on which our ads are served. You may see our ads on other websites or apps because we use third-party ad networks to serve our ads.
The networks use this information to show you advertisements that may be tailored to your individual interests. The information our ad networks may collect on our behalf includes data about your visits to websites that serve our advertisements, such as the pages or advertisements you view and the actions you take on the websites. This data collection takes place both on our Website and on third-party websites that participate in these ad networks. This process also helps us track the effectiveness of our marketing efforts.
To learn more about interest-based advertising, and to opt out of the use of your information for such advertising by the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) participating companies, please visit http://optout.aboutads.info.
To opt out from the use of information about your online activities for interest-based advertising by Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) member companies, please visit http://optout.networkadvertising.org.
To opt-out of the use of your mobile device ID for targeted advertising, please see http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices.
If you wish to prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics, Google has developed the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.
You can also control how some information is collected through your browser or mobile device. You can adjust your browser settings to limit or block certain cookies, but this may prevent us from storing your preferences and may make some features of the Services inoperable. Refer to your browser’s help menu for further details. On your mobile device, you may also adjust your privacy and advertising settings to control whether you want to receive more relevant advertising. You may need to set these preferences on each browser or device you use.
5. Other Choices About the Use of Your Personal Information
Mailing Lists. You can unsubscribe from receiving our emails by following the "Unsubscribe" link provided in our emails. If you receive marketing communications from one or more brands or affiliates, you should opt-out individually from each of the affiliates from which you are receiving brand-specific marketing communications. Opting out of communications does not affect our communication with you via telephone or email regarding your orders or other sales or service transactions.
Geolocation Data. If you gave us consent to collect Location Data from your device and no longer want us to collect this kind of data, please delete the app or disable the app’s access to location in the privacy settings on your device or tablet. Note, however, that disabling the location setting may affect your ability to access and use that app.
Targeted Advertising. In addition to using the choices described under “Interest-Based Advertising Choices,” you may opt out of targeted advertising from Signet by clicking on this link.
Access, Deletion, and Other Requests. If you are a Canadian resident, you may request access to the personal information we maintain about you or request that we correct, amend, or block the information, including deleting such information from our database if inaccurate. You may withdraw any consent you previously provided to us or object at any time on legitimate grounds to the processing of your personal information, and we will apply your preferences going forward. You may request to effectuate such rights by contacting us via the mechanisms provided in the “How to Contact Us” section below.
If you have a Website account, you can log in to view and update your account information.
6. How We Protect Personal Information
We use technical, administrative, and procedural measures to help protect your personal information. However, no electronic data transmission or storage of information can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Please note that we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.
7. Children’s Privacy
We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. The Website is not directed to children and we do not knowingly collect any personal information from children. If a child under the age of 16 has provided us with personal information online, we ask that a parent or guardian please contact us, and we will take reasonable steps to delete personal information provided by the child.
8. Links to Third Party Sites and Services
9. Retention of Personal Information
We keep personal information as long as it is necessary or relevant for the practices described in this Policy. We also keep personal information as otherwise required by law. What this means in practice will vary between different types of information, and when we consider our approach we take into account any ongoing need for the information, as well as our legal obligations for example in relation to tax, health and safety, and potential or actual disputes or investigation.
10. Locations; Data Transfers
Signet is based in the United States. This Website is intended for use only by persons located in Canada. We make no claims that the Website or any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of Canada. Access to the Website may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Website from outside Canada, you do so on your own initiative, at your sole risk, and you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws.
When you access this Website, you understand and acknowledge that we may transfer, process, and store information about you in the United States and other countries, both within and outside of Canada and the European Economic Area. By providing us with your information, you consent to the transfer to, and to the processing and storage of your information in, countries outside of your country of residence, which may have different data protection laws than those in the country in which you reside.
11. Modifications to this Policy
13. How to Contact Us
Signet Jewelers - Privacy Rights
Scott Lancaster Chief Privacy Officer, Privacy Department
375 Ghent Road
Akron, OH 44333
Alternatively, you may email our Chief Privacy Officer at the following: firstname.lastname@example.org