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Privacy Protection

SHADES EMPORIUM is committed to protecting your privacy. We use the collected information to process orders and to provide a more personalized shopping experience. Please read on for more details about our privacy policy.

Shopping With Us Is Always Safe, Secure and Enjoyable

We have taken many precautions to insure that shopping at SHADES EMPORIUM is safe and secure. We use industry-standard SSL protocol (Secure Sockets Layer) to ensure that all sensitive data, such as credit card information and user information, are securely processed. The SSL system encrypts information that you submit to us via our Web site when you place an order. SHADES EMPORIUM does not store any credit card information of any of our customers on our local system. All credit card transactions are handled and committed thru the highly secure system.

SHADES EMPORIUM never asks you for a personal information over the phone or over the email, including the credit card information.

We will never make your personal details available to companies or individuals outside of SHADES EMPORIUM for marketing purposes, although our representatives may hold your data so that your details and/or order can be processed and/or account maintained. We will not pass any of your data on to third parties for profit or otherwise.

Secured Shopping

We utilize a secure server with encryption for transmission of all sensitive data Secured Shopping. Our web site uses a secure server with encryption for transmission of all sensitive data between your computer and the web server. When the data leaves the web server to be processed, it is sent via a secure point-to-point connection and is stored behind a fire wall. We utilize SSL for transmitting documents via the Internet. SSL encrypts data that is transferred over the SSL connection to protect confidential user information, such as credit card numbers. Please note that E-mail is not encrypted so we urge you not to transmit your credit card information in this format.


Our site utilizes cookies. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer) settings. If you turn cookies off, you won't have access to many features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly. However, you can still place orders over the telephone by contacting customer service.

Information Other Websites Collect From You

On our Site, we place links to other websites operated by other parties. Some of these other websites contain our brand names and trademarks and other intellectual property that we own; others do not. When you click on these links and visit these other websites, regardless of whether or not they contain our brand names, trademarks and other intellectual property, you need to be aware that we do not control these other websites or these other websites' business practices, and that this privacy policy does not apply to these other websites. Consequently, the operators of these other websites may collect different kinds of information about you, and may use and disclose that information in different ways than we would if it were collected on the Site. We encourage you to review their privacy policies and remind you that we will not be responsible for their actions.

Updating this Policy

We will revise or update this Policy as it deems appropriate, including for example, if our practices change, as we change existing or add new services, as we develop better ways to inform you of products we think will be of interest, or if the law so requires. You should refer back to this page often for the latest information and the effective date of any changes.

Contact Us

We are committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information we collect on the site to make shopping at SHADES EMPORIUM possible and to enhance your overall shopping experience. We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact customer service at If you are not comfortable with disclosing personal information via the Internet, our customer service representatives will be glad to assist you.