- Contact information.
In order to better serve its customers, Xsteam may use the aforementioned user data to:
- Contact customers via email, fax, postal mail or telephone during a market research campaign.
- Customize the company's website per the customer's interests.
- Improve the company's products.
- Keep internal records.
- Send emails about promotional offers, new products and other product-related information.
As part of the company's commitment to securing users' information, Xsteam has implemented certain safeguards to prevent unauthorized disclosure and access. These safeguards include administrative, electronic and physical procedures that dictate how Xsteam secures the online information it collects.
Cookies are small packets of data sent by a website's server to the visitor's internet browser in order to analyze a website's traffic patterns. If the user grants access to the cookies, the user's data is added to the website's system. Cookies let web applications respond to a person on an individual level, so information can be customized per the user's preferences and needs.
Xsteam utilizes traffic log cookies to determine how often users visit each page of the company's website. This data helps Xsteam evaluate its website traffic in order to improve its users' experience. Since traffic log cookies are only used to compile statistical information, the data is deleted from the system after the analysis is complete.
By letting Xsteam track the pages that people do and do not find helpful, interesting or relevant, cookies assist the company with giving users a useful, enjoyable website. Cookies do not permit Xsteam access to visitors' computers, and they do not reveal users' identifying information aside from the information users voluntarily share.
Users may opt to either decline or accept cookies. Although most website browsers automatically accept cookies, users can modify the settings on their browser to decline cookies. However, those who decline cookies may not be able to fully experience all that Xsteam's website has to offer. Visitors who wish to view the entire list of cookies collected by Xsteam can see this list in the cookies list section.
Controlling Personal Information
Users can restrict Xsteam's ability to collect or use any of their personal information when completing a form on the company's website. To opt out of information sharing, a user should check the box next to the statement that indicates the user do not want his information to be collected or used for direct marketing. Visitors may also rescind permission to access use their personal information by emailing or writing to Xsteam.
Unless visitors provide authorization or legal obligations require Xsteam's full cooperation, Xsteam will never distribute, lease or sell users' personal information to any third party. Xsteam may use the personal information it gathers from visitors to send them promotional news and materials about a third party that Xsteam believes will interest users. However, news and materials about a third party will not be sent to the user unless Xsteam has the user's expressed permission.
The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.
|COOKIE name||COOKIE Description|
|CART||The association with your shopping cart.|
|CATEGORY_INFO||Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.|
|COMPARE||The items that you have in the Compare Products list.|
|CURRENCY||Your preferred currency|
|CUSTOMER||An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.|
|CUSTOMER_AUTH||An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.|
|CUSTOMER_INFO||An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.|
|CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS||Stores the Customer Segment ID|
|EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE||A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.|
|FRONTEND||You sesssion ID on the server.|
|GUEST-VIEW||Allows guests to edit their orders.|
|LAST_CATEGORY||The last category you visited.|
|LAST_PRODUCT||The most recent product you have viewed.|
|NEWMESSAGE||Indicates whether a new message has been received.|
|NO_CACHE||Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.|
|PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART||A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.|
|POLL||The ID of any polls you have recently voted in.|
|POLLN||Information on what polls you have voted on.|
|RECENTLYCOMPARED||The items that you have recently compared.|
|STF||Information on products you have emailed to friends.|
|STORE||The store view or language you have selected.|
|VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS||The products that you have recently viewed.|
|WISHLIST||An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.|
|WISHLIST_CNT||The number of items in your Wishlist.|