Privacy Policy

Lazare Kaplan International Inc. (“Lazare” “we,” or “us”) is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our website, (“Site”).

This Policy contains details about how Lazare collects and uses information from you when you use the Site, as well as how that information might be shared with third parties. This Policy covers only the Site.

Effective Date of Policy

This Policy is effective as of: July 29, 2011.

Policy Updates and Changes

Lazare may update this Policy from time to time. Any changes to this Policy will be posted below for a period of thirty (30) days prior to taking effect. Your continued use of the Site after the changes become effective constitutes your acceptance of the changes. If any changes are unacceptable to you, you should cease using the Site.

Changes: _____________________________________________________________

If any changes to this Policy affect how Lazare treats or handles personally identifiable information already provided to Lazare by you, Lazare will notify you by email (to the extent Lazare has an active email address associated with your personally identifiable information) and give you thirty (30) days to opt out of the changes as they pertain to your information before such changes take effect. If Lazare decides in the future to share any of the information we collect through the Site with any third parties, we will require that this Policy be adhered to before such sharing.

Collection of Information:

You can generally visit the Site without revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself. Personally identifiable information (“PII”) is generally defined as information that may be able to identify you such as, yet not limited to, your name, address, telephone number, email address, credit card number, photograph, age, etc.

By using the Site and supplying to Lazare PII, you agree that we can collect, use, or share your PII in accordance with this Policy.

Collection of Information: What You Provide to Lazare

There are areas and services of the Site where you may be asked to provide Lazare with PII. For example, we collect information from you when you register on the Site, place an order, enter a contest or sweepstakes, respond to a survey or communication such as e-mail, or participate in another Site feature. Depending on the nature of your activity, such as when you post/upload content with PII to the Site, other users may be able to view your PII. Lazare also reserves the right to modify or delete any content, including PII, you post/upload to the Site.

Collection of Information: What Other Information we May Collect

In addition to information you specifically provide to Lazare, we may collect other information from you in order to make the Site better and make your overall Site experience more enjoyable.

For example, Lazare uses small text files called cookies which are stored on your computer. Cookies are used to remember your user preferences when you subsequently visit the Site and enable us to provide you with improved services. 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. These cookies generally do not permit Lazare to personally identify you. 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. If you wish to delete these cookies, please consult your computer and/or browser instructions. Deleting Lazare’s cookies may affect how the Site appears to you.

Collection of Information: How Lazare Uses Your Information

Lazare uses the information we collect from you to make the Site more enjoyable and user friendly. More specifically, we use your information, including PII, to:

• To personalize your site experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
• To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
• To quickly process your transactions.
• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
• If you have opted-in to receive our e-mail newsletter, we may send you periodic e-mails. If you would no longer like to receive promotional e-mail from us, please refer to the "How can you opt-out, remove or modify information you have provided to us?" section below or the follow opt out directions in the e-mail you receive. If you have not opted-in to receive e-mail newsletters, you will not receive these e-mails. Visitors who register or participate in other site features such as marketing programs will be given a choice whether they would like to be on our e-mail list and receive e-mail communications from us.

Collection of Information: Sharing Your Information with Third Parties

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice, except as described below. The term "outside parties" does not include Lazare. It also does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Lazare may share your PII with an outside party if Lazare’s ownership status changes. For example, the sharing may take place if Lazare is acquired or merged with a third party.

Review and Modification of Collected Information

If you would like to review, edit or delete any of the PII we collected from you, please contact us at to access your Site online account.

Protection of Information and Security

It is Lazare policy to do its best to keep any PII you provide to us secure.

Lazare uses industry standard security measures that are reasonably designed to help protect your PII from loss, unauthorized access, or disclosure.

While Lazare takes the issue of protecting your privacy online seriously, you should exercise discretion in what information you post/upload to the Site. We cannot guarantee that information sent over the Internet is fully secure, and therefore the transmitted information may be intercepted by others before it reaches Lazare.

If you are concerned about sending information to Lazare over the Internet, do not send it. Lazare is not responsible for the security of information sent to us over the Internet.

Children's Privacy

The Site is not directed at, marketed to, nor intended for, children under 13 years of age. Lazare does not knowingly collect any information, including PII, from children under 13 years of age. If Lazare learns that any information was provided through the Site by a person younger than 13 years of age, Lazare will delete the information immediately.

It is recommended that minors 13 years of age and older seek permission from their parents before using the Site.

Non-U.S. Concerns

The Site is meant for individuals within the United States. Lazare only knowingly collects information from individuals within the United States. If you provide information to us from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk. If you are outside of the United States, you are responsible for complying with any local laws regarding use of the Site and data collection. This Policy only addresses data collection from individuals within the United States. Please note that by providing any information through the Site, you consent to have such information transmitted to and processed in the United States.

External Links

The Site may contain links to external sites not controlled by Lazare. Lazare is not responsible for the privacy practices and data collection policies for such third party sites. You should consult the privacy policies of those sites for details.


Lazare reserves the right to disclose any of your collected information, including PII, if we reasonably believe: (1) it is required to do so by law; (2) we should in cooperation with a governmental or law enforcement investigation; and/or (3) it would prevent imminent bodily harm to anyone, fraud, harm to Lazare, or any other illegal activity.

If you have any questions regarding this Policy, please contact us at It is the policy of Lazare to strictly enforce this Policy. If you believe there has been some violation of this Policy by Lazare, please contact us.

This Policy was last updated on July 29, 2011.