Privacy Policy

Who we are:
Our website address is:
The Shirin Diamond has created this statement in order to demonstrate our commitment to privacy. This statement will help you understand how your personally identifiable information is collected and how that information may be shared. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website.

Notification of change to Privacy Policy
Users/Customers/Members can find out about changes in this privacy statement by visiting this page. This statement was last revised on September 1st, 2018. We encourage users to read this statement thoroughly and use it as a point of reference for the future.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it?

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, along with the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Public Forums:
This site makes discussion threads and listserv subscriptions available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personal information. These forums are moderated and inappropriate messages will be removed.

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites:
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with; How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data:
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data:
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service and our royalty partners which includes
Your contact information and Additional information

How we protect your data:
What data breach procedures we have in place
What third parties we receive data from
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Special Relationships:
Part of the Shirin Diamond website is a royalty arrangement with Winsware Technologies, Inc., Shirin Diamond collects personally identifiable information only for billing purposes and never shares personal information with third parties. Shirin Diamond does share with Winsware Technologies, Inc. aggregate sales information as part of the royalty arrangement. Please read Winsware Technologies, Inc. privacy policy for additional information.

This site contains links to other sites. Shirin Diamond is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other Web sites. Please read the privacy statements of the sites to which we link as their privacy practices may differ from our website.

Survey Information:
Personally identifiable information is optional in our online surveys and would be used only to contact somebody to clarify an answer. Demographic and profile data that are collected are analyzed and shared with advertisers on an aggregate basis.

Our site provides users the opportunity to opt out of receiving communications from Shirin Diamond and any third parties at the point where the information is submitted. Please note that at any of Shirin Diamond website you can opt out by login to your account and uncheck news letter or special offers button to opt out of mailing lists.

Choosing to opt out of emails currently means you will NOT receive ANY email from Shirin Diamond (including News link). Likewise, opting out of emails and mailings means you will receive no announcements about upcoming sales or product announcements and promotions including coupons or vouchers as well as free gifts offers.

Users who do not want to receive mailings or emails from Shirin Diamond can contact Shirin Diamond by the following means and request to be excluded:

Maintaining the integrity of data collected at this website is of utmost importance to Shirin Diamond. Credit card information is transmitted in encrypted form. Personally identifiable information is stored behind password protection. Shirin Diamond has a prudent password rotation policy that is clearly communicated to all. Routine backups are made and stored securely.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your use of this Web site, please contact Shirin Diamond:
By Postal Mail
12200 Gulf Freeway, Suite 542
Houston, TX 77034

Via Online Form

Via Email