Terms & Privacy

This document sets out the terms of use for the web sites “lotusorient.com” and “venusbridal.com”. Use of this site will imply review and acceptance of the following terms:
1. All artwork, photographs and copy are protected to the full extent of the copyright laws of the United States. Unauthorized use of the images or copy can lead to prosecution.
2. Portions of the site open to the general public are solely for the purpose of allowing a review of gowns, dresses and related merchandise. Lotus Orient/Venus Bridal does not sell products directly to the public.
3. Registration for access to the restricted portions of the site is limited to retail bridal stores. A registration form must be completed and is subject to review by Lotus Orient/Venus Bridal. Lotus Orient/Venus Bridal has the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse to register any applicant. Approval of any registration does not grant the right of use of any of the images or copy on the site.
4. The Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the State of California, United States of America. Lotus Orient/Venus Bridal is not liable for compliance with any laws which may apply because of any access to this site outside the United States.

Lotus Orient/Venus Bridal is strongly committed to the protection of your privacy rights. Lotus Orient/Venus Bridal maintains the following privacy policy concerning your on-line use of this site.

Lotus Orient/Venus Bridal does not collect any information from general members of the public who use this site to preview gowns and dresses.
Information about you is gathered on a voluntary basis if you use the “Contact Us” page. All of the information about you comes from the information you choose to give to us. Lotus Orient/Venus Bridal uses that information solely to respond to your questions and comments. You are not required to provide any information except information to allow us to contact you. Your information is not provided to third parties, except to aid in responding to your questions and comments.

Registered visitors to this site are limited to retail bridal stores. In order to register, Lotus Orient/Venus Bridal gathers information based upon the information you provide to us to check on you and your creditworthiness. Such information includes contact information, type of legal entity, names, addresses, telephone numbers and social security numbers of owners, officers, directors and partners. Information from bank and trade references may be obtained.

Lotus Orient/Venus Bridal does not share any information obtained about you with any outside third parties, but it does share information with related legal entities. The information gathered in the registration process is used strictly on an internal basis for purposes of company record-keeping and marketing. It is our policy that you will not be added to any mailing or e-mailing lists without your express consent.
The information we gather may be disclosed to others if we are required to do so by law, court order or subpoena. We may provide information as requested by other governmental or law enforcement agencies. We may disclose your information when we have a good faith belief that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable, including but not limited to, situations involving disclosure to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be interfering with our rights or properties or situations involving a danger of harm to anyone.