Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. 


We understand that your privacy is important. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes how Seattle Diamonds/Gemological Trading Corp (“Company”) collects information from users (each, a “User”) of the website (“Site”), how we use it, how we disclose it, and any choices you may have. This Privacy Policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by the Company. By using this Site, you accept the policies set forth in this Privacy Policy. We may revise and update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post the new Privacy Policy to the Site. We recommend that you periodically review the Site to ensure that you are familiar with the most current version of our Privacy Policy. For your convenience, the date and time of the last update to this Privacy Policy appear at the bottom of the Privacy Policy. Please see our Terms and Conditions for other terms and conditions governing your use of the Site.


We may collect personal information from Users in a variety of ways, including but not limited to when Users visit the Site, register on the Site, subscribe to the newsletter, and fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features, or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, and phone number. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site-related activities. In addition to personal information collected in the manner described in this Privacy Policy, when you visit our Site, we may collect information that does not personally identify you. To that end, we may see your email address if you send us an email message. We will also collect Internet-related information about you whenever you interact with the Site, including the referring URL; your IP address; your browser name; your county, state, or province; and the pages of our Site that you viewed during your visit, for the purposes of our system administration, to gather broad demographic information, and to monitor the level of Site activity and market analysis. We may track your traffic patterns through your online sessions, including which pages or specific URLs you view while using the Site. We may also use your Internet-related information to diagnose problems with our servers and software and to administer our Site.


Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance the User experience. A cookie is a piece of data on the User’s computer tied to information about the User, and it is used for record-keeping and information-tracking purposes. We may use cookies to personalize the way you view and use our Site. In general, cookies do not contain personally identifiable information, but if you provide us with your personal information, we may associate it with cookies or their tracking utilities provided by third parties to offer increased personalization and functionality on the Site. Users may block cookies by changing the settings on their Internet browser. However, if you block cookies, you may limit our ability to offer you certain services or features.


We may collect and use information for the following purposes:

  • Improving Customer Service: Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • Improving Our Site: We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
  • Sending Periodic Emails: We may use your email address to respond to your inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If you decide to opt in to our mailing list, you will receive emails that may include Company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.


We take measures to protect your information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, and alteration. For example, we adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices, and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information, and data stored on our Site. However, we will treat any communication or material you transmit to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise that is not personally identifiable information as non-confidential and nonproprietary. Such communications or materials include, without limitation, questions or answers, comments, feedback, and suggestions. Although we have taken steps to ensure that your personal information is not collected, used, or disclosed except as set forth by this Privacy Policy, technical mistakes are possible. We will make any legally required disclosures of any breach of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of electronically stored sensitive personal data via email or by conspicuous posting on the Site as soon as possible to the extent consistent with (a) the legitimate needs of law enforcement and (b) any measures necessary to determine the scope of the breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the data system.


We provide aggregate information to third parties that do not include personally identifiable information. We do not sell, trade, rent, or provide your personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and Users with our business partners, trusted affiliates, and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use companies to perform certain functions on our behalf, such as services related to design, maintenance, and improvement of the Site and our database and related systems. We will share your information with those companies that perform certain functions on our behalf under contract to us. We may also need to disclose personal information if required by law; when we have a good faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a certain judicial proceeding; to respond to a court order or legal process served on us; or when necessary to protect the rights, safety, or property of Users of this Site, the public, or the Company. If we merge or are acquired by another company, if we sell all or substantially all of our relevant assets, or if we file for bankruptcy, we may disclose personal information to the acquirer.


You can review, correct, update or delete inaccuracies to the information by contacting us directly at 1-206-625-0105 or [email protected]. We will acknowledge your request and handle it promptly and as required by law. We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.


Our Site includes social media features and widgets that run on our Site. These features may collect your IP address and which page you are visiting on our Site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the organization providing it.


The Site may contain links to other websites that we do not own or control. Our Privacy Policy does not apply to these websites. We recommend that you review their privacy policies to learn how they use any personal information you provide.


For questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, the practices relating to this Site, or your dealings with this Site, please contact us at: [email protected] or write in to

Seattle Diamonds
900 Lenora Street, Suite #W100
Seattle, WA 98121

Any disputes arising out of or related to usage of shall be governed by, and construed and enforced in accordance with, the laws of the State of Washington.