information gathered by us through this Web Site and, where applicable, through our
Customer Service Department in connection with this Web Site, and do not necessarily
reflect our practices with respect to information gathered through other Web sites that
information, including Personal Information (see below), you reveal or post in any
public forum on this Web Site, your use of Web sites linked to this Web Site, or any other
Service Department by email at email@example.com
By using this Web Site, you signify your assent to the collection, use and sharing
(see below). By providing Personal Information to us through this Web Site or through
our Customer Service Department in connection with this Web Site, you signify your
respect to Personal Information.
What Information About Me Is Collected and Stored?
We collect two types of information on this Web Site: Personal Information and
"Personal Information" is information we collect on this Web Site that can be used to
identify or contact you, such as your full name, street address, e-mail address, telephone
number, credit card number and credit card expiration date. We will use the Personal
or as otherwise disclosed at the time we request such information from you.
We collect and store Personal Information that you provide to us when using this Web
Site or that you provide to our Customer Service Department when communicating offline or through e-mail. For example, when you open an account or place an order,
we collect and store some or all of the Personal Information that you provide. This
Personal Information is used to provide the products and services that you have ordered
or requested, to process and ship orders, to send order and shipping confirmations and
to provide customer service. This Personal Information also may be used to contact you
about sales, special offers and new site features, unless you have opted not to receive
promotional communications in connection with this Web Site.
We also may collect and store information about you that we receive from other sources, to enable us to update and correct the Personal Information contained in our database and to provide product recommendations and special offers that we think will interest
"Non-Personal Information" is information we collect on this Web Site that by itself
cannot be used to identify or contact you, such as demographic information and other
anonymous statistical data relating to the use of this Web Site. For example, we collect
and store certain Non-Personal Information automatically whenever you interact with this Web Site, including your IP address, browser information and reference site domain name. We also collect Non-Personal Information regarding customer traffic patterns and
site usage. This information is used to analyze and improve this Web Site and to provide
our customers with a fulfilling shopping experience.
Also, like many Web Sites, we use "cookies", which are files stored on your computer's
hard drive by your browser. Cookies help us to identify account holders and to optimize
their shopping experience. Cookies also allow us to hold selections in a shopping cart
when a user leaves this Web Site without checking out. Most browsers accept cookies
automatically but allow you to disable them. We recommend that you leave cookies
"turned on" so that we can offer you a better shopping experience on this Web Site.
Is Information Collected From Children?
We do not sell or ship any items ordered through this Web Site directly to anyone who
we know to be under the age of 18, nor do we collect any personal information from
anyone who we know to be under the age of 18. Because it is important to protect the
privacy of children on the Internet, if you are under the age of 18, you should use this
Web Site only with the involvement of a parent or guardian and should not submit
any personal information to us.
With Whom Do You Share Information?
We do not share with others any Personal Information that you provide to us through this
Web Site or through our Customer Service Department, except as described in this
We engage third parties to perform services in connection with the operation of our
business. Examples of these services include payment processing and authorization,
fraud protection and credit risk reduction, product customization, order fulfillment and
shipping, marketing and promotional material distribution, Web site evaluation, data
analysis and, where applicable, data cleansing. We provide Personal Information to these
third parties, but we authorize them to use this information only in connection with the
services they perform.
We also may offer you, or we may grant business partners the right to offer you, the
opportunity to purchase products and services provided by third parties, or by such
business partners, such as magazine subscriptions and extended warranty plans. If you
purchase any of these products or services, we, to the extent we or our business partners
are making offers on behalf of third parties, will provide your Personal Information to
the third parties that provide them, but we authorize these third parties to use this
information only in connection with the products and services they provide.
What Steps Are Taken To Keep Personal Information Secure?
We use various security measures, including Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption
technology, to protect personal information that we collect. If you place an order through
this Web Site, you will be asked to set up an account and provide an email address and
password. You must provide an appropriate email address and password in order to
access account information. In order to help protect your personal information further,
you should be careful about providing your password to others. If you wish to cancel a
password, or if you become aware of any loss, theft or unauthorized use of a password,
please contact our Customer Service Department by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Although we exercise care to protect your Personal Information, we remind you that
there is always some risk involved in transferring data over the Internet, particularly if
you send information to us via an unsecured means, such as an email.
How Can I Access, Correct And Update Personal Information?
You can access, correct and update certain personal information that you have provided
to us by logging into your account using the "My Account" link at the top of every page
and then clicking on "Modify Account" within the Help Desk area of this Web Site.
There are several ways in which you can tell us whether or not you want to receive
marketing information from us. When you set up an account, or click on "Email Options"
within the Help Desk area, or place an order, you will have an opportunity to make or
change your selections in this regard. If you have signed up to receive our emails and
prefer not to receive marketing information from us, follow the "unsubscribe"
instructions provided on any marketing e-mail you receive.
What Happens When I Link To Or From Another Web Site?
This Web Site may contain links to Web sites operated by third parties. Please be advised
through these other Web sites. We encourage you to be aware of when you leave this
Web Site and to read the privacy policies of each and every Web site that you visit.
If you have accessed this Web Site through a link from certain of our advertising or
marketing partners, this Web Site may include a frame of the applicable advertising or
marketing partner. Nevertheless, the information you provide to us through these framed
Web pages is collected by us, and our use of this information is governed by this Privacy
Site notifying users of the changes. In some cases, we also may send an email notifying
users of the changes. You should check this Web Site periodically to see if any recent