YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE PROCESSED BY US IN THE COUNTRY WHERE IT WAS COLLECTED AS WELL AS OTHER COUNTRIES (INCLUDING THE UNITED STATES) WHERE LAWS REGARDING PROCESSING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE LESS STRINGENT THAN THE LAWS IN YOUR COUNTRY. BY USING THIS SITE AND PROVIDING ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION, YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE TRANSFER OF DATA FROM YOUR COUNTRY TO A COUNTRY THAT HAS LESS STRINGENT LAWS, AND THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IN CONFORMANCE WITH THIS POLICY.
The Site is not directed to children and children are not eligible to use our Site. Protecting the privacy of children is very important to us. We do not collect or maintain Personal Information from people we actually know are under 13 years of age, and no part of our Site is designed to attract people under 13 years of age. When the Site does collect age information, and users identify themselves as under 13, we will take steps to remove that user's Personal Information from our databases and to prevent the user from utilizing the Site. Additionally, if you are under 18, you may not purchase any Products.
How We Collect Information.
In general, the Personal Information we gather enables us to process your orders, to provide the Site and Products to you. We collect Personal Information that you submit to us voluntarily when you register with us or order products. To create an “Account” with a user name, we require that you provide certain Personal Information, including your name and email address.
You are not required to have an Account to place an order. To place an order on the Site, we will require additional information from you, including your mailing address and phone number. All payments on the Site are processed by our service providers who collect your credit card information directly, and we will not have access to or see your credit card information as part of such transaction. We also collect other types of personal information that you provide to us voluntarily as you use the Site or if you contact us via e-mail regarding the Site or Products.
If you participate in a sweepstakes, contest or giveaway on our Site, we may ask you for your e-mail address and/or home number (to notify you if you win or not). We may also ask for first and last names, and sometimes post office addresses to verify your identity. In some situations we may need additional information as a part of the entry process, such as a prize selection choice. These sweepstakes and contests are voluntary. We recommend that you read the rules for each sweepstakes and contest that you enter.
Information Collected by Our Servers. To make our Site more useful to you, our servers (which may be hosted by a third party service provider) collect information from you, including your browser type, operating system, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address (a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet, which may vary from session to session), domain name, and/or a date/time stamp for your visit.
How We Use Information.
We will use your Personal Information to:
Administer your Account;
Process your payments and fulfill your orders of Products;
Provide you with the Site and customer support;
Tailor the features, performance and support of the Site to you;
Market our products and services to you that we believe may be of interest to you;
Respond to your requests, resolve disputes and/or troubleshoot problems;
Improve the quality of the Site and the Products; and
Communicate with you about the Site and the Products.
We may also use your Personal Information to create Anonymous Information records by excluding information that makes the information personally identifiable to you.
We will communicate with you primarily in the form of emails. You can opt out of receiving certain communications from the Site such as our newsletter by clicking the “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of each email or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that even if you unsubscribe or opt-out, we may still send you order, Site and Product related communications (e.g., emails related to your orders or comments).
We reserve the right to use Anonymous Information for any purpose and disclose Anonymous Information to third parties in our sole discretion.
How We Disclose Information.
We may disclose certain Personal Information:
To third party vendors who help us provide the Site or sell Products to you, including vendors that process purchases for us;
To third parties to whom you ask us to send Personal Information;
We reserve the right to disclose Anonymous Information publicly without restriction, including to third party vendors who may help us enhance or provide the Site or to third parties.
Information Disclosed to Third Parties
Updating and Controlling Your Information.
If you have an Account with us, you may update certain of your Personal Information on our Site. You may also email us at email@example.com. You may request deletion of your Personal Information by us, but please note that we may be required (by law or otherwise) to keep this information and not delete it (or to keep this information for a certain time, in which case we will comply with your deletion request only after we have fulfilled such requirements). When we delete Personal Information, it will be deleted from the active database, but may remain in our archives and we may also retain Anonymous Information about your use of our Site and purchase of Products. Once we disclose some of your Personal Information to third parties, we cannot access that Personal Information any longer and cannot force the deletion or modification of any such information by the parties to whom we have made those disclosures.
This Policy was last revised: August 4, 2013.