The Information We Collect and How We Use It.
The Information You Provide To Us. In order for you to purchase certain goods via the Site, we may require you to provide us with certain information that personally identifies you. Such information may include your name, address, email address, credit card information and telephone number. This information may also be used by us to verify your identity, notify you of related products and services offered via the Site and/or to conduct a survey. We may share your contact information with our business partners or other companies so that they may send you promotional materials but we will not share or sell your personally identifiable information to third parties for any purpose without your express permission. Except as stated above, we will not send you an email or mailing that you have not agreed to receive.
Accessing the Site. When you request a page within the Site, our Web servers automatically recognize your domain name and IP address. The domain name and IP address reveal nothing personal about you other than the IP address from which you have accessed the Site. We may provide this information to other companies and individuals to perform functions on behalf the Site. This information may be used to examine our traffic in aggregate and to investigate misuse of the Site, its users or to cooperate with law enforcement.
User Submitted Information. Any personal information or content that you voluntarily disclose online (on discussion boards, uploaded videos or pictures, in messages, chat areas, etc.) may become publicly available and can be collected and used by others. In addition, we may use this information and/or redistribute this information through the Internet and other media channels affiliated with this Site.
Choices for Personal Information
We will disclose personal information and/or an IP address, when required by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
In addition, we reserve the right to transfer all such information (i.e., either personally identifiable or not) in connection with the sale of all or part of our capital stock or assets.
We may allow third parties to advertise on the Site. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the business and privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage you to be aware of this when you leave the Site and to read the legal notices and privacy policies of each and every website you visit.
Children’s Online Protection Act
The Site serves general users of the World Wide Web. We support and comply with the Children’s Online Protection Act (COPPA) and we do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13, nor do we share such information with third parties. Children under the age of 18 may use the Site only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.
Special Notification for California Residents
Users of the Site that reside in California and have provided their personal information to the Site may request information about our disclosures of certain categories of personal information (if any) to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Such requests must be submitted to us using the email address below. Within thirty days of receiving such a request, we will provide a list of the categories of personal information disclosed to third parties (if any) for third-party direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year, along with the names and addresses of these third parties. This request may be made no more than once per calendar year. We reserve our right not to respond to requests submitted other than to the address specified in this paragraph.
Accessing and updating personal information
We make good faith efforts to provide you with access to your personal information and either to correct this data if it is inaccurate or to delete such data at your request if it is not otherwise required to be retained by law or for legitimate business purposes. We will ask that you identify yourself and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed before processing such requests, and we may decline to process requests that require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical (for instance, requests concerning information residing on backup tapes), or for which access is not otherwise required. In any case where we provide information access and correction, we perform this service free of charge, except if doing so would require a disproportionate effort. The initial procedure to access, correct or delete your personal information is contact us at 800.243.4201 .