What Information About Me Is Collected and Stored?
We collect and store Personal Information that you provide to us when using this Web Site. For example, when you open an account or make a donation, 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 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 you.
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 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 the opportunity to purchase products and services provided by third parties, such as magazine subscriptions and extended warranty plans. If you purchase any of these products or services, we 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.
We may release Personal Information if we believe in good faith that: the law or legal process requires it; we have received a valid administrative request from a law enforcement agency; or such release is necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of the parties concerned, or any of our respective affiliates, business partners, customers or others.
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 make a donation 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.
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 clicking on “Manage Your Account” within the Help Desk area of this Web Site.
Can I Indicate Whether or Not I Want To Receive Promotional Communications?
There are several ways in which you can tell us whether or not you want to receive promotional communications from us. When you set up an account, or click on “Manage Your Account” within the Help Desk area, or place an order, you will have an opportunity to make or change your selections in this regard. You also will have an opportunity to change these selections by clicking on an “unsubscribe” hyperlink contained in promotional emails we send you.
What Happens When I Link To or From Another Web Site?
What About Contests and Sweepstakes?