We recognize that you care how information about you is used and shared. We have created this Privacy Policy to inform you of our information collection, use and sharing practices for this Web Site.

Please be advised that the practices described in this Privacy Policy apply only to information gathered by us through this Web Site and do not necessarily reflect our practices with respect to information gathered through other Web sites that we operate or through other off-line means. This Privacy Policy does not apply to 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 Web sites.

By providing Personal Information to us through this Web Site, you signify your assent to the collection, use and sharing practices described in this Privacy Policy with respect to Personal Information.

What Information About Me Is Collected and Stored?

Personal Information

“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 Information that you provide to us only for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy 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. 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 do not share with others any Personal Information that you provide to us through this Web Site, except as described in this Privacy Policy at the time of disclosure, or in situations where you have provided consent.

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?

This Web Site may contain links to Web sites operated by third parties. Please be advised that the practices described in this Privacy Policy do not apply to information gathered 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 Policy.

What About Contests and Sweepstakes?

When we run a contest or sweepstakes relating to this Web Site, it will be accompanied by a set of rules. The rules for each contest/sweepstakes will specify how the information gathered from you for entry will be used and disclosed, if different than as described in this Privacy Policy.

How Will I Be Informed About Changes Regarding This Privacy Policy?

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will post a notice on this Web 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 changes to this Privacy Policy have occurred.