Information We Collect
When you visit our site, we collect certain information, depending on what you are doing.
Automatically Collected Information
We collect routine visitor information when you visit our site. We receive this information through Google Analytics, which provides us with your browser software and operating system; the date and time you access our site; the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; and the web address of the web site from which you linked directly to our site. We use this information to monitor the usage of our site.
Information Collected through Cookies
Information You Submit to Us
For most of the browsing services we provide we do not require personal information, but in the following instances you will need to share your personal information with us:
Making a Purchase from our Store. You will need to create a new password-protected account to complete an order or set up a Wish List. To create an account, you must provide us with your email address and your first and last name. When you are checking out from the store with an order, you will be asked to submit additional information such as your credit card number and billing address.
Signing Up for the Newsletter. If you choose to sign up for our free email newsletter you will need to supply your email address. Please note that this newsletter registry is different from your store account. The contact information collected in the newsletter sign-up form is only used to send you the newsletter. We do not sell or distribute your email address to any third parties.
Becoming a Member of the Forum. If you sign up to be a member of our Forum, we ask for your email address during registration. You may choose to receive email messages from the administrators of the Forum or other members. Any personal information that you wish to include in your profile may be shared or hidden, according to your own preferences. We do not sell or distribute your email address or personal information to any third parties.
When We Share Customer Information
Credit Card Companies
All credit card transactions are managed by a third-party company, which receives the credit card number and other personal-identifying information to verify the credit card number and process the transaction. For more information on how we keep your credit card information secure, see our Security Policy.
Shipping and Fulfillment of Orders
Any product that involves physical fulfillment or shipping may require that we share your billing information and shipping address with the company or individual that will fulfill the order.
Law Enforcement Investigations
We may release personal information if we believe that it is necessary to comply with the law, enforce or apply the terms of our policies, or protect the rights, property, or safety of our site, our users, or others.
Communications from Us
As an account holder, you may receive the following communications from our site:
Communications Related to Transactions and Account Maintenance
By creating an account, you may receive communications from us relating to order confirmations, order updates, order problems, updates to site policies, and account management procedures.
Communications about Special Offers
As an account holder, we may use your contact information to tell you about special offers, events, new products and services from. We may communicate with you via email or postal mail. If you would not like to receive any of these communications from us, you have the opportunity to unsubscribe at any time.
Newsletters and Bulletins
The contact information collected in the newsletter registry is only used to send Newsletters and Bulletins to you. To unsubscribe from the Newsletter, you can select “unsubscribe” at the bottom of any Newsletter and follow the instructions provided.
Our products and services are marketed for purchase by adults or with the consent of adults. This is why we require a authorized credit card or a PayPal account to complete any purchase from our site.
Linking to Third-Party Websites
Protecting Your Information
All personal information you share with us to make purchases, including your credit card number, is secured using industry standard e-commerce technology called Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology. We use SSL technology to prevent the interception of information as it is transmitted over the Internet. The encrypted personal information goes to a secure site where your information is stored on restricted-access computers located at restricted-access sites.
Safe Shopping Guarantee
Under federal law, your credit card issuer cannot hold you liable for charges in excess of $50.00 that result from the unauthorized use of your credit card. Similar federal laws relate to debit card excess. There are exceptions, and you will have to comply with the rules of your credit card or debit card issuer, so please contact your credit card company for more details. Please be advised, we cannot guarantee the continuous, uninterrupted, or secure access to our site.
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