How Does THIS WEBSITE Use the Information it Collects?
When we collect or receive information about our users and customers, we primarily use this information in connection with your relationship with THIS WEBSITE, including making it possible for you to use the features of our Website and to provide you with special offers and content we think will most interest you.
When you shop with us or interact with us through one of our Website, we share information with our sister companies. We will use this information to better understand our customers and improve your shopping and browsing experience. Other brands may also contact you with marketing information, such as special offers and promotions. If you would prefer that we not make your Personal Information available to our sister and other companies for their own direct marketing purposes.
Does THIS WEBSITE Share Information with Other Third Parties?
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Through various features on the Website, we may collect personal information, which is information that is linked to a specific, identifiable individual ("Personal Information"), such as first and last name, email addresses, postal addresses, and telephone numbers. We may also collect other information about you, such as payment card data or other payment information, information about your purchases and other transactions with us, demographic information (e.g., your gender, ZIP code/postal code, or similar information), information about the device you are using to access the Website, and information about your preferences and interests. We may also offer features through which you may choose to provide us with information that may be considered to include biometric identifiers (e.g., imaging used to help fit clothing). We may take your Personal Information and make it non-personally identifiable, either by combining it with information about other individuals and/or by hashing the information or otherwise removing characteristics that make the information personally identifiable directly to you.
Our Website are intended for a general audience and are not intended for use by or targeted to children younger than the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children younger than the age of 13. If we learn that we have inadvertently collected Personal Information from a user who is younger than age 13, we will delete that information from our active databases. If you are the parent or legal guardian of a child younger than 13 and believe that we have inadvertently collected Personal Information from your child, please contact us using the information in the "Contact Us" section below.
Information You Provide. We may ask you to provide certain information to us (including your Personal Information) when you use the Website or offline. For example, you may give us your information when making a purchase or completing another transaction, joining our affiliate program, interacting with customer service (including live chat), and through interactive features. When interacting with customer service, you may have the option to allow our representatives to share your screen. If you choose to permit screen sharing, we may be able to view any data and applications present on your device screen at that time. You may choose not to provide certain information; however, choosing to do so may prevent you from being able to take advantage of some of our offered features or from conducting transactions.
Social Networking Features
Information Provided by Third Parties
Information the Website Automatically Collect When You Interact with Us
THIS WEBSITE and our third-party service providers, including analytics providers, advertisers, and third-party content providers, may automatically or passively receive and record certain information about your use of the Website whenever you visit or interact with the Website, such as: your IP address, mobile device identifier, or similar device identifier; browser type; type of device you use to access the Website; the domain name from which you arrived at the Website; the time of day you visit our Website; Location Data (defined below); and specific pages or areas of the Website through which you navigate and how you interact with those pages or areas ("Usage Information"). This information helps us create a better experience for our users and provide you with targeted advertising.
We may capture and record or infer certain location data regarding your use of the Website and your travels ("Location Data"). We may link that Location Data to other information that you provide to us or that may be accessed in connection with your use of the Site. We may directly collect precise Location Data from the device you use to access the Website if you have opted-in to such collection through our mobile application or your browser.
The methods used to collect Usage Information may include:
Cookies and Local Storage. "Cookies" and local storage are pieces of information (data files) transferred to an individual's browser on their device when the device is used to visit a Website. These technologies are able to store a unique identifier for a device to allow a certain Internet site to recognize the device whenever the device is used to visit the site. These technologies may be used for many purposes by us and our third-party service providers, such as automatically collecting Usage Information, enabling features, remembering your preferences, and providing you with targeted advertising elsewhere online. If you do not want to accept cookies, you can block them by adjusting the settings on your Internet browser.
Certain browsers or browser add-ons, such as Adobe Flash, may provide additional local data storage mechanisms that are used in a manner similar to cookies, and some of the content included on our Website may make use of this local storage. For example, a Flash cookie is a data file placed on a device via the Adobe Flash plug-in that may be built into or downloaded by you onto your device. Flash cookies may be used for various purposes, including, without limitation, enabling a Flash feature and remembering your preferences. If you choose to disable cookies, to adjust your Flash privacy settings on your device, or to otherwise restrict local storage, some features of the Website may not function properly, including the shopping cart and ordering processes.
Web Beacons. Small graphic images or other web programming code called web beacons may be included in our web pages and email messages. Web beacons may be invisible to you, but any electronic image or other web programming code inserted into a web page or email can act as a web beacon. Web beacons or similar technologies may be used for a number of purposes, including, without limitation, to count visitors to a Website, to monitor how users navigate the Website, to count how many emails that were sent were actually opened or to count how many particular links were actually viewed.
Embedded Scripts. An embedded script is programming code that is designed to collect information about your interactions with the Website, such as the links you click on. The code is temporarily downloaded onto your device from our server or a third-party service provider, is active only while you are connected to a Site, and is deactivated or deleted thereafter.
In addition, we may use a variety of other technologies that collect similar information for security and fraud detection purposes.
OUR USE OF INFORMATION
We may use information collected from or about you, including your Personal Information and Usage Information, to:
· process a transaction (through our Website) or your account registration, verify your identity or eligibility, and send you confirmations and receipts;
· send you information and special offers from us, our advertisers, or third-party business partners; to contact you regarding any problems with your merchandise order or account; and to respond to your inquiries and provide customer service related to your use of the Website;
· protect each party from errors, misuse of the Website, fraud, or any criminal activity;
· help us serve you better, including personalizing your shopping experience and tailoring content, recommendations, and offers we display to you, including advertisements, both on the Website and elsewhere online;
· improve the Website or our products and services and for legal, regulatory and internal business purposes;
· detect and troubleshoot problems, resolve disputes, and enforce applicable agreements and policies for the Website; and
SHARING OF INFORMATION
Affiliated and Unaffiliated Third Parties for Direct Marketing
THIS WEBSITE may share your information, including Personal Information, with its and our affiliates and subsidiaries, for business, analytical, and operational purposes. We also share Personal Information with these affiliated companies so that they may contact you with their own direct marketing. We may share Personal Information with unaffiliated third parties as well (which may include advertising member networks and other data cooperatives) for their own direct marketing purposes and those of such unaffiliated third parties' own clients. You may opt out of our sharing Personal Information we have collected about you with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
We employ commercially reasonable security methods and technologies to help secure your Personal Information, including physical, technological, and organizational protections. However, no system can be guaranteed 100% secure. We therefore cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us, or that we transmit to you, or guarantee that it will be free from unauthorized access by third parties. You use the Website and provide us with information at your own initiative and risk.