Examples of us using your personal information
Through use of the Site, users may enter personal information about themselves. This policy explains our online information collection and use practices and the choices you can make about the way we use and share such information. Please take the time to read and understand this policy so that you can understand how we use your personal information. OUR ONLINE INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE PRACTICES MAY DIFFER FROM OUR PRACTICES REGARDING INFORMATION OBTAINED OFFLINE. REMEMBER IF YOU MAKE USE OF THE SITE, REGISTER WITH THE SITE, REQUEST INFORMATION THAT THE SITE MAY OFFER, PURCHASE PRODUCT THROUGH THE SITE, REQUEST A CATALOG, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS. AS WE UPDATE AND EXPAND OUR SERVICES, THIS POLICY MIGHT CHANGE, SO REVIEW IT FROM TIME TO TIME.
While you utilize this site, you may be able to order products, or subscribe to a service. You may have the opportunity to submit material such as text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, images, videos, messages or other materials (“User Content”). We may collect User Content and personal information (i.e. information that can directly identify you or indicate where you might be contacted, including: name, address, age, date of birth, sex, grade level, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, credit card information, and information about your interests in and use of various products, programs and services) (“Personal Information”) through these methods or other documents that you submit to us, transactions in which you may engage with us, or through visits that you may make to the Site. This policy applies to all Personal Information that we collect and maintain about our users, including any contact information (e.g., name and address), financial information (e.g., account and credit history) or identifying information (e.g., social security number, date of birth) that we may obtain in connection with providing services.
We will use the personal information you provide online for the purpose(s) you have submitted. Examples of us using your personal information for the purpose(s) submitted include if you make a purchase, charging your credit card and shipping your purchase to you, or if you submit questions to us for the purposes of soliciting a response to same which may be posted (along with your question) on this site or a social media platform. In addition, we may send to you an e-mail offering products or services which we think you may be interested in or to ask you to participate in a survey. For example, special merchandise offers and announcements about products or services we offer.
We will not share with third parties the Personal Information you provide except (a) if it is for the purpose(s) you provided it; (b) with your consent; (c) as may be required by law or as we think necessary to protect our company or others from injury (e.g. in response to a court order or subpoena, in response to a law enforcement agency request or when we believe that someone is causing (or about to cause) injury to or interference with the rights or property of another); (d) with other persons, service providers or companies with whom we contract to carry out internal site operations or our business activities (for example, sending out a product or a promotional item that you have requested on the Site or to vendors that provide technical support or other services related to the Site); and/or (e) notifying you when we make material changes to one of our subscriber agreements or this policy.
We may allow third-party companies to serve advertisements and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit the Site. Such companies may use non-Personal Information (e.g.: click stream information, browser type (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox), time and date and/or subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to the Site and other websites in order to make available advertisements about goods and services that such information indicates would likely be of greater interest to you. Such companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacons to collect this type of non-Personal Information.