HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR PRACTICES
INFORMATION WE COLLECT:
We collect information about you from a variety of sources, including:
Information you provide to us directly through the Properties, such as when you fill out a registration form.
Information automatically collected when you visit or use our Properties, such as information on how you were referred to our site and what you do on our site.
Information from third parties, such as our vendors and business partners.
HOW YOUR INFORMATION IS USED AND/OR DISCLOSED:
We use the information we collect to fulfill your requests, conduct transactions with you, communicate with you about our products and other matters, manage our Properties, provide targeted advertising to you and conduct research and analysis.
We do not sell or rent your personal information to third party marketers.
We may combine all the information we collect about you.
We may share your information:
If all or part of our business is sold to another company.
To protect and defend our or other parties’ rights, safety and property.
When required by law and/or government authorities.
If you have opted in to receive communications from us, we may send you emails or text messages containing newsletters, special offers and other information.
You can stop receiving promotional messages by following the instructions contained in such communication, or if applicable, by logging into the communication preference center on the website associated with your account.
WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT.
We may collect several types of information about you, including:
We may collect personal information through your use of the Properties, such as when you register for our Properties, subscribe to receive our communications, update your account information, enter contests or sweepstakes, respond to surveys, rate or review products, make purchases, contact us with questions or comments, apply for a job, submit user generated content or participate in our online forums, promotions and social media platforms.
This personal information can include data attributes like your full name, username, password, email address, telephone number, physical or billing mail addresses, date of birth and other information you may provide to us, as well as credit card numbers. It may also include other personally-identifiable information we
Other information we collect through our Properties:
Non-personal information: We may collect non-personal information that does not uniquely identify any individual. This might include demographic information like age and income range, gender, education, household size and marital status, as well as information from which identifying particulars have been removed. If this non-personal information does not personally identify you, we may collect, use and disclose non-personal information for any purpose, such as research to improve our products or advertising.
Server log files: An Internet Protocol (IP) address is a number that is automatically assigned to the computer that you are using by your Internet Service Provider and is identified and logged automatically in our server log files whenever you visit one of our Properties, along with the time of the visit and the page(s) that were visited. We use IP addresses for purposes such as routing visitors to the appropriate website for the visitor’s country, calculating usage levels, helping diagnose server problems, and administering our Properties. If you accessed one of our Properties using a mobile device like a smartphone, we may also collect your phone’s unique device ID and other similar mobile device data.
Cookies and similar technologies: We also employ technologies like Cookies, web beacons, clear GIF, pixel or Internet tag technologies which may uniquely identify your account, or the IP address associated with your Internet device. A “Cookie” is a small text file containing a random and unique alphanumeric identifier that our Properties may transfer to your computer's hard drive through your web browser that enables our systems to recognize your browser. These technologies provide us with information related to the ways consumers interact with our advertising or our Properties, like browser type, browsing behaviors, user web requests, pages and content viewed, the number of new visits or log-ins, search engine referral, affiliate referrals, traffic driven by banner ads or other promotions, which items are placed in shopping carts and which are abandoned, conversions and what purchases were made and ZIP codes. Such technologies, like Cookies, can contain or store non-personal and personal information (such as if you have previously registered on our Properties or consented to the retention of certain personal information) and allow web browser servers to recognize return visits to our Properties, improve web browsing navigation, or the quality and delivery of certain features or customized content through our Properties. Some Cookies (known as “persistent cookies”) will remain on your computer or Internet device until you delete them, while others (known as “session cookies”) are automatically erased when you exit your Internet browser. You can set your computer or Internet device to accept or reject most Cookies, or to notify you in most situations that a Cookie is offered so that you can decide whether to accept it.
Location data: Some of our Properties may allow you to submit information about your general location, such as your ZIP code or address, in order to locate stores that sell our products or provide other location-related services. With your consent, some of our Properties also may capture and record certain geo-location or global positioning data in order to provide location-related functionality. We may link such location data to other information that you provide to us or that may be accessed in connection with your use of our Properties.
HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT.
We may use the information we collect about you for purposes such as to:
Complete transactions you have requested or fulfill orders you have placed respond to or follow-up on your comments, reviews, inquiries and other requests
Deliver targeted advertising, product solutions or content or services you have requested
Conduct research and analysis related to our business, products or Properties.
Improve our products, services or Properties and tailor them to your usage or preferences
Communicate with you about contests, sweepstakes, loyalty or rewards programs, coupons, rebates, promotions or other matters which you have entered or joined or for which you have requested information
Implement social networking features you have activated
Publish your reviews, comments, photos, videos and other content you have posted to one of our interactive or user-generated features
Communicate with you about your account or your use of our Properties
If you have opted-in to receive news, special offers or other information from us or one of our brands by email or text message, send you promotional messages we think will be of interest to you.
INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE.
We will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties. From time to time, we may share your personal information with our affiliates, retail partners and other third party business partners (and their service providers), such as in the following circumstances:
To conduct research and/or analysis
To prevent such parties from sending promotional messages on our behalf to people who have asked us to not send such messages
If you have opted-in to receive promotional communications from us, send a tailored promotional communications to you jointly offering a product or service.