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Last update: 11/20/05


bulletWhat personally identifiable information of yours may be collected;’s use of Cookies
bulletWho is collecting the information;
bulletHow the information is used;
bulletWith whom the information may be shared;
bulletWhat choices are available to you regarding collection, use and distribution of the information;
bulletWhat kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information supplied;
bulletIssues involving your Child’s privacy; and
bulletHow you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

By using our Web site, you consent to the collection and use of your information by

What information is Collected?

In addition to ordering, we may ask you for personal information at other times, including by way of example, when you enter a sweepstakes, contest or promotion sponsored by

Our web servers also collect the domain names of visitors to our web sites. This information is aggregated to measure number of visits, average time spent on a

What about Cookies?

When you come into our site, our server attaches a small text file to your hard drive -- a cookie. Your unique cookie tells us that it's you whenever you re-enter our site, so we can recall where you’ve previously been on our site, and what, if anything, you have in your shopping cart. It's important to note that cookies are safe. They cannot be executed as code or be used to deliver a virus, and personal information is not gathered from them, or stored on them.

Generally, we use cookies to:

(1) Remind us of who you are and to access your account information (stored on our computers) in order to deliver to you a better and more personalized experience.

(2) Determine the effectiveness of our e-commerce relationships. Visitors linking to the

(3) Assist

(4) Track your progress and number of entries in some of our promotions, sweepstakes and contests.

(5) Measure certain traffic patterns, which areas of the

You also have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. If you choose to reject all cookies you will be unable to use those services or engage in activities that require registration in order to participate.

Who is collecting the information?

When you are on a

How is my information used?’s primary goal in collecting personal information is to facilitate order processing and to enable us to contact you if a problem arises with your order. Providing such information when making a purchase is required. This information may also be used to provide you with a customized experience on our site, which includes interactive communications, and other services.

We also use the information we collect to help target valuable marketing and advertising offers. This kind of advertising may be done with banner ads as well as promotional emails sent by us.

Except as outlined in this policy or on our website, never provides your personal information to third-parties without your consent. shares the information you provide with subsidiaries and related companies. Additionally, if you purchase a cellular phone, pager or other device requiring service , your personal information is shared with the service provider/carrier with which you subscribe. may also share your personal information with third-party business partners so that they may provide services to that are consistent with the terms of this Privacy Policy, and this website. takes great pride in utilizing only reputable business partners. may also, on occasion, provide personally identifiable information to third-party businesses as part of a specific product, service, or promotion. may also disclose personal information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating this site’s Terms of Use or may be violating’s or other’s rights or causing injury to or interference with’s or other’s property. may also disclose or access personal information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it. may match user information with third party data to help us better understand our customers (customer profiling). may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our Web site to prospective business partners, advertisers, and other third parties, and for other lawful purposes.

What choices do I have regarding collection, use and distribution of my information? or its business partners may, from time to time, send you email or direct mail regarding our products and services. If you do not want to receive such information, simply tell us when you give us your personal information, or follow the directions contained on it to remove you name from our mailing list.

On certain types of promotions, we will ask for your email address in order to contact you in the event you have won a prize. When you participate in these types of promotions, you automatically receive promotion-related email. Occasionally these promotion-related email messages may include targeted advertisements. If you do not wish to receive such advertisements, you can choose not to participate in such promotions or contests.

You also have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies.

What Security measures does ?

When you place an order or provide personal information, your transactions are encrypted for security. Encryption scrambles the information in your purchase, including your credit card number, so this information can only be viewed by uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology, the highest level of security on the Internet. The SSL protocol provides server authentication, data integrity, and privacy on the Web. This security measure helps ensure that no impostors, eavesdroppers, or vandals get your personal information. SSL not only encrypts your personal and financial information transmitted, including credit card information, but also verifies the identity of the server and that the original message arrives safely at its destination.

However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our Web site, and therefore you use our site at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we use our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.

As a global company has international sites and users all over the world. When you give personal information, that information may be sent electronically to servers outside of the country where you originally entered the information. In addition, that information may be used, stored and processed outside of the country where you entered that information. Whenever handles personal information, regardless of where this occurs, it takes steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with the relevant Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy.

How can I correct or change or view my personal information?

If you would like to correct, change or view any personal information you have provided, or remove your name from our mailing list, please e-mail us at

What about my child's privacy? products and services are directed at an adult market, and therefore this site is intended for use by adults only. encourages parents to take an active role in their children's use of the Internet, and to inform them of the dangers of providing information about themselves over the Internet. No information should be submitted to or posted on this Web site by users under 13 years of age without the consent of their parent or guardian.

Users that knows to be under the age of 13 are required to provide the e-mail address of their parent or guardian so that may alert the parent or guardian of their child’s use of this website. The parent or guardian must consent to’s collection of their child’s personal information. A known child user will be restricted from providing personal information until such consent is received. No information collected from users known to be under age 13 will be used for any marketing or promotional purposes outside

Additional Information

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