In a nutshell, we do not sell, rent, trade
or otherwise transfer personal information to third parties in any
way. If you enter your information (for example, to receive our
e-newsletters or to place an order), we use the personal information you enter
solely for the stated purpose (to send the
e-newsletters and to complete orders).
better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally
identifiable information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as used in US
privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on
its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single
person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy
policy to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or
otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information as it relates to
What personal information do we collect from
the people that visit our blog or website?
or registering for our e-newsletters on our site, as appropriate, you may
be asked to enter your name, email address or other details.
When do we collect information?
information from you if you register on our site or subscribe to a
newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form or enter information on
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a
purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey, or use certain
other site features in the following ways:
• To personalize user’s
experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product
offerings in which you are most interested.
• To improve our
website in order to better serve you.
• To allow us to better
service you in responding to your customer service requests.
administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
quickly process your transactions.
• To send periodic emails if you
place an order.
How do we protect visitor information?
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is
only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access
rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information
confidential. In addition, if you place an order all sensitive/credit information you supply is
encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a
variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses
their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All sales/order transactions are processed through a gateway provider
and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Do we use
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its
service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web
browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s
systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain
the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand
your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables
compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we
can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
• Understand and save user’s
preferences for future visits.
• Keep track of advertisements.
• Save items in your shopping cart for a
period of time.
• Compile aggregate data about site traffic and
site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in
the future. We may also use trusted third party services that track this
information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer
warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off
all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer)
settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s
Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
disable cookies off, some features may be disabled and some of our
services may not function properly.
However, you can still place
Third Party Disclosure
We do not
sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally
identifiable information. This does not include website hosting partners
and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our
business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this
information confidential. We may also release your information when we
believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site
policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
Third Party Links
We offer via this website primarily a curated
guide to help you discover hard-to-find items, which may include or offer
third party products. These third party sites
have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no
responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked
sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and
welcome any feedback about these sites.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s
Advertising Principles, whose purpose is to provide a positive
experience for users viewing Google AdSense Advertising: https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy
In the future we may use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.
site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users
based on their visit to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users
may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and
We and other
third-party vendors, such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the
Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick
cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data
regarding user interactions with ad impressions, and other ad service
functions as they relate to our website.
Opting out: Users can
set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad
Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network
Advertising initiative opt out page or permanently using the Google
Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
Children Online Privacy
When it comes to the collection of personal
information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy
Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade
Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA
Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must
do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not
market to children under 13.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the foundation of
privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played
a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the
globe. The Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be
implemented is key to compliance with the various privacy laws that
protect personal information. Fair Information Practices include
responsive action to notify users within 7 days via email & in-site
notification in the event of a data breach.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email,
establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the
right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough
penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order
• Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests
• Market to our mailing list or continue to send
emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred
In accordance with CANSPAM, we will:
• NOT use false, or misleading
subjects or email addresses
• Identify the message as an
advertisement in some reasonable way
• Include the physical address
of our business or site headquarters
• Monitor third party email
marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly
• Allow users to unsubscribe
by using the link at the bottom of each email
If at any time
you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can
• Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email, and we will
promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
and leave a message including your name and telephone number.