We collect personal information about you, such as your name, birth date, email address, and telephone number, if you choose to provide it to us. This happens when you register for an account, enter a contest, contact us, or use our services. If you purchase products from us using our website, we will receive your credit card information so we can fulfill your order. None of this is required, so please do not engage in any of these activities if you do not want us to have this information. However, we may not be able to provide you with some services if you choose not to provide us with your personal data.
If you apply for employment with us, we will collect additional personal data, such as your employment history, educational background, and other work-related information.
We will use your information for a variety of business purposes, including the following:
We share your personal information in the following ways:
We employ technical, physical, and administrative security measures designed to reduce the risk of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, or modification of any personal data we collect. When you provide us with your credit card number, we encrypt the transmission. While we have employed security technologies and procedures to safeguard your personal data, no system or network can guarantee complete security. If you do not want to take the risk of having your information lost, misused, improperly accessed, or disclosed, you should not provide us with your information.
For special programs and communications, you will be given the opportunity to opt-in. If you do not wish to opt-in, please do not participate in those programs or communications and do not supply your personal information.
You may be able to reject cookies, web beacons, entity tags, and HTML5 local storage by adjusting the appropriate settings in your browser. If you want to learn the correct way to modify these settings, please use the Help menu in your browser.
You can ask us to access, correct, or remove your information, or withdraw any previously given consent or opt-in, from our databases by sending us an email to that effect to one of the contact points below. If the personal data we collect is no longer needed for any purposes and we are not required by law to retain it, we may delete, destroy, or permanently de-identify it.
Links in our website to other websites are provided for your convenience only. We are not responsible for privacy conditions or policies on other websites. Please check those websites for their privacy policies.
We do not target information from children under the age of 16. Please do not allow children to provide any information. If you believe we may have collected information about your child without your permission, please contact us at the email below.
This section applies to California residents (as defined under California law) and is designed to help you understand the categories of personal information that we collect and the rights available to consumers under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA).
Categories of Personal Information We Collect and How We Use and Share that Information
During the past twelve months, we have collected, used, and shared the following categories of personal information:
|Category of Personal Information||Category of Source||Business or commercial purpose(s) for collection||Categories of third parties with whom we share|
|Identifiers, including name, email address, phone, and birthdate||Directly from you||We use these categories of personal information for the business purposes described in the How Do We Use Your Information section.||We share these categories of personal information as described in the How Do We Use Your Information section.|
|Categories of personal information described in subdivision (e) of Section 1798.80, including credit card number||Directly from you|
|Internet or other electronic network activity||Indirectly from you|
|Professional or employment-related information and educational history||Directly from you||Recruitment|
California Consumer Rights
If you are a resident of California, you have the following rights:
While our sites are not directed to residents of the European Economic Area (“EEA”), personal data may be shared from EEA residents to our databases and personnel in the US. For EEA residents, your personal data may only be processed when it is:
In addition to your rights discussed above, you also have the right to:
We will process and store your personal data for as long as our relationship with you continues or as necessary to fulfill our contractual or legal obligations. We will delete your data when:
Your personal data may be shared from the US to companies outside of the US or vice versa. We take additional safeguards to help ensure that this cross-border data processing is protected. This may include using the Model Contractual Clauses approved by the European Commission to secure personal data or contracting with companies who are certified as compliant under the European Union-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Frameworks. More information about these safeguards are available online or you may contact us at the email address below.
This site is intended for U.S. residents only.
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