Collection of Personal Information
To simply browse our online sites, we do not ask you to provide any information. However, if you wish to participate in any of the features and services our online sites have to offer, we may ask you to provide certain personal and/or demographic information such as your name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, credit card information (“personally identifiable information”) and/or your date of birth, age, gender, habits and preferences, usernames, and passwords when such information is tied with your personally identifiable information (collectively, “personal information”). Personal information is only collected with your consent (i.e., if you knowingly provide it to us) and usually take the form of (1) online registration or sign-up; (2) surveys or polls; (3) product purchase transactions; (4) feedback, questions or comments through our “Contact Us” form and; (5) any other request that requires the submission of personal information.
Security of Personal Information
We adopts all necessary and appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, use, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction and credit card information, and data stored on our online sites.
Use of Personal Information
When registering or providing information on our online sites, you may also be given the option (through a check box or otherwise) to have your information used for an activity or service different from the primary activity or service that you are requesting. For example, if you are registering for a product warranty or purchasing a product, you may also be able to sign up for newsletters, alerts, or promotions from other third party websites or our products.
We may also use your personal information for our internal marketing and demographic studies so we can constantly improve, personalize, and customize the products and services we provide you and to better meet your needs. This may include occasionally combining, updating, or otherwise enhancing the personal information collected through our online sites with data we receive from outside records or third parties.
Generally, we retain your personal information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you the services requested. If you request that we no longer use your personal information to provide you services (e.g., opt-out of receiving email), please call us or email us, that your personal information will be retained for a reasonable period of time and as necessary to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations, resolve disputes, enforce our agreements, and similar records management purposes.