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|StitchAmerica.com is committed to respecting the privacy rights of users
of the Website (all capitalized terms not defined in this Notice have the same meanings
as in Stitch America Inc’s
You visit and use the Website, and to demonstrate its commitment to fair information
to the Website, and not to any Third-Party Websites, including those owned and operated
by Third-Party Service Providers, each of which may have data collection, storage
For additional information, see the section concerning Third-Party Websites, below.
BY USING THE WEBSITE, YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD,
apply. Accordingly, each time You use the Website You should check the date of this
time You used the Website. For additional information, see the section concerning
1. INFORMATION COLLECTION PRACTICES.
(a) Traffic Data. Like most website operators, StitchAmerica.com automatically
gathers information of the sort that browsers automatically make available, including:
(i) IP addresses; (ii) domain servers; (iii) types of computers accessing the Website;
and (iv) types of Web browsers accessing the Website (collectively "Traffic Data").
Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify You.
(b) Cookies. A "Cookie" is a string of information that a website stores on a user’s
computer, and that the user’s browser provides to the website each time the user
submits a query to the website. The purpose of a Cookie is to identify the user
Your experience on the Website to Your interests, to ensure that You do not see
the same advertisements or informational messages repeatedly, and to store Your
password so You do not have to re-enter it each time You visit the Website. For
additional information on StitchAmerica.com’s uses of Cookies, see the section
concerning Information Use and Disclosure Practices/Traffic Data and Information
Gathered Using Cookies, below. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO HAVE COOKIES PLACED ON YOUR
WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT CERTAIN OF THE SERVICES AND CERTAIN FEATURES OF THE
YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY RESULTING LOSS OF FUNCTIONALITY.
(c) Personal Information. In order for You to use certain of the Services, You must
provide to StitchAmerica.com certain information that personally identifies
You ("Personal Information"). Personal Information includes, without limitation:
(1) "Contact Data" (such as Your name, mailing address, and e-mail address); (2)
"Financial Data" (such as Your account or credit card number); and (3) "Demographic
Data" (such as Your zip code, age, and income). In each case, You will be asked
to provide Personal Information; the Website will not gather it surreptitiously.
StitchAmerica.com may supplement the Personal Information You provide with
additional Personal Information gathered from public sources or from third-parties
(e.g., consumer reporting agencies) who may lawfully provide such information to
provided by You to StitchAmerica.com. It does not apply to Personal Information
provided by You to Third-Party Websites, including those owned or operated by Third-Party
Service Providers, each of which may have data collection, storage and use practices
see the section concerning Third-Party Websites, below. You are under no obligation
to provide Personal Information, with the caveat that Your refusal to do so may
prevent You from using certain of the Services.
(d) Information You Make Public. The Website may contain features – chat rooms,
forums, message boards, news groups – that permit You to upload, post, transmit,
display, perform or distribute content, information or other, including Your Personal
Information. Any information that You choose to disclose by means of such features
becomes public information over which StitchAmerica.com is unable to exercise
control. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose Your Personal Information
by means of such features, and You agree to assume all responsibility for doing
2. INFORMATION USE AND DISCLOSURE PRACTICES.
(a) Traffic Data and Information Gathered Using Cookies StitchAmerica.com
analyzes Traffic Data and information gathered using Cookies to help StitchAmerica.com
and StitchAmerica.com’s better understand who is using the Website and how
they are using it. By identifying patterns and trends in usage, StitchAmerica.com
is able to better design the Website to improve Your experience, and to serve You
more relevant and interesting content and advertisements. From time to time, StitchAmerica.com
may release Traffic Data and information gathered using Cookies in the aggregate,
such as by publishing a report on trends in the usage of the Website. StitchAmerica.com
does not attempt to link information gathered using Cookies to Personal Information.
(b) Personal Information (i) Generally. StitchAmerica.com uses Your Contact
Data to send You information about StitchAmerica.com and StitchAmerica.com’s
products and services, and to contact You when necessary in connection with the
Services. StitchAmerica.com uses Your Financial Data to verify Your qualifications
for certain Services and to bill You. StitchAmerica.com uses Your Demographic
Data to customize and tailor Your experience on the Website. As with Traffic Data
and information gathered using Cookies, from time to time StitchAmerica.com
may release Demographic Data in the aggregate, such as by publishing a report on
trends in the usage of the Website. (ii) Disclosure in Connection with Services.
StitchAmerica.com discloses Personal Information to those who help it provide
Services, including Third-Party Service Providers and others who perform technical,
administrative and data processing tasks such as hosting, billing, fulfillment,
and data storage and security. With the exception of Delta Airlines, which has its
respect to the information provided to them by StitchAmerica.com (although,
as discussed below, some of those third parties have separate privacy policies that
govern their collection, use and storage of information that You provide to them
directly). (iii) By Law or to Protect Rights. StitchAmerica.com discloses
Personal Information when required to do so by law, or in response to a subpoena
or court order, or when StitchAmerica.com believes in its sole discretion
that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of StitchAmerica.com,
third parties or the public at large. (iv) Marketing Communications. As stated in
, by using the Website, if You join StitchAmerica.com’s mailing list, you
consent to receive from StitchAmerica.com periodic email communications regarding
the Services, new product offers and other matters. ("Marketing Communications").
Instructions on how to opt-out of future mailings will be included in each email
EmboriderySuperstore.com sends You. StitchAmerica.com will not provide your
Personal Information to third parties for the purpose of Marketing Communications.
You are under no obligation to receive Marketing Communications, with the caveat
that Your refusal to do so may prevent You from using certain of the Services. (v)
Business Transfers; Bankruptcy. StitchAmerica.com reserves the right to transfer
all Personal Information in its possession to a successor organization in the event
of a merger, acquisition, or bankruptcy or other sale of all or a portion of StitchAmerica.com’s
assets. Other than to the extent ordered by a bankruptcy or other court, the use
and disclosure of all transferred Personal Information will be subject to this Privacy
and an opportunity to affirmatively opt-out of it. Personal Information submitted
by StitchAmerica.com’s successor organization. (vi) Unpaid Accounts – If
You fail to pay any balance owed in consideration of Services, StitchAmerica.com
may, as permitted by law, report Your Personal Information, including without limitation
Your unpaid balance, to consumer credit reporting services, collection agencies
3. SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION.
StitchAmerica.com has implemented and maintains reasonable security procedures
and practices to protect against the unauthorized access, use, modification, destruction
or disclosure of Your Personal Information.
4. LOST OR STOLEN INFORMATION.
You must promptly notify us if Your credit card, user name or password
is lost, stolen or used without permission. In such an event, we will remove that
credit card number, user name or password from Your account and updated our records
5. USER ABILITY TO ACCESS, UPDATE, AND CORRECT PERSONAL INFORMATION.
StitchAmerica.com wants Your Personal Information to be complete and
accurate. As stated in the
, by using the Website, You represent and warrant that all information You provide
on any registration form or otherwise in connection with Your use of the Website
and Services will be complete and accurate, and that You will update that information
as necessary to maintain its completeness and accuracy. To confirm the completeness
and accuracy of, or make changes to, Your Personal Information, visit Your
6. THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES.
StitchAmerica.com neither owns nor controls Third-Party Websites and Third-Party
Service Providers. Accordingly, Third-Party Websites and Third-Party Service Providers
Personal Information provided directly to them by StitchAmerica.com. Before
visiting or providing Personal Information to a Third-Party Website or Third-Party
Service Provider, You should inform Yourself of the privacy policies and practices
(if any) of that Third-Party Website or Third-Party Service Provider, and should
take those steps necessary to, in Your discretion, protect Your privacy.
7. PROMOTIONAL ACTIVITIES.
From time to time, StitchAmerica.com may conduct contests, giveaways and
other promotions (collectively, "Promotional Activities"). Any information submitted
in connection with Promotional Activities will be treated in accordance with this
participate in surveys designed to help StitchAmerica.com improve the Websites
or Services. Any Personal Information provided to StitchAmerica.com in connection
with any survey will be used only in relation to that survey, and will be disclosed
Although most changes are likely to be minor, StitchAmerica.com reserves
the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, update, change or modify this
Any such addition, update, change or modification will be effective immediately
upon posting on the Website. Each time You use the Website, the then-current version
any changes since the last time You used the Website. Unless StitchAmerica.com
|Effective Date: October 24, 2008