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Children's OrchardŽ Online Privacy Policy

Children's OrchardŽ is committed to respecting the privacy rights of website visitors. The following policy describes how we collect, protect and use information we receive from website visitors.

Children's OrchardŽ is responsible for this privacy policy. Please note, that when you enter any sub-sites accessible through childorch.com, childrensorchard.com, or any of our related websites, they may have different privacy policies specific to those sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of each Children's OrchardŽ site.

What information do we collect?
How do we use your information?
How do we protect visitor information?
Do we use "cookies"?
Do we disclose the information we collect to outside parties?
How can you opt-out, remove, or modify information that you have provided to us?
Children's Online Privacy Policy

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on the site, enter a contest or sweepstakes, respond to a survey or communication such as e-mail, or participate in another site feature.

When registering, we may ask you for your name, date of birth, e-mail address, mailing address, and daytime phone number.

Like many websites, we use "cookies" to enhance your experience and gather information about visitors and visits to our websites. Please refer to the "Do we use 'cookies'?" section below for information about cookies and how we use them.

We also receive and store click-stream data and other information about visits to our websites which may be combined with personal information you have provided. This information is used to analyze and improve the website experience. For more information see the "Do we use 'cookies'?" section below.

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How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, enter a contest or promotion, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
  • To personalize your site experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
  • To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
If you have opted-in to receive Children's OrchardŽ e-mail, we may send you periodic e-mails from Children's OrchardŽ. If you would no longer like to receive Children's OrchardŽ e-mail, please refer to the "How can you opt-out, remove or modify information you have provided to us?" section below.

If you have opted-in to receive direct mail, Children's OrchardŽ may send you periodic direct mail (such as catalogs). If you would no longer like to receive direct mail, please refer to the "How can you opt-out, remove or modify information you have provided to us?" section below.

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How do we protect visitor information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal 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.

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Do we use "cookies"?

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 information. They are used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

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 Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookie settings. If you turn cookies off, you won't have access to many features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.

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Do we disclose the information we collect to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information, except as described in this Privacy Policy. The term "outside parties" does not include Children's OrchardŽ franchisees or wholly-owned companies. It also does not include marketing partners, affiliated third-parties, website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting Children's Orchard's 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.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to outside parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

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How can you opt-out, remove or modify information you have provided to us?

Registration information and e-mail subscriptions
To be removed from any e-mail subscriptions, please click on the link provided within the e-mail to opt-out. You can also send a request via e-mail by clicking here. Be sure to include your first and last name and account e-mail address in the message box.

Children's OrchardŽ direct mail (including catalogs)
If you would like your name and address removed from Children's Orchard's direct mailing list, please submit an e-mail request by clicking here. Be sure to specify in the message box which list(s) you would like to be removed from and include your first name, last name, and address exactly as shown on the direct mail piece you have received.

Communications in Progress/Sales and Service Information.
Please note, if you have opted-out to receive e-mail and/or direct mail from Children's OrchardŽ, due to production schedules you may receive communications already in production. Also, if you request your registration information be deleted or you opt-out of other communications, we may maintain information about an individual sales transaction or service inquiry for future service and record keeping purposes.

Third party links
In an attempt to provide you with increased value, we may include third party links on our site. These linked 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 linked sites (including if a specific link does not work).

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Changes to our policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page. Policy changes will apply only to information collected after the date of the change. This policy was last modified on May 28, 2004.

Questions and feedback

We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy. Please send us any and all feedback pertaining to privacy, or any other issue.

Online Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website.

Your consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

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