|Collection of your Personal Information
We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies
you (personal information) or allows us to contact you to provide
a service or carry out a transaction that you have requested such
as receiving information about Quoizel products and services, entering
a contest, ordering e-mail newsletters, joining a limited-access
premium site or service, signing up for an event or training, or
when purchasing. The personal information we collect may include
your name, title, address, home phone, day time phone, e-mail, and
credit card information.
Cookies and Other Computer Information
This site employs cookies to recognize you and your access privileges
on Quoizel.com, as well as to track site usage. "Cookies" are
small files or records that the site places on your computer's
hard drive to collect information about your activities on the
site. Users who do not accept cookies from the domain Quoizel.com
may not be able to access certain services and/or areas of this
The Site may collect certain information about your visit, such
as the name of the Internet service provider and the Internet Protocol
(IP) address through which you access the Internet; the date and
time you access the Site; the pages that you access while at the
Site and the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked
directly to our site. This information is used to help improve
the site, analyze trends and administer the site.
Use of your Personal Information
The personal information collected on this Site will be used to
operate the Site and to provide the service(s) or carry out the
transaction(s) you have requested or authorized.
When you sign up for a newsletter or agree to receive promotional
e-mail, Quoizel.com may use customized links or similar technologies
to track e-mail links that you click. We may associate that information
with your personal information in order to provide you more focused
e-mail communications or purchase information. Each e-mail communication
includes an unsubscribe link allowing you to stop delivery of that
type of communication.
Control of your Personal Information
Except as otherwise described in this statement, personal information
you provide on the Site will not be shared outside of Quoizel and
its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates without your permission.
Links to Third Party Sites
Our site contains links to web sites owned and operated by third
parties, over which we have no control. Privacy policies on such
linked sites may differ from our own. If you have concerns, please
Security of your Personal Information
Quoizel is committed to protecting the security of your personal
information. We use a variety of security procedures to help protect
your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.
For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer
servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities.
Additionally, when we transmit sensitive personal information (such
as a credit card number) over the Internet, we protect it through
the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
This encryption applies to users viewing our site using Microsoft
Internet Explorer 3.0 or higher, Netscape Navigator 2.0 or higher,
or America Online 3.0 or higher.
Our products and services are marketed for purchase by adults.
However, consistent with the Children's Online Privacy Protection
Act of 1998, we will never knowingly request personally identifiable
information from anyone under the age of 13 without prior verifiable
parental consent. If we become aware that a subscriber is under
the age of 13 and has registered without prior verifiable parental
consent, we will remove his or her personally identifiable registration
information from our files. Please note: we may nevertheless maintain
a record of that person's name and address in a "do not register" file
to avoid subsequent registration by a child under the age of 13.
We retain the right to change this Privacy Statement. We will post
changes to this page in a timely manner. This statement was last
Fraudulent Charge Protection
Quoizel offers a "Safe Shopping Guarantee." If a third
party obtains your personal information from a purchase made with
Quoizel and uses that information to perpetrate credit card fraud,
you are protected. Under the Fair Credit Billing Act, your bank
may hold you liable for up to $50 of fraudulent charges. If your
bank holds you liable for any portion of the $50, Quoizel will
cover up to the entire $50.
Quoizel will cover this liability if the unauthorized use resulted
through no fault of yours from purchase made on the Quoizel secure
server. In the event of unauthorized use of your credit card, you
must notify your credit card company in accordance with its reporting
rules and procedures.
If for any reason you would like to contact us with questions about
Vermont Privacy Statement
Vermont law places additional limits on sharing information about
Vermont residents so long as they remain residents of Vermont.
In accordance with Vermont law, Quoizel will not share information
we collect about Vermont residents to companies outside of Quoizel
except: (1) As permitted by law; (2) To companies that perform
marketing or other services on our behalf; or (3) With the authorization
or consent of the Vermont resident.
California Privacy Statement
A California resident who has provided personal information to
a business with whom he/she has established a business relationship
for personal, family, or household purposes (“California
customer”) is entitled to request information about whether
the business has disclosed personal information to any third parties
for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. In general,
if the business has made such a disclosure of personal information,
upon receipt of a request by a California customer, the business
is required to provide a list of all third parties to whom personal
information was disclosed in the preceding calendar year, as well
as a list of the categories of personal information that were disclosed.
However, under the law, a business is not required to provide
the above-described lists if the business adopts and discloses
customer’s personal information to third parties for their
direct marketing purposes unless the customer first affirmatively
agrees to the disclosure. Rather, the business may comply with
the law by notifying the customer of his or her right to prevent
disclosure of personal information and providing a cost free means
to exercise that right.
We do not share information with third parties for their direct
marketing purposes unless you affirmatively agree to such disclosure
-- typically by opting in to receive information from a third party
that is participating in a sweepstakes or other promotion on one
of our sites. If you do ask us to share your information with a
third party for its marketing purposes, we will only share information
in connection with that specific promotion, as we do not share
information with any third party on a continual basis. To prevent
disclosure of your personal information for use in direct marketing
by a third party, do not opt in to such use when you provide personally
identifiable information on one of our sites. Please note that
whenever you opt in to receive future communications from a third
party, your information will be subject to the third party's privacy
policy. If you later decide that you do not want that third party
to use your information, you will need to contact the third party
directly, as we have no control over how third parties use information.
your information to determine how that entity will handle your
California customers may request further information about our
compliance with this law by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note
that we are only required to respond to one request per customer
each year, and we are not required to respond to requests made
by means other than through this e-mail address.
This statement is effective as of 1/1/2006.