Lifetouch Photo Gift Center - Privacy Statement
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This website is owned and operated by or on behalf of Lifetouch National School Studios Inc. ("Lifetouch"). Lifetouch is a trusted provider of photographic products and services to schools and families throughout the United States. At Lifetouch, we are sensitive to the privacy concerns of visitors to our websites. This policy explains our online information practices pertaining to information that you may provide to Lifetouch by using this website and the choices you, as a visitor to this site, can make about the collection and use of your information. Please note that this Privacy Statement applies only to information collected on this website and does not apply to any other information collected by Lifetouch by other means.
What personal information is collected through this website? How is it used?
At http://photogifts.lifetouch.com/, we only collect personally identifiable information about you to the extent you specifically provide it to us. This includes, for example, the information you provide when you register as a user of this website, contact us through this website to place an order, contact customer service, register for a service, respond to a survey or enter a promotional drawing online. We use this information you share with us:
- to provide the products, services, benefits or information you request,
- to develop and improve our products and services,
- to improve the content of our site and its usefulness to you, and
- for our own marketing and promotional purposes.
Lifetouch does not sell, trade or share the information you provide us through this website with unaffiliated third parties for their marketing purposes. We reserve the right to share such information among our corporate affiliates and you may receive product and service information from any of them. However, if you are contacted and do not wish to receive further information or contacts, use the means by which you were contacted to indicate you do not want further promotional information or contacts. We will act promptly to honor your request.
We may also share this information with outside vendors and organizations that provide support services to us such as helping us fulfill customer orders, process credit card orders and the like. If so, these parties are authorized to use the information solely in conjunction with the specific service they provide to or on behalf of Lifetouch.
In addition, there may be some other, limited circumstances in which we may share or transfer the information you provide us through this website, for example, to respond to judicial process, to comply with state, federal or local laws, to protect the security or integrity of our databases or website, to take precautions against liability, in the event of a corporate reorganization or, to the extent required by law, to provide information to law enforcement agencies.
The security and confidentiality of our customers' personal information is extremely important to us. Lifetouch has implemented measures to protect such information. For example, we protect against unauthorized disclosures by limiting access to employees and contractors of the Lifetouch Companies who need the information to do their jobs. We also give them guidelines for adhering to our confidentiality policies.
We limit the information we provide to outside companies to only the information we believe is appropriate to enable them to carry out their responsibilities under our contracts. We require that the information provided be used only for the specifically authorized purpose and that its confidentiality be maintained.
This website uses Secure Socket Layering (SSL) to encrypt your personal information, including your credit card number, before it travels over the Internet. SSL technology is the industry standard for secure online transactions.
Other information about you
In addition to personal information you provide us through this website, we use technology that lets us know what type of browser you are using, the website from which you enter this site, and the pages you view as you tour our site. This technology does not identify you personally - it simply helps us compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our site. We use these statistics and share them with service providers to improve our website design and content and in connection with marketing programs.
A "cookie" is a small data file stored by your web browser on your computer's hard drive. Cookies are necessary to use the site. A cookie allows our web server to balance customer traffic on our website to enhance performance of the service. After you end your session the cookie from the web server will remain on your computer until you manually delete it. No personal information is stored on this cookie. Accepting cookies through your web browser is your personal choice. However, if you choose not to accept cookies, you will not be able to take full advantage of some of this website's features.
This website does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 and we take measures to prevent collection of personal information from children through this website. If a child has provided personally identifiable information through the website, we ask that a parent or guardian contact Lifetouch in writing at 11000 Viking Drive, Suite 400, Eden Prairie, MN 55344, Attention: Privacy Office or email@example.com and we will delete the information from our files.
No control of third party sites
Please be aware that websites that link to this website may collect personally identifiable information about you. You should consult the other sites' privacy policies as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
For further information
For further information regarding this website privacy statement or related Lifetouch policies and procedures, please contact: Privacy Office, Lifetouch Inc., 11000 Viking Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Updated February 2007