At KidsCoats.com, we respect our customers and understand that you are
concerned about privacy, so we've instituted policies intended to ensure
that your personal information is handled safely and responsibly. We
information we collect, how it is handled, with whom it may be shared,
what choices you have regarding our use of your information, and how you
may access some of the data you provide to us.
What Information Do We Collect?
We collect various types of information depending upon how you use our site.
When you order from us, we collect your name, billing address, shipping
address, email address, phone number, and credit card number (with
expiration date) or gift card number. We also gather information on the
person who will receive any gift you send (e.g., that person's name and
address) and we will retain a record of your purchases. In addition, if
you are a registered user and have signed in when you enter this
information, it will automatically be saved for ease of reference.
When you become a KidsCoats.com registered user, we collect your name,
mailing address, email address, birth date and password. This
information is gathered to make your shopping experience as a registered
user as quick and easy as possible. We also may ask for additional
information (e.g., about your favorite brands and interests) so that we
may offer services and promotions that may be of interest to you.
However, you have the option not to provide it.
When you submit a question to customer service, we need your email
address to respond, and you also may provide us with various additional
information to help us answer your question.
We also may receive some information about you from other sources and
may add it to your account information. For example, we might get your
updated address from a shipper.
cookie we receive does not gather any information about your name,
address, billing information, or credit card. It is used solely to help
us maintain your shopping cart during the checkout process.
How Do We Use Your Information?
We may use your information in a number of ways, including the following:
To enhance your online shopping experience. For example, we may use it to recognize you and welcome you to the site.
For marketing and promotional purposes. For example, we send out email
and direct mail to our online and store customers about products or
events that we think may be of interest to them. We also may send you
offers for discounts or free services (e.g., free shipping) on our site
or in our stores.
Do We Share Your Information?
The information gathered may be shared with third parties, including
responsible companies with which we have a relationship. For example:
When you make a purchase, we may share information about you and your
transaction with other companies for the purpose of processing your
transaction, including fraud prevention, vendor direct shipping and
credit card authorization.
Like other companies, KidsCoats.com may use third party advertising
companies to serve ads (e.g., banners or links) on its behalf. These
companies may employ cookies and action tags (also known as single pixel
gifs or web beacons) to measure advertising effectiveness. Any
information that these third parties collect via cookies and action tags
When we believe it is necessary to comply with law or to protect our
interests or property. This may include sharing information with other
companies, lawyers, credit bureaus, agents or government agencies in
connection with issues related to fraud, credit or debt collection.
Finally, KidsCoats.com will never share your personal information with
unrelated outside companies so that they can directly market their
products or services.