WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT CUSTOMERS DOES 1 GIANT MIND COLLECT?
The information we learn from customers helps us personalize and continually improve your general experience at 1 Giant Mind. Here are the types of information we gather.
INFORMATION YOU GIVE US - We receive and store any information you enter on our Website or give us in any other way. See below for examples of what we collect. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features. We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, customizing future shopping for you, improving our services, and communicating with you.
AUTOMATIC INFORMATION - We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, like many Websites, we use “cookies,” and we obtain certain types of information when your Web browser accesses 1 Giant Mind or advertisements and other content served by or on behalf of 1 Giant Mind on other Websites. See below for examples of the information we receive.
E-MAIL COMMUNICATIONS - To help us make e-mails more useful and interesting, we often receive a confirmation when you open e-mail from 1 Giant Mind if your computer supports such capabilities. We also compare our customer list to lists received from other companies, in an effort to avoid sending unnecessary messages to our customers. If you do not want to receive e-mail or other mail from us, you can opt out anytime by updating your preferences.
INFORMATION FROM OTHER SOURCES - We might receive information about you from other sources and add it to our account information. See below for examples of the information we receive.
WHAT ABOUT COOKIES?
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and to provide you with features such as ease of purchasing, personalized advertisements, and storage of items in your shopping cart between visits.
DOES 1 GIANT MIND SHARE THE INFORMATION IT RECEIVES?
AFFILIATED BUSINESSES WE DO NOT CONTROL
We work closely with affiliated businesses. In some cases, these businesses sell offerings to you at 1 Giant Mind. In other cases, we operate stores, provide services, or sell product lines jointly with these businesses. You can tell when a third party is involved in your transactions, and we share customer information related to those transactions with that third party.
THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS
We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include fulfilling orders, delivering packages, sending postal mail and e-mail, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, providing search results and links (including paid listings and links), processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. They have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.
Sometimes we send offers to selected groups of 1 Giant Mind customers on behalf of other businesses. When we do this, we do not give that business your name and address. Before we send you any such offers, we will specifically ask you to approve the receipt of any such offers. We will not send any offers to you if you have not specifically opt-in to receive the offers.
PROTECTION OF 1 GIANT MIND AND OTHERS
WITH YOUR CONSENT
Other than as set out above, you will receive notice when information about you might go to third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the information.
HOW SECURE IS INFORMATION ABOUT ME?
We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input.
We reveal only the last four digits of your credit card numbers when confirming an order. We transmit the entire credit card number securely to the appropriate credit card company during order processing.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.
WHAT ABOUT THIRD-PARTY ADVERTISERS AND LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES?
1 Giant Mind also displays personalized third-party advertising based on personal information about customers, such as purchases on 1 Giant Mind, or visits to 1 Giant Mind’s associate’s Websites. See below for more information about the personal information that we gather. Although 1 Giant Mind does not provide any personal information to advertisers, advertisers (including ad-serving companies) may assume that users who interact with or click on a personalized advertisement meet their criteria to personalize the ad.
WHICH INFORMATION CAN I ACCESS?
1 Giant Mind gives you access to a broad range of information about your account and your interactions with 1 Giant Mind for the limited purpose of viewing and, in certain cases, updating that information. See below for some examples, the list of which will change as our Website evolves.
WHAT CHOICES DO I HAVE?
As discussed above, you can always choose not to provide information, even though it might be needed to make a purchase or to take advantage of such 1 Giant Mind features as your profile, and check out.
You can add or update certain information on pages such as those referenced in the “section listed above. When you update information, we usually keep a copy of the prior version for our records.
CHILDRENS ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT COMPLIANCE
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
RESEARCH AND EVALUATION
1 Giant Mind is committed to ensuring that 1 Giant Mind meets the needs of the users. From time to time, we may undertake some research and evaluation activities with registered users to gain feedback and to better understand their needs.
Registered users may opt not to participate, or withdraw from participating in these activities at any time. This will not affect their relationship with 1 Giant Mind or their use and access to 1 Giant Mind and other 1 Giant Mind programs.
The findings from these research and evaluation activities may be presented in reports, conference papers or published in journals or media releases, however users names will not be disclosed.
If 1 Giant Mind seeks registered users to assist in media releases or conference presentations, additional consent will be directly requested from any such user.
RELATED PRACTICES AND INFORMATION
EXAMPLES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
Information You Give Us. You provide most such information when you search, buy, participate in a contest or questionnaire, or communicate with customer service. For example, you provide information when you search for a product; place an order through 1 Giant Mind or one of our third-party sellers; provide information in your Member Profile (and you might have more than one if you have used more than one e-mail address when shopping with us); communicate with us by phone, e-mail, or otherwise; complete a questionnaire; registries; participate in any community features; and employ other Personal Notification Services. As a result of those actions, you might supply us with such information as your name, address, and phone numbers; credit card information; people to whom purchases have been shipped, including addresses and phone number; people (with addresses and phone numbers) listed in friends settings; e-mails to us; personal description; and financial information, including Social Security and driver’s license numbers.
INFORMATION FROM OTHER SOURCES
Examples of information we receive from other sources include updated delivery and address information from our carriers or other third parties, which we use to correct our records and deliver your next purchase or communication more easily; account information, purchase or redemption information, and page-view information from some merchants with which we operate co-branded businesses or for which we provide technical, fulfillment, advertising, or other services; search term and search result information from some searches conducted through the Web search features; search results and links, including paid listings (such as Sponsored Links); and credit history information from credit bureaus, which we may use to help prevent and detect fraud and to offer certain credit or financial services to some customers.
INFORMATION YOU CAN ACCESS
Examples of information you can access easily at 1 Giant Mind include up-to-date information regarding recent orders; personally identifiable information (including name, e-mail, password, communications preferences, and address book); payment settings (including credit card information and gift certificate, gift card, and check balances); e-mail notification settings (including but not limited to, alerts, available to order notifications, recommended for you, special occasion reminders, and newsletters); recommendations (including recent product view history, prior order history, and favorites); shopping lists and gift registries; and your account profile.