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The Needlework Attic: Privacy Policy


When reviewing this Policy you should understand that when we use the term "personally identifiable information" we mean any information that can be used to identify or contact a specific individual, such as name, address, telephone number, or email address. When we refer to "aggregate information" we mean information that does not allow us to identify or contact a specific individual but describes a general category of information about visitors to the Site, such as demographics, purchase categories, or visitors using a particular browser to access the Site.

Special note concerning children:
We encourage parents to use the Site with their children. If we learn that a child under the age of 13 has provided personally identifiable information to the Site, we will promptly remove such information from its files. Other information we collect: We constantly seek to maintain the integrity of, and make improvements to, the Site. As part of these efforts, we collect and analyze certain information about how visitors use this site. When you visit our site, we may collect various types of technical data, which we maintain in both aggregate and personally identifiable forms. This data includes (but is not limited to) domain and/or web browser information.

We use cookies to enable our system to recognize your browser and remember your name and billing information so that you won't have to retype it. The address and customer information is saved to your hard drive by The Needlework Attic web server. This information can only be accessed by The Needlework Attic web server; Internet users and other companies cannot access this information. For security reasons, your credit card number is not saved. You must type the credit card number each time you purchase merchandise through our Site. Many Web browsers are automatically set to accept cookies. You may change your browser settings to either reject cookies or notify you when a cookie is about to be placed on your computer. Please note, however, that rejecting cookies while visiting the Site may result in certain parts of the Site not operating correctly or as efficiently as if they were allowed.

Information collected on the Site:
We will use personally identifiable information provided by visitors to fulfill the purpose for which such information was provided, as described in this Policy, and as disclosed at the time the visitor information is requested. For example, personal information will be used to provide visitors with product and service information tailored to each such visitor's interests based on such visitor's previous activities on the Site. Order information will be used to fulfill customer orders. We may also use postal address information provided by visitors to send them, among other things, offers and advance notices of sales. Additionally, we may use information about your activities on the Site, your purchases, and your computer equipment to improve the performance of the Site, and to customize the content and layout of our Site pages for the visitor. We may offer visitors the opportunity to receive special promotions from us and other companies. If a visitor elects to receive such offers (or does not indicate a preference not to receive such information), we will use the information provided by that visitor to send those offers. We use aggregate information collected on the Site of evaluate how the Site is being used. This information does not contain any information that may be personally identified with a specific individual. We may collect and analyze information about how many visitors arrived at certain pages of the Site, how long they stayed on those pages, and where they went afterwards. This information allows us to determine which pages might be the most interesting to and popular with visitors and enables us to provide visitors with a better experience on the Site.

E-mail addresses:
The e-mail addresses provided to subscribe to The Needlework Attic e-mail updates will not be shared with any third parties. If you wish to subscribe or unsubscribe from this mailing list or need more information about the mailing list, please go to the Mailing List page. The e-mail addresses provided when purchasing merchandise online will not be shared with any third parties.

Billing Information:
Information provided to purchase merchandise online (including billing name, billing address, telephone number, and fax number) will not be shared with or sold to anyone outside of The Needlework Attic or to any third party. Payment information (credit card numbers and expiration dates) is treated confidentially and will not be shared
with anyone outside of The Needlework Attic or the financial institutions used to process payments.

Security and protection of your information:
We take reasonable precautions to safeguard information transmitted between visitors and the Site and information stored on our servers. We use Secured Socket Layers encryption for the transmission of data to our servers during member sign in and order check out. Despite these efforts, however, we may be unable to prevent and shall not be responsible for unauthorized access to such information by third parties. We use the (insert type of server) secure server to protect your billing information. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encrypts information and keeps the data private and confidential between your machine and The Needlework Attic. This technology makes it safe to transmit your credit card number over the Internet. Look for two security icons, the "s" after "http" in the address line and the lock in the top menu bar and bottom status bar of your browser in Netscape (or in the bottom status bar only in Internet Explorer). This Site may contain links to other websites. If you link to another website, you will leave this Site and this Policy will not apply to your use of, and activities on, those other Web sites. We encourage you to read the legal notices posted on those other websites, including their privacy policies. We shall have no responsibility or liability for the data collection and use practices of, those websites.

Policy changes:
The Needlework Attic reserves the right to modify its Privacy Policy at any time. If in order to address future developments of The Needlework Attic or the Site or changes in the industry or in legal trends we make a material change to our policy we will post a notice of the change on this page. By continuing to use the Site following an announcement of any change, you will be deemed to have agreed to such change. Contact Information: If you still have questions about our privacy policy please visit Contact Us for information on how to contact us.

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