1. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
A. Purpose. Users can access limited features of this website without disclosing personal information. In order to access the entire website, users must register for an account, which will provide the registrant with full access to the website, including access to the website’s forums, message boards and chat rooms.
B. Information Sought During Registration. During the account registration process, you will be asked to submit personal information, including your proper name and at least one active e-mail address. At this time, you will also have the opportunity to subscribe to any and all website newsletters regarding PLAN’s product, news, services and special offers or events. Registrants can also unsubscribe to these newsletters at any time by updating registration account information online.
C. Information Sought During Website Sweepstakes or Contests. When the website offers sweepstakes or contests, personal information is collected with the sole purpose of notifying you if you win the sweepstakes or contest.
D. Automatically Collected Information. Information concerning your computer hardware and software is automatically collected and may be shared with other PLAN websites. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. PLAN uses this information to maintain the quality of its service and to provide general statistics about website visitors.
E. Storage and Transfer of Personally Identifiable Information. PLAN may store and process in the United States or any other country in which PLAN or its affiliates, subsidiaries, or agents maintain facilities. By using PLAN’s websites, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
2. USE OF AND SHARING OF INFORMATION
PLAN collects and uses your personal information in order to operate the Web sites and to provide its online and electronic services. The collection of your e-mail address, name and address during account registration enables PLAN to send you any requested newsletter(s) or to send you any requested mailings or offers. Information concerning your geographical location is used to determine if PLAN should provide regionalized information to its customers. When you voluntarily enter a sweepstakes or contest, we request your e-mail address and other contact information in order to be able to contact you in the event you are a winner of the sweepstakes or contest. Except as otherwise stated below, the personal information you provide on this site will not be shared with any third-parties, although PLAN reserves the right to share such information with its affiliates and subsidiaries without your permission. PLAN sometimes hires other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as sending newsletters, providing customer service, and performing statistical analysis of our services. We will only provide those companies with the information that they need to provide us with such services, and we prohibit them from using that information for any other purpose.
PLAN’s websites reserve the right to disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on PLAN or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of PLAN or one of PLAN’s websites; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of PLAN, its websites, or the public.
PLAN provides links to send e-mail messages to this website for your convenience and your e-mail address is used so that this website may reply to your inquiry. PLAN tracks the pages on this website that our users visit in order to determine which areas of the site are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within the website to users whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
3. INFORMATION FROM OTHER SOURCES
We sometimes supplement the information that we receive that has been outlined in this Policy with information from other sources and companies. Such outside information includes updated delivery and address information from carriers or third parties, which enables us to correct our records and deliver your next purchase from this website or future communications 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 asSponsored Links from Google); and credit history information from credit bureaus, which we use to help prevent and detect fraud and to offer certain credit or financial services to some customers.
4. INFORMATION SECURITY
PLAN’s sites secure the e-mail address you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. If you choose to create a profile on PLAN’s websites or if you choose to register for an account, you will be required to select a password. This password can be changed at any time after you first log into the service by using your current password. You must keep your password confidential and you must not share this information with anyone. If you share a computer with anyone, you should always log out of the website before leaving it to prevent access to your information from subsequent users of that computer
5. USE OF WEB BEACONS
PLAN’S website pages may contain electronic images known as web beacons – also referred to as single-pixel gifs – that permit PLAN to count users who have visited those pages and for other related website statistics – (e.g., recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity). Web beacons are not used to access your personal information on PLAN’S websites; they are solely used to compile aggregated statistics concerning the use of the PLAN’S websites. Web beacons collect only a limited set of information including a cookie number, the time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the web beacon resides.
6. COMMUNITIES AND FORUMS OFFERED ON THIS WEBSITE
Any personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data that you disclose through the Communities, Forums, Message Boards, Chat Rooms, or other public online forums hosted on this website, may be collected and used by others. We recommend caution when giving out personal information to others in these public online forums. PLAN encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to visit via hyper-links posted on this website so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. PLAN is not responsible for the privacy policies or other content on third party websites accessed through PLAN’S website.
7. USER ACCESS TO AND CONTROL OF INFORMATION
You can access some of the information that we collect and process about you. For example, you can access information regarding recent orders from the website; personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications preferences, address book); payment settings (including credit card information and gift certificates); e-mail notification settings; and prior order history.
With respect to your communications preferences, you can unsubscribe from newsletters by following the instructions included in the newsletter you receive. If your e-mail address has changed and you would like to continue to receive newsletters, you will need to access your account and update your e-mail address information in your account and sign-up again for the newsletter. Occasionally, PLAN will send out e-mails concerning website disruptions, new products and other news about PLAN’S products and services. These e-mails are sent to all account holders and are not subscription-based. Such e-mails are considered a part of PLAN’S service to the users of its website. Website owners should provide people with the opportunity to voluntarily unsubscribe from the website or from newsletters. The website should also provide users with the opportunity to access and update their personally identifiable information or to completely delete that information from the website records, even if such deletion limits their future access to the website.
YOU MUST BE EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OR OLDER TO ACCESS THE COMPANY’S WEBSITE. IF YOU ARE UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE, YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ACCESS THE COMPANY’S WEB SITE FOR ANY REASON. DUE TO THE AGE RESTRICTIONS FOR USE OF THAT WEBSITE, NO INFORMATION OBTAINED BY THAT WEBSITE FALLS WITHIN THE CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT OF 1998 AND IS NOT MONITORED AS DOING SO.
9. CONDITIONS OF USE, NOTICES, AND REVISIONS
10. CONTACT INFORMATION
Cookies are used for convenience and to save you time when you next visit this website. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page, so that when you visit the site again, the experience will be personalized. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to set your computer to accept cookies from this website, you may also choose to be logged into the site automatically. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the this website or the other websites that you visit and you may experience technical problems receiving current information from such cookie-disabled websites.
Cookies/Local Device Storage. The Service will at times place and/or store code or other types of information and/or software on your Device or within your browser, or in our emails/communications such as cookies (including flash cookies), locally shared objects, and HTML5 (collectively, “Local Device Storage”). We and Third Party Providers may use Local Device Storage in connection with the Service for any lawful business purpose, including without limitation to determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before on the same or different Device and to otherwise control the display of ads, to track the movements of individual users through the Service and elsewhere on the web or across apps, devices, and geographic locations, to help diagnose problems with servers, to gather broad demographic information, to conduct research, to deliver editorial Content, to record registration and personalization information, and to otherwise administer the Service. For example, if you register on any part of the Service and are given the option to save your user name and password, we may provide this convenience to you via Local Device Storage. Local Device Storage may also collect and store your PII, which may be shared with our parent, subsidiaries, and affiliates and other third parties.
You May Disable Local Device Storage. If you do not want Local Device Storage, your Device or browser may include an option that allows you to not accept it. However, if you disable Local Device Storage, some portions of the Service may not function properly.
Tracking Technologies. In addition to Local Device Storage, we may use web beacons, web bugs, internet or pixel tags, clear gifs, digital fingerprinting (aka “Machine Identification”) and similar technologies (collectively, together with Local Device Storage, the “Tracking Technologies”) on the Service and in our communications with you, such as within e-mail and text messages and push notifications. We use Tracking Technologies to determine which of our messages have been opened by recipients, and for all or some of the same lawful business purposes we describe above for use of Local Device Storage.
Do Not Track . Your browser setting may allow you to automatically transmit a “Do Not Track” (DNT) signal to websites and online services that you visit. Some browsers automatically apply DNT signals by default. We do not alter our practices when the Service receives a DNT signal from a visitor’s browser. As discussed below, you may opt out of the use of your Data for online behavioral advertising by third parties at any time. To find out more about DNT, please visit http://allaboutdnt.com.