Effective Date: December
does not collect any identifying personal
information from users except
in the event of a customer using the contact
feature of this website. We do have access
to customer information from purchases and
referrals. However, we do not share any inforamtion
with any third party except under legal obligation.
Effective Date: September
values the users of our web site (the "Web
Site") and the services offered on it
(the "CafePress.com Services").
We recognize that you may be concerned about
our collection, use, and disclosure of your
personally identifiable information ("Personal
Information") that we may collect when
you use the Web Site and the CafePress.com
Services. Your privacy is very important to
us. Accordingly, we have implemented this
that we collect from you, how we collect this
information, and what we do with it after
we collect it. By using the CafePress.com
Web Site you are accepting the practices described
in this policy. If you have any questions
please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
CafePress.com Ever Make Changes to its Privacy
time to time. We will notify you of any changes
by sending you an email (if you are a Shopkeeper),
posting a notice on the home page of the Web
you when you first sign on to the Web Site
after we have made changes. If you receive
to make sure you understand our practices
and procedures. You will not be able to receive
notices from us if your cookies are not set
Types of Information Does CafePress.com Collect?
Information. We collect Personal Information
from you. As explained above, Personal Information
is information that can be used to identify
you individually, such as your name, mailing
address, phone number, email address, credit
card number, and financial information.
Information. We also collect "non-personal"
information from you, such as your browser
type, the URL of the previous web site you
visited, your ISP, operating system, and your
IP Address. This information ("Non-Personal
Information") cannot be easily used to
personally identify you.
and When Does CafePress.com Collect This Information?
Information to Us. We collect Personal Information
from you when you provide it to us. For example,
if you purchase a product sold through a Shop,
we may collect your name, mailing address,
telephone number, credit card number, and
email address. If you create a Shopkeeper
Account, we may collect your name, tax identification
number, mailing address, email address, and
other information that we request in the registration
process, and any information that you provide
in the "about me" page. If you sign
up to receive a newsletter, we will collect
your email address.
With Us. If you communicate with us regarding
the Web Site or the CafePress.com Services,
we will collect any information that you provide
to us in any such communication.
and Reporting Technologies. Like the operators
of most web sites, we use analytic and reporting
technologies to record Non-Personal Information
such as Internet domain and host names, Internet
protocol (IP) addresses, browser software
and operating system types, clickstream patterns,
and the dates and times that the Web Site
and the CafePress.com Services are accessed.
Does CafePress.com Use My Information?
Information. We use Personal Information primarily
for our own internal purposes, such as providing,
maintaining, evaluating, and improving the
CafePress.com Services and the Web Site, fulfilling
requests for information, producing and shipping
the products that you order, and providing
customer support. For example, if you create
a Shopkeeper Account, we will use the information
that you provide to communicate with you and
pay you any commissions that you earn. Similarly,
if you sign up to receive a CafePress.com
newsletter, we will use the email address
you provide to send you the newsletters.
Information. We use non-personal information
to track your use of the Web Site and the
CafePress.com Services and for other internal
purposes, particularly providing, maintaining,
evaluating, and improving the CafePress.com
Services and the Web Site.
CafePress.com Disclose My Information to Third
speaking, we do not intentionally disclose
your information to third parties without
your consent. However we reserve the right
to do so because it is necessary to the operation
and continued growth of our business or to
protect the rights of others. These instances
are discussed below:
to Successors. We may disclose
your Personal Information to any successor-in-interest
of ours, such as a company that acquires us.
In the event CafePress.com goes through a
business transition, such as a merger, acquisition
by another company, or sale of all or a portion
of its assets, your personally identifiable
information will likely be among the assets
transferred. You will be notified via email
or by a notice on our Web Site of any such
change in ownership or control of your personal
to Unaffiliated Third Parties. We
may disclose your Personal Information to
prevent an emergency, to protect or enforce
our rights, to protect or enforce the rights
of a third party, or as required or permitted
by law (including, without limitation, to
comply with a subpoena or court order). In
particular, if you are a Shopkeeper, we may
disclose your information to a third party
that alleges that you have infringed their
intellectual property rights through the products
sold through your Shop. Similarly, if you
allege that a Shopkeeper allegedly infringes
your intellectual property rights, we may
disclose your information to that Shopkeeper.
to Third-Party Service Providers.
We may contract with
various third parties who help us provide
and maintain the Web Site or the CafePress.com
Services. For example, we use a third-party
to process payments made to us, and may subcontract
out production, fulfillment, or other operations.
We will use commercially reasonable efforts
to prevent such third parties from disclosing
your Personal Information, except for the
purpose of providing the services in question.
We cannot guarantee that such third parties
will not disclose your Personal Information.
to Shopkeepers. If
you purchase a product from a Shop, CafePress.com
may provide your name, and the city and state
information provided by you to the Shopkeeper.
In the Shopkeeper Agreement, CafePress.com
contractually obligates each Shopkeeper not
to use or disclose this information for any
purposes other than internal record keeping,
and for marketing their Shops, only if you
have opted in to receive marketing material
directly from the Shopkeeper. We cannot guarantee
all Shopkeepers will comply with this obligation.
of Non-Personal Information.
We will disclose Non-Personal Information,
in aggregate form, to potential strategic
partners, advertisers, investors, customers,
and others. You may not "opt out"
of the sharing of this information. However,
it cannot be easily used to identify you personally.
cookie is a message that is sent to your computer
from a web server and stored on your computer's
and the CafePress.com Services, provide you
with a more personalized user experience,
and to allow you to sign in and begin use
of the CafePress.com Services automatically
when you visit the Web Site. We may also use
cookies to ensure that you have been notified
of and agreed to the then-current version
any other agreements and policies relating
to your use of the Web Site or the CafePress.com
Services. Cookies used by CafePress.com are
not linked to Personal Information.
of our business partners (e.g., advertisers)
to or control over these cookies. This Privacy
by any advertisers.
CafePress.com Protect My Personal Information?
Information. Whenever we obtain your Personal
Information, we use commercially reasonable
efforts to protect it from unauthorized access
or disclosure. However, we are not insurers
of the security of your Personal Information.
Accordingly, we assume no liability for any
disclosure of data due to errors in transmission,
unauthorized third party access or other acts
of third parties, or acts or omissions beyond
our reasonable control.
Site Content. The content that you store,
post, or transmit on or through the Web Site,
such as message board postings, "About
Me" pages, and images on your Products,
may be accessed by other users, including
people that you do not know. We are not responsible
for the actions of others. Therefore, you
should use care in communicating with other
users and only disclose your Personal Information
to other users that you know to be trustworthy.
You should not assume that your content will
be kept private.
I Review and Make Changes to My Personal Information?
can obtain a copy of and request that we correct
errors in your Personal Information by emailing
us at email@example.com. For your protection,
you will be required to provide proof of your
identity to obtain a copy of your Personal
Information. If your Personal Information
changes or if you no longer want to use the
CafePress.com Services, you may correct, update
or deactivate your Personal Information and/or
your account through your account management
screen. If you would like to deactivate or
terminate your account you can also contact
you choose to use our referral service to
tell a friend about the CafePress.com Web
Site, we will ask you for your friend's name
and email address. We will automatically send
your friend a one-time email inviting him
or her to visit the Web Site. We store this
information for the sole purpose of sending
this one-time email and tracking the success
of our referral program. Your friend may contact
our Customer Service department to request
that we deactivate this information in our
security of your personal information is important
to us. When you enter sensitive information
such as a credit card number and/or social
security number on our registration or order
forms, we encrypt that information using secure
socket layer technology (SSL).
follow generally accepted industry standards
to protect the Personal Information submitted
to us, both during transmission and once we
receive it. However, no method of transmission
over the Internet, or method of electronic
storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while
we strive to use commercially acceptable means
to protect your personal information, we cannot
guarantee its absolute security.
This Policy Apply When I Access Third Party
may be able to access third-party web sites
does not apply when you access such web sites.
We cannot control how third parties may use
Personal Information you disclose to them,
so you should carefully review the privacy
policy of any third-party web site you visit
before using it or disclosing your Personal
Information to its provider.
About Children's Privacy?
Thirteen. The CafePress.com Services are intended
for users ages 13 and older. Accordingly,
we will not knowingly collect or use any Personal
Information from children that we know to
be under the age of 13. In addition, we will
delete any information in our database that
we know originates from a child under the
age of 13.
to Seventeen. Prospective users between the
ages of 13 and 17 can only use the CafePress.com
Services under their parents' or legal guardian's
supervision. If you are between the ages of
13 and 17, you, your parent, or your legal
guardian may request that we delete any of
your Personal Information in our database
and/or opt-out from receiving communications
from us. If you wish to do so, please contact
us at the email address provided below.
I "Opt Out" From Receiving Communications?
provide you the opportunity to opt-out of
having your personally identifiable information
used for certain purposes, when we ask for
this information. For example, if you purchase
a product/service but do not wish to receive
any additional marketing material from us,
you can indicate your preference on our order
you no longer wish to receive our newsletter
and promotional communications, you may opt-out
of receiving them by following the instructions
included in each newsletter or communication
or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We also offer you an opportunity to opt-out
of certain communications through your account
management screen. If you need assistance
you may contact us at email@example.com;
Customer Service; or via mail sent to 950
Tower Lane, Suite 600, Foster City, CA 94404.
will be notified when your Personal Information
is collected by any third party that is not
our agent/service provider, so you can make
an informed choice as to whether or not to
share your information with that party.
is a licensee of the TRUSTe Privacy Program.
TRUSTe is an independent,
non-profit organization whose mission is to
build users' trust and confidence in the Internet
by promoting the use of fair information practices.
Because this Web Site wants to demonstrate
its commitment to your privacy, it has agreed
to disclose its information practices and
have its privacy practices reviewed for compliance
you have questions or concerns regarding this
statement, you should first contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you do not receive acknowledgement of your
inquiry or your inquiry has not been satisfactorily
addressed, you should contact TRUSTe at TRUSTe
WATCHDOG. TRUSTe will then serve as a liaison
with us to resolve your concerns.