Here are the types of information we gather:
What You Send Us
Any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way is stored by us. That information allows you to take advantage of many of our features. You can choose to not provide us with that information if you wish. However, please note that this information is used for responding to your requests, customizing future shopping for you, improving our store, and communicating with you.
Whenever you interact with us we store information. Like many websites, we use "cookies," and we obtain certain types of information when your Web browser accesses Caseit.com. A number of companies offer utilities designed to help you visit websites anonymously. However, if we cannot recognize you, we will not be able to provide you with a personalized experience at Caseit.com.
Other sources We might receive information about you from other sources and add it to our account information.
Case•It websites may use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"), as well as its own customized analytics software to evaluate the use of the Case•It site. These analytics may place third party cookie on your computer that is then used to compile reports of visitor traffic and internet usage. Google analytics does not have a database of individual profiles for each visitor and only collects aggregate data.
The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to disable, prevent and notify about cookies. You can stop your browser from accepting new cookies, as well as alert you to any new cookies. However, cookies allow you to take full advantage of some of the coolest features on www.Caseit.com and we recommend that you leave them turned on.
Here is what we gather information for:
Enrolling in Case•It subscription mailing list or informational list may require a customer to provide certain personal information and enter into a separate agreement. Nothing herein is intended to modify the terms in any separate subscriber agreement.
Purchasing a product will often require the input of personal information. This information will be used by Case•It or its affiliates to contact the customer about Case•It products and services, including product updates and associated promotional material. This information may also be used as collated general demographic information to improve Case•It's products and services.
Case•It uses log files comprising of non-personally identifiable information to analyze trends, administer the site, track movements throughout the site, calculate the number of document and file downloads, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
We received a confirmation when you open e-mail from Caseit.com if your computer supports such capabilities. We also may use this information to compare and assess our customer lists in an effort to avoid sending unnecessary messages to users.
Case•It will share aggregated demographic and other information with our partners and affiliates. Information provided to Case•It will be protected by Case•It and not sold or rented to any unrelated third parties without the express consent of the information provider, except that Case•It may disclose data to its affiliates and business partners who have established similar privacy standards, when legally obligated to do so, or if disclosure is required to protect the rights over Case•It BMI, Case•It BMI's customers, or the users of Case•It BMI's services. Case•It may also share aggregate demographic data that does not contain any personally identifiable information.
The Case•It website contains links to external websites which are outside the scope of this privacy statement. Case•It is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites and does not control the accuracy of information displayed by such websites.
Social Tools and Mobile Applications
Personal information submitted or shared through digital and social media tools including a forum, bulletin board, personal profile, testimonial, Facebook, Twitter, chat room, survey, order form or mobile or web-based application operated by Case•It may be collected, used, and read by third parties, including other users. Case•It is not responsible for any information submitted through these services. We occasionally request information from customers via surveys and order forms. Participation in these customer surveys and order requests is voluntary. Survey information is used to improve this web site and our services and products.
Case•It protects information both online and off-line. The transmission of information, including any payment information, is encrypted and protected using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). Stored customer information is kept in a secure environment where access is restricted to employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example billing administration or the development team). Employees are required to use password-protected screen-savers and keep their computers up-to-date.
Here is who Case•It shares information with:
We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. They have access to personal information needed to perform their functions but may not use it for other purposes. 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.
Law Enforcement and Creditors
Here's what else you should know about privacy?
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 my information?
As noted above in "Security," we work to protect your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software. Only five digits of your credit card number are revealed when printing an order confirmation. Of course, we transmit the entire credit card number to the appropriate credit card company during order processing. It is your responsibility to protect against unauthorized access to your account and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.
What can I do to protect my privacy?
Site Seeing on the Internet http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/pubs/online/sitesee.htm
Can I opt-out of services at any time?
Customers may occasionally receive information on products, services, and special deals from Case•It or may receive informational newsletters. Customers are given the opportunity to 'opt- out' of having information used for purposes not directly related to the Case•It service at the point where the information is requested. Customers may also elect not to receive additional promotional communications using the opt-out link provided in each promotional email or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Customers may not opt-out of receiving service announcement updates as they contain important security information about the services.
How are children protected on the site?
Case•It does not sell products for purchase by children under the age of 18. We sell children's products for purchase by adults. If you are under 18 and over the age of 13, you may use Caseit.com only with the involvement of a parent or guardian but you may not make purchases or enter contests, sweepstakes or respond to promotions without a parent or guardian's involvement.
Case•It reserves the right to amend this privacy statement at any time. Any amendment will be made by posting the changes to the website. Customers must check the website periodically to be aware of any changes to the privacy statement. Your continued use of the website or Case•It product or service constitutes your acceptance of those changes.
Am I protected from copyright infringement?
Case•It respects the intellectual property of others.
If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and is accessible on this site, you may notify our copyright agent as set forth in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA). For your complaint to be valid under the DMCA, you must provide the following information when providing notice of the claimed copyright infringement:
* A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed.
* Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of the infringing activity and that is to be removed.
* Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address.
* A statement that the complaining party "in good faith believes that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or law".
* A statement that the "information in the notification is accurate", and "under penalty of perjury, the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed".