HOW WE COLLECT AND USE PERSONAL INFORMATION
How We Collect Personal Information
If at any time you provide a third party's Personal Information to us, whether in the form of a name, shipping address, photo, email address or other, you warrant that you have the permission of the person whose information you submit to share that information with us and you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Cotton and its affiliates and third-party service providers from and against any claims, liabilities, costs and expenses arising in connection with your sending or providing that information to us.
"Cookies" and other Tracking Technologies
As with many Web sites, we also may use other technology (e.g., web bugs, e-mail bugs, clear GIFs, web beacons and tracker GIFs) in our Sites and/or in our communications with you to enhance the functionality of our Sites and to make your activities at our Sites more convenient and efficient. These technologies may be used by us to store and collect information relating to your viewing and use of our Sites and our correspondence with you. We also may collect your IP (Internet Protocol) address and other publicly available information, such as Internet browser information, operating system information, dates and times of a particular users visit and/or click path taken through the site, lookup information, and information that may be publicly available in connection with an IP address such as general location of the user, business names and contact information, to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our Site and identify our users. This aggregate information provides statistics that we use to analyze, market and improve our Sites and business. We do not collect any Personal Information unless you voluntarily provide it.
How We Use Personal Information
We may provide Personal Information to third parties who provide services on our behalf. These parties may use the Personal Information solely in conjunction with the specific services they provide for us (e.g., data processing, fulfillment of an order, managing and enhancing customer data, responding to your question or comment, providing a promotional prize, deployment of a consumer survey, investigation of a complaint, etc.). Our service providers are obligated to protect your Personal Information. We may also provide third parties with aggregate statistics about traffic patterns, and related site information. This data reflects site usage patterns gathered during millions of customer visits to our Sites each month, but it does not contain behavioral, profile, or identifying information about any individual user. We also may transfer, sell or assign your personal information to third parties as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change in control, transfer of assets, reorganization or liquidation. We reserve the right to disclose any personal information as needed if such information is requested by law enforcement agencies or if we are required to do so by law, regulation, subpoena, court order or by a government entity. We also may disclose Personal Information to third parties in response to legal request such as court orders, subpoenas, and specific requests from law enforcement agencies, if we have reason to believe that disclosing such information is necessary to conduct investigations of possible breaches of law, to cooperate in any legal investigation, or to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be violating the Terms and Conditions.
Your California Privacy Rights
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
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YOUR CHOICES REGARDING USE OF THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
If you choose to write to us, please include your name, address and any contact information that you want removed from our promotional contacts list, including phone numbers, and e-mail addresses, and state one of the following:
• "NO MAIL OFFERS" (if you do not want to receive offers by mail);
• "NO PHONE OFFERS" (if you do not want to receive offers by telephone, including cell); or
• "NO PHONE OR MAIL OFFERS" (if you do not want to be contacted by either method).
If you opted in to a mobile messaging (e.g., SMS and MMS) offer but later decide you no longer wish to receive them, please follow the opt-out instructions included in the mobile message. If you receive any online newsletter or similar promotional e-mail communication from us, you will always have the option of replying and inserting "unsubscribe" in the subject line, by following the "Update Email Profile" link located in the website footer, or by emailing us your changed preferences at any one of our Sites. (If you use more than one e-mail address, then send your opt-out e-mail from, or ask to unsubscribe for, each of your e-mail addresses.). Your option not to receive promotional and marketing material will not preclude us from corresponding with you, by e-mail or otherwise, regarding your existing or past business relationships with us (e.g., any use of our services, fulfillment of a pending prize delivery, or responses to requests for information you pose to us either through use of the Sites or by other means), and will not preclude us from accessing and viewing your personal information in the course of maintaining and improving the Sites, our products or our services. Because customer lists generally are prepared well in advance of a communication, you may continue to receive some offers after you send us a request not to use your information for specified marketing purposes. We appreciate your patience and understanding in giving us time to implement your request.
INTERNATIONAL USERS AND MINORS
THIS SITE IS ONLY INTENDED FOR VIEWING IN THE UNITED STATES IF YOU ARE EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OR OLDER and not a minor in your state of residence. If you are not an intended user, kindly do not use or view this Site.
Cotton does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we learn that we have collected the personal information of a child under 13 we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible.
We control and operate the Sites from our offices in the United States of America. Cotton makes no representation that materials on the Sites are appropriate or available for use in other countries, and access to them from countries or territories where the Site content is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Site from locations outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. You may not use or export the materials in violation of U.S. or any other jurisdiction's export, re-export or import laws and regulations.
Cotton does not intend to conduct business via the Sites with users located in the European Economic Area and Switzerland (the "European Area"), and does not accept personal information transferred from the European Area for any purposes. If you are located in the European Area please do not submit any personal information to the Sites. Cotton expressly disclaims any liability in connection with any such transfer of personal information from the European Area and will delete any such personal information immediately upon discovery of the same.
Transfer of Data To the United States
The Sites are designed and targeted to users who reside in the United States and are governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of the United States. We make no representation that this Site is operated in accordance with the laws or regulations of, or governed by, other nations. By participating in our Site activities, you certify that you meet the age and other eligibility requirements for this Site as set forth in our Terms and Conditions of Use. If you are located outside of the United States, please be advised that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States and that by submitting information, you explicitly authorize its transfer. Children under the age of majority in any jurisdiction outside of the United States should not provide personal information without their parent's consent.
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