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This is a privacy policy for http://www.theodorepayne.org. This policy is effective from 01st of March 2006


Contact Information

Our homepage on the Internet is located at http://www.theodorepayne.org

Theodore Payne Foundation 10459 Tuxford Street Sun Valley, California 91352 United States

You may contact us by e-mail at info@theodorepayne.org You may contact us by phone on (818) 768-1802

The Theodore Payne Foundation values the users of our web site (the "Web Site") and the services offered on it (the "theodorepayne.org 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 theodorepayne.org services. Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have implemented this Privacy Policy to inform you of the information that we collect from you, how we collect this information, and what we do with it after we collect it. By using the theodorepayne.org Web Site you are accepting the practices described in this policy. If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: info@theodorepayne.org

Does the TheodorePayne.org Ever Make Changes to its Privacy Policy?

We may make changes to the Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you posting a notice on the home page of the Web Site, or, through the use of cookies, informing you when you first sign on to the Web Site after we have made changes. If you receive notification of a change in our Privacy Policy, you must review the new Privacy Policy carefully 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 to "accept".

What Types of Information Does TheodorePayne.org Collect From Me?

Personal 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, and credit card number. We do not store your credit card information on our server, this information is given directly to our credit card vendor (CyberSource). Our vendor, does provide us with daily and monthly statements with does include name and billing address, the transaction amount and the last four digits of the card used. These reports are stored with our other financial documents in a secure location.

Non-Personal Information. We also collect "non-personal" information from you, such as your browser type and operating system. This information ("Non-Personal Information") cannot be easily used to personally identify you.

How and When Does TheodorePayne.org Collect This Information?

Providing Information to Us. We collect Personal Information from you when you provide it to us. For example, if you purchase a product, we may collect your name, mailing address, telephone number, credit card number, and email address to process the transaction. If you sign up to receive a newsletter, we will collect your email address.

Communications With Us. If you communicate with us regarding the Web Site or the TheodorePayne.org Services, we will collect any information that you provide to us in any such communication.

Analytic and Reporting Technologies. Like the operators of most web sites, we may 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 theodorepayne.org Services are accessed.

How Does TheodorePayne.org Use My Information?

Personal Information. We use Personal Information primarily for filling and shipping the products that you order, and providing customer support. Similarly, if you sign up to receive a TheodorePayne.org newsletter, we will use the email address you provide to send you the newsletters.

Non-Personal Information. We use non-personal information to track your use of the Web Site and the TheodorePayne.org Services and for other internal purposes, particularly providing, maintaining, evaluating, and improving the TheodorePayne.org Services and the Web Site.

When Will TheodorePayne.org Disclose My Information to Third Parties?

Generally 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:

Disclosure 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).

Disclosure to Third-Party Service Providers. We may contract with various third parties who help us provide and maintain the Web Site or the TheodorePayne.org Services. For example, we use a third-party to process payments (CyberSource) made to us and a third party (USPS) to deliver your purchases. 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.

Disclosure of Non-Personal Information. We will disclose Non-Personal Information, in aggregate form, to potential strategic partners, board members, and others. You may not "opt out" of the sharing of this information. However, it cannot be easily used to identify you personally.

What About Cookies?

A cookie is a message that is sent to your computer from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. Most web sites use cookies. We use cookies to track your use of the Web Site and the TheodorePayne.org Services, provide you with a more personalized user experience, and to allow you to sign in and/or purchase products from our store. We may also use cookies to ensure that you have been notified of and agreed to the then-current version of the Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, and any other agreements and policies relating to your use of the Web Site or the TheodorePayne.org Services. Cookies used by TheodorePayne.org are not linked to Personal Information.

Does TheodorePayne.org Protect My Personal Information?

Personal 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.

How Can I Review and Make Changes to My Personal Information?

You have complete control of your Personal Information. You may log on the store account setting and edit/change any of the entries. If you have forgotten your password, username, email address to access your account, email us at info@theodorepayne.org and it will be provided in a timely fashion. For your protection, you will be required to provide proof of your identity to obtain access or remove your Personal Information. If you would like to deactivate or terminate your account you can also contact info@theodorepayne.org

Security

The 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).

We 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.

Does This Privacy Policy Apply When I Access Third Party Web Sites?

You may be able to access third-party web sites directly from the Web Site. This Privacy Policy 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.

What About Children's Privacy?

It is possible that a children might enter Personal Information on Theodore Payne Foundation's website by creating an account or subscribing to our newsletter. We can not control who accesses our website or whether they do so under their parents' or legal guardian's supervision. If you are under the age of 18, 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.

Can I "Opt Out" From Receiving Communications From TheodorePayne.org?

If 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 info@theodorepayne.org. If you need assistance you may contact us at info@theodorepayne.org or via mail sent to: Theodore Payne Foundation, 10459 Tuxford Street, Sun Valley, California 91352 United States

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