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ShopsILike.com takes the privacy of our customers and the security of their Personal Information very seriously.

Privacy and Security Statement

To Whom this Statement Applies

This Statement only applies to Shops I Like and shopsilike.com. This Statement does not apply to affiliated entities (stores) advertised on Shops I Like or to third parties.

Links to Other Sites (Stores)

We provide links to affiliated entities (stores) and on occasion to other sites we think you may enjoy. These sites operate independently of ShopsILike.com and have established their own privacy and security policies. For the best online experience, we encourage you to review these policies before submitting any Personal Information through these sites.

The Personal Information We Collect How It Is Gathered and Used

We collect only the Personal Information you voluntarily provide to us. "Personal Information" includes your name, username, email address and website information preferences. We do not share email addresses you provide when you use the Email-A-Friend features or when you contact us via email. We assume when you use Email-A-Friend features that you have the authority or have obtained the consent of the recipient of your message to provide us with his or her email address for the purpose of sending the message and any attached information through the automated system.

How We Use Your Personal Information

We use your Personal Information to respond to and fulfill your requests for Shops I Like services and to market our services, including sending you our email newsletters and specials offers and to improve our web site, customer service and store selections.

The Personal Information We Share and Who We Share It With

The companies with which we share Personal Information are contractually prohibited from using the information obtained from Shops I Like for any purpose other than that for which it was provided and are required to have appropriate safeguards in place to protect that information.

We may also sell, transfer or otherwise disclose Personal Information including but not limited to your name and Email address, in connection with a fundamental corporate change such as a merger, consolation, or the sale of all or substantially all of our assets. You will be notified in advance of any such changes and given the opportunity to opt out at that time.

How You Can Control the Use of Your Personal Information

We give you choices and control over the collection and use of your Personal Information. You can update your Personal Information or remove your email address from our email list at any time.

There are known methods that spammers can use to hide their identity by using other people's email address to send out emails. If you have any question about the genuineness of an email you receive that appears to be from Shops I Like, contact us and do not furnish personal information in response to the suspect email.

How You Can Control Email Communications You Receive From Us

You have the opportunity to choose to receive email communications such as our newsletter and/or special offers and change your mind at any time. If you choose not to sign up for this email service, we will send you only emails that relate to a specific service or in response to an email inquiry from you.

Other Types of Information We Gather, How it is Used and Use of Links and Cookies

We use technology to collect anonymous, non-Personal Information that indicates how our site is used by visitors. We use this information to improve our site, for example by enhancing pages or features that are visited frequently, and on occasion we may share this information with our affiliates or other third party companies to provide them with an indication of the amount of interest in our site for advertising purposes and to help us plan for technical improvements. This information will not identify you or any other user of our web site as an individual. We use links in our HTML-based emails to let us know which emails the recipients have opened. We use cookies to understand how our site visitors link to our site and what pages they view during their visit. Cookies also allow our affiliates to personalize your shopping experience and speed the check-out process. Your browser must be set to accept cookies to generate commissions which in turn generate donations.

How We Strive to Protect Personal Information

Shops I Like has implemented a variety of encryption and security technologies and procedures to protect information stored in our computer systems from unauthorized access. We also maintain procedural safeguards that restrict access to your Personal Information to employees (or people working on our behalf and under confidentiality agreements) who need to know your Personal Information in order to provide services that you request.

Consent to Transfer

This web site is operated in the United States. Please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using this web site and/or providing us with your Personal Information through this web site, you consent to this transfer.

Updates to this Statement

We will update this Statement from time to time to reflect changes in our business. If we change how we use your Personal Information or the purposes or entities for and to which we disclose your Personal Information we will post the policy change notification on our web site.

Questions about privacy may be directed to us by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it , by phone at 563-264-5252 or by letter at: Shops I Like, Privacy Director, 201 Ash Street, Muscatine, Iowa 52761, making sure to include your name and mailing address or telephone number so that we can contact you.

 

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