McTee's Gifts Privacy Policy

Last Updated 09/20/2002

This web site is owned and operated by "McTees, Inc."

We have developed the following Privacy Policy for visitors to our web site.

Information Collection and Use

McTees is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. McTees collects information from our users at several different points on our website.

Registration

If a user wishes to subscribe to our newsletter, a user must first complete a registration form. During registration a user is required to give a certain amount of information, such as name and email address. This information is used to contact the user about the services on our site for which they have expressed interest or to deliver the material that the user has requested. It is optional for the user to provide more detailed information , but encouraged so we can provide a more valuable experience on our site.

Order

We request information from the user on our order form. Here a user must provide contact information and billing information. This information is to fill customers orders. If we have trouble processing an order, this contact information is used to get in touch with the user.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site. Cookies enable us to learn more about our users' experiences on our web site, and helps us to enhance the experience on our site.

Log Files

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Sharing

We will share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

Links

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that McTees is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

Surveys & Contests

From time-to-time our site requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site. Survey information may also be used for other marketing activities or product development and improvement.

Security

This website takes every precaution to protect our users' information. We do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. All of our users' information is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific task are granted access to personally identifiable information. Finally, the servers that we store personally identifiable information on are kept in a secure environment. If you have any questions about the security at our website, you can send an email to webmaster@mctees.com.

Special Offers

We send all new members a welcoming email to verify their e-mail address. In addition to the newsletter they have requested, established members will occasionally receive information on products, services, special deals, providing they have specifically agreed to receive this material. Out of respect for the privacy of our users we present the option to not receive these types of communications. Please see our choice and opt-out below.

Site and Service Updates

We also send the user site and service announcement updates. Members are not able to un-subscribe from service announcements, which contain important information about the service. We communicate with the user to provide requested services and in regards to issues relating to their account via email.

Choice/Opt-out

Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter or promotional materials may opt-out of receiving these communications by visiting the following web page: http://www.mctees.com/newsletter/remove.html

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our site so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this web site, you can contact us via email at: webmaster@mctees.com