What Personal Information About You Does Directed Collect?
The information we learn from customers helps us personalize and continually improve your shopping experience. Here are the types of information we gather.
Information You Give Us: We receive and store any information you enter on this Website or give us in any other way. This information includes demographic information and contact information such as names, addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers and email addresses. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features or conduct transactions.
The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. However, cookies allow you to take full advantage of some of our Website’s features, and we recommend that you leave them turned on. Directed uses one or more companies to place advertisements for our products and services and those of third parties on our Site and third-party sites. Cookies and other technologies such as Web beacons or tags are used to measure the effectiveness of our ads and to determine the display of content and advertising to you based on your interests both on our site , as well as on third-party sites where you may visit. To support this interest based advertising solution, we, and companies who we have contracted with, may use anonymous information about your visits to our and other Web sites. The information collected and used by this process is always anonymous, and does not enable any third-party to identify you individually.
How is Collected Information Used?
We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, fulfilling your orders, customizing future shopping for you, improving our stores, and communicating with you.
Does Directed Share Information?
Directed is not in the business of selling your information to others. We share customer information only as described herein. We have controls that either are subject to this Privacy Notice or follow practices at least as protective as those described in this Privacy Notice.
How Do I Grant Consent?
- Affiliated Businesses We Do Not Control: For certain transactions we work closely with our affiliated businesses to package, ship and fulfill your order. In other cases, we operate stores, provide services, or sell product lines jointly with these businesses. We may share customer information related to those transactions with third parties.
- Agents: We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. 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), measuring the effectiveness of our ads, determining the display of content, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. They have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes not described herein.
- Promotional Offers: Sometimes we send offers to selected groups of customers on behalf of other businesses. When we do this, we do not give that business your name and address. If you do not want to receive such offers you can let us know by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What About Children?
It is Directed’s intention that our Website be use only by adults. Directed does not sell products for purchase by children. If you are under 18, you may use the Website only with the involvement of a parent or guardian. Directed does not knowingly send direct mailings to anyone under the age of 16.
What About Other Policies and Revisions?