Information Collected from Users
The Write Stuff collects the email address of Users that email a question or comment to The Write Stuff or submit a customer review.
The Write Stuff collects the billing and shipping addresses, including relevant e-mail, phone and credit card numbers and expiration dates of Users who purchase a product from The Write Stuff through the Site. This includes Users who register to become The Write Stuff members, or those Users who enter any The Write Stuff contests or other promotional features available on the Site.
Through the use of “cookies” (For more information regarding Cookies, see below), The Write Stuff may collect and store anonymous information relating to Users’ browsing patterns, including, for instance, the User’s browser version, site referral information, IP address, operating system, and other technical Site use information.
The Site uses a feature of Internet Web browsers called a Cookie, which is a file that a User’s Web browser places on a User’s computer’s hard drive, to assign an identification code to the computer and to collect anonymous browsing information. On this Site, cookies are used in conjunction with session variables to track a User’s shopping cart and expire as soon as an order is completed or if a shopping cart sits idle for a lengthy period without being checked-out.
You may set your Internet Web browser to notify you when you receive a cookie or to prevent cookies from being sent. If you prevent a cookie from being sent, you may limit the functionality The Write Stuff can provide you when you visit the Site, especially when purchasing an item on the Site.
Use of Information
The Write Stuff uses the Information collected from its Users to:
Respond to Users’ questions or comments; Administer a User’s contest entry or entry in other promotional feature; Fulfill a User’s purchase request and notify Users of their order status; Provide Users with important functionality changes to the Site, new write-stuff.com services and special offers from The Write Stuff and reputable third parties that we think you will find valuable; and Mail a The Write Stuff or third party catalog to you.
Updating or Deleting User Information
The Write Stuff offers Users who have provided Information to The Write Stuff an opportunity to review the Information provided to update or correct any errors. Users also can delete any Information provided to The Write Stuff or make choices about whether to receive special offers from The Write Stuff or any of our friends. To update or delete Information previously provided or to have your name removed from any mailing lists or other promotional distribution lists, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will take care of your request for you.
Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
The Write Stuff may disclose information about our Users to others if we have a good faith belief that we are required to do so by law or legal process, to respond to claims, or to protect the rights, property or safety of The Write Stuff or others. The Write Stuff may disclose Information to a third party in the event that another company acquires The Write Stuff or part of its assets.
From time to time, The Write Stuff may share your Information with other companies in order to provide you with a special offer or promotion that we think you will find valuable. Unless you specifically tell us that you do not want to receive these special offers, we may share your Information.
Option to Limit Sharing with Third Parties
The Write Stuff understands that Users do not want spam or junk mail. We only share your Information with reputable companies who provide products or services that we believe interest our customers.
If you would like to stop the sharing of anonymous user data for advertising with third parties, click HERE to learn about opt out options from the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI).
Linked Internet Web Sites
The Site may provide hyperlinks, which are highlighted words or pictures within a hypertext document that, when clicked, take you to another place within the document, to another document altogether, or may take you to a third party website not controlled by The Write Stuff. These hyperlinked third party websites may collect and disclose Information different than this Site. The Write Stuff is not responsible for the collection, use, or disclosure of information collected through these web sites, and The Write Stuff expressly disclaims any and all liability related to such collection, use, or disclosure.
The Write Stuff Site is not directed towards children under 13 years of age and The Write Stuff does not knowingly collect any information from children under 13 years of age through the Site.
This Site has security measures to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the Information under our control, including credit card information that is submitted to The Write Stuff. When Users place orders or access their account information, the Site uses secure server software (SSL), which encrypts all information Users’ input before it is sent to us. In addition, we do not store User’s credit card numbers in their online accounts so if someone obtains your account log in information, they will not be able to view a User’s credit card number.
Sale or Acquisition
In the event that another company acquires The Write Stuff or all or part of its assets, we reserve the right to include Information among the assets transferred to the acquiring company.
Applicable Law/International Issues
Information that is submitted to this Site will be collected, processed, stored, disclosed and disposed of in accordance with applicable U.S. law. If you are a non-U.S. User, you acknowledge and agree that we may collect and use your Information, as discussed above, outside your resident jurisdiction. In addition, such Information may be stored on servers located outside your resident jurisdiction. U.S. law may not provide the degree of protection for Information that is available in other countries.
The Write Stuff
PO Box 217
Elburn, IL 60119
(800)871-8546 (toll free)
Amended: April 2021