The Boys Depot's Privacy Policy 


The Boys Depot is committed to respecting the privacy rights of our customers and all visitors to our web site. We take this matter very seriously, and have instituted many policies and procedures to insure that none of your privacy rights as stated herein are ever violated. The following outlines The Boys Depot's privacy policy and details the measures we have taken to safeguard and protect your privacy, while providing you with a unique and rewarding online shopping experience. By visiting The Boys Depot, you are agreeing to the policies detailed below.


What if I communicate with The Boys Depot electronically?

When you send an email to The Boys Depot, or visit the web site, you are communicating with us electronically. When you send an email to The Boys Depot, you consent to receive communications from us electronically in response. Please note that this does not constitute opting in to our email or direct mail lists. The Boys Depot may communicate with you by email, by updating or posting notices on the web site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosure and other communications that you do electronically with The Boys Depot satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing. All communications with The Boys Depot become the property of The Boys Depot.


What information does The Boys Depot collect?

In order to serve you better, The Boys Depot collects and stores your personal information when you: (i) create an account on The Boys Depot; (ii) sign up to be notified of special deals like discounts and exclusive offers; or (iii) enter a contest or promotion on our site. An account is created when you make a purchase on The Boys Depot or register for an account on The Boys Depot. When creating an account, we ask you for your first and last name, your e-mail address, a password. If you are making a purchase, we will additionally ask you for your billing address, shipping address, and credit card information. Our system also may gather information about the areas you visit on our site as well as the IP address you use to connect to our site. We may use this data internally only for 2 reasons: 1) to personalize your experience on The Boys Depot and the marketing materials you receive from The Boys Depot and 2) to prevent fraud on your account. We would not share any of this data with any outside company other than perhaps consultants or service providers of The Boys Depot who were assisting The Boys Depot in serving you better. Of course, to the extent that we would ever share any of that information with a consultant or service provider, we would only do so if that party agreed to protect your private information by adopting a privacy policy at least as stringent as our own. We do use navigational information both in the aggregate and on an individual basis to understand how our visitors use The Boys Depot so that we can make our site better. We do not keep track of where you go on the World Wide Web.


What does The Boys Depot do with this personal information?

Your information is used to process your orders and personalize your shopping experience on theboysdepot.com for internal purposes and to comply with any legal requirements. By storing your personal information on a secure server, The Boys Depot is able to shorten your checkout process and allow you to check your order status online. At The Boys Depot, we also review what kinds of products appeal most to our customers as a group. This statistical information helps us improve our offering in the same way that other companies change their catalog based on what sells best. We may also use information about the kinds of products you buy from The Boys Depot to make other marketing offers to you. Of course, you always have the option to opt-out from receiving such offers (for instructions on how to opt-out, please see below).


Does The Boys Depot share any information it collects with outside parties?

No, we do not share any information to outside third parties. . We may use your purchase information about the products you buy from Mobileation, Inc. to make other marketing offers to you. Of course, you always have the option to opt-out from receiving such offers (for instructions on how to opt-out, please see below).


How does The Boys Depot safeguard my personal information?

The Boys Depot has implemented a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of employees who have special access rights. When you place orders or access your personal information, we offer the use of a secure server. All sensitive/credit information supplied by you is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and securely stored in The Boys Depot's database.


How does The Boys Depot use my e-mail address?

Your e-mail address is used to create and identify your account on theboysdepot.com store. Your e-mail address is also used by The Boys Depot to correspond with you about any orders that you may place or to notify you with the results of any contests you may have entered. We may also use your e-mail address to notify you about important functionality changes to the Web site, new services and special offers and promotions we think you'll find valuable. If you would rather not receive this information, or would like to opt-out of receiving e-mail of this kind, simply click on the "Unsubscribe" link that appears at the bottom of any email and follow the simple instructions to have your email address removed from the list of customers who receive notices of new functionality, services, special offers and promotions.


Does The Boys Depot use "cookies"?

A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web site that is saved on your hard disk by your computer's browser. The cookie holds information a site may need to personalize your experience and to gather web site statistical data, such as which pages are visited, the internet provider's domain name and country that our visitors come from (e.g. "aol.com" or "msn.com") and the addresses of the sites visited immediately before coming to and immediately after leaving theboysdepot.com. However, none of this information is associated with you as an individual. It is measured anonymously and only in the aggregate. The information in the cookies lets us trace your "clickstream" activity (i.e., the paths take by visitors to our site as they move from page to page). Cookies do not capture your individual email address or any private information about you. To browse without cookies, you can configure your browser to reject all cookies, or to notify you when a cookie is set. Each browser is different so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. Even without accepting a cookie, you can still access most of the features on theboysdepot.com.


How can you remove your name from our direct mail or email list?

To have your email address removed from our list of addresses that receive information about new products, service, sales and promotions, simply click on the "Unsubscribe" link that appears at the bottom of any email and follow the simple instructions.


How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information?

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by calling toll free 1-877-744-7833. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information. You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.


Our Commitment To Children's Privacy

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.


Your Consent

You acknowledge that this privacy policy is part of the terms of service and you agree that using this site signifies your assent to The Boys Depot's privacy policy. The Boys Depot reserves the right to change the terms of service, including this privacy policy, at any time, without advanced notice. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.


Tell us what you think

If you have any comments or questions about The Boys Depot's privacy statement, please e-mail us at tracy@theboysdepot.com (store owner)

The Boys Depot Contact Information: Mailing Address: (Mailing Address Only, not a store open to the public.) 13 Meadowbrook Lane, Thornbury, Ontario  Canada   1-877-744-7833

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1 2009


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