What information is collected by Culture Factory USA and how is this information used?
We automatically collect and store the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet; the date and time you access one of our sites; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site. We use this information to measure the number of visitors to our site, address our users' preferences and to attract new users, and, in some instances, to properly credit third-parties who refer users to our site.
In addition to the information we automatically collect any time a user visits our site, we also ask users to voluntarily provide certain information so that users can take full advantage of the services and features offered at our site. Users of our site are often able to enter contests and sign up to receive electronic newsletters. To provide these services to our users, we generally request that the user provide no more than a name and an email address. We do not require any of our users to disclose more information than is reasonably necessary to participate in an activity as a condition of participation. We use the information collected to distribute the requested newsletter or other content, to notify contest winners, to enable password protected access to certain services and sections within our site, and to provide whatever other service the user has authorized in providing the contact information.
To make a purchase at our site, users are asked to provide their name, email address, mailing address, credit card number and credit card expiration date. Once entered, this information is usually saved by the site. When you choose to make future purchases through our site, this information automatically appears in the appropriate spaces on the web page within the site for placing orders.
What Information does Culture Factory USA store about my visit?
Culture Factory USA or any of its third party affiliates, may during the course of your visit to our site, store "cookies" on your computer. Cookies are small pieces of information that an internet website can put on your computer to help track information about your visit. You may stop or restrict the placement of cookies on your computer by adjusting the preferences of your web browser.
Does Culture Factory USA disclose this information to anyone?
We use third-party service providers to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet and sometimes on this site. They may collect anonymous information about your visits to our Web site, and your interaction with our products and services. They may also use information about your visits to this and other Web sites to target advertisements for goods and services. This anonymous information is collected through the use of a pixel tag, cookies or web beacons. No personally identifiable information is collected or used in this process. They do not know the name, phone number, address, email address, or any personally identifying information about the user.
How does Culture Factory USA protect this information?
All transmissions of personal user information are through Culture Factory USA ’s secure computer servers which run authentication and data encryption software. Access to registered users' accounts on our site is password protected.
How do we handle individually identifiable information collected from children under the age of 13 years old?
In general, Culture Factory USA is comprised of general interest/audience sites and is not directed at children under the age of 13. It is Culture Factory USA ’s policy to refrain from knowingly collecting personally identifying information from children 12 or under and to actively discourage children from providing such information at points of collection.
We recognize that ensuring the privacy of our buyers and sellers online is crucial to the Culture Factory USA experience and we want to assure our users that we are committed to protecting your privacy online.
Because we serve as a link between Culture Factory USA buyers and sellers, we need to ask each user for some personal information before our users can buy or sell items listed in Culture Factory USA. We also use some of the information to help us understand how the site is used so that we can customize our content to your tastes and preferences.
Please read the following policy to understand how your personal information will be treated as you make full use of our Web site. This policy may change from time to time so please check back periodically.
What information do we collect?
Will Culture Factory USA disclose the information it collects to outside parties?
Culture Factory USA does not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others. Culture Factory USA may provide aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns and related site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will include no personally identifiable information. Culture Factory USA may release account information when we believe, in good faith, that such release is reasonably necessary to (i) comply with the law, (ii) enforce or apply the terms of any of our user agreements, or (iii) protect the rights, property, or safety of GEMM, our users, or others.
What are "cookies" and how do we use them?
A "cookie" is a small piece of information that a website stores on your computer to allow it to distinguish it from others. It's used in conjunction with data stored on the Culture Factory USA server. It's needed by Culture Factory USA to preserve the continuity of your session so that you can for instance place & keep items in a shopping cart without having to log in for each item. Cookies are also used by Culture Factory USA to know which affiliate to reward for introducing you to us. Cookies also might be used to allow you or the Culture Factory USA system to customize the content to your personal preferences.
Culture Factory USA uses cookie information only for the above purposes. It does not share cookie information with other websites or businesses. In other words, the Culture Factory USA cookie can't be used by any other company to build a larger scale profile of your browsing & buying habits.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that. You can still search for music in Culture Factory USA with cookies turned off, but features such as the Shopping Cart and My Account may not save your session data if cookies are disabled.