This policy describes how we collect information at this
website (www.hobbytown.com) and what we use it for. On this page, Hobby Town
Unlimited, Inc., which does business as HobbyTown® and HobbyTown USA®, will be
referred to as “we” or “us” and the user of this site will be referred to as
Information you give
us. If you tell us your name, where you live, your email address or phone
number by filling out a form or sending us an e-mail, we collect that
collect about all visitors. Everybody who visits our site is actually
telling their browser to ask us to send them our information. That’s how the
World Wide Web works. Typing in our address or clicking a link to our site
starts your request. That request tells us the numerical IP address of the
computer or network that asked for the information and what information is
being requested. Your request may also tell us information about your computer,
operating system, and web browser. We may also learn what web page brought you
to us, what pages you visit, and what link you clicked to leave our site.
We do the things you
ask. Obviously, if you want us to do something with your information, we
will. If you ask for e-mail, we send it.
If you tell us where to ship something, we will print out a label with your
address and ship your purchase to you. If you ask us to call you, we will dial
your phone number. If you put something on your “WANT” list, our site will post
it to your Facebook page.
We try to make your
experience better. We offer a “shopping cart” for your convenience, we try
to identify the things you might be interested in and show them to you, and we
remember your preferences for using the web site.
We try to improve our
business. We look at “analytics,” which are reports about how the web site
is being used. An outside company that helps us with our web site may assist
us. We do not identify individual customers
in this process. Instead, we look at
statistics about where customers are located, how they are using the site, what
pages and products they are viewing, and how long they stay. We use this
information to make our products, and our web site, more attractive to
We may offer you
additional products or services. We may contact you with information about
our products or our company that we think may interest you, using the contact
information you have provided. We don’t want to waste your time or bother you,
so if you tell us you don’t want to receive such information, we will do
everything we reasonably can to stop further efforts to reach you. You may
contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will process your request. Please
give us a few days to make sure we take care of all the details.
We turn over
information when we are legally required to do so. If a law, a judge or a
government body requires that we provide information we have collected, and we
determine we are obligated to provide it, we will turn the information over. In
unusual cases, we may provide information to others if we reasonably expect to
help prevent fraud or harm by doing so.
Our site uses “cookies.” A cookie is a small computer file
our website sends to your computer. That file connects your computer with
information we have stored about your interaction with us. For example, your
preferences about viewing our website, the contents of your shopping cart, or
your login information may be identified by the cookie stored on your computer.
A “flash cookie” is a similar file stored by the Flash program on your
computer. It may store information related to multimedia playback, such as the
volume you prefer when watching videos. You can tell your browser not to accept
cookies, or to notify you when you get cookies. Please understand that doing so
may prevent certain features of our website from operating as we intended.
We do not sell or rent your information to other people. We
do not share it with other companies who are going to try to sell you stuff.
The people and companies who help us with our website may have access to
information we collect, but we ask them not to provide that information or
access it for any purpose other than making our website work.
We use industry-standard technology to protect your
information from unauthorized disclosure.
We ask our employees and the people and companies who help us to do the
We do not collect your financial information. You pay for
purchases from our website through PayPal, which is a separate company, not
related to us in any way. PayPal tells us only who paid us, how much, and when.
“Do not track” is a new feature of some browsers. The authorities
that run the World Wide Web have not yet agreed on what that feature should do.
Currently our site does not respond to the “do not track” setting in your
browser. We do not, however, track your activities on websites other than
We do not intend to collect, nor do we knowingly keep,
personally identifying information for children under 13 years of age. If we
learn a child under 13 years of age has given us personally identifying
information, we will do everything we reasonably can to delete such
information, and we will not use that information for any purpose. If you
believe a child under 13 has provided us personally identifiable information,
contact us at email@example.com so we may delete the information.
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