Privacy and Security Policy
TheCloseoutBoutique.com has created this Privacy and Security Policy in order to protect the privacy of our visitors and registered users. This Privacy and Security Policy governs TheCloseoutBoutique.com’s information gathering, use, and dissemination practices through the website: www.TheCloseoutBoutique.com ("Website"), as well as any affiliated websites. TheCloseoutBoutique.com does not rent or sell your personally identifiable information for third-party marketing or solicitation purposes.
What personal information is collected?
As detailed below, TheCloseoutBoutique.com collects certain information from visitors/guests and registered users of the Website. The Website uses personalization and order forms for customers to request products and services. During personalization, order submission, and order fulfillment, TheCloseoutBoutique.com collects the customer's personally identifiable information, e.g. names, addresses, phone numbers, email address, credit card numbers, (herein referred to as "PII").
Additional information may be collected if you choose to (1) join our newsletter email list; (2) register and/or create an account; (3) participate in the customer loyalty rewards program; or (4) participate in the customer review posting program, including: name, date of birth, email address, city, state/province, country, password, password hints, product review information and other information related to purchases from, and experiences with TheCloseoutBoutique.com.
Third-Party Web Beacons
TheCloseoutBoutique.com collects some computer information to enhance its product/service offerings and personally tailored marketing, such as computer configuration; Internet Protocol address; the URL of the website that sent you to TheCloseoutBoutique.com’s website; the URL of the website that you went to after leaving TheCloseoutBoutique.com’s Website; and/or search terms that you use or that directed you to our website. In addition, when you visit our website a "cookie" may be placed on your computer that collects information to enhance and personalize TheCloseoutBoutique.com’s offerings and promotions, and to deliver direct personalized marketing from TheCloseoutBoutique.com.
We also use third-party web beacons from Google to help analyze where visitors go and what they do while visiting our website. Google may also use anonymous information about your visits to this and other websites in order to improve its products and services and provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by Google, click here.
How is the information shared?
TheCloseoutBoutique.com is not in the business of selling our visitor’s and customer’s information and does not rent or sell your information for third-party marketing or solicitation purposes. TheCloseoutBoutique.com may share PII with its business partners and affiliates, as part of TheCloseoutBoutique.com’s marketing, promotion, sale and fulfillment of its products and services. Customer reviews may be published on the Website, viewable by both registered users and visitors and are subject to the Customer Review Policy.
TheCloseoutBoutique.com also may collect or share, sell and use information in aggregate form, but such information will not include PII. Last, TheCloseoutBoutique.com may need to disclose PII to government or law enforcement authorities as required by law. Under such circumstances, we will disclose the information upon a good faith belief that is necessary to comply with the order, request, form of legal process, or otherwise defend or exercise TheCloseoutBoutique.com’s rights.
We may share your personally identifiable information, including your name, address, email address, as well as a record of any transactions you conduct on our website or offline with us with a third-party advertising partner and its service providers in order to deliver to you banner advertisements and other advertising tailored to your interests when you visit certain websites. Our advertising partner and its service provider are contractually required to make the data we provide anonymous. To learn more about the use of this information or to choose not to have this information used by a third-party advertising partner, you may opt out by sending an email to Support@TheCloseoutBoutique.com.
How does TheCloseoutBoutique.com protect information collected?
Our website operates with a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate provided by GeoTrust, an industry leader in online security. The information exchanged during checkout is encrypted using this SSL protocol. To review details of our relationship with GeoTrust, click the GeoTrust logo found at the bottom of any TheCloseoutBoutique.com page.
Your TheCloseoutBoutique.com account is password protected. You are responsible for protecting the security of your login information, and TheCloseoutBoutique.com cannot protect or secure any information that you send to other users of the Website. Please note that links to third-party websites are not governed by this Privacy and Security Policy, and their practices may differ from those stated in this Privacy and Security Policy. TheCloseoutBoutique.com does not endorse, sponsor or represent these third-party websites. It is your sole responsibility to review and understand the privacy policies of these third-parties before submitting any personal information.
How are my saved Credit Cards and payment information kept secure?
TheCloseoutBoutique.com uses Payment Tokenization from CyberSource to process and store customers' sensitive payment information. Customers’ payment information is securely stored in CyberSource data centers, which are operated by Visa Inc, greatly simplifying our compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) as well as the payments process for returning customers and guests. No saved Credit Cards or payment information is ever saved or stored on TheCloseoutBoutique.com’s website or servers.
We use an outside shipping company to ship orders, and a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes beyond filling your order.
If we decide to change our Privacy and Security Policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our homepage.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should contact customer service at support@TheCloseoutBoutique.com.com.
How can I change my Personally Identifiable Information?
All registered users can access their profile by visiting My Account, and edit their profile at any time. To unsubscribe from our mailing list click the unsubscribe link that is present in all mail messages sent to you or you can email us at Support@TheCloseoutBoutique.com with the subject line 'unsubscribe' and we will remove you from the mailing list.
Will we update this Privacy and Security Policy?
TheCloseoutBoutique.com reserves the right to update, modify or alter this Privacy and Security Policy at any time without prior notice. If the Privacy and Security Policy is changed, we may send a notice to the email address provided during the registration process. It is your responsibility to review the Privacy and Security Policy regularly to be familiar with its terms.
Questions or Contact TheCloseoutBoutique.com:
This Privacy and Security Policy is intended to comply with the privacy and information security laws of the United States and Canada, including the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). If you have any questions about this Privacy and Security Policy, the practices of this website, or your dealings with this website, please contact us Mon – Fri, 9AM – 5PM EST at 855-652-9429 or Support@TheCloseoutBoutique.com.