Thank you for visiting sperrytopsider.com and its related websites, including passionforthesea.com (collectively referred to herein as “sperrytopsider.com”), websites operated by Sperry Top-Sider’s e-commerce division, STS/ecom, Inc. Your privacy is important to us. We understand that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act responsibly. This policy explains how we collect information from you and how we use it.
What information does sperrytopsider.com collect?
When you purchase products from our website, we must collect your name, shipping address, billing address, telephone number, email address and credit card information so we can process your order. By providing us with the same information, you can register with us and create an account that will enable you to shop faster.
From time to time at sperrytopsider.com, you may be invited to enter contests or sweepstakes, request product information and communications, or participate in other website promotions. The personally identifiable information that may be collected may include your name, mailing address, email address, age, and/ or information about your interests in and use of various products, programs and services.
We also collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit our web pages such as the type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider.
Passionforthesea.com bloggers and other posters may also choose to provide or store personal information in their postings or other uploaded content, including such information as date of birth, interests, hobbies, schools, companies or other groups with which they are affiliated, personal statements or messages, videos and/or pictures. This information is provided at the user’s sole discretion.
How does sperrytopsider.com use the information?
For orders you place, we use the information we collect to process your order and to send you email messages to confirm or update you on your order.
We may use the information you provided to respond to your inquiries about our products, offerings, and services, and if you chose, to offer you other products, programs or services we think you will find valuable. However, you are always able to indicate that you do not wish to receive such information.
We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as to notify you when you have won one of our contests or respond to your customer service inquires or when we make changes to our web site or to fulfill a request by you for information about a product or store location.
We sometimes use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our site. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze site usage, as well as to improve our business.
In order to better serve you, we may combine information you provide to us online with other information from sperrytopsider.com sources or business partners or information that is publicly available.
We may also store and disclose personal information as allowed or required by applicable law, including making disclosures that are necessary or advisable to: (a) protect the rights, safety or property of users of our web site, the public, or sperrytopsider.com; and (b) conform to legal or regulatory requirements.
Does sperrytopsider.com share your information with outside parties?
We do not sell or rent personally identifiable information that visitors voluntarily provide to us. For the purpose of operating our business, we may transfer information to our service providers who use the information exclusively to conduct sperrytopsider.com business. For example, these service providers may administer our credit card processing or run an on-line promotion. Our service providers will use your information only to perform their services with us.
We may provide your information to our parent company, Collective Brands, Inc., and its wholly-owned companies and affiliates. We may also provide the information collected to other parties in a non-personally identifiable, aggregate form for reporting, marketing, or other uses.
Our website sometimes offers contests, sweepstakes, or promotions that are sponsored by or co-sponsored with identified third parties. By virtue of their sponsorship, these third parties may obtain personally identifiable information that visitors voluntarily submit to participate in the contest, sweepstakes, or promotion. Sperry Top-Sider has no control over the third-party sponsors’ use of this information.
If a visitor at anytime chooses to remove themselves from any future mailings or contact from Sperry Top-Sider, please let us know by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name and e-mail address.
Yes. “Cookies” are bits of electronic information stored by your web browser on your computer. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that if you would rather not store the information for future use. However, some areas of sperrytopsider.com will not function properly if you do so.
Special Note to Parents And Children
This is a general audience site. sperrytopsider.com privacy policies meet or exceed the requirements of the Children’s Online Protection Act of 1998. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personally identifiable information from children under 13 years of age. If we discover that we have received any personally identifiable information from a child under 13 in violation of this policy, we will delete that information immediately. If you believe we have information from anyone less than 13 years of age, please contact us at 1- 800-247-6575 or e-mail us at email@example.com.
Unless otherwise disclosed during collection, we do not provide any personally identifying information, regardless of its source, to any third-party for any purpose whatsoever.
Children – Before sending any information about yourself over the Internet to us or anyone else, be sure to ask your parents for permission.
Parents – sperrytopsider.com recommends that parents to take an active role in their children’s use of the Internet. We encourage you to talk to your children about safe and responsible use of their personal information while using the Internet.
Third Party Links
We may choose various third party web sites to link to either from our own site or by providing the link in emails we send you. However, even if the third party is a partner or affiliated with us, we have no control over these linked sites that have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of sperrytopsider.com. We have no responsibility or liability for these independent policies or actions and are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites. These linked sites are only for your convenience and you therefore access them at your own risk.
Maintaining the confidentiality of your personal information is important to sperrytopsider.com. All payment information including credit card related data is considered and treated as confidential information. We utilize Secure Server Software (SSL) to encrypt all payment information, including names, addresses, credit card numbers, so that it can not be read as the information travels through the internet. SSL is considered to be among the most secure ways to do business through the internet. When SSL is active, it will display (depending on your software) a closed lock or an unbroken key, letting you know that the information you input will be secure.
For question or concerns, please call us at 1- 800-247-6575 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.