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Privacy Policy

This site is hosted by Yahoo! Store. Yahoo! hosts the store pages, ordering system, and order data. Yahoo! automatically collects order information but may only use this information in the aggregate. If you accessed this store through Yahoo! Shopping, Yahoo! also automatically collects information about your shopping experience. Please see the Yahoo! Privacy Policy for more information about how Yahoo! uses this information.

ACandyStore.com Privacy Policy Effective on: 5/12/2011

We at ACandyStore.com respect your privacy. Rest assured that ACandyStore.com will not and does not share, sell, rent or loan and personal information of its customers to any third party for any reason, be it promotional or any other way listed here in this privacy policy. All informations given to us by our customers is held under strict security and will not be used in a manner that is not in accordance with your preferences and for which your consent has not been given.

ACandyStore.com does not collect any additional information about its customers other than what the customer has specifically and knowingly provided to us. All private information, including name, email address, postal address, phone numbers, reviews and product commentary in general is information that the customer has provided to us willingly.

Further, ACandyStore.com recommends that when providing information on the behalf of a minor that permission from the parent or legal guardian be obtained and that the email address of that minor's parents or legal guardian be used.

ACandyStore.com collects contact information in one of two ways. First, when filling out a form on our website to submit a question to customer service your name and email address will be collected so that we may contact you to respond to your inquiry.

Second, when you sign up for our newsletter, make a purchase, or create an account contact information, including name, email address, shipping and billing addresses and phone numbers will be collected. FInancial information will be collected when orders are placed so that we may adequately accept payment for the order. Financial information is held under the strictest security and is deleted after a period of 30 days. Besides Yahoo! Stores, we work with a number of partners and service providers to help facilitate many of these features and capabilities of our website. When using these features, please know that you will be submitting information to some of these third parties directly. Please see our "Sharing Information Disclosure" below. This information is used for order fulfillment, billing, newsletter management and account maintenance. None of these third parties have any right to independently share, sell, rent or loan this personal information to any other entity. ACandyStore.com manages the collection of this information as well as its usage.

This policy also applies to any third party information you may provide, in the form of a third party for billing information (i.e. the company you work for) and shipping information (i.e if you're sending candy to a friend). These personal information entries will be used only for the fulfillment of the order and matters directly related. It will not be used for any other purposes.

Also, your personal information is not stored on our website, so if any correction needs to be made to any submitted information, please contact us at customerservice@acandystore.com

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact Customer Service at customerservice@acandystore.com.

Newsletters and Special Offers Emails

Our newsletters are used to provide you with information about our store and with special offers like discounts and free shipping. We will use your email address and name to send you these newsletters, but we will also provide you with a method for unsubscribing to this newsletter and all non-order related emails.

If you would like to opt-out of our newsletters and special offer emails, please see the section below titled: "Opt-Out Options".

Customer Service

Given the personal contact information you provide to us, we will contact you to provide confirmation emails that your order has been received and when the order ships, including tracking information. We will also use this information to respond to customer inquiries, communicate in ways you have requested and to manage and maintain your account with the utmost concern for privacy and top-level service. We may communicate via email or phone to respond to you or make you aware of order-related concerns. Since these types of communication are related to providing you the best service possible and to keep you informed about specific orders, they are not promotional in nature and as such you may not opt-out of these communications.

Sharing Information Disclosure

Information in aggregate (not personally identifiable information) or summarized data regarding the orders and types of customers we have may be shared with our partners or other third parties but never in a way that will personally identify any of our customers. ACandyStore.com DOES NOT share any personally identifiable information with any third parties fotr their promotional purposes or in ways other than listed in this policy. We also do not match of aggregate information to individual customers in our system.

Service Providers and other Agents:
In order to complete payment and delivery for your orders, we use a credit card processing company and a order fulfillment manager. Other providers of service include our email newsletter management service which is handled by a third party. None of these companies use, store, share or sell this personal information for any purposes other than these.

Legal Disclaimer:
ACandyStore.com reserves the right, as required by law and when we feel it is absolutely necessary, to disclose your personal information in accord with a court order, judicial proceeding or any legal process served on our website or in the event that we need to protect our rights.

Opt-out Options

Our customers, at all times, have the opportunity to opt-out of our newsletter and any promotional emails and communication from ACandyStore.com. Each such email that goes out contains instructions on how to opt out within that email, using the verbiage "unsubscribe".

If you wish to unsubscribe to all email communications (other than order-related emails) you may follow the instructions at the bottom of any of these emails or click here to manually opt out.

Log Files

Like most websites, ACandyStore.com does automatically gather and store information in log files. This includes IP address, browser and operating system types, ISPs, referring pages, exit pages, time and date, and click through information.

This information helps us analyze trends and improve our website to better serve the unique behaviors of our particular type of customers. This information DOES NOT personally identify you, and is not linked to your personally identifiable information, so it cannot be used to identify you. IP addresses are the one exception because they are used to help us prevent credit card fraud.

Yahoo! Merchant Solutions hosts our website and uses cookies and log files to summarize customer activity in aggregate. This information is not personally identifiable.

Third-Party Web Beacons

Third party web beacons are used by Yahoo to help them analyze where our customers go and how they use our website. In order to improve its services, Yahoo! may use this anonymous information in a way that helps it target advertisements or services of interest to customers. To read more about how this is done and to learn about the choices you have to not allow Yahoo! to use this information, see this page from Yahoo!

Cookies

ACandyStore.com uses cookies to make navigating our site easier and to enhance the user experience on our site. Session cookies are used by your browser to make navigation easier and more intuitive and they expire when you close your browser. Persistent cookies are also used. They allow us to store items you've placed in the shopping cart for you so that they remain there when you return. They also allow us to track and target the behaviors of our customers to better serve them in the future. You can set up your browser to remove persistent cookies at any time by following the directions located in the help section of your particular browser.

If you set your browser to reject cookies, you can still use ACandyStore.com, but you will be limited in certain areas.

Links to Other Sites

The policies stated in this privacy statement apply only to this website. Although we link to other websites from this site, because we do not own or control them, we do not have any control over how they collect or use personal information. Please be sure to read the privacy policies of every site you go to before submitting any information or potentially subjecting yourself to other methods of information collection.

Blogs, Reviews, Contests and Submitted Information

When you submit comments, reviews, questions or other textual content to our site, you need to be aware that any personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these public forums can potentially be collected by other users and used to send unsolicited correspondence to you. We are not and will not be held responsible for any personal information you choose to include in these places.

Furthermore, when you submit content (be it textual content, images, or video) to a contest, product review, question and answer, or other user-provided content features, we reserve the right to use this content on ACandyStore.com to further promote the usage of these features and our products in any way we see fit.

Security

It is very important to us that your personal information be kept secure. Our store provider, Yahoo Stores, encrypts all personal information like credit card numbers and tax ID using SSL, secure socket layer technology.

Both during the transmission and storage of your personal and financial information submitted on our website, we follow the standards generally accepted in the industry to protect this information as best we possibly can. There is no methods that could ever guarantee with 100% certainty that all information will be completely secured. While we strive to always use acceptable methods to secure your information, we simply cannot guarantee its security.

If you have any questions about the security of personal information on our website, you can send us an email at customerservice@acandystore.com.

Business Transitions

Should our company go through a transition of ownership, whether via merger, acquisition and sale of all assets to another company or entity, your personal information will most likely be included in the assets transferred. If this happens, you will be notified by email of any changes in control or ownership or your information.

Changes in this Privacy Statement

Changes to our privacy policy, if they should occur, will be posted here, on the homepage, or anywhere we feel is appropriate to make our customers aware of the use and security of personally identifiable information. We reserve the right to change and modify these policies at any time, so we suggest you review it frequently.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact us at: 877-272-4563, customerservice@acandystore.com.

ACandyStore.com
8424 Santa Monica Blvd Suite A763
Los Angeles, CA 90069