Last updated as of January 11, 2008
BY VISITING THE SITE, YOU ARE ACCEPTING THE PRACTICES DESCRIBED IN THIS POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE TERMS OF THIS POLICY, OR ANY POSTED GUIDELINES OR RULES, THEN PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS SITE.
INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
We receive and store any information you enter on our Site or give us in any other way. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of the services we offer.
At various locations on our Site, such as in registration forms, applications, message boards, blogs and surveys, we may request that you supply us with personally identifiable information (e.g., name, e-mail address, billing and shipping addresses, home or work telephone number, birth date, gender and/or credit card information). If you do not want your personally identifiable information collected, please do not submit it to us. When you do provide us with personally identifiable information, we may use that information to better understand your needs and how we can improve our products and services. We may also use that information to contact you, for example, to answer a question or respond to a comment you have submitted. In addition, we may use your personal information to keep you up to date on the latest product and event announcements, news, special offers, to notify the winners of our contests and sweepstakes and for communicating other information we think you would like to hear about.
NEHST does not knowingly collect or maintain personal information from children under the age of thirteen (13) or send them requests for personal information. If you are under the age of thirteen (13), you should not furnish us with any identifiable information about yourself without the written verifiable consent of your parent or guardian. If NEHST learns that personally identifiable information of persons under thirteen (13) years of age has been collected on the Site without verified and written parental consent, then NEHST will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.
In some cases, when you visit our Site, we may also collect information that is non-personally identifiable information or information that, by itself, cannot be used to identify or contact you. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet browser or computer operating system you use, demographic information (your age, gender, income, education, profession, zip code, etc.), the date and time you visited our Site, the pages you accessed, the name of the website from which you linked to our Site and other anonymous data involving your use of our Site. We also may ask for additional information (e.g., your favorite brands and interests) which you have the option not to provide. We use this information to analyze trends, to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use and for marketing and promotional purposes. This information is not linked to any personally identifiable information.
NEHST may use "cookies" – pieces of data stored on your computer tied to information about you. This information will be in the form of a cookie or similar file and will help us enhance your web experience by saving time on the Site. Cookies do not contain or store any personal information but may be tied to the personal information you knowingly choose to provide to us. Cookies can store non-personally identifiable information, such as what websites, pages, or advertisements your browser has accessed.
NEHST uses both persistent and session cookies. Session cookies exist only for as long as your browser remains open. When the session ends, the browser is closed and the cookies go away. We use session cookies to maintain certain information that we need so that you may, for example, shop on our Site. In this case, your browser retains the session ID cookie for your shopping bag. Without this session ID cookie, you can't add merchandise to your bag and carry it to Checkout. Persistent cookies, in contrast, last from visit to visit. Persistent cookies are saved on a visitor's computer by the browser and do not go away when you exit your browser. This allows us to give you a more personalized experience and helps you navigate our Site more efficiently. However, you can use our Site without accepting persistent cookies. NEHST uses both types of cookies to enable us to collect aggregate information on the usage patterns of our Site, such as what areas of the Site are visited most often, so we can tailor our Site to user preferences. This means that when you log into the Site using your user name and password, information about what you visit on the Site, while you are logged in, will be linked to the personal information that you provide to us. If you choose to visit the Site without logging in, then information about what you visit on the Site is only collected on an anonymous, aggregate basis, and is not tied to your personal information.
You have control over cookies. Most Internet browsers can be set to refuse to accept cookies, although this may affect your Internet experience. You can also erase cookies that are already on your computer, block all cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer to your browser instructions or "help" screen to learn more about these functions.
If you send us an e-mail with questions or comments, we may use the personal information you provide to respond to your questions or comments, and we may save your questions or comments for future reference. There may be times when you will have the opportunity to subscribe to an e-mail list or electronic newsletter that will send information about our Site. However, we will provide you with the option to change your preferences and opt-out of receiving those communications. You may request at any time that we not e-mail you in the future by clicking the "unsubscribe" link which is included at the bottom of any e-mail communication that you receive from us and hitting send, or by contacting us at email@example.com. When contacting us by e-mail, please insert "PRIVACY" in the subject line and one of the following in the body of the message: (1) Please do not send me e-mail, (2) Keep my e-mail address private, or (3) Don't send e-mail/Keep my e-mail address private. If you unsubscribe, you should assume that your request has been received and is being processed. Please allow ten (10) business days from when the request was received to complete the removal of your e-mail address from our database as some of our promotions may have been in process before submitting such request we will make reasonable efforts to discontinue these e-mail communications as soon as practicable. In addition, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request that we not disclose your personal information to unrelated third parties for marketing purposes. Please include your name, address and state “NO THIRD PARTY SHARING” in your request.
If you prefer, you may contact NEHST by mail at NEHST Studios, LLC, 545 8th Avenue, Suite 401, New York, NY 10018 to notify us of your request. Again, please allow us ten (10) business days from when the request was received to process your removal.
We may acquire customer lists from other parties so that we may invite new people to visit NEHST. Our policy is to acquire only lists of people who have indicated that they are willing to receive e-mail offers.
CERTAIN THIRD PARTY TRANSACTIONS
NEHST may disclose personal information to third parties we engage to assist us in providing you certain services. For example, we may hire a shipping company to help us deliver our products or services to you. We may also use a third party to process online transactions and credit card payments, provide products, advertising, marketing or promotional services/assistance, provide e-mail services, or facilitate our online services. In these instances, we may need to share your personal information. We require these companies to use your personal information only to provide that particular product or service and do not authorize them to use your personal information for any other reason. If, for example, we enter into a co-branding relationship with another Site to offer products or services both this Site and the website processing the transaction may receive your information. Please see the section entitled “Links to Non-NEHST Sites” below for more information. In addition, if some or all of the assets of NEHST are sold to a third party, such third party will be entitled to use the information disclosed by users of our Site. Both the personal and non-personal information that we or other third parties have collected will likely be transferred as part of the transaction.
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose information as required by law, rule or regulation or where we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to protect its rights and/or to comply with a current judicial proceeding, court order or other legal process. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction. NEHST reserves the right to use or disclose non-personal information in any way we see fit.
Our Site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. NEHST safeguards the security of the data you send us with physical, electronic, and other procedures. However, as it is not possible to guarantee the security or integrity of information you disclose online, we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet. Change your passwords often, use a combination of letters and numbers, and use a secure browser.
All personal data you submit to us through the Site is encrypted with secure server software (SSL) that encodes the information before your Web browser software sends it to us. The SSL software decodes the data only after it reaches NEHST server, meaning that your data will be encrypted were hackers to intercept it while in transit. Once the data reaches our server, your private account and customer information is located on a secure service behind a firewall. It is not directly connected to the Internet.
Links to Non-NEHST Sites
Our Site contains links to other websites. Please be aware that NEHST is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of every website that collects personally identifiable information. This Policy applies solely to information collected by our Site.
HOW TO CONTACT US
If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our Policy, or if you have submitted personally identifiable information through the Site and would like access to such information or to have that information corrected, please contact our webmaster:
NEHST Studios, LLC
545 8th Avenue, Suite 401
New York, NY 10018
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