ThoughtsbyT Enterprises, LLC (“ThoughtsbyT Enterprises“) operates thoughtsbyt.com and may operate other websites. It is ThoughtsbyT Enterprises’ policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
You can shop at thoughtsbyt.com with confidence. We have partnered with PayPal, a leading payment platform since 1998, to accept credit cards, debit cards, and bank account payments safely and securely for our customers.
PayPal manages the complex routing of sensitive customer information through the electronic check and credit card processing networks.
The company adheres to strict industry standards for payment processing, including:
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology for secure Internet Protocol (IP) transactions.
Industry leading encryption hardware and software methods and security protocols to protect customer information.
Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).
Like most website operators, ThoughtsbyT Enterprises collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. ThoughtsbyT Enterprises’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how their visitors use its website. From time to time, ThoughtsbyT Enterprises may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
ThoughtsbyT Enterprises also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments or reviews on thoughtsbyt.com. ThoughtsbyT Enterprises only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment or review was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to ThoughtsbyT Enterprises’ website choose to interact with ThoughtsbyT Enterprises in ways that require ThoughtsbyT Enterprises to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that ThoughtsbyT Enterprises gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at thoughtsbyt.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with ThoughtsbyT Enterprises are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, ThoughtsbyT Enterprises collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with ThoughtsbyT Enterprises. ThoughtsbyT Enterprises does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
ThoughtsbyT Enterprises may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. ThoughtsbyT Enterprises may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, ThoughtsbyT Enterprises does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
ThoughtsbyT Enterprises discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on ThoughtsbyT Enterprises’ behalf or to provide services available at ThoughtsbyT Enterprises’ websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using ThoughtsbyT Enterprises’ websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. ThoughtsbyT Enterprises will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, ThoughtsbyT Enterprises discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when ThoughtsbyT Enterprises believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of ThoughtsbyT Enterprises, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a ThoughtsbyT Enterprises website and have supplied your email address, ThoughtsbyT Enterprises may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with ThoughtsbyT Enterprises and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. ThoughtsbyT Enterprises takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If ThoughtsbyT Enterprises, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that ThoughtsbyT Enterprises goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of ThoughtsbyT Enterprises may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.