Your Privacy and Security
You can generally visit our Site without revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself. However, in certain sections of this Site or at our retail store, or when placing an order with our customer service department, we may invite you to participate in surveys, questionnaires or contests, contact us with questions or comments or request information, register to participate to receive a catalog, provide us with feedback, or complete a profile or registration form for an order. Due to the nature of some of these activities, we may collect personally identifiable information such as your name, address, email address, phone number, username and password, credit card or other online payment mechanism number, and other contact information that you voluntarily transmit with your communication to us.
Customers who do not wish to have their personally identifiable information used for Rarebits' marketing are most welcome to indicate their desire at the time of purchase by opting-out where the customer has the option to do so, in correspondence, or any other point of contact with an authorized representative of Rarebits.
Use of Information Collected
We may use your personally identifiable information to register you for an online account, contact you to deliver certain goods or information you have requested, verify your authority to enter our Site, improve the content and general administration of the Site and our goods, provide you with notices regarding goods that you have purchased or may wish to purchase in the future (provided you have not opted-out of receiving such offers) provide you with notices about goods that you may wish to purchase, respond to your requests for information, for statistical analysis of customer shopping habits, interests, and preferences, for analysis of relevance of our special offers and promotions and prevention and detection of fraud.
Rarebits recognizes the privacy interests of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children's online activities and interests. This Site is not intended for children under the age of 13. Rarebits does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.
This Site uses "cookies" which are small amounts of information stored on the user's computer by our web site server. These "cookies" identify the user's browser but they do not identify the user personally and no sensitive information is stored within the Rarebits Site "cookies". While "cookies" can be disabled by the user by going to the preferences or options menus in their browser, we recommend that you don't disable "cookies" to allow for a better and faster experience at Rarebits Online.
When you access our Site, we may collect certain technical information such as i) your IP address (the Internet protocol coded address for your computer which may uniquely identify your computer); ii) your domain server; iii) type of web browser (software used to read web pages); iv) the top-level domain name used by you.). Such technical information may be logged by us or our Internet service provider to determine statistical, demographic and other anonymous information regarding our Site. We may use this technical information so that we can monitor and improve our Site.
We may provide your personally identifiable information and the data generated by cookies and the aggregate information to the vendors and service agencies that we may engage to assist us in providing our services to you. For example, we may provide your personally identifiable information to a credit card processing company to process your payment or to our shipping carrier to deliver your order to you. Rarebits takes appropriate steps, however, to ensure our suppliers and contractors only use the personally identifiable information provided to them for the relevant purpose and ensures that all contracts with third parties include a clause that any personally identifiable information is only to be used for the intended purpose. We will disclose your personally identifiable information if we reasonably believe we are required to do so by law, regulation or other government authority. We will not sell your personally identifiable information to any company or organization except we may transfer your personally identifiable information to a successor entity upon a merger, consolidation or other corporate reorganization in which Rarebits participates or to a purchaser of all or substantially all of Rarebits' assets to which this Site relates.
We may employ procedural and technological measures, consistent with industry practice. Such measures are reasonably designed to help protect your personally identifiable information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. Rarebits may use firewalls, password protection, encryption, secure socket layer (SSL), and other security measures to help prevent unauthorized access to your personally identifiable information. A padlock/key is displayed on the lower right hand corner of the user's screen when the SSL technology is in action - indicating a secure site. By "double-clicking" on the padlock it is possible to confirm our certificate of authenticity. However, due to the nature of the internet we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any personally identifiable information you transmit via the internet as no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be absolutely secure.