This Web site is a general audience site and does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 years of age.
What Type of Information Do We Collect?
We collect personally identifiable information (“PII” - for example, your full name, email address, mailing address, or telephone number) from you when you voluntarily submit this information to us. We need this information in order to respond to your requests for information or to provide you with other products or services. We may also collect PII from you if you choose to subscribe to our email program, participate in surveys or in connection with content or suggestions you post on this site.
What Information Do We Share and with Whom?
We do not rent or sell your information to outside marketers. We may share your information (as described above) with members of the Sears Holdings family of businesses to provide you with products or services that you have requested or to provide you with promotional offers that we believe will be of interest to you. The Sears Holdings family of businesses includes all Sears Holdings affiliates, as well as other selected businesses with which Sears Holdings or its affiliates have a relationship and which have agreed to adhere to our strict standards for providing quality products and services, responding to your needs, and protecting customer information.
In certain circumstances, we may share your information with service providers that need access to your information to provide operational or other support services. To ensure the confidentiality and security of your information, service providers must agree to safeguard your information in strict compliance with this policy.
We also may provide information to regulatory authorities and law enforcement officials in accordance with applicable law or when we otherwise believe in good faith that the law requires it. There may be instances when we may access or disclose your information in order to protect or defend the legal rights or property of Sears Holdings and its affiliated companies or their employees and agents, to protect the safety and security of users and members, and to protect against fraud.
Sears Holdings may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets in connection with a merger, reorganization or sale of assets, or in the event of bankruptcy. In such an event, personal information may be one of the assets transferred.
Can I Disable Cookies?
Most web browsers allow you to exercise control over cookie files on your computer by erasing them, blocking them, or notifying you when such a file is stored. Please take a look at your particular browser for instructions on this function. If you do elect to disable cookies, please note that you may not be able to take full advantage of a personalized experience on this Web site and on other Sears Holdings family of business web sites.
What About Links to Other Web sites?
This web site may contain links to other web sites outside the Sears Holdings family of web sites. Sears Holdings is not responsible for the privacy practices of other non-affiliated web sites. You should read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information.
What About Online Advertisements?
This Site may carry advertisements from other companies. Some of these advertisements may be personalized, meaning that they are intended to be relevant to you based, for example, on commercial interests you have expressed in your online activities. You may opt-out of receiving this type of targeted advertising by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative’s (NAI) opt-out page. You may also visit www.aboutads.info/consumers/ to learn about online behavioral advertising and how to opt-out from online behavioral ads served by some or all participating companies. Please note that if you delete your cookies, use another computer, or change browsers, you will need to repeat this process. In addition, opting out of relevant advertising will not opt you out of all advertising, but rather only those advertisements that are personalized to your interests.
Other Web Sites
We partner with third-party service providers to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet. Some of these advertisements are also personalized for you based on what we know about you. Please note that we do not share any information that identifies you personally with the third party service providers who serve ads on our behalf. If you do not wish to receive personalized advertising from us on other web sites, please visit the Network Advertising Initiative Opt-Out page.
The Network Advertising Initiative offers useful information about Internet advertising companies, including information about how to opt-out of personalized advertising by their members. See www.networkadvertising.org/participating for the list of NAI members and www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp for the opt-out page. You may also visit www.aboutads.info/consumers/ to learn about online behavioral advertising and how to opt-out from online behavioral ads served by some or all participating companies.
Is My Information Secure?
We maintain reasonable and appropriate physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your information. Your information is located on a secured server behind a firewall. When you enter sensitive PII, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (“SSL”). Sensitive PII may include your driver’s license, credit card number, social security number or protected health information, as may be applicable. While we do work very hard to protect your privacy, no method of security is 100% effective and we cannot be responsible for the actions of those who may gain unauthorized access to your personal information. Sears Holdings makes no warranties, express, implied or otherwise as to the ultimate effectiveness of these reasonable and appropriate safeguards.
How Can I Access My Information?
You can access your information by contacting us via email at
. You may also contact us via mail at the following address:
3333 Beverly Road
Hoffman Estates, IL 60179
Can I “Opt-Out” of Receiving Promotional E-mails?
From time to time, we may send you e-mails with promotional offers if you opt-in to receiving such emails. If you would no longer like to receive e-mailed special event information, sales notifications or other promotional messages from this Site, you can unsubscribe from this Site’s e-mail marketing list by following the unsubscribe link located at the bottom of each promotional e-mail. Your e-mail address will be removed from this Site’s email marketing list within 10 business days.
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