Effective as of January 1, 2007
personally identifiable information ("PII") we obtain
from and about individuals both online and
to reflect changes in the law, our PII collection and use practices,
the features of our web site, technology or industry initiatives.
If we make revisions that change the way we collect your PII,
date will be noted at the beginning of the Policy. Therefore,
you should review it periodically so that you are up to date
on our most current policies and practices. If The Croissant
materially changes its practices regarding collection or use
of your PII, your PII will continue to be governed by the Policy
under which it was collected unless you have been provided notice
of and have not objected to the change.
COLLECTION: COLLECTION OF PERSONALLY
IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION ("PII") BY THE CROISSANT
General. The Croissant collects personally identifiable
information ("PII"--that is, information such as your
full name, email address, mailing address or telephone number)
when you voluntarily submit the information to us in order to
subscribe to The Croissant
Cookies. Cookies are small bits of information that the
Internet site operated by The Croissant places on the hard drive
of your computer. Cookies remember information about your activities
on our site and enable The Croissant to make your visits to our
site more enjoyable. For example, cookies can store your password
for easy logon to our site on a subsequent visit or can save
your preferences for a personalized home page. The cookie itself
does not contain PII.
You can program your computer to warn you each time a cookie
When you voluntarily provide PII to The Croissant collects PII
from you, we will make sure you are informed about who is collecting
the information, how and why the information is being collected
and the types of uses The Croissant will make of the information.
This Policy describes the types of other companies that may
want to send you information about their products and services
and therefore may want to share your personal information (See "Use" below).
However, The Croissant will notify you of your options
regarding our use of your personally identifiable information,
including whether we can share it with outside companies (See “Choice” below).
CHOICE: THE CROISSANT WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH
CHOICES ABOUT THE USE OF YOUR PII
The Croissant will provide you with the opportunity to choose
whether your PII may be used for purposes different from the
purpose for which it was submitted. The Croissant will NOT share
or sell your PII to anyone.
USE: THE CROISSANT’S USE OF PII
The Croissant will use your PII in a manner that is consistent
with this Policy. If The Croissant obtains PII from a third party,
such as a business partner, our use of that information is governed
by this Policy and only for the purpose for which it is submitted,
unless other uses are disclosed at the time of collection and
you allow us to use your information in these other ways.
The Croissant employees, agents and contractors must have a
legitimate business reason to obtain access to your PII. The
Croissant may share your PII with outside contractors or agents
who help us to fulfill your subscription to our newsletter or
to manage other activities that involve the collection of PII,
but they may only use your PII to provide The Croissant a specific
service and not for any other purpose.
There may be instances when The Croissant may disclose PII without
providing you with a choice in order to protect the rights of
The Croissant ; be required to disclose PII to comply with legal
requirements, such as a court order, and to protect the safety
and security of visitors to our web sites; to protect against
fraud or for risk management purposes; or to comply with the
law or legal process.
SECURITY: THE CROISSANT PROTECTS THE SECURITY
The Croissant uses reasonable administrative, technical, personnel
and physical measures to safeguard PII in its possession against
loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification.
In addition, The Croissant uses reasonable methods to make sure
that PII is accurate, up-to-date and appropriately complete.
ACCESS: HOW TO ACCESS, CORRECT OR DELETE YOUR
If you want to review the PII The Croissant has collected from
you, change or correct your PII or stop all future subscriptions
or communications from The Croissant , please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
REMEDIES AND COMPLIANCE: HOW TO CONTACT THE
CROISSANT ABOUT PRIVACY CONCERNS
If you want to contact The Croissant about this Privacy
Policy, or our collection and use of your PII, please email us
Questions? Please Email: