As a part of our commitment to your privacy, OCM supports and adheres to the guidelines and practices adopted by the Direct Marketing Association's "Privacy Promise to American Consumers." We have agreed to (1) provide customers with notice of their ability to opt out of information rental, sale, or exchange with other marketers; (2) honor customers' requests not to share their contact information with other marketers; and (3) honor customers' requests not to receive mail, telephone, or other solicitations from OCM.
Collecting Information About You
There may be times (such as when you purchase or order a product, subscribe to a service, register to receive catalogs, or to participate in contests, sweepstakes or promotions, etc.) when we ask you to provide certain contact information about yourself, such as your name, shipping/billing address, telephone number, email address, credit card information, birth date, gender, occupation, personal interests, and other information. We may also maintain a record of your product purchases. Your information is retained by OCM until such information is no longer required under OCM’s legal or business requirements. If you choose not to provide the information we request, you may be unable to purchase products, or access certain services, offers and content on our websites. In addition, we may need to contact you via phone, email or mail to address questions or issues specific to your order, entry, etc., even if you have opted to not receive marketing communications from us.
We may track the Internet domain address from which people visit us and analyze this data for preferences, trends, and site usage statistics.
Not only do we collect information you provide to us, we, through the assistance of trusted third party partners, may identify you by your email address while you are on the website, by using cookies and pixels on the website, even if you did not enter your email address. These partners may combine your email information with other information such as mailing address they have access to so that we may communicate relevant marketing offers to you via email and/or direct mail. If you do not want us to collect information about you, please contact us to opt out. See Opting Out of Marketing and Transfers section below.
If you are visiting OCM websites from a location outside of the United States, your connection will be through and to servers located in the United States, any orders placed through OCM, Campus Linens, CarePackages.com, DiplomaDisplay, Campus Backup, Carepackages.org and Residence Hall Carpets will be fully processed in and shipped from the United States and all information you provide will be processed and securely maintained in our web servers and internal systems located within the United States. By using OCM websites you consent to the export of your personal information to the USA and its storage and use as specified above when you provide such information to us. This policy and our legal obligations are subject to the laws of the State of New Jersey and the USA, regardless of the location of any user. Any claims or complaints must be filed in the USA in the State of New Jersey. Your rights to withdraw your consent and have your information removed from our records are set forth in the Opting Out of Marketing and Transfers section below.
Using Information About You
We use your contact information for the following purposes, such as:
- confirming and tracking your order, subscription, or registration;
- analyzing preferences, trends and statistics
- informing you of our new products, services, and offers; and
- providing you with other information from and about OCM and its affiliated entities, service providers and third party Select partners
We process your contact information only in ways compatible with the purposes for which it was collected or authorized by you. To the extent necessary for such purposes, we take reasonable steps to make sure that your contact information is accurate, complete, current, and otherwise reliable with regard to its intended use.
From time to time we might establish a business relationship with other persons or entities whom we believe trustworthy and whom we have asked to confirm that their privacy policies are consistent with ours. These are known as our Select Partners. In such cases we might rent, exchange, share and/or cross-reference information, including contact information about you that will enable such persons or entities to contact you regarding products and services that may be of interest to you.
To serve you better, we may combine information you give us online, via mail, telephone or through our catalogs. We may also combine that information with publicly available information and information we receive from or cross-reference with our Select Partners and others. We use that combined information to enhance and personalize the shopping experience of you and others with us, to communicate with you about our products and events that may be of interest to you, and for other promotional purposes. We may contract with companies or persons to provide certain services including credit card processing, shipping, data management, promotional services, etc. We call them our Service Providers. We provide our Service Providers with the information needed for them to perform these services. We also ask our Service Providers to confirm that their privacy practices are consistent with ours.
We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our websites. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this type of advertising, or to opt out, visit the Network Advertising Initiative at www.networkadvertising.org/choices.
In certain instances we may disclose your contact information when we have reason to believe that it is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against persons or entities who may be causing injury to you, to OCM or to others. We may also disclose your contact information when we believe the law or legal process requires it.
Opting Out of Marketing and Transfers; Updating and Deleting Information About You
We want to communicate with you only if you want to hear from us. If you prefer not to receive direct marketing from us or from our Select Partners, if you would like to opt out of our rental or exchange of your information with other marketers, or if you would like to withdraw your consent to the processing of your information and have your information removed from our records, please let us know. In the U.S., you can call us at 866.847.7365 or send us an email firstname.lastname@example.org. Outside of the U.S., you can call us at 609.771.0005 or send us an email email@example.com. Please be sure to include your full name, email address, mailing address, and specifically what information you do not want to receive or what information you want removed from our records. If you would like to update or correct your email address, mailing address or other contact information with us please contact us the same way. If you like, you may use the following statement in your message to us: "I prefer not to receive email advertisements, such as updates regarding products and services, special promotions or upcoming events." You may also click the designated link at the bottom of all email advertisements to be removed from future email updates.
Please note that any requests to remove or update your contact information may take up to ten days for your email request and 6-8 weeks to process your postal mail request.
Cookies and Pixels
Special Note for Parents
We do not sell products for purchase by children and all children's products we sell are for purchase by adults only, or with adult permission. If you have concerns about this site or its services, wish to find out if your child is a member or has registered for one our services, or wish to cancel your child's membership, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our site will not knowingly accept personal information from anyone under 13 years old in violation of applicable laws. If you believe that your child under 13 has gained access to our site without your permission, you may contact us at email@example.com. We have taken commercially reasonable steps to restrict use of this site to those who are at least 13 years old.
Transfer of Business Assets
The personal information you provide is considered a company asset and may be included among transferred assets if OCM websites, any or all of its subsidiaries or affiliates or any of their assets is ever acquired by a third party.
Changes to this Policy
Because our business needs may change over time, we reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions from this policy at any time. If at any time in the future we plan to use your personally identifiable information in a way that differs from this policy, we will post such changes here. Your continued use of OCM websites following the posting of any changes to this policy means you accept such changes.
How to Contact Us
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West Trenton, NJ 08628