We know that you care how information about you is used and shared,
and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly.
By visiting Navyonline.com, you are accepting the practices
What Personal Information About You Does NavyOnline.com Gather?
You can access our Web site home page and browse our site without
disclosing your personal information. The information we learn
from Web site visitors helps us personalize and continually improve
your visit to NavyOnline.com. Here are the types of information we gather.
* Information You Give Us:We receive and store any information you
voluntarily enter on our Web site or give us in any other way while using
our services. For example, we request information on our order form such
as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone and fax number,and credit
card information. This information is used for billing purposes and to fill
your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, this contact information
is used to get in touch with you. We also use your name and address for
NavyOnline.com marketing purposes to notify you of our special offers and promotions.
* Automatic Information:We do not automatically collect personal
information nor do we link information automatically collected by other means
with personal information about specific individuals.
* Email Communications:We collect personal information you may volunteer
while using our services such as subscribing to the occasional e-mail communication
regarding our site, special offers or services, products,events, or newsletters. We
will only send you these e-mails if you choose to add yourself to our e-mail list
via our gift shop Web page, and you may choose to stop receiving them at any time.
* Information from Other Sources:We do not collect information about
our visitors from other sources, such as public records, public institutions or
authorities, or private organizations.
What About Cookies?
A cookie is a piece of information stored on your computer's hard drive
through your Web browser that contains information about you. We do not use
cookies to store your personal information. We also do not link non-personal
information stored in cookies with personal information about specific individuals.
Does NavyOnline.com Share the Information It Receives?
NavyOnline.com collects information from our visitors at several different points
on our Web site. NavyOnline.com and the Naval Academy Visitor Center is the sole
owner of this information. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to
others in ways different from what is disclosed in this policy.
How Secure Is Information About Me?
We work to protect the security of your personal and credit card information during
transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), 512 bit encryption software,
which encrypts the personal and credit card information you input, provided your
browser has this level of encryption. Also, remember to sign out of your account
and close your browser windows when you finish surfing the Web, so that other
people using the same computer won't have access to your information.
Your personal information includes items such as your name, address,
telephone number, and other contact details. Credit card information
includes your account number and expiration date.
We have implemented security policies, rules, and technical measures to protect
the personal and credit card information under our control from loss, misuse, and
alteration. All our employees and information processors who have access to and
are associated with the processing of personal and credit card information are obligated
to respect the confidentiality of your personal and credit card information.
We ensure that your personal and credit card information will not be
disclosed to State or Federal government authorities unless required
by applicable law or regulation.
What Information Can I Access?
You may request by e-mail, postal mail, or telephone whether we are keeping
personal information about you. You also may request a readable copy of the
personal information we keep about you, which we will provide to you within a
reasonable time period of receiving your request. Although we may require proof
of your identity before processing a request,we will provide the information without
any charge. We reserve the right to refuse to provide our visitors with a copy of
their personal information, but we will give reasons for our refusal.
What Choices Do I Have?
We allow you to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where appropriate,
you may have the information erased, corrected, amended, or completed. We allow
you to challenge our decision to refuse to provide you with
a copy of your personal information.
NavyOnline.com occasionally may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that
we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage you
to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of every web
solely applies to information collected by NavyOnline.com.
The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act took effect on April 21, 2000.
It imposes certain requirements on web sites directed at children under 13
that collect information from those children, and on web sites that knowingly
collect information on children under 13. We do not knowingly collect information
from children. If a child submits information to us through any part of our web site,
and we know that the person submitting the information is a child, we delete the
information as soon as we discover it and do not use it for any purpose, nor do we
disclose it to third parties.
No one under the age of 15
should submit any personal information to this or
web site without the consent of a parent or guardian.
We pride ourselves in using modern information and communication
technologies to provide tour and gift shop services to supporters
of the U.S. Naval Academy through the Naval Academy Visitor Center.
This policy covers the Naval Academy Visitor Center's Web site, NavyOnline.com.
Naval Academy Visitor Center
52 King George Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21402
(410) 293-GIFT (4438)
Conditions of Use, Notices, and Revisions
By visiting NavyOnline.com, you are accepting the practices
Our Web site does not enable our visitors to communicate with other visitors or
to post information to be accessed by others. Our Web site does not include
links to third party Web service providers.
If we want to use your personal information for new purposes, we offer you the
means to consent to those new purposes by indicating at the location on the Web
site where the personal information is collected, if possible, by e-mail,
by postal mail, or by telephone.
If at any point we decide to use personal information in a manner different
from that stated at the time it was collected, we will not do so without
first gaining your permission.
Naval Academy Gift Shop
U.S. Naval Academy
52 King George Street
Annapolis, MD 21402