privacy is very important to us. We want to make your experience on the
internet as enjoyable and rewarding as possible, and we want you to use
the internet's vast array of information, tools, and opportunities with
how Costume Circus collects information from all end users of Costume
Circus's internet services (the "Services") -- those who access some of
our Services but do not make a purchase ("Visitors") as well as those
who make a purchase ("Customers") -- what we do with the information we
collect, and the choices Visitors and Customers have concerning the collection
and use of such information. Costume Circus requests that you read this
Costume Circus collects information
in different ways from Visitors and Customers who access the various parts
of our Services. We use this information primarily to provide a customized
experience as you use our Services and, generally, do not share this information
with third parties. However, we may disclose personal information collected
if we have received your permission beforehand or in very special circumstances,
such as when we believe that such disclosure is required by law or other
special cases described below.
you provide--including credit card information--is secured using Secure
Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology. We use this SSL technology
to prevent such information from being intercepted and read as it is transmitted
over the Internet. The encrypted data goes to a secure site where your
information is stored on restricted-access computers located at restricted-access
sites. While we make every effort to ensure the integrity and security
of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures
will prevent third-party "hackers" from illegally obtaining this information.
As an added measure we use "HackerSafe"
by McAfee. to protect us against these attacks. Using Moneris
Solutions as an online payment gateway we can safely and easily accept
Visa and Mastercard payments. Moneris Solutions® is one of the largest
payment processors in North America.
to Email Inquiries
When Visitors or Customers
send email inquiries to Costume Circus, the return email address is used
to answer the email inquiry we receive. Costume Circus does not use the
return email address for any other purpose and does not share the return
email address with any third party.
Information at Checkout
We do not
give out your address information to any third party after you checkout,
but will send you email or post mail flyers that alert you to up and coming
promotions and coupon discounts.
A "cookie" is a small data
file that can be placed on your hard drive when you visit certain Web
track information for statistical purposes to improve the products and
services we provide and to manage our telecommunications networks. If
you are a Customer, we may use a cookie to save your settings and to provide
customizable and personalized services. These cookies do not enable third
parties to access any of your customer information. Additionally, be aware
that if you visit non-Costume Circus web sites where you are prompted
to log in or that are customizable, you may be required to accept cookies.
It is the policy of Costume
Circus not to use or share the personal information about Visitors or
Customers in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing
you an opportunity to prohibit such unrelated uses. However, Costume Circus
may disclose personal information about Visitors or Customers, if we believe
that it is reasonable to do so, including: to satisfy laws, such as the
Electronic Communications Privacy Act, regulations, or governmental or
legal requests for such information; to disclose information that is necessary
to operate the Services properly or to protect Costume Circus and our
& Written Testimonials
By providing us with a
voice or written testimonial to be posted on our website you agree to
the exclusive use and permission of the testimonial on our website and
other promotional material to indorse our products. All personal information
other than full name, city and products purchased will be edited to protect
those exceptional customers leaving us a testimonial.
Please remember that any
information you may disclose in our Discussion Forum, or other public
areas of our Web sites or the internet in general, becomes public information.
Please exercise caution when deciding to disclose personal information
in these public areas.
to This Policy
Costume Circus reserves the
right to revise, amend, or modify this policy and other policies and agreements
at any time and in any manner. Notice of any revision, amendment, or modification
will be posted here and will only apply to information collected after
any such change.
If you have any questions about this Privacy
Policy or the practices described herein contact us.