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Overview and Privacy Policy Updates

Thank you for visiting Cooler’s (“Cooler”) Internet Web site (“Site”) located at www.ClimateCooler.com and shop.cooler.mallnetworks.com. This Privacy Policy details certain policies implemented throughout Cooler governing Cooler’s use of personally identifiable information about users of our Site. Due to the Internet’s rapidly evolving nature, Cooler may need to update this Privacy Policy from time to time.  If so, Cooler will post its updated Privacy Policy on our Site located at http://www.climatecooler.com/legal/privacy/ so you are always aware of what information we may collect and how we may use this information.  Cooler encourages you to review this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes.  Your continued use of this Site and/or continued provision of personally identifiable information to us will be subject to the terms of the then-current Privacy Policy.

Information Collected
Personally Identifiable Information.  You can generally visit our Site without revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself.  However, in certain sections of this Site, such as account creation we may invite you to contact us with questions or comments or request information, provide us with feedback, or complete a profile or registration form.  Due to the nature of some of these activities, we may collect personally identifiable information such as your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, and other contact information that you voluntarily transmit with your communication to us.  We will collect information about you and your purchases from merchants (“Merchants”) from whom you make purchases through our Site.  You authorize Merchants and their respective agents to disclose to us any and all information with respect to your purchases from such Merchant initiated via the Site, including but not limited to information regarding purchases made, products ordered, order number, the time and date the purchase occurred, and the e-mail entered for the purchase. You agree to hold Merchants harmless for any information so disclosed to us.
Recipient’s Information.  If you elect to use our invite feature to invite a friend to our Site, we ask you for your friend’s e-mail address. Cooler will automatically send the friend an e-mail inviting them to join the Site and automatically add the respondent to the friends list of the user sending the invitation, if it is accepted.
Cookies.  Cookies are strings of text and numbers that can identify your computer to us when you visit certain sections of our Site.  We may place cookies on your computer to optimize your experience by ensuring that the most relevant information and campaigns are displayed to you while using the Site.
IP Address.  The Site may track the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, browser type, meta data, operational meta data, and other data related to the Site such as IP addresses, which is a number that can be used to identify your location and Internet Service Provider, along with the URL from which you came to our Site and the URLs visited on our Site. A URL is the full address of a Web site page, which may or may not contain some personally identifiable information about the person who is viewing it.

Use of Information Collected
Personally Identifiable Information.  We may use your personally identifiable information to register you to our services, contact you to deliver certain services or information you have requested, deliver marketing materials which you have opted in to, and will inform you of special offers and products we believe would be of interest to you, marketing materials you have opted in to from third parties that have a relationship with us, verify your authority to enter our Site, improve the content and general administration of the Site and our services, and provide you with notices regarding goods or services that you have purchased or may wish to purchase in the future. 
Recipient’s Information.  If you use our reminders or invitations service, we use the information you provide in your reminders or invitations to send it to you and others to whom you have requested it be sent. 
Cookies.  If you check the box on our login form that says “Remember Me,” you agree Cooler may place a cookie onto to your hard drive. This cookie is used to store your login to the Site, so you may be logged in automatically when you return. The cookie is also used to track your participation in certain campaigns, such as e-mail campaigns. 
IP Addresses.  We use your IP Address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Web site and otherwise provide our service to you.   

Disclosure
Third Party.  We may provide your personally identifiable information and the data generated by cookies and the aggregate information to the vendors and service agencies that we may engage to assist us in providing our services to you. For example, we may provide your personally identifiable information to our third party licensors and hosting providers to provide access to this Site and services to you.  We may analyze the information collected for trends and statistics in the aggregate, but such information will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only and it will not contain personally identifiable information.  We may use such aggregate information to analyze trends, administer the Site, track users’ movements, deliver advertisements and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. 
Legal.  We will disclose your personally identifiable information and other information if we reasonably believe we are required to do so (i) by law, regulation or other government authority including court order, (ii) to protect Cooler’s rights and property, (iii) to protect against unauthorized use of Cooler’s services, and (iv) during emergencies such as when we believe someone’s physical safety is at risk. 
Transfer.  We will not sell your personally identifiable information to any company or organization, except we may transfer your personally identifiable information and other information to a successor entity upon a merger, consolidation or other corporate reorganization in which Cooler participates or to a purchaser of all or substantially all of Cooler’s assets. 
Children’s Privacy.  Cooler recognizes the privacy interests of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests.  This Site is not intended for children under the age of 13.  Cooler does not target its services or this Site to children under 13.  Cooler does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.  By using this Site and our services, you represent and warrant that you are at least 13 years of age.
Links to Third Party Sites.  The Site may provide links to other Web sites or resources over which Cooler does not have control (“External Web Sites”).  Such links do not constitute an endorsement by Cooler of those External Web Sites.  You acknowledge that Cooler is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and further agree that Cooler is not responsible for the content of such External Web Sites.  Your use of External Web Sites is subject to the terms of use and privacy policies located on the linked to External Web Sites
Security.  This Site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.  Such measures are reasonably designed to help protect your personally identifiable information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.  Although we make good faith efforts to store the information collected by Cooler, we cannot guarantee complete security of such information.

Opting Out and Correction
Opt-out.  You may opt-out of receiving communications from us by updating your preference in the “My Impact” section of the Site.
Correction.  Users of the Site may contact Cooler, as specified below, to remove or correct your personally identifiable information.  You may correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error.  Cooler reserves the right to verify your identity before granting access to this information or making corrections, and reserves the right to deny access to anyone who does not confirm their identity to Cooler’s satisfaction
Contacting Cooler.  We strive to do everything we can to protect the privacy of our users. Please feel free to share any comments and concerns with us.  If users have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of the site, or your dealings with the site, you can e-mail us.