The Organizing Shoppe Privacy Policy

By accessing or using The Organizing Shoppe website, providing information to us through a contact center or at our stores or buying our products, you agree to the terms of the most recent version of this Privacy Policy and our Terms and Conditions. 

 

Our Policy

The Organizing Shoppe does not sell or share your personal information with other companies for their marketing efforts. We strive to provide you with the best possible customer service, and as such, are committed to helping you organize your life and provide you with the best possible products to help organize your home. This privacy policy serves as a way to show you how much we value your safety and privacy while shopping with us, and to explain the measures we go through to protect your personal information.  

 

This Privacy Policy applies to information collected by The Organizing Shoppe through our Internet website (currently located at www.theorganizingshoppe.com), our Customer Service email service, and our store location. It is designed to ensure that our customers understand how and why The Organizing Shoppe collects and uses the information provided to us.

Our site is not directed to children under the age of 13 years. We will never request personally identifiable information from anyone whom we know to be under the age of 13 without verifiable parental consent. By using our Site, you represent and warrant that you are at least 13 years old. If we become aware that a customer is under the age of 13 and has registered without prior verifiable parental consent, we will remove his or her personally identifiable registration information.

In addition, you must be at least 18 years old in order to establish an online account. By creating an online account with us you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age.

Acceptance of Terms

By using our Site, our Contact Center, or our Stores, you agree to The Organizing Shoppe 's Privacy Policy. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of this policy at any time. If this policy changes in the future, we will let you know by posting the updated policy on our sit. Please check this page periodically for changes. If there are material changes in the way we will use or share personal information about you, we will provide notice of our revised Privacy Policy when you access your online account or provide you with an email notification. Your continued use of our site, our Customer Service support channels, or our Store following the posting of the revised policy means you accept the changed policy.

 

Collecting Personal Information

We collect information about you when you make a purchase in our stores, through our Customer Support Channels, or through our Site. This information may include your name, mailing and billing address, zip code, phone number, and/or email address. We may also ask for this information if you choose to participate in a survey, sweepstakes, contest, promotion or giveaway. We consider information that personally identifies you, such as your name, email address or billing information, and other data that is linked to such information, to be personal information.

You can browse our Site and read our editorial content without providing any personal information. However, you must provide personal information in order to make a purchase. With sales transactions, we may collect payment information including credit/debit card information, gift card and merchandise credit numbers, and/or checking account information. When you make a purchase in our Store, through our Customer Service Channels, or through our Site, we collect transactional information related to your purchase (i.e., what you bought, the price you paid, the payment method you used, and if the product was on sale).

We use third-party partners to collect information about your use of our Site and your product preferences. If you have provided us with your personal information, information about your use of our Site and your preferences may be linked to your personal information so that we may more effectively market to you, or to help identify problems on our Site.

We also collect some personal information when you use other features of our Site. We collect your email address if you sign up for our email list. In order to establish an online account, you will be asked to provide your name, email address, and zip code, and you will also need to establish a password. If you use email to connect with our Customer Service Department, we will ask for your name and email address.

Browsing Our Website

When you are using our Site, we log your IP address (a number that identifies your computer on the Internet) for system administration, troubleshooting and to examine overall traffic trends. For example, IP addresses help us determine the percentage of people coming from various online gateways, such as Google or Yahoo!. It is also linked to your personal information if you provide your personal information to The Organizing Shoppe.

Another tool we use is called a cookie, which is a small data file stored on your computer that allows us to customize portions of our Site to your preferences. Generally, we use cookies to remind us of who you are, tailor our product selection to you, and to ensure that only you have access to your account and any personal organization projects, wish lists or custom space designs you have created with us. The cookie, by itself, doesn't provide any personal information, such as your name or email address. You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. (Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.) However, you may not be able to use some features of our Site if you set your browser to reject cookies.

We have implemented Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting on our Site, which provides us with information about categories of users who visit our site, such as the number of men and women, our visitors' age ranges, and our visitors' general interests. Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting does not provide us with any personal information about you, such as your name or email address. We use information from Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting to help us to better understand our customers and potential customers. 
Google permits you to opt-out of some of their services by using Google Ads Settings. For example, visitors can opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads. Google provides additional information about Google Analytics and additional opt-out options here and here.

We also use cookies and other tools to collect information about how you use our Site (for example, information about what pages you look at, what terms you use in searching our Site, or what products you investigate or purchase). This information may be collected directly by us, or it may be collected by a third-party service provider. If you have an account with us, this information may be linked to your account in order to provide you with product recommendations.

Please know that while some browsers allow you to send a signal indicating that you do not wish to be "tracked", our Site does not recognize or respond to these "Do Not Track" signals.

How We May Use Your Information

In order to serve you better, we may combine the information you provide us and the information we have from your purchases through our Site, through our Customer Service Channels, online and in our Store. We may also utilize information that is publicly available. This information, in total, is used to improve your overall experience with our company. Here are the ways we may use information about you in order to enhance your shopping experience at The Organizing Shoppe:

  • To complete your purchases. We use information about your transactions, including personal information you have provided, in order to process payments you have made and deliver products you have ordered. In doing so, we may transmit payment information to third parties, such as banks, credit card companies or payment clearance services. We may also provide shipping information to third parties in order to permit them to deliver products to you. 
  • For marketing and promotional purposes. We send targeted direct mail and texts to our customers about products or events that we think may be of interest, based on past purchases at The Organizing Shoppe. We may also send offers for discounts or promotions and information about campaigns, new products or new features. In addition, we send email communications to let customers know about promotions, organizational tips, and the most up-to-date happenings at The Organizing Shoppe. However, you can opt out of receiving catalogs, e-mails and other marketing materials from us. Information on how to opt out is provided below
  • To improve the content and navigation on our Site. For example, we may use cookies or other tools to track which sections or products online are most often visited and in what order. 
  • To enhance your online shopping experience. For example, we may use information about you to recognize you and welcome you back to our Site, personalizing your shopping experience, or to place advertisements or links on this Site for goods and services likely to be of interest to you. 

Sharing Your Information and Third-party Partnerships

As previously stated, we do not sell or share your personal information with other companies for their marketing efforts. On occasion, The Organizing Shoppe shares information collected from our customers with selected third-party companies who help assist us in our own advertising and marketing efforts. For example, we may retain an outside company to help us with customer research or to manage a customer database, to send direct mail, or to send email messages. The information we provide to third parties for such purposes may include your name, address, email address, Site usage, and purchase information, which will help us target marketing communications. The Organizing Shoppe also provides some anonymous information about customer purchases to third-party companies that assist us with advertising and promoting our products and services.

Additionally, like many other companies, The Organizing Shoppe may use outside marketing companies to place advertisements or links on other websites. When you visit this Site, these companies may collect non-personally identifiable information (e.g., your IP address, click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) about your visits to this Site and your visits to other websites over time 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 about your online activities over time and across different web sites. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising by certain participating advertising networks, you can visithttp://www.aboutads.info/choices/ and http://www.networkadvertising.org In addition, Google permits you to opt-out of some of their services by using Google Ads Settings, and provides information and additional opt-out options for Google Analytics here and here. The Organizing Shoppe is not responsible for the collection or use of information by such marketing companies or third-party websites.

Third parties may receive your personal information because you have visited their websites or accessed their links. Please refer to their privacy policies to learn about how they handle your personal information. Please note that The Organizing Shoppe has no control over the privacy practices of other companies of websites, and we do not assume any responsibility or liability for any third-party's data collection or disclosure practices, their failure to abide by their privacy policies, or the content of their websites.

In the event that The Organizing Shoppe is merged with or acquired by another company, or in the event of a transfer of our assets, we may disclose or transfer personal information and other information about usage of our Site in connection with such a transaction. In the event of such a transfer, we will notify you of the change of control of your personal information. You should also be aware that courts may have the authority under certain circumstances to permit personal information and other information about usage of our Site to be shared or transferred to third parties without your permission.

Disclosure of Your Personal Information

We will not use or disclose your personal information except: (1) as described in this Privacy Policy; (2) after obtaining your permission to a specific use or disclosure; (3) if it is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against persons or entities who may be causing injury to you, to The Organizing Shoppe, or to others; (4) if we are required to do so in order to comply with any valid legal process or governmental request (such as a court order, search warrant, subpoena, civil discovery request, or statutory requirement); or, (5) as we otherwise believe is required by law.

Security of Our Site

The Organizing Shoppe maintains security procedures designed to keep information we own, license and process from being accessed by any unauthorized person or business. We use a variety of multi-level security systems to control access to our systems and the data that we house. Our enterprise security operations center maintains real-time monitoring for information system vulnerabilities and unauthorized access attempts into our internal systems. We also maintain physical security for our facilities and limit access to certain critical areas of our business.

Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to or from our Site, and you do so at your own risk. Accordingly, we disclaim liability for any theft, loss, or interception of, or any unauthorized access or damage to any data or communications. By using our Site, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.

Anyone with access to the email address and password you use to create an account with us can obtain access to the personal information you have provided to us. We urge you to keep your password in a safe place and not share it with anyone. Always sign out from your account and close your browser window when you have finished your visit to our Site. This ensures that others cannot access your account, which is especially important if you are sharing a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account password, and you are responsible for any access to or use of our Site by any person or entity using your password, whether or not such access or use has been authorized by you.

Reviewing and Revising Your Account Information

You may review and make changes to the personal information that is stored in your user account by visiting the "My Account" area of our site.

Opting Out

While we hope that the information included in this Privacy Policy has helped you better understand how we use and protect your information to provide you with better service, we understand that you may still choose to not receive information from The Organizing Shoppe.

  • Email Opt-Out. All of our marketing emails are only sent to customers who provide their email address when creating an account instore or online, or when purchasing from our website. Registered users on our site can log on to the "My Account" section to change their email preferences. Instore account preferences can be changed instore or by phone by calling us at 732.703.6475 ext 6. We will apply your unsubscribe request as quickly as possible. There may be promotional email campaigns in process and you may continue to receive emails from us for a few days. We require up to ten days to apply your unsubscribe request. After this time, you will no longer receive marketing emails from The Organizing Shoppe. You may still receive emails regarding your transactions; for example, confirming that you have placed an order, or that an product you ordered has been shipped.

 

Questions

If you need any other information, please submit your requests or questions to The Organizing Shoppe, ATTN: Customer Service, 6760 US 9, Howell, NJ 07731 or email us at info@theorganizingshoppe.com Please allow up to 7-10 days for a response. For immediate assistance, please call us at 732.703.6475 ext 6.