TEASPOON WILLIE’S— privacy policy

Effective September, 2008

Your privacy is very important to us at Moonchaser’s Teaspoon Worldwide DBA Teaspoon Willie’s, Inc., a Colorado corporation (“we” or “us” or “Teaspoon Willie’s”). This Privacy Policy applies to this website and all of the products and services offered by Teaspoon Willie’s and describes the principles and practices that apply to Personal Information (as defined below) collected from users of our services (“you”) on teaspoonwillies.com (the “Teaspoon Willie’s Website” or “Website”), or in telephone or email communications.

Simply put:

  • We will not collect Personal Information without your knowledge and permission;

  • We will not knowingly disclose your Personal Information to third parties, except as provided in this Privacy Policy;

  • We will allow you to view, correct, or remove your Personal Information; and

  • We will take reasonable steps to protect the security of the Personal Information we collect from you.

In this Privacy Policy, capitalized terms are defined in this Section or in the first paragraph above.

Registered User” means an individual who has registered with the Website. Registered Users must enter their email address and choose a password.

Personal Information” means any information, recorded in any form, about an identified individual, or an individual whose identity may be inferred from the information. This includes, for example, name, email address, mailing address, credit card information, age, race, and sex.

Products” means the goods provided for sale by Teaspoon Willie’s.

Services” means any services offered by Teaspoon Willie’s through its Website or over the telephone.

If you do not agree with these terms, do not provide any Personal Information to us. If you refuse, withdraw your consent, or if you choose not to provide us with any required Personal Information, we may not be able to provide you with Products or Services that can be offered on our Website. Some Products and/or Services are only available to those Registered Users who provide us with Personal Information.

Choices for Personal Information
When you sign up on the Website, purchase a particular Product(s), or use any Service(s) that require(s) registration, we ask you to provide Personal Information. If we use this information in a manner different than the purposes for which it is collected, then we will ask for your consent prior to such use.
If we propose to use Personal Information for any purposes other than those described in this Privacy Policy we will offer you an effective way to opt-out of the use of Personal Information for those other purposes. We will not collect or use Personal Information for purposes other than those described in this Privacy Policy unless we have obtained your prior consent.

Minors (as defined under the laws of their jurisdiction of residence) are not eligible to register for or purchase the Products or use Services available on our Website. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from any Minor, and we will not use such information if we discover that it has been provided by a Minor.

What Personal Information we collect
We collect only such information as necessary to provide Products and/or Services to you.

When you are just visiting: You can visit certain areas of our Website without signing in or revealing who you are.

When you register as a Registered User: If you register with us as a Registered User, we collect Personal Information that is necessary to provide the Products and/or Services offered on our Website. We may require that you provide, without limitation, your name, email address, and mailing address. You also need to choose a password and set a Challenge Question for identification purposes. The password you choose will be required to gain access to portions of our Website reserved for Registered User use, such as purchasing Products at checkout.

When you purchase Products and/or Services from us: If you purchase any Products from Teaspoon Willie’s through our Website, you will be required to provide your name, billing address, shipping address, credit card or PaySimple account information, phone number, and email address.

How we use the Personal Information we collect
We use Personal Information in order to provide and enhance the Products or Services offered on our Website:

  • To provide tips or guidance on how to use our Website, inform you of new features on our Website, or provide other information that may be of interest to users;

  • To personalize the service we provide to you, and to tailor your experience at our Website to your interests and needs;

  • To send you emails about our Products and/or Services;

  • To audit compliance with our policies and contractual obligations, including, but not limited to, the Terms of Use;

  • To ensure the technical functioning of our network;

  • To develop new Products and/or Services;

  • As permitted by, and to comply with, any legal or regulatory requirements or provisions; or

  • For any other purpose to which you consent.

Aggregated Information:
“Aggregated information” is information, recorded in any form, about more than one individual, where the identity of each individual is not known, and cannot be inferred from the information. We may use aggregated information to describe our user base to current or potential partners, investors, and advertisers; after a survey, to understand and respond to market needs and preferences; or to make recommendations to other users of our Website.

What we do NOT do:
We do not and will not, at any time, request your credit card or payment information, login password, Social SecurIty Number or national identification numbers in a non-secure or unsolicited e‑mail or telephone communication. Identity theft and the practice currently known as “phishing” are of great concern to us. Safeguarding information to help protect you from identity theft is our priority. For more information about phishing, you may want to visit the Federal Trade Commission at http://www.ftc.gov/.

Disclosure without consent:
Please note that there are circumstances where the use or disclosure of Personal Information may be justified or permitted, or where TEASPOON WILLIE’S may be obligated to disclose information without consent. Such circumstances may include, but are not limited to:

If required to comply with a subpoena or warrant issued or an order made by a court, person, or body with jurisdiction to compel the production of information, or to comply with the rules of a court with jurisdiction relating to the production of records.  If we receive a formal request to disclose your Personal Information in connection with a legal action, we will attempt to contact you about it, if permitted by law, via the email address you provided during registration before we respond to that request.

If we believe in good faith that a law, regulation, rule, or guideline requires disclosure.

To a person who needs the information because of an emergency that threatens the life, health, or security of Teaspoon Willie’s or an identifiable person or group as required or permitted by law.

Where it is necessary to collect monies owing to us.

How we protect Personal Information
Teaspoon Willie’s and its Website Manager employ physical, administrative, and technical safeguards to help protect the confidentiality and integrity of Personal Information, and to reduce the risk of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, or modification of Personal Information. When Personal Information is sent to our service providers, we require, in our contracts with them, that they protect all Personal Information in a manner consistent with the principles articulated in this Privacy Policy.
If you choose to contact Teaspoon Willie’s through the Website, you should be aware that any information transmitted electronically via the World Wide Web may not be secure. Teaspoon Willie’s assumes no liability for the loss of any information or any damage that may result from the loss of such information that you transmit to us via the World Wide Web.

Requests for removal of Personal Information
If you request that we remove all of your Personal Information, we will promptly do so to the extent possible. Please remember that we may not be able to honor your request if we are legally obligated to retain that information.

Teaspoon Willie’s reserves the right to monitor and review, from time to time, any information transmitted or received through the Website or email communications, for quality assurance and other purposes. We reserve the right to censor, edit, remove, or prohibit the transmission or receipt of any information that Teaspoon Willie’s deems inappropriate or in violation of our Terms of Use. During monitoring, the information may be examined, recorded, or copied by us.

When you visit the Teaspoon Willie’s Website we send one or more cookies (a small file containing a string of characters) to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. We use cookies to improve the quality of our Website, Products, and Services by storing user preferences and tracking user trends, such as what people purchase. Cookies do NOT contain any personally identifiable information, but rather information that is useful for our Website in customizing its appearance for you. Nearly all modern Websites use cookies to enhance and make more efficient your experience. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Some features of our Website, however, may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.

Web Beacons
Our Website may contain electronic images known as web beacons, which are also called single-pixel gifs. These images allow us to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. Web beacons are NOT used to access your personally identifiable information but are used to compile aggregated statistics about our Website usage.

Web beacons collect only a limited set of information including a cookie number, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the web beacon resides.

This Privacy Policy only applies to this Website. For your convenience, the Teaspoon Willie’s Website provides links to other websites. When you click on one of these links, you are leaving our Website and entering another website. We do not exercise control over the websites displayed as search results or links from within our various services and we are not responsible for such third party websites. These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data, or solicit personal information from you. You should carefully review the privacy statements of any other websites you visit, because those privacy statements will apply to your visit to such other websites.

User Communications
When you send email or other communications to Teaspoon Willie’s, we may retain those communications in order to process your order(s), answer inquiries, respond to your requests, and improve our products and overall service.

Changes to the Privacy Policy and Changes in Ownership
We may change or supplement this Privacy Policy from time to time in our sole discretion. We may also undergo a change of ownership. We will post an appropriate notice of changes to the Privacy Policy and changes in ownership on our Website. Changes to the Privacy Policy will apply to the information collected from the date we post the revised Privacy Policy on the Website, as well as to existing information held by us.
If Teaspoon Willie’s becomes involved in a merger, acquisition, or any form of sale of some or substantially all of its assets, we will provide notice before Personal Information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.
If we decide to change this Privacy Policy in a material way or if we seek to collect, use, or disclose Personal Information for purposes other than those to which consent has been obtained, we will obtain the necessary consents required under applicable privacy laws, unless otherwise required or permitted by law. If any proposed change is unacceptable to you, you may request that we remove your Personal Information from our records.

Contact Information
If you have any questions or concerns about: (i) access to Personal Information; (ii) the collection, use, management, or disclosure of Personal Information; (iii) this Privacy Policy or our information handling practices; or (iv) with whom your Personal Information is shared, or if you need further assistance with respect to our Privacy Policy, you may contact us as indicated below. We will attempt to respond to your questions or concerns promptly after we receive them.

Teaspoon Willie’s

1550 Larimer Street, Suite 244, Denver, CO 80202 | 303.895.3847 | info@teaspoonwillies.com