Welcome to SCIchild.com or any of our family of branded sites. Scandinavian Child LLC (Scandinavian Child) understands that your trust is our most important asset and we take the protection and proper use of your personal information seriously. We respect your privacy, and take great care to safeguard information in our possession. Your preferences for use of your information are our highest priority. Scandinavian Child does not share customer information (including e-mail addresses) unless it is necessary to provide you with Scandinavian Child products or services, or we are legally required to do so. Even within Scandinavian Child, we restrict access to your information to those individuals who need it to provide you with services. In this policy, the words "we", "our", and "us" refer to Scandinavian Child and our family of web sites at www.SCIchild.com, www.svanusa.com, www.ankababy.com, www.Cariboo.us, www.beabausa.com, www.lillebabyusa.com, www.micralitestroller.com, and other brand related sites owned and controlled by Scandinavian Child, and the phrases "personally identifiable information" or "personal information" mean any information by which you can be identified or contacted, such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, etc.
Categories of Personally Identifiable Information We Collect
We collect personally identifiable information, as defined above, from you when you register on our website, place an order with us, subscribe to Scandinavian Child email updates (e.g. our e-mail newsletter), or through communications with you. We may also collect personal information about you from other third parties, such as demographic firms, to make our future marketing efforts more efficient.
How We Use Your Information
We use your personal information that we collect to conduct our business and to provide you with the best possible products and services. To best serve you, we may share your personally identifiable information with service providers that provide support services to us or that help us market our products and services. Service providers, third parties who perform services on our behalf, are contractually restricted from using your information in any manner other than in helping us to provide you with the products and services available from Scandinavian Child. We may also, in certain instances, disclose your personally identifiable information when we have reason to believe that it is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action to protect your rights or the rights of Scandinavian Child or others. We may also disclose your personally identifiable information when we believe it is required by law.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Your Information, Your Choice
To update us with your information sharing preferences, you may call 919-747-8500, e-mail SCIInfo@SCIchild.com, or send your request to Scandinavian Child LLC, P.O. Box 31243, Raleigh, NC 27622. Please note your preference as stated below: "I prefer not to receive e-mail advertisements, such as newsletters, updates regarding products and services, special promotions or upcoming events." (You may also click the designated link at the bottom of all Scandinavian Child e-mail advertisements to be removed from future e-mail updates.) "I prefer not to receive direct mail advertisements, such as periodic catalogs and mailings regarding products, special promotions or upcoming events." Please note that such requests may take up to four to six weeks to become effective.
Scandinavian Child will never knowingly request or collect personal information from any person under 18 years of age without prior verifiable parental consent. If we become aware that an individual is under the age of 18 and has submitted any information to Scandinavian Child for any purpose without prior verifiable parental consent, we will delete his or her information from our files.
We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect the confidentiality and security of personally identifiable information transmitted to us using this website. To guard your information, our website uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). SSL encrypts your credit card number, name and address so only Scandinavian Child is able to decode your information. Please note that e-mail is not encrypted and is not considered to be a secure means of transmitting credit card information. To be sure your connection is secure, look at the bottom status bar of your browser window. If you see an unbroken key or a closed lock (depending on your browser) the SSL is active and your information is secure. Most browsers offer additional security alerts as well. If for some reason you are unable to connect to our secure server, please call us at 919-747-8500.
We reserve the right to change this policy, and to apply any changes to information previously collected, as permitted by law. If our information practices change in the future, we will notify you by posting the policy changes on our website. This policy was last updated on January 2009.