Security For Your Protection We use 128-bit encryption technology and Secure Socket Layers (SSL) in all areas where your personal and account information is required. Our website is certified by VeriSign, which verifies that our website is authentic and that we use SSL security. In addition, your personal and account information and transaction history are kept behind our firewall. All transaction information is processed under encrytped channels. What Information Do We Collect and How Do We Use It? Effective February 1, 2004The Teacher's Crate collects customer information in an effort to improve our customer's shopping experience and to communicate with our customers about our products, services, and promotions. We collect information such as your name, e-mail and postal address and credit card numbers, that you provide to us when you place an order, when you save your information with us or when you participate in a sweepstakes, promotion, or survey. The Teacher's Crate may use your information collected online to process and fulfill your order. We also collect e-mail addresses at various locations within the site including when you order from the site so that we can send you any necessary e-mail messages related to your order—such as an order confirmation notice. In addition, we maintain a record of your product interests, purchases and whatever else might enable us to enhance and personalize your shopping experience. We also monitor site use and traffic patterns to improve our web site design and the products and services we offer. The Teacher's Crate recognizes that it must maintain and use customer information responsibly. The Teacher's Crate will not rent or sell your e-mail address for any reason. We do not share credit card information with third parties except for the purpose of processing payment for products you've ordered and as required by law. If at any time you would like us to delete any of your personal information on file, just e-mail The Teacher's Crate Customer Service at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 2048053629 Please be sure to include your e-mail address, full name, and password. Note To Children If you are under the age of 13, you are not permitted to submit any personal information to The Teacher's Crate. The Teacher's Crate is intended for users who are 13 years of age and older.