|ZHEDO is committed to respecting the privacy rights of our
customers and all visitors to our web site. We take this matter
very seriously, and have instituted many policies and procedures
to insure that none of your privacy rights as stated herein are
and details the measures we have taken to safeguard and protect
your privacy, while providing you with a unique and rewarding
online shopping experience. By visiting ZHEDO, you are agreeing
to the policies detailed below.
What if you communicate with ZHEDO electronically?
When you send an email to ZHEDO or visit the web site, you are
communicating with us electronically. When you send an email to
ZHEDO, you consent to receive communications from us
electronically in response. Please note that this does not
constitute opting in to our email or direct mail lists. ZHEDO may
communicate with you by email, by updating or posting notices on
the web site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosure
and other communications that ZHEDO provides to you
electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such
communication be in writing. All communications with ZHEDO become
the property of ZHEDO.
What information does ZHEDO collect?
In order to serve you better, ZHEDO collects and stores your
personal information when you: ( | )create an account on ZHEDO, (
|| )sign up to be notified of special deals like discounts and
exclusive offers, or ( ||| ) enter a contest or promotion on our
site. An account is created when you do one of following things:
make a purchase on ZHEDO or register for an account on ZHEDO, or
enter certain ZHEDO sweepstakes. When creating an account, we ask
you for your first and last name, your e-mail address, a
password, and perhaps some other similar information. If you are
making a purchase, we will additionally ask you for your billing
address, shipping address, and credit card information. Our
system also may gather information about the areas you visit on
our site as well as the IP address you use to connect to our
site. We may use this data internally only for 2 reasons: 1) to
personalize your experience on ZHEDO. com and the marketing
materials you receive from ZHEDO or its partners and 2) to
prevent fraud on your account. We would not share any of this
data on an individual basis (we may share it in an aggregate form
without personal identifiers) with any outside company other than
perhaps consultants or service providers of ZHEDO who were
assisting ZHEDO in serving you better. Of course, to the extent
that we would ever share any of that information with a
consultant or service provider, we would only do so if that party
agreed to protect your private information by adopting a privacy
policy at least as stringent as our own. We do use navigational
information both in the aggregate and on an individual basis to
understand how our visitors use ZHEDO so that we can make our
site better. We do not keep track of where you go on the World
What does ZHEDO do with this personal information?
Your information is used to process your orders and personalize
your shopping experience on ZHEDO, for internal purposes and to
comply with any legal requirements. By storing your personal
information on a secure server, ZHEDO is able to shorten your
checkout process and allow you to check your order status online.
At ZHEDO, we also review what kinds of products appeal most to
our customers as a group. This statistical information helps us
improve our offering in the same way that other companies change
their catalog based on what sells best. We may also use
information about the kinds of products you buy from ZHEDO to
make other marketing offers to you. Of course, you always have
the option to opt-out from receiving such offers (for
instructions on how to opt-out, please see below). To the extent
that you use electronic wallet technology provided by a portal,
such as AOL's Quick Checkout feature or MSN's .NET
Passport technology, or another service provider, we may share
some of your purchase information with that portal or service
provider to assist that portal in serving you better. However,
rest assured that we would only share that information with the
same portal you are using and then only to the extent that such
portal agreed to protect your private information by adopting a
Does ZHEDO share any information it collects with outside
We may use your purchase information about the products you buy
from ZHEDO to make ZHEDO receiving such offers (for instructions
on how to opt-out, please see below). We may share this
information with consultants or service providers to help ZHEDO
serve you better. Of course, to the extent that we would ever
share any of that information with a consultant or service
provider, we would only do so if that party agreed to protect
stringent as our own. To the extent that you use electronic
wallet technology provided by a portal, such as AOL's Quick
Checkout feature or MSN's .NET Passport technology, we may
share some of your purchase information with that portal to
assist that portal in serving you better. However, rest assured
that we would only share that information with the portal you are
using and then only to the extent that such portal agreed to
least as stringent as our own. If you provide us with your name
and postal address, we may make this information available to
other companies who want to mail you information about their
products. Of course, you always have the option to not have such
information shared (For instructions on how to insure that this
information will not be shared, please see below). Except as
provided above, as required by law, or in the event of a merger,
consolidation, or sale of all or substantially all of ZHEDO's
assets, we will not sell or otherwise share any of your purchase
information with any third party without your permission.
How does ZHEDO safeguard my personal information?
ZHEDO has implemented a variety of security measures to maintain
the safety of your personal information. Your personal
information is contained behind secured networks and is only
accessible by a limited number of employees who have special
access rights: (check our PCI Compliance Certificate). When you
place orders or access your personal information, we offer the
use of a secure server. All sensitive/credit information supplied
by you is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology
and securely stored in ZHEDO's database.
Does ZHEDO provide a way to update or remove personal
ZHEDO provides a my account feature on our website which allows
you to modify and/or remove most of your personal information.
This page can be accessed by clicking the my account link of
every page on the site. Rest assured that all of your information
within my account is secure and accessible only by you or limited
How we use your e-mail address?
Your e-mail address is used to create and identify your account
on ZHEDO. Your e-mail address is also used by ZHEDO to correspond
with you about any orders that you may place or to notify you
with the results of any contests you may have entered. We may
also use your e-mail address to notify you about important
functionality changes to the Web site, new ZHEDO services and
special offers and promotions we think you'll find valuable.
If you would rather not receive this information, or would like
to opt-out of receiving e-mail of this kind, simply click on the
"Unsubscribe" link that appears at the bottom of any
email and follow the simple instructions to have your email
address removed from the list of customers who receive notices of
new functionality, services, special offers and promotions.
Alternately, if you have created an account with ZHEDO, you can
also remove your email address from our list of addresses that
receive information about new products, service, sales and
promotions by clicking on the "my account" button that
appears on most every page of our Web site, logging into your
account, clicking on the "edit preferences" button, and
making the appropriate change.
Does ZHEDO use "cookies"?
A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web site that
is saved on your hard disk by your computer's browser. The
cookie holds information a site may need to personalize your
experience and to gather web site statistical data, such as which
pages are visited, the internet provider's domain name and
country that our visitors come from (e.g. "aol.com" or
"msn.com") and the addresses of the sites visited
immediately before coming to and immediately after leaving
ZHEDO.com. However, none of this information is associated with
you as an individual. It is measured anonymously and only in the
aggregate. The information in the cookies lets us trace your
"clickstream" activity (i.e., the paths take by
visitors to our site as they move from page to page). Cookies do
not capture your individual email address or any private
information about you.
ZHEDO may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on
our web site as well as third party companies to provide tracking
and analysis of information and data collected from visitors to
our web site. These companies may employ cookies and action tags
(also known as single pixel gifs or web beacons) to measure
advertising effectiveness. Any information that these third
parties collect via cookies and action tags is completely
anonymous and ZHEDO reserves the right to provide that
information and data to these third parties.
To browse without cookies, you can configure your browser to
reject all cookies, or to 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. Even
without accepting a cookie, you can still access most of the
features on ZHEDO.
How can you remove your name from our direct mail or email list?
To have your email address removed from our list of addresses
that receive information about new products, service, sales and
promotions, simply click on the "Unsubscribe" link that
appears at the bottom of any email and follow the simple
instructions. Alternately, if you have created an account with
ZHEDO, you can also remove your email address from our list of
addresses that receive information about new products, service,
sales and promotions by clicking on the "my account"
button that appears on most every page of our Web site, logging
into your account, clicking on the "edit preferences"
button, and making the appropriate change.
How to Unsubscribe from ZHEDO's Direct Mail (Physical Mail)
Forward an email including your full name, physical mailing
address and zip code
i.e. John Doe
23 W. 46 Street
New York, NY 10018
Include optout as the subject line
Send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
To have your name and address removed from our list of addresses
that may receive information and/or special offers from companies
other than ZHEDO that we think might interest you, simply send an
email to email@example.com and type UNSUBSCRIBE as the subject
of your reply.
PLEASE NOTE: It can take up to 3 business days to process this
request so you may get another email from us. Thank you in
advance for your understanding.
service and you agree that using this site signifies your assent
without advanced notice. If we decide to change our privacy
policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are
always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and
under what circumstances we disclose it. Tell us what you think
If you have any comments or questions about ZHEDO's privacy
statement, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org