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Privacy Policy
Our Commitment to Privacy
Effective [01/01/02]

Whirling Girl values its customers and respects their privacy. We collect customer information in an effort to improve your shopping experience and to communicate with you about our products, services, and promotions. Whirling Girl recognizes that it must maintain and use customer information responsibly. We do not sell or rent the information you provide to us online to third parties.

This policy describes the personal information we collect about you, why we collect it, and how we use it. Our policy also describes the choices you can make about how we collect and use your information. If you have any questions about our privacy policy, email us at info@whirlinggirl.com, call us at 206-355-4567, or write us at Whirling Girl, 1215 N. 43rd St., Seattle, WA 98103.

If our information practices change in the future, we will let you know by posting the policy changes on our Web site or by communicating directly with you. We will notify you of any such change before we use your information in a manner not previously disclosed in our privacy policy. You will have the opportunity at that time to opt out of any new use of your information.



Frequently Asked Questions:



What kind of information does Whirling Girl collect?

We collect information (such as your name, email address, mailing address, and phone numbers) that you provide when you place an order or save your information with us. We also maintain a record of your your purchases online and offline.

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How does Whirling Girl use my information?

When you make an online purchase from Whirling Girl, we use your information to process your order. We will also send you emails to confirm your order, and we may need to contact you via phone, postal mail or email if we have other questions regarding your order. In addition, you will be automatically signed up to receive email updates about our products, services, and promotions.

When you save your information with Whirling Girl, you will also be automatically signed up to receive email updates.

If at any time you would like us to remove you from our email or postal mailing lists, feel free to email us at info@whirlinggirl.com, call us at 206-355-4567, or write us at Whirling Girl, 1215 N. 43rd St., Seattle, WA 98103.

Please be sure to include your email address, full name and password. If you have previously asked to be removed from our email list, we will not sign you up for email updates if you place an order over the Internet.

From time to time, we may also send you emails to help us learn more about your shopping preferences. In addition, we may use information about your product interests and purchases to help us improve our site design and your shopping experience.

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Does Whirling Girl share my information with third parties?

No.

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How do I access my information? How do I change or delete my information?

To access your information online, simply click "My Account," sign in, then choose the appropriate section to review, edit, or delete your personal information.

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How do I remove my information from email, phone, and postal mailing lists?

We want to communicate with you only if you want to hear from us. If you prefer not to receive information from us, either through email, postal mail or by phone, please let us know by sending us an email at info@whirlinggirl.com, calling us at 206-355-4567, or writing us at Whirling Girl, 1215 N. 43rd St., Seattle, WA 98103.

Please also note that when you make a purchase, we will send you emails to confirm your order and may also need to contact you via phone, postal mail or email if we have other questions regarding your order.

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What are cookies? How does Whirling Girl use cookies on its site?

A cookie is a small data file that Web sites often store on your computer's hard drive when you visit their sites. A cookie may contain information (such as a unique user ID), that is used to track the pages of the sites you've visited. We use cookies but do not store personally identifiable information in your cookie.

We use cookies in order to improve your shopping experience. When you visit Whirling Girl, your cookie helps us keep track of your order as you shop at our site. If you have saved your information with us, your cookie allows us to recognize you when you return to our site and provides you with access to your account information.

You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you turn off cookies, though, we will not be able to track your order or enable you to make a purchase from our site. Nor will we be able to recognize you as a signed up user to allow you access to your account information.

To enable cookies on your browser:

  • AOL 5.0:
    Select "Preferences"
    Click on "WWW"
    Select the "Security" tab
    Click on "Custom Level"
    Scroll down to "Cookies"
    Select "Enable"

  • Netscape Navigator / Communicator:
    Select "Preferences" from the "Edit" menu
    Select "Advanced" from the left-hand menu
    Select "Accept All Cookies"
    Click "OK"

  • Internet Explorer 5.0 for PC:
    Select "Internet Options" from the "Tools" menu
    Click the "Security" tab
    Click "Custom Level" at the bottom of the window
    Scroll down to "Cookies"
    Select "Always accept cookies"
    Click "OK"

  • Internet Explorer 5.0 for Mac:
    Select "Preferences" from the "Edit" menu
    Select "Receiving Files"
    Select the option "Never ask" under "When receiving cookies"
    Click "OK"

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What about links to other Web sites and services?

Whirling Girl may contain links to other sites that are not under our control. These Web sites have their own policies regarding privacy, which you should review before visiting them. We have no responsibility for linked Web sites and provide these links solely for the convenience and information of our visitors.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, you can email us at info@whirlinggirl.com, call us at 206-355-4567, or write us at Whirling Girl, 1215 N. 43rd St., Seattle, WA 98103.

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