Privacy Policy

Security

Personal information provided on the Web Site and online credit card transactions are transmitted through a secure server using Secure Socket Layering (SSL), encryption technology. When the letters "http" in the URL change to "https," the "s" indicates you are in a secure area employing SSL; also, your browser may give you a pop-up message that you're about to enter a secure area.  You can shop at www.PuzzlesAndBeyond.com with confidence.

You may purchase online merchandise by calling 732-952-3651 M-F 12:00 – 5:00 PM Eastern Time . One of our customer service associates will gladly take your order.

We are committed to handling your personal information with high standards of information security. We take appropriate physical and administrative steps to maintain the security and accuracy of personally identifiable information we collect, including limiting the number of people who have physical access to our database servers, as well as employing password protections that guard against unauthorized access. Our website uses encryption technology, such as Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), to protect your personal information during data transport. SSL encrypts ordering information such as your name, address and credit card number. Our customer service center and site operate over a private, secure network. www.PuzzlesAndBeyond.com is registered with the Authorize.Net Verified Merchant Seal program.  The company adheres to strict industry standards for payment processing. For additional information regarding the privacy of your sensitive cardholder data, please read the Authorize.Net Privacy Policy at www.authorize.net/company/privacy/  Please note that e-mail is not encrypted and is not considered to be a secure means of transmitting credit card information.

When you visit this Web Site, our web server automatically collect anonymous information such as log data and IP addresses. We may use the automatically collected information for a number of purposes, such as improving our site design, product assortments, customer service, and special promotions.

As we continue to develop our Web site and take advantage of advances in technology to improve the services we offer, this privacy policy likely will change. We therefore encourage you to refer to this policy on an ongoing basis so that you understand our current privacy policy. 

How we use the information we collect

We use the information we collect for various purposes, including:

  • to complete your purchase transactions
  • to provide the services you request
  • to send you offerings by e-mail
  • to keep you informed about the status of your orders
  • to identify your product and service preferences, so we can notify you of new or additional products, services, and promotions that might be of interest to you
  • to notify you of product recalls or provide other information concerning products you have purchased
  • to improve our merchandise selections, customer service, and overall shopping experience

Compliance with Law

We may provide access to information when legally required to do so, to cooperate with police investigations or other legal proceedings, to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Web Site, to limit our legal liability and protect our rights or to protect the rights, property or safety of visitors of this Web Site or the public.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of information that a web site will store on your computer's hard drive. It will use cookies to identify you during your session, make our services easier to use and to store items in your shopping cart between visits. Cookies are never used to store sensitive customer information such as names, addresses, credit card numbers or passwords. Acceptance of cookies is not a requirement to browse our site; however our shopping cart does require the acceptance of cookies to work properly. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can configure your browser to prevent it.

What do you do with personal information?

We do not sell, trade, or rent any of your personal information to any third party.

What do you do with the e-mails?

If you provide a valid e-mail address we use it to send you your order confirmation and confirmation of shipment or for any response to your question(s). Otherwise, we only send e-mails to customers that sign up for our Newsletter, in which you can always opt out of. We may also need to contact a customer for any unforeseen problems with their order.

Do we sell copies to mailing list?

No, we do not sell any information to mailing list.

Will I get sale calls?

We do not make sale calls. If you provide your phone number we only use it if we need to contact you due to unforeseen problems with your order or a delivery problem.

Under Age privacy

You must be at least 18 years old to use this site. We do not knowingly collect, use, or disclose Personally Identifiable Information about visitors under 18 years of age. If you are a minor, you can use this service only in conjunction with your parents or guardians approval. Under age children should always ask their parents or guardians for permission before providing any personal information to anyone online. We urge parents and guardians to participate in their children's online activities and use parental control or other web filtering technology to supervise children's access to the web.

Acceptance

By using this Web Site, you accept the policies set forth in this Privacy Policy.

Any questions?

We'll be happy to provide additional information or answer any questions.

Please:
Call 732-952-3651
Or Write:
Puzzles & Beyond – Customer Relations
P.O. Box 304
Old Bridge, NJ 08857

Use

You have permission to electronically copy and print hard copies of pages from this Web site solely for personal, non-commercial purposes related to placing an order or shopping with PuzzlesAndBeyond.com. Unless we give you written permission in advance, any other use of this Web site, its content and its information, including linking or framing to this Web site, are strictly prohibited.

Links to other sites

While, visiting PuzzlesAndBeyond.com, you may link to Web sites operated by other parties. This does not mean that we endorse these Web sites. We do not make any representations or warranties about any Web site you may access through this Web site. They are independent from us, and we have no control over, or responsibility for, their information or activities.

In addition, our privacy practices may differ from those of these other sites. If you provide personal information at one of those sites, you are subject to the privacy policy of the operator of that site, not the Puzzles & Beyond privacy policy. Make sure you understand any Web site's privacy policies before providing personal information.

Errors and inaccuracies

Our goal is to provide complete, accurate, up-to-date information on our Web site. Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that any Web site is completely free of human or technological errors. This site may contain typographical mistakes, inaccuracies, or omissions, some of which may relate to pricing and availability, and some information may not be complete or current. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions -- including after an order has been submitted and to change or update information at any time without prior notice. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

No confidentiality

Except for information necessary to place an order, we do not want to receive confidential or proprietary information or trade secrets through this Web site. Any information, materials, suggestions, ideas or comments sent to us will be deemed non-confidential, and by submitting it, you are granting us an irrevocable and unrestricted license to use, modify, reproduce, transmit, display and distribute it for any purpose whatsoever, with no payment or other compensation to you. However, we will not use your name unless we are required by law to identify the source of the materials, information, suggestions, ideas or comments, or unless we first obtain your permission.

Applicable Law

While visiting our site, you agree that the laws of the state of New Jersey, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and us or any of our affiliates.

Disputes

Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to our Web site or to products purchased here shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Old Bridge, New Jersey. However, if you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate our intellectual property rights, we may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the state of New Jersey. You consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. 

Protecting your information

As part of our ongoing commitment to ensure that your shopping experience with PuzzlesAndBeyond.com is protected, PuzzlesAndBeyond.com will prosecute all unauthorized or fraudulent transactions to the fullest extent allowed by law.



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