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Privacy Policy


Effective January 12, 2010

American Covers, Inc. dba HandStands (we) know that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. This notice describes our privacy policy. By visiting this website, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. When you visit our website we gather Information (as defined in the HandStands TERMS OF USE) and certain other data, such as your IP address. This Information and Data about you is subject to our "Privacy Policy." We may collect non-personally identifiable information about you in a variety of methods, including tracking how you arrived at our site through your IP address, computer settings or the URL you most-recently visited. We may also ask you to provide certain non-personally identifiable information about yourself, such as your age, gender, etc. We do not collect any personally identifiable information about you unless you voluntarily submit such information to us, by, for example, creating a "username." The types of information that may be requested include your name, phone number, location, date of birth, e-mail address, postal code, and other contact information.

We do not knowingly collect any personal information from minors, including without limitation children under the age of 18. If you are under 18, you may use our website only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.

When you visit this website we might insert some "cookies" on your computer or mobile device. Cookies are small pieces of instruction stored on your hard drive or device. We may use cookies to deliver content and/or information specific to your interests and to help you avoid re-entering your username and password each time you access the Website.

We typically use the Information and Data you provide us to improve the design and performance of the Website. We may use your Information and Data to deliver to you, among other things, advertising, promotions and other material from Company. The Information may also be used to contact you when necessary, and to deliver or assist in delivering information regarding the Website.

HandStands limits access to any Information or Data to those employees who need to know your information. We do not share or sell your personally identifiable information to third parties for use in delivering to you third party advertising. We may, however, provide access to the Information and Data to third parties that assist us in the operation and delivery of the Website, and/or in the delivery of notifications regarding the Website. We will take reasonable steps to require such third parties to comply with the terms of this Privacy Policy. We may also share general information about users of the Website (e.g., age and location demographics) with third parties without disclosing the users identities as individuals in order to inform third parties about the types of people that utilize the Website. You hereby authorize us to share the Information and Data with third parties for the above purposes.

We may disclose your Information and Data if, among other things, we are required to do so by law or if acting with a good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to:
(1) comply with legal process;
(2) enforce the TERMS OF USE;
(3) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third parties;
(4) respond to your requests for customer Website; or
(5) protect the rights, property or personal safety of Company, its users or the public.

HandStands has physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access to the Information and Data. Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of Information and Data, we cannot assure you that Information (including your personally identifiable information) that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy.

Our website may contain links to other web sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites. Third parties may display advertisements on the Website and on such web sites. These advertisements may contain cookies or other technologies. These third parties may collect information or insert cookies or other technologies without our knowledge.

Please remember that any information that you disclose on a publicly accessible portion of a website that is part of the Website may become public. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy is governed by and incorporated by reference into the American Covers, Inc. dba HandStands TERMS OF USE available at, and should be interpreted consistent therewith.