It does not apply to other websites owned by Sumner Communications or to which we may link. The
when you visit our Site, how we may use that information, whether we disclose it to anyone, and the
choices you have regarding our use of the information, and your ability to control our disclosure
on use of our Site, please read our Site Terms and Conditions of Service at
Information Which We Collect
We collect two types of information from you: (i) information that you knowingly and voluntarily
supply to us (e.g., through a registration process, sign-ups, or other interaction with the Site);
and (ii) information that is derived through automated tracking mechanisms.
In order to fully access the Site, you may need to complete a registration process and some of this
information will identify you personally or enable you to be identified personally, either alone or
information as "personally identifiable information." This may include your name or associated
company name, postal address, home or work telephone number, password, email address, credit card
information and information used to verify your identity or to avoid fraud. This personal
information is collected from you in a variety of ways, including your responses to correspondence,
registering for a service, or participation in interactive aspects of our Site or related services.
In addition, during the registration process, you may knowingly and willingly provide additional
personal information, such as, your user name, your website or blog address, photographs,
information about your hobbies and interests, your gender, or your birthday.
Information Collected Using Cookies and Other Web Technologies
Like many websites, our Site may use "cookies" or other similar tracking technologies to collect
information which will help us to improve the quality of our services and to make it easier for you
to navigate the Site. This information typically includes your IP address, the address of the web
page you were visiting when you accessed the Site, the name of your operating system (such as
Windows or Macintosh), the name and version of your browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Firefox),
pages navigated during your visit to the Site, and the date and time of your visit, among other
things. Although most web browsers automatically accept cookies, most computers allow you to
change your browser setting to prevent acceptance of cookies. You may set most browsers to notify
you if you receive a cookie or you may choose to block cookies with your browser. Please note
that if you choose to erase or block your cookies, certain features or parts of the Site may not
How We Use Your Information
We use the information that we collect from you to improve our Site, our services, and your
experience with our Site and services. For example, we would use your information for any of the
- to respond to your queries and requests;
- to assist you with managing your account and passwords;
- for security, credit card or fraud prevention purposes;
- to process applications submitted by you and communicate with you about transactions you have requested;
- to undertake, with your consent, any other promotional activities such as providing information about special events, blogs, and chats;
- to communicate with you about our products and services, and other information related to our business that may be of interest to you;
- for internal marketing analysis, such as identification of trends;
- to provide you with effective customer service and/or technical support; or
- to improve the design of our Site.
We may share your personal information with third parties without your authorization as set forth
contact information to third parties, providing suppliers and other third parties who we may retain
to analyze data we collect, including personal information, to help us improve our products and our
Site. In addition, if you order a product or service from us, we may provide personal information
to suppliers and other third parties to create the order, process credit card payments, detect and
prevent fraud, enable delivery of such product or service, or send mail or email or provide customer
service. These third parties, including suppliers, are not authorized by us to use your personal
information in any other way.
We may supplement the information that you provide to us with other information that we receive from
third parties. We do this for marketing purposes in order to provide the most appropriate products
and services to meet your needs.
We may transfer, sell or assign your personally identifiable information to any entity to which we
divest all or a portion of our business (for example, in connection with our sale of a brand), to
the extent that you provided such information to the specific portion of our business (or brand)
that is being divested, or otherwise in connection with a merger, consolidation, change in control,
reorganization or liquidation of all or a portion of our business.
Please note that we will release your personal information if required to do so by law, or by search
warrant, subpoena or court order to comply with legal requirements, cooperate with law enforcement,
prevent fraud and other crimes, and protect legal rights. There are circumstances in which we may
share the personal information in our databases with unrelated third parties. For example, we may
disclose the personal information we collect on this Site without notifying you when we, in good
faith, believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law or a regulatory requirement; to
comply with a subpoena or court order; to cooperate with law enforcement or other governmental
investigations (without necessarily requiring the law enforcement or government agency requesting
the information to formally serve us with a subpoena); to prevent or investigate a possible crime,
such as fraud or identity theft; to enforce a contract; to protect the legal rights, property or
safety of Sumner, our affiliates, and their employees and agents, other users or the public in
general or to protect your vital interests. We also reserve the right to report to appropriate
law enforcement or government agencies any activities that we, in good faith, believe to be unlawful
without providing notice to you.
In addition, we may share specific personally identifiable information as disclosed in a specific
Privacy Notice posted on the page or area of this Site where you provided that information. You
will receive notice when your personally identifiable information might be provided to any third
to request that we not share such information.
Children's Privacy and Parental Controls
We do not use our Site to knowingly solicit personally identifiable information from or market to
anyone under the age of majority in his or her country. If you have not reached the age of majority
in your state or country you may not use this Site and should not provide any information about
yourself through this Site. Our goal is to comply with applicable laws and regulations relating
to the collection and use of information from children, including the Children's Online Privacy
Protection Act of the United States and other applicable laws or regulations. Please be aware that
there are parental control tools available online that can be used to prevent children from
submitting information online without parental permission or from accessing material that is harmful
to minors. If you believe that we received information from a child or other person protected
under such laws, please notify us immediately by postal mail addressed to Sumner Communications,
Inc., 24 Stony Hill Road, Bethel, CT 06801 or by email
at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will take reasonable
steps to remove that information from our database.
How Long We Retain Your Personal Information
We keep personally identifiable information only as long as we need it for the purpose for which it
was originally collected (or to which you have subsequently consented) or for other legitimate
purposes (such as regulatory compliance), or as permitted by applicable law.
For your convenience, we may provide links to websites owned and operated by unrelated third
parties. Such third party sites should have their own privacy policies which we recommend you
identifiable information collected through this Site and you agree that Sumner has no liability
with respect to such third party sites or their privacy practices.
You are responsible for reviewing the notice and applicable changes. Your continued use of the
Site, after changes or modifications are posted, constitutes your acceptance of such changes. If
Data Security Commitment
We take reasonable precautions to keep your personally identifiable information secure. All
personally identifiable information is subject to restricted access to prevent unauthorized access,
modification or misuse. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the
correct use of information, we have industry standard measures in place to safeguard and secure
information and data we collect through the Site. It is important that you understand, however,
that no website or database is completely secure or "hacker proof" and we cannot guarantee security
of the information you submit to us. You are responsible for taking personal steps to protect your
personally identifiable information against unauthorized disclosure or misuse, for example, by
protecting your password from unauthorized use or disclosure.
Contacting Us; Opt Out
At your request and where the law requires us to do so, we will make good faith efforts to confirm
what personally identifiable information we hold about you, update your information, remove your
information, and/or correct any inaccuracies in such personally identifiable information if you
contact us at http://www.closeoutcentral.com/aboutus.cfm to
submit such requests. You can opt-out of receiving promotional or commercial email from us by
following the instructions contained in the emails or by visiting
may decline to process a request that is unreasonable, jeopardizes the rights or privacy of others,
is impractical or for which access is not otherwise required.
Who to Contact
Please contact us at by visiting http://www.closeoutcentral.com/aboutus.cfm or
write to us at Sumner Communications, Inc., 24 Stony Hill Road, Bethel, CT 06801 if you have any
We will endeavor to respond to you within 24 to 48 hours in most cases.
Governing Law / Effective Date
regard to its conflict of law provisions.
You and Sumner agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in
Connecticut, and You and Sumner further agree that, in the event that there is any claim, dispute,
Notices, the enforcement of any provisions therein, or breach of any provisions thereof, it shall
be submitted to and adjudicated by the Federal, state or local courts, as appropriate, in the State
California Residents: If you reside in California and have provided personally identifiable
information to us, you may request information about our disclosure of certain categories of
personally identifiable information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Such
requests must be submitted to us by visiting
writing to us at Sumner Communications, Inc., 24 Stony Hill Road, Bethel, CT 06801.
This policy was last updated on October 15, 2013.