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Hallmark Business Connections, Inc. Privacy Policy


Your Privacy

Hallmark Business Connections values you and respects your privacy. We collect information to support our relationship with you, improve our product offerings and to communicate about products, services, and promotions. We recognize that we must maintain and use information responsibly. We may disclose information to companies that work with us and assist us with providing services to you. We will not share your information with other third parties except as described in this Privacy Policy.

We have adopted the Hallmark Business Connections Privacy Policy to guide us and inform you about how we utilize personal data about our customers and product recipients in the United States. 

The Hallmark Business Connections Privacy Policy applies only to information collected by Hallmark Business Connections through this website or other on-line sources such as email. By using this website, you consent to Hallmark Business Connections’ use of your information as described in this Privacy Policy, including any updates or revisions to the Privacy Policy. You can always find the most recent version of the Hallmark Business Connections Privacy Policy on these pages.

 

What information does Hallmark Business Connections collect and why?

We collect information you provide when you place an order, register with us, send us an e-mail or call us. Some of the information we may collect is required to help Hallmark Business Connections achieve and remain in compliance with certain state and/or Federal laws and regulations that apply to our business. This information may include the following:

Your name
Your mailing address
Your e-mail address
Your phone number

An identification number unique to you or the company you represent, such as a tax payer identification number

Who does Hallmark Business Connections share information with?

We will share personal customer information with our representatives, affiliates, trusted service providers, contractors and subcontractors for limited purposes, including operating our business, fulfilling customer orders; communicating to customers; providing customer service; and completing credit card transactions. These third parties are not allowed to use this information for any purpose except fulfilling orders and servicing your questions.

Hallmark Business Connections may share your information in the event of a sale of all or some of its lines of business, a merger, or sale of all or substantially all of its assets, or similar transactions, and may transfer your information to any successor entity.

Hallmark reserves the right to cooperate with law enforcement officials in the investigation of any possible unlawful activities of our customers related to electronic communication transmitted on our site. Hallmark Business Connections reserves the right to share or use your information in response to subpoenas or other legal process, or to protect Hallmark Business Connections’ own rights and interests. Hallmark Business Connections will have no legal responsibilities for such disclosures. We may also provide information to other organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction. We may share aggregated demographic and statistical information with third parties as deemed appropriate by Hallmark Business Connections. No personal information that can identify any individual person is shown in that disclosure.

Your California Privacy Rights

For California Residents Only

California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as S.B. 27, allows individual customers who have provided their personal information to Hallmark Business Connections to request information about our disclosures of certain categories of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Such requests must be submitted to us in one of the following ways: send a letter to Hallmark Business Connections, Customer Service, 121 South 8th Street, 7th Floor Minneapolis MN 55402 or call 1-800-765-4438. Within thirty days of receiving such a request, we will provide a list of the categories of personal information disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding year, along with the names and addresses of these third parties. This request may be made no more than once per calendar year. We reserve our right not to respond to requests submitted to locations other than those specified above.

How does Hallmark Business Connections handle survey responses?

Every now and then, Hallmark Business Connections or its research partners will invite the customer to take part in surveys. The information we collect from these surveys may be matched with individual customer accounts and used by Hallmark Business Connections to improve your overall customer experience.

What technical devices and processes does Hallmark Business Connections use to collect information about me?

Our technology lets us identify what type of browser you are using, the web site from which you enter hallmarkbusiness.com and the pages you view as you tour our site. This technology helps us compile aggregated statistics about our online guests and their use of hallmarkbusiness.com. These statistics allow us to improve the design and content of our site to better serve your needs.

Hallmark Business Connections uses cookies to provide features and functionalities such as auto-login and to determine when customers have visited our site before. Your browser may allow you to turn off cookies. If you turn off cookies, these and other features and functionalities of our website may not be available to you.

Like most websites, the servers that serve our website automatically identify your computer by its IP address. We log IP addresses and we use them to track things like the number of people that visit our website.

How secure is the information that I give to Hallmark Business Connections?

To protect your account information, Hallmark Business Connections asks that you enter a valid username and password before buying anything using your existing account information.

Hallmark Business Connections also has security measures designed to protect the loss, misuse and change of your information, however, no security measures can guarantee perfect security, therefore, Hallmark Business Connections is not responsible for the illegal actions of third parties in this regard. Only certain employees and representatives of Hallmark Business Connections have access to this information. This information is only used for completing your order.

What technology does Hallmark Business Connections use to promote the security of credit card transactions?

We seek high standards in credit card security to protect the information you provide to Hallmark Business Connections. Our servers use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), designed to protect the storage and transfer of your data from unauthorized parties.

Does Hallmark Business Connections ensure the security and privacy practices of other sites it links to?

Hallmark Business Connections is not responsible in any way for the websites we link to. While we carefully select the websites we link to, we are not at fault for the privacy practices or content of these websites. You are under the privacy policy of the operator of that site when you give personal information to them, and not the Hallmark Business Connections privacy policy. Please read the policy of the linked site before sharing any information.

How will I know when Hallmark Business Connections changes its Privacy Policy?

Our privacy policies are regularly reviewed to make sure we continue to serve the privacy interests and needs of our customers. If we decide to change our privacy policies in whole or in part, we will change the “Last Update to Hallmark Business Connections Privacy Policy” date at the bottom of this page to indicate when revisions were made. Those changes will go into effect on that date. The new policies will apply to all current and past users of our website, and will replace any prior policies that are inconsistent. You should check our website occasionally for more information on how we use the data we collect, and to be informed of any updates to the Hallmark Business Connections Privacy Policy. By continuing to use this website, you consent to all changes and updates to our Privacy Policy.

How do I contact Hallmark Business Connections if I still have questions?

You may contact us by using the “Contact” link. This information is used to respond directly to your questions or comments. We may also file your comments and share them with our customer care team to improve our service in the future.

If you still have questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us by writing us at:

Customer Service
Hallmark Business Connections, Inc.
121 South 8th Street, 7th Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55402