Computer Direct Outlet Privacy Policy

Information Collection and Use
Computer Direct Outlet and its business division, Computer Direct Business, (labeled as CDO throughout the Privacy Policy) are the sole owners of information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to any outside parties, except as outlined in this policy. We collect information from our customers to process orders and better serve you with pertinent information, such as order confirmations and order status updates. Information collected includes your name, shipping address, billing address, telephone numbers, and e-mail address. We also require you to register a username and password of your choice for ease of future access to your account information. To safeguard that your user name and password remain confidential, DO NOT share this information with anyone.

In order to process your orders placed on this website, you must first complete the registration form. During registration, you will be required to provide your contact information, which includes your name, e-mail address, telephone number and street address. This information is used to provide you with important CDO services.

Payment Methods
PayPal – a third party payment gateway.  When a purchase is made, it is made on PayPal’s secure site not locally on computerdirectoutlet.com.  See PayPal’s Privacy Policy at https://cms.paypal.com/cgi-bin/marketingweb?cmd=_render-content&content_ID=ua/Privacy_full&locale.x=en_US.

Most of the information collected in the computedirectoutlet.com registration process will be used to process orders. During the order process, you may have to provide financial information such as your credit card number, and its expiration date through the Paypal secure website. This information is used for billing purposes and to fulfill your order. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this contact information to get in touch with you. We do not share your personal and financial information with any third parties, except those specified in the Sharing section of this policy.

We customize certain Web page content based upon your browser type and other information provided by our cookie. If you choose to reject the cookie, you may still browse our store but you will be unable to use the shopping cart to buy merchandise. The CDO shopping cart can not function without cookies enabled so that the necessary information to process your order is retained. If you disable cookies, CDO will be unable to accept your online order. We will not share any personally identifiable information provided by this cookie with any third party. We will, however, link data stored in cookies to the personally identifiable information you submitted while on our site.

We may employ third party companies to perform functions on our behalf. These functions may include order fulfillment, package delivery, marketing assistance, postal and e-mail delivery, customer service, data analysis, and credit processing. The third parties we contract for these purposes have limited access to your personal information and may not use it for other purposes.  We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.

CDO does not sell products for purchase by children. Youth-oriented products are sold for purchase by adults only. If you are under the age of 18, you may only use computerdrectoutlet.com in the presence of a consenting parent or guardian. We will not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information via the Internet from children under the age of 13. CDO is committed to protecting the welfare and privacy of children.

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that CDO is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware of when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this website.

CDO takes precautions to protect its customers’ information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.  Access to all of our users’ information is restricted.. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information.  All CDO’s servers, including web servers and database servers, are housed and maintained in secure locations. Access to the database is strictly monitored and protected from outside access. Internet access is restricted. The servers on which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secured environment, inside a secured and locked room. All backups are stored and locked in a high-level security room. Only personnel with proper security clearance have access to these restricted areas.

All employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Every time a new policy is added, CDO employees are notified and/or reminded about the importance of privacy and what they can do to ensure that customers’ information remains protected at all times.

Correction/Updating/Reviewing Personal Information
Customers may change or review their stored account information, such as street address or e-mail address through our website. You must have your username and password in order to access your account. In the event you forget both your username and password, please contact our customer service department for assistance.

Notification of Changes
If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post notification of changes to this privacy statement on the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here or by means of a notice on our homepage.

Last Update
The Privacy Policy contained herein officially became effective September 20, 2014.