Privacy Statement

Kim Van Kets is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Kim Van Kets Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Kim Van Kets website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Kim Van Kets collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Kim Van Kets also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Kim Van Kets. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Kim Van Kets for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Kim Van Kets Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Kim Van Kets public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Kim Van Kets does not read any of your private online communications.

Kim Van Kets encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Kim Van Kets so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Kim Van Kets is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Kim Van Kets and Kim Van Kets family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Kim Van Kets collects and uses your personal information to operate the Kim Van Kets Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Kim Van Kets also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Kim Van Kets and its affiliates. Kim Van Kets may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Kim Van Kets does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Kim Van Kets may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Kim Van Kets may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Kim Van Kets, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Kim Van Kets does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Kim Van Kets keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Kim Van Kets, in order to determine what Kim Van Kets services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Kim Van Kets to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Kim Van Kets Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Kim Van Kets or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Kim Van Kets; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Kim Van Kets, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Kim Van Kets Web site use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Kim Van Kets pages, or register with Kim Van Kets site or services, a cookie helps Kim Van Kets to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Kim Van Kets Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Kim Van Kets features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Kim Van Kets services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Kim Van Kets secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Kim Van Kets secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Kim Van Kets will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Kim Van Kets encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Kim Van Kets is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Kim Van Kets welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Kim Van Kets has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Kim Van Kets at We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.