What Information About You Is Shared and With Whom?
We operate under the following brands: Altra®, Dickies®, Eastpak®, Icebreaker®, JanSport®, Kipling®, Napapijri®, Smartwool®, Supreme®, The North Face®, Timberland® and Vans®, and we may share your personal information within our organization.
We may also share your personal information (including confidential personal information) with service providers and subcontractors who provide services to us or conduct activities on our behalf. When we share your personal information with our service providers and contractors, we ask them to use or not share your personal information only for the purposes intended, which are limited to those listed above. An example of sharing our information with a service provider is sharing your name, address and other similar contact information with a courier for the purpose of delivering a product to you or notifying you of the status of the shipment. Our service providers and subcontractors include organizations that perform the following activities on our behalf: marketing and advertising; order fulfillment; market or consumer studies and analyses; account management; management of events or promotions; combating fraud; security; customer service; payment processing; technical assistance; Product creation. The categories of information we may share with service providers and subcontractors are as follows: Identifiers; Coordinates; Profile Information; Education Information; Employment Information; Internet activity; Demographics; Physical characteristics or biometric data; Financial information; or Location Data. We share these categories of information for the same purposes for which we collect and use them, as described above under "Why Your Information Is Collected and Used".
We may also disclose consumer personal information (including confidential personal information) to third parties who are not our contractors or service providers for the following purposes: to facilitate our merger or acquisition activities; to facilitate internal audits, dispute resolution or investigations; to detect and deal with actual or potential fraud; or to comply with various legal obligations or other rules to which we are subject.
We do not sell consumers' personal information in exchange for money. However, we share consumers' personal information (including confidential personal information) with certain third parties in a manner that could be considered a "sale" of personal information under California's Consumer Privacy Act, even if we do not receive any financial compensation from the third parties in exchange. For example, we allow third parties, such as Facebook® and Google®, to place technologies (such as cookies) on our websites for marketing purposes to users of our websites. You may request that your personal information not be sold by following this link: Your Privacy Choices.
We retain each class of consumer personal information for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected and used, but no longer. In determining how long we retain consumers' personal information, we consider how often our consumers purchase from us, our consumers' experience, the usefulness of the information to our business purposes, warranty and recall issues, legal and contractual record retention requirements, and other factors. We do not retain any class of personal information for more than six years after our last interaction with a consumer, except as required by law.