Privacy Policy

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this web site. It is effective as of November 1, 2013. By providing us information you explicitly agree to our collection and use of such information as described in this privacy policy. If we make material changes to the privacy policy we will post the updated policy here with a new effective date. It will notify you of the following:

  1. Information Collection, Use, and Sharing - What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  2. Cookies – What data is stored for later access by you to this web site.
  3. Your Access to and Control Over Information - Choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  4. Security - The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  5. Links– Links to other websites.
  6. Protecting Children's Privacy
  7. Corrections and Contacting Us- How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

1. Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site.. In general you can visit our website without telling us who you are or revealing anything about yourself. If you wish to obtain information about our products or services you can contact us and we may collect your name, email or street address, and any other information you may choose to submit. If you choose to make a donation online, we may collect your name, address, telephone number, email address and credit card or other payment information. If you want to subscribe to our emailed newsletter we will collect your email address. We may use your information internally for our general purposes including, for instance, to respond to your inquiries, to provide information you request, to process donations and provide receipts to you and to let you know about specials, new services and products, or changes to this privacy policy.

We (or our service providers acting on our behalf) may also automatically collect information that may identify you, such as your IP address or unique device identification number, as well as information that does not identify you, such as the pages on the website you visit. This information is used for statistical or research purposes to monitor the use of our website and to make site improvements.

We will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone. We will not share your information with any third party outside of the AMVETS family of organizations, other than (1) if you request or authorize it, (2) to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order, (3) to comply with the law, applicable regulations, governmental and quasi-governmental requests, court orders or subpoenas or to enforce our terms of use or other agreements or to protect the rights, property or safety of ourselves or others, (4) the disclosure is part of a transfer of services or assets, (5) it is provided to our agents or service providers to perform functions on our behalf, (6) or otherwise as stated in this privacy policy.

2. Cookies

We use "cookies" on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

We [do not] use technology that recognizes a “do-not-track” signal from your web browser. [This technology allows us to exclude you from any analytics that collect information about your online activities over time and across third party websites.]

Some of our business partners may use cookies on our site (for example, advertisers). These third parties may collect information about a consumer’s online activities over time and across different websites when he or she uses our website. However, we have no access to or control over these cookies. We may share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

3. Your Access to and Control Over Information.

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You may unsubscribe to promotional or newsletter emails from us by following the instructions on any email you receive. This will not stop us from sending you emails to respond to inquiries or to confirm transactions with you. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
4. Security

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information such as your credit card number, via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. Wherever we collect sensitive information, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

No method of electronic transmission or storage is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee absolute security of your information. You also play a role in protecting your information. Please safeguard your user name and password and do not share them with others. If we receive instructions using your log-in information we will consider that you have authorized the instructions. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security.

5. Links

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

6. Protecting Children's Privacy

This Site is not designed nor intended to be attractive to use by children under the age of 18 ("Minors"). We do not knowingly collect information from minors. If you are under the age of 18, please do not submit any information to us.

7. Corrections and Contacting Us

If you have questions or suggestions with regard to this privacy policy, or feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at 714.761.5811 or This site is owned and operated by The AMVETS Department of California Service Foundation.