Privacy Policy
searsportrait.ca

Your Privacy

Your privacy is important to us! Sears Canada Inc. is committed to respecting your privacy through the protection of your Personal Information. As an authorized licensee of Sears Canada Inc., Photos Unlimited, LLC (searsportrait.ca) adheres to the Privacy Policies and standards of Sears. Please click here to view the Sears Canada Privacy Policy. The searsportrait.ca Privacy Policy is intended to explain what Sears Portrait will do with your information, and what you can expect from searsportrait.ca. Searsportrait.ca reserves the right to update this policy from time to time.

Types of Information Collected

Searsportrait.ca gathers only the customer information that is required to administer our business, provide superior service and communicate offers on merchandise and services that we believe will be of interest to you. As the collection of information is facilitated through technological advances such as the Internet, we have re-established our commitment to protecting your Personal Information.

The following outlines our pledge to you:

  • Purpose and Consent: Before collecting your Personal Information, or at the time of collection, we will explain to you the purpose of collecting it and obtain your express consent.
  • Limiting Collection: Our collection of Personal Information is limited to what is necessary based on the purpose you are subscribing or opting in for, and your information will be used only for the purpose for which it is collected.
  • Security: Your Personal Information is kept confidential and secure and is not disclosed to anyone outside our company without your consent, unless required by law.
  • Access: You have the right to access your own Personal Information, and to correct any inaccuracies.

Our Relationship with You Is Important To Us

Sears Portrait wants to provide you with value added service on an ongoing basis and to establish a long-lasting relationship with you that will grow and change to meet your needs. With your permission, Sears Portrait will collect Personal Information about you to
  • identify you
  • establish and maintain a relationship with you, and to provide you with ongoing service
  • protect you, and us, against error and fraud
  • comply with legal requirements

There are two categories of information we may collect about you when you visit our site. The first type is personally identifiable information, such as, your name, address, telephone number, and email address. This type of information may be provided as part of a purchase process and allows us to process and fulfill your order and notify you of order status. Other examples of when we collect personally identifiable information are promotional contests, automatic email updates, or when you choose to provide us preference information to allow us to customize your experience. Personal information will be used solely by Sears Portrait or its agents for internal purposes, and will not be sold or otherwise transferred to third parties. Personal information is also collected when you sign up for scheduled email messages regarding offers or announcements of new things on the web site or in our Portrait Studios. This personal information is used solely to respond to your request for automatic e-mail updates. Subscribers have the option of withdrawing consent at any time by unsubscribing by clicking on the unsubscribe link. Your Personal Information may also be used to create statistics about our business. These statistics would not contain any information that could identify you personally. The second category is non-personally identifiable information. Data, such as your IP address, browser type, domain name, and specific web pages through which you click, is gathered in order to gain a better understanding of site development needs. This data is collected automatically and utilized in aggregate to help us look for trends so that we can improve our web site and your user experience.

Direct Marketing

Sears Portrait may inform you about products or services by email, mail, or telephone. If you do not wish to receive direct marketing, simply contact us and tell us that you do not wish to be contacted in a particular manner. Your Personal Information will not be used or disclosed without your consent, except where required or permitted by law. We will not sell your Personal Information to any organization, for any purpose.

Sharing Information

Searsportrait.ca does not rent or sell customer information to outside marketers. We may share your information (as described above) with members of the Sears family of businesses to provide you with products or services that you have requested or to provide you with promotional offers that we believe will be of interest to you. We also may provide information to regulatory authorities and law enforcement officials in accordance with applicable law or when we otherwise believe in good faith that the law requires it. In the event of a sale of all or part of one of our businesses, we may share customer information related to that business as part of the transaction.

Using Cookies

"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by the browser on your hard drive. Searsportrait.ca may store some information on the visitor's computer in the form of a cookie or similar file. The cookies that are configured by us do not contain any personally identifying information, such as your name, or sensitive information, such as you credit card number. The cookies allow us to recognize you when you return to our site and to provide you with a customized experience that we feel will be of value to you. For example, these files allow us to tailor your user experience to reflect your expressed interests and preferences.

Disabling Cookies

Most web browsers allow you to exercise control over cookie files on your computer by erasing them, blocking them, or notifying you when such a file is stored. Please take a look at your particular browser for instructions on this function. If you do elect to disable a searsportrait.ca cookie, please note that you may not be able to take full advantage of a personalized experience.

Giving Consent

The cornerstone to protecting your privacy is consent. We will only collect, use, and disclose your Personal Information with your consent, except where otherwise required by law. We do not, as a condition of the supply of a product or service to you, require you to consent to the collection, use, or disclosure of your Personal Information beyond that information which is required to complete the transaction. You may choose not to provide us with any of your Personal Information.

Types of Consent

Consent can be express or it may be implied in appropriate circumstances.
Express Consent can be given by you in writing, in person, electronically, by telephone, or by selecting a check box.
Implied Consent may be used by us as a basis for extending new marketing offers or delivering merchandise or catalogues to you. We will not use your implied consent for the use or disclosure of your sensitive Personal Information such as financial data.

Withdrawing Consent

You may withdraw your consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice. If you withdraw your consent, we will inform you of the implications of such withdrawal. To withdraw your consent, simply contact us and advise us of what Personal Information you no longer wish us to use.

Contact Us

If you have questions, concerns, or complaints about your privacy or your personal information, you may contact us by mail, phone or email. Sears Portrait will inform you of our complaint procedures and will assist you in resolving the situation. If a complaint is found to be justified, appropriate measures will be taken including, if necessary, amending our practices and procedures.

Write:

Photos Unlimited, LLC
Attn: Customer Care
1701 Washington Ave
St. Louis, MO 63103

Email: customercare@searsportraits.ca

©2015 Photos Unlimited, LLC. All rights reserved. Photos Unlimited, LLC operates Sears Portrait Studio under a license agreement with Sears Canada Inc. The Privacy Policy stated above also operates to the benefit of Photos Unlimited, LLC, its directors, officers, employees, affiliates, successors, assigns or other representatives.