The Paper People's Internet Privacy Policy

The Paper People is committed to protecting your privacy when you use the Paper People's website. This Policy describes The Paper People's privacy practices regarding information collected from users of The Paper People's Website.

This policy describes what information is collected when you access The Paper People's Website and how that information is used because this policy only applies to The Paper People's Website itself and not linked websites. You should examine the privacy policy of any other websites that you access from The Paper People's Website.

Please carefully read this policy before submitting any personal information, including your e-mail address for notification of service updates, initiating an online transaction, or for any other reason. Please note that this policy may change from time to time without special notice to you. So, please check back to review the most recent version of this policy.

For purposes of this policy, "personal information" means any information concerning a natural person, which, because of a name, number, symbol, mark, or other identifier, can be used to identify that natural person. The Paper People only collects personal information about you when you provide that information voluntarily by sending an e-mail, or initiating an online transaction. The information that is available to us from your visit to The Paper People's Website depends upon which sections of the website you visit and what actions you take during such visit.


Information Collected Automatically When You Visit The Paper People's Website

The Paper People monitors The Paper People's website user traffic and patterns, and automatically collects certain non-personal information about your visit such as the internet domain name from which you access The Paper People's Website, the type of browser and operating system you used, the date and time of your visit, the pages you visit, and the referring web site address if any. This information is used to improve the content of The Paper People's website and to help The Paper People's agencies understand how users are interacting with The Paper People's website. This information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes and The Paper People will not sell or otherwise disclose the information collected from The Paper People's website for commercial marketing purposes.


Cookies

The Paper People's agencies may use cookies to track how you visit certain pages of The Paper People's website. The use of cookies is a standard practice among Internet websites. Cookies are small amounts of data that are sent to your browser from our web servers and are stored on your computer's hard drive, not on our site. Cookies collect information that includes the server your computer is logged into and your browser type. Cookies used in connection with The Paper People's website do not retrieve any other data from your hard drive, or capture your e-mail address or any other personal information. Accepting cookies is required if you want to use certain areas of The Paper People's website functions because they are essential for site administration and security.


Information Collected When You E-mail The Paper People's Website, or Initiate an Online Transaction.

During your visit to The Paper People's website you may place an order for goods or services, and/or submit an inquiry. The information, including personal information, volunteered by you in initiating such transactions is used by The Paper People to provide you with goods, services, and information. The information collected by Paper People's agencies may be disclosed by them for those purposes that may be reasonably ascertained from the nature and terms of the transaction in connection with which the information was submitted. The information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes and The Paper People's agencies will not sell or otherwise disclose the information collected from The Paper People's website for commercial marketing purposes.

The Paper People does not collect any personal information about you during your visit to The Paper People's website unless you provide that information voluntarily by sending an e-mail or initiating an online transaction such as filling out a registration or completing an order form. You may choose not to send us an e-mail, register online for a service, complete an online order form, or submit information for employment purposes. While your choice not to participate in these activities may limit your ability to receive specific services or products through The Paper People's website, it will not prevent you from requesting services or products from The Paper People by other means and will normally not have an impact on your ability to take advantage of other features of The Paper People's website, including browsing or viewing most publicly available information.

The Paper People's agencies do not knowingly collect personal information from children or create profiles of children through The Paper People's website. Users are cautioned, however, that the collection of personal information submitted in an e-mail or through an online transaction will be treated as though it was submitted by an adult, and may, unless exempted by federal or state law, be subject to public access. The Paper People strongly encourages parents and teachers to be involved in children's Internet activities and to provide guidance whenever children are requested or otherwise have the opportunity to provide personal information online.


Disclosure of Information Collected Through The Paper People's Website

The collection of information through The Paper People's website and the disclosure of that information is subject to the provisions of the Internet Security and Privacy Act. The Paper People's agencies will only collect personal information through The Paper People's website or disclose personal information collected through The Paper People's Website if the user has consented to the collection or disclosure of such personal information or under the circumstances described below. The voluntary disclosure of personal information to The Paper People by the user, including participation in an online transaction, whether solicited or unsolicited, constitutes consent to the collection and disclosure of the information by The Paper People for the purposes reasonably ascertainable from the nature and terms of the disclosure.

However, The Paper People may collect or disclose personal information without user consent if the collection or disclosure is: (1) necessary to perform the statutory duties of The Paper People agencies, or necessary for The Paper People to operate a program authorized by law, or authorized by state or federal statute or regulation; (2) made pursuant to a court order or required by law; (3) required for the purpose of validating the identity of the user; or (4) of information to be used solely for statistical purposes that is in a form that cannot be used to identify any particular person.

Further, the disclosure of information, including personal information, collected through The Paper People website is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law and the Personal Privacy Protection Law.

The Paper People may disclose personal information to federal or state or local law enforcement authorities to enforce The Paper People's rights against unauthorized access or attempted unauthorized access to The Paper People's information technology assets or against other inappropriate use of The Paper People's website or other The Paper People's property.


Retention of Information Collected Through The Paper People's Website

The information collected through The Paper People's website is retained by The Paper People's agencies in accordance with the applicable records retention and disposition requirements of law. Information concerning these records retention and disposition schedules may be obtained by contacting The Paper People's website's Privacy Compliance Officer listed below.


Access to and Correction of Personal Information Collected Through The Paper People's Website

Any user may submit a request to The Paper People's website's Privacy Compliance Officer to determine whether personal information pertaining to that user has been collected and retained through The Paper People's website. Any such request shall be made in writing to the address below and must be accompanied by reasonable proof of identity of the user. Reasonable proof of identity may include verification of a signature, inclusion of an identifier generally known only to the user, or other appropriate identification. Such a request should be mailed to The Paper People's Website Privacy Compliance Officer:

The Paper People's Website Privacy Compliance Officer
6946 Wellington Rd,
Manassas, VA 20109-2708
Phone: 571-292-2490
Fax: 571-292-2998

The Paper People's website Privacy Compliance Officer shall, within (5) business days of the date of the receipt of a proper request: (i) provide access to the personal information; (ii) deny access in writing, explaining the reasons therefore; or (iii) acknowledge the receipt of the request in writing, stating the approximate date when the request will be granted or denied, which date shall not be more than thirty (30) days from the date of the acknowledgment.

In the event that The Paper People has collected and retained personal information pertaining to a user through The Paper People's website and that information is to be provided to the user pursuant to the user's request, The Paper People shall inform the user of his or her right to request that the personal information be amended or corrected.


Confidentiality and Integrity of Personal Information Collected Through The Paper People's Website

The Paper People is strongly committed to protecting personal information collected through the Paper People's website against unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Consequently, The Paper People's agencies limit employee access to personal information collected through The Paper People's website to only those employees who need access to the information in the performance of their official duties. Employees who have access to this information are required to maintain its confidentiality and disclose it only as permitted under this Policy.

In addition, The Paper People's agencies have implemented procedures to safeguard the integrity of their information technology assets, including, but not limited to, authenticating, monitoring, auditing, and encrypting. Security procedures have been integrated into the design, implementation, and day-to-day operations of The Paper People's website as part of our continuing commitment to the security of electronic content as well as the electronic transmission of information.

As an additional security measure, many areas of The Paper People's website require the use of a User ID and Password to help protect your confidential information. This allows The Paper People's agencies to verify who you are, thereby allowing you access to your account information, and preventing unauthorized access. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account, and agree to immediately notify The Paper People of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security.

For website security purposes and to maintain the availability of The Paper People's website for all users, The Paper People employs software to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise damage The Paper People's website.

The Paper People has retained independent contractors or third party service providers to perform special contract functions in connection with The Paper People's website, including, but not limited to, providing e-commerce services, computer programming, storing and managing customer information, processing transactions, and providing advice about and support of our products and services. As users navigate The Paper People's website, they may not be able to identify which services are provided by such contractors or providers and which services are provided directly by The Paper People. These third party contractors or service providers may obtain and store and/or process your personal information on their own computer systems. The contracts between The Paper People's agencies and these entities require them to treat your personal information securely.


Links

In order to provide users with certain information, The Paper People's agencies provide links to the websites of local, State, and federal government agencies, and to the websites of other public and private organizations. A link does not constitute an endorsement of the content, viewpoint, accuracy, opinions, policies, products, services, or accessibility of that website. Once you link from The Paper People's website to another website you are subject to the terms and condition of that website, including, but not limited to, its Internet privacy policy, if any.


Disclaimer

The information provided in this policy should not be construed as giving business, legal, or other advice, or warranting as fail proof, the security of information provided through The Paper People's website.


Contact Information

For questions regarding this Policy, please contact The Paper People's Website Privacy Compliance Officer by mail to:

The Paper People's Website Privacy Compliance Officer
6946 Wellington Rd,
Manassas, VA 20109-2708
Phone: 571-292-2490
Fax: 571-292-2998

Toll Free: 877-985-SUPPLIES
Phone: 571-292-2490
Fax: 571-292-2998

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