By accessing, browsing, and using this website ("Site")
of Berne Apparel Company ("Berne Apparel"), you acknowledge that you have read
for any reason you do not agree with and accept all the terms and conditions of
periodic changes as you use our Site. By accessing, browsing, and using this site,
you agree to any such changes.
PURCHASE OF PRODUCTS LIMITED TO APPROVED CUSTOMERS
The purchase of Merchandise through our Site is limited to certain customers of
Berne Apparel who have been approved by Berne Apparel to purchase Merchandise.
At the time of such approval, the customer will be given a user identification
number and a password. If you are not an approved customer of Berne Apparel and
desire to become an approved customer, please contact Berne Apparel at
1-800-843-7675 or complete the
BerneApparel.Com Account Request Form.
If you are not an approved customer, you are welcome
to review the catalog and locate an approved reseller by clicking on the approved
Your use of our Site is subject to the separate
Terms and Conditions of Use
you may find below. Your purchase of Merchandise on our Site is subject to the
Terms and Conditions of Sale
which you may find below.
INFORMATION COLLECTED OR OBTAINED BY BERNE APPAREL
Information You Supply to Us: Berne Apparel collects any information when you
use our Site. This information is normally provided when you search our Site,
buy our Merchandise, complete an on-line survey, or when you communicate with
us through our Site or by telephone, mail or fax. You also provide information
to us when you establish an account with us. Examples of the type of information
you may supply us include your name, address, telephone number, credit card
information, e-mail addresses, and financial information.
Information We Collect: Whenever you visit our website, Berne Apparel may
place cookies on your hard drive. Cookies allow Berne Apparel to collect and
store information about your use of our Site. Your browser allows you to reject
cookies and software is available from third parties which will allow you to
visit our Site without providing this information. You are welcome at our Site
We also will collect information from you, which may include, but not be limited
to, the following: IP address used to connect your computer to the internet;
computer and connection information such as your browser type and version;
operating system and platform; confirmation when you open an e-mail that we send
you; the URLs which lead you to and around our website including the date and
time; the pages and/or products you viewed or searched for; the phone number
used to call our voice telephone numbers; and information related to your
purchase of Merchandise.
Orders: If you place an order using our Site, we use a secure order form which
requires you to provide contact, billing, and financial information. This
information is transmitted to your credit card company to authorize your purchase.
At certain times we may offer open credit options with or without third party
participation. If you apply for open credit terms, information provided by you,
such as your address, federal identification number,
and credit card number, may be used to request a credit report from third parties
or may be sent to a third party for processing.
DISCLOSURE AND SHARING OF INFORMATION OBTAINED OR COLLECTED FROM YOU.
From time to time Berne Apparel may, and likely will, disclose, share, and even
sell to third parties information it collects or obtains from you. Berne Apparel
will not disclose, share, or sell (i) information unique to your credit card
such as your credit card number, or (ii) your federal identification number.
Aside from your credit card information and your federal identification number,
Berne Apparel may and reserves the right to disclose, share and even sell all
other information that Berne Apparel has collected or obtained from you as a
result of your use of our Site. Such information may include, but not be limited
to, your name, address, telephone number, e-mail addresses, and information
concerning and related to your purchase of Merchandise.
LINKS TO SITES OF THIRD PARTIES
Our Site contains links to third party sites. Berne Apparel is not responsible
for disclosure practices or content of these sites.
LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PROTECTION OF USERS
We will release information to third parties and organizations when we believe
it is appropriate for us to do so to comply with the law. We will also cooperate
with law enforcement investigations and comply with court orders or subpoenas.
Berne has been in business independently for over 90 years and our intent is to
continue as an independent business. However, in the event Berne Apparel is sold
or merges or becomes affiliated with any other individual or entity, any
customer information owned or under the control of Berne Apparel may be part
of the assets and properties transferred.
Our website protects the security of personal information you transmit to us by
using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts the information you
input during the transmission to us. We do not reveal your credit card number
when we confirm your order. In order to protect against unauthorized access to
your account, you should sign off when you finish visiting our site.
Our website gives you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications
from us. If you no longer wish to receive communications from us you may opt-out
by calling 1-800-843-7657 or e-mail
CHILDREN'S ONLINE POLICY
Berne Apparel is committed to the preservation of online privacy for children.
Consistent with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, we will not
knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under
the age of 18. Berne Apparel, through its Site, sells Merchandise intended for
purchase only by businesses. If you make a purchase on our Site, you are representing
that you are (i) a business entity, or (ii) an individual over the age of 18
who is operating a business.