Privacy Statement for Minnesota Creative Source Club, LLC
Minnesota Creative Source, Inc (?Minnesota Creative Source?) takes privacy and data
we handle personally identifiable information collected from merchants who register
for services and submit information to Minnesota Creative Source through the Internet.
As the Minnesota Creative Source services evolve; we may revise this policy, so
please check back frequently. If you have questions about Minnesota Creative Source
privacy practices please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
You will receive an autoresponse from us confirming that we have received your email.
If you do not receive an autoreponse, please contact Minnesota Creative Source Customer
Support by phone or email.
information collected from merchants (hereafter "merchant" or "you") who use the
Minnesota Creative Source payment gateway services, as well as consumer information
that we acquire in the course of our business. This Policy also covers the treatment
of personally identifiable information that Minnesota Creative Source' business
partners may share with it.
This Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Minnesota Creative
Source does not own or control or to people that Minnesota Creative Source does
not employ or manage.
Information Collection and Use
Minnesota Creative Source collects personally identifiable information when you
register for a Minnesota Creative Source account, and when you use certain Minnesota
Creative Source products and services.
When you register with Minnesota Creative Source, we ask for your contact information
(such as your name, street address and email address), as well as certain information
pertaining to your business, along with billing information such as a bank account
and/or credit card number.
In the course of processing a payment transaction, we typically receive from the
merchant or a financial institution information related to the transaction. This
normally includes information about the payment that a consumer has furnished the
merchant or financial institution in placing the order.
Minnesota Creative Source uses the information collected to fulfill your requests
for certain products and services, to process payment transactions and to facilitate
billing. We may also send merchants service announcements, newsletters, and periodic
notices about specials and new products. Personally identifiable consumer information
is used to process payment transactions and for no other purpose.
Minnesota Creative Source does not offer services or sell products to children.
Minnesota Creative Source does not request or knowingly collect personally identifiable
contact information from anyone under the age of 13.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Protecting personally identifiable information about merchants and consumers is
an important part of our business. We share and disclose such information only as
Minnesota Creative Source will send personally identifiable information about you
to other companies or people when: 1) we have your consent to share the information;
2) we need to share your information to provide the product or service you have
requested; 3) we need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of
Minnesota Creative Source to provide a product or service to you (unless we tell
you differently these companies do not have any right to use the personally identifiable
information we provide them beyond what is necessary to assist us).
Personally identifiable consumer information is shared with third parties (such
as banks and credit card processors) to the extent necessary for Minnesota Creative
Source to deliver payment processing services.
We also may release personally identifiable information when we believe release
is appropriate to comply with law; enforce or apply our Merchant Agreement and other
agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Minnesota Creative Source,
our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies
and organizations for fraud protection and risk reduction.
In the unlikely event that Minnesota Creative Source is acquired, merchant account
information may be one of the transferred assets.
Information security is critical to our business. We work to protect the security
of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software,
which encrypts information you input. We store information gathered on secure computers
located in a locked data center. The number of employees involved in the management
of the data center that have physical access to these computers is limited. We use
firewalls and other security technology to prevent our computers from being accessed
by unauthorized persons.
We also require that any personally identifiable consumer information sent to us
by you be encrypted using SSL encryption. To learn more about SSL, go to:
It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your Login ID/password
and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer
and otherwise protect the password used to access the Minnesota Creative Source
at any time and for any reason. If there are material changes to this statement
or in how Minnesota Creative Source will use personally identifiable information,
Minnesota Creative Source will post notice on the Minnesota Creative Source homepage
at www.Minnesota Creative Sourcegc.com prior to implementing the change.