Privacy Policy

We recognize that you care how information about you is used and shared and respect your privacy. This Privacy Policy informs you of how information is collected on and through our Web Site and how we use and disclose this information. Information collected on or through this Web Site may be collected by us or by third-party service providers acting on our behalf. The term "we" as used in this Privacy Policy may include our third-party service providers, particularly with respect to the collection, use and storage of information. By accessing this Web Site, you agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy.

Please be advised that the practices described in this Privacy Policy apply only to information gathered through this Web Site and, where applicable, through the Customer Service Department in connection with this Web Site. This Privacy Policy does not necessarily reflect our practices with respect to information gathered through other web sites that we operate or through off-line means.

This Privacy Policy was last updated June 29, 2010. This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time. Please check back periodically for further updates and changes.

Please note: The servers that make the Web Site available and that store the information that is collected on or through the Web Site are located in the United States of America ("USA"). If you are located outside the USA, please note that the information you provide will be transferred to the USA. The laws of the USA may not provide the same level of legal data protection as the country from which you access the Web Site. By using the Web Site and submitting Personal Information to us, you consent to and authorize such transfers and the use and processing by us of information as described in this Privacy Policy.

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, "Personal Information" is personally identifiable information about an individual person including, but not limited to, a person's name, physical address, e-mail address, and telephone number, as more particularly described under applicable U.S. privacy laws.

What Information About Me Is Collected and Stored?

Information You Provide:

We collect and store information that you provide on or through the Web Site and that you provide to our Customer Service Department in connection with your access and use of this Web Site. Though you may use portions of this Web Site without providing any Personal Information, in order to take advantage of the full capabilities of this Web Site, you will be required to provide certain Personal Information. For example, you must provide Personal Information in order to opt in to our customer database on or through this Web Site. We may request, collect and store some or all of the following types of Personal Information: name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, date of birth.

If you provide Personal Information to us, including Personal Information about individuals other than yourself, you represent and warrant: (i) you have the authority to provide that Personal Information and to grant us the right to use that Personal Information consistently with this Privacy Policy, (ii) you have provided that Personal Information voluntarily, and (iii) you consent to the use of that Personal Information in the manner indicated by this Privacy Policy.

We collect and store certain other non-personally identifiable information automatically whenever you interact with this Web Site. For example, we may collect your Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser information and reference site domain name when you visit this Web Site.

Use of Cookies/Web Beacons. Like many other web sites, we may collect information regarding customer traffic patterns and site usage by using cookies, web beacons and related technologies. We use the information gathered from cookies, web beacons and related technologies to analyze and understand how the Web Site is used and to enhance your visits to the Web Site. For example, we may use cookies and related technologies to: (i) customize account pages for you, (ii) track user visits and account features, and (iii) determine what features and pages are most frequently requested or visited. "Cookies" are small text files that a web site sends to a user's hard drive through the browser for data storage. Most browsers accept cookies automatically but allow you to disable them. By disabling or otherwise rejecting cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of all offerings on this Web Site. We recommend that you leave cookies "turned on" so that we can offer you a better shopping experience through this Web Site.

We use third-party service providers to provide Internet data hosting and to help us measure and determine how visitors use our Web Site and the effectiveness of our Web Site and promotions in order to help us improve and optimize our Web Site and the products and services we offer. Those third parties may place web beacons or pixel tags on certain pages of our Web Site or use cookies in order to facilitate collection of information regarding your use of the Web Site each time you visit the Web Site.

In addition, some of our e-mail communications to you may include a "click-through URL" linked to a particular page on the Web Site. By clicking on one of these URLs, you will automatically enter our Web Site and we may collect information related to the "click-through." You may avoid having this information collected by not clicking on URL links in our e-mail communications.

How is Information Used and Disclosed?

Personal Information:

If you sign up to our e-mail list, enroll in our text messaging program, or otherwise opt-in to receive promotional communications in connection with this Web Site, we may use the Personal Information you provide to contact you about sales, special offers, new site features and to send you other promotional communications. You may manage your preferences as described below under "Can I Indicate Whether or Not I Want To Receive Promotional Communications?"

Aggregate and Automatically Collected Information:

Automatically collected information is used to analyze and improve this Web Site, gauge the effectiveness of our e-mail communications, your level of interest in particular areas and to provide our customers with a fulfilling experience in using our Web Site, and in shopping in our stores.

We may aggregate and use certain automatically collected information and non-personally identifiable information for research or marketing purposes and may share, sell, rent, trade or publish that aggregate information and statistical data derived from such information with our marketing partners, advertisers or other third parties for research or marketing purposes. We do not use automatically collected information to identify a particular user.

We may on occasion combine information we received on or through this Web Site with information obtained from other sources and outside records to enable us to update and correct the information contained in our database and to provide product recommendations and special offers that we think will interest you.

With Whom is Information Shared?

Except with your consent or as described in this Privacy Policy, we do not sell, rent or share with third parties any Personal Information that you provide to us on or through this Web Site or through the Customer Service Department in connection with the Web Site.

We may share Personal Information you provide to us with certain third parties that perform services on our behalf. The services provided by those third parties may include: operating this Web Site, hosting this Web Site, providing the services you request through this Web Site, fraud protection, marketing and promotional material distribution, web site evaluation, data analysis and, where applicable, data cleansing. Those third parties are not authorized to use or disclose Personal Information you provide to us on or through this Web Site for any purpose other than to perform the services designated by us.

We may share Personal Information you provide to us with a third party if we are required by law to disclose that Personal Information. For example, we may be required to disclose Personal Information to respond to a subpoena, court order or other legal process. We may also disclose this information in response to a law enforcement agency's request, or where we believe it is necessary to investigate or address unlawful acts or acts that may endanger the health or safety of a consumer or the general public, to verify or enforce compliance with the terms of use and policies that govern our Web Site or as otherwise required or permitted by law. In addition, the Personal Information you provide to us may be transferred as an asset in connection with a merger or sale involving all or part of us or as part of a corporate reorganization, stock sale or other change of control.

Text Messaging

VF Outlet's VIP Text Alerts offers mobile access to various promotions and other announcements over SMS. Enrollment can be achieved by texting JOIN to 836847. The mobile phone number's verification message along with all other SMS messages may have standard text and data rates that apply. Users will be allowed to opt-out of this program at any time (for more details on opting- out, see section "Can I Indicate Whether or Not I Want To Receive Promotional Communications?"). Message frequency is no more than 15 SMS messages per month. You can contact us at 877-471-4885 with questions about the text messaging program, or text HELP to 836847.

Can I Indicate Whether or Not I Want To Receive Promotional Communications?

There are two ways in which you can tell us whether or not you want to receive promotional email communications from us. You can contact us with your request as set forth below under "How Can I Contact You Regarding This Privacy Policy?" You also can click on an "unsubscribe" hyperlink contained in promotional e-mails we send you.

To opt out of our text messaging program, please text STOP to 836847 or dial 877-471-4885 to speak to a customer service representative. Please understand that it may take us a few days to process any opt out request and that even if you opt out of receiving promotional correspondence from us, we may still contact you in connection with your relationship, activities, transactions and communications with us. Please note that removal of Personal Information from our database or "opting-out" will not stop marketing or advertising content that is generated for distribution or is otherwise queued for transmission to you prior to the time when we can implement your request.