• Privacy Policy
      Protecting your personal privacy is very important to us at Hartz. Below you will find a statement of our commitment to ensuring the privacy of your personally identifiable information (such as your full name, address, e-mail address, telephone number and/or other identifying information). This privacy policy statement is applicable to the Hartz.com(SM) web site (the "Site").

      Gathering and Use of Information
      Hartz will never willfully disclose any personally identifiable information about our visitors to any third party without first receiving the user's (or if a child, the parent's or guardian's) permission. We do not collect personally identifiable information from our visitors other than what is supplied to us on a voluntary basis. Visitors may provide personal identifiable information to Hartz during (1) subscription registration or (2) a contest or sweepstakes registration. In addition, personally identifiable information may be voluntarily provided by the user in connection with certain content submissions, community postings (i.e., chats or bulletin boards), comments and suggestions, or voting.

      Hartz may use such information for its internal purposes, including but not limited to, editorial feedback, marketing and promotional purposes. In addition, Hartz may collect Internet Protocol ("IP") addresses for the purposes of system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web. Hartz does not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable; so your use of our Site remains anonymous.

      Privacy Policy for Kids Under Age 13
      When a visitor under 13 registers, his/her parent (or guardian) receives an e-mail alerting them to that registration, requesting the parent's consent to collect personal information, and providing instructions on how the parent can delete the registration if so desired. Hartz is required to obtain parental consent before collecting such personal information from a child.

      1. After you've completed the online registration form, call Hartz.com(SM) at 1-(877) 702-2130 (U.S. toll free) or 1-201-271-4800 ext. 7250 (from outside the U.S.). You will need to have the following information available: your name, your email address and the Hartz.com(SM) member name you picked for your child.
      2. Print out the registration form that will appear after you have completed online registration, sign it, and send it! You can fax it to 1-(877) 433-5409 ( U.S. toll-free) or 1-201-271-0068 (outside the U.S. ).
      3. Print out the registration form that will appear after you have completed the online registration, sign it and mail it to:

      Hartz.com(SM) Parental Consent
      400 Plaza Drive , 3rd Floor
      Secaucus , NJ 07094

      Hartz collects the following personal information from children under the age of 13 during the registration process: child's member name, child's first name, child's email address and password. Hartz uses all personal information collected from children for internal purposes only, including but not limited to editorial, feedback, marketing and promotional purposes such as the Events. Hartz will not disclose or release any personally identifiable information about any visitor under the age of 13 to any third party whatsoever.

      Hartz will not condition a child's participation in any activity on the site on the providing of personal information, except where such information is reasonably required. If a child wins a contest only his/her first name will appear.

      Parents are free to review the personal information of their children submitted to Hartz.com at any time. A parent may at any time request that their child's information be deleted and may refuse to allow Hartz.com to collect any further information from the child by going to http://www.hartz.com/profile.asp. Hartz will delete any child's personal information upon a parent's request to do so. To request that a child's information be deleted, a parent can simply email Hartz.com at 12andUnder@mail.hartz.com and state in the subject line "Please remove my child from Hartz.com."

      For Questions regarding the registration process, please contact

      12andUnder Administrator
      The Hartz Mountain Corporation
      Secaucus, NJ 07094

      For questions regarding the Privacy Policy for Kids please contact:

      William Fornshell
      Vice President - General Counsel & Secretary
      Legal Department
      The Hartz Mountain Corporation
      400 Plaza Drive
      Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 U.S.A.

      California Privacy Rights

      Pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, residents of California have the right to request from a business, with whom the California resident has an established business relationship, certain information with respect to the types of personal information the business shares with third parties for direct marketing purposes by such third party and the identities of the third parties with whom the business has shared such information during the immediately preceding calendar year. Under California law, California residents who have an established business relationship with The Hartz Mountain Corporation, may choose to opt out of The Hartz Mountain Corporation disclosing personal information about them to third parties for marketing purposes.You may make a request for the information you are entitled to receive under Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code by sending a letter to such effect to: William Fornshell, Vice President - General Counsel & Secretary, Legal Department, The Hartz Mountain Corporation, 400 Plaza Drive, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094.

      Use of Cookies

      Cookies are pieces of information that a web site transfers to an individual's hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies make web-surfing easier for you by saving your subscription information and personal preferences while you are at our Site. The use of cookies is an industry standard, and you will find cookies at most major web sites. Cookies also help Hartz to see which areas are popular and which are not, and allow Hartz to make improvements and updates to the Site based on such data as total number of visitors and pages viewed. This information is most easily tracked with cookies.

      Hartz never uses cookies to retrieve information from your computer that was not originally sent in a cookie. Hartz does not use information transferred through cookies for any promotional or marketing purposes, nor is that information shared with any third parties whatsoever.

      Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can change your browser settings to refuse cookies. However, in so doing, you may not be able to fully utilize the Hartz Site or may experience difficulties accessing parts of the site.

      Hyperlinked Sites

      Any link, (including hyperlinks, buttons or referral devices of any kind) used on this Site or any other Hartz web page is provided for the use and convenience of the visitor. The appearance of a link on this Site or any other Hartz web page does not constitute an endorsement, recommendation or certification by Hartz, nor should the presence of a link in any way be construed as a suggestion that the site has any relationship with Hartz.

      Hartz generally does not object to links to the Site from third party sites. However, there are certain conditions that must be followed:

      Unless we enter into a specific written agreement with you, you may not use any of Hartz', names, logos, designs, slogans, product trademarks or service marks in or with your links, except that you may link to the site using the plain text name of that site or the plain text name of Hartz.

      Do not present the link to site in any way that suggests Hartz has any relationship or affiliation with your site or endorses, sponsors or recommends the information, products or services on your site. Do not use any of Hartz' names, logos, designs, slogans, product trademarks or service marks in any advertising, publicity, promotion, or in any other commercial manner without the prior express written permission for a particular use from Hartz.

      We ask that you link only to the home page/first page/registration page of the site. Please do not incorporate any content from this site into your site (e.g., by in-lining or framing).

      Do not use any of Hartz' names, logos, designs, slogans, product trademark or service marks, or any other words or codes identifying sites in any "metatag" or other information used by search by search engines or other information location tools to identify and select sites, without Hartz' express written permission for a particular use.

      If you have any comments, questions or requests, please write to legal@hartz.com