Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
The Joy Project takes your privacy very seriously, and the following statements describe our commitment to protecting the privacy of all of our website visitors and users. Your visit to The Joy Project website and providing of any personal information to The Joy Project constitutes your acceptance of practices described in this privacy policy.
1. Information Collection and Use
The Joy Project collects information from our users at several different points on our websites:

  1. Purchase and other inquiries
    • In order for us to fulfill your purchase and inquiry, we request information from you on our purchase and inquiry forms. When making a purchase, a user must provide their name and email address. In addition, PayPal will request you to provide further shipping and billing information (please refer to PayPal’s Privacy Policy for further information regarding how your information is handled by PayPal). When sending an inquiry, a user must provide their name and email address, and may voluntarily provide further contact information (for example address and telephone number) depending on the nature of the inquiry.
  2. Cookies
    • When you visit our websites, it may send you a cookie. Cookies are bits of information stored on your computer that enable us identify you and to customize your browsing experience. Cookies can be disabled, but please keep in mind that if you do so your browsing experience may be limited.
    • The Joy Project may use cookies to count the number of times you visit our websites, compile anonymous statistics on use of our websites, and gather information on the type of Internet Browser and operating systems used to view our websites.
  3. Log files
    • The Joy Project may use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, and track user movement only within our websites.
    • Information made available through log files and cookies are never linked to any personally identifiable information and is only used to generate statistical reports about the use of our websites.
  4. Online Message Board
    • When you register for our Online Message Board, The Joy Project requires you to provide your name and email address.

Our main goal in collecting your information is to provide you with a smooth and efficient browsing experience while using our websites and services. The information collected by The Joy Project is used to, among other things, improve the content of our websites, aggregate statistical information, facilitate system administration, respond to inquires and requests for information, fill orders, provide you with general information about our products and services, and contact consumers for marketing purposes. If you do not wish to receive emails from us, please contact us and we will remove your email address from our email list.
2. Confidentiality and Disclosure
The Joy Project considers personally identifiable information contained in our records to be strictly confidential. Therefore, The Joy Project does not share your personally identifiable information with third parties except when necessary to render service as stated in the following:
The Joy Project may disclose personally identifiable information about you to our employees for internal operations purposes, as well as to outside auditors, professional advisors, service providers and regulators. We make these disclosures when the disclosure is necessary to render, or conduct a legitimate operational activity. We may also be required by law or legal process to disclose certain personally identifiable information about you.
The Joy Project may disclose personally identifiable information about you to third parties that work for or with us for the sole purpose of providing you with services and products that you have requested or already enjoy. These companies may need to use your personally identifiable information to assist us in fulfilling your requests or processing your transactions. These companies are not permitted to use your personally identifiable information for any other purpose.
The Joy Project may provide to our third-party vendors the anonymous, aggregate information we collect from all users to generate statistical reports about the use of our websites. Please keep in mind that these information and statistics will not include any personally identifiable information.
3. Correcting, Updating, Deleting and Deactivating Personally Identifiable Information
You have the right to access your personal information collected by us, and you may correct, update or delete our record of your personally identifiable information. If you wish to do any of the aforementioned, please send us an email.
4. Collection of Information from Children
The Joy Project does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide personally identifiable information of any kind whatsoever.
If a child under the age of 13 provides us with personally identifiable information, a parent or guardian of that child may have this information deleted from our records by contacting us through e-mail, or by writing to us at:
The Joy Project
PO Box 16488,
St Paul, MN 55116
5. Changes to this Privacy Policy
The Joy Project may, from time to time, update this Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy and related operational practices at any time by posting updated text on this websites.
6. Links to Other Websites
The Joy Project websites contains links to other websites. Please be aware that these websites are not covered by this Privacy Policy, and we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other websites.
7. Terms and Conditions
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website.
8. Contact Information
If you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please contact us through e-mail or by writing to us at:
The Joy Project
PO Box 16488,
St Paul, MN 55116