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Your Privacy Is Important To Us
We want you to know that when you use our Internet Web site, your personally identifiable information will be respected and protected. The following are guidelines for protecting the information you provide us during a visit to the site.

Virtual-Swim Information
When you register on the site, we may collect specific information such as your name, address, phone number, email address, birth date, password, a password reminder and your best swimming times if you register for a customized animation. This information is used to inform you of your own customized animation and access to our Gallery. This information is also used as a basis to provide you with additional emails and communications if you opt in to receive such communications. We will not provide any information about you or your email address to any other companies. You may unsubscribe from receiving additional emails and communications by Opting-Out.

Registered User Profile Information
When you register to create a customized animation on, a unique online profile will be created for your use and enjoyment.

Online Purchases
When you purchase a customized animation on, we will validate your credit card information in order to ensure the fulfillment of your order. This information will include the credit card type, number, expiration date, billing address, shipping address, contact telephone numbers and confirmation email address.

Guest Login
It is not required that you register in order to visit

We occasionally sponsor promotions to give our registered members the opportunity to win various prizes. Information collected by for promotions can include contact information, such as email address. Generally, unless otherwise stated in the promotion or survey, contact information is used to notify promotion winners and survey information and survey results are used to develop improved promotions and other service enhancements.

We use email addresses to deliver information relevant to our registered users, such as your own customized animation and follow-up confirmation emails. Email addresses will not be shared with any other company or any third parties for the purpose of providing you with information or promotional opportunities.

Cookies are small bits of information that are stored on your computer hard drive by your web browser. Cookies help establish a user session and allow our server to correctly provide site users with the appropriate information. We also use cookies to ensure you obtain the information you request and to authenticate your authority to access the site. If you are a registered user on our site and you elect to create a custom animation, the cookie stored on your computer may contain your custom animation. We also use cookies to track the usage of in order to improve the site according to our customers' needs. In addition, we may use cookies when working with outside advertising companies to provide them information regarding use of the site or click-through traffic on advertisements. Most people accept cookies, but you can configure your browser to not accept cookies if you choose. However, if you disable your cookies and are a registered user, you may not have access to some pages on the site. Although you cannot log into the site as a registered user if your cookies are disabled, you can still purchase on the site by logging in as a guest.

Domain Names
In general, you can visit most parts of the site without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. Our web servers identify the domain names of visitors, but this is not captured as personally identifiable information. This information is aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed and similar site usage information in order to know how to improve the site's content.

Other Uses
We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law, court order, or as requested by a governmental or law enforcement authority, or in the good faith belief that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable. Situations may include: to perform, maintain or enforce contracts formed between ourselves and our customers; to protect our rights or properties of, our customers or others; or when we have reason to believe that disclosing the information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with or damage to our rights or properties, whether intentionally or otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities.

As a registered user, you will occasionally receive emails about your customized animation and other noteworthy news items. We hope you will find these updates interesting and informative. Of course, if you would rather not receive this information, you can go to and update your profile accordingly. In addition, emails sent to you will also contain a message on how to opt out of that type of communication in the future.

By using this web site, you agree to the collection and use, consistent with applicable laws, of information available on or through this site (including your personally identifying information) by ourselves, our affiliates, licensors, licensees, contractors and permitted agents. Should a change to our privacy policy occur, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of the nature of the information we collect, how we use it, and the circumstances under which we disclose it. Unless otherwise required or permitted by applicable law, we do not intend to use your personally identifiable information collected through this site in ways not described here without first providing you the opportunity to opt-out of that use.

Internet Security
When you place orders to purchase customized animations using your account information, we use secure servers to protect your personal information. Secure Socket Layer (SSL) software encrypts the personal information that is transmitted between you and

Other sites
This privacy policy covers only the site, and does not cover any other site. While we make every effort to protect your information on, we do not control the policies of other sites (including those we may link to). We have no control over other sites' privacy policies or use of any personal information you or others may share with them. Please do not assume that our Privacy Policy covers those other sites.
Customer Release of Personal Information
In order to protect your privacy and our proprietary databases and storage systems, we recommend that you not share any of your personally identifiable information, such as your password information, with any third-party information aggregators that would allow them access to sensitive account information.

Children complies with The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. This Act applies limitations and regulations that apply to the online collection of personal information from children under the age of 13.

How to contact us
If you have comments or questions about this Privacy Policy, please e-mail us. Please reference this Privacy Policy in those communications.


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