Privacy and Security
We are very concerned with your privacy while on the Schuler Shoes Web site.
Our Web site takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When
users submit sensitive information via the site, your information is protected both
online and offline. When our order form asks users to enter sensitive information
(such as their credit card number), that information is encrypted and is protected
by secure sockets layer (SSL) encryption software. While on a secure page, such
as our order form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as Mozilla Firefox
and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to unlocked when you
are on normal pages without sensitive information.
To verify our secure connection, you can click on the image at the bottom of the
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information
about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable
information while on our site. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie simply
terminates. For instance, by setting a cookie on our site, the user would not have
to log in with their user name and password more than once, thereby saving time
while on our site. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site. The
only drawback to this is that the user will be unable to take advantage of some
of the aspects of our site.
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we at Schuler
Shoes are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage
our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements
of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This
privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.
If a user wishes to subscribe to our mailing list, we ask for contact information
such as a name and e-mail address. This information is not shared with any other
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement
and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not
linked to personally identifiable information.
Notification of Changes
page so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it
and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide
to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated
at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of e-mail. Users will
have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner.