Privacy & Security
Last updated: December 2019.
Anagram International takes the privacy of our customers very seriously. We understand that you want to know how information about you is used, stored, and shared and we know the importance of protecting your personal information. Nobody wants to have his or her personal information sold or misused. We do not rent or sell your personal information to anyone, period.
Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our privacy practices and let us know if you have any questions.
Types of Information We Collect
We collect information to help improve your Anagram experience. Some information that we collect from you can be used to identify you or can be reasonably used in connection with other information to identify you. This information is called “personal information” and includes your name, postal and email address.
You share personal information with us when you visit our Website, when you sign up for our enewsletter, when you fill out an application in our careers portal, when you visit or post a comment on one of our social media pages, and when you contact us or request customer service. We may also collect information about, and record, your online activities and web sessions.
We may also collect information about you from social media platforms and networks that you make generally available (either publicly or to accounts that we may have access to) or that you share with or to our social media websites and applications as well as third-party social media hosts such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and Instagram.
How We Use Your Information
Anagram uses the personal information that we collect about you or that you provide to us on the basis of the following legitimate interests or contractual necessities: for marketing, advertising, or research purposes; to inform you about promotional offers; to respond to customer support inquiries; to present our Website and its contents to you; to tell you about changes to our Website; to let you know about products; to allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website; to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it. Anagram may also retain and use this personal information in order to bring or defend legal claims involving you or us.
The non-personal and personal information that we collect may automatically be combined with other information that you provide and may be aggregated and used for statistical purposes. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver better and more personalized products, services and advertisements. It also helps us to estimate how many people may be interested in certain products, store your user preferences allowing us to customize the Website to your individual interests, recognize you when you revisit our Website, and speed up your online experience with Anagram.
Users in the EU have the right to object to use of their personal data that is based on Anagram “legitimate interests.” To object to this processing, please contact email@example.com.
Accessing Your Information
If you are an EU or Canadian user, you have a right to access the other personal information that is held about you. If you are an EU or Canadian user, to obtain a copy of the personal information Anagram holds about you, to make corrections to same, and to request deletions thereof, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org enclosing the details of your request. We may require further verification of your identity before fulfilling any such requests, and all information reports will be sent to the email address you provide unless you specifically request otherwise.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. Anagram processes your personal information on its computers and servers in the United States. We protect your personal information by maintaining physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards in compliance with applicable U.S. federal and state regulations. Anagram uses computer safeguards such as firewalls and data encryption methods to protect your information.
Unfortunately, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk and Anagram is not responsible for the circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
Anagram will not keep your personal data longer than we need to. How long this is depends on several factors including: why we collected it in the first place; how old it is; whether there is a legal/regulatory reason to keep it; and whether we need it to protect you or us.
If you are an EU user, the personal data we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the EU. It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EU who work for us or for one of our affiliates. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with the appropriate EU General Data regulations.
Cookies and Other Tracking Technology
Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from and on our Website. These data files may be created on your computer when you visit our Website. Flash cookies are most often used to enhance your experience on our Website, for example, by allowing the look of a website you frequently visit to appear personalized. Flash cookies will not access or remember your e-mail address or other personal information unless you willingly provide such information.
Our Website may also contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs. pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that permit Anagram, for example, to count users who have visited particular webpages or and can be used for other related website statistics, such as verifying our system and server integrity.
“Do Not Track”
We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
Third Party Links
We may use your personal information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send.
Anagram values your privacy and we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. Under California law, California residents are entitled to ask us for a notice describing what categories of personal information we share with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. The notice will identify the categories of personal information shared with third parties, as well as the name and address of the third parties that receive such personal information. You can process that request free of charge by sending an email to: email@example.com
Children's Online Privacy
This Website is not marketed to and does not knowingly collect or maintain personal information from, children under the age of 13. If we learn that we have collected or received personal information from a child under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under the age of 13, please let us know.
If Anagram is involved in a merger, acquisition, asset sale, bankruptcy or reorganization, your personal information may be shared, as well as retained by us. By providing us with your personal information, you consent to that transfer.
If you wish to opt-out of receiving online communications from Anagram, our partners, or our third party providers, you can choose the unsubscribe or opt-out link contained in the email and you will no longer receive communications.
Your Rights Under the GDPR
If you are an EU user, you have well-defined rights under the General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”) when it comes to having access to your personal data. By submitting a user access request, you have the right to the following:
- What personal information pertaining to you is being processed
- Why this information is being processed
- Who has access to this personal information about the user
- How this personal information is being used in automated decisions
- What processes are using this information
To make a request involving one of your rights, please see the contact information below. Anagram International will respond to your request without delay and at most within one month of receipt of your request. We are permitted to extend this time period by up to two months if your request is particularly complex.
All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, button icons, images, and software, is the property of Anagram or its content suppliers and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) of all content on this site is the exclusive property of Anagram and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The content and software on this site may be used as a shopping resource. Any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display, or performance of the content on this site is strictly prohibited.
You may also contact our corporate headquarters by writing to us at:
7700 Anagram Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55344
What are cookies?
“Cookies” are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website.
They allow the website to recognize your device and remember if you have been to the website before.
Cookies are used to measure which parts of the website people visit and to customize your experience. Cookies also provide information that helps us monito and improve the website’s performance.
To find out more about Cookies, including how to see what Cookies have been set on your computer and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org
If you do not want Cookies to be dropped on your device, you can adjust the setting of your Internet browser to reject the setting of all or some Cookies and to alert you when a Cookie is placed on your device. For further information about how to do so, please refer to your browser ‘help’, ‘tool’, or ‘edit’ section or see www.allaboutcookies.org
. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all Cookies, including strictly necessary Cookies (see below), you may not be able to access or use all or parts of the functionalities of the Anagram website.
If you want to remove previously-stored Cookies, you can manually delete the Cookies at any time. However, this will not prevent the Anagram website from placing further Cookies on your device unless and until you adjust your Internet browser setting as described above.
First and Third-party Cookies
“First party Cookies” are cookies that belong to Anagram and that Anagram places on your device. “Third-party Cookies” are Cookies that another party places on your device through the Anagram website. Anagram may contract with third-party service providers to send e-mails to users who have provided us with their contact information. To help measure and improve the effectiveness of our e-mail communications, and/or to determine whether messages have been opened and links clicked on, the third-party service providers may place Cookies on the devices of these users.
We collect this information anonymously, so it does not identify anyone as an individual and no personal information is stored in our Cookies. We always use Cookie data in a responsible way.
Our aim is to continually improve the Anagram online experience. Cookies help to make our website work better and more efficiently. However, you can stop Cookies from being downloaded to your device from Anagram at any time by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. Most browsers will tell you how to change your browser settings to notify you when a Cookie is being set or updated, or to restrict or block certain types or all Cookies. Please consult the “Help” section of your browser for more information or by visiting: www.allaboutcookies.org
We use the following types of Cookies:
||Stores visitor preferred content culture. CMS Preferred Culture refers to the language of the site
||Used by the web application firewall to improve the security of the website and protect it against attack.
: Session Cookies are temporary and deleted from your machine when your web browser closes. We use session Cookies to help us track internet usage as described above. Examples of session Cookies we use include:
||Identifies the current browsing session.
The data collected by the Anagram website and/or through Cookies that may be placed on your computer will not be kept for longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes mentioned above. In any event, such information will not be kept for longer than one year.
Our Cookies are used for the following purposes:
: These Cookies are essential for the Anagram website to perform its basic functions. These include those required to allow registered users to authenticate and perform account related functions, as well as to save the contents of virtual “carts” on sites that have an ecommerce functionality.
: These Cookies are used to store preferences set by users such as account name, language, and location. This allows the Anagram website to provide you with personalized features.
: We use these Cookies to help identify and prevent potential security risks.
Analytics and Performance: Performance Cookies collect information on how users interact with our websites, including what pages are visited most, as well as other analytical data. We use these details to improve how our websites function and to understand how users interact with them.
Third-party cookies may come from partners that provide functional web tools for our site, other websites where we advertise and from social networks.
Examples of third-party Cookies:
Social network sharing
: If you share content from www.anagramballoons.com
using social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, you may be sent Cookies from these websites.