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Privacy Policy

Our privacy policy is in plain English and will only take a few moments to read and understand.

How You Can Contact Us

We can be reached via e-mail using our Feedback Form, or by sending mail directly to info@ethicalshopping.com.

Site Tracking

We have a simple web statistics program that tracks how many times each page is visited. When you visit a page, information is logged that contains your domain name (aol.com, for example), date, time, and pages visited. There is no personally identifiable information. The information we collect is:

  • Used to improve the content on our site
  • Never shared with other organizations for commercial purposes

Personal Information

Only registered users of EthicalShopping.com can comment on stories and post to discussion forums.  (The goal is to reduce spam and other junk postings.) In order to register you as a user of EthicalShopping.com, we request and collect information that personally identifies you or allows us to contact you. Such information may include your name, e-mail address, and user identification password.

After you have signed up, we will send an email confirmation to the email address that you provided. After you have verified your desire to become a member of EthicalShopping.com through this email, and your account has been established, we will not ask you again for this personal information. If for any reason you receive an email from us and you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending an email to info@ethicalshopping.com. You can always correct or update your personal information by visiting your profile page if you are current member.

Web Cookies

Cookies are a method of tracking information you enter on a web site using a file on your computer. We do use a cookie to log whether you've visited the site before. No personal information whatsoever is written to the cookie. It is primarily used to save you time by automatically populating forms in our discussion forum, and other locations on the site.

Third Party Cookies

In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique “cookie” on your browser.

Links

This site contains links to other web sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any other site.

Complaints

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact The DMA's Committee on Ethical Business Practices at mgoldberger@the-dma.org, state or local chapters of the Better Business Bureau, The Federal Trade Commission by phone at 202.FTC-HELP (202.382.4357) or electronically at http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/complaint.htm.

Buy It

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  • Safer and greener cosmetics
  • Naturepedic offers healthy products for your growing baby
    Natural and Organic Bedding for Babies
  • Ethical, Organic, and Natural Clothing
  • NMC
    Internet toy store sells only American and EU made toys.

Don't Buy It

  • Maker of violent anti-social video games
  • World's largest oil company--human rights, oil spills and misinformation about climate change
  • Genetic Engineering and Monopolistic behavior = Monsanto
  • Racial profiling and discrimination
  • Numerous ethical problems with largest maker of household products in U.S.