Privacy Policy

Teddy Bear Portraits Nationwide Studios Inc. believes online privacy is important to the success of the Internet and electronic commerce in general and thus is strongly committed to each visitor’s right to privacy. The following statement sets forth Nationwide Studios privacy policy, it explains our online procedures pertaining to information you submit through this website.

Please note this policy only pertains to information collected by you from this site and does not apply to any other method used to obtain personal information.

Nationwide Studios Inc. reserves the right to change or amend this statement at any time for any reason without prior notice.

If you have any questions regarding this document please contact Customer Service at 1-800-338-3339 ext 5200.

Collection and Use of Information

In some areas of the site, “cookies” are used to collect information about you only when needed to perform personalized browsing tasks in order to customize services. Cookies are small text files stored in a user’s browser and are not used to track the identity of or to store personal data about you. Personal or identifying information may be collected as registration data for certain areas of the site. This enables Nationwide Studios to respond to inquiries, provide purchased products, develop and improve products, improve site content and its usefulness to you, and to provide marketing or promotional information.

Disclosure of Information to Third Parties

Visitors are not required to register for an account in order to gain general access to the public website. Submitting personal or identifying information to Nationwide Studios is done so strictly on a voluntary basis. Nationwide Studios does not share personal information about you with other people or companies unless required to do so to process and ship your orders, alert you of future offerings or events, where required by law, or when necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding possible illegal activities. Nationwide Studios will not use any image for advertising or public platform without expressed written consent, if image is of a child then consent will be from a parent or legal guardian; this includes but is not limited to advertising, promotion, marketing, and packaging for any product or service.

To update personal information you may access what is stored on file if you have a registered user account with Nationwide Studios. When you are on the “My Account” webpage after login select “Modify Account”, this information shows what is on file and to receive all of the benefits Nationwide Studios has to offer it is important your information is current.

Security

This website uses Secure Socket Layering (SSL) to encrypt information such as credit card numbers. This website also uses a generally accepted standard of technological security for the purpose of protecting all information provided by visitors from misuse, loss, or corruption. However, be aware that this website may contain links to other sites that are not governed by this or any other statement that applies to Nationwide Studios.

Children’s Privacy Protection

Nationwide Studios understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy and does not intentionally collect or maintain information from children under the age of 13. This site is not intentionally designed to target children 13 years of age or under. If a child has submitted identifiable information through this website please contact Customer Service at 1-800-338-3339 ext 5200 and the information will be deleted.

Consent

By accessing this website you are agreeing for your information to be used as described in this statement. By viewing this site you are also agreeing to these terms stated in the Privacy Statement. As products and technology change we will update our policies, so it is encouraged to review these statements often.

Terms and Conditions

YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS GOVERNED BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. BY ACCESSING OR USING THIS SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS. ANY ORDER PLACED THROUGH THIS SITE WILL BE SUBJECT TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. In these terms and conditions the use of words such as “Nationwide Studios”, “we”, “our”,” us”, “Teddy Bear Portraits” are used to designate Teddy Bear Portraits Nationwide Studios, Inc.

*Please note that our terms may change from time to time, you will always find the most recent version here. If you have any questions regarding this document please contact Customer Service at 1-800-338-3339 ext 5200.

Terms

I. Privacy Policy

Nationwide Studios does not share personal information about you with other people or companies unless required to do so to process and ship your orders, alert you of future offerings or events, where required by law, or when necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding possible illegal activities. Nationwide Studios will not use any image for advertising or public platform without expressed written consent from the parent, which includes but is not limited to advertising, promotion, marketing, and packaging for any product or service.

II. Accounts and Portrait Security

For people photographed by Nationwide Studios and attending a participating school, initial photo access claim codes are distributed to parents and are valid for a single use only. When you first visit the site you will have an opportunity to set up a password-protected User Account. When you create a User Account and enter your Access Code to claim your portrait, you are authorizing us to transmit it to the website for your viewing and/or purchasing subject to these terms. Until a portrait is claimed by a valid user, it is securely store and encrypted. No one else will have access to your images unless you share your Access Code or User Account login and password with others. You are responsible for the security and confidentiality of the Access Code, password, and user name you establish when you create your User Account. This site is designed to provide a private secure place for you to view and purchase your portraits.

III. Ordering and Pricing

When an order is placed through the site your order is not accepted until your credit card is charged. Until that point we reserve the right to cancel your order. We will charge your credit card only to the extent that we are able to deliver your order. Posted prices do not include sales tax or shipping and handling charges. These will be calculated when address information is complete for billing and shipping. These charges vary based on location and the products selected. Prices are subject to change at any time.

IV. Availability

The ability to fulfill your order is subject to availability and we reserve the right to limit quantities of products we supply, to divide orders and fulfill partial orders; and to revise or terminate products and special offers.

V. Order Delivery

We will do our very best to deliver your order in a timely manner, but we cannot guarantee there will be no delays in delivery, and we accept no liability or responsibility for delays caused by circumstances outside of our reasonable control.

VI. Exchange and Return Policy

We will reprint your order if it is damaged upon arrival to you. You must notify Customer Service at 1-800-338-3339 ext 5200 within 7 days upon the delivery date of your order. There will be no exchanges or refunds, unless Nationwide Studios is at fault. Verify your order is correct and you have selected the product you wish to purchase before selecting the “Complete Order!” option on this site. If your order and what you received are not the same then you will need to contact Customer Service at 1-800-338-3339 ext 5200 within 7 days upon the delivery date of your order to be applicable for your purchase to be eligible for an exchange or refund. If what you received and your order placed are the same then your sale is final and you are not eligible for a refund or exchange.

VII. Copyright Policy

All portrait images created by Teddy Bear Portraits Representatives are owned and copyright protected by Nationwide Studios and its subsidiaries. Photographic images and information from this site may not be replicated in any method and to do so would be illegal. Items specifically authorized through the sale of certain merchandise, or on a written release signed by us, are excluded.

VIII. Comments

We welcome all comments and suggestions regarding this site, our service, or our products. All materials submitted to us will be the exclusive property of Nationwide Studios. Your submission of any idea, comment, suggestion, or feedback gives us all worldwide rights and titles. This will provide Nationwide Studios the right to use the content submitted for any purpose whatsoever, without compensating you in any way. Please do not send any information to us you do not wish Nationwide Studios to obtain.

IX. Changes in Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right to modify or amend these terms and conditions at any time for any reason without prior notice. The use of this site following any change constitutes your agreement to be bound to these terms and conditions. With this stated we encourage you to review these terms and conditions whenever returning to the site.

X. Indemnity

You agree to defend and hold harmless Nationwide Studios including all our representatives, affiliates, and subsidiaries from and against all losses, damages, claims, liabilities, expenses, and reasonable attorney’s fees resulting in any violation of these terms, your inability to use the site, site materials, or service by you or any other person accessing the service as your invitee, such as by using your account.

XI. Enforcement of Terms and Conditions

By accessing and viewing this site you agree to these terms and conditions, as well as all applicable laws by the state of Tennessee and the United States of America. If you are not satisfied with this site, content, or terms and conditions the single resolution is to terminate your use of the site.