At Target, we want you to know how we collect, use, share, and protect information about you.
Target collects information when you interact with Cartwheel by logging in with your Facebook account. This information includes:
Target collects information when you interact with Cartwheel by logging in with your Target.com account. This information includes:
This information helps us recognize your device or computer to assist your use of Cartwheel, personalize your experience while using Cartwheel and make our marketing messages more relevant.
In order to provide the best guest experience possible, we also use this information for reporting and analysis purposes, such as how you are using Cartwheel, performance of our marketing efforts, and your response to those marketing efforts.
We allow third-party companies to collect certain information when you visit and use that information to customize your experience and make Cartwheel better. These companies use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date) and your barcode information during your visits to provide offers likely to be of greater interest to you. These parties typically use a cookie or a third party web beacon to collect this information.
We collect data that's publicly available. For example, information you submit in a public forum (e.g. a blog, chat room, or social network) can be read, collected, or used by us and others, and could be used to personalize your experience. You are responsible for the information you choose to submit in these instances. We also obtain information provided by a third party. For instance, we obtain information from companies that can enhance our existing guest information to improve the accuracy and add to the information we have about our guests (for example, adding address information). This improves our ability to contact you and increases the relevance of our marketing by providing better product recommendations or special offers that may interest you.
Target will use the information it collects to personalize the Cartwheel experience. In addition, Target will match the information it collects with information that already exists within Target's internal databases including your purchase history, your accounts across all Target channels (e.g. Target.com, Gift Registries, Target mobile web site)
Examples of how we use the information we collect from and about you include:
We share the information we collect from and about you within Target Corporation, which includes all Target subsidiaries and affiliates.
Target Corporation may use this information to offer you products and services that may be of interest to you.
Target Corporation owns and operates Target Stores and Target web sites. Target Corporation subsidiaries include, but are not limited to: Target Bank, Target Canada, Target Commercial Interiors, Retail Activation Services LLC (Consensus Corporation), TCC Cooking Co. (Cooking.com and CHEFS Catalog) and Dermstore LLC (Dermstore.com, Blush.com, and Hairenvy.com).
Depending on the privacy settings you select when first logging in to Cartwheel, action you take within Cartwheel, like adding an offer to your list of saving in store, will be published to your Facebook friends' news feed. For example, if you choose to share your Cartwheel activity with 'Only Me', the activity will generate to your Facebook timeline and only you will be able to view it. If you select 'Public', anyone viewing Cartwheel activity on Facebook will be able to see your activity.
We may share aggregate level information (information that does not identify you personally) with business partners/third parties who participate in the Cartwheel program to help them understand how their product offer(s) performed. We may also share aggregate level information with business partners/third parties for their own analytics, reporting, and other purposes.
We may share information with companies that provide support services to us or that help us market our products and services. These companies may need information about you in order to perform their functions.
These companies are not authorized to use the information we share with them for any other purpose.
We may disclose the information we collect from and about you when we believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law; to enforce or apply applicable terms and conditions and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property or safety of our company, our guests or others.
At your direction or request, we may share your information. For example, if you add offers to your list as public when logged in with your Facebook account, your information will be published on Facebook and will be accessible to your friends. You have to option to customize the sharing of information from Cartwheel.
If some or all of our business assets are sold or transferred, we may transfer the corresponding information regarding our guests. We also may retain a copy of that guest information.
If you do not wish to receive promotional e-mails from Target, contact us or call 800-440-0680 to opt out. You may also opt out of receiving promotional e-mails by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each Target promotional e-mail messages.
If you are a California resident and have an established business relationship with us, you can request a notice disclosing the categories of personal information we have shared with third parties, for the third parties' direct marketing purposes, during the preceding calendar year. To request a notice, please submit your request to Target Corporation, Attn: California Shine the Light Inquiry, P.O. Box 9350, Minneapolis, MN 55440. Please allow 30 days for a response.
We recognize the particular importance of protecting privacy where children are involved. We are committed to protecting children's privacy. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information online from children under the age of 13. If a child under the age of 13 has provided us with personally identifiable information, we ask that a parent or guardian contact us or call 800-440-0680.
We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect your information. This includes encrypting your credit and debit card number.You are responsible for taking reasonable steps to protect your personal information against unauthorized disclosure or misuse.
"Phishing" is a scam designed to steal your personal information. If you receive an e-mail that looks like it is from us asking you for your personal information, do not respond. We will never request your password, user name, credit card information or other personal information through e-mail.
If you have any questions regarding privacy while using Cartwheel, or have questions about our practices, please contact us.
Target Stores, Target Executive Offices PO Box 9350 Minneapolis MN 55440