We at Koku take the issue of safeguarding your online privacy seriously.
Please read the following to understand our policies and practices regarding
this matter and how they pertain to you as you make use of our service.
In this statement you will be notified of: What personally identifiable information
of yours is collected; What organization is collecting the information; How the
information is used; With whom the information may be shared; What choices are
available to you regarding collection, use and distribution of the information;
What kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or
alteration of information under the company's control; and How you can correct
any inaccuracies in the information.
Questions regarding this statement should be directed by email to: privacy@Koku.com
Koku has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm
commitment to privacy policies. The following discloses our information gathering
and dissemination practices for this site: www.Koku.com
Frequently Asked Questions About Privacy
Does Koku ask for personal information?
Yes, we do. Koku may ask for your name, email address and other personal
information when you purchase, register to qualify for offers or other promotions
sponsored by Koku and/or our partners. If you elect to purchase any offer through
Koku from us or one of our partners, the order form may request additional
information that may include contact and financial information (such as your
credit card number). Your personal information that is required for each specific
offer will only be provided to the particular partner of that offer.
How Does Koku use my personal information?
Koku's goal in collecting personal information is to provide you the user,
with the most personalized web experience possible, and our partners with an
efficient means to reach the right audience. By knowing a little about you, Koku
is able to deliver more relevant content and advertisements, and therefore a better
service to you. In our role of delivering targeted offers and samples, Koku
plays the middleman. Koku presents the offers on its web site or sends the
offer via email to users. In this process, our partners never has access to individual
Will Koku disclose any of my personal information?
If you choose to partake in an offer presented on Koku, that requires personally
identifiable information to be disclosed, we will provide that information to only
the partner that you have choosen. When you decide to take advantage of the great
offer that is presented you are choosing to allow us to pass your personal information
to our partner associated with that offer. Koku will not sell, share, rent, or
disclose any of your personal information to others in ways, except as described
above or below in this statement, or when we believe in good faith that the law
requires it, or to protect the rights or property of Koku. We do not share
demographic information with any third party. In some instances, we partner with another
party to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we
will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party
to provide these services, such a fulfilling an order. These parties are not allowed
to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these
What about kids?
Effective April 21, 2000, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) mandated that all websites
must be in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). In
order to meet the COPPA guidelines, National Consumer Brands endeavors to detect persons
under the age of 13 responding to emails or placing orders.
More Information About Privacy
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information
about the user. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site. The only
drawback to this is that the user will be limited in some areas of our site. For
example, the user will not be able to participate in some of our promotional offers
that take place. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our
users to enhance the experience on our site.
We may use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track users' movements,
and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
This web site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we, Koku,
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.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site requests information from users via surveys or contests.
Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore
has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may
include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic
information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify
the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring
or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
If a user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our site, we
ask them for the friend's name and email address. Koku will automatically send the
friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the site. Koku stores this information
for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email. The friend may contact Koku at
privacy@Koku.com to request the removal of this information from our database.
We request information from the user on our order form. Here a user must provide contact
information (like name and shipping address) and financial information (like credit card
number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill
customer's orders. If we have trouble processing an order, this contact information is
used to get in touch with the user.
This website takes every precaution to protect our users' information. When users submit
sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and
When our registration/order form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as
credit card number and/or social security number), that information is only requested
on a secure page. While on a secure page, such as our order form, the lock icon on the
bottom of Web browsers such as Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer
becomes locked, as opposed to un-locked, or open, when you are just 'surfing'.
While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do
everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. All of our users'
information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our
offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for
example, our billing clerk or a customer service representative) are granted access
to personally identifiable information. ALL employees are kept up-to-date on our
security and privacy practices. If you have any questions about the security at our
website, you can send an email to info@Koku.com.
Established members will occasionally receive information on products, services,
special deals, and a newsletter. Out of respect for the privacy of our users we present
the option to not receive these types of communications. Please see our choice/opt-out
Correction/Updating Personal Information
If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as your zip code), or
if a user no longer desires our service, we will endeavor to provide a way to correct,
update or remove that user's personal data provided to us. To change or modify
information previously provided, please email info@Koku.com.
Users who no longer wish to receive our promotional materials may opt-out of receiving
these communications by submitting their email address by emailing us at
Notification of Changes
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 an email. Users will have a choice as to
whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site,
or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact: privacy@Koku.com.