The Wedding Outlet is strongly committed to your right to privacy and to taking steps designed to secure your personal and financial information. To earn your trust and confidence in our commitment, the intent of this policy is to fully disclose our privacy practices to you. We will only use your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to read our policy. collects personal information necessary to respond to your requests for our customized products and services. Personal information includes, but is not limited to, name, physical address, email address, phone number, wedding date and any other information that itself identifies or, when tied to the above information, may identify you as a specific individual. and its partners also collect information related to your wedding, including dates and places of the rehearsal, wedding and reception. also uses forms for you to request certain information and services. On such forms, we collect your contact information and demographic information.

Newsletters: In signing up to receive our newsletters, we collect and the use this information:

Email Address: We collect your email address in order to send you our newsletter and to notify you of special offers. Under NO circumstances will we share or sell your email address, unless you specify otherwise.

Wedding Date: We collect your wedding date, so that we know when to stop sending you our newsletter.

Location of Wedding: We ask for the location of your wedding, so that we have an understanding of where our visitors are planning their wedding.

Name & Address: If you indicate that you'd like to receive information on specials from wedding-related vendors, we may give your mailing address for these vendors to "snail" mail you. Again, we will not give your email address out, unless specified otherwise.

Surveys: values the opinions and comments from all of our users, so we frequently conduct surveys online. Your participation in these surveys is entirely optional. Information we collect in online surveys will include general information on the use of our site and other demographic information, such as age and income bracket. Survey participants are anonymous unless otherwise stated in the survey.

IP Addresses: When you connect to our website, we record your IP addresses and information on the type of operating system (e.g. Windows98) and browser software (e.g. Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape) you are using. This helps us to diagnose problems with our servers and for system administration. Your IP address is also used to help gather aggregated demographic information.

Sharing your information: When you provide information to, the information is stored in our databases, such information is used by in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Information we collect is used to tailor your experience at our site to show you content that we think you might be interested in, and to display the content according to your preferences.

We may disclose your information if required to do so by law, court order, as requested by other government or law enforcement authorities, or in the good faith belief that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable, including (without limitation) when we have reason to believe that disclosing the information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with our rights or properties, whether intentionally or otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities.

Collection and use of your information: As a user, customer, or contest entrant you will occasionally receive e-mail updates from us about important functionality changes, special offers from us, new services and other noteworthy news items about us and our partners. We hope you will find these updates interesting and informative. Of course, if you would rather not receive them, just let us know by replying to one of the e-mails with "Remove” in the body of the e-mail. Our site also provides you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving such communications from us where we request information from you. In other words, if you don't want us or our vendors to send you e-mails about our or their business, just let us know. provides you with the ability to receive e-mail subscriptions to various services we provide. If you elect to receive such e-mail subscriptions, you can opt-out of receiving future e-mails by contacting us.

Security: All order information you provide to us is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a widely used coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt or scramble data before you send it to us. Transactions will not be permitted if your browser does not accept SSL encryption. Only authorized personnel from can decode this information and such personnel will only do so in accordance with our Privacy Policy. In addition, to attempt to deter the theft of credit card numbers and other personal information residing in our system, we have installed secure "firewalls" and/or have implemented other security measures to help protect our systems against "hacker" break-ins. Additionally, all credit card numbers are encrypted in our system until either the customer or requires the information.

Policy changes: Please be aware that on our site we have advertisements and links to other websites that may collect personal information about you. This Privacy Policy does not cover the information practices or policies of such websites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of all such sites, as their policies may be materially different from our Privacy Policy. Any material changes in the way we use personal information will be described in future versions of this Privacy Policy. Of course, you may always submit concerns regarding our Privacy Policy or our privacy practices to our Customer Service Center at info{at}theweddingoutlet{dot}com. Please reference the Privacy Policy in your subject line. We will attempt to respond to all reasonable concerns or inquiries within five business days of receipt.