Privacy Policy

The Spotted Goose knows that you care about how your personal information is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will handle your personal information carefully and sensibly. This Privacy Policy describes how the internet website owned and operated by TEAMFESS, INC. (the “Company”), an Ohio corporation doing business as The Spotted Goose, and located at (the “Site”) collects and uses your personal information in connection with the services we offer through the Site (the “Services”). By visiting the Site, you accept the practices described in this Privacy Policy. At The Spotted Goose, maintaining our users’ privacy and security is always a priority. To this end, we regularly re-evaluate our privacy and security policies and adapt them as necessary to deal with new challenges.


1. Your Personal Information

While you can visit the Site without providing any Personal or Financial Information, you must submit certain information in order to purchase merchandise. Be aware that your name, address, telephone number, and credit card information will be required if you purchase any merchandise from the Site (“Financial Information”).

The Company will not sell or rent your Personal or Financial Information to anyone. Your Personal and Financial Information will only be used:

  • To make the Services available to you
  • To process your transactions
  • To analyze your use of the Site and improve the Services
  • To deliver communications to you relevant to your use of the Site
  • To fulfill your requests for products
  • To enforce the Company’s Terms and Conditions of Use
  • As otherwise set out in this Privacy Policy

Your Personal Information will not be made publicly available.

Your Financial Information will only be provided to third parties if those parties are under contract with the Company in order to perform services necessary to provide the Services to you. The Company contracts with Merchant Warehouse to perform credit card processing on its behalf, and some of your Financial Information will be disclosed to Merchant Warehouse in order to process your payment. The use of your Financial Information by Merchant Warehouse once it is provided to them shall be governed by their own privacy policies, which can be found on their website at The Company assumes no responsibility for any third party’s use of your Financial Information if that information is properly distributed to them in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy. You should carefully review the privacy practices of Merchant Warehouse before using the Services. By using the Services, you expressly authorize the Company to distribute your Financial Information, as necessary, to this third party for the reasons provided herein. You further agree that the use of your Personal Information by this third party will be governed by its own privacy practices when said information is in their possession, and that the Company will not be liable for any damages which may result from the breach of that third party’s privacy practices.

Additionally, the Company may share your Personal and Financial Information if it is required to do so by law, or if it believes that doing so is necessary in order to comply with the law or with legal processes served on the Company, cooperate with law enforcement agencies, or otherwise protect its legal rights. In the event the Company becomes involved in a merger, acquisition, or any form of sale of substantially all or all of its assets (a “Transfer”), it reserves the right to transfer Personal and Financial Information to a third party in connection with any such Transfer. Should a Transfer occur, the Company will use its best efforts to ensure the resulting entity will follow the provisions set forth in this Privacy Policy to the extent required by applicable law. The Company will also require that you receive prior notice if your Personal and Financial Information could be used in a manner that would violate the terms of this Privacy Policy.


2. Links to Other Sites

This Privacy Policy applies to the Site and the Services only. The Site may include links to other websites whose privacy practices may differ from those of the Company. If you choose to use the products or services found on these other sites, disclose information to those providers, or grant them permission to collect information about you, then their use of your Personal and Financial Information is governed by their privacy practices. You should evaluate the practices of other websites linked to this Site before deciding to use their products or services. The Company’s Privacy Policy does not apply to information you may submit to other websites, and is not responsible for their privacy practices. The Company may present links in a format that enables it to track whether the links have been followed and whether any action has been taken on third party websites. This information is used only to improve the quality of the Services and to customize the content of the Services.


3. Use of Your Personal Information Upon the Termination of Your Relationship with the Company

In the event you should terminate your use of the Services, your Personal and Financial Information will be permanently expunged from the Company’s primary production servers. However, portions of your Personal and Financial Information may remain on a backup server or other media. The Company maintains these backups to ensure its continued ability to provide you with the Services and to protect against any malfunction or damage to its servers.


4. Information Automatically Collected by the Site

Our servers may automatically collect certain aggregated, non-personally identifying information, such as your computer’s IP address, the number of users clicking on a particular link or service, the type of browser in use, and the pages viewed, when you visit the Site. This information is used to understand how visitors navigate the Site in order to enhance your experience when using the Site. We do not link this information to any information that may personally identify you.

The Company will not make any aggregated or anonymous data derived from or incorporating your Personal or Financial Information available to any third party, whether for advertising, marketing research, or other purposes.


5. Email Communications

After providing your Personal and Financial Information, you will receive order notifications by email. Other than order notifications, the Company will not send you email notifications such as promotions unless you affirmatively choose to receive such communications. Upon signing-up for the email list, you will receive periodic emails from the Company notifying you of certain products or services which may benefit you, providing general news and alerts, promoting the products or services of the Company.


6. Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that a website can place on your computer’s hard drive in order to collect information about your activities on the site or to make it easier for you to use certain site functions. The cookie transmits this information back to the site’s computer. Many users do not realize that cookies are being placed on their computers when they visit a website. If you want to know when this is happening, or if you want to prevent it from happening, you can set your internet browser to warn you when a website attempts to place a cookie on your computer. The Company does use cookies to manage a visitor’s use of the Site and to analyze in the aggregate the manner in which visitors use the Site. The sole purpose of the Company’s use of cookies is to increase the functionality of the Site and to make the Site as useful as possible for users. No Personal Information shall be gathered or stored in cookies when a user visits the Site.


7. Security

Among the most sensitive Financial Information requested from users on the Site is their credit card information, which is collected when merchandise is purchased. Your credit card information is not stored on the Site. Rather, the Company transmits your credit card information to Merchant Warehouse for processing. All such information transmitted by the Company, as well as all Personal Information stored on the Site, is protected by industry standard SSL encryption, which enables applications to communicate in a way that is designed to prevent eavesdropping, tampering and message forgery.

It is important to understand that the security precautions taken by the Company apply only to the Site, and that the Company exercises no control over how your information is stored or maintained by third party sites. Also be aware that, while all appropriate measures are taken by the Company to ensure the safety and security of the information you submit via the Site, no guarantee can be made that information transmitted via the Internet will be entirely secure. Caution should always be used when submitting personal information online. The Company takes commercially reasonable steps to provide security for your information once it has received it.


8. Changes to this Privacy Policy

Please note that this Privacy Policy may change from time to time. If the Privacy Policy is changed in any manner that affects the personally identifying information the Company has collected through the Site, those changes will be posted and you will be advised of any choices you may have as a result of those changes. The Company will also post a notice on the Site’s homepage informing users that the Privacy Policy has been amended. Each version of this Privacy Policy will be identified at the top by its effective date. All changes shall be effective immediately upon posting to the Site.


9. How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at [email protected], or write to us at the following address: The Spotted Goose, 3048 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45209. If you encounter technical difficulties while using the Site, please contact our Webmaster at [email protected].

If you submit Personal Information to us when sending questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or the Site, we will use that information to respond to your correspondence, but will not share it with any third party without your express permission.