Privacy Policy

Last Updated: March 25, 2023

Welcome to BedBathAndBeyond.website! We take your privacy seriously and are committed to protecting your personal information. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of information we collect, how we use it, and the measures we take to ensure its security. By using our website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and make sure you understand it before using our website or submitting any personal information. If you do not agree with our Privacy Policy, please do not use our website.

Information We Collect

We collect two types of information from our users: Personal Information and Non-Personal Information.

Personal Information

Personal Information refers to any information that can be used to identify you as an individual. We collect Personal Information when you voluntarily provide it to us, such as when you subscribe to our newsletter, submit a contact form, or register for an account on our website. The types of Personal Information we collect may include:

  • Your name
  • Email address
  • Mailing address
  • Phone number
  • Social media account information (if you choose to connect with us through social media)

Please note that we do not collect sensitive personal information, such as your social security number, financial information, or health information.

Non-Personal Information

Non-Personal Information refers to information that does not directly identify you as an individual. We automatically collect Non-Personal Information when you visit our website, such as:

  • Your IP address
  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system
  • Referring website
  • Pages viewed on our website
  • Date and time of your visit

We use this information to analyze trends, administer the website, and improve user experience.

How We Use Your Information

We use your Personal Information and Non-Personal Information for various purposes, including:

  1. To provide and improve our services: We use your information to deliver the content, products, and services you request, as well as to maintain, improve, and customize your experience on our website.
  2. To communicate with you: We use your Personal Information to respond to your inquiries, send newsletters, and notify you of updates, promotions, or changes to our website.
  3. To analyze website usage: We use Non-Personal Information to understand how our users interact with our website, enabling us to optimize and enhance the user experience.
  4. To maintain website security: We use your information to detect, prevent, and respond to security incidents and protect the integrity of our website.
  5. To comply with legal obligations: We may use your information to comply with applicable laws, regulations, or legal processes.

We will only use your Personal Information for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy, unless we obtain your consent for other purposes.

Sharing Your Information

We respect your privacy and will not sell, rent, or share your Personal Information with third parties, except in the following circumstances:

  1. Service providers: We may share your information with third-party service providers who perform services on our behalf, such as website hosting, email delivery, or analytics services. These service providers are contractually obligated to use your information only for the purposes for which it was disclosed and to maintain its confidentiality.
  2. Legal requirements: We may disclose your information if required to do so by law or in response to a legal request, such as a subpoena, court order, or government demand.
  3. Protection of rights and interests: We may disclose your information if we believe it is necessary to protect the rights, property, or safety of BedBathAndBeyond.website, our users, or the public, or to prevent or investigate potential fraud, security breaches, or other illegal activities.
  4. Business transfers: In the event of a merger, acquisition, reorganization, or sale of assets, we may transfer your information to a successor entity, subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Third-Party Websites

Our website may contain links to third-party websites that are not operated by us. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these websites. We recommend that you review the privacy policies of any third-party websites you visit.

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect Non-Personal Information, analyze website usage, and improve user experience. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or device when you visit a website. You can control the use of cookies through your browser settings, but please note that disabling cookies may affect the functionality of our website.

We may also use third-party analytics services, such as Google Analytics, to analyze website usage and gather demographic information about our users. These services use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect Non-Personal Information, which is used to generate reports and improve our website. For more information on how Google Analytics collects and processes data, please visit Google’s Privacy Policy.

Children’s Privacy

Our website is not intended for use by children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 13. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with Personal Information, we will take steps to delete the information and terminate the child’s account.

Data Security

We take the security of your Personal Information seriously and implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect it against unauthorized access, disclosure, or destruction. However, no method of data transmission or storage is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information.

Your Rights and Choices

You have certain rights and choices regarding your Personal Information:

  1. Access, update, or delete your information: You may request access to, update, or delete your Personal Information by contacting us at privacy@bedbathandbeyond.website. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.
  2. Opt-out of marketing communications: You may opt-out of receiving marketing emails from us by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in the email or by contacting us at privacy@bedbathandbeyond.website.
  3. Do Not Track: Some browsers offer a “Do Not Track” feature that allows you to express a preference not to be tracked by websites. At this time, we do not respond to “Do Not Track” signals.

Please note that even if you exercise your rights and choices, we may still use your Non-Personal Information for analytical purposes and to improve the functionality of our website.

International Data Transfers

Our website is operated in the United States, and your Personal Information may be stored and processed in the United States or other countries where our service providers maintain facilities. By using our website, you consent to the transfer and processing of your information in these countries, which may have different data protection laws than your country of residence.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or applicable laws. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by posting a notice on our website or by sending you an email. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed about our privacy practices.

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