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Privacy Policy

The ordering system of the Library of Congress Shop is hosted by Yahoo! Store. Yahoo! collects order information but may only use this information in the aggregate. If you accessed this store through Yahoo! Shopping, Yahoo! also collects information about your shopping experience. Please see the Yahoo! Privacy Policy for more information about how Yahoo! uses this information.

The Library of Congress Shop is committed to maintaining your privacy. Your IP address is used to identify you and your shopping cart, to gather broad demographic information to help serve you better, and to administer our Shop Web site.

Our site uses cookies to keep track of your shopping cart and to save your personal information, such as name, street and e-mail addresses so you don't have to type it again every time you visit our site.

Our site uses order forms to gather information used to fulfill your order and to contact you when necessary with questions about your order. Contact information may also be used occasionally to send you promotional materials, such as notice of new products (e.g., products related to new Library of Congress exhibits) and special offers. You may opt out of receiving future mailings by sending an e-mail to stating your preference not to receive promotional information. Financial information, such as credit card numbers, is used for billing purposes for products ordered. Demographic and profile data may also be collected from occasional customer surveys. We use this data to tailor our product line to customers' interests and preferences.

The Library of Congress Shop may release account information when it believes it is necessary to comply with any law, enforce or apply the terms of any of our user agreements, or protect the rights, property or safety of our Shop, its customers or employees.