- What personal information or third-party personal information is collected from you through the website.
- Who 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.
- The kind of security procedures that are in place to protect the loss, theft, misuse or unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or alteration of information under our control.
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
Information Collection and Use
Famous Footwear is an operating division of BG Retail, LLC., in the United States, and Caleres Canada, Inc. in Canada, which are in turn wholly-owned subsidiaries of Caleres, Inc. The FamousFootwear.ca website is operated by the Famous Footwear Division of Caleres Canada, Inc. BG Retail, LLC, and Caleres Canada, Inc. are the sole owners of all information collected on this site. This information is collected from users at several different points on the FamousFootwear.ca website.
Personal information collected at or through Famous Footwear retail locations in the U.S. is controlled by BG Retail, LLC. Personal information collected at or through Famous Footwear retail locations in Canada is controlled by Caleres Canada, Inc. It is our policy that this information will not be shared with, sold or rented to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this policy.
FAMOUSLY YOU REWARDS® Membership:
In order to become a FAMOUSLY YOU REWARDS Member, you must first create a FREE account – just visit us at any Famous Footwear store or sign up here. You’ll be asked to provide your contact information, such as your name, email address or mailing address. We use your information to administer the FAMOUSLY YOU REWARDS Program, which includes, among other things, detecting security incidents, and protecting against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity. When you use your member number at checkout, we will also collect information about your purchases. This information is used to reward members for their purchases and to determine what products and offers may be of particular interest to you. By becoming a member, you’ll earn points for purchases made online, and in-store, as well as take advantage of member benefits. Members may also receive offers and information about new promotions, fashion trends, etc. In order to earn points for online purchases, all you have to do is enter your member number at checkout. Online orders placed at FamousFootwear.ca can only be shipped to a physical Canadian address, excluding P.O. and CPO Boxes.
We request information from you on our order form. You must provide contact information (such as name and shipping address) and financial information (such as credit card number and expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fulfill your order. If we have trouble processing an order, this contact information is used to get in touch with you. Online orders placed at FamousFootwear.ca can only be shipped to a physical Canada address, excluding P.O. and CPO Boxes.
We may require government-issued identification or collect personal information, such as your name, address and telephone number, when you return or exchange merchandise in-store. We use this information for the purposes of processing the transaction, maintaining records, and detecting and preventing fraud. We may also collect personal information, such as name, telephone number, or email address, if you contact a store or our consumer care team with a question, concern or complaint, so that we may respond appropriately. In addition, you may be asked for your email address if you express interest or agree to receive electronic sales receipts and emails about new promotions, fashion trends, etc. Providing your email address at our retail locations is strictly optional.
Rewards Members will occasionally receive information on products, services, and special promotions if you consent to receive these types of messages. You may unsubscribe from receiving these messages at any time. Please see "Choice and Unsubscribe" below.
Surveys and Contests
Occasionally, we may request information from customers via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary. Therefore, you have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and email address), and demographic information (such as zip/postal code, age level). Contest information will be used to administer the contest, including notifying the winners and awarding prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of evaluating, monitoring, or improving our business or this site.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the hard drive of your computer, containing information about you. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. Cookies can make the browsing experience easier. For instance, by accepting a cookie from our site, you will not have to type in your password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Most browsers can be set to reject cookies or to ask you if you want to accept/reject an incoming cookie. If you reject the cookie, you may still use our site, although you will be limited in some areas of our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our customers to enhance the experience on our site.
Website and Log Files
We may collect information automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies, web beacons, or and other tracking technologies. We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track users' movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services.
Do Not Track Policy
Some web browsers have a “do not track” feature that lets you tell websites you visit that you do not want to have your online activities tracked. These features are not yet uniform across browsers, so this site is not currently set up to respond to those signals.
We use an outside shipping company to ship orders, and a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services.
We may combine the personal information we collect, such as your order information and contact information, with other personally identifiable information (such as demographic information and past purchase information) available from our records and other sources. This information will be used to make our future marketing efforts more efficient. It may also be disclosed to and used by our marketing partners or other carefully screened companies whose products may be of interest to you.
If you prefer we do not share this information with our marketing partners or other carefully screened companies, please see the Choice and Opt-out section below. If you agree and consent to receive email from our marketing partners, we will share with them your email address and the information described above, so they can send you offers for products and services that may be of interest to you. We will only share this information if you have opted in and provided consent by selecting Submit or Sign Up when prompted to enter your email address to “Sign up for trend updates & special offers.” Additionally, our agreements with our partners require that each email our partners send you will include a description of the simple opt-out process to enable you to stop receiving future emails.
Shine the Light Inquiry. California residents may be entitled to ask us for a notice describing what categories of personal information (if any) we share with third parties or affiliates for direct marketing. If you would like a copy of such notice, please submit a written request to us as described in the “Contact Information” section below and indicate that you are a California resident making a “California Shine the Light” inquiry.
Online Erasure Request. If you are a California resident under the age of 18 and a registered user of this site, you may request and obtain removal of content or information you have publicly posted. To make such a request, please submit a written request to us as described in the “Contact Information” section below and indicate that you are a California resident making a “California Online Erasure” request. Please be aware that such a request does not ensure complete removal of the content or information you have posted, and there may be circumstance in which the law does not require or permit removal.
California Consumer Privacy Act. If you are a resident of California, you have specific rights regarding your personal information. This section describes your CCPA rights and explains how to exercise those rights.
Access Rights. You have the right to request that we disclose to you certain information about our collection and use of your personal information over the past 12 months. If we receive and confirm a verifiable consumer request from you, we will disclose to you:
- The categories of personal information we collected about you.
- The categories of sources from which we collected the personal information about you.
- Our business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling that personal information.
- The categories of third parties with whom we share that personal information.
- The right to know (individually) the specific pieces of personal information we collected about you (also called a data portability request).
Deletion Request Rights
You have the right to request that we delete any of your personal information that we collected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions. If we receive and confirm a verifiable consumer request from you, we will delete (and direct our service providers to delete) your personal information from our records, unless an exception applies.
We may deny your deletion request if retaining the information is necessary for us or our service providers to:
- Complete the transaction for which we collected the personal information, provide a good or service that you requested, take actions reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform our contract with you.
- Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, or prosecute those responsible for such activities.
- Debug products to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality.
- Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise their free speech rights, or exercise another right provided for by law.
- Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act (Cal. Penal Code § 1546 seq.).
- Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when the information's deletion may likely render impossible or seriously impair the research's achievement, if you previously provided informed consent.
- Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with consumer expectations based on your relationship with us.
- Comply with a legal obligation.
- Make other internal and lawful uses of that information that are compatible with the context in which you provided it.
Exercising Your California Rights
Note that, as required by law, we will require you to prove your identity. We may verify identity by phone call or email. Depending on your request, we will ask for information such as your name, the last item you purchased from us, or the date of your last purchase from us. We may also ask you to provide a signed declaration confirming your identity.
- Right to Opt-out of the “sale” of your Personal Information. We do not sell your
personal information in the conventional sense (i.e., for money). Like many companies, however, we use services
that help deliver interest-based ads to you as well as other services and may transfer personal information to
business partners for their use. Making personal information (such as online identifiers or browsing activity)
available to these companies may be considered a “sale” under the CCPA. You can request to opt-out
of such “sale” of your Personal Information here:
- Right to Delete your Personal Information. You can request to delete your Personal Information here:
DELETE MY PERSONAL INFORMATION
Calling us at 888-869-1053 and indicating you have a CCPA Deletion request
- Rights to Information and Access. To request to exercise your rights, submit a verifiable consumer request to us by :
Emailing us at email@example.com
Calling us at 888-869-1053 and indicating you have a CCPA Information or Access request
If you are an authorized agent submitting a request on behalf of an individual you must attach a copy of the following information to the request:
- A completed Authorized Agent Designation Form indicating that you have authorization to act on the consumer’s behalf.
- If you are a business, proof that you are registered with the Secretary of State to conduct business in California.
If we do not receive both pieces of information, the request will be denied
For purposes of exercising your rights above, please note the following:
We collect the following categories of personal information:Identifiers; payment information; characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law; commercial information; professional or employment information; internet or other similar electronic network activity information; geolocation data; audio, electronic or visual information, inferences drawn from other personal information.
We disclose the following categories of personal information for a business purpose:characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law; commercial information; professional or employment information; internet or other similar electronic network activity information; geolocation data; audio, electronic or visual information, inferences drawn from other personal information.
We disclose your personal information for a business purpose to the following categories of third parties:our affiliates; service providers; third parties to whom you or your agents authorize us to disclose your personal information in connection with products or services we provide to you.
We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your CCPA rights.
We take steps to protect our customers’ information against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or modification, both online and off-line.
When our online registration form or order form asks you to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number), that information is encrypted and is protected with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology. While on a secure page, such as our order form, web browsers (such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, or Apple Safari) change to “locked” status as opposed to un-locked, or open, status used for general internet searches or browsing.
While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also strive to protect user information off-line. All of our users' information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Only Associates who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our billing clerk or a Consumer Care representative) are granted access to personally identifiable information. Furthermore, all Associates are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Our Associates are regularly notified and reminded about the importance we place on privacy, and what they can do to ensure our customers' information is protected. Finally, the servers on which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
Personal information collected in accordance with this policy is transferred to, and stored and processed by, Famous Footwear’s U.S. affiliate. As a result, your personal information will be transferred to and processed in the United States and may be accessible to U.S. law enforcement and national security authorities in certain circumstances.
If you have questions about our information security practices, contact Famous Footwear Consumer Care.
Site and Service Updates
It is sometimes necessary to email our users regarding site and/or service updates. For issues directly relating to your account, or to provide services you’ve requested, we may communicate with you by either email or phone.
Correcting or Updating Personal Information
If your personal information changes (such as your email, or postal code), or if you no longer desire our service, we will endeavor to provide a way for you to correct, update or remove your personal information provided to us. This can be done at the Rewards Customer Account information page or by contacting Famous Footwear Consumer Care.
Choice and Unsubscribe
Our online visitors are given the opportunity to consent to having their information used for purposes not directly related to our site at the point where we ask for the information. For example, our Rewards Customer Account information form allows you to decide whether you want to receive any marketing material from us or those of our marketing partners.
If you previously agreed to receive our promotional materials and no longer wish to receive them, you may unsubscribe from receiving these communications by either visiting our Rewards Customer Account information page or by contacting Famous Footwear Consumer Care.
Notification of Changes
If you wish to request access to, or correction of, your personal information in the custody or control of BG Retail, LLC. or Caleres Canada, Inc., if you have any questions or would like to make a complaint, or if you would like to opt-out of receiving promotional materials from BG Retail, LLC. or Caleres Canada, Inc., please use the information below to contact us. Requests for access and correction must be in writing and are subject to applicable legal restrictions.
Last revised: 6/16/2021
Effective Date: 6/17/2021