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Urban Threads Privacy Policy

Urban Threads has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy and our pledge to keep your personal information secure. The following is information that Urban Threads gathers and uses:


Urban Threads has been awarded TRUSTe's Privacy Seal signifying that this privacy policy and practices have been reviewed by TRUSTe for compliance with TRUSTe's program requirements including transparency, accountability, and choice regarding the collection and use of your personal information. TRUSTe's mission, as an independent third party, is to accelerate online trust among consumers and organizations globally through its leading privacy trustmark and innovative trust solutions. This privacy statement covers the Web site http://www.UrbanThreads.com . Because this Web site wants to demonstrate its commitment to your privacy, it has agreed to disclose its information practices and have its privacy practices reviewed for compliance by TRUSTe. The TRUSTe program covers only information collected through this web site, http://www.urbanthreads.com.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact us at support@UrbanThreads.com (or use the online Contact Urban Threads form at www.UrbanThreads.com).

If you do not receive a satisfactory response to your inquiry or your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you can contact TRUSTe .


Urban Threads requires that shoppers register with an email address and original password. The email address is required so that we can contact you about designs that you have purchased. A password is necessary for shoppers to access the products that they've purchased, and to use the unique and personal parts of the site, such as profile page, list of faves, and past purchases.

Shoppers at Urban Threads are assured that their email address, name, and password are kept private and secure and are not shared, sold, exchanged, or traded with any third party.

Your information shall be retained for as long as your account is active. If you wish to cancel your account please contact us at support@urbanthreads.com. We will retain your information as necessary to comply with legal obligations and resolve disputes.

After registration, shoppers will receive a confirmation email with their email address registered on the site that they can keep for their records.


Urban Threads uses cookies to keep track of how shoppers use the Web site. This information is used for Web site improvements. The cookies are removed from your computer when you sign out of Urban Threads.

If your Web browser is set to not accept cookies, you may still browse through the Web site, use most areas of the site with the exceptions of purchasing products, accessing profile information or order history data.

Urban Threads uses persistent cookies for shoppers' convenience. These persistent cookies are tied to personal information. If a shopper's Web browser allows persistent cookies, the shopper will be automatically signed into the site at every visit.

Third-Party Cookies

A session cookie from GoDaddy.com (the issuer of Urban Threads' security certificate) is used on pages that display the seal of authenticity. The cookie does not collect any information, and is used to aid in displaying Urban Threads' validation page when shoppers click on the seal.
Our third party partners employ clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons/Web Bugs), images, and scripts that help them better manage content on our site. We do not tie the information gathered to our Customers’ or Users’ personally identifiable information.

IP Address

Urban Threads has the ability to track and record IP addresses. This information is not shared or given to any third party. It's used to help diagnose problems with our servers and to administer the Web site. We run reports that show how many visitors come to our site each day, which parts of the world visitors are coming from, and which Web browsers are most popular with our visitors.

No personal information (name or email address) links any visitor to any IP address. All the data that is gathered by tracking IP addresses is used for the sole purpose of improving our Web site and products, and is not shared with anyone else.

Flash LSOs

We use local shared objects, also known as Flash cookies, to store your preferences such as volume control, or display content based upon what you view on our site to personalize your visit. Third Parties, with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity, use Flash cookies to collect and store information.
Flash cookies are different from browser cookies because of the amount of, type of, and how data is stored. Cookie management tools provided by your browser will not remove Flash cookies. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies click here:

Social Media Widgets

Our Web site includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook like button and Widgets, such as the Share this button, the Twitter button, etc. that run on our site. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Blog / Forum

Our Web site offers publicly accessible blog. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from our blog, contact us at support@urbanthreads.com. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.

Promotional Mailings and Newsletters

Email newsletters are sent every Friday with information about new designs and projects.

All shoppers can choose not to receive weekly updates by filling out the Contact Urban Threads form at the Web site, or by replying to one of the promotional emails and requesting to be removed from the mailing list.


Urban Threads uses a shopping basket/order form for shoppers to purchase products. Shoppers may pay for an order via PayPal, or using a Visa, MasterCard, or Discover credit card. The site collects billing and financial information (credit card numbers and security codes). Financial information that is collected is used only to bill the shopper for the products requested. This information is used only for that purpose, and is never shared with any other person or company. No credit card information is stored in your profile or in any other area of the site other than the data legally required by the credit card companies.

We use a secure third party to process credit cards. No credit card information is stored for any other use other than processing the transaction.

If a shopper wishes to purchase a gift certificate for someone else, we'll ask for the name and email address of the person getting the certificate. This information is used to send an email to the person to notify them of the certificate code. Urban Threads stores this information for the purpose of sending this one-time email and maintaining the gift certificate information assigned to the the recipient.
Your friend may contact us at support@UrbanThreads.com to request that we remove this information from our database.


Urban Threads contains links to other Web sites. Urban Threads is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of the other Web sites. As privacy practices may vary at other sites, please review each site's privacy statement.


Urban Threads has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alternation of your personal information under our control. The security certificate is provided by GoDaddy. There is a seal of authenticity at Urban Threads and on the purchasing page. Click on the seals for additional information about the security certificate.

Urban Threads uses secure socket layer technology (SSL) to encrypt and transmit sensitive information. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Correcting and Changing Personal Information

You can change or delete any personal information retained at the site with one of these methods:

  • Complete the Contact Urban Threads form at UrbanThreads.com and advise us of what to change.
  • Sign in to UrbanThreads.com and edit your personal profile

Updates and Changes

Urban Threads reserves the right to modify this privacy statement at any time. If we make any material changes to the privacy policy, we'll post a notice on the home page of this website. We'll also advise you how the change affects you, so you are aware of the information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances (if any) we disclose it.

We'll also mention any significant and upcoming changes in an email at least 30 days in advance of the changes. At that time, if you wish to remove or amend any information that is stored at UrbanThreads.com, you may do so. Instructions for removing or amending information will be included in the email sent to you.

Contacting Urban Threads

If you have any questions about the privacy policy or need to contact us, please use the following methods:

Complete the Contact Urban Threads form (link on the left side of UrbanThreads.com)

Send a letter to:

Urban Threads
5000 Cheshire Lane N # 3
Minneapolis, MN 55446

Legal Disclaimer

We make every effort to preserve user privacy, but we may need to disclose personal information when required by law, wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order, or legal process.

If Urban Threads is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.

Effective and Revision Date

This privacy policy was last updated on June 6, 2014.

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