Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc. (Carl's Jr.) is very sensitive to the privacy concerns of the visitors to its carlscoolkids site on the Internet (Site). Carl's Jr. does not solicit or collect any personally identifiable information from Site visitors for any purpose.
Certain non-personal information of visitors is recorded by the standard operation of Internet servers of Carl's Jr. Information tracked includes the visitor's type of operating system (e.g., Macintosh, Windows) and the type of browser (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer). This information is primarily used to provide an enhanced online experience for the visitor. Other uses of this information include internal review of the number of visitors to the site, but only in an aggregate and non-personally identifiable form.
To the extent that any of the sites accessible through this site has different practices, those different practices will be applicable at those sites. Carl's Jr. is not responsible for the practices, policies or content applicable to these third party sites. Inclusion of a link to another site does not imply endorsement by Carl's Jr.
When you view this site, Carl's Jr. may temporarily store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of "cookies" and will help Carl's Jr. in many ways, but with strict restrictions on their use. First, the cookies expire with the browser session so that the site cannot track your activities over time, and so that no permanent storage is used by these cookies. Second, cookies are only used in order to provide convenience to you (for example, to reduce repetitive typing) and to allow Carl's Jr. to tailor the site to better match your interests and preferences. They are not used to profile your activities or to gather unauthorized personal information.
With most Internet browsers, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before cookies are stored. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions.
A Note for Parents or Legal Guardians
It is the policy of Carl's Jr. that visitors under 18 years of age should not submit or post any information on this site without parental consent. Carl's Jr. also encourages parents and guardians to supervise their children's online activities and to consider using parental control tools available from online services and software manufacturers that help provide a kid-friendly online environment. These tools can also prevent children from disclosing online their names, addresses and other personal information without your permission.
Carl's Jr. wants your child to have a great experience on the Site. That is why we have created the Site. We always will endeavor to have the Site contain only information and activities that are appropriate for children under the age of 12.
The Site contains advertising material which is intended to promote Carl's Jr. and Carl's Jr. Cool Kids Combos® for kids and the toys that are included with Cool Combos. We encourage you to explain this to your children.
It is Carl's Jr. intention to adhere to the Better Business Bureau's Children's Advertising Review Unit (CARU) guidelines, including its guidelines on internet advertising. We encourage parents to monitor their children's online use.
We invite you to preview the Site together with your child. We hope you will both enjoy the information and activities that are included.
WE ALSO REMIND PARENTS TO INSTRUCT THEIR CHILDREN NEVER TO GIVE OUT THEIR REAL NAMES, ADDRESSES, PHONE NUMBERS OR E-MAIL ADDRESSES TO ANYONE ON THE WEB WITHOUT YOUR PERMISSION.
If you would like to share any comments or suggestions, please call the Carl's Jr. Response Line at 1-877-799-STAR.
Acceptance of Privacy Terms and Conditions
Your access to and use of this site is subject to the above privacy terms and conditions and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing this site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these terms and conditions. Carl's Jr. may at any time revise these privacy terms and conditions. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then-current privacy terms and conditions to which you are bound.
This policy is effective as of January, 2009.