The Cato Corporation
8100 Denmark Road
Charlotte, NC 28273-5975
Attn: Marketing Department
Information Collection and Use
The Cato Corporation collects information in several ways from different areas of our web site in order to provide you with personal service. This information may also be used to evaluate and enhance your shopping experience with Cato and your visit to our web site.
The types of information we collect to personally identify you include your name, address, telephone number, and email address. Cato collects this information only when you volunteer this information on applications or sign-up forms located on this web site. By entering information into any one of these areas, you grant Cato permission to contact you about site-related updates we think may interest you. If you later decide you do not want to be contacted, please let us know by mail, phone or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
. If you wish to modify your personal information, click on your User Profile link located at the top right of the screen, next to the "Logout" link.
Certain areas of our site are only accessible upon disclosure of personally identifiable information. These areas include our Vendor Guides and Recent Letters. Therefore, if you do not wish to volunteer your personal information in these areas, access will be denied.
Use of "Cookies"
Non-personal information may also be collected which provides The Cato Corporation with information regarding your visit to our web site. This information may include your browser version, service provider, IP address, and domain type. The Cato Corporation uses this information to understand how visitors access catovendors.com. This helps us build and optimize the best web site for our audience.
Use of Third Parties
In certain cases, The Cato Corporation may use third parties to fulfill orders, process payments, monitor site activity, conduct surveys, and administer emails. If you do not want your information collected by us or by third parties for these purposes, you can decide not to participate in these activities. We do not authorize third parties to make additional use of your information. Except as described above, we do not share, rent, or sell information that is collected online to any non-affiliated third party.
The Cato Corporation is committed to providing reasonable and appropriate technical, administrative and physical safeguards to protect against foreseeable hazards such as data loss, destruction, misuse and improper disclosure.
Online information is protected by the use of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. You can check the security of your connection by looking at the lower left-hand corner of your browser window after accessing the server. An unbroken key or a closed lock (depending on your browser) means the SSL is active and the server is secure. You can also look at the URL address. If the first characters of the site address change from "http" to "https," then you have accessed a secure server.
Some firewalls and versions of browsers do not allow communication through secure servers. In that case, you won't be able to process your information through an insecure connection. If you cannot access the secure server for any reason, please print the form, fill it out and mail to: The Cato Corporation, 8100 Denmark Road, Charlotte, NC 28273-5975.
Terms of Web Site Use
The Cato Corporation grants you permission to view, use, and print individual pages of catovendors.com. The content (text and graphics) and site design are copyright protected. The contents of catovendors.com are intended for personal and non-commercial use only. The content provided on this web site is to be used for informational purposes only.
Customer Email Correspondence
The Cato Corporation adheres to the requirements established under the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 for broadcast customer email correspondence. If you are already on the Cato vendor email address list and would like to be removed, email email@example.com. To view the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003, please click here.