Customer Privacy & Security

Your privacy is of paramount importance to us. We take it seriously and handle it with great care

If you fill out a contact form on our website, or call or email us and provide your name, postal address, phone number and email address, we keep that information secure. We never sell or otherwise make our customer mailing lists available to other companies.

When you request a catalog, brochure or other information, we may add your email address to our email list and periodically you may receive an email informing you of our launch of new products, special offers, or promotions.

Our email newsletter is generated by iContact. At the very bottom, it contains a 'Manage Subscription' link assuring you that we are in accordance with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003. This is where you may change your subscription settings. The options available include adding/removing subscriptions to lists or updating account information such as name, mailing address, or email address.

Opting out: If you do not care to receive email from us, please call or email us and we will be happy to accommodate your wishes.

We've implemented the strongest security available for Vermont Woods Studios website from VeriSign and PayPal

  • VeriSign software enables the use of digital certificates which confirm that your browser is communicating securely with our website
  • Some versions of browsers and some firewalls don't permit communication through secure servers
  • If you are unable to connect to a secure server or would rather place your order by phone, please call us at 888-390-5571
  • If you have any questions about our security and privacy policies, the practices of our website, or your dealings with our website, please contact our Customer Service team at the phone number above

Website Authentication

Vermont Woods Studios uses SSL to secure our site. SSL is the encryption between your browser and our site that ensures no one but us can see what's being transacted. In addition to protecting your privacy, SSL certification also provides assurance that our website is authentic, and we are who we say we are.

Use of Cookies

Anonymous, non-personally identifiable information such as your IP address, domain server, type of computer, type of web browser, and addresses of referring site, also known as traffic data, may be collected and used to diagnose problems with our server and administer our site.

We may also use cookies to collect information. Cookies allow us to compile statistics and other information about how you use our site. We may use this data to analyze trends and improve the usability of our site as well as to administer the site and gather broad demographic statistics.

Our site does use some features provided by Google Analytics for Display Advertising (e.g., Remarketing, Google Display Network Impression Reporting, the DoubleClick Campaign Manager integration, or Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting). However, we do not facilitate the merging of personally-identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information collected from these Display Advertising features.

We and third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to:

  • Inform, optimize, and serve ads based on past visits to our website
  • Gather statistics on how our ad impressions, other uses of ad services, and interactions with these ad impressions and ad services are related to visits to our site
  • use non-personally-identifiable data from Google's Interest-based advertising or 3rd-party audience data (such as age, gender and interests) to tailor our marketing to specific audiences
  • display our own advertisements on various sites across the Internet

If you prefer not to have your browsing data collected by such third-party coookies, you can download and install the Google Analytics opt-out add-on for your web browser. More information on that opt-out add-on is available here

The following are the standard terms of use for our website, described in painstaking legal detail. If you have any questions please contact us.

Vermont Woods Studios (VWS) maintains the www.vermontwoodsstudios.com, www.vermontwoods.com Websites (collectively the "Site"). The following are additional terms of use that govern use of the Site ("Terms of Use"). By using the Site you expressly agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and the Vermont Woods Studios privacy policy and to follow these Terms of Use and all applicable laws and regulations governing use of the Site. Vermont Woods Studios reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at any time, effective immediately upon posting on the Site. Please check this page of the Site periodically. If you violate these Terms of Use, Vermont Woods Studios may terminate your use of the Site, bar you from future use of the Site, and/or take appropriate legal action against you.

Limited License. You are granted a limited, non-exclusive, revocable and non-transferable license to utilize and access the Site pursuant to the requirements and restrictions of these Terms of Use. Vermont Woods Studios may change, suspend, or discontinue any aspect of the Site at any time. Vermont Woods Studios may also, without notice or liability, impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to all or portions of the Site. You shall have no rights to the proprietary software and related documentation, if any, provided to you in order to access the Site. Except as provided in the Terms of Use, you shall have no right to directly or indirectly, own, use, loan, sell, rent, lease, license, sublicense, assign, copy, translate, modify, adapt, improve, or create any new or derivative works from, or display, distribute, perform, or in any way exploit the Site, or any of its contents (including software) in whole or in part.

Permitted Use. You agree that you are only authorized to visit, view and to retain a copy of pages of this Site for your own personal use, and that you shall not duplicate, download, publish, modify or otherwise distribute the material on this Site for any purpose other than for personal use, unless otherwise specifically authorized by Vermont Woods Studios to do so. You also agree not to deep-link to the site for any purpose, unless specifically authorized by Vermont Woods Studios to do so. The content and software on this Site is the property of Vermont Woods Studios and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

Representations By You. By visiting the Site, you represent, warrant and covenant that all materials of any kind submitted by you to Vermont Woods Studios through the Site or for inclusion on the Site will not plagiarize, violate or infringe upon the rights of any third-party including trade secret, copyright, trademark, trade dress, privacy, patent, or other personal or proprietary rights.

No Commercial Use. This Site may not be used by you for any commercial purposes such as to conduct sales of merchandise or services of any kind. You must obtain Vermont Woods Studios's prior written consent to make commercial offers of any kind on the Site, whether by advertising, solicitations, links, or any other form of communication. Vermont Woods Studios will investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending communication from the Site and barring such violators from use of the Site.

Links and Search Results. The Site may automatically produce search results that reference and/or link to third party sites throughout the World Wide Web. Vermont Woods Studios has no control over these sites or the content within them. Vermont Woods Studios does not guarantee, represent or warrant that the content contained in the sites is accurate, legal and/or inoffensive. Vermont Woods Studios does not endorse the content of any third party site, nor does it make any representation or warranty about these sites, including that they will not contain viruses or otherwise impact your computer. By using the Site to search for or link to another site, you agree and understand that you may not make any claim against Vermont Woods Studios for any damages or losses, whatsoever, resulting from your use of the Site to obtain search results or to link to another site. If you have a problem with a link from the Site, you may notify us at info@vermontwoodsstudios.com.

Copyright Policy. Vermont Woods Studios may terminate the privileges of any user who uses this Site to unlawfully transmit copyrighted material without a license, express consent, valid defense or fair use exemption to do so. If you submit information to this Site, you warrant that the information does not infringe the copyrights or other rights of third parties.

Intellectual Property. Although Vermont Woods Studios is not responsible for the content, quality or accuracy of data provided by users, compilations of such data, text, information and other materials made available to users through Vermont Woods Studios' system (the "On-line Materials") The Online Materials are Vermont Woods Studios' intellectual property, and are protected by U.S. and international intellectual property laws. The On-line Materials may not be copied or redistributed either in whole or in part without prior written consent of Vermont Woods Studios, except as expressly and specifically permitted under these Terms of Service.

The On-line Materials are and will remain the exclusive property of Vermont Woods Studios. All rights, titles and interests in and to the On-line Materials will be and remain vested solely in Vermont Woods Studios. Under no circumstances will you have any right, directly or indirectly, to own, use, copy, loan, sell, rent, lease, license, sublicense, redistribute, assign or otherwise convey the On-line Materials, or any rights thereto, except as expressly and specifically provided in the Terms of Service. Nothing in these Term of Service will convey to you any right, title or interest, except that of a license with the express rights and subject to all limitations herein. Nothing in these Terms of Service grants you the right, directly or indirectly, to use the On-line Materials to create a product for resale or to use the On-line Materials in any way that competes with Vermont Woods Studios.

You acknowledge and agree that Vermont Woods Studios will own all rights, titles and interests in and to any copy, translation, modification, adaptation, derivative work or improvement of the On-line Materials made by or for you. At Vermont Woods Studios' request, you must execute, or obtain the execution of, any instrument that may be necessary to assign these rights, titles or interests to Vermont Woods Studios or perfect these rights, titles or interests in Vermont Woods Studios' name.

Disclaimer of Warranty, Limitation of Damages. VERMONT WOODS STUDIOS MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTY OF TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR OTHER VIOLATION OF RIGHTS IN RELATION TO THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, VALIDITY, RELIABILITY OR CONTENT OF THESE PAGES AND/OR THE SITE. VERMONT WOODS STUDIOS ALSO DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY REGARDING THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT OR OTHER INFORMATION THAT IS SUBMITTED, DISPLAYED OR UPLOADED THROUGH THE SITE BY ANY USER. VERMONT WOODS STUDIOS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS OR FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, EVEN IF VERMONT WOODS STUDIOS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Violation of the Terms of Use. You understand and agree that in Vermont Woods Studios's sole discretion, and without prior notice, Vermont Woods Studios may terminate your access to the Site, or exercise any other remedy available and remove any unauthorized user information, if Vermont Woods Studios believes that the information you provide has violated or is inconsistent with these Terms of Use, or violates the rights of Vermont Woods Studios, or any third party, or violates the law. You agree that monetary damages may not provide a sufficient remedy to Vermont Woods Studios for violations of these Terms of Use and you consent to injunctive or other equitable relief for such violations. Vermont Woods Studios may release user information about you if required by law or subpoena.

Applicable Law. The Laws of the State of Vermont shall govern the use of the Site, shopping and purchasing on the Site and the Site Terms of Use, without regards to conflict of laws principals. All disputes arising in connection therewith shall be heard only by a court of competent jurisdiction in Windham County, Vermont.

Indemnity. You agree to indemnify and hold Vermont Woods Studios, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents and other partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of or relating to your use of the Site, including also your use of the Site to provide a link to another site or to upload content or other information to the Site, or your breach of the Terms of Use.

License Granted by You. By providing materials to Vermont Woods Studios, including by submitting or uploading content or materials for use on the Site you represent and warrant that you or the owner of all rights to such content or materials has expressly granted Vermont Woods Studios an irrevocable world-wide right in all languages and in perpetuity to use and exploit all or any part of the content and materials provided by you. Vermont Woods Studios may publish and distribute any such submitted content or materials at its sole discretion by any method now existing or later developed. You agree that you shall waive all claims and have no recourse against Vermont Woods Studios for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary rights in any communication, content or material submitted to Vermont Woods Studios.

Advertising. The Site may contain advertisement and/or sponsorships. The advertisers and/or sponsors that provide these advertisements and sponsorships are solely responsible for insuring that the materials submitted for inclusion on the Site are accurate and comply with all applicable laws. Vermont Woods Studios is not responsible for the acts or omissions, of any advertiser or sponsor.

Interpretation. These Terms of Service supersede all other written and oral communications or agreements with regard to the subject matters discussed in these Terms of Service. A waiver or modification of these Terms of Service will only be effective if made in writing signed by an authorized officer of Vermont Woods Studios.

Severability. If any provision of the Terms of Use is held to be invalid, void or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall nevertheless continue in full force and effect.