Do I Have to Accept Cookies?
I've had several inquiries about that little message you see the first time you visit our website--you know, the one about accepting cookies. We created that message to be completely transparent, so that there would be no surprises. This column is an attempt to help you better understand cookies and what they do.

Like the majority of online retailers, we use cookies to capture and remember certain information, such as the items in your shopping cart and to personalize your experience on our website. Cookies are small files are stored on your computer. We use these files to customize your browsing experience including, but not limited to, links to recently viewed items. We also use these cookies to obtain aggregate information, such as browser preferences, which allows us to improve user experience in the future.

Your browser settings can impact cookies--depending on the browser you are using, you can have it warn you about cookies or refuse to accept them. As I said before, we warn you about cookies before automatically dropping them onto your computer. Turning off cookies will limit the functionality of our website, however you may still browse our offerings online and place an order by phone.

Let me repeat, you are not required to accept cookies from to browse our website. If you accept cookies, you can always remove cookies from your computer.

Cookies from our website will not result in spam e-mails. The only e-mails we send are those related to your order (currently we send order confirmation, tracking information, and request for product review mailings), replies to e-mails sent to us, and for those who subscribe to Secrets About Feathers, e-mails with our periodic informative newsletter and notifications about subscriber-only sales and discounts. Our newsletter e-mails always contain links to unsubscribe.

I hope this better explains our use of cookies. If you have questions, feel free to contact us.

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