Privacy Policy



The Christel Group operating as ("Christel Apparel") strongly believes in maintaining the privacy of nonpublic personal information we collect from individuals who visit our website (the “Christel Apparel Site”). We want you to understand how and why we collect, use and disclose the personal information about you on the Christel Apparel Site. We use the information you voluntarily provide, together with information regarding the manner in which you use the Christel Apparel Site, to provide you with requested information, to process your orders, and to improve the Christel Apparel Site. Christel Apparel is committed to data security, and to protecting the personal information of our Christel Apparel Site users. We may update our Privacy Policy periodically, so please check back here for the latest version of our Privacy Policy.

In addition to reading this Privacy Policy, please see our Terms of Use [click here] to review statements regarding intellectual property ownership, submissions, disclaimers and other matters with respect to your use of this site.

Information Gathered on the Christel Apparel Site
We collect two types of information from visitors to the Christel Apparel Site:

We do not collect any personal information about you at the Christel Apparel Site unless you choose to provide it to us voluntarily. We define “personal information” as information that is unique to you and might include your phone/fax numbers, name, address, e-mail address, church and choir information and the content of e-mail submissions sent to us, when voluntarily submitted by visitors to our site. If you encounter a screen or page that requests information you do not want to share with us, do not enter the information and do not proceed with the screen or page. You do not need to disclose any personally-identifiable information to view the Christel Apparel Site.

Certain non-personal information is also automatically collected from our visitors when they access the Christel Apparel Site, such as information about traffic patterns on the Christel Apparel Site, the total number of users logging into the Christel Apparel Site on a daily basis, which page users access, the URL from which each user comes to the Christel Apparel Site, the URL to which each user exits, the type of browser used by each user, and the IP address from which a user accesses the Christel Apparel Site.

What Do We Do With This Information?
If you do provide us with personal information, we will only use it for the purposes described where it is collected (e.g., processing orders, delivery, providing you with additional information about our products), and we will not sell, license, transmit or disclose this information outside of Christel Apparel unless (1) you expressly authorize us to do so, (2) it is necessary to allow our contractors or agents to provide services for us, (3) in order to provide our products or services to you, (4) it is disclosed to entities that perform marketing services on our behalf or to other entities with whom we have joint marketing agreements, (5) otherwise as we are required or permitted by law.
Non-personal information collected from users of the Christel Apparel Site is used internally to improve the Christel Apparel Site and our products and services. We may also share aggregate data about the number and frequency of visitors to our website, and the manner in which customers or dealers use the Christel Apparel Site, with our Webmaster, dealers or other business partners.

Children's Privacy
We are strongly committed to preserving online privacy for all our website visitors, including children. The Christel Apparel site is a general audience site, and we do not knowingly collect information about children or sell products to children. In compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, we will not knowingly collect personally-identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, you are not permitted to submit personal information to the Christel Apparel Site.

We appreciate your questions and comments about our website, products and services and welcome your email message to mailboxes listed on our websites. We will share your messages with those within our organization who are most capable of addressing the issues maintained in your message. We will keep a copy of your message until we have had an opportunity to address your concerns. We may archive your message for a certain period of time or discard it.

Use of Cookies
A "cookie" is a small data file that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive to help our website "remember" information about you when you return to our website, such as your preferences for our sites and any user passwords. Cookies are commonly used by websites to improve the user experience and have not been known to transmit computer viruses or otherwise harm your computer. Many cookies last only through a single website session or visit. Others may have an expiration date, or may remain on your computer until you delete them.
We use "cookies" on the Christel Apparel Site to help you use our site more easily, to expedite your shopping experience, and to help us to keep track of certain statistical information so that we can continuously improve the Christel Apparel Site and our service to you. Our cookies cannot read data off of your hard drive, read cookie files created by other websites or track any personal information about you. You may be able to set your browser to disable cookies or to notify you when you receive a cookie.

Security of Information
Security is a top priority at the Christel Apparel Site. When you submit sensitive information to our website, your information is protected both online and offline. We restrict access to personal information collected about you at your websites to our employees, our affiliates’ employees, or others who need to know that information to provide services to you in the course of conducting our normal business operations. We maintain reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect personal information including using firewalls and other security technologies where deemed appropriate by Christel Apparel. All credit card information you supply is transferred via encrypted Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology."
To protect your privacy, however, please do not use e-mail or this Christel Apparel web site to communicate information you wish to be kept strictly confidential. You acknowledge that any transmission of data may be illegally intercepted and used by third parties. Christel Apparel shall not be responsible for any interception of personal data transmitted to or from our web server.
Corrections and Opt-Out Procedures
If you provide your name, e-mail address, telephone number, mail address or other contact information to us, you may remove yourself from our mailing lists and correct or update any such information by sending an e-mail to

Links to Other Web Sites
The Christel Apparel Site may contain hypertext links to third party web sites. Our Privacy Policy does not apply to such web sites and your use of such sites will be subject to the privacy policies and procedures relating thereto.

Contacting Us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the privacy practices relating to this Christel Apparel Site, or your dealings with the Christel Apparel Site, please contact us via one of the following modes:

E-mail If you have a question, comment, or suggestion regarding our web site, products or services, you may e-mail us at

Phone - Our sales and consumer service team is available to help you via telephone Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm (EST) at 1-855-355-2235, if you are calling within the U.S. or Canada.

US Mail - If you prefer to contact us by mail, please send your correspondence to:
Christel Apparel
P. O. Box 493,
Fleetwood, PA 19522-9998.

Your Consent
By using this Christel Apparel Site, you consent to the collection and use of your information as specified above. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. The most recent version of our Privacy Policy is reflected by the version date located at the bottom of this Statement. This Statement is not intended to and does not create any contractual or other legal right in or on behalf of any other party.

Last Updated November 21, 2011
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