Privacy Policy

Terms of Use/Disclaimer

While (KEL) uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this web site, it makes no representations as to the accuracy, timeliness or completeness of that information. In using this web site, you agree that its information and services are provided "as is, as available" without warranty, expressed or implied, and that you use this site at your own risk.

By accessing any portion of the KEL site, you agree not to redistribute any of the information or images found therein. You further agree that and any other parties involved in creating and delivering this site's contents have no liability for direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages with respect to the information, services, content, or advertisements contained on or otherwise accessed through this web site.

Privacy Regulations and Standards is owned by Kirk International, Inc. KEL supports the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), and abides by its and other related industry guidelines.

Information Collected

KEL visitors are not required to provide any personal information to enjoy the website. However, there may be areas where the site might request minimal information in order to enhance the online experience or help further site development. This information is never shared with an outside party and is not required.

  • In almost all activities, the information we collect is non-personal (such as first name only, age, and state). If you enter a contest or send us a question or comment, we will also ask for an e-mail address.
  • does not contain areas where KEL visitors are allowed to display personal information or messages. It does not support blog or chat room venues. If you submit stories, artwork, comments or anything else to KEL that is posted on our site, you will be identified on our site only by first name, age, city and state.
  • When we do ask for personal information (like an e-mail address) as part of an activity, we will only use it for that activity and keep it only until that particular activity is complete. For example:
    • If you send us an e-mail with a contest entry form, question, or comment, we will respond using the e-mail address you supply, but we will not keep the address or use it again for any other purpose.
  • We will not share any personal information that you provide with any third parties.
  • No one will be excluded from our site for not giving us personal information.
  • If we know a visitor is under the age of thirteen, we will collect a parent's permission through email request and confirmation before we collect any personal information supplied by that visitor.

Privacy Policy for Children under 13 Years Old

In keeping with COPPA guidelines, we promise to abide by the following requirements when a visitor is under 13 years old. will:

  1. NOT collect online contact information without parental notification, which will include an opportunity for the parent to prevent use of the information and participation in the activity. The information will only be used to respond directly to the child's request (i.e., to enter a contest or ask questions) and will not be used for other purposes.
  2. NOT collect personally identifiable off-line contact information.
  3. NOT distribute to third parties any personally identifiable information.
  4. NOT give the ability to publicly post or otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information without prior parental consent.
  5. NOT entice by the prospect of a special game, prize or other activity, to divulge more information than is needed to participate in the activity.


*What's a cookie? A cookie is information a website puts on your computer's hard drive for reference. Kirk Elf Land cookies are used for three purposes:

  1. The web site gives all visitors a unique cookie to track sessions; this is a common practice across virtually all web sites.
  2. If a visitor selects a language preference, this is stored in a cookie (this way, it does not have to be selected again upon the next visit).
  3. If an elf code is entered, this is stored in a cookie (again, this way it does not have to be re-entered again upon the next visit).

Cookies used by are not used to identify any personal information about the person using the computer.

Use of Parents' Information

Parents' e-mail addresses submitted by children under 13 will be used to notify parents of their children's activity on our site, to notify parents of content or policy changes, and to allow parents to elect to remove their children's information from our database. These email addresses are never sold or added to any SPAM mailing lists.

Links and Accessible Web Sites may contain links to other related sites. While we review these sites on a regular basis and make every effort to ensure that there are no links to inappropriate sites, ultimately we are not responsible for the content on third party sites.

Removal of Personal Information

If, at any time, children or parents desire to have their personal information deleted from the KEL servers e-mail list, contact us at


If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please e-mail us at We also encourage all users to notify us if they find any links to any of our sites with inappropriate content or questionable privacy policies.

Your use of this site is conditioned on your having accepted these terms. We encourage you to check back to this policy frequently, since it is subject to change from time to time, and your continued use of the site is conditioned upon your acceptance of any modifications hereto.

Thank you for visiting! We hope you enjoy your experience and visit often!

Kirk International, Inc
201 St. Helens Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402