Privacy Policy

To ensure that we protect the confidentiality of your personal information Farthingales Midwest Inc. has a Privacy Policy. This policy sets out how and why we collect, use and disclose personal information about our customers.

Farthingales Midwest Inc.primary business is the online sales of costume and corset building products. We only collect personal information that is necessary for the transaction of the sale. We do not share, trade or sell your personal information with any person or company for any reason.

  1. Information Collected:

    Name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and credit card number.

  2. The only way this information is collected is when the customer fills out the on-line order forms or places an order by fax or phone.
  1. A) Your information is never sold, lent or shared with any individual or company.

    B) Your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address are entered and stored in our Bookkeeping software for one Fiscal year (Jan 1 –Dec 31) along with your Invoice(s). The information is used only for invoicing and identifying sales. And when requested - for e-mailing copies of your invoice to you.

    C) Your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address are entered and stored in our Shipping Software indefinitely. This information is used to address your orders and notify you of shipping dates and tracking numbers for your orders.

    D) Your name, email address and the details of your order are entered and saved into an online database for the purpose of tracking lost orders in the unlikely event there was a problem sending us your order by email. This information cannot be accessed from our online database without a password. This information is NEVER accessed unless there was a problem receiving your order data and older stored data is periodically deleted from the system. Your credit card number is NOT stored in this database.

    E) Your credit card number is not saved on any computer. A paper copy of the credit card chit is saved for 12 months as required by the credit card companies. The credit card information is also maintained on your original order.

  2. A) Your information is kept in both our Bookkeeping Software and our Shipping Software, both systems require a password to access any information.

    B) Information collected on the web site is encrypted and comes to our computer in code form. Several steps and a password are required to de-code the message that comes in and your order is not saved in the decoded state on any computer.

    C) One paper copy of your order is printed for the processing of your order. This printed copy and a copy of your invoice, are filed with all other sales for that month and are kept boxed in our office (recent — 2 months) or in storage (past). Original copies must be retained for the paper trail they create in the history of your order. Any relevant correspondence is attached.

We do not sell, share or rent any information collected from this site. Please read on about our use of "cookies" and our secure payment info. Any questions you have regarding our Privacy Policy can be directed to

Linda Sparks


All incoming and outgoing e-mail from Farthingales Midwest Inc. offices are scanned for viruses to protect our customers. If you received infected e-mail that appears to be from us, it is most likely that our return address has been "spoofed" by a virus program which mines e-mail addresses from the address books of infected computers.


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