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California Residents

California Residents

California Residents

California Consumer Privacy Act

If you are a California resident, the information below also applies to you. Certain terms used in this section have the meanings given to them in the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”).

Categories of Personal Information Target has collected from or about its Guests in the preceding 12 months

  • Identifiers (e.g. name, mailing address, email address, phone number, credit/debit card number)
  • Characteristics of protected classifications (e.g. gender, age)
  • Commercial information (e.g. products or services purchased, purchase history)
  • Internet or other electronic network activity (e.g. browse or search history)
  • Geolocation data (e.g. latitude or longitude)
  • Audio, electronic, visual, or similar information (e.g. recording of Guest service calls)
  • Inferences drawn from any of the above (e.g. preferences or characteristics)

Categories of Sources from which Target has Collected Personal Information about Guests (for more information, see the How is Your Information Collected section of this privacy policy).

  • Consumer Directly (e.g. REDcard Application, Target Stores, Target.com, Mobile, Guest Relations)
  • Advertising Networks (e.g. Google)
  • Data analytics providers (e.g. data brokers)
  • Government Entities (e.g. IRS)
  • Social networks (e.g. Twitter, Facebook)
  • Target subsidiaries (e.g. Dermstore, Shipt)

Business or Commercial purposes for which Target has collected or sold Personal Information about Guests in the preceding 12 months (for more information, see the How is Your Information Used section of this privacy policy).

  • Performing services, including maintaining or servicing accounts, providing customer service, processing or fulfilling orders and transactions, verifying customer information, processing payments, providing advertising or marketing services, providing analytics services, or providing similar services;
  • Auditing related to a current interaction with you and concurrent transactions, including, but not limited to, counting ad impressions to unique visitors, verifying positioning and quality of ad impressions, and auditing compliance;
  • Short-term, transient use, including, but not limited to, the contextual customization of ads shown as part of the same interaction;
  • Detecting security incidents, protecting against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, and prosecuting those responsible for that activity;
  • Debugging to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality;
  • Undertaking internal research for technological development and demonstration; and
  • Undertaking activities to verify or maintain the quality or safety of a service or device that is owned, manufactured, manufactured for, or controlled by us, and to improve, upgrade, or enhance the service or device that is owned, manufactured, manufactured for, or controlled by us.

Categories of Personal Information Target has sold about Guests in the preceding 12 months

Categories of Personal Information sold

  • Internet or other electronic network activity (e.g. “cookies” or other tracking tags)

Categories of Third Parties to Whom Personal Information was Sold

  • Advertising Networks

Target does not knowingly sell the Personal Information of Minors Under the age of 16.

Categories of Personal Information Target has Disclosed for a Business Purpose and Categories of Third Parties to whom Personal Information has disclosed for a Business Purpose in the Preceding 12 Months

Categories of Personal Information Target has disclosed for a business purpose

  • Identifiers (e.g. name, mailing address, email address, phone number, credit/debit card number)
  • Characteristics of protected classifications (e.g. gender, age)
  • Commercial information (e.g. products or services purchased, purchase history)
  • Internet or other electronic network activity (e.g. browse or search history)

Categories of third parties to whom Personal Information has been disclosed for a business purpose

  • Advertising Networks (e.g. Google)
  • Customer Service (e.g. faxed image)
  • Data Analytics Providers (e.g. data brokers)
  • Legal & Risk (e.g. claims)
  • Order Fulfillment (e.g. Target Plus Sellers, carrier services)
  • Technology (e.g. website accessibility)

Non-Discrimination

Target will not discriminate against you because you exercise your rights. For example, Target will not deny you goods or services or charge you a different price or rate for goods or services if you make an access, deletion, or do not sell request.

Financial Incentive Program

Target Circle is a voluntary loyalty program. By joining Target Circle, you receive:

  • 1% Earnings: You earn 1%* when you shop to redeem at Target later or continue saving 5%** with your REDcard. You cannot receive the REDcard 5% instant savings and earn the Target Circle 1% in the same transaction.
  • Hundreds of Deals: You get access to deals, plus offers just for you.
  • Birthday Gift: You receive 5% off a shopping trip. Restrictions apply.
  • Community Support: You help direct where Target gives in your community.

*Terms and restrictions apply to the 1% reward. Visit circle.target.com for details.

**Some restrictions apply. Program rules are available in store or at target.com/REDcard/about.

Under the CCPA, Target Circle is considered a Financial Incentive Program. In order to provide you with the incentives described above, we use personal information about you including your name, phone number, email address, purchase history, birthdate, etc. to identify you as a member of the program and provide you with relevant messaging, experiences and deals. These financial incentives are reasonably related to the value of the data you provide.

We incur a variety of expenses related to the Target Circle program. We make this investment in order to offer a more personalized and relevant Guest experience. Expense associated with the program include the 1% earnings when you shopped at Target, 5% off discount on a shopping trip when you provide your birthday, and access to deals only available to Circle members. The expense associated with the program incentives will vary as it is dependent on your engagement with the loyalty program, including total annual spend at Target and frequency and depth of discounts you choose to use.

Categories of Personal Information implicated by Target Circle

  • Identifiers (e.g. name, mailing address, email address, phone number, credit/debit card number)
  • Characteristics of protected classifications (e.g. gender, age)
  • Commercial information (e.g. products or services purchased, purchase history)
  • Internet or other electronic network activity (e.g. browse or search history)
  • Geolocation data (e.g. latitude or longitude)
  • Inferences drawn from any of the above (e.g. preferences or characteristics)

To become a Target Circle member, you can choose to opt in and become a Target Circle member by asking a Team Member at a Target store, or by visiting Target.com/Circle

If you no longer wish to be a Target Circle member, you can opt out of Target Circle here.

If you opt out of Target Circle, any accumulated Target Circle Earnings rewards and Community Giving Program votes will be deleted and you may not have access to other Target Circle benefits. If you later re-join Target Circle, any deleted Target Circle Earnings rewards or Community Giving Program votes will not be reinstated.

For information on the Target Circle Terms & Conditions, click here.

You Have the Following rights under the CCPA –

  • Right to request Target disclose Personal Information, or Categories of Personal Information, it collects, uses, discloses, and sells
  • Right to request Target delete Personal Information we have collected from you
  • Right to request Target opt you out of the sale of your Personal Information

Process Used to Verify an Access and/or Deletion Request

If you are a Target Guest, you will be required to submit 4 pieces of information including your name, address, email, and phone number. Target will use this information to search our systems and determine if we have information about you. If we are able to locate information about you, we will fulfill your Access and/or your Deletion request. If we are not able to match all 4 pieces of information you submit, we may provide you with a report that includes the categories of personal information we collect, use, disclose, and sell.

  • If you have a Target.com account, your Access report will be placed in your account once it is ready. You will need to sign into your account to view your report.
  • If you do not have a Target.com account, you will receive two emails when your Access report is ready. These emails will be sent to the email address you provided at the time you submitted your request. One email will contain a link to your report and a second email will contain a password needed to access the report.

If you are an Authorized Agent, you will be required to submit your name, address, email, and phone number as well as the name, address, email and phone number of the Guest you are making a request on behalf of. Target will use the Guest’s information to search our systems and determine if we have information about the Guest. If we are able to locate information about the Guest we will fulfill the Access and/or Deletion request. As an Authorized Agent you will receive an email confirming that we have received the request along with a second email asking you to fill out a certification form confirming your information and certifying you have the right to make this request on behalf of the Guest. Once the report is ready, it will be sent to the email or physical address you have given us, depending on the delivery method you choose.

How to Submit a Verifiable Request (Requests can be made no more than twice in a 12-month period)

You can submit a request using the methods listed below

  • Access Requests: Contact Target Guest Relations at 1-800-831-6880 or click this link.
  • Deletion Requests: Contact Target Guest Relations at 1-800-831-6880 or click this link.
  • Do Not Sell My Info Requests: Click this link.

California Shine the Light

If you are a California resident and have an established business relationship with us, you can request a notice disclosing the categories of personal information we have shared with third parties, for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes, during the preceding calendar year. To request a notice, please submit your request to Target Corporation, Attn: California Shine the Light Inquiry, P.O. Box 9350 Minneapolis, MN 55440. Please allow 30 days for a response.

If you are a California resident under 18 years old and a registered user, you can request that we remove content or information that you have posted to our website or other online services. Note that fulfilment of the request may not ensure complete or comprehensive removal (e.g., if the content or information has been reposted by another user). To request removal of content or information, please call Guest Relations at 800-440-0680.

How Do You Contact Target?

Mail:

Target Stores

Target Executive Offices

PO Box 9350

Minneapolis, MN 55440

Phone:

800-440-0680

Last update: 7/01/2020

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