Privacy Policy

At University Housewares we are committed to protecting the privacy of our customers, which is why we do not sell, rent, or loan any personal information regarding our customers to any third party. We hope the policy below will answer all of your questions regarding how we treat information gathered from visitors to University Housewares. Feel free to e-mail us at with any questions you might have. By using the University Housewares website, you agree to accept the terms set forth in this Privacy Policy.

Personal Information Collected and Its Use

In order to purchase from, a user must set up an account or purchase as a Guest. When you set up an account with, the following personal information will be requested: first and last name, mailing address, shipping address, phone number, email address, credit card information and a password selected by you (“personal information”). When purchasing as a guest the same personal information will be collected with the exception of a password. The personal information we collect will only be used by University Housewares for the purposes of fulfilling orders, tracking your purchasing history, providing a more efficient customer service and shopping experience, and for general marketing purposes. Your email and mailing address will be used to confirm your orders and to receive special offers from University Housewares. University Housewares WILL NOT SELL any of your personal information.

Internet Security

When you place an order or otherwise provide personal information through, the information is passed through a secure server. The data submitted is encrypted using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) before it is sent to us. Although no data transmission over the internet is guaranteed to be 100% secure, SSL encryption provides one of the highest levels of Internet security currently available.

Warning About Fraudulent Emails

“Phishing” is a scam designed to steal your personal information, whereby a third party sends an email to you which looks like it is from University Housewares and asks you for your personal information. University Housewares will never request your password, user name, credit card information or any other personal information through email. Do not provide any personal information in response to an email which appears to be from University Housewares.

Promotional Emails

University Housewares may use your mailing address and email address to send occasional promotional materials and offers. University Housewares will not sell any of your personal information to any third party. If you no longer wish to receive promotional mailings from University Housewares, you may opt-out by clicking on the “opt-out” link in any email promotion, or by sending an email to