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(Updated as of December 8, 2011)

Security & Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the corporate Web site operated by Kohl’s Department Stores, Inc. (“Kohl’s”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kohl’s Corporation.  This Web site provides you with the latest information about our company, including press releases, investor information, Kohl’s community giving and volunteerism program, information for Kohl’s suppliers, Kohl’s Charge, and more.  Kohl’s encourages you to refer to this policy on an ongoing basis to stay up-to-date on our most current privacy practices, which may change from time-to-time as we develop this Web site.    This Policy applies only with respect to information collected through this Web site.  Kohlscorporation.com contains links to other Web sites (as described in LINKS below), and those web sites may have different privacy policies than that of Kohlscorporation.com.

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TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Kohl’s does not automatically collect personal information about you when you visit our Web site. However, depending upon how you use this site, we may collect information, including personal information, from you when you voluntarily elect to participate in any of the interactive features on our Web site described below. Examples of information we may collect include your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, company and phone number, and questions or comments you submit.  Such information is collected when:

  • You submit an “Information Request” or sign-up for financial “E-mail Alerts” on our Investor Relations page;
  • Your company submits a “New Supplier Registration” to register as a potential Kohl’s supplier pursuant to the Terms of Use;
  • You place an order to purchase Corporate Gift Cards;
  • You sign-up for, and/or maintain, a Kohlís Charge pursuant to the terms available here.
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    HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

    We use the information you provide in an “Information Request” or a request to receive financial “E-mail Alerts” to provide you with the information you request and to advise you of news related to Kohl’s and our financial and investor information.  If, at any time, you would like to stop receiving financial E-mail Alerts, please follow the removal instructions located at the bottom of each “E-mail Alert.”  The information we collect from you when you place an order for Kohl’s Corporate Gift Cards is for the limited purpose of fulfilling your order.  By using this Web site, you agree to the terms of this Policy and Kohl’s (and its affiliates’) use of your information as described in this Policy.

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    INFORMATION WE SHARE WITH THIRD PARTIES

    We do not provide your personal information to anyone except as expressly authorized by you, to Kohl’s affiliates, and/or to companies that provide support services to us. For example, we use third parties to help us  verify name and address information, respond to requests received through this Web site,  and administer portions of this Web site.  These companies need some of your personal information to perform their functions, to fulfill your requests and to assist us in improving the Web site experience.

    You should also be aware that we may disclose specific information about you if necessary to do so by law or based on our good faith belief that it is necessary to conform or comply with the law or is necessary to protect the users of our Web site or the public.

    In the event that Kohl’s and/or its affiliates would merge with, acquire or be acquired by another business entity as well as (or portions through) an asset sale, some or all of the personal information collected about you could be shared, as well as retained by Kohl’s.

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    SECURITY
    Kohlscorporation.com utilizes Secure Sockets Layering (“SSL”) to encrypt the information you provide when purchasing online (including but not limited to name, address and credit card number) before it is transmitted across the Internet to Kohlscorporation.com. This means you should not be able to place an order through an unsecured connection.

    Although we will take reasonable security precautions regarding your personal information collected from and stored on Kohlscorporation.com, because of the open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that any of your personal information stored on our servers or on those of our third parties, or transmitted to or from Kohlscorporation.com, will be free from unauthorized access or disclosure. Accordingly, and as set forth in our Terms & Conditions of Site Use, we disclaim any liability for any theft or loss of, unauthorized access, disclosure or damage to, or interception of any data communications and/or personal information. By using the Kohlscorporation.com Web site, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.

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    CHILDREN UNDER 13

    Kohlscorporation.com is not directed at, and does not knowingly collect personal information from, children under the age of 13.

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    MY KOHLíS CHARGE

    Please review the My Kohl's Charge Online Privacy Policy available on the My Kohl's Charge Web Site to learn how any information you may provide to My Kohl's Charge is protected and used.

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    LINKS

    For your convenience, our Web site may contain links to outside Web sites, some of which may be operated by third parties whose web practices have not been reviewed or otherwise endorsed by Kohlís. Therefore, before you provide any personal information, we encourage you to review the respective privacy policies and terms of service associated with the particular Web page where you will be submitting your information. Kohlscorporation.com is not responsible for the web practices of those sites, and we expressly disclaim liability and responsibility for those links.

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    CHANGES IN POLICY

    As we continue to offer new and different types of content and services, Kohlscorporation.com may modify our collection and use practices covered by this Privacy & Security Policy. Should there be a material change to our information practices, it will be applied only to information collected on a going forward basis, and we will update this privacy policy statement. For this reason, Kohlscorporation.com encourages you to review this security and privacy policy statement each time you visit this Web site.

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    QUESTIONS

    If you have any questions, comments or concerns with respect to our privacy practices or this security and privacy policy statement, please feel free to contact us at customer.service@kohls.com

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    SCOPE

    This Privacy and Security Policy applies only to information collected online at Kohlscorporation.com and other Kohl’s Web sites, if any, that expressly link to this Policy.

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    Legal Notices - Terms & Conditions of Site Use

    INTRODUCTION

    This Web site (www.kohlscorporation.com) is operated by Kohl's Department Stores, Inc. ("Kohl's"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Kohl's Corporation, as a service to our customers on behalf of all Kohl’s Corporation affiliates. These Terms and Conditions of Site Use (the "Terms of Use") govern your use of this Web site. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT YOUR USE OF KOHLSCORPORATION.COM (THE "SITE") IN ANY MANNER, WHETHER BY BROWSING, REQUESTING INFORMATION, SIGNING-UP FOR FINANCIAL “E-MAIL ALERTS” AND/OR PURCHASINGCORPORATE GIFT CARDS, CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO FOLLOW AND BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE. Kohl's reserves the right to update or modify these Terms of Use at any time, without prior notice. By using this Site following any such change, you agree to follow and be bound by the Terms of Use as changed. As such, Kohl's recommends you review these Terms of Use each time you visit the Site.

    IF, AT ANY TIME, YOU DO NOT AGREE TO OR CANNOT COMPLY WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOU SHOULD NOT, AND ARE NOT ALLOWED TO, ACCESS OR USE THIS SITE. In the event of a violation of these Terms of Use, Kohl's reserves the right to seek all remedies available by law and in equity.

    USE OF THIS SITE

    All materials you see and hear on this Site — including, for example, all of the page headers, images, text, illustrations, formats, logos, designs, icons, photographs, programs, and video or audio clips (collectively, the "Contents")— are intended solely for personal, non-commercial use. You may access, view, download, print or copy the Contents and other materials displayed on the Site for your personal, non-exclusive and non-commercial use only; provided, however, that you (1) retain all copyright, trademark or other proprietary designations contained on all Contents; (2) do not modify or alter the Contents in any way; and (3) do not provide or make available the Contents to any third party. No right, title or interest in any viewed, copied or downloaded Content is transferred to you as a result of your use of this Site. Kohl's owns and reserves all right, title and interest in and to the intellectual property rights in any Content you access on this Site.


    Except as noted above, you may not copy, download, reproduce, publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derivative works from, or otherwise exploit in any way the Contents or this Site without first obtaining written permission from Kohl's.


    Kohl's may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of this Site, including the availability of any features of the Site, at any time and without notice. Kohl's also reserves the right to block or deny access to the Site to anyone at any time for any reason.

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    COMPLIANCE WITH ALL LAWS & SITE SECURITY

    You agree to use this Site only for lawful purposes. You are expressly prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site, including, without limitation, (a) accessing data not intended for you or logging onto a server or an account which you are not authorized to access; (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (c) attempting to interfere with service to any other user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, "flooding," "spamming," "mailbombing," or "crashing;" or (d) sending or relaying unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services. You further agree not to misrepresent your identity while using the Site or interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this Site.

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    SUBMISSIONS

    Kohl's welcomes your comments regarding this Site. However, Kohl's does not want to receive confidential, proprietary or trade secret information through this Site. Please be aware that any comments, reviews, feedback, notes, messages, ideas, suggestions or other communications (collectively, "Submissions") sent to Kohl's shall be and remain the exclusive property of Kohl's, and you assign all rights in such Submissions to Kohl’s. Kohl's shall be entitled to use, reproduce, disclose, publish, distribute and modify any Submissions for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information without restriction and without compensating you in any way. For this reason, Kohl's asks that you not send Kohl's any Submissions that you do not wish to assign to us, including any confidential information or any original creative materials such as product ideas or original artwork.Any personally identifiable information you provide to Kohl's through the Site shall be subject to the Site's Privacy Policy. As with these Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy may change from time to time, and we encourage you to regularly review our Privacy Policy if you are concerned about our use of your personal information.

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    MY KOHLíS CHARGE

    If you access the My Kohl's Charge Web Site (http://credit.kohls.com), you should review the Online Account Management Agreement — Terms of Use, the Kohl's Retail Installment Credit Agreement and the My Kohl's Charge Online Privacy Policy, which are all accessible on the My Kohl's Charge Web Site. Your use of the My Kohl's Charge Web Site is explicitly subject to the terms and conditions of these agreements and policies.

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    COPYRIGHTS AND TRADEMARKS

    "Kohl's" and "Kohl's Department Stores", as well as related product and service names, design marks and slogans, are registered trademarks of Kohl's Illinois, Inc. Unless otherwise noted, all content, format and imagery of the Site are protected as copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names or other intellectual property owned, controlled or licensed by Kohl's, one of its affiliates, or by third parties who have licensed their intellectual property to Kohl's and are protected by U.S. and international  intellectual property laws and treaty provisions. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of law. No rights in any trademark, service mark or trade name are granted to you in connection with your use of this Site. Without limiting the foregoing, please be advised that Kohl's has a no-tolerance policy regarding the use of our trademarks or names in metatags and/or hidden text. Specifically, the use of our trademarks or names in metatag keywords is trademark infringement, and the use of trademarks or names in page text, metatags, and/or hidden text for purposes of gaining higher rankings from search engines is unfair competition.


    Kohl's and its suppliers and licensors expressly reserve all intellectual property rights in all content, format, imagery, text, programs, products, processes, technology, and other materials that appear on this Site. Access to this Site does not confer and shall not be considered as conferring upon anyone any license under any of Kohl's or any third party's intellectual property rights. All rights reserved. Further, the content, format, and imagery of the Site are copyrighted under United States law and protected by worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of law.

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    LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

    IF YOU DISAGREE WITH THESE TERMS OF USE, AS MAY BE AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE. YOU AGREE BY YOUR USE OF THE SITE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.


    IN NO EVENT WILL KOHL'S DEPARTMENT STORES, INC., KOHL'S CORPORATION, KOHL'S ILLINOIS, INC. OR THEIR AFFILIATES (COLLECTIVELY HEREIN "KOHL'S"), OR ANY OF THEIR EMPLOYEES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY GENERAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES FOR USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY OTHER HYPERLINKED WEB SITES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST PROFITS OR REVENUES, COSTS OF REPLACEMENT, BUSINESS INTERRUPTIONS, LOSS OF DATA OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM, ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION PRESENT. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY APPLIES WHETHER A CLAIM IS BASED IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, OR TORT, EVEN IF KOHL'S IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED ABOUT, OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF, THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU SHALL DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD KOHL'S HARMLESS AGAINST ANY SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES.


    IN SOME JURISDICTIONS, LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY ARE NOT PERMITTED. IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF ANY PART OF THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS DETERMINED TO BE UNENFORCEABLE OR INVALID FOR ANY REASON, THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF KOHL'S UNDER SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES FOR LIABILITIES THAT OTHERWISE WOULD HAVE BEEN LIMITED SHALL NOT EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100).

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    DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY

    KOHL'S PROVIDES ACCESS TO THIS SITE TO KOHL'S CURRENT OR PROSPECTIVE  INVESTORS, SUPPLIERS AND/OR CUSTOMERS "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" AND WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. ALL SUCH REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED.


    WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, KOHL'S DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, FOR ANY GIFT CARD(S) UTILIZED TO PURCHASE MERCHANDISE OFFERED ON THIS SITE. This disclaimer does not apply to any product warranty offered by the manufacturer of the merchandise.

    WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, KOHL'S DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, OR CURRENT OR THAT THE SITE WILL OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTION, WITHOUT ERROR OR WITHOUT DEFECTS, BUGS, VIRUSES, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.


    WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, KOHL'S FURTHER DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY, RESPONSIBILITY OR DAMAGE FOR ANY THEFT OR LOSS OF, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS OR DAMAGE TO, OR INTERCEPTION OF ANY DATA OR COMMUNICATIONS SENT TO, FROM OR STORED ON THIS SITE.

     

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    LINKING

    Periodically, links may be established from this Site to one or other external web sites or resources operated by third parties (the "Third Party Sites"). Kohl's provides these links for your convenience only. In addition, certain Third Party Sites also may provide links to the Kohlscorporation.com Web site. AT NO TIME SHALL ANY SUCH LINKS BE DEEMED TO IMPLY THAT KOHL'S ENDORSES OR APPROVES THE THIRD PARTY SITES OR ANY CONTENT THEREIN. KOHL'S DOES NOT CONTROL AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR, AND DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES CONCERNING, ANY THIRD PARTY SITES OR ANY CONTENT, ADVERTISING, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER MATERIALS ON OR AVAILABLE FROM SUCH THIRD PARTY SITES. ACCESS TO ANY THIRD PARTY SITES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND KOHL'S WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO SUCH THIRD PARTY SITES.


    Without limiting the foregoing, linking to our Site is strictly prohibited absent express written permission from Kohl's. In addition, framing, in-line linking or other association of this Site or its contents with links, advertisements and/or other information not originating from this Site is expressly prohibited.

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    JURISDICTION; RISK OF LOSS

    Kohl's controls this Site from its offices within the State of Wisconsin. THE USE OF THIS SITE SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES, HAWAII, ALASKA AND APO/FPO MILITARY ADDRESSES. The risk of loss and title to items pass to the purchaser upon delivery.


    Kohl's does not imply that the materials published on this Site are appropriate for use outside of the United States. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if you access this Site from outside of the United States, you do so on your own initiative and you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. The terms of this Site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Wisconsin, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions. You agree that Waukesha County, Wisconsin shall be the exclusive venue and jurisdiction for any dispute, liability, damage, claim or loss arising from or in any associated with your use of, or access to, the Site.

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    CONTACT INFORMATION

    The Kohl's corporate headquarters are located at N56 W17000 Ridgewood Drive, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, 53051. If you have any questions concerning the legal notices stated above, we encourage you to contact the Kohl's Legal Department at this address. All rights reserved.

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