Last Modified: November 14, 2012
1. Does Dollar General disclose and/or sell my Personally Identifiable Information to any third parties?
Dollar General does not sell or rent your Personally Identifiable Information. Dollar General uses your Personally Identifiable Information only to serve you better. We only share your personal information with third parties when they are performing administrative functions on our behalf, such as managing a sweepstakes contest or maintaining customer contact information related to an order you have placed or an inquiry you have made. We have agreements in place with these third parties that prevent them from selling, sharing, or disclosing your information with other parties. There are a few other rare instances where we may be required to disclose your information; these are discussed in Section 6 below.
2. How do you use my Personally Identifiable Information?
We will use your Personally Identifiable Information only:
3. What information is collected by Dollar General?
Information We Automatically CollectEach time you visit the Website, the web server may automatically collect certain types of information. Some examples of automatic information we may collect include:
You do not have to provide us with any Personally Identifiable Information to visit our Website. In fact, you may browse most of the pages on our Website without giving us any Personally Identifiable Information. If you choose to withhold requested information, however, you may not be able to use some features of our Website, including the ability to purchase items online.
We operate cameras in our retail stores (the "Retail Stores") for security and operational purposes. Except for security and loss prevention purposes, we do not use cameras to identify you personally.
5. Does Dollar General collect Personally Identifiable Information of children?
We do not knowingly solicit or collect Personally Identifiable Information about children under the age of 13. Dollar General is committed to protecting the privacy of children. Our Website is not designed for or directed to children under the age of 13. If we become aware that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personally Identifiable Information to us, we will delete the information from our records. If you become aware of any Personally Identifiable Information we collected from children under 13, please contact us at
6. Who are the third parties to which Dollar General may disclose my Personally Identifiable Information?
Dollar General may disclose your Personally Identifiable Information:
7. Cookies, Web Beacons and Targeted Advertising
Information About Cookies
Dollar General uses "Cookies" which are files stored on your computer's hard drive by your browser. Cookies:
8. What security does Dollar General use for information collected from me?
Security Methods Used for Personally Identifiable Information in Electronic Form
Although we exercise great care to protect your Personally Identifiable Information, you should be aware that no technology is perfect and that there is always some risk involved in transferring data over the Internet, particularly if you send information to us through an unsecured means, such as e-mail. "Phishing" is a scam designed to steal your personal information. If you receive an e-mail that looks like it is from us asking you for your Personally Identifiable Information, do not respond. We will never request your password, user name, credit card information or other Personally Identifiable Information through e-mail.
Security Methods Used for Personally Identifiable Information in Hard Copy Form
9. How do I review the information Dollar General has collected on me?
Information for Accounts Created on Our Website
Information Retained in our Active Databases
Information You Provided in Connection With A Promotion or Sweepstakes
Information Relating to Services Provided by Our Service Providers
10. Important Information Regarding Use of the Website.
A. What information does the Application collect and how it is used?
Information you voluntarily choose to provideOur Application does not collect any Personally Identifiable Information. Some examples of the types of information that may be collected when you use the Application are:
Information We Automatically Collect
Each time you visit the Application, it may automatically collect certain types of information. Some examples of information we may collect automatically include:
B. How can you opt out of information collection?
You may stop all collection of information by the Application easily by uninstalling the Application. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network. You may opt-out from allowing us to have access to your location zip code information data by adjusting the permissions in your mobile device.
13. Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident you have the right to request and receive information regarding the disclosure of your Personally Identifiable Information by Dollar General or any of our affiliates to a third party for its direct marketing purposes. Any such requests for information can be made by sending any email to
firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing us at:
Dollar General Corporation,100 Mission Ridge,Goodlettsville, TN 37072,Attn: Marketing Department.