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ThunderLily Privacy Policy


What This Privacy Policy Covers

This privacy policy covers the use of the web site located at and the services provided by ThunderLily LLC. ("ThunderLily"), including how ThunderLily treats personal information that ThunderLily collects and receives. Pursuant to ThunderLily's Terms of Use, you must be 18 years and older to use this site or have permission from a legal guardian. Therefore, this policy makes no provision for individuals under 18 years old. This policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that ThunderLily does not own or control, or individuals that ThunderLily does not employ or manage.

Effective Date: 1/12/2009

Information Collection and How it is Used

General Information:

  • ThunderLily will not sell or disclose your name or email address to third parties without your explicit consent, except as specified in this privacy policy.
  • Your username, ThunderLily ID or alias is displayed throughout ThunderLily (and so available to the public) and is connected to all of your ThunderLily activity. Other people can see your purchases, items for sale, store, feedback, ratings and associated comments.
  • ThunderLily collects personal information when you register to use ThunderLily services or to post content on ThunderLily. At registration you are asked for your email address and certain other optional information.
  • If you would like to obtain a Seller account, ThunderLily will ask for your billing address, phone number, and credit card information.
  • ThunderLily automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookies, and the pages you request. This data is only used in the aggregate.
  • ThunderLily uses information for the following general purposes: products and services provisioning, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact, research, and anonymous reporting. IP addresses are automatically reported by your browser each time you view a web page. Your IP address is stored in ThunderLily's user registration databases when you register with ThunderLily. IP addresses may be used for various research purposes.

Service-related Announcements

ThunderLily will send you a welcome/confirmation email when you sign up for ThunderLily's services. Receipt of this email is required for using ThunderLily's services.

ThunderLily will send you service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so.

You may not opt-out of service-related communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account by emailing from the email address you signed up with.

Administrative Messages

ThunderLily may periodically email you with administrative messages. ThunderLily will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent. Your information may be combined with information ThunderLily collects from other companies and used to improve and personalize services, content and advertising. If you don't wish to receive administrative messages or participate in these programs, simply opt-out by emailing .

Newsletter Emails

ThunderLily offers subscriptions to ThunderLily email newsletters. To opt-in, ThunderLily will ask for your email address and the newsletter(s) you wish to receive. This email address will only be used for this feature. You may change your subscription or unsubscribe at anytime by following the instructions contained in the email.

Friend Features

"Invite a Friend" is a feature in which members can send a one-time email message to invite someone to join ThunderLily. "Tell a Friend" allows members to share information about a specific item listed on ThunderLily by sending a personalized email message.

If you choose to use ThunderLily's "Invite a Friend" or "Tell a Friend" features, ThunderLily will ask for the information needed to send the message, such as your friend's email address. ThunderLily will then automatically send your friend an email, inviting your friend to visit the site. For the "Invite a Friend" feature, ThunderLily stores the information for the purpose of sending this message, limiting the ability to send invitations to one per recipient-sender combination and tracking the success of this feature (registration referrals). ThunderLily does not store "Tell a Friend" information on our servers. Your friend may utilize the "unsubscribe" link in the email to opt-out of receiving future "Tell a Friend" emails from ThunderLily.


If you no longer wish to receive administrative messages, you may opt-out by emailing . Please note that if you do not wish to receive administrative messages from us, those notices will still govern your use of the ThunderLily website and service, and you are responsible for reviewing such notices for changes.


A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, that is sent to your browser from a web site's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive. You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. If you reject all cookies, you will not be able to use ThunderLily products or services that require you to "sign in," and you may not be able to take full advantage of the ThunderLily service. ThunderLily uses its own cookies for a number of purposes, including to: Access your information when you "sign in"; keep track of preferences you specify while you are using ThunderLily's services; display the most appropriate advertising banners, based on your interests and activity on ThunderLily; estimate and report ThunderLily's total audience size and traffic; conduct research to improve ThunderLily's content and services. ThunderLily cookies do not collect personal information, and ThunderLily does not combine information collected through cookies with other personal information to tell us who you are or what your username or email address is.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

When you post a message, your ThunderLily ID or alias is visible to other users. If you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. ThunderLily may be required to disclose personally identifiable information under special circumstances, such as to comply with subpoenas or when your actions violate the ThunderLily Terms of Use. ThunderLily may disclose personally identifiable information to parties in compliance with ThunderLily's Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy, as ThunderLily in ThunderLily's sole discretion believes necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy, or other unlawful activity. In such events, ThunderLily may disclose name, street address, city, state, zip code, country, phone number, email address and company name. ThunderLily may share aggregated demographic information with business partners.

ThunderLily is affiliated with a variety of businesses and works closely with them. These businesses may operate stores on the ThunderLily website or sell items to you from the ThunderLily website. ThunderLily may also provide services or sell products jointly with affiliated businesses. Due to the nature of ThunderLily's business model, when an affiliated business is associated with your transaction, you will share customer information that is related to such transaction with that affiliated business.

ThunderLily employs other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and needs to share your information with them to provide products and services to you. Examples include but are not limited to fulfilling orders, handling billing disputes and collections, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance and providing customer service.

ThunderLily will not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with nonaffiliated parties except as specified in this Privacy Policy to provide products or services you have requested or when ThunderLily has your permission. It may be necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of ThunderLily's Terms of Use, as specified in this Privacy Policy or as otherwise required by law. In some cases, ThunderLily may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, customer information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. ThunderLily will transfer information about you if ThunderLily is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event, ThunderLily will notify you by email or by putting a prominent notice on the ThunderLily web site before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

As part of the buying and selling process, you may obtain another ThunderLily user's email address, shipping address and/or other information. Pursuant to ThunderLily's Terms of Use, you have a limited license to use this information. This information should only be used for ThunderLily-related communications or for ThunderLily-facilitated transactions. ThunderLily has not granted you a license to use the information for unsolicited commercial messages. Without limiting the foregoing, without express consent from the user, you are not licensed to add any ThunderLily user to your email or physical mail list.

Without limiting the above, in an effort to respect your privacy and ThunderLily's ability to keep the community free from bad actors, ThunderLily will not otherwise disclose your personal information to law enforcement, other government officials, or other third parties without a subpoena, court order, legal process, or substantially similar legal procedure, except when ThunderLily believes in good faith that the disclosure of information is necessary to protect ThunderLily's rights, prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss, or to report suspected illegal activity.

Forums / Chat Rooms

If you use a forum or chat room on this site, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by others or could be used to send you unsolicited messages. ThunderLily is not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.

Third Parties

Except as otherwise expressly included in this Privacy Policy, this document addresses only the use and disclosure of information ThunderLily collects from you. If you disclose your information to others, whether they are buyers or sellers on ThunderLily or throughout the internet, different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of the information you disclose to them. ThunderLily does not control the privacy policies of third parties, and you are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties where applicable. ThunderLily is not responsible for the privacy or security practices of other websites on the Internet, even those linked to or from the ThunderLily site. ThunderLily encourages you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.

Editing and Deleting Account Information

You can change your ThunderLily Account Information (except your username), at any time. ThunderLily may send you certain communications relating to the ThunderLily service, such as service-related announcements and administrative messages that are considered part of your ThunderLily account. You can delete your ThunderLily account by emailing . Please note that your identification, billing and contact information may remain in ThunderLily's records for some period.

ThunderLily limits access to personal information about you to employees who ThunderLily believes reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs. Your ThunderLily Account Information is password-protected.

If your personally identifiable information changes you may correct or update it by making the change on Your ThunderLily Page. You may delete or deactivate your account by emailing Customer Support at or by postal mail at the contact information listed below. ThunderLily will respond to your request within 10-20 business days.


The security of your personal information is important to us. Your ThunderLily account information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You need to work to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer by signing off once you have finished using a shared computer. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number) for registration ThunderLily encrypts that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). ThunderLily follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once ThunderLily receives it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while ThunderLily strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, ThunderLily cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on ThunderLily's Web site, you can email ThunderLily at .

Changes to this Privacy Policy

If the privacy policy is changed, ThunderLily will post changes so that you are aware of those changes. ThunderLily reserves the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If ThunderLily makes material changes to this policy you will be notified here, by email, or other places ThunderLily deems appropriate.


If you have questions or suggestions you can contact or at ThunderLily Customer Care - Privacy Policy 303 East 109th St, Suite 1, New York, NY 10029.

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