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Privacy Policy
Welcome to the website for Thankful Registry, owned and operated by Thankful Group LLC.

Thankful provides an open-platform, international gift registry service. Protecting your private information is a priority for us. This Privacy Policy discloses the privacy practices for the website. You acknowledge that by using Thankful, you agree to the collection, storage, and usage of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not access or use Thankful.

Last Updated: June 1, 2023
For the purposes of this Privacy Policy:
Account means a unique account created for You to access our Service or parts of our Service.

Business, for the purpose of the CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act), refers to the Company as the legal entity that collects Consumers' personal information and determines the purposes and means of the processing of Consumers' personal information, or on behalf of which such information is collected and that alone, or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of consumers' personal information, that does business in the State of California.

Company (referred to as either "the Company", "We", "Us" or "Our" in this Agreement) refers to Thankful Group LLC. For the purpose of the GDPR, the Company is the Data Controller.

Consumer, for the purpose of the CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act), means a natural person who is a California resident. A resident, as defined in the law, includes (1) every individual who is in the USA for other than a temporary or transitory purpose, and (2) every individual who is domiciled in the USA who is outside the USA for a temporary or transitory purpose.

Cookies are small files that are placed on Your computer, mobile device or any other device by a website, containing the details of Your browsing history on that website among its many uses.

Data Controller, for the purposes of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), refers to the Company as the legal person which alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data.

Devicemeans any device that can access the Service such as a computer, mobile device or tablet.

Do Not Track (DNT) is a concept that has been promoted by US regulatory authorities, in particular the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), for the Internet industry to develop and implement a mechanism for allowing internet users to control the tracking of their online activities across websites.

Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual. For the purposes of GDPR, Personal Data means any information relating to You such as a name, an identification number, location data, online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity. For the purposes of the CCPA, Personal Data means any information that identifies, relates to, describes or is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with You.

Sale, for the purpose of the CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act), means selling, renting, releasing, disclosing, disseminating, making available, transferring, or otherwise communicating orally, in writing, or by electronic or other means, a Consumer's personal information to another business or a third party for monetary or other valuable consideration.

Service refers to the Website.

Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Company. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Company to facilitate the Service, to provide the Service on behalf of the Company, to perform services related to the Service or to assist the Company in analyzing how the Service is used. For the purpose of the GDPR, Service Providers are considered Data Processors.

Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

Website refers to Thankful Registry, also known as Thankful. Thankful Registry is accessible from and

You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable. Under GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), You can be referred to as the Data Subject or as the User as you are the individual using the Service.

Types of Data We Collect
While using our service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
  • First name and last name
  • E-mail address
  • Mailing address
  • Phone number
  • Event date (e.g. wedding date or baby due date)
Usage Data
Usage Data is collected automatically when using Thankful. This may include information such as your device's IP address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

When you access the service by or through a computer, mobile device or tablet, we may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of operating system you use, the IP address, the type of Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit Thankful or when you access Thankful by or through a mobile device.
Thankful uses “cookies” to optimize your use of our website and delivery of the information, products, or services you request. A cookie is a small piece of data saved on a user’s computer to optimize the user’s experience on a website. Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze Thankful. A cookie in no way compromises your personally identifiable information (all information collected through cookies is non-personal) on the website. They are primarily for statistics and user experience improvement. Such non-personal information may include:
  • Type of device you use
  • Your browser type
  • Your operating system
  • Your Internet service provider
  • Pages visited on the Site
  • Search terms used on the Site
  • Links clicked to external websites
You can refuse use of cookies by modifying your browser preferences or by responding to the cookie notice. Please note however that if you choose to reject all cookies, certain parts of Thankful may be inaccessible to you.
How We Use and Store Your Data (And How We Don’t)
Where we collect your personal data, we’ll only process it:

To improve Thankful and its content
To improve Thankful’s performance
To protect Thankful’s security
To contact you as needed or requested
To provide you with the information, products, or services that you request through Thankful
To notify you about updates to Thankful or to the service we provide
To accomplish the purpose for which you provide the information
To enhance your customer service experience with us
In any other way described to you when you provide the information
In any other way with your consent
Geographical Location
Geographical location information contained in Usage Data enables us to tailor your experience on Thankful by displaying your preferred language (where possible) and showing local currency and pricing. Geographical location information is anonymised unless we have your consent.
Payment Data
All payment data for accounts on Thankful are stored on Stripe. You can find their privacy policy here:
Protecting Your Information
We use reasonable efforts consistent with industry standards to protect your personal information by using appropriate security measures intended to safeguard the information in our files. However, because all information is stored electronically, we cannot 100% guarantee its security. We will notify you of any data security breach if we are required to do so by law.
Sharing Data With Other Users
When you share personal information or otherwise interact in the public areas with other users, such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside. For example, event dates and mailing addresses.
Targeting and Advertising
Your personal data is never disclosed to third parties for remarketing or retargeting purposes. Thankful never sells email lists or customer information.
Thankful sends transactional emails regarding user accounts through the email provider MailerSend. You can find their legal policies here: Thankful does not send newsletters, promotional or marketing emails.
Storing Your Data
We will retain any personal information that you provide to us for as long as you keep an account on Thankful. You may delete your account at any time. Thankful will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes.
Affiliate Codes
We may add an affiliate code to some eCommerce sites (e.g. that results in small commissions being paid back to Thankful when users make purchases at those sites. This is at zero cost to our users. We do not use any third parties to do the code insertion, and we do not work with any sites that share personally identifiable information (e.g. name, address, etc.) via their affiliate programs. This means that no information is shared from Thankful to the sites. This affiliate process is a revenue-generating stream for Thankful.
Links to Other Websites
Thankful contains links to other websites that are not operated by us, primarily eCommerce websites. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Other Uses
There also may be times when we are legally required to disclose personal data, such as to regulators, law enforcement bodies, government agencies, courts or other third parties where we think it’s necessary to comply with applicable laws and regulations, or to exercise our legal rights. Where possible and appropriate, we will notify you of this kind of disclosure.
GDPR Privacy
Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data under GDPR
We may process Personal Data under the following conditions:
  • Consent: You have given your consent for processing Personal Data for one or more specific purposes.
  • Performance of a contract: Provision of Personal Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with you and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof.
  • Legal obligations: Processing personal data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the company is subject.
  • Vital interests: Processing personal data is necessary in order to protect your vital interests or of another natural person.
  • Public interests: Processing personal data is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the company.
  • Legitimate interests: Processing personal data is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the company.
Your Rights under the GDPR
Thankful undertakes to respect the confidentiality of your personal data and to guarantee you can exercise your rights.

You have the right under this Privacy Policy, and by law if you are within the EU, to:
  • Request access to your personal data.
  • Request correction of the personal data that we hold about you.
  • Object to processing of your personal data.
  • Request erasure of your personal data.
  • Request the transfer of your personal data.
  • Withdraw your consent.
Exercising of Your GDPR Data Protection Rights
You may exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition by contacting us. Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests. If you make a request, we will try our best to respond to you as soon as possible. You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your personal data. For more information, if you are in the European Economic Area (EEA), please contact your local data protection authority in the EEA.
International Transfer of Your Data
The site is operated in the USA, therefore your information is collected and stored in the US. If you are based within the EEA, you understand and agree that your personal information will be transferred to the USA.
CCPA Privacy
This privacy notice section for California residents supplements the information contained in our Privacy Policy and it applies solely to all visitors, users, and others who reside in the State of California.
Categories of Personal Information Collected
We collect information that identifies, relates to, describes, references, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular Consumer or Device. The following is a list of categories of personal information which we may collect or may have been collected from California residents within the last twelve (12) months.
  • Category A: Identifiers.
    Collected: Yes.
  • Category B: Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute.
    Collected: Yes.
  • Category C: Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law.
    Collected: No.
  • Category D: Commercial information.
    Collected: Yes.
  • Category E: Biometric information.
    Collected: No.
  • Category F: Internet or other similar network activity.
    Collected: Yes.
  • Category G: Geolocation data.
    Collected: Yes.
  • Category H: Sensory data.
    Collected: No.
  • Category I: Professional or employment-related information.
    Collected: No.
  • Category J: Non-public education information.
    Collected: No.
  • Category K: Inferences drawn from other personal information.
    Collected: No.
Exercising Your CCPA Data Protection Rights
In order to exercise any of your rights under the CCPA, and if you are a California resident, you can contact us at
"Do Not Track" Policy
California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA) requires disclosure of how we respond to “Do Not Track” (DNT) browser requests. Thankful complies with DNT requests, however we cannot control the behavior of third-party online stores that users may visit before or after they engage with Thankful.
Protection of Children’s Online Privacy
Thankful does not knowingly target children and makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the targeting of children does not occur. Children 16 and under are not eligible to use our services without the participation and supervision of a legal parent or guardian. If you believe your child or anyone else under the age of 16 has provided Thankful with personal information, please contact us at
Changes to this Privacy Policy
We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. We will let you know by updating the "Last updated" date at the top of this page. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.
Contact Us
If you have any questions about your data, your account or this Privacy Policy, please contact us at

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