ThinkGeek Opt-Out Choices

ThinkGeek Opt-Out Choices

Users of Geeknet websites have choices regarding the collection and use of information through our websites. This page summarizes some of those choices regarding our use of cookies, some advertising and other tools we use on our websites, and choices that you have about receiving newsletters and other communications from ThinkGeek. This page is designed to highlight some of the choices you have; for a more detailed discussion, please see Geeknetís Privacy Statement.


"Browser" cookies are small text files placed on a computer for various purposes including marketing, data analysis, and to enable our web sites to tailor the userís experience on our sites. You may set your browser to reject cookies or to notify you when a web site tries to place cookies in your browser program. For your convenience, additional information about how to manage cookies for major browsers please follow the following links:

Our websites also may use local shared objects, also known as "Flash cookies" to store your preferences or display content based upon what you view on our website to personalize your visit. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies, including how to delete Flash cookies, please click here:

Additional opt-out choices for analytics and marketing networks

Several of the advertising networks and service providers that we use to analyze activities on our sites also offer opt-out mechanisms as an alternative to managing the placement of cookies by these services through your browser settings as discussed above:

Google Analytics. If you would like to opt-out of Google Analytics, Google has developed a tool that works with major internet browsers to permit you to opt-out. For more information and install their opt-out tool, please click here:

ClickTale. To opt-out of monitoring by ClickTale (a service we use to analyze in-page interactions on our websites), please click here:

Social Network Login

If you chose to use third-party social networking sites, such as Facebook or Twitter, to log into one of our sites that offers that login feature, we may collect information, such as your basic profile information, gender, age, interests, and other demographic and geographical information, from the social networking site you use to interact with our site. If you do not want to share information from your social networking account with us you can either decline to use these features or check your social networking siteís current privacy setting options to see what options they provide for limiting disclosures when you use login sharing features.

Geeknet Newsletters and Direct Marketing Communications

If you would like to opt-out/unsubscribe from receiving newsletters or marketing communications or deactivate your accounts, please use the links below. Please understand that it may take up to a week for your request to be processed.

To unsubscribe from ThinkGeek mailings or marketing communications, or deactivate your accounts, please send an email to and let us know what you would like to unsubscribe from, what email address we have on record that we should apply these changes to, and your name.