An abusive ex-boyfriend kidnaps a young woman at gun point, but escapes from custody before he can be tried.

Randall Utterback


Gender: Male
DOB: 12/24/62
Height: 5’8”
Weight: 148 lbs.
Eyes: Hazel
Hair: Reddish brown


Denise Williams

In January of 1994, in a small Missouri town called Mexico, 19 year-old Denise Williams was shot at and run off the road by her ex-boyfriend, 31-year-old Randall Utterback. They had met at a party a year and a half earlier. According to Denise, Randall seemed just dangerous enough to be exciting:

“I met Randall a week before graduation. I just thought he was the cutest thing. He had been known around town for his motorcycles, and he owned a mountain lion at the time.   And everyone had talked real highly of him. He was really outgoing.   He would take me out to nice places and concerts. And then after two weeks of Randall and me being together, it all changed. It was gradual. He started out saying, ‘Don’t wear makeup.   Don’t wear hair spray. Don’t wear perfume.’ And then it grew to, “Don’t hang out with this person. You have to choose them or me.'”

When Denise went away to college, she hoped the distance would improve the relationship. She said it didn’t:

“Randall was very controlling and manipulative. I’d have to call him if I was going down to the cafeteria, just in case he called and I wasn’t there to accept his phone call, he’d think I’d be out with some other people or having friends, doing something that I wasn’t supposed to do.”

Utterback grabbed Denise and drove off

According to Denise, her family was shocked when Utterback talked her into enrolling in a community college closer to him:

“He had me convinced he was the only one there for me because he had gotten me so isolated from my family and my friends. And I got to the point where I started to believe that.”

Several months passed. The abusive pattern continued until Denise reached her breaking point:

“I would be called names. I’d be torn down. I wasn’t allowed to have an opinion with Randall.”

When, during an argument, Utterback became enraged and broke up with Denise, she said it came as a relief:

“I wanted to get away from him. I had just had enough.”

He dropped his gun in the struggle

But Utterback was stunned when Denise didn’t come crawling back. Denise says he began to stalk her, waiting until she was alone and unprotected.

“Randall hit the back of my car and it ran me off the road. And he told me that if I didn’t take him back, something bad would happen to someone I love. He wanted me to marry him. I told Randall I wouldn’t marry him.”

Utterback was arrested for felonious restraint and aggravated stalking. He was in jail for a week before posting bond. A restraining order barred him from seeing or talking to Denise. By Januray 1994, Denise finally began to relax, but she had let down her guard too soon.

“I was driving home from school and I saw this black car behind me. I didn’t think it was him. I thought it was just some school kids driving home from school. The next thing I know, that car pulls up beside me and it was Randall. Again, he was motioning me to pull over and I wouldn’t. I sped up. And as I sped up, he sped up and went beside me again.”

Randall is still on the loose

Utterback then fired at Denise and ran her car off the road. As she tried to run away, Utterback came after her. Denise tried to spray him with mace. In the struggle, Utterback bit her hand and dropped his gun. He then managed to drag Denise into her car and he drove off with her. According to Denise, Utterback begged her to take him back:

“He said that if I wouldn’t take him back, there was no need for him to live, and then he asked me to kill him. He asked me to stab him through the heart.”

Denise pleaded with Utterback to stop the car. He finally pulled over and fled. Denise’s father and a sheriff’s deputy, along with several other people, gathered around the car. A deputy immediately began to question Denise. He then drove her to the emergency room to have her checked out. On the way, they spotted Utterback in his car. The deputy pulled him over and Utterback was placed under arrest.

Randall Utterback was charged with stalking, felonious restraint, and armed criminal action. He was imprisoned without bond. Several months later, while being transported to the hospital, he managed to escape. He’s still on the loose, a fact that keeps Denise awake at night:

“As of today, I’m still living in fear. I don’t know when he’ll come back, but I have a feeling he will. I don’t go anywhere by myself. I’m just scared he’s going to come back and I won’t be able to convince him a third time to let me go.”

Watch this case now on Amazon Prime in season seven with Robert Stack and in season two with Dennis Farina. Also available on YouTube with Dennis Farina. Various seasons available now on Hulu.




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    So, with all the drama from other postings on this, there are absolutely NO updates on this case? I guess since Denise wasn’t killed, it’s just an old domestic violence case.
    To the people on here saying how great he was, Randall had a pretty scarry police record. Most “great people” I’ve met haven’t been to prison multiple times.


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    DV Survivor

    It astonishes me after all of the education provided to society today about domestic violence how some people can comment on here and say, “he was the nicest guy who would take his shirt off his back, he’d never be an abuser etc.” I don’t know these people personally, but I do know what it’s like to be in an abusive relationship. The man who abused me is one of the nicest and kindest people would probably tell you. I noticed the kind deeds he did for others in our early stages: stopping in a snow storm to help someone push their car, giving money to a homeless person on the side of the road, giving his lunch to co-workers who were in troubled times so they could eat- he was always kind to others, but behind closed doors it was a totally different story.


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    Comment Part 2
    I was on another forum where certain posters were disparaging Utterback’s victim and were defending him– despite the fact she was a naive 18 year old and he was over 30 at the time they started dating. There’s no excuse for stalking, slamming one’s car into an ex’s car, or threatening an ex with a gun.
    My sister had a weird boyfriend like this of whom she thankfully dumped. He was around 30 and she was 17. He was “the cool guy” who acted as a DJ in High School parties. It was the early 1990s at the time and I suppose my parents, who married young, didn’t view it as anything “disturbing”. He turned out to be a control freak, date rapist (I found that out years later) and he subsequently got a 14 year old pregnant.
    I seriously think this guy is a very active online troll who follows his own story online and writes posts to defend himself. It would kind of fit with the extreme and relentless personality disordered behavior he displayed.
    It’s too bad police can’t easily track posters on forums like this to find out their true identities and locations.


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    Wow. This page is littered with weird trolls trying to defend this Looney Tune.
    Wouldn’t be surprised if these trolls included Randall himself. You’ll probably find him on reddit’s redpill forum or on incels complaining about “women’s rights”.
    He followed a classic “abusive/controlling older boyfriend” scenario to a T.


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    Have the authorities ever looked at his parents financials and phone records?

    Other cases have been solved this way…Family was in contact with/funding a fugitive on the run and they were found due to phone records and money wiring locations.


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    Detective Cynical Sally

    This whole story stinks on ice.
    Let’s start off with this: Why in the first place does a high school girl, daughter of a sheriff’s officer, start dating a 30 year old motorcycle enthusiast? I lay 66% odds on drugs. 33% odds on innocent eccentricity. (I’ll be generous.)
    Everything that the both of them do next is nutcase stuff. Think about it.
    She goes off to school, he browbeats her, so…. she transfers *closer* to him? Right, let’s take her at face value; she was utterly hornswaggled by her overpowering weirdo BF, and she surrenders her free will to him like one of Count Dracula’s thralls. I might buy that; I’ve actually seen people do that. Dumb people, crazy people, drug addicts…. but regardless. It’s possible.
    Here’s the part that sticks with me.
    Who’s paying, now, for this community college?
    “MOM! DAD! I’m dropping out of school. Yes, yes, I need to go move closer to Crazy Guy, so I’m transferring to Crappy Local School instead. I’ll tell you where to send the check…!”
    Do you think Officer Pop took her story at face value?
    Maybe she doesn’t ask her family for help. After all she did say she was ‘isolated from family and friends’ around this time. But who paid? Colleges want dollars up front. And loans aren’t issued to young girls like her with no cosigners. This tells the tale!
    Maybe Crazy BF cosigned a loan. That’d be sporting of him. Might also explain why he hounded her like a madman after she took off, but crazy people don’t always require any reasons for things like that, and there’s no reason to assume he wasn’t crazy.
    Maybe she raised the money on her own. Hmmm. What can a young girl like her do to raise big bucks out of thin air? Hmm, hmm, hmm. Nothing good! Drugs and mental illness become all the more likely if this is the scenario.

    The encounters with the law are a matter of public record, and I’ll take them at face value. Move right along then.

    The guy disappears into thin air afterward. Now, that, there, is some wild stuff. Who on earth manages to pull that one off anymore? In this age of the internet? When you can’t even transfer $ to a PayPal without a SSN?
    If this guy really said and did everything that the segment presented, he’s a totally unstable nut job, and I can’t possibly imagine such an unstable nut job pulling a DB Cooper in the years he was alleged to have done so. Plus, he’d be sloppy enough that he’d get arrested for something else in short order, somewhere. So something must be missing. Here’s my two cents.

    1. Randall Utterback is dead.
    Either he suicided somewhere in a ditch or a river where no one to this day ever thought to look, or else Officer Daddy did the job for him, and no one is gonna tell. Darling Daughter might not even know about it; hell, if I raised a twit like that I wouldn’t trust her with that kind of knowledge.

    2. Randall Utterback has been thoroughly misrepresented by all accounts provided; is a Jason Bourne-esque supergenius who successfully evaded the law, abandoned all ties with his previous life, re-established a new identity off the grid, and never broke a law or lost his marbles ever again.
    That’d be funny, but c’mon. Unsolved Mysteries is chock full of slicker characters who try to do this and get caught, usually quickly, by armchair sleuths such as us in this very comment section.

    No, Randall Utterback is feeding worms, 99% odds. Feel bad for all these people writing in to say they knew the guy and liked the guy. Light a candle at church or something, he probably could use your prayers.
    And this gal?

    Not saying
    August 15, 2017 at 11:31 PM
    Its not made up believe it or not this Denise is my mom. I am 16 years old and my mom told me about this and i cant sleep because of it so i looked it up. Randell i hope you burn in hell.

    Not saying, I figure you can probably rest easy. If your family wasn’t worried about warning you about that dude for sixteen years, there was probably a pretty good reason.


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    I’d be willing to bet that Randall is buried on some piece of remote farmland somewhere. My guess is that only Denise’s dad knows where, and he’ll take that to his grave.


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    You have a bunch of people trying to claim that Randall is such a great person. Although not illegal it’s not normal for a 30 year old man to be interested in an 18 year old girl. Because of that FACT alone I’d guess that Randall wanted to be in control almost like a father figure. Just the way I see it. Sorry, something doesn’t seem right with him.


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    So Randall if you didn’t do it, then stop hiding. Turn your self in and prove your innocent. Your hiding, and that is making you look guilty


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    Not saying

    Its not made up believe it or not this Denise is my mom. I am 16 years old and my mom told me about this and i cant sleep because of it so i looked it up. Randell i hope you burn in hell.


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    elizabeth mazzio

    I bet Denise Killed him.


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    Wherever he is, I hope he’ll be found and locked away for the rest of his life.


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    Denise, I am deeply sorry that you endured this. I myself was in an abusive relationship, and I am lucky to be alive, as are you. Every now and then I pray for any poor woman that my loser, psycho ex may be victimizing. I hope this scumbag Randall is dead now.


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    Big John Schlong

    I hope Randall has the worst form of testicular cancer there is…..where ever he is.


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    No! The age is wrong. Randall is still in hiding. I’m not surprised he hasn’t been found. Crazy stalkers and drunk drivers (e.g. Gloria Schulze) aren’t a priority for the FBI so they can hide anywhere on the planet because they aren’t wanted by the federal government.


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    Just insane that this guy hasn’t shown up somewhere for 24 years. He’s probably in Samoa or something. Friggin crazy!!!


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    Just saw the show. Not sure who is telling the truth about what here but it would seem like the statute of limitations are up at this point. I mean it’s been 20 plus years now. I am sure someone knows where this man is.


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    Anyone who actually knows both Randall and Denise knows this whole this was a crock. Randall is the kind of guy that would give you his last dime if you needed it. He was a peaceful man. Denise was young and looking for attention. As it’s been said already you can’t find a single ex of his that indicates any of this behavior was ever displayed before. You can’t find a single person that says they witnessed any of this behavior. She was dragging his name through the mud with false allegations. The only altercations that ever happened were him telling her to stop lying. The fact that so many people risked so much to make sure Randall was able to escape speaks volumes to his character. Nobody ever believed any of this and it’s a shame he had to leave his home, friends and family because of this. If he truly would have done this at some point in the last 20+ years he would have repeated the behavior and been caught. But he hasn’t. Why? Because once again the justice system failed an innocent person.


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    Looks like they got him. Yep, fine outstanding individual.


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    Always someome out there to point the finger at the one that is being abused. Must be her fault right? ! No one knows what goes in a relationship except those two people that are living it! By the way, here’s good ol’ Randall:


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    Come on! Someone out there must’ve seen that guy before. Did any of you see him wearing glasses like these? He would be 52 years old today. Please leave a tip if you’ve seen him before.


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    Poor Denise


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    Have you guys seen that man before? Do you know where he’s hiding?


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    yes it’s made up!! She got pissed off because he would not marry her. Randall Was not in love with the girl! He was still in love with Karen. Said that she was the only girl for him. And he didn’t chase her or stalk her. Why would he stalk a girl or make her enroll in a college near him. He tried to get her to enroll farther away. Randall did not like guns, so why would he have one? And if he told her that he didn’t want to live, just to stab him. Where the hell is the knife in this scenario? You don’t bring a knife to a gunfight! The last time that I talked to Randall, Denise was there & she was as hateful as hateful could be. She is the one that didn’t want Randall to have any friends. And she says she’s living in fear! The only fear she has is that some day the truth will come out. Randall, wherever you are, Happy Belated Birthday, & I hope you are having a Great Life! If you only Knew how many people are behind you in this bull*($# lie. And do think she is doing this out of spite because you would not marry her. I think she was freaking out because she thought her parents would find out that she lied about the schooling & sneaking out to see Randall. Yes, there is abuse in the world, & I feel for them, I really do, But when you have these ones that accuse the innocent, They need to be charged for being a stupid Idiot. Randall, you could be living in my back yard, or in my basement, I would never tell. A lot of people feel this way!! And Danielle, Just to let you know, He is not Dead!


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      Nice try

      I wouldn’t be surprised if you were RAndell or someone real close to him.. I had an abusive ex I had to get a protection order against and when police questioned him he wrote on the report that I was the one who was the abuser when I never once assaulted or stalked him .. The police and everyone believed me of course because I had proof of phone calls texts scars bruises but the abuser will always try to turn it around on the victim.. So again I wouldn’t be surprised if u were close to Randell or Randell himself smh


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      The Desolate One

      You are a repulsive creature. Randall.


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    miranda shortt

    i donot thinck she made it up atall


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    Made up story? Really? You really think this girl just “made up” that he shot at her and there was no proof so they railroaded Randall? You have NO IDEA what people are capable of when dealing with human emotions. He might have been a great guy and maybe a saint but something snapped in him. Maybe someone should have tried to get him some help before he took it too far. Who cares if they told each other to ditch their friends for each other? That doesn’t give him the right to attempt to murder a girl because she doesn’t want to be with him. You really think that the ballistics evidence is made up by Denise and the police just took her word for it? Be careful defending someone because you used to play hide and go seek with someone when you were 5 years old. Love makes people to really desperate things.


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    Stacy Kinkade

    I have known Randall for several years before Randall and Denise got together. He was a nice,caring,loving person. Once him and Denise got together she told him he had to lose all his female friends. So of course we quit talking. I think this is a made up story. I can’t see Randall doing any of this. I have seen Randall with other girls. And when his other girlfriends broke up with him. He never stalked them. I think she made up this story. Cause she knew she would get a lot of attention for a bogus story


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Your email address will be used only by the CMP, its entities and CMP vendors performing member services, or offering products on CMP’s behalf.  CMP does not sell or rent email addresses to anyone outside the CMP, nor does CMP share email addresses to unrelated third-parties, affiliates, or CMP members.  CMP also shares your email address with third parties to enable CMP to take security measures to help protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data.  Finally, CMP shares email addresses with third parties as necessary for CMP to perform certain services on our behalf, such as packaging, mailing and delivering products and processing event registrations and to respond to your service requests.



You can manage your profile and email preferences, including “opting out” of email by contacting us. If you prefer to receive hard copy mailings only from CMP, you can contact us and request to have your name and address removed from the list we provide to third parties.


For California residents, please consult the “California Privacy Rights” section for additional considerations. 


Our processing of your data is based upon your consent, contract performance (e.g., your purchase of products), legitimate business interest (e.g., direct marketing of goods and services), or compliance with law.  You have the right to object to our processing of your data or to restrict our processing of your data. In addition, if you have consented to the processing of your Personal Data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.



In addition to the rights as explained in this Privacy Policy, under California law, California residents who provide personal information (as defined in the statute) to obtain products or services for personal, family, or household use are entitled to request and obtain from us, once a calendar year, information about the personal information we shared, if any, with other businesses for marketing uses. If applicable, this information would include the categories of personal information and the names and addresses of those businesses with which we shared such personal information for the immediately prior calendar year (e.g., requests made in the current year will receive information about the prior year).


To obtain this information please write to us at:



4303 Verdugo Ave.

Burbank, CA  91505


 Attn: CMP -- California Privacy Law.


Please include your full name and address.



CMP complies with the Canada Anti-Spam Law which requires you to opt-in to receive unauthorized Commercial Electronic Messages (as defined under the Canada Anti-Spam Law).




CMP implements commercially reasonable security measures to help protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data. Except for membership directories, membership lists and registration lists, and the sharing of information as set forth in this Privacy Policy, we restrict access to Personal Data to certain companies who need the data to operate, develop, or improve our services. These individuals or partner organizations are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.


Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is fully secure. Accordingly, and despite our reasonable efforts to protect your Personal Data from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure, CMP cannot guarantee or warrant the security of the Personal Data you transmit to us, or to or from our online Sites. If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.


Certain areas of the Sites require the use of a user ID, email address, or password as an additional security measure that helps protect your Personal Data.  To help you protect your privacy, these Sites have tools to help you log in and log out.


We rely on you to update and correct your Personal Data.  If you are a user of our Sites, subscriber to [CMP product], purchaser of CMP products and services, you can review, update and correct your information directly on CMP’s website or by contacting us using the information in the “Contact Information” section below.


Typically, we retain your Personal Data for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.  This may include retaining your Personal Data indefinitely, even after you are no longer a CMP member, in order to provide you with future marketing opportunities and other purposes, as well as to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, or enforce any of our agreements.  


Please note that you can request, at any time, that we delete your Personal Data.  All requests must be directed to the contact in the “Contact Information” section below.  We can decide to delete your Personal Data if we believe that the data is incomplete, inaccurate, or that our continued use and storage are contrary to our obligations to other members, individuals, or third parties.  When we delete your Personal Data, it will be removed from our active databases or anonymized so that the data is no longer identified with you, but the data may remain in our archives if CMP determines that it is not practical or possible to delete it.

Your Personal Data is processed in the United States, where privacy laws may be less stringent than the laws in your country and where the government, courts, or law enforcement may be able to access your data.  By submitting your Personal Data to us, you agree to the transfer, storage and processing of your Personal Data in the United States.

You, as the data subject, have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work, or place of the alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of your personal data does not comply with legal requirements.

In the event we determine the occurrence of a data security incident, we will notify you by email, US mail, telephone, or other means as permitted by law.

If you have questions, comments, or complaints concerning our privacy practices or if you wish to change, access, or remove your Personal Data, please contact us as indicated below.  We will attempt, where practical, to respond to your requests and to provide you with additional privacy related information.

Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. is the owner of this Website and retains all ownership rights to the information collected at this Website. Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. reserves the right to change, modify, add, or remove provisions of this Privacy Statement. Any changes to this Privacy Statement will be posted here, and we encourage you to check back from time to time. In addition, Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. will notify registered users of changes as they occur.

We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our web site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit Your use of the site constitutes your agreement to accept cookies, beacons and third-party advertising. Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. assumes no responsibility for third-party ads.

ARTICLE 1. Personalization
1.1 We may use the contact information you give us to better tailor your Website experience to your interests, and to send you information about Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. and its services as well as promotional material on behalf of some of our partners. We may use other information that you provide to us to show you content in which you may be interested and to display the content according to your preferences. We will also share this information within Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. in order to enhance your experience on this and other Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. Websites.
1.2 In addition, we may share this information with advertisers or other third parties that are not part of the Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. family on an aggregate or other basis that does not disclose your identity or contact information.

ARTICLE 2. Online Surveys/Contests
2.1 From time to time, we may conduct online surveys and contests. These may ask you for contact information (like name or email address) and demographic information (like zip code or age).
2.2 We may use this contact information from our surveys and contests to provide you with information about our company and promotional material on behalf of some of our partners, and to contact you when necessary.

ARTICLE 3. Shopping/Commercial Services
3.1 This Website may offer shopping services, which may be offered by us or by a firm that operates a store under contract with us. If our Website offers shopping or other commercial services, you will use a customer order form to request information, products, and services. The order form will ask you to give us contact information (like name or email address), financial information (like account or credit card numbers), and demographic information (like zip code or age).

3.2 We will use the financial information that you provide to bill you for products and services. By giving our Website your credit card and related personal information, you are authorizing our store to give that information to the merchant and credit card company in order to confirm and fulfill your order.

3.3 We will use contact information from the order form to fulfill your orders. We may also use contact data to get in touch with you when necessary. We will not otherwise use or distribute your financial information without your prior approval.

ARTICLE 4. Public forums
4.1 This Website may make available chat rooms, blogs, forums, message boards, and news groups. Please remember that any information that you disclose in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. Information disclosed by you or by others enters the public domain and may be freely used by any other persons or entities using the site.

ARTICLE 5. Information Sharing With Third Parties
5.1 From time to time we may enter into a special relationship with another company that is not owned by Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. to provide additional features at this Website. These special relationships may include “powered by” partners, business partners, sponsors, and co-branded sites (referred to here as “co-branded pages”). These might include, for example, pages that share our name and that of another entity. You should look for a specific privacy statement on any such co-branded page. Any personal information that you provide when signing up at one of those co-branded pages may be shared with our third party partner. You should also check our partner’s website for information regarding its privacy policies.

5.2 Also, the nature of some features of our Website may require that we share personal information about you with persons or companies outside of Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. For example, this may occur at a feature that enables you, via our Website, to ask questions of persons or entities that are not part of Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. By responding to those features of the site, whether by email or direct entry of information on our Website, you are consenting to our transferring that information to such persons or entities.

5.3 With respect to specific registration modules, like contests, we may disclose personal information collected, and we may post a conspicuous statement on the registration module to the effect that we will be disclosing the information collected with third parties.

5.4 Finally, we may share any of the information collected from you with these other non- Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc companies in an aggregate basis. The aggregated information is not linked to any information that can identify you.

ARTICLE 6. IP Address and Log Files
6.1 We may use your IP address to administer our Website, to help diagnose problems with our server, to analyze trends, to track users’ webpage movements, to help identify you and your shopping cart, and to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

ARTICLE 7. Cookies
7.1 This Website may use a standard technology called a “cookie” to collect information about how you use the Website. Cookies reside on your computer and help our Website to recognize your computer’s browser as a previous visitor. This information allows us to customize delivery of information. For example, our Website may use cookies to save and remember registration information or preferences that you may have set while browsing the Website, to keep track of your shopping cart, to ensure you don’t see the same ad content repeatedly, to deliver content specific to your interests, and to save your password so you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit our site. We use cookies only to gather information as indicated in this policy.

7.2 In addition, on occasion our site may also set a “session cookie” which helps us administer the Website. The session cookie expires when you close your browser and does not retain any information about you after it expires.

7.3 Finally, we may also use an ad network provider to help present advertisements on this and other Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. websites. This ad network provider, like other advertising service vendors, uses cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies on the hard drive of your computer to serve you advertisements tailored to interests you have shown by browsing on this and other sites you have visited, and to determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before and to avoid sending you duplicate advertisements. In doing so, the provider collects non-personal data such as your browser type, your operating system, web pages visited, time of visits, content viewed, ads viewed, and other clickstream data. The use of cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies by these ad network providers is subject to their own privacy policies, not ours, and Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. assumes no responsibility for the collection or use of such information.

ARTICLE 8. Banner Advertising
8.1 We have contracted with an ad-service to place banner advertising on our Website. All of the data provided and generated by the ad-server software remains in our possession. This feature of our Website may, on occasion, set “cookies” on your computer. Any information collected or stored by the ad-service or the cookies is treated in the same manner as other information described in this statement.

ARTICLE 9. Children’s Personal Information
9.1 Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act:

9.1.1 This site does NOT collect, use, or disclose personal information (including online contact information) of children under the age of thirteen (13).

9.1.2 In the event that a child under the age of 13 attempts to register on our site, we will NOT accept the registration and will delete information received from the child.

9.1.3 In the event that a child posts personal information in a public forum such as a chat room, we will attempt to delete that information once we become aware of it.

ARTICLE 10. Security of Your Personal Information
10.1 Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. employs reasonable security measures consistent with standard industry practice, for information collected through this Website. We believe that we have adequate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of the information we collect on our Website. We also use internal protections to limit access to users’ personal information to only those employees who need the information to perform a specific job.

ARTICLE 11. Sale or Merger
11.1 If this Website is sold to, or merges with, another company not owned by Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc., you should expect that some or all of the information collected from this Website may be transferred to the buyer/surviving company. If so, CMP will seek to obligate the acquiring company to use any personal information transferred by this Website in a manner consistent with this statement, but cannot guarantee that it will be able to impose that requirement or that the acquiring company will comply.

ARTICLE 12. Legal Process
12.1 You should be aware that Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. may be required to disclose your personal information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, such as in court or regulatory proceedings.

ARTICLE 13.  Contacting the Website

13.1        If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, the practices of this Website, or your dealings with this Website, please contact us at:

ARTICLE 14.  general information

14.1        Choice of Law:  This Agreement and the Additional Terms shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of California , as it is applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within such state, without regard to conflict of law principles.

14.2        Choice of Forum:  You agree that any cause of action you or Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. brings to enforce this Agreement and/or the Additional Terms, or in connection with any matters related to this Website and/or the Privacy Statement, shall be submitted to arbitration in the County of Los Angeles, State of California, United States of America in accordance with the commercial rules and regulations of the American Arbitration Association then in effect (as amended herein), provided that said arbitration shall be heard before a single arbitrator, who shall be a retired judge, selected pursuant to such rules and regulations, and shall be conducted on an expedited basis and in confidence. The arbitrator’s decision shall be controlled by the terms and conditions of this agreement and any other agreements I may enter into with you, and shall be final and binding, and shall provide for each party to bear its own costs of arbitration and attorneys’ fees.  Each party expressly waives any right to a jury.  Judgment upon the award of the arbitrator may be entered or enforced in any court of competent jurisdiction. 

14.4        If any provision of this Agreement, or the application thereof to any person or circumstances, is held invalid or for any reason unenforceable then such provision shall be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that matches, as closely as possible, the original provision, and the other provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.  The failure of either party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.  Unless expressly provided otherwise, this Agreement is the entire agreement between you and Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. with respect to the use of this Website and shall not be modified except in writing, signed by an authorized representative of Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc.

ARTICLE 15.  European Union and Other Foreign Nations

15.1        This Website is governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of United States of America and is intended for enjoyment of residents of the United States.  Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. makes no representation that this Website is governed by or operated in accordance with the laws of other nations.  By using this Website and submitting any personal information, visitors from outside of the United States acknowledge this Website is subject to U.S. law, consent to the transfer of personal data to the U.S., and waive any claims that may arise under their own national laws.