The Effective Date of this Website Privacy Statement (the "Statement") is December 17, 2009.
SunFoods, LLC (the "Company" or "we") is committed to protecting your privacy. We will never rent or sell your personally identifiable information to third parties for marketing purposes. We will never share your contact information with another User, without your consent. Any sensitive information that you provide will be secured with an industry standard protocol and technology system. This Statement sets forth our current privacy practices with regard to the information we collect when you or your computer interact with our Websites. By accessing one of our Websites, you acknowledge and fully understand this Statement and freely consent to the information collection and use practices described in this Statement.
Related services and offerings with links from this Website, including Third-Party Sites, have their own privacy statements that can be viewed by clicking on the corresponding links within each respective Third-Party Site. Online merchants and others who participate in our services are encouraged to participate in industry privacy initiatives and to take a responsible attitude towards consumer privacy. However, since we do not have direct control over the policies or practices of participating merchants and other third parties, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of Third-Party Sites. We recommend and encourage that you always review the privacy policies of merchants and other third parties before you provide any personal information or complete any transaction with such parties.
We collect certain information from and about Users in three main ways: (1) directly from our web server logs, (2) information obtained and stored with cookies and (3) information supplied by the User. Each way of obtaining information is described below.
a. Web Server Logs
When you visit our Website, we may track information to administer the site and analyze its usage. Examples of information we may track include:
Your Internet protocol address.
The kind of browser or computer you use.
Number of links you click within the site.
State or country from which you accessed the site.
Date and time of your visit.
Name of your Internet service provider.
Web page you linked to our site from.
Pages you viewed on the site.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize a web page, or navigate within a site, a cookie helps the site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. Hence, this simplifies the process of delivering relevant content and eases site navigation by providing and saving your preferences and login information as well as providing personalized functionality.
We reserve the right to share aggregated site statistics with partner companies, but do not allow other companies to place cookies on our Website unless there is a temporary, overriding customer value (such as merging into our Websites a site that relies on third-party cookies).
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you reject cookies by changing your browser settings then be aware that this may disable some of the functionality on our Website.
Visitors to our Website can register to purchase services. When you register, we will request some personal information such as first and last name, address (home or other physical location), email address, telephone number, facsimile number, password to SunFoods, LLC website account, and other relevant information. If you are purchasing goods, we will request financial information including (1) name on credit card, (2) billing address for credit card, (3) credit card number and (4) credit card expiration date. Any financial information we collect is used only to bill you for the services you purchased. If you purchase by credit card, this information may be forwarded to your credit card provider through financial third parties that authorize credit card transactions. For other types of registrations, we will ask for the relevant information. You may also be asked to disclose personal information to us so that we can provide assistance and information to you. For example, such data may be warranted in order to provide online technical support and troubleshooting.
We will not disclose personally identifiable information we collect from you to third parties without your permission except as follows:
To fulfill your orders for goods. In this connection, we may disclose your information to our employees and/or to employees, agents and affiliates of Authorize.Net, our Internet Protocol ("IP") payment gateway service provider, and DHL, our shipper, in order to process your credit card payment and package, mail and deliver your order. We will only share with outside parties the information they need to deliver the specific service that they are contracted to provide;
To protect and defend the rights or property of the Company or Users of the Websites, if we believe in good faith that disclosure of your information is necessary to do so;
To respond to legal process or comply with law; or
In connection with a merger, acquisition or liquidation of the Company.
Our Websites may contain electronic images known as web beacons . sometimes also called single-pixel gifs . that allow us to count Users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. We may include web beacons in promotional email messages or newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.
Some of these web beacons may be placed by third party service providers to help determine the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns or email communications. These web beacons may be used by these service providers to place a persistent cookie on your computer. This allows the service provider to recognize your computer each time you visit certain pages or emails and compile anonymous information in relation to those page views, which in turn enables us and our service providers to learn which advertisements and emails bring you to our Website and how you use the site.
We will provide you with the means to ensure that personally identifiable information in your web account file is correct and current. You may review this information by contacting us by sending an email to our support attendant at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Company has the discretion to occasionally update this Statement. When we do, we will also revise the Effective Date at the top of this Statement. We encourage you to periodically review this Statement to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. Your continued use of our Websites constitutes your agreement to this Statement and any updates to it.
This Website uses the latest 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology for secure IP transactions to protect transaction data. The payment gateway used for payments on the Website (Authorize.Net) employs industry leading encryption hardware and software methods and security protocols to protect User information. Authorize.Net is certified as compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. Administration of this Website is managed through a password secured site for authorized personnel appointed by the Company for security management.
If you have questions regarding this Statement, its implementation, failure to adhere to this Statement and/or our general practices, please contact us at email@example.com or send your comments to:
SunFoods, LLC. Attention: Website Privacy Statement Personnel, PO Box 8729, Woodland , CA 95776
We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly respond and resolve any problem or question.