Effective: October 1, 2015
1.1. PURPOSE OF POLICY.
1.2. NOTICE CONCERNING CHILDREN
PLEASE NOTE: We do not direct any of our content specifically at children under 13 years of age, nor do we collect any personal information from anyone who we know to be under the age of 13. If we learn or have reason to suspect that a user is under age 13, we will use our best efforts to prevent access to the Website of such user and to delete any personal information in such user’s account on our Website.
2. INFORMATION COLLECTION PRACTICES
2.1. WHAT BASIC INFORMATION DOES THE COMPANY COLLECT?
In operating the Website, and to provide a superior user experience, we may include registration, surveys, questionnaires, and other formsthat ask users to provide their names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, account password, age, occupation, education level, income, and other contact and bibliographic information (“Personal Information”).
2.2. WHAT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION DOES COMPANY COLLECT?
(a) AUTOMATIC WEBSITE COLLECTION.
Our servers may automatically recognize visitors’ IP addresses (the number assigned to computers on the Internet), geolocation data, domain servers, types of computers accessing our Website, types of browsers, and other data of a technical nature which relates to your use and access of the Website (collectively “Traffic Data”). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not in and of itself personally identify you, but is helpful for improving user experience. In the event that you provide personally identifying information while visiting our Website, the Traffic Data may be correlated to your login account and thus Personal Information.
(b) WEBSITE COOKIES.
From time to time, we may use the standard “cookies” feature of major browser applications that allows us to store a small piece of data on your computer about your visit to our Website. We do not set any personally identifiable information in cookies, nor do we employ any data capture mechanisms on our website other than cookies. Cookies help us learn which areas of our site are useful and which areas need improvement, in addition to enhancing user experience. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser. However, if you choose to disable this function, your experience on the Website may be diminished and some features may not work as they were intended.
3. USE AND SHARING OF INFORMATION
3.1. WHAT DO WE DO WITH COLLECTED INFORMATION?
(a) PERSONAL INFORMATION.
We will not share your Personal Information with any third parties not affiliated with us without your consent, except as necessary to provide you with the services offered by us or to comply with the law. By using our Website, you consent to the use of your Personal Information to provide you with the offered services, to verify your identity, to check your qualifications, to follow up with transactions initiated on the Website, or to offer you additional products or services that we think you may have an interest in receiving. We may also use your Personal Information to inform you of any news, or to send you additional information about us.
(b) TRAFFIC DATA.
We do not examine Traffic Data for individually identifying information. However, we use Traffic Data to analyze our Website traffic, to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our Website, to determine how users interact with the Website, or to display the content according to your preferences. We may also use or share Traffic Data (or other information other than Personal Information) in any other manner that we deem appropriate or necessary, including sharing Traffic Data with business partners and advertisers on an aggregate and anonymous basis.
(d) DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION.
We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on us or our any one of our related companies, subsidiaries or affiliates, (2) protect and defend our rights or property or those of our users, or (3) act under exigent circumstances to protect the safety of the public or customers or visitors.
(e) SALE OF INFORMATION
In order to accommodate changes in our business, we may sell or buy portions of our company or other companies or assets, including the information collected on or Website. If our company or substantially all of our assets are acquired, your Personal Information and/or Traffic Data may be one of the assets transferred to the acquirer.
(f) ACCESS TO INFORMATION.
We may now or in the future provide a mechanism in order to help you confirm that some of your Personal Information (e.g., name, address, and other contact information) remains correct and up-to-date. Such review process, if provided, will be available through a link on the Website. In any event, if you make a request by contacting us in accordance with Section 6.1 below, we will provide a reasonable description of the Personal Information that we maintain in our database. Unfortunately, we do not maintain any procedures for you to review or request changes to other information that we collect about you.
You have the right at any time to cease permitting Personal Information to be collected, used or disclosed by us and/or by any third parties with whom we have shared and/or transferred such Personal Information. Right of cancellation may be exercised by contacting us in accordance with Section 6.1 below. After processing the cancellation, we will delete your Personal Information from our database.
Our Website has security measures in place by which we intend to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information that we obtain from you.However we make no assurances about our ability to prevent any such loss, misuse, to you or to any third party arising out of any such loss, misuse, or alteration.
5. WEBSITE AREAS BEYOND COMPANY’S CONTROL
5.1. PUBLIC FORUMS
5.2. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
The Website may contain links to other websites. If you choose to visit other websites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those other websites, and it is your responsibility to review the privacy policies at those websites to confirm that you understand and agree with their policies.
5.3.NO LIABILITY FOR ACTS OF THIRD PARTIES
We will exercise all reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of Personal Information. However, transmissions protected by industry standard security technology and implemented by human beings cannot be made absolutely secure. Consequently, we shall not be liable for unauthorized disclosure of Personal Information due to no fault of our own, including but not limited to, errors in transmission and unauthorized acts of our staff and third parties.
6. CONTACT INFORMATION AND POLICY UPDATES
6.1. CONTACTING US
If you have any questions about this Policy or our practices related to this Site, or if you would like to request that we disclose or delete your Personal Information stored in our database, please feel free to contact us at the following:
ATTN: Legal Compliance
1231 Partee Ln
Ceres, CA 95307
6.2. UPDATES AND CHANGES
We reserve the right, at any time, to add to, change, update, or modify this Policy, simply by posting such change, update, or modification on the Site and without any other notice to you. Any such change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting, unless stated otherwise. You agree to review this Policy and other online policies posted on the Website periodically to be aware of any revisions. You agree that, by continuing to use or access the Website, you shall abide by any such revision.
7.1 GOVERNING LAW; VENUE
7.3. YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits users who are California residents to request certain information regarding the disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us in accordance with Section 6.1 above.