Last modified: 8/1/2018 


INTRODUCTION


The Snack Brigade, LLC (“The Snack Brigade” or “Company”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your privacy through compliance with this policy. This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website www.thesnackbrigade.com (the “Website”) and governs data collection and usage. By using the Website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.


This policy applies to information we collect:

•On the Website.

•In email, text and other electronic messages between you and the Website.

•When you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services, if those applications or advertising include links to this policy.


This policy does not apply to information collected by:

•The Snack Brigade offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by The Snack Brigade or any third party.

•Any third party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Website.


Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use the Website. By accessing or using the Website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of the Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.


CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13


The Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Website. The Snack Brigade does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features, use any of the interactive or public comment features of the Website or provide any information about yourself to The Snack Brigade, including your name, address, telephone number, email address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at (614)-944-5156.


COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION


The Snack Brigade collects several types of information from and about users of the Website, including information by which you may be personally identified , such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number or any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline. The Snack Brigade also collects information that is about you but individually does not identify you, such as anonymous demographic information like your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.


There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by The Snack Brigade, LLC. This information can include: your internet connection and IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, other usage details and referring website addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons and other tracking technologies. We collect this information: directly from you when you provide it to us; automatically as you navigate through the Website; and sometimes from third parties, for example, our business partners. This information is used by The Snack Brigade for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the The Snack Brigade site.


The information The Snack Brigade collects through the Website may include:

•Information that you provide by filling in forms on the Website. This includes information provided at the time of posting material, subscribing to newsletters/services, or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter a contest or promotion sponsored by us, and when you report a problem with the Website.

•Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.

•Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes.

•Your search queries on the Website.


You may also provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter “posted”) on public areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, “Submissions”). Your Submissions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although we may limit access to certain pages, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your Submissions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your Submissions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.


Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through The Snack Brigade public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: The Snack Brigade does not read any of your private online communications.


As you navigate through and interact with the Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including: details of your visits to the Website, including traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website; and information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type.


The information we collect automatically is statistical data and does not include personal information, but we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve the Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to: estimate our audience size and usage patterns; store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize the Website according to your individual interests; speed up your searches; and recognize you when you return to the Website.


The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

•Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to the Website. 

•Flash Cookies. Certain features of the Website may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from and on the Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies.

•Web Beacons. Pages of the Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs. pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that permit The Snack Brigade, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an e-mail and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity). 


We do not collect personal Information automatically, but we may tie this information to personal information about you that we collect from other sources or you provide to us.


The Snack Brigade encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from The Snack Brigade so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. The Snack Brigade is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the The Snack Brigade and The Snack Brigade family of Web sites.


USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION


The Snack Brigade collects and uses your personal information to operate the Website and deliver its contents to you, deliver the information, products or services you have requested and to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it. The Snack Brigade also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from The Snack Brigade and its affiliates, to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection (if applicable), to notify you about changes to the Website or any products or services we offer or provide through it, to allow you to participate in interactive features on the Website, in any other way we may describe when you provide the information, and for any other purpose with your consent. 


The Snack Brigade may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.


DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION


The Snack Brigade may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction. The Snack Brigade may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this privacy policy:

•To our subsidiaries and affiliates.

•To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business.

•To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of The Snack Brigades’ assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by The Snack Brigade about the Website users is among the assets transferred.

•To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.

•For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.

•With your consent.

•To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.

•To enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes (if applicable).

•If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of The Snack Brigade. our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.


The Snack Brigade does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. The Snack Brigade may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, The Snack Brigade may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to The Snack Brigade. and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.


The Snack Brigade does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.


The Snack Brigade keeps track of the pages our customers visit within the Website, in order to determine what The Snack Brigade services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within The Snack Brigade to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.


USE OF COOKIES


The Website uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.


One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize The Snack Brigade pages, or register with The Snack Brigade on the Website, a cookie helps The Snack Brigade to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the Website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the The Snack Brigade features that you customized.


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 prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the The Snack Brigade services or Web sites you visit.


ACCESSING AND CORRECTING YOUR INFORMATION


You may send us an email at eric.watkins@thesnackbrigade.com to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect. If you delete your Submissions from the Website, copies of your Submissions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, r might have been copied or stored by other Website users. Proper access and use of information provided on the Website, including Submissions, is governed by our terms of use.


YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS


California Civil Code Section §1798.83 permits users of the Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to [Insert Preferred Email Address].


SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION


The Snack Brigade uses commercially reasonable efforts to secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. The Snack Brigade uses such efforts to secure the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.


The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Website like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Website.


Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.


CHANGES TO THIS POLICY


The Snack Brigade will occasionally update this privacy policy to reflect company and customer feedback. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. The Snack Brigade encourages you to periodically review this policy to be informed of how The Snack Brigade is protecting your information. You are responsible for periodically visiting the Website and this privacy policy to check for any changes.


CONTACT INFORMATION


The Snack Brigade welcomes your comments regarding this policy. If you believe that The Snack Brigade has not adhered to this policy, please contact The Snack Brigade at eric.watkins@thesnackbrigade.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.