Personal Information About Customers that ifiGOURMET Gathers
In order for ifiGOURMET to be a premier source for quality pastry, bakery and confectionery ingredients and products, we record information from your interactions with us on our website as well as through email and social media. We use this information to continuously improve our products, service and marketing programs. We collect two types of information about persons who use our website: (1) Information that you give us; and (2) information that our Services automatically collect. We explain both below.
That information may include:
- Phone number;
- Username and password; and
- Email address
We also collect from you your payment card information in order to process your orders. Specifically, we collect your credit card number and security or AVS code. ifiGOURMET does not store, archive or otherwise retain credit card numbers.
We reserve the right to store any information, other than your credit card number and avs code, that you enter on our web site or provide us over the phone or in any other way. This includes your address and shopping choices.
We use the information that you provide for such purposes as shipping your packages, responding to your requests and inquiries, improving our product selection, and communicating with you. We may also use that information for marketing purposes.
Email Communications: Our periodic email promotions are entirely opt-in. Every promotional email that we send has a link to automatically unsubscribe. If you do not want to receive email from us, simply let us know by emailing us at email@example.com.
If you choose to opt-out of receiving marketing emails, we will limit our email communications with you to transactional emails related to your activities on our website. If you register or opt-in to our email marketing program we will use your email address to contact you with special offers, recipes and other relevant content.
ifiGOURMET will not sell, trade, or rent your email address.
Pseudonymized Browsing Information
We may use third party analytics tools, including Google Analytics, to help us measure traffic, usage, and sales trends by your use of our Website not sufficient to be attributed to you as an identified or identifiable person. These tools collect certain pseudonymized “browsing” information sent by your device or the Website, including information like demographic data, how often you visit our website, what pages you visit when you do so, and what website you used prior to coming to our website.
To opt out of Google Analytics on the Website go to https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
"Cookies" are small files that reside on your computer, that contain a string of alphanumeric characters that uniquely identify your browser. Cookies simply enable our web site to recognize who you are in order to offer you a personalized greeting as well as to store items in your shopping cart before checkout. You can set up your browser to accept all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. However, if you set your browser to disable all cookies, some features of our Website will not function properly. To shop successfully at www.ifiGOURMET.com, you should leave cookies turned on in your browser's settings.
How ifiGOURMET Shares Information about Customers
ifiGOURMET provides your shipping information to UPS, USPS and/or FedEx for shipping purposes. We securely transmit your credit card data to the appropriate credit card company during order processing. As web technology and the online operating environment are constantly evolving, we cannot accurately predict all future applications of the data that we store about your order history. If you strongly oppose any use of your contact information other than what we need to fulfill your order, please let us know by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may be required to release your personal information to law enforcement, to comply with the law, or protect the rights, property, or safety of ifiGOURMET, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with organizations that fight fraud and identity theft.
Security of Sensitive Information
We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the confidentiality and security of information transmitted to us. To guard your information delivered to us electronically, our Website uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). SSL encrypts information submitted via website forms so only we are able to decode the information submitted. IfiGOURMET also complies with Payment Card industry (PCI) requirements and our site is regularly scanned to confirm compliance with these standards.
Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your contact information, to the extent permitted by law, we do not guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to or from our website, and you do so at your own risk.
We urge you to keep any password that you establish with us in a safe place and not to divulge it to anyone. Also remember to log off your account and close your browser window when you have finished your visit. This is to ensure that others cannot access your account, especially if you are sharing a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place.
Children and Privacy
We do not knowingly permit users to register for our Services if they are under 18 years old, or under 13 years old with the explicit consent of their parents. We therefore do not request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18, or under age 13 without parental consent. If we become aware that a customer is under the age of 18 and has registered without prior verifiable parental consent, we will remove his or her personally identifiable registration information from our files. If you are the parent or guardian of a person under the age of 18 who has provided personally identifiable information to us without your approval, please inform us by contacting us at the e-mail address below and we will remove such information from our database.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, pursuant to 47 U.S.C. Section 230 (d), as amended, we hereby notify you that parental control protections are commercially available to assist you in limiting access to material that is harmful to minors. More information on the availability of such software can be found through publicly available sources. You may wish to contact your internet service provider for more information.
Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a resident of California, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request information regarding the disclosure of your personal information by ifiGOURMET to a third party for the third party’s direct marketing purposes. This right granted to California residents apply only to their activities within the State of California. To make such a request, please contact us at email@example.com with "Request for Privacy Information" in the subject line. In your request, please include sufficient detail for us to locate your file. At a minimum, please include your name, email address, and username, if any. We will attempt to provide you with the requested information within thirty (30) days of receipt. We reserve our right not to respond to requests sent more than once in a calendar year, or requests submitted to an address other than the one posted in this notice. Please note that this law does not cover all information sharing.
For questions, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by U.S. Mail at 760 Lakeside Drive, Unit A, Gurnee, IL 60031. Please include sufficient information to identify yourself so that we can respond to your inquiries, such as your email address, a return telephone number or your home address. Please do not send credit card or other financial information to us by e-mail or U.S. Mail.
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