Last revised March 19, 2015
1. What Personal Information Taste of Nature Foods Collects
Personal information is information about an identifiable individual, such as your name, address, telephone number or email address, and includes payment information if you choose to make a purchase on the Site (“Personal Information”). We collect Personal Information when you voluntarily provide it through our Site, or when you provide it to us through other means. We may collect Personal Information from third parties like our business partners and social media platforms. For example, we may collect Personal Information when you:
- Request to receive email, offers, or marketing communications from Taste of Nature Foods regarding Taste of Nature Foods or our trusted third parties;
- Register or create an account on the Site;
- Make a purchase though the Site;
- Contact us through e-mail, telephone, mail; or other correspondence; or
- Otherwise provide us with Personal Information.
The Personal Information we may collect may include:
- Your full name;
- Contact information, such as your address, (including your billing and shipping addresses if you make a purchase), telephone number, or e-mail address;
- Your payment information if you choose to make a purchase;
- Any other Personal Information that you voluntarily choose to submit to us.
We may combine Personal Information that have collected offline with information we collect online. Or we may combine information we get from a third party with information we already have.
2. Cookies and How Taste of Nature Foods Collects Information Through Technological Means
When you visit our Site, we may collect information that is sent to us by your web browser or your internet service provider. This information may include your domain name and your numerical IP address. We may also collect other information (such as the type of browser you use, which pages you view, and the files you request). The amount of information that is sent by your web browser depends on the browser and settings you use.
To enhance your experience on our Site, we may use a feature on your Internet browser called a "cookie" and/or other tracking tools such as web beacons or clear GIFs. Cookies are small files that your web browser places on your computer's hard drive. They are used for a variety of reasons, such as tracking click streams, and for load balancing. Information tracked through these mechanisms may include, but is not limited to: (i) your IP address; (ii) the type of web browser and operating system being used; (iii) site cookies; and (iv) the pages of the Site a user visits. We might also look at what site you came from, or what site you visit when you leave us. We collect information about users over time when you use this website. We may have third parties collect personal information this way. For example, social media platforms may also give us information about you. By using cookies, we can deliver faster service, consistent, updated results, remember your preferences, manage your shopping cart, direct you to the correct version of the Site, and offer a more personalized experience on our Site.
Learn more about these tools and how you can control them, here .
3. Taste of Nature Uses Information as Described Here
- Process and fulfill orders you place on the Site;
- Respond to your questions or inquiries;
- Supply you with requested information on Taste of Nature Foods products, services or programs, or the products, services or programs of our trusted third parties;
- Send you informational or promotional communications;
- Investigate security breaches or cooperate with government authorities pursuant to a legal matter;
- Carry out other purposes that are disclosed to you and to which you consent; and
- Carry out any other purpose permitted or required by law.
- Administer and fulfill contests and other promotions;
- Help us learn more about your shopping preferences;
- Help us address problems with and improve our Website design, products and services;
If you have provided us with your Personal Information, but later decide you no longer want us to send you any promotional messages, you may unsubscribe by using the unsubscribe message in any of our promotional messages. Even if you opt out of getting marketing messages, we will still send you transactional messages. These include responses to your questions.
4. We May Share Information
We may transfer information to third party service providers that assist us with carrying out these purposes. For example, we may use a third party payment processor to process payments on our behalf.
We may share information with our business partners. For example, we will share information with third parties who co-sponsor a promotion. These partners may send you information about events and products by mail or email.
We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event that we merge with or are acquired by a third party. We may also disclose your information to third parties if we have reason to believe that disclosing such information is necessary to: (i) conduct investigations of fraud or other possible breaches of law; (ii) identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be violating an agreement they have with us; (iii) to protect our rights, safety or property; (4) fulfill a legal obligation we believe we may have; or (5) cooperate with law enforcement or other government bodies. For example, we will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena. We may also share it if a government agency or investigatory body requests. We may also share information if you are a winner of a sweepstakes or contest. This might include putting you on a winners list and sharing that with someone who requests that list. Lastly, we may disclose your information for any other purpose to which you consent.
Personal Information collected online may also be combined with information you have provided to Taste of Nature Foods offline through other sources such as over the telephone.
Although we have taken measures to protect our Site, computer systems and any Personal Information that we have collected from unauthorized use, access, disclosure, misuse, alteration or destruction, no security measures can provide absolute protection. As a result, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to us.
Some or all of the Personal Information we collect may be stored or processed on servers located outside your jurisdiction of residence, including in the United States, whose data protection laws may differ from the jurisdiction in which you live. As a result, this information may be subject to access requests from governments, courts, or law enforcement in those jurisdictions according to laws in those jurisdictions. Subject to applicable laws in such other jurisdictions, we will use reasonable efforts to ensure that appropriate protections are in place to require the data processor in that country to maintain appropriate protections on the Personal Information.
6. Access and Rectification
You have a right to request access to your Personal Information and to request a correction to it if you believe it is inaccurate. If you have submitted Personal Information to Taste of Nature Foods and would like to have access to it, or if you would like to have it removed or corrected, please contact us using the contact information provided below. We will use reasonable efforts to comply with your request; however, in some cases we may not be able to allow you to access certain Personal Information in certain circumstances, for example if it contains Personal Information of other persons, or for legal reasons. In such cases, we will provide you with a reasonable explanation of why it is not possible to grant access to your Personal Information.
7. Children and Parents
Taste of Nature Foods does not knowingly collect information from children under 13 without permission from a parent or guardian. If a child has provided us with information, his or her parent or guardian may contact us for the purpose of deleting this information. Please mark your inquiries “COPPA Information Request.” Parents, you can learn more about how to protect children's privacy on-line here.
8. Third Party Websites
9. Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits our visitors who 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 contact us using the information provided below. Indicate in your letter that you are a California resident making a “Shine the Light” inquiry.
10. How to Contact Us
- access Personal Information that you have already provided to us so that you can correct or update it, or request that it be deleted;
- request the deletion of Personal Information regarding your minor child; or
Please advise us by contacting our Marketing Department by writing to 230 Ferrier St, Markham ONT L3R2Z5. You may also call us toll-free at 1-866-742-6349.
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