Sites Covered by this Privacy Statement
This Privacy Statement applies to all web sites, domains, information portals, and registries maintained by GFE.
Personal identification information
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.
Members-Only Web Site
Registration to the GFE members site is not accessible for the general public to use. However, members must register in order to gain access to the “members only” portion of the web site (http://members.goodfoodeating.com) and to subscribe to specific working groups, programs, workshops, classes and so forth. During registration, you must complete the registration form and create a user name and password. During registration you are required to give us contact information. We use this information to contact you about the products and services on our site in which you have expressed interest.
Information provided inside the GFE members site at http://members.goodfoodeating.com is protected from public viewing by our membership application software. The membership application is used to create a member profile, and collect registration information. GFE members automatically are added to GFE members mailing list and the general GFE newsletter. By providing us with your personal information on the membership application, you expressly consent to our storing, processing, and distributing your information for these purposes.
Members-Only Private Forums
We provide our members with a multi-tiered Discussion Forum that makes sharing information with administration staff and other members easy. To protect your privacy when posting or replying to messages in the message board, your personal information and email is not revealed.
The community forum is protected by our membership application software and is not available to the wider public. All contributions made in the forum are voluntary and submitted by the user/member at their own discretion. Voluntary contributions made in the forum are only available for viewing by other GFE members and administration staff. All voluntary contributions posted in the forum will remain on the forum and may possibly be viewed by future GFE members and administration staff.
Any information (including personal information) that you disclose in the GFE forum and members site can be read by other GFE members. Therefore you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose information about yourself or others in any type of forum online. GFE cannot and do not control the acts of others, and any information shared is information that other members can read, collect, circulate, and use. Given the international scope of GFE membership site, personal information may be visible to persons outside your country of residence, including to persons in countries that your own country’s privacy laws and regulations deem deficient in ensuring an adequate level of protection for such information.
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How we use collected information
GFE may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:
- – To improve customer service – Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
- – To personalize user experience – We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
- – To improve our Site – We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
- – To process payments – We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
- – To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature – To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
- – To send periodic emails – We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users, such as credit card transactions, happens:
1. Over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.
2. Via paypal who is responsible to protect your data
3. Via clickbank, who is responsible to process your credit card and protect your data
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
Third party websites
Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
Compliance with children’s online privacy protection act
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Site from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
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This document was last updated on July 11 2013.