Thank you for visiting the website of [California Certified Farmers Markets, Inc.] (collectively, “CCFM”, sometimes referred to as “we”, “our” and “us”). This notice describes the types of information that we may collect from you or that you may provide when you use this website (“Site”), any of our mobile applications (“Apps”) or our social media pages (“Social Media”, and together with the Site and Apps, our “Services”), and our practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. [Note: Confirm the name of the entity.]
We may change this notice from time to time. If we make any material change to this notice, we will inform you only by posting an announcement on our Site or Apps, as applicable. Your continued use of our Services after we make any change is deemed to be acceptance of that change, so please check this notice periodically for updates.
1) Information We May Collect About You and How We Collect It
We may collect several types of information from and about you, including information:
(a) By which you may be personally identified, such as your name, e-mail address, telephone number, credit card numbers or any other identifier allowing you to be contacted (“Personal Information”); and
(b) That is about you or your device but does not individually identify you, such as usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies.
We may collect this information:
(a) Directly from you if and when you provide it to us, including through our registration, “Mailing List”, subscription services, and Social Media; and
(b) Automatically as you navigate through our Services through automatic data collection technologies.
2) Information We Collect through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
As you navigate through and interact with our Services, we may use automatic data collection technologies that help us personalize and continually improve your experience on our Site. We may collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including:
(a) Details of your visits to our Services, e.g., traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on our Services; and
(b) Information about your computer, mobile device and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, browser type and unique identifier for your device.
The information that we may collect automatically is intended to be statistical data and may include Personal Information. As mentioned before, it helps us improve our Services by delivering a better and more personalized experience, including by enabling us to:
(a) Estimate audience size and usage patterns;
(b) Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Services according to your individual interests in the future if appropriate; and
(c) Recognize you when you return to our Services.
The technologies we may use for this automatic data collection may include:
(b) Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Services may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from and on our Services.
California Business & Professions Code Section 22575(b) provides that California residents are entitled to know how we respond to “Do Not Track” browser settings or signals. We do not currently take actions to respond to Do Not Track signals. It is our view that a uniform technological standard has not yet been developed. We may adopt a standard once one is created.
3) How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect or that you provide to us:
(a) To present our Services to you;
(b) To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us;
(c) To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it;
(d) To notify you about changes to our Services or any products or services we offer;
(e) To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Services;
(f) To publish our own marketing and promotional materials;
(g) In any other way we may describe when you provide the information; or
(h) For any other purpose with your consent.
[Note: Will CCFM share or sell Personal Information to third parties other than those stated in Section 4 (a) and (b)? Will CCFM use the collected Personal Information for marketing and/or promotional materials?]
We may also use your information to contact you about our services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please do not sign up for our subscription services. If you have already received e-mails through our subscription services, and you wish to discontinue the services, you may send us an e-mail at email@example.com stating your request.
4) Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose Personal Information that we collect or you provide:
(a) To contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our Services and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep your Personal Information confidential, including our third party service providers who process credit card payments;
(b) 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 our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which Personal Information held by us about users is among the assets transferred;
(c) To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it;
(d) To publish our own marketing and promotional materials;
(e) For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information; or
(f) With your consent.
We may also disclose your Personal Information:
(a) To comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request;
(c) If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect our rights, property or safety and that of others.
5) Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Site and Apps that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes, if applicable. To make such a request, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org If you believe any of the information we possess about you is incorrect, please send an email to email@example.com.
6) Children’s Privacy
Our Services are not direct to children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13.
7) Data Security
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we implement reasonable measures to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our Services, or thereafter. Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer or mobile device. Be sure to sign-off when finished using a shared computer or mobile device and use other reasonable measures to secure your sensitive information.
8) Links to Other Websites
We may provide (and permit other parties to provide) links to other websites or resources. Because you acknowledge and agree that we have no control of such websites and resources, we are not responsible for the availability of such websites or resources, and we do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such websites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that we shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such website or resource.
9) Social Media Pages
We may have Social Media pages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, which permit you to post public messages or responses to articles, comments or other postings. You should be aware that by submitting such a posting, including any Personal Information in connection with it, it may become public.
We reserve the right to remove any posting or content in a posting on our Social Media pages at our sole and absolute discretion.
10) Contact Information and Refusal to Consent
To ask questions or comment about this privacy notice and our privacy practices, including reviewing and requesting changes to any of your collected Personal Information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 818-591-8161.
If you do not consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information, please do not provide us with Personal Information. If you have any additional questions, please contact us at the above e-mail address or telephone number.