Privacy

CATEGORIES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED

Like most Web site operators, we find it useful to gather certain personal and non-personal information to improve our products, services, and this Site. The types and amounts of information we collect may vary from time to time depending on our needs.

Personal Information

Personal Information” is data that can be used to uniquely identify or contact you, as more fully defined in California Civil Code §§ 1798.80-1798.84. Shredibles LLC may receive and gather the following Personal Information.

User Account Registration

Information you voluntarily provide while using a user account registration process, including your name, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, birth date, gender, weight, health conditions, medical information, exercise regimens, dietary regiments, types of articles you prefer reading, and contact preferences. (Note: in order for you to receive certain benefits or purchase products through our Site, you may first need to register a user account by voluntarily supplying such Personal Information).

Transactions

Information gathered as a result ofany purchases you make on or through the Site, including financial information, credit card numbers, payment amounts, shopping cart contents, and history of purchased goods or services.

Discussions

Information you voluntarily provide by participating in a discussion, commentary, ratings, review, or feedback feature on this Site such as a product ratings feature, blog, forum, discussion board, comment section, chat room, survey, or poll, including your age, gender, weight, health or medical conditions, lifestyle preferences, and other demographic information.

Promotional Participant Information

Information gathered as a result of your voluntary participation in any promotions, coupons, competitions, contests, sweepstakes, or giveaways on or through this Site, including your age, gender, weight, health or medical conditions, lifestyle preferences, and other demographic information.

Correspondences

All communications you engage in with Shredibles LLC ‘s owners, managers, agents, employees, contractors, webmasters, or customer service representatives;

Searches

Your search queries conducted on or through the Site; and Online Behavior – Information we learn about your online behavior, activities, trends, or preferences each time you visit or use our Site or any third-party sources like social networking sites Facebook.com, Twitter.com, and Pinterest.com, such as advertisement click-through rates, titles of articles you read, time you spent reading certain articles, age, gender, weight, health or medical conditions, lifestyle preferences, and other demographic information.

Non-Personal Information

We may also gather certain other information that does not identify you personally (“Non-Personal Information”) and store it in log files, including: your Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type and language, operating system, referring and exit pages, activities within publically viewable discussions on the Site, access date/time stamp, Web pages and advertisements viewed, links that you click on within the Site, bandwidth speed and software programs, aggregated data about email click-through rates and user video viewing, clickstream data, and server log information.

USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED

We will never sell your information to anyone. We may use and share information gathered from your use of this Site to administer, improve, and personalize our Site, products, and services in the following ways:

Site Administration

Operate, maintain, and improve this Site;

Research

Learn about user behavior on the Site for purposes of research, audits, data analysis, quality control, and studying trends;

Personalization

Customize and personalize marketing, advertisements, offers, content, goods, services you may find more relevant or appealing;

Correspondence

Contact you by mail, email, fax, or telephone about any administrative, operational or security reasons and provide customer service to you, as well as improve the delivery of our products and services;

Offers and Newsletters

You may choose to voluntarily opt-in to receiving our offers and newsletters as a registered user (Note: This means you allow us to send you occasional electronically-mailed newsletters, offers, and other commercial communications to inform you about general news, featured articles, product descriptions, and other information. If you choose to receive our electronic newsletter, you may be asked for certain information so that we can customize your newsletter to suit your needs. At any point, if you want to unsubscribe from receiving our newsletters, please follow the directions at the bottom of one of our emailed newsletters to remove your email address from our electronic mailing list.);

Notices

Send you important notices such as those regarding changes to your account or the Site’s Terms of Use;

Sharing

While and its owners, employees, and agents are committed to maintaining your privacy, your information may be shared with our business partners and other third parties under certain limited circumstances:

Personal Information

We will not use or share your Personal Information for any purposes other than those listed herein, in the Terms of Use, or for the use of any other party, except to provide the services you request or as required by law. We will only share your Personal Information with our business partners if they agree under contract (i.e., a Non-Disclosure Agreement) to implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information, to protect the Personal Information from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure, to not disclose Personal Information to other parties, and to agree that they will not use this Personal Information to solicit;

Non-Personal Information

We may use and disclose Non-Personal Information in the aggregate (meaning information summarized into large groups of users so that no individual customer is uniquely identifiable) with marketing agencies, advertisers, and our business partners and joint ventures;

Public Activities

If you participate in public activities or post in any a product review area, blog, forum, discussion board, comment section, chat room, survey, or poll, or other publically-accessible discussion feature on the Site, beware that any personal information you submit or post on such public area of the Site may be shared, read, collected, reproduced, distributed, or used in whole or in part by others. Please note that in any of these situations, the recipient of the personal information may be located in another jurisdiction that may not provide an equivalent level of data protection, data privacy, or data security to the laws in your home country;

Web Site Administration

We may disclose your information to any third parties we engage if we believe it is necessary for them to perform Site-related services, including maintenance services, studies, analytics, marketing, advertising, data processing, email and text message distribution, and surveys;

Legal Issues

We may disclose information about you to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety or other rights and interests of any person, violations of the Site’s Terms of Use, or as otherwise required by law. For example, we may disclose specific information upon governmental request, in response to a court order, when required by statute, or when we believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud or identity theft, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our Terms of Use, our or others’ rights, property, or safety, or as otherwise required by law;

Merger or Acquisition

In the event that the Site is acquired by or merged with another company or a similar corporate transaction takes place, we may need to share and transfer information about you to that other company. But if we do, we will first notify you, by posting a notice on this page, if you are subjected to a different privacy policy by updating this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use;

Other

We may share information about you for any other purposes disclosed to you at the time we collect information or with your consent.

COOKIES

Whenever you use this Site, we may receive and store “Cookies,” which are bits of identifying information sent by a server to a Web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. Some of the Cookies are called “persistent” cookies because they do not expire when you close your browser. Cookies simplify and authenticate the login process for users of this Site, facilitate online shopping, and enable traffic monitoring, among other useful purposes. We may use Cookies to help collect the above information by automatically placing them on your computer’s hard drive to help our Servers recognize you each time you visit our Site and track how you found our Site. The Cookies we place will receive and record information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, our Cookie information, session time, click path analysis, browsing patterns, and the pages you request. To protect your privacy, we do not use cookies to store or transmit any Personal Information about you on the Internet. Cookies are not used to get data from your hard drive, e-mail account, or any other source of Personal information about you.