Collection of your Personal Information
Food Matters may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name. Food Matters collects information when:
An online form is completed
An email address is submitted
Any form data is printed and completed (which is returned via fax or email)
Food Matters may collect the following information:
Contact information including email addresses
Demographic information (postcode, preferences, interests)
Hardware and Software information (IP Address, browser type, domain names, access times, referring website addresses)
Online payment records
Other information relevant to customer surveys and offers
Food Matters uses this various information for operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and provide general statistics regarding use of the Food Matters website.
Food Matters encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Food Matters so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Food Matters is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Food Matters website.
Use of your Personal Information
Food Matters collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.
Food Matters may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Food Matters and its affiliates. Food Matters may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Food Matters does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
Food Matters may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or post mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Food Matters, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Food Matters may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Food Matters, in order to determine what Food Matters services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Food Matters to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Food Matters will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
Conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Food Matters or the site
Protect and defend the rights or property of Food Matters
Act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Food Matters, or the public.
The Food Matters website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Food Matters pages, or register with Food Matters site or services, a cookie helps Food Matters to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Food Matters website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Food Matters features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Food Matters services or websites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
To secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure, Food Matters uses the following:
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
Children Under Thirteen
Food Matters does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
Changes to this Statement
Food Matters will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Food Matters encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Food Matters is protecting your information.