"Personal Information," as used in this policy, is information that specifically identifies a person, such as a person's name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address, user IDs and passwords, billing and transaction information, credit card information, and contact preferences, and other identification and contact information. Personal information also includes information about a person's activities, such as information about his or her activity on our Website or our Services, and demographic information, such as date of birth, gender, geographic area, and preferences, when any of this information is linked to personal information that identifies that person.
Personal information does not include "aggregate" or other non-personally identifiable information. Aggregate information is information that we collect about a group or category of products, services, or users that is not personally identifiable or from which individual identities are removed. We may use and disclose aggregate information, and other non-personally identifiable information, for various purposes.
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
Passive Information Collection
When you visit our Website, some information is automatically collected, such as your computer's IP address, browser type, system type, the content and pages that you access on the Website or Service, "referring URL" (i.e., the page from which you navigated to the Website), the pages from which you navigate to and from the Website or Service, and the time you spend on the Website or the Service.
Also, please be aware that third parties may set cookies on your hard drive or use other means of passively collecting information about your use of their services or content. We do not have access to, or control over, these third-party means of passive data collection.
Collection of Voluntarily Provided Information
We may offer various ways for you to provide personal information to us voluntarily on our Website. For example, we may offer newsletter activation, the ability to receive information from Boardwalk Food Company via email subscription. We also collect personal information when you request information about our products, request help or support, or otherwise communicate with us using contact forms or other methods for contacting us on our Website or our Products. We may collect personal information such as name, e-mail address, city, state, country, other demographic information, interests and preferences, and personally identifying photographs and videos in these manners.
Information from Other Sources
We may receive information about you, including personal information, from third parties, and may combine this information with other information we maintain about you. If we do so, this policy governs any combined information that we maintain in a personally identifiable format.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We use personal information to provide products and information that you request to enhance, improve, operate, and maintain our Website, our Products, and our other systems and resources; to verify your identity; to reduce the risk of fraudulent use of our Website and our Products; to tailor your user experience; to maintain a record of our dealings with you, and for other administrative purposes.
We may also use personal information you provide to contact you regarding our products and offers that we believe you may find of interest, and for marketing purposes.
Personal information may be transferred across state and country borders for the purposes of data consolidation, storage, and simplified customer information management.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
We are not in the business of selling personal information about our users to third parties. We may disclose information about our users, including personal information, to third-party service providers (e.g., data storage and processing providers), that assist us in our work. We limit the personal information provided to these service providers to that which we determine is reasonably necessary for them to perform their work for us.
We may also disclose information about our users, including personal information, if we believe that doing so is legally required or is in our interest to protect our property or other legal rights (including, but not limited to, enforcement of our agreements), or the rights or property of others.
As described below in the "Personal Information Available to Third Parties" section, personal information that you post or transmit to publicly accessible areas of the Website, or to third-party services (each, a "Submission") may be available to third parties.
We could merge with or be acquired by another business entity or some or all of their respective assets could be acquired. I Information about our users, including personal information, may be disclosed as part of any merger, acquisition, debt financing, sale of company assets, or similar transaction, as well as in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership, in which personal information could be transferred to third parties as one of our business assets.
Our store is hosted on Shopify. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.
Your data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases, and the general Shopify application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.
We may provide your credit card number, billing, and shipping information to participating merchants from whom you buy goods or services and financial institutions pursuant to transactions with us. The merchants are solely responsible for how they use that information and any other information they independently acquire from you or about you.
We may provide offers, and promote and distribute products and services with certain merchants, distribution partners, and third-party service providers. Such parties may request information about our customers in order to perform. In those cases, we may share some of your personal information with such parties. Sharing this information may allow such parties to market directly to you should they choose to do so. We specifically disclaim any responsibility or liability for the actions of such parties. Their actions are not in our control, and we do not have any responsibility for the actions of such parties.
PERSONAL INFORMATION AVAILABLE TO THIRD PARTIES
Some features on our Website may allow you to post or submit personal information that is made available to other users of our Website and our Products, and to third-party services. If you post or submit information using these features, any personal information that you include with the post or submission will be made available to other users of our Website and our Products, as well as to any users of third-party services to which the post or submission is directed. Additionally, we may use personal information that you have otherwise provided to us in connection with certain types of content, such as comments, photography, and video that you post on the Website or provide to us for possible display on the Website. You include personal information in any posts or submissions using such features at your sole risk. We may allow you to select privacy options that limit access to some types of personal information that you post or submit using such features, but no security measures are impenetrable or perfect. Additionally, even in the event that information posted using such features may be removed, caching and archiving services may have saved that information, and other users or third parties may have copied or stored the information. We cannot warrant or guarantee that any personal information that you provide on and in connection with any such features will not be accessed, viewed, or used by unauthorized persons.
If you receive marketing or promotional communications from us, you may unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions contained within the message that we send. You may also opt-out from receiving marketing or promotional communications from us by sending us an email or by calling us at the phone number given at the end of this policy.
Additionally, if you do not wish to be notified by email, postal mail, telephone, or text messages regarding products, events, programs, and offers that we believe you may find of interest, you may opt-out from such communications by sending us an email or by calling to us at the phone number given at the end of this policy. Even if you opt-out from marketing and promotional communications, you may still receive messages regarding important updates to our Website or our Products.
When you purchase products or services from Boardwalk Food Company, we request your billing information so we can send you the items you ordered.
CONTESTS, SWEEPSTAKES, AND GAMES
We may provide contests, sweepstakes, and games that you can enter. We use the information you provide to conduct the promotion (for example, to contact you if you’re a winner) and to provide you with offers and information as described in this privacy notice.
When you ask us to send you a newsletter, recipes, cooking ideas, or other content by e-mail, you may provide us with certain information like your e-mail address so we can fulfill your request. When you provide us your email address, we may send you emails necessary to respond to a request. Instructions on how to unsubscribe are included in each promotional e-mail or newsletter.
"CONTACT US" LINK
If you contact us through the “Contact Us” link on this site, we ask you for information such as your first name, e-mail address, and other information, so we can respond to your questions and comments. You may choose to provide additional information as well.
When you view the site using a mobile device, in addition to the other information we may collect from your actions, we may collect your mobile phone number, device identifier, and geo-location information as well as other non-personal information, such as your device type and carrier.
Children's safety is important to us, and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active interest in the online activities of their children. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13 without obtaining parental consent.
Our Websites are hosted in the United States and are generally intended for United States visitors. If you visit from other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, please be aware that you are transferring personal information to the United States. The United States does not have the same data protection laws as some other regions. By providing personal information to us, you consent to the transfer of it to the United States and the use of it in accordance with this policy.
We use reasonable security measures that are designed to protect information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Please note, however, that no data security measures can be guaranteed to be completely effective. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any personal information or other information. You transmit personal information to us at your own risk.
UPDATES TO THIS POLICY
We may occasionally update this policy in our discretion without notice to you. When we do, we will also revise the “last updated” date at the beginning of the policy. Your continued use of this Website after such changes will be subject to the then-current policy. If we make a change to this policy that we determine would result in a material change with respect to our use or disclosure of personal information that we collected prior to the effective date of the change, we will use reasonable efforts to notify you of the changed practices applicable to such previously-collected information. We encourage you to periodically review this policy to stay informed about how we collect, use, and disclose personal information.
SEND TO A FRIEND
We may give you the opportunity to tell your friends about features or information on our website. If you take advantage of our Send to a Friend option, we ask you for your friend’s and your first name and e-mail addresses to send the information to them that you requested. We don’t keep or use your friend’s e-mail address for any other purpose.
OTHER SITE FEATURES
We offer visitors to our website various features for their enjoyment, which we change from time to time. We may ask you to submit certain personally identifiable information so we can provide you with these features.
QUESTIONNAIRES AND SURVEYS
We may ask our website visitors and purchasers to complete surveys and opinion polls to provide feedback on activities, attitudes, and interests. These surveys help us understand the needs of our visitors and purchasers.
INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM OTHER SOURCES
We may obtain information about you from other sources, including commercially-available sources, such as data aggregators and public databases. This information may include your name, demographic information, interests, and publicly-observed data, such as from social media and shopping behavior. We may combine this information with the information we collect from you to help us tailor our communications to you and to improve our services and products.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary described in this policy, we may disclose your personal information to certain third parties if we are required to do so by law or we believe that such action is necessary:
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE, SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, ANY SITE OR MATERIALS OR FUNCTIONS ON ANY SUCH SITE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THAT YOU PURCHASE FROM US.
IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY BREACH IN TRANSACTION SECURITY CAUSED BY A THIRD PARTY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO ANY PURCHASE OR ATTEMPT TO PURCHASE ANY PRODUCT FROM US.
YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
For California Residents: We may share your personally identifiable information with affiliated third parties, some of which do not share the Boardwalk Food Company name, for their own direct marketing purposes. Because this category of affiliates is considered to be “unaffiliated parties” under California Law, you may opt-out of us sharing with them. To opt-out, please send a letter with your name, postal address, e-mail, with the heading “California Privacy Rights” to: Boardwalk Food Company PO Box 20556, Sarasota, FL 34276