Personal Information We Collect
If you attend a class or event, request information or resources from us, we will collect certain personal information from you, including your name, phone number, email address, ip address, and mailing address. If you become a member you may add other information into your member profile, such as work history or hobbies. If you purchase goods or service from us, we will collect the information necessary in order to complete purchase. We use third party data processors to take and complete payment. We do not have access to your credit card information. We may receive personal data from third parties including Google and other search engines, social media platforms, ad brokers, and payment processing companies such as Paypal or Stripe.
How It’s Collected
Your personal information is collected when you: request a free or paid resource; create your membership profile; attend an event, webinar or class; order a product or service; fill out a form or send an email to contact us. We may also track your interactions with our content. We may also receive data from third parties like Google Analytics, Facebook and other advertising platforms, providers of technical or payment services, and other similar third parties.
How We Use Your Information You Provide
We primarily collect your personal information to provide goods or services to you. We may use your personal information to notify you about changes to our policies or services. Your information may also be used to improve our website or your experience on our website. We may also use your personal information to form “look-a-like” audiences in our digital marketing campaigns, which includes uploading your information into our social media advertising campaign. If you make a purchase from us, we may also use your personal information to send necessary updates to our products or services, or to keep you informed of any necessary information relating to our products or services. If you request to have your personal information shared with industry professionals, we may provide that information to those parties.
Non-identifying information that is collected may be used to provide an overview of how people are accessing and using our website. We may use information such as your IP address to help diagnose technical problems with servers or our website, and to determine which portions of our website receive the most traffic, to understand which content is the most useful to our visitors.
How Information is Shared
Generally we will not give or sell your personal information to third parties for the purpose of marketing other goods and or services to you. We may disclose your personal information to our service providers who support our business or to law enforcement or another agency if we are required by law to do so. We are a membership site building community between persons in the food industry. Your profile and participation in the community may allow you to share your personal information with others, and receive the personal information of others. This sharing of information, while occurring on our platform, is not being shared by us but between you and the other party.
Information Protection & Security
We utilize a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) on our website in order to assist in the secure transfer of information. While we make commercially reasonable efforts to protect the information we collect, and prevent any misuse, unauthorized access, or disclosure, you understand that we cannot be responsible should an unauthorized third party obtain access to our information, without our consent. Should our website be tampered with, your personal information may be accessed by these unauthorized parties.
This website, and the servers which make this website available, are located within and operate within the United States. The laws of the United States and the State of Minnesota govern any and all matters relating to this website, including content.
Your Rights to Control Your Information
You may “unsubscribe” from our mailing list(s) at any time, by clicking the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of any email we send you. Upon your written request, and doing so would not violate applicable law or prevent us from collecting monies owed to us, we will remove your personal information from those databases and records that we control. Removal of your personal information may make affect our liability to provide services to you. We cannot remove your personal information from databases and records controlled by third parties. You may request correction of information we have about you or removal from our system by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third Party Links – Not Included Under This Policy