Privacy Policy

PantryMeals Privacy Notice

 

Welcome! PantryMeals is an online platform that provides users with a collaborative space to find and share information about all things food, and take advantage of other food- and cooking-related features, through the PantryMeals website (the "Site"), a PantryMeals mobile application (the "App"), and other products and services that we offer ("Products") (collectively, our "Services"). This Privacy Policy governs the way PantryMeals collects, uses, maintains, and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the https://PantryMeals.com/ website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by PantryMeals.

 

We understand the importance of maintaining the confidentiality and security of your information and seek to secure your privacy during your visit to our website, including any mobile version or mobile application, plus any desktop applications you access from our website or app (collectively, our “Site”). This privacy policy outlines the types of information you may provide to us or we may collect from or about you when you visit this Site, and our practices for collection, use, and disclosure of this information. By using our Site, you consent to the procedures and practices discussed in this policy, except to the extent certain applications are provided by a third party. For certain third-party applications framed or hosted on our Site, your information is collected directly by that third party, and their privacy policy governs their collection and use of your information. We may, from time to time, change this privacy policy, and your continued use of the Site after we make changes shall constitute your acceptance of those changes, so please check the Privacy Policy periodically for any changes or updates. The most recent version of this privacy policy is indicated by the version date located at the bottom of it. If you do not agree with any provisions of this Privacy Policy, you must not access or use our Site. If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, then you may contact us at the e-mail address and/or telephone number listed in this policy and provided on our Site.

 

Key Terms. Throughout this privacy policy, we use a few specialized terms. When we use the term “Personally Identifiable Information” in this privacy policy, we mean information that is specific to you as an individual, like your name, postal address, e-mail address, or telephone number. The term “User Information” incorporates all of your Personally Identifiable Information and any other forms of information discussed in this privacy policy. Information is said to be “anonymized” if it does not identify individual persons or entities or associate a particular person or entity with such information.

 

Our Information Collection, Use, and Disclosure Practices. Except as set forth in this policy, we will not use, disclose, or transfer your User Information unless, subject to applicable contractual or legal restrictions (including those under HIPAA, as applicable) or required consents (1) you expressly authorize us to do so; (2) it is necessary to allow our service providers or agents to provide services for us, and, as applicable, they have agreed to maintain the same level of security and privacy of your information as we provide; (3) it is necessary in order to provide our products or services to you (and contact you when necessary); (4) we are sending you other information that may be useful to you; (5) it is disclosed to entities that perform marketing services on our behalf or to other entities with whom we have joint marketing agreements, and where, as applicable, such companies have agreed to maintain the requisite levels of privacy and security over certain types of information; (6) it is necessary to protect the confidentiality or security of your records; (7) it is necessary in connection with a sale of all or substantially all of our company assets or if we were to merge with or into another entity; (8) it is necessary in connection with other business purposes including, without limitation, customer care, dispute resolution, service quality assurance, business management and operation, risk assessment, security, fraud and crime prevention/detection/ monitoring, research and analysis, marketing, and/or assessing customer purchasing preferences and trends; (9) it is necessary to comply with law enforcement, governmental mandate, or other legal requirement, if appropriate, for your protection or in connection with an investigation or prosecution of possible unlawful activity; (10) it is necessary for us to provide it to our attorneys, accountants, regulators, auditors or other advisors; or (11) it is otherwise required or permitted by law.

 

Social Media Platforms, Websites and User-Generated or Provided Content. You agree that any information or content that you post, upload, provide, contribute, or submit for publication (each a “Submission”) to our Site or any social media application or channel (including our business or other branded pages contained on any social media platform such as Facebook, Instagram or Pinterest) or third-party website, including any images, review or rating content about our business or any contribution you make to any forum, message board or discussion group we may make available, is done at your own risk and without any expectation of privacy, and you acknowledge that such information may be seen by or shared with others. We cannot control the actions of other users of any social media platform or website and we are therefore not responsible for any content or Submissions contained on such sites and platforms. By visiting any of our pages that are contained on a social media platform or website, you are representing and warranting to us that you have reviewed the applicable privacy policy and terms of use of such platform or website and that you will abide by all such provisions contained therein. Additionally, in the event that we offer a message board, review capability, or any other interactive or social-type feature or other feature permitting content submission on a website administered directly by us, please be aware that these areas may allow you to publicly post, and share with other users, certain messages, content, images or other information (e.g., stories, pictures, videos,  ingredients, tips, etc.). Although we may take certain precautions to protect those who use these areas of our Site(s), we encourage you to be wary of giving out any Personally Identifiable Information in such public forums. Any information you post or submit can be collected and used by people you don’t know. We cannot guarantee the privacy and safety of these areas and are therefore not responsible for any information you choose to post. You agree not to post any content that violates the privacy rights of anyone else, or that is otherwise unlawful, offensive, obscene or vulgar, threatening, defamatory, hateful, promotes illegal activity or violates the rights of a third party, including without limitation copyright, trademark, or publicity rights. Your use of these features is fully at your own risk. In addition, any operational suggestions that you send us, such as your questions, feedback, ideas, or other creative material (“Feedback”) belongs to us and will not be treated as confidential. You acknowledge and agree that we may use, reproduce, adapt, distribute, display, disclose, or create derivative works from Feedback without acknowledgement or compensation to you.

Other Types of Information We May Collect. In addition to information you affirmatively provide to us, when you visit our Site to browse, we may collect, use, and store certain “Site Traffic Information” such as the type of operating system, computer modem, device ID and Internet browser you are using, the date and time you access our Site, the number of times you visit our Site, the particular pages you view, and the length of your visits to our Site. We may use this Site Traffic Information to improve our Site and user experience, and we may share this information with third parties if we choose to disclose anonymized Site Traffic Information for marketing or commercial purposes.

 

 

 

Web Analytics Tools, Cookies and Web Beacons.

We may use various website analytics tools and technologies regarding activities on our Site that require storage of web session data. The overall aim of these tools is to aid in making our Site easy to use, to proactively identify and correct error conditions and to provide more relevant advertising and content to you. These tools and technologies are also used to assist website visitors who report problems in the use of our Site. Stored web session data is used in accordance with this privacy policy.

 

We may employ cookies (i.e., small text files) that our Site may send to your browser for storage on your hard drive, and later processes may check for the presence of such cookies. We may use such cookies to make use of our Site easier by saving your status and preferences upon visits to our Site. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you may be able to change the settings in your browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. We may also employ cookies, web beacons, or site instrumentation, to monitor the behavior of visitors to our Site and activity on our Site, such as the number of visitors to our Site.

Third-party service providers may also place and administer cookies and web beacons via our Site or check for the presence of our cookies on your device. Such third parties may collect your anonymized information and perform website analytics as described in this privacy policy. We and/or such third parties may also use work product created by such third parties based upon web analytics data or other similar data collected from visitors to our Site in connection with providing you with more relevant advertising and content.

 

Information from Third-Party Sources. 

We may also collect information about you from third-party sources, including any information you make publicly available on Social Media platforms or other online or offline resources.

 

Third Party Websites and Applications. 

You may have the option to enter or link to a third-party website or application through our Site, or you may have the option to enter our Site from another third-party website or application. Since we cannot be assured that such third-party websites follow our privacy policies, we encourage you to ask questions and review the privacy policies of these third parties. We have no responsibility or liability for the actions or policies of these independent sites, do not endorse any product or service that may be mentioned or offered in such sites, and are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such sites. Please contact such third parties directly for questions or concerns regarding their privacy practices.

 

Security. 

We employ and maintain technology and security measures designed to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information on our Site, that information is subject to a variety of protections. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or receive from us.

 

Promotional E-mails. 

We may send you e-mails with promotional offers if you provide us with your email. If you would no longer like to receive e-mailed special event information, sales notifications or other messages from us, please send an e-mail to our Webmaster or follow the “Unsubscribe” instructions on such e-mails. Your e-mail address will be removed from our marketing list. Please allow us a reasonable period of time in order to satisfy your request, as some promotions may already be in process.

   

Personal identification information.

PantryMeals may collect personal information from users in a variety of ways in connection with activities, services, features, or resources we make available on our website. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, phone number and address. Users may, however, visit our website anonymously. We will collect personal information from users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to personally provide information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain business-related activities.

 

Non-personal identification information

PantryMeals may collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they interact with our site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the computer’s IP address, the type of computer and technical information about users means of connection to our site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

 

How we use collected information

PantryMeals may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To improve customer service…

Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.

  • To improve our Site…

We may use feedback you provide to improve our services. To send periodic emails We may use the email address to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.

 

Changes to this privacy policy

PantryMeals has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

 

Your acceptance of these terms

By using our website, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our site. Your continued use of the site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

 

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at privacy@pantrymeals.com, or please write to us at the following address:

 

Chief Data Officer

PantryMeals LLC

3571 Far West Blvd Ste. 20

Austin, TX 78731

©2020 PantryMeals LLC. All rights reserved.