COLLECTION AND USE OF INFORMATION
Additionally, when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Website, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers, email address, and phone number).
Of further note about the information we collect:
Registration Information: When you register with the Websites, we collect your email address. You may update or change your registration information by emailing us at: email@example.com. When you register for the Applications, we collect your name and email address. You may also create a user name and password, which you are responsible for keeping confidential and not sharing with any third parties.
Feedback and Other User Content: When you provide feedback on the Applications, we collect your name, email, company, phone number, password, machine ID, mobile device type and ID, and specific feedback on your use of the Applications. In addition, you may be able to provide content, such as recipes and reviews, through the Websites, Services, Applications and Appliances (“User Content”). Any User Content you provide using the public sharing features of the Websites, Services, Applications and Appliances will be considered “public,” unless otherwise required by applicable law, and is not subject to the privacy protections referenced herein. We use your feedback and User Content to develop, implement and improve the features and functionality of our Websites, Services, Applications and Appliances.
Communications: When you register with the Websites, in the Application, or on the Appliance, we may send you communications about CocoTerra, including promotional, marketing, and advertising information and recommendations that CocoTerra believes may be of interest to you . Consistent with applicable laws, you can opt out of certain email communications by clicking “unsubscribe” on those communications, but note that you cannot opt out of receiving certain administrative or legal notices from us.
Inquiries: You may have the option on the Websites, Services, Application or Appliance to contact us regarding our products and Services and other inquiries you may have. We may collect your name, email address and other information that you provide to respond to your inquiry.
Automatically Collected Information: We collect and may store information about your use of the Websites, Services, Applications and Appliances, such as your search activity, the screens or pages you view, and the date and time of your visit. We also collect and may store information that your computer, mobile device or Appliance provides to us in connection with your use of the Websites, Services, Applications and Appliances, such as your browser type and version, Appliance type and version, type of computer or mobile device, computer connection, browser language, IP address, ad data, mobile carrier, unique mobile device identifier, Wi-Fi connection, geo-location, and requested and referring URLs. In addition, we automatically collect certain information when you use the Applications and Appliances including what recipes are used, created, deleted, when and how often recipes are used, as well as ratings, comments and feedback on recipes. We also collect Application and Appliance performance data to optimize, diagnose, update and troubleshoot hardware, software and recipes.
Geo-location: If you use our Applications and Appliances, and if you have provided permission through your devices to allow us to collect location information through the Applications or Appliances, we may obtain your physical location information from technologies like GPS, Wi-Fi, or cell tower proximity. The Application and Appliance may use the geo-location features (GPS or network-based) and geo-location information that is collected to provide you information regarding CocoTerra, events and promotional offers. You are able to withdraw your permission for CocoTerra to acquire physical location information from your device through your device settings, although CocoTerra does not control this process. If you have questions about how to disable your mobile device’s location services, we recommend you contact your mobile device service provider or the mobile device manufacturer.
COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
We may use the information we collect about you to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page here.
You can opt out of targeted advertising by using the links below :
The online advertising industry also provides websites from which you may opt out of receiving targeted ads from data partners and other advertising partners that participate in self-regulatory programs. You can access these and learn more about targeted advertising and consumer choice and privacy by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative, the Digital Advertising Alliance, the European Digital Advertising Alliance, and the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada.
CALIFORNIA DO NOT TRACK DISCLOSURE
Do Not Track is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers. Please note we do not respond or alter our Website’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal or similar mechanism from your browser. However, you can disable your cookies as discussed above.
SHARING YOUR INFORMATION
We may share the information we collect about you with third parties in connection with your use of the Websites, Services, Applications and Appliances. Our information-sharing with third parties falls into these categories and purposes:
Agents, Contractors, Business Partners and Service Providers: We may share your information with our agents, contractors, business partners or other service providers and third parties as needed to host, operate, and carry out the performance and functionality of the Websites, Services, Applications and Appliances, make improvements, fulfill your requests, facilitate relevant marketing, or provide customer support.
Advertising Partners: We may share your personal information with third-party advertising partners. These third-party advertising partners may set Cookies and other tracking tools on our Websites, Services, Applications and Appliances to collect information regarding your activities and your device (e.g., your IP address, cookie identifiers, page(s) visited, location, time of day). These advertising partners may use this information (and similar information collected from other services) for purposes of delivering personalized advertisements to you when you visit digital properties within their networks. This practice is commonly referred to as “interest-based advertising” or “personalized advertising.”
APIs/SDKs: We may use third-party Application Program Interfaces (“APIs”) and Software Development Kits (“SDKs”) as part of the functionality of our Websites, Services, Applications and Appliances. For more information about our use of APIs and SDKs, please contact us as set forth below.
Business Transfers: If we are acquired by or merged with another company, if substantially all of our assets are transferred to another company, or as part of a bankruptcy proceeding, we may transfer the information we have collected from you to the other company.
Aggregate Information: CocoTerra may share information relating to visitors and users of the Websites, Services, Applications and Appliances with affiliated or unaffiliated third parties on an aggregate basis. While this information will not identify you personally, in some instances these third parties may be able to combine this information with other data they have about you, or that they receive from third parties, in a manner that allows them to associate this aggregated data with your personal data.
Investigations: We may investigate and disclose information from or about you, as permitted by applicable law, if we have a good faith belief that such investigation or disclosure is (a) reasonably necessary to comply with legal process and law enforcement instructions and orders, such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute, judicial proceeding, or other legal process served on us; (b) helpful to prevent, investigate, or identify possible wrongdoing; or (c) helpful to protect our rights, reputation, property, or that of our users, subsidiaries, or the public.
User Content: Please note that your User Content may be made publicly available to other users and the public in general, and so should not be considered to be submitted on a confidential basis. You agree that we are free to use, publish, distribute, reproduce, publicly display and publicly perform the User Content and feedback for any purpose, including without limitation any business or commercial purpose, worldwide in any and all formats (whether now known or hereafter created) and without restriction and without any requirement to compensate you or seek approval from you.
YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS
In accordance with applicable law, you may have the right to:
- Access Personal Information about you, including: (i) confirming whether we are processing your personal information; (ii) obtaining access to or a copy of your personal information; and (iii) receiving an electronic copy of personal information that you have provided to us, or asking us to send that information to another company (the “right of data portability”);
- Request Correction of your personal information where it is inaccurate or incomplete. In some cases, we may provide self-service tools that enable you to update your personal information;
- Request Deletion of your personal information;
- Request Restriction of or Object to our processing of your personal information; and
- Withdraw your Consent to our processing of your personal information.
You may exercise these rights by contacting us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. We will use reasonable efforts to honor these requests as required by applicable laws.
YOUR PRIVACY CHOICES
Email Communications. We may send periodic promotional or informational emails to you. You may opt-out of such communications by following the opt-out instructions contained in the e-mail or your profile settings, if applicable. Please note that it may take up to 10 business days for us to process opt-out requests. If you opt-out of receiving emails about recommendations or other information we think may interest you, we may still send you e-mails about your account or any Services you have requested or received from us.
Mobile Devices. We may send you push notifications through our Application. You may opt out from receiving these push notifications by changing the settings on your mobile device. With your consent, we may also collect precise location-based information via our Application. You may opt out of this collection by changing the settings on your mobile device.
Text Messages. You may opt out of receiving text messages from us by following the instructions in the text message/replying “STOP” to a text message you have received from us or by otherwise contacting us.
ACCOUNT TERMINATION AND DATA RETENTION
Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. The Websites, Services, Applications and Appliances are intended for general audiences and are not directed to children under 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use or register with the Websites, Services or Applications at any time or in any manner. If we learn that personal information has been collected on the Websites or through the Services, Applications or Appliances from persons under 13 years of age and without verifiable parental consent, then we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child under 13 years has registered with the Websites, Services, Applications or Appliances, then you may alert us at: email@example.com and request that we delete that child’s personal information from our systems.
We use certain physical, managerial, and technical safeguards that are designed to improve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or store on the Websites, Services, Applications and Appliances, and you do so at your own risk. We cannot guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. We have taken appropriate safeguards to require that your personal information will remain protected and require our third-party service providers and partners to have appropriate safeguards as well. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we do not accept liability for unauthorized disclosure.
By using our Services or providing personal information to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of our Services. If we learn of a security system’s breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically by posting a notice on our Services, by mail or by sending an email to you.
Please note that the Websites, Services, Applications, and Appliances are primarily directed towards users who reside in the United States. By using the Websites, Applications, Services and Appliances, you consent to the collection, storage, processing, and transfer of your information in and to the United States, which may not offer the same level of privacy protection as your own country. We endeavor to safeguard your information consistent with the requirements of applicable laws.
If you are a European resident, you have the rights set forth about in “Your Privacy Rights.” If you would like to exercise these rights, please contact us through the contact information below.
Additionally, if you are a European resident, we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Website), or otherwise to pursue legitimate business interests listed herein. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
Last Updated: March 15, 2021