NS Brands Ltd. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (as “NatureSweet” and/or “we” and/or “us” and/or “our”) have developed certain privacy practices to maintain these standards and comply with applicable laws, rules, and regulations, including the Children’s Online Privacy Practices Act (“COPPA”).
We recognize our obligations to adhere to the highest standards of integrity for our online visitors, users, consumer, clients and potential clients (the “Users”).
We follow country and state data protection laws and we cooperate with data protection authorities.
We want to provide you with as much transparency and control as possible over your Personal Data. And at anytime, when you request it, you can:
(a) access your Personal Data;
(b) remove your Personal Data from our database;
(c) correct Personal Data that you have claimed to be inaccurate; and
(d) know for how long your Personal Data is kept.
2. COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA.
We do not require Users to submit Personal Data to visit our website; however, we do require Users to submit Personal Data through our Sites, to register for specific online promotions, to participate in certain online programs, surveys, newsletters, other transactions and/or activities.
On a particular NatureSweet registration page through or Sites, we may request the User’s Persona Data. NatureSweet will calculate the User’s age via the DOB entry field during the registration process. We do not collect Personal Data from children under 13 years of age on our Sites. NatureSweet reserves the right to limit participation in particular promotions and programs to 18 years of age or older Users only. Most of our Sites are designed and intended for adults. Where one of our Sites is intended for a younger audience, we get consent from a parent or guardian in accordance with local law.
3. USES AND PURPOSES OF PERSONAL DATA.
We use Personal Data submitted by Users to keep track of their participation in our promotions and programs, to respond to questions or comments, to notify a User if he, she, or them is a potential winner of a promotion, to send particular messages regarding our Sites, products, promotions and/or programs, to provide Users with access to special features or features of our Sites, and for internal purposes.
We do not sell, rent, individually post, or otherwise disclose any Personal Data about our Users to third parties for marketing purposes. We may hire trusted third parties to help us with our Sites, promotions and/or programs, and those third parties may have limited access to your Personal Data for the sole purpose of performing their services, subject to confidentiality obligations. During specific joint promotions, Users may have the option to submit their Personal Data to and/or receive future communications from the joint promotion partner. If Users opt-in to share Personal Data with third parties, NatureSweet is not responsible for the third-party content or the use of that Personal Data by such third parties.
NatureSweet may also collect Non-Personal Data from our Users, such as the User’s type of browser, operating system, and domain names (the “Non-Personal Data”). The Non-Personal Data we collect enables us to track the total number of Users to each of our Sites in an aggregate form and is used by NatureSweet to improve and update our Sites, products, and services. Aggregate Non-Personal Data may be shared with third parties if Users send us any comments, suggestions, additional information, ideas, concepts, knowledge, or techniques. In that case, NatureSweet is free to use the Personal Data worldwide, in perpetuity, without acknowledgment or compensation, for any purpose, including developing, manufacturing, or marketing products and/or modifying or improving our Sites.
4. REMOVAL OF PERSONAL DATA.
If you have opted to participate in a NatureSweet promotion and/or program and/or to receive information from us, or shared in the Sites your Personal Data. In that case, you may correct your Personal Data when applicable or cancel your registration and request to remove your Personal Data from our databases by “unsubscribing” utilizing the link contained in our communications to you, by writing to us through our Contact Us form or by contacting NatureSweet Consumer Affairs at 1-800-315-8209 on weekdays between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. CT, requesting the removal of your Personal Data.
5. SHARE AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA.
The Personal Data collected through the Sites will only be communicated and shared with a third party in the case of advertising or marketing, and the approval of the Users will be expressly requested.
We may also share or disclose your Personal Data to comply with the law, respond to a legal process, comply with a subpoena or investigate Users complaints or possible breaches of law, protect the integrity of the Sites, fulfill your requests, or cooperate in any legal investigation.
6. RETENTION OF PERSONAL DATA.
We will keep your Personal Data obtained through the Sites continuously for as long as we have a legitimate business purpose in order to provide you with more information about NatureSweet.
7. SECURITY OF PERSONAL DATA.
NatureSweet has adopted the legally required technical and organizational measures in its information system, in order to guarantee the security and confidentiality of the stored Personal Data of Users, thus avoiding, as far as possible, its alteration, loss, leak, treatment or unauthorized access.
8. STORAGE OF PERSONAL DATA.
All Personal Data delivered to NatureSweet will be treated and stored with absolute confidentiality and under the standards defined by all contracts and confidentiality policies. The foregoing under absolute privacy and only available to Users in case they want to access their own Personal Data.