Privacy Policy

Amended as of June 6, 2017 International Food Trader, LLC Privacy Policy describes the information that the INTERNATIONAL FOOD TRADER websites (collectively, the “Sites” or “we”) collect about you, how we use that information, and the choices you can make about the uses of your personal information.

What Information Do We Collect?

We collect personal information you give us, either by registering as a subscriber on our Sites or by participating in Interactive Areas available on our Sites. Personal information is information that identifies a person, like a name or address or email. We collect certain other non-identifying information automatically, such as statistics on website usage patterns through the use of cookies and other technologies, when you visit our Sites.

How Do We Use the Information We Collect?

Our Sites use your personal information to communicate with you and to complete transactions. We may share your personal information and aggregate information with third parties who sponsor ads or with whom we partner for joint activities. ‪We may share your personal information with operational providers that help us fulfill certain business functions and with other third parties to comply with legal processes such as subpoenas and court orders and when we believe in good faith that the law requires the sharing of your personal information. We or our operational providers use information collected through cookies and other technologies to analyze site usage activity and patterns to help improve the Sites.

What Choices Do I Have About How My Personal Information Is Used?

Once you provide our Sites with personal information, we will correct, update, or remove your details or process your request to be removed from future communications if you contact us using the information listed below.

How Can I Ask Questions or Raise Concerns?

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy. Contact us at: hello@goIFT.com

What Does This Privacy Policy Cover?

International Food Trader, LLC owns and operates goift.com websites. International Food Trader, LLC respects and values your privacy. We have created this Privacy Policy to describe the personal information we collect when you visit our Sites and how we use that information. This Privacy Policy applies to goIFT.com.

What Information Do We Collect?

Personal Information. Personal information is any information that allows our Sites to identify an individual consumer, such as a name, phone number, business address or email address. Certain information is only personal information when it is linked to other information, such as your name. For example, your birth date and gender are only personal information when associated with you. To become a subscribing member of one of our Sites or to access our services, you may be required to provide personal information or information needed to process subscription payment. Similar information may also be required to participate in other online activities, contests, or Interactive Areas. “Interactive Areas” may include forums, message boards, article or blog comment areas, reader photo upload, SMS text messaging and mobile alerts. Posting Reviews or Comments and Use of Interactive Areas. We collect information when you submit it for posting on our Sites. Any communication you submit or that may be posted to any public area of our Sites, such as a comment on a blog posting or a review, is a public communication and may be viewed by the general public. Therefore, you acknowledge and understand that you have no expectation of privacy or confidentiality in the content you submit to such services over our Sites, whether or not it includes personal information. If you display your personal information in any communication submitted to such services or features, other individuals may collect and use your personal information. The Sites are not responsible for, nor can we guarantee the protection of, any personal information you disclose in a communication submitted to such services or features for posting or contained in an email or other communication submitted to us for such posting, and thus, you acknowledge that if you disclose personal information in any such material, you do so at your own risk. Non-Personal Information. To gauge the effectiveness of our Sites, we may collect non-personal information about our members and visitors, such as Internet server and browser identification, the Internet service provider used, click-stream information, the web page from which a person enters our site, webpages visited, duration of visit and domain type. However, this information does not reveal your identity. We gather this information through the use of cookies and similar devices as discussed below.

How Do We Use the Information We Collect?

Use of Personal Information. We collect personal information for several important purposes, including to operate our subscription membership base, protect the security of our visitors and the Sites, improve our service and Sites, distribute notifications, allow participation in Interactive Areas, and for future marketing and/or promotional use. We may also survey visitors about various topics of interest, experiences, media consumption preferences and how we can improve our Sites and services. Response to our surveys is entirely voluntary. The Sites or our operational providers may enhance or merge the information we collect with other data collected from other sources, such as demographic data including age and gender, to enhance our marketing activities. We may offer SMS text message mobile alerts for breaking news. We may also offer an “Email This” feature that allows visitors to email a link to another person to inform them about an article or feature on the Sites. We may produce contests or special events with the support of promotional partners. For your convenience, we may provide the opportunity to purchase certain goods, merchandise and services through the Site. Companies other than International Food Trader, LLC may process these transactions. We may also use outside companies to provide or operate Interactive Areas. We call these companies that conduct our e-commerce operations, order and contest fulfillment and/or contract services “operational providers.” They are third parties that perform services on our behalf. If you choose to use these optional services, our operational providers will request certain personal information in order to fulfill your order or request. The voluntary submission of your personal information to these operational providers, including your order or request, will be governed by the specific provider’s terms of use and privacy policies. We will store this information in our membership database. We may also share personal information with operational providers for the purpose of facilitating your experience on our Sites, for example, to allow you to register, log in, post a comment or receive an email newsletter. We also request that these providers only use the personal information for the purpose of conducting the sale or fulfilling the requested service or order. However, the Sites are not responsible for the collection, use and disclosure practices of operational providers. Use of Non-Personal Information Including Cookies. The Sites use cookies and other tracking devices. A cookie is a small data file that contains a unique identification number that a website places on your hard drive when you visit a website. The cookie is able to store information such as data about your computer, the type of browser you use and how many times your computer visits a certain site. The cookies we use on the Sites do not contain any personal information. Cookies enable us to track how often visitors are visiting our Sites and specific pages, the number of entries in specific events, the estimated audience size for sponsors and advertisers and user preferences. You can refuse to use cookies by turning them off in your browser. However, you may find that some areas on the Sites will be slower, or may not function at all, and you may not be able to participate in certain activities, such as commenting, contests or sweepstakes, if the cookies are disabled. We do not use so-called “Flash cookies” or other “Locally Stored Objects,” which allow persistent storage and retrieval of information about your browsing sessions, even if you delete or block standard cookies. Use and Collection of Information by Operational Providers. For the convenience of our visitors, we may provide the opportunity to purchase certain goods, merchandise and services through this website. Companies other than International Food Trader, LLC, its parents, partners, affiliates or subsidiaries may handle some of these transactions. We call these companies that conduct our e-commerce operations, order fulfillment and/or contract services “operational providers.” If you choose to use these optional services, our operational providers will request your personal information to fulfill your order or request. The voluntary submission of your personal information to these operational providers, including your order or request, will be governed by the specific provider’s terms of usage and privacy policies. To facilitate an order or request, we may share your personal information with the provider. The operational provider may also share your personal information with us. International Food Trader, LLC, its parents, affiliates and subsidiaries are not responsible for the collection, use and disclosure practices of operational providers, nor is International Food Trader, LLC responsible or liable for the products or services provided by operational providers. Who Do We Share Your Personal Information With? Sharing of Information with Partners. We may collect and provide aggregate information about our visitors to our advertisers, sponsors, promotional partners and affiliates, such as how many persons visited a particular page or activity, the average age of our visitors on the site or page, or the likes and dislikes of our visitors, but this information does not include personal information about any individual visitor. Other Information Sharing. Other than as disclosed in this Privacy Policy, we only share or disclose your personal information with companies other than International Food Trader, LLC and its affiliates when it is required by law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request; when we believe disclosure would enhance or improve operation of the Sites or certain website services and/or when we believe disclosure is necessary to protect the safety of our visitors. – The Sites may in the future share personal information with our parents, partners, and affiliates to conduct joint activities. – When you send us an email, we will reasonably safeguard your email address and other personal contact information. However, we may disclose the content of your email to other persons in accordance with our Terms of Use Agreement. What Choices Do I Have About How My Personal Information Is Used? You can choose not to provide our Sites with any personal information. If personal information you provide our Sites changes, if you no longer wish to receive a service or marketing communications from us or if you wish to inquire about the information we hold about you, please contact us using the contact information below and we will correct, update or remove your details or process your request to be removed from future communications. Additionally, you can opt out of any email communications you receive from us using the opt-out links found at the bottom of each email we send. What About Links to Third Party Websites? The Sites contain links, sometimes in the form of ads or links to other sites, such as information about other business services or products, to other sites, including sites operated by other entities. These advertisers and sites that have links on our Sites may collect personal information directly from you and/or use their own tracking technologies. When you link to or visit an advertiser’s or sponsor’s website, we may frame the site with one of our Sites’ logos; however, you will be subject to the privacy policy and terms of use agreement of that website operator. International Food Trader, LLC is not responsible for the privacy policies or contents of our advertisers, sponsors or other sites or businesses to which we provide hyperlinks or access. Please visit the sites of these businesses to review their privacy policies. Is My Personal Information Protected? We endeavor to safeguard and protect you personal information. When you submit personal information on our Sites, such information is protected both online and offline. Only employees and supervisors with specific authorization have access to databases containing visitors’ personal information. Credit card information is transmitted via encrypted technology. Please be advised that, although we take reasonable technological precautions to protect your data, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, our Sites cannot warrant that your information will be absolutely secure. Any transmission of data through our Sites is at your own risk. What About Changes to This Privacy Policy? We may periodically modify, alter or otherwise update this Privacy Policy. We may also change or update our Privacy Policy if we add new services or features. We will notify you of any material changes to this Privacy Policy by posting the revised policy with the date it was revised on this page. We encourage you to review our Privacy Policy on a regular basis to stay informed about how we are protecting the personal information we collect. Your continued use of our Sites constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy and any updates. What if International Food Trader, LLC Goes Out of Business? In the event of a corporate change in control resulting from, for example, a sale to, or merger with, another entity, or in the event of a sale of assets or a bankruptcy, International Food Trader, LLC reserves the right to transfer your personal information to the new party in control or the party acquiring assets. What About Children’s Privacy? We have developed our Sites to appeal to adult visitors over the age of 18, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from persons under the age of 18. If we learn that we have personal information for a child under the age of 18, we will delete that information. How Can You Ask Questions or Raise Concerns? Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy. Contact us at: hello@goIFT.com

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Last updated: June 2017