Last Revised: January 28, 2020


1. OVERVIEW


This Privacy Policy describes the types of information that Prairie City Bakery, LLC (“Prairie City Bakery”, “we”, “our” and “us”) collect from visitors to and users of the pcbakery.com and members.pcbakery.com websites (each, a “Site”). This Privacy Policy also explains how Prairie City Bakery may use and disclose and protects such information, as well as your choices regarding it. Throughout this Privacy Policy, “information” includes personal information about you.


PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY, DO NOT USE OR VISIT A SITE. BY USING OR VISITING A SITE, YOU AGREE TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY.


 

2. INFORMATION COLLECTION

 

We collect the following types of information in the manner described below.

 

a. We collect information from and about you when you visit or use a Site.

 

Following are examples of ways in which you can visit or use a Site:

 

• To create, use or make changes (for example, corrections, updates, or deletions) to your online account with us (for example, to provide user name and password and any other information you provide such as comments);

 

• To provide contact information (for example, full name, address, email address and a telephone number), information for transactions with us and/or a third party through a Site, information provided in connection with products and services, and demographic information (for example, zip code); and

 

Information when you contact or otherwise interact with us or a third party (for example, your search queries on a Site, requests for information, signing up for newsletters, and reporting an issue with a Site).

 

b. We can receive information from or about you through a third party, including a third party service provider and/or a third party social networking service, which information can be used as described in this Privacy Policy.

 

c. We can automatically collect other information about you, including:

 

• Operating system;

 

• Browser type;


• Your Internet Protocol (IP) address;

 

• Domain name of your Internet service provider;

 

• Your geographic location;

 

• Site pages that you visit and the date and time of your visits; and

 

• Anonymized information.

 

d. We can collect information about you from:

 

• Third party social networking services;

 

• Publicly accessible sources; and

 

• Our third party service providers and other partners.

 

e. We can combine any of the information we collect from or about you and use it in the manner described in this Privacy Policy.


3. COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES; DO NOT TRACK


We, along with third parties, use cookies, Web beacons, and other technologies. These technologies are used for tracking and personalization and optimization of a Site.


a. Cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer.


· Persistent cookies remain on the visitor’s or user’s computer after the browser has been closed.


· Session cookies exist only during a visitor’s or user’s online session and disappear from the visitor’s or user’s computer when they close the browser software. You can instruct your browser to stop accepting cookies. But if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use all portions or all functionality of a Site.


b. Web Beacons. Web beacons or tags (small images embedded into websites or emails that send information about your computer when you visit a Site, or open an email we send to you) can be used either by us or a third party.


c. Third parties may collect personally identifiable information about an individual user's online activities over time and across different Internet services when a user uses a Site.


For information about Google Analytics, please see https://policies.google.com/privacy, https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites, https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/ and https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.


d. Do Not Track. At this time, we do not respond to “Do Not Track” signals sent from Web browsers or other mechanisms that provide users the ability to exercise choice regarding the collection of personally identifiable information about a user’s online activities over time and across third party Internet services.


Please see Information Collection above and Information Use, Disclosing Information, Children’s Privacy, Storage, Retention and Choices Regarding Your Information below.



4. INFORMATION USE


We or third parties may use the information we collect from and about you for any of the following purposes, subject to applicable law, including:


·         The purposes for which you provided it;


·         To respond to your inquiries and requests;


·         To create, use or make changes (for example, corrections, updates, or deletions) to your online account with us;


·         To send you information about your relationship with us;


·         To provide a Site to you, including any notifications about changes to a Site or our policies or terms;


·         To improve a Site;


·         To identify you as a user of a Site and make any verification regarding you or your agent;


·         To provide you with customized Site content;


·         To allow you to participate in surveys and questionnaires;


·         To contact you with information that we believe will be of interest to you, either by us or a third party;


·         For testing, research, and analysis that we or a third party can perform regarding a Site (for example, user base and Site usage);


·         To collect, compile and/or create anonymous data, which we or a third party can do, subject to applicable law, and which we or a third party can use for any purpose, subject to applicable law;


·         To analyze how you use a Site and to analyze a Site, which we or a third party can do;


·         To allow us to personalize your experience using a Site;


·         To send you communications via email, postal mail and/or telephone;


·         To allow you to participate in interactive features on a Site;


·         To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;



·         To investigate, and deter against fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity and otherwise protect our users and our business;



·         To administer and troubleshoot a Site;



·         In any other way we describe to you at the time you provide your information; and



·         As otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy.


Please see Information Collection and Cookies and Other Technologies; Do Not Track above and Disclosing Information, Children’s Privacy, Storage, Retention and Choices Regarding Your Information below.


5. DISCLOSING INFORMATION


Information can be disclosed to third parties in accordance with this Privacy Policy, subject to applicable law. Please note that a user can choose not to share certain information. Please see Information Collection, Cookies and Other Technologies; Do Not Track and Information Use above and Children’s Privacy, Storage, Retention and Choices Regarding Your Information below.


a. Third Parties and Service Providers.  We can use third parties or service providers to perform functions in connection with a Site (for example, providing services, data analysis, enhancing the information collected from or about you, business, professional or technical support activities, etc.). We may contract with third parties or service providers to send communications via email, postal mail and/or telephone, to support Site functionality, to support surveys, questionnaires and other features offered through a Site, and to provide customer service. In addition, a third party social networking service can make information from or about you available to us. Please see Choices Regarding Your Information - Social Networking below. We can use third parties or service providers to perform any of the actions or activities allowed under this Privacy Policy. We can share information about you that they need to perform their functions and in accordance with our agreements with them.


b. Business Changes. If we become involved in a merger, acquisition, sale of assets, divestiture, joint venture, securities offering, financing, bankruptcy, reorganization, liquidation, dissolution, or other transaction or if the ownership of all or substantially all of our business otherwise changes, we can share or transfer your information to a third party or parties and it can be used subsequently by such third party or parties.


c. Investigations and Law. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we can disclose information about you to third parties to:


· Enforce or apply agreements;


· Comply with law, in response to subpoenas, warrants, or court orders, or in connection with any law or legal process or cooperate with government or law enforcement agencies or officials or private parties, including laws outside of your country of residence;


· Protect our rights, reputation, safety and property or in an emergency, or that of our users or others;


· To resolve disputes;


· Protect against legal liability;


· Establish or exercise our rights to defend against legal claims; or


· To investigate, prevent or take action regarding suspected illegal activities, suspected fraud, the rights, reputation, safety or property of us, users or others, violation of our policies or agreements or as otherwise required by law.  


d. Site Analysis. We or a third party can analyze how you use a Site and can analyze a Site.


e. Anonymized Information. We can share anonymized information relating to visitors to and users of a Site with any third party for any purpose, subject to applicable law.


f. With Your Consent. We can share your information other than as described in this Privacy Policy if we notify you and you consent to this sharing.


g. At Your Request. We can share your information with any other individual or third party or service provider at your request.


h. For Any Other Purpose with Notice by Us. For any other purpose for which we provide you with notice, subject to applicable law.

i. Cookies and Other Technologies; Do Not Track. Please see Cookies and Other Technologies; Do Not Track above.


6. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES


This Privacy Policy applies only to a Site. The Site may have links to third-party websites, to which this Privacy Policy does not apply. The links from the Site do not imply that we endorse or have reviewed these websites. The policies and procedures we describe here do not apply to these websites. We neither can control nor are responsible for the privacy practices or content of these websites. We suggest reviewing the privacy policies of these websites.


7. CHILDREN'S PRIVACY


We do not knowingly collect personal information from individuals under age 18. If you are under the age of 18, please do not access, use, or submit any personal information through a Site. If you have reason to believe that we may have accidentally received personal information from an individual under age 18, please contact us immediately via email at inquiries@pcbakery.com.


8. SECURITY


Although we take physical, technological and administrative measures to protect the information you provide through a Site against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss or alteration and from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. No Internet or electronic communication transmission is ever fully secure or error free. Internet or electronic communications, including those sent through a Site, may not be secure. You should use caution whenever submitting information through a Site and take special care in deciding which information you provide us with.


9. STORAGE


Your personal information is stored on servers in various locations, including the United States. Your personal information may be disclosed in response to inquiries or requests from government authorities in the countries in which we operate. United States federal and state governments, courts, or law enforcement or regulatory agencies may be able to obtain disclosure of your information through laws applicable in the United States. By using a Site, you understand that your information can be transferred to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection rules that are different from those of your country.


Please see Information Collection, Cookies and Other Technologies; Do Not Track, Information Use, Disclosing Information and Children’s Privacy above and Retention and Choices Regarding Your Information below.


10. RETENTION


Prairie City Bakery will retain your personal information for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, while we have a legitimate business need to do so in connection with your account, or as required by law (for example, for legal, tax, accounting or other purposes), whichever is the longer.


 

If you have elected to receive email communications from us, we retain information about your email preferences until you opt out of receiving these email communications and in accordance with our policies.  


Please see Information Collection, Cookies and Other Technologies; Do Not Track, Information Use, Disclosing Information, Children’s Privacy and Storage above and Choices Regarding Your Information below.


11. CHOICES REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION


You have choices regarding your information on a Site.


a. Changing Your Information. You can make changes to your information, including accessing your information, correcting or updating your information or deleting your information by contacting us via toll-free telephone at (800) 338-5122 or via email at inquiries@pcbakery.com.

 

b. Email Communications. You can make changes regarding receiving emails from us by contacting us via toll-free telephone at (800) 338-5122 or via email at inquiries@pcbakery.com. You also can opt out of receiving marketing emails from us by following the opt out or unsubscribe instructions in each such email.


c. Cookies and Other Technologies; Do Not Track. Please see Cookies and Other Technologies; Do Not Track above.


d. Social Networking. You should make sure you are comfortable with the information that a third party social networking service can make available to us by carefully reviewing the service’s privacy policy and terms and conditions and by modifying your privacy settings directly on that service.


e. Please see Retention above.


Please see Information Collection, Cookies and Other Technologies; Do Not Track, Information Use, Disclosing Information, Children’s Privacy, Storage and Retention above.


12. CONTACT INFORMATION


If you have any comments or questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices described herein, you may contact us via mail, toll-free telephone, or email, as follows:


Mail:

Webmaster
Prairie City Bakery, LLC
100 Fairway Drive, # 138
Vernon Hills, IL 60061


Toll-free telephone:

(800) 338-5122


Email:

inquiries@pcbakery.com

13. REVISIONS TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY


We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time. Please review this Privacy Policy periodically, and especially before you provide any information. This Privacy Policy was made effective on the date indicated above.