This policy will explain the following:
KITCHNBOX shall take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information of users. For the purpose of this clause, "personal information" shall be defined as detailed in the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000 (PAIA). The PAIA may be downloaded from: www.polity.org.za
We receive this information because you voluntarily give it to us via email, subscribing to our newsletter, or other direct contact. We will not sell, transfer, assign, or rent this information to anyone without your prior consent.
We will use your information to respond and communicate with you. We will not share your information with any third party or entity outside of our company, other than as necessary to fulfill your orders.
We may release account and other personal information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law; or protect the rights, property, or safety of our company, customers, vendors, and others. This includes exchanging information with other entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Examples of some of the information we may gather and retain are personal information, reviews, public profile information, information submitted to surveys (created by us or a third party), personal messages by and through this site, and posts to message boards or forums. We may augment personal information you provide with additional information gathered from other companies for marketing purposes.
The email address you provide for order processing, will only be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order.
As part of registration, you may be asked to setup a personal profile which may contain personal information publicly available. We might offer technology to hide certain portions of this information. But note, once this is done, it may take some time for the major search engines to cycle-out their cached search results which may temporarily contain that information. However, we have no direct power to intervene in this process or change that timing.
We use your email address only to contact you regarding any updates, events that occur within the site, your orders, or to reply to customer service requests, or other communications of which you have agreed to participate. If you signed-up for the receipt of information, you can unsubscribe from that service. We do not give your email address to any other entity, nor do we send email spams or ones that have not been requested by you.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, please send us an email at email@example.com with unsubscribe as the subject.
You may opt-out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time and for any reason by contacting us via email:
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.
Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as through PayPal), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. One way to verify this is by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
We provide security as best we can under current industry standards, which encrypts information inputted.
You may decide to participate in a social network, community, or forum we implement. By doing so, you automatically acknowledge that the information transmitted is then in the public domain. We reserve the rights to examine all such content or user behavior and make sure it abides by the terms of service. If it does not, we reserve the right to remove any such content deemed inappropriate in our ultimate discretion. We suggest you not provide personal or confidential information when making these postings.
We may decide to send e-mail blasts including information we think you find interesting. You can opt-out of receiving these emails at any time. We can also decide to use third-party advertising companies to place ads and banner when you visit our website. These advertisers may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to target their advertising campaigns. This is known as “Online Behavioral Advertising". One of the ways of learning more about this system or opting-out is to visit: www.aboutads.info.
In order to use this website, you will be asked to complete a registration form. During registration a user is required to give certain information (such as name and email address). This information is used to contact you about the products/services on our site of which you might find interesting.
To use our site requires that you create a user ID and password. You agree to be solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of such password and for any activity that occurs through its use. Please strictly protect its confidentiality. We cannot be responsible for any loss or damage arising from your failure to maintain the confidentiality of your password.
We will request information from you on our order forms. To buy from us, you must provide contact information (like name and email) and financial information (PayPal information, authorized user, and billing address). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill your orders. We may also use this information to contact you if there is any problem with processing.
We may aggregated demographic information with vendors and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.
We use a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes, other than the mere fact that they are filling your order.
We reserve the right to partner with another company to provide various services. When you sign-up for these services, we will share contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the specific purposes for which they have been retained.
When we have independent contractors work on our web site, including but not limited to IT specialists, programmers, coders, and SEO experts, we may provide your personal information so that they can fulfill their duties. We inform them that they have no right to share your personal information.
We may decide to implement a customer review section which gives ratings and comments as to our vendors and advertisers, as well as our services. When you do so, this may be reviewed by us and others in the public domain. We can use this to better seek quality vendors and advertisers. We may, but are not required to, implement the option of hiding your profile.
This web site contains links to other sites. This may include links to other companies that provide products and services pertaining to your site. This can consist of both advertisers and our vendors. Understand that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of those other sites. We recommend that when you leave our site, that you read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personal information.
We may decide to provide information via customer surveys or contests. Participation will be completely voluntary. But if you participate, information requested may include contact information (such as name, address and email) and demographic information (such as city, state, zip code and age). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the user the experience of our site.
We may enter into co-branding or partnering relationships with third-party web sites and companies who provide similar services or products. In so doing, we may share your personal information with them.
Any blog on this site abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. Any compensation received that may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.
The owner of this blog is not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blog owners. If we claim or appear to be experts on a certain topic or product or service area, we will only endorse products or services that we believe, based on our expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.
We welcome your comments; in fact we encourage input. By doing so, you will not receive any secondary or promotional material, unless specifically requested. The comments are not confidential and will become our sole property with the reservation of all rights. We retain the right to use and publish such submissions in any manner we deem appropriate, commercial or otherwise, without compensation or credit. However, we will not identify you as the source without your consent.
It may become necessary for us to cooperate with law enforcement agencies, as well as other parties or entities to enforce laws and regulations as to intellectual property rights, Internet fraud, ID theft, harassment, or other rights. As such, we will disclose as much of your information as we deem necessary to comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on us and assist in any investigation.
We comply with the US-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the US-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the US Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/. As part of our participation in the Safe Harbor program, we agree to resolve disputes pursuant to the policies with the American Arbitration Association (AAA)/ International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR). For information about AAA / ICDR. Please see http://go.adr.org/safeharbor.
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging into their control panel and going to the 'Edit Profile' page.
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
We save your personal information until your membership is terminated and you unsubscribe to our services and email notifications. To terminate your membership, contact Customer Service at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Once termination occurs, your personal information cannot be recovered. However, even after termination, your personal information may remain on our archived database and records.
This policy was last modified on 07 December 2015.
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at Terms and Conditions.
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