Local Food Hub (“Publisher”) takes the privacy of our visitors and the security of their Personal Information very seriously. We provide this Privacy and Security Statement (“Statement”) because you have the right to know what Personal Information we collect, how it is protected and used and the circumstances under which it may be disclosed.
If you have further questions regarding this Statement, please contact us:
by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name and telephone number or email or postal address so that we can contact you; or
by letter to us at Local Food Hub, P.O. Box 4647, Charlottesville VA 22905 making sure to include your name and mailing address or telephone number so that we can contact you.
To Whom this Statement Applies
This Statement only applies to Publisher. This Statement does not apply to affiliated entities of Publisher or to third parties.
The Personal Information We Collect
Publisher only collects Personal Information that you voluntarily submit through our Web site(s). “Personal Information” includes information such as your name, street and e-mail addresses, and telephone number(s). We do not automatically collect Personal Information without your knowledge.
Uses of Personal Information
When you submit Personal Information or authorize the submission of Personal Information to Publisher, you will be asked to decide how we may use your information. Unless we specifically tell you otherwise before you submit Personal Information, we will only use it to:
- Better understand your viewing habits, desires and needs;
- Help us understand how we can improve our products, services, and website(s); and
- Contact you to ask for your opinion or willingness to participate in certain activities; or events.
These options give you the opportunity to control the usage of your Personal Information by “opting out” of our systems. In the event you have not given permission for certain Personal Information to be posted or published on the LocalFoodHub.org site, please contact us immediately:
- by email at email@example.com and include your name and telephone number or email or postal address so that we can contact you; or
- by letter to us at Local Food Hub, P.O. Box 4647, Charlottesville VA 22905 making sure to include your name and mailing address or telephone number so that we can contact you.
To improve your visit to our site(s), we may use “cookies” to obtain non-Personal Information (cookies are text information files that your browser places on your computer when you visit a web site). We may aggregate this data to analyze the viewing habits of our site visitors, but it will not be associated with any personally identifiable data.
Sharing Your Personal Information With Others
Publisher will not use or share your Personal Information in ways unrelated to the uses described above unless we provide you with prior notice and give you an opportunity to change your usage preferences.
Unless you give us prior consent or make a specific request, Publisher will not trade, sell, or share your Personal Information with any person or entity other than appropriate authorized individuals within Publisher and its subsidiaries, affiliates and representatives, unless required by law or as disclosed to you before the information is collected.
How You Can Control the Use of Your Personal Information
To modify your Personal Information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will make every effort to respond to your requests in a timely manner.
If you have already submitted Personal Information to LocalFoodHub.org or given permission for Personal Information to be submitted, posted, uploaded, or published, you may opt-out of Publisher’s future use of that information by sending a specific email request to email@example.com. Upon receiving and verifying your request to the best of our ability, we will delete your Personal Information from our records.
There are known methods that spammers can use to hide their identity by using other people’s email address to send out emails. If you have any question about the genuineness of an email you receive that appears to be from Publisher or LocalFoodHub.org, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and do not furnish Personal Information in response to the email.
Security of Your Information
The security of your Personal Information is very important to us. We use technical and managerial procedures appropriate to protect your Personal Information and prevent its disclosure outside Local Food Hub and those service professionals with whom we do business. Only those authorized by Local Food Hub or you will be granted access to your Personal Information.
In addition to careful consideration about what information you share and whom you share it with, we recommend that everyone develop good security habits. These include protecting and regularly changing your password, using computer virus protection, logging off when you finish using your computer, and considering the use of file or email encryption programs.
The Federal Trade Commission has established rules for Web site operators to make sure that children’s privacy is protected while they’re online. These rules, which went into effect on April 21, 2000, are part of the 1998 Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) and Local Food Hub’s website of LocalFoodHub.org operates in compliance with COPPA. For more detailed information on COPPA, please visit: http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/pubs/online/kidsprivacy.htm.
Enforcement of Policies or Consumer Concerns
If you believe Publisher has not adhered to these practices or if you have any concerns related to the privacy of your Personal Information, please notify us by e-mail at email@example.com, or write us at:
Local Food Hub
P.O. Box 4647
Charlottesville VA 22905
We will make every effort to investigate and correct the problem promptly.
Publisher may modify or amend this Statement from time to time. Please check back for updates.
Links to Other Sites
We provide links to affiliated entities and on occasion to other sites we think you may enjoy. These sites operate independently of Publisher and have established their own privacy and security policies. For the best online experience, we encourage you to review these policies before submitting any Personal Information through these sites.
Consent to Transfer
LocalFoodHub.org is operated in Virginia, United States. Please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to Virginia, United States. By using LocalFoodHub.org and/or providing us with your Personal Information through this Site, you consent to this transfer.
Updates to this Statement
We will update this Statement from time to time to reflect changes in our business. If we change how we use your Personal Information or the purposes or entities for and to which we disclose your Personal Information we will post the policy change notification on our website.
Our current Privacy Statement was last updated February 4, 2009.