www.foodhandler.com respects your privacy. Our guidelines for protecting the information you provide us during your visit to our Web site appear below.
This statement discloses the privacy practices for www.foodhandler.com. We have designed foodhandler.com so that no personal identifying information is displayed online or is accessible to the general public. You can browse the FoodHandler web site and online catalog without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. To obtain access to special site features including distributor promotional and incentive information, product availability and contract pricing, we ask that you register on our site.
Sharing of Information
We do not sell, rent, or share any customer information that we collect on our site except for the purposes described here. For advertising purposes, visitor and customer information is statistically aggregated and reported to advertisers. However, we do not disclose to these entities any information that could be used to personally identify you, such as your name, email address, account, password, or transaction history.
foodhandler.com contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are ‘clicking’ to another Web site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites, as their privacy policies may differ from ours.
foodhandler.com uses software tags called “cookies” to identify customers and track shopping baskets when they visit our site. Additionally, cookies help us to identify returning users so that we don’t ask them to register with every visit. They also help us understand your buying preferences and customize our service to your needs. By recording which areas of the site you visit, cookies allow us to present information, products, and special offers that are most likely to be of interest to you. The information we collect with cookies is not sold, rented, or shared with any outside parties. We cannot provide a total secured shopping experience to users whose browsers are set to reject cookies.
foodhandler.com maintains log files of the traffic that visits the foodhandler.com site. We do not link any information gathered in these log files to personally identifying information. Log files are used to manage traffic loads and information technology requirements for providing reliable service. Information collected includes IP addresses and browser types.
We collect user feedback. Users who would like a response to specific questions concerning the service or their subscriptions are directed to the customer service area. These questions will be responded to as quickly as possible. We read all of our customer service queries and use the information contained therein only to resolve the question at hand. We also post surveys on our site, ranging from one to ten questions. These surveys are optional and all information is collected anonymously. The information is collected to better understand our user population. It is not sold or transferred to any third party.
All information gathered on the foodhandler.com site is stored and maintained in secure facilities that limit access to authorized personnel only. Our personnel can only access the information through a series of access-control procedures. All foodhandler.com employees are briefed about the company’s privacy and security policies on a regular basis. The foodhandler.com Web site is regularly tested for security breaches to ensure that all information collected is secure from unauthorized viewing.