Privacy Policy


This privacy policy sets out how the People's Food Co-op of Kalamazoo uses and protects any information that you give the People's Food Co-op of Kalamazoo when you use this website.

 

People's Food Co-op of Kalamazoo is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

 

People's Food Co-op of Kalamazoo may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page occasionally to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from April 12, 2012.

 

What we collect

We may collect the email addresses of those who communicate with us by email, as well as the content of such emails.

 

In addition, we collect click-stream data and HTTP protocol elements through access logs. This information is not personally identifiable and is used for website and system administration including: research and development, user analysis and business decision-making.

 

What we do with the information we gather

We use this information to understand your needs and provide you with better service, in particular for the following reasons:

  • We may use the information to address your individual inquiries and/or comments.

  • We may use the information for internal record keeping.

  • We may use the email addresses of those who contact us to contact existing or potential business customers. We will not share business email addresses you give us with other third parties for their purposes.

  • We may use the information to improve our business, including our website, products, and services. To this end, we may share certain, nonidentifying information with third parties.

  • We may use the information to allow web applications to repond to you as an individual. A web application may tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

  • We may also use the information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.

In addition, Google Analytics data is shared with Google. For more information on Google's Privacy Policies, visit: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

 

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

 

Information about “Cookies”

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.

 

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

 

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

 

How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information

Upon your request, we will provide you with a description of the information that we maintain about you. We will accommodate all reasonable requests. Please contact us by email at outreach@peoplesfoodco-op.org or in writing address below.

 

How To Contact Us

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, you can contact us at:

People's Food Co-op of Kalamazoo

507 Harrison Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

(269) 342-5686

outreach@peoplesfoodco-op.org