Personally Identifiable Information that we collect:
We do not collect personally identifiable information from you on the Web sites unless you voluntarily provide it to us, such as by registering for a contest or completing an inquiry form or if you otherwise choose to share your personally identifiable information with us. The personally identifiable information which you may provide to us could include your name, email address, phone number, physical address and other personal information that can identify you.
Non-personal or Aggregate Information that we collect:
When you access our Web sites, we may automatically collect non-personally identifiable information from you, such as IP host address, web pages viewed, browser type, referring web site, usage and browsing habits on the Web sites and similar data. We may also aggregate demographic information collected from our users (such as the number of female users or the number of users in a particular Province) in a manner which does not identify any one individual.
We will only use your personally identifiable information as described below, unless you have specifically consented to another type of use, either at the time the personally identifiable information is collected from you or through some other form of consent from you:
- We will use personally identifiable information to operate the Web sites and provide you with the services that you have requested, such as in connection with a product, information request or contest.
- We may use your personally identifiable information to respond to your inquires and to send you emails from time to time.
- We may permit our vendors and subcontractors to access your personally identifiable information, but they are only permitted to do so in connection with performing services for us. They are not authorized by us to use the information for their own benefit.
- We may disclose personally identifiable information as required by law or legal process.
- We may disclose personally identifiable information to investigate suspected fraud, harassment or other violations of any law, rule or regulation, or the terms or policies for the Web sites.
Non-personal or aggregate information may be shared with any number of parties, provided that such information shall not specifically identify you.
The security of your personally identifiable information is very important to us. We attempt to provide for the secure transmission of your information from your computer to our servers by utilizing encryption software. However, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and Instant Pot Chef or information stored on the Web sites or our servers, will be free from unauthorized access by third parties such as hackers. Your use of the Web sites demonstrates your assumption of this risk. We have put in place reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to help safeguard the information we collect. Only those employees who need access to your information in order to perform their duties are authorized to have access to your personally identifiable information.
Your disclosures in blogs and other social media:
You should be aware that personally identifiable information which you voluntarily include and transmit online in a publicly accessible blog, chat room, social media platform or otherwise online may be viewed and used by others without any restrictions. We are unable to control such uses of your personally identifiable information, and by using such services you assume the risk that the personally identifiable information provided by you may be viewed and used by third parties for any number of purposes.
Other Web Sites:
As a convenience to you, we may provide links to third-party web sites from within the Web sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third-party sites. When you link away from our Web sites, you do so at your own risk.
By providing your email address to us, you expressly consent to receive emails from us. We may use email to communicate with you, to send information that you have requested or to send information about other products or services developed or provided by us, provided that, we will not give your email address to another party to promote their products or services directly to you without your consent or as set forth in this policy. You will always be given the opportunity to request that we stop e-mailing you.
You expressly agree that we are free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to us without compensation and for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services using such information.
Changes to policy:
We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions from this policy at any time. However, if at any time in the future we plan to use personally identifiable information in a way that materially differs from this policy, we will post such changes here and provide you the opportunity to opt-out of such differing uses. Your continued use of the Web sites following the posting of any changes to this policy means you accept such changes.
If you have previously allowed us to send you offers from third parties or to share your personally identifiable information with third parties to market their own products and services to you, you may opt-out of any future sharing of your personally identifiable information with third parties you should send an unsubscribe request to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To opt-out of any future messages from us completely, please email the following stating in the subject line “OPT-OUT” email@example.com. We will process your request within a reasonable time after receipt. However, we are not responsible for removing your personally identifiable information from the lists of any third party who has previously been provided your information in accordance with this policy or your consent.
For questions or concerns relating to privacy, we can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org.