Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is intended to inform you about the types of information gathered by OrganicRestaurants.com Team  (“we” or “us”) when you use the OrganicRestaurants.com website (the “Site”), how we use and safeguard that information, and the degree to which you may control the collection and use of that information.

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If you are a registered user of the Site, we will attempt to inform you of any material changes by email. Otherwise, you may always view the most recent Privacy Policy on the Site. Your continued use of the Site constitutes your agreement with the existing and updated policies.

What information do we collect? 
We will not collect any personally identifiable information about you unless you choose to provide that information to us. Most areas of the Site are accessible without registration or the need to disclose any personally identifiable information.

However, we do collect information from you when you register with the Site, subscribe to our newsletters or fill out a form. In order to post reviews or comments, you will need to create a public profile, which will include a username and email address and other optional information you wish to include. Please be aware that certain information in your public profile may be viewed by the general public.

If you choose to register with the Site using Facebook or Twitter, we will collect certain information from your Facebook or Twitter profile, including your Facebook or Twitter ID, name and location, and email address. We use this information solely to provide you with access to the Site, and we do not share this information with any third parties.

We do not collect any personal financial information from you unless you elect to purchase a Premium Placement on the Site. We do not directly collect or store any personal financial information you may be required to submit as a condition of your purchase of Premium Placements. All personal financial information required to complete your purchase will be securely collected by PayPal who will process payments and complete transactions.

We do not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from, or allow registration by, persons under 13 years old. If you are under 13 years of age, you are not authorized to create an account on the Site, but you may utilize those portions of the Site that do not require the collection of personally identifiable information.

When you use the Site’s search function on the Find page, we will collect your IP address in order to determine your location and return relevant results to you.

Analytics
We may use third party services (eg Google Analytics) to automatically collect and store certain information about your interaction with the Site, including IP addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamps, and related data. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, solely to improve the quality of our products and services. We also use cookies to make it easier for you to use the Site. You are free to decline cookies, but by doing so you may not be able to take full advantage of all of our services. 

Cookies
We use cookies to store your preferences and to record session information. A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer when you visit our website. The cookie enables our site to readily recognize you as you move through our site or return on subsequent visits. Cookies also allow us to make sure that only your browser can exchange information regarding your account with our servers. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site.

We also use cookies supplied by Google to serve ads on the Site. You may opt out of the use of these cookies by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

California Do Not Track Notice
We do not track its users over time and across third party websites, and therefore does not respond to Do Not Track signals sent by your browser or mobile application. We do not authorize the collection by third parties of personally identifiable information from OrganicRestaurants.com users.

What do we use your information for? 
We use the information we collect for the following purposes:

  • To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
  • To improve the Site (we continually strive to improve our offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
  • To improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)

Newsletters and Email Notices
You may request to receive periodic electronic newsletters and other emails from us providing you with news about topics of interest, or notifying you about new or upcoming products, features or services. If you later decide you no longer wish to receive these emails, you may opt-out as instructed in each email. Be advised, however, that you may not opt-out of receiving emails from us related to orders made or received, technical support requests, or updates to the OrganicRestaurants.com Terms of Service or Privacy Policy.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties? 
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. We will disclose personally identifiable information collected from and about you only as follows: (1) to our related companies, service providers and suppliers, to enable them to fulfill a product or service request or to perform a business, professional or technical support function for us; (2) as necessary if we believe that there has been a violation of our Terms of Service or of our rights or the rights of any third party; and (3) to respond to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies or in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted by law, or otherwise as required by law.

We may provide non-personally identifiable information, which does not identify individual users, to third parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Links to Third Party Websites 
Besides the links to third party websites from any listing detail page that might be available, we also may provide links to third party products or services on our website. These sites may have their own terms of service and privacy policies which do not apply to the Site. We have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked websites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of the Site and welcome any feedback about these third party websites.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
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 personally identifiable information to outside parties without your consent.

As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all registered users of the Site may make changes to their information at any time by logging into their account are and clicking on the “Edit Profile” button on their account page.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance 
In compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any personally identifiable information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our websites, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Online Privacy Policy Only 
This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through the Site and not to information collected offline.

Business Transitions
In the event OrganicRestaurants.com goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, any personally identifiable information we have on record will likely be among the assets transferred. The transferred information will remain subject to the provisions of this Privacy Policy or any subsequent updated versions.

Information Security
We employ encryption and other security measures to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. We take commercially reasonable steps to protect this information by using secure-socket-layer (“SSL”) to protect the transmission of such information. However, please be advised that while we make every effort to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent unauthorized access from occurring. Please take steps to maintain the security of your account information.

Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

OrganicRestaurants.com
175 McClellan Highway
Boston, MA 02128
operations [at] organicrestaurants.com

Effective Date: September 17, 2014