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Gluten-Free Saver Privacy Policy

Effective Date: May 12, 2011

This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) explains how Gluten-Free Saver, LLC (“Gluten-Free Saver”) uses personal information (“Personal Information”) and applies to all new users who register on our site on or after the Effective Date.  Please read this Privacy Policy carefully.  If you do not agree to our practices, please do not register, subscribe, create an account, purchase a savings voucher or product, or otherwise interact with Gluten-Free Saver at www.glutenfreesaver.com (or the mobile versions), and any individual, business partner-specific, merchant-specific, city-specific, or other area-specific sites we offer (collectively, the "Sites").

Please contact us if you have any questions or comments about our privacy practices or this Privacy Statement.  You can reach us online at support@glutenfreesaver.com.  You can reach us via postal mail at the following address:

Gluten-Free Saver, LLC
Attention: Chad Hines
P.O. Box 9055
Mission Viejo, CA 92690

1. Your Acceptance of This Privacy Policy.

By using or accessing the Site, you are acknowledging and accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. Please note that we may update this Privacy Policy as we change or develop the Site or Services. Your continued use of the Site constitutes your acceptance of the then-current Privacy Policy. For this reason, we recommend that you review the Privacy Policy from time to time to ensure that you understand and are willing to accept the current privacy practices of Gluten-Free Saver.

2. Types of Personal Information We Collect

Personal Information is information that can be used to identify, locate, or contact an individual. It also includes other information that may be associated with Personal Information. We collect the following types of Personal Information:

  • Contact Information that allows us to communicate with you, such as your name, postal addresses, email addresses, social media website user account names, telephone numbers, or other addresses at which you receive communications from or on behalf of Gluten-Free Saver.
  • Relationship Information that helps us to understand who you are and what types of offers you might like. This includes lifestyle information; location information related to your state/province, city, or neighborhood; areas of interest, the types of deals that interest you, information collected from social media interactions (such as via Facebook Connect); demographic information (e.g., birth date, age, gender); and information about friends who refer you or who you have referred.
  • Transaction Information about how you interact with Gluten-Free Saver, such as the promotions that you view, purchase and redeem; other information about how you use our Sites, email, other communications, and applications; and how you interact with Gluten-Free Saver merchants, business partners, and service providers.
  • Financial Account Information as needed to process payments for promotions that you buy, such as your credit or debit card number, expiration date, and card verification number.

3. How Gluten-Free Saver Collects Personal Information

We ask you for Personal Information (including Contact Information, Relationship Information, and Financial Account Information) when you register, subscribe, create an account, purchase promotions, or otherwise interact with the Sites or contact Gluten-Free Saver.

We collect Transaction Information when you use our Site. For example, we may track the promotions you view, purchase, or redeem, and the comments you make to the forums, blogs, bulletin boards, discussion groups, chat rooms or other methods of communication that may be offered on or through the Site from time to time (collectively “Communities”), or to those related to our social media pages or accounts. We use cookies and related technologies to collect information about your computer and your interaction with the Site and our business partner websites.

We also collect Transaction Information if you contact us via telephone, email, text, postal mail, social media interaction, or other methods of communication for customer service purposes.

We may receive additional Personal Information from third parties. We may use this Personal Information to enhance other information we have about you to help us better understand you and to otherwise enhance the Sites or Gluten-Free Saver services.

4. How Gluten-Free Saver Uses Personal Information

Gluten-Free Saver uses Personal Information to:

  • Operate and improve our Sites;
  • Provide customers with promotions for products and services from participating merchants, including promotions based on variables such as stated and anticipated customer interests, personal characteristics, or location;
  • Facilitate orders for savings vouchers, including their purchase and redemption;
  • Evaluate eligibility of customers for certain promotions, products or services;
  • Evaluate the types of promotions, products or services that may be of interest to customers;
  • Track redemption of savings vouchers and perform other analytics;
  • Provide customer support, including to our merchants or business partners;
  • Communicate and provide additional information that may be of interest to you about Gluten-Free Saver and our merchants and business partners, such as news, special promotions and coupons, announcements, and marketing materials;
  • Send you reminders, technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages service bulletins, or marketing;
  • Provide advertisements to you through the Sites, email messages, text messages, applications, or other methods of communication;
  • Administer surveys, contests, or other promotional activities or events sponsored by us or our partners;
  • Manage our everyday business needs such as Site administration, forum management, fulfillment, analytics, fraud prevention, Terms of Use or to comply with the law, and
  • Allow you to sign up for special offers from third parties through the Site.

5. When and Why Gluten-Free Saver Discloses Personal Information

We will not disclose your Personal Information to third parties except to:

  • Affiliated companies (e.g., subsidiaries and other companies owned by or controlled by Gluten-Free Saver and it s owners) who may only use the Personal Information for the purposes described in Section 3 above.
  • Our service providers that provide services for us such as sending emails on our behalf and processing payments. Our service providers are bound by law or contract to protect the Personal Information and are only allowed to use the Personal Information in accordance with the terms of our service agreements with them.
  • Merchants, but only to the extent you have purchased or redeemed a savings voucher offered by the merchant, or participated in an offer, contest or other activity sponsored or offered through Gluten-Free Saver on behalf of the merchant. We may also provide merchants with Personal Information about the individuals who have purchased the merchants’ promotions, to send customized offers, to validate the purchases, to aid and troubleshoot redemption, to combat fraud, as part of legal proceedings affecting Gluten-Free Saver and the merchant, and to facilitate a direct relationship between merchants and customers and enable merchants to communicate electronically with customers who purchased the merchants’ promotions .
  • Gluten-Free Saver business partners or advertisers, as part of an offer, contest, or other activity that is provided by or in conjunction with Gluten-Free Saver and its business partners and in which you have elected to participate. For example, if you are referred to Gluten-Free Saver from a business partner's website or through an invitation facilitated by or in conjunction with a Gluten-Free Saver business partner, Gluten-Free Saver may provide that business partner with Contact Information and Transactional Information to validate the referral and to support the terms of the relationship between Gluten-Free Saver and the business partner, which may allow such business partner to contact you directly and to advertise to you.
  • Effect a merger, acquisition, or otherwise; to support the sale or transfer of business assets; to enforce our rights or protect our property; to protect the rights, property or safety of others, investigate fraud, respond to a government request; or as needed to support auditing, compliance, and corporate governance functions. We may also disclose Personal Information to defend ourselves in litigation or a regulatory action, and when required or advised to do so by law, such as in response to a subpoena, or similar legal process, including to law enforcement agencies, regulators, and courts in the United States and other countries where we operate.
  • We encourage Gluten-Free Saver Merchants and business partners to adopt and post privacy policies. However, the use of your Personal Information by such parties is governed by the privacy policies of such parties and is not subject to our control.

We may also disclose information about you that is not personally identifiable. For example, we may provide our merchants, business partners, or other third parties with reports that contain aggregated and statistical data about our users.

6. Cookies and Related Technologies
Like many websites, this website sets and uses cookies to enhance your user experience -- to remember your personal settings, for instance. Advertisements may display on this website and, if so, may set and access cookies on your computer; such cookies are subject to the Privacy Policy of the parties providing the advertisement. However, the parties providing the advertising do not have access to this site's cookies. These parties usually use non-personally-identifiable or anonymous codes to obtain information about your visits to this site. You can visit the Network Advertising Initiative (http://www.networkadvertising.org) if you want to find out more information about this practice, and to learn about your options.

Additionally, if the settings on your location-aware device allow us to receive Location Information, we will collect that automatically. If we associate Location Information with other Personal Information, this Privacy Policy governs how we would use that information too.

7. Your IP Address

We may occasionally collect and store your IP address. This helps us diagnose problems with our servers, administer our site, gather non-personally identifying information about our users, and detect and prevent fraudulent activity.

8. Referring Friends to Gluten-Free Saver

Gluten-Free Saver enables you to refer friends to Gluten-Free Saver. You may be eligible to receive rewards in the form of credits (available for use toward future promotion purchases) or to earn other benefits for referring friends (subject to Terms and Conditions for referring a friend and details available on our Sites). Gluten-Free Saver does not collect Personal Information about the persons with whom you share your link until the persons click the link and engage directly with Gluten-Free Saver.

9. How to access and update your personal information

Although we take reasonable steps to ensure that all data we use is accurate, we depend on our users to update or correct their personally identifying information whenever necessary. We make good faith efforts to provide you with access to your personally identifying information and either to correct this data if it is inaccurate or to delete such data at your request if it is not otherwise required to be retained by law or for legitimate business purposes.

10. Privacy Policy of Third Parties

This Privacy Policy only addresses the use and disclosure of information by Gluten-Free Saver through your interaction with the Sites. Other websites that may be accessible through links from our Sites may have their own privacy statements and personal information collection, use, and disclosure practices. Our merchants and business partners may have their own privacy statements, too. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the privacy statements provided by these other parties prior to providing them with information or taking advantage of an offer or promotion.

10. Notice to California Residents

As required by California state law, if you are a resident of California and a User of our Site and you would like to know what information we have collected from you and/or to update or change that information, please contact us in writing at the address at the beginning of this Privacy Policy, with a letter identifying your name, address and email address. In that letter, you may update or request that we remove your information (although we retain the right to keep a copy of your information for financial auditing and similar business purposes).

13. Facebook Connect

Gluten-Free Saver offers Facebook users the opportunity to interact with friends and to share on Facebook using Facebook Connect. If you are logged into both Gluten-free Saver and Facebook, when you use the Site’s Facebook connection functions, we will link your Facebook account with your Gluten-Free Saver account if the email addresses match. If the email addresses do not match, we ask you if you want to link them and you must validate that you control the accounts. If you are already logged into Glut en-Free Saver, but not logged into Facebook, when you use the Site’s Facebook connection functions, you will be prompted to enter your Facebook credentials or to sign up for Facebook. By proceeding through any of these scenarios, you grant Gluten-Free Saver permission to access your Facebook profile information and to use it in accordance with the Facebook terms of use and this Privacy Pol icy.

If you are not currently registered as a Gluten-Free Saver user and you use the Site’s Facebook connection functions, you will first be asked to enter your Facebook credentials and then be given the option to register and join Gluten-Free Saver. Once you register with Gluten-Free Saver and connect with Facebook, you will be able to automatically post recent Gluten-Free Saver activity back to your Facebook wall. Please refer to the privacy settings in your Facebook account to manage the performance of your Facebook account.

14. Minors

Gluten-Free Saver does not knowingly collect any information from persons under the age of 13. If we determine that any content has been uploaded to the Sites by someone under the age of 13, it will be removed. If you are between the ages of 13 and 18, please ask your parent’s permission before using the Sites. Some promotions may be subject to further age limitations.

15. Changes to this Privacy Policy

From time to time, we may update this Privacy Policy to clarify our practices or to reflect new or different privacy practices, such as when we add new features to our Sites. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the email address specified in your account) or by means of notice on the Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information about our privacy practices.