Privacy & Terms

Effective September 1, 2013

 

CalifiaFarms.com Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

We recognize that visitors to our site may be concerned about the information they provide to us and how we handle that information. We’ve prepared this Web site Privacy Policy & Terms of Use to address those concerns. This policy relates only to information collected through this Web site.

 

Restrictions on Use of Materials

This Web site is owned and operated by Califia Farms LP (referred to as “Califia,” “we,” “us,” or “our” herein), makers and distributors of Califia Farms products and owner of CalifiaFarms.com (referred to as the “Web site”). No material from the Califiafarms.com Web site or any Web site owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by Califia may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, except that you may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, noncommercial home use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of Califia’s copyright and other proprietary rights. For purposes of these Terms of Use, the use of any such material on any other Web site, online service or other service is prohibited. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to Califia Farms LP, or its affiliate.

 

Personally-Identifiable Information

On our Web site, we may collect certain personally-identifiable information provided by our online visitors. Personally-identifiable information relates to an individual consumer – for example, name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. You may provide personally-identifiable information, for example, by signing up for the eNewsletter, submitting a photo, or entering a promotion. We do not require you to register or provide personally-identifiable information to view our site or access much of its content. Here are the ways we collect personally-identifiable information.

 

Aggregate and Non-Personal Information

We collect certain aggregate and non-personal information when you visit our Web site. Aggregate and non-personal information does not relate to a single, identifiable visitor. It tells us how many users visited our site or the pages accessed. By collecting this information, we learn how best to tailor our Web site to our visitors. We collect this information through “cookie” technology, as explained below.

 

Cookies

Like many companies, we use “cookies” on our Web site. Cookies are bits of text that are placed on your computer’s hard drive when you visit certain Web sites. Cookies may enhance your online experience by saving your preferences while you are visiting a particular site, and to tell us, for example, whether you’ve visited us before or if you’re a new visitor. When you visit our Web site, cookies are placed on your computer.

 

How We Use Personally-Identifiable Information

If you ask to be contacted by us, we may use the information you provide to contact you from time to time. For example, we may (i) send you promotional materials and other communications you request, (ii) respond to your comments or questions, or (iii) contact you if needed while processing service you requested through our Web site.

We also use personally-identifiable information about you to improve our Web site features and content and to analyze Web site usage. In addition, we use personally-identifiable information for market research purposes. We also may use personally-identifiable information about you to deliver content that is customized to your interests as we understand from the information you have provided to us and your activities on the site.

 

How We Share Personally-Identifiable Information

Except as described below, we do not sell, transfer or otherwise disclose to third parties the personally-identifiable information you provide and we collect on this Web site without your prior consent. We disclose information where we think it is necessary to investigate or prevent an actual or suspected crime or injury to ourselves or others or where disclosure is required by law. We also may disclose information in response to a request from law enforcement authorities or other government officials.

On our Web site, we may conduct joint promotions with other companies. We may share with our promotional partners (and their service providers) certain personally-identifiable information as necessary to conduct the promotion. We will not share this information with our promotional partners for any other purpose unless you tell us it’s ok to do so.

We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to require that the transferee use personal information provided through this Web site in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.

 

How We Protect Personally-Identifiable Information

The security of personally-identifiable information is important to us. We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect against unauthorized use, disclosure, alteration or destruction of the personally-identifiable information we collect on this Web site.

 

Gallery/Photo Submissions

We provide users with an opportunity to submit their ideas, photos and other artwork for display on the Website. In order to submit anything, users must be registered with califiafarms.com. Califia Farms always welcomes suggestions and comments regarding our online activities from the users of our Web site. Any comments or suggestions submitted to Califia Farms, either online or offline, will become the property of Califia upon its submission. This policy is intended to avoid the possibility of future misunderstandings when projects developed by Califia’s professional staff might seem to others to be similar to their own creative work. If at our request you send certain specific submissions (e.g., postings to chat rooms, bulletin or message boards, story lines for interactive stories, postings to our Gallery or games/drawings/contests) or, if you send us any unsolicited creative ideas, suggestions, photographs, notes, drawings, concepts or any other information or materials (collectively, the “Submissions”), the Submissions shall be deemed, and shall remain, the property of Califia. None of the Submissions shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of Califia, and Califia shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Submissions. Without limitation of the foregoing, Califia shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights in and to the Submissions of every kind and nature throughout the universe and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Submissions for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to the provider of the Submissions.

 

Links to Other Websites

This Web site may contain links to other Web sites. We provide these links solely for your convenience and information. Our Privacy Policy does not carry over to other Web sites. Different Web sites have different privacy practices. You should always check the privacy policy of the specific site you’re visiting to understand the privacy practices associated with that site.

 

Contests, Sweepstakes and Games

Our site may from time to time contain notices of contests, sweepstakes and games we are conducting, which you may enter electronically in some cases. We use the information you provide to conduct the promotion (for example, to contact you if you’re a winner). We will not use the information you for any other purpose unless you’ve agreed otherwise.

 

Other Site Features

We offer visitors to our Web site various features for their enjoyment, which may change from time to time. We may ask you to submit certain personally-identifiable information so we can provide you with these features.

 

Termination

This Agreement is effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate this Agreement at any time by destroying all materials obtained from any and all Califia Farms Web site(s) and all related documentation and all copies and installations thereof, whether made under the terms of this Agreement or otherwise. This Agreement will terminate immediately without notice from Califia if in Califia’s sole discretion you fail to comply with any term or provision of this Agreement. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials obtained from this Web site and any and all other Califia Farms Web site(s) and all copies thereof, whether made under this Agreement or otherwise.

You agree that Califia, in its sole discretion, may terminate your registration to the Web site (or any part thereof) or use of the Web site or any portion of the Web site, and remove and discard any Submissions, for any reason, without limitation, including if Califia believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of this Privacy Policy & Terms of Use. Califia may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing access to the Web site, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Web site under any provision of this Privacy Policy & Terms of Use may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that Califia may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or the Web site. Further, you agree that Califia shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Web site.

 

Updates to This Privacy Policy

We may change or update portions of this Privacy Policy at any time. Please check back from time to time so you are aware of any changes or updates to the Policy. We will indicate the Policy’s effective date on the first page of the Policy.

 

Use Signifies Acceptance

Your use of the Califiafarms.com Web site signifies that you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy & Terms of Use. By using our Website, you consent to the collection and use of personal information as described above.

 

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy & Terms of Use, contact us here.