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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Last updated: May 10, 2017

The LWR Farmers Market Coffee project is a partnership between Lutheran World Relief and THRIVE Farmers.

View LWR's Privacy Policy here.

THRIVE Farmers International, Inc. (“Thrive”, "us", "we", or "our") operates the http://www.lwrfarmersmarket.org website (the "Website"). Thrive has prepared this Privacy Policy (this “Privacy Policy”) to describe to you, or if you represent an entity or organization, that entity or organization (in either case, “you” or “your”) our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information when you use our Website. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

We use your Personal Information for providing and improving the Service. By using the Website, you agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible at http://thrivefarmers.com/terms-conditions/.

Thrive reserves the right, at any time, to modify this Privacy Policy. If Thrive makes revisions that change the way we collect, use, or disclose Personal Information, we will post those changes in this Privacy Policy. You should review this Privacy Policy periodically so that you keep up to date on our most current policies and practices. Any modifications will be effective immediately upon posting on the Website or delivery of such notice through the Website. We will note the effective date of the latest version of our Privacy Policy at the beginning of this Privacy Policy.

Information Collection

While using our Website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your email address, name, phone number, postal address ("Personal Information"). You do not have to submit any Personal Information in order to use the Website. However, you may choose to register interest in particular areas, gain access to specific content, follow our social media feeds, attend a hosted event, respond to a survey, or request communications about specific areas. In addition to the Personal Information that you voluntarily provide, Thrive may collect other information from users of the website using the following technologies:

  • Log Data
    We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Website ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

  • Cookies
    Cookies are files with a small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and transferred to your device. We use cookies to collect information in order to improve our Website for you. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. The Help feature on most browsers provide information on how to accept cookies, disable cookies or to notify you when receiving a new cookie. If you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some features of our Website and we recommend that you leave them turned on.

  • Web Beacons or Clear Pixels
    Web beacons are small graphic images on a web page or in an email that can be used for such things as recording the pages and advertisements that you select, or tracking the performance of email marketing.

Information Use

We collect Personal Information for the purpose of providing the Website, identifying and communicating with you, responding to your requests/inquiries, servicing your purchase orders, and improving the Website. Thrive may also use personal information for various purposes, including without limitation to:

  • To provide our catalog, special offers, and product updates that you may be interested in.
  • To help diagnose problems with our Website, and to enhance the Website for optimal user experience.
  • To monitor usage and performance of our Website.
  • To research aggregate information about users to determine business, marketing, advertising, and sales efforts.
  • To provide and deliver the products and services that you select through the Website.
  • To ensure compliance with certain terms and conditions and agreements entered into between you and Thrive.
  • To contact you to take part in customer satisfaction and feedback surveys.
  • To provide you with account notices.
  • To provide maintenance, support, and customer service for the Website.

Behavioral Remarketing

Thrive also uses remarketing services to advertise our products on third party web sites to you after you visited our Website. We, and our third party vendors, use cookies to inform, optimize and serve ads based on your past visits to our Website.

  • Google
    Google AdWords remarketing service is provided by Google Inc.You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page: http://www.google.com/settings/ads. Google also recommends installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on - https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout - for your web browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.

  • Twitter
    Twitter remarketing service is provided by Twitter Inc. You can opt-out from Twitter's interest-based ads by following their instructions: https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170405. You can learn more about the privacy practices and policies of Twitter by visiting their Privacy Policy page: https://twitter.com/privacy.

  • Facebook
    Facebook remarketing service is provided by Facebook Inc. You can learn more about interest-based advertising from Facebook by visiting this page: https://www.facebook.com/help/164968693837950. To opt-out from Facebook's interest-based ads follow these instructions from Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/about/ads/#568137493302217. Facebook adheres the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising established by the Digital Advertising Alliance. You can also opt-out from Facebook and other participating companies through the Digital Advertising Alliance in the USA http://www.aboutads.info/choices/, the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada in Canada http://youradchoices.ca/ or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/, or opt-out using your mobile device settings. For more information on the privacy practices of Facebook, please visit Facebook's Data Policy: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.

Information Sharing & Disclosure

  • Affiliates
    We may share Personal Information with companies that are under common ownership or control with us.

  • Third Party Service Providers
    We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Website, to provide the Website on our behalf, to perform Website-related services and/or to assist us in analyzing how our Website is used. We may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this type of information in order to increase our Website's functionality. These third party service providers have their own privacy policies addressing how they use such information. These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform specific tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use your Personal Information for any other purpose.

  • Assignment
    In the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer, or other disposition of all or any portion of Thrive (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings), we may transfer any and all Personal Information that we collect pursuant to this Privacy Policy. Any successor, assignee, or transferee may use your Personal Information as described in this Privacy Policy.

  • Compliance With Laws
    We will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement or to protect the security or integrity of our Website.

Access & Choice

Thrive has implemented the following procedure that you may use to access, correct, or delete your Personal Information, or choose how your Personal Information is used:
  • If you would like to know the types of Personal Information that Thrive collects from users through its Website, please email or write Thrive at the addresses listed below under the Section titled “Communication.”
  • If you would like to know whether Thrive has collected Personal Information about you please send us the activities and services that you participated in on the Website that requested Personal Information. After reviewing the relevant databases, Thrive will confirm whether Thrive has collected such personal information about you and provide a list of your Personal Information that we have on file.
  • If your Personal Information is incorrect, you may correct the Personal Information by sending a written request for correction to Thrive at the address below. Your request must include: (1) all of the incorrect Personal Information that you wish to change, (2) the corrected Personal Information, and (3) your signature authorizing such changes. Thrive will then correct the Personal Information in our database and send a written confirmation to you.
  • We do not support Do Not Track. Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
  • We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing, or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these promotional communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, and we strive to implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information we store, in order to protect it from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure. However, please be aware that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and we are unable to guarantee the absolute security of the Personal Information we have collected from you.

International Transfer

Your information, including Personal Information, may be transferred and maintained on computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction. If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the information, including Personal Information, to United States and process it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Links To Other Sites

Our Website may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Non-Personal Information

Thrive may collect, use, and disclose non-personal information for other purposes not identified in this Privacy Policy. Non-personal information refers to information that is aggregated and/or anonymized so that it does not reveal your identity.

Other Contractual Relationships

If you enter into a separate contractual relationship with Thrive which requires, or contemplates, collecting, using, or sharing information about you in a manner that is different than that which is described in this Privacy Policy, the terms of that agreement will apply.

Children's Privacy

Only persons age 18 or older have permission to access our Website. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you learn that your children have provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Notice To California Residents

Under California Civil Code sections 1798.83-1798.84, California residents who have an established business relationship with Thrive are entitled to ask Thrive for a notice describing what categories of personal customer information we share with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. This notice will identify the categories of information shared with and will include a list of the third parties with which it is shared, along with their names and addresses. If you are a California resident and would like a copy of this notice, please submit a written request to Thrive at the addresses listed below under the Section titled “Communication.”

Communication

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: lwrsupport@thrivefarmers.com. If Thrive needs, or is required, to contact you concerning any event that involves your Personal Information we may do so by email, telephone, or mail.