Thank you for your interest in River Organics, LLC. By visiting the River Organics, LLC website, you agree to accept the practices described in this Privacy Notice. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Notice, please refrain from using the website.
Throughout our company’s years of operation, we have developed relationships with our customers based on respect and integrity. We are aware of the trust and confidence you demonstrate when you visit our website and provide us with information.
This Privacy Notice is posted to demonstrate our commitment to online security and customer service practices. We handle your information with the same honesty, confidentiality and sensitivity with which we handle our own private and confidential information.
1. Personal Information Collected by River Organics, LLC
River Organics, LLC uses information that we collect from our visitors and customers to personalize and improve your visit and shopping experience on the website. We gather the following types of information:
Information You Give to Us: We collect personal information that is provided by website users. "Personal Information" includes names, addresses, phone numbers, credit or debit card information, e-mail addresses, dates of birth, and IP addresses. Personal information is collected when you establish an account with us, place an order on the website, participate in a contest, sweepstakes or on-line survey, or when you communicate with any of our departments, such as customer service or sales. This collecting of personal information can occur through your use of the website, telephone, mail, email or fax. In some instances, we may obtain other people’s names and email addresses that you may choose to provide as part of a referral program or feature, or by your ordering a gift from us to be sent to them.
Web Beacons: We may collect information from visits to the website through the use of "Web Beacons." Web Beacons are web page elements which may employ cookie technology that enable us to record data about visits to or transactions made on the website. This information is sometimes known as "clickstream data." We may use this data to analyze trends and statistics to improve your online experience or our customer service. No Personal Information is collected through the use of Web Beacons on the website.
Orders: If you place an order for our products through the website, you will be required to provide contact, billing, and payment information.
Email Newsletter Subscriptions: Upon placing an order through the website, you may automatically begin receiving the River Organics email newsletter and email notifications of special pricing and promotions. These emails will be based on the Personal Information you have provided, unless you opt-out of receiving such communications. If you request an email newsletter subscription, we will send you an email confirming your request. This confirmation process allows you to unsubscribe if you change your mind and decide not to join the list. Furthermore, the confirmation email will alert you if someone else has entered your email address into our email newsletter subscription list. To make our email newsletters more relevant and useful to you, our servers may receive a confirmation when you open an email message from River Organics, LLC.
2. Use of Information Collected When You Use Our Website
We use this information to improve your experience on the website, to provide services to you and to communicate with you about information that you may have requested. We may also use this information to help us target specific offers to you, to help us develop and improve our website, and to tailor our website to your interests.
3. Sharing of Information with Third Parties
We will not rent, sell or otherwise disclose your Personal Information to unrelated third parties without your consent, except as stated in this Privacy Notice.
Service Providers: We may employ other companies or individuals to provide certain services to or on behalf of us, such as analyzing customer lists and data, or performing marketing or consulting services. Any such third parties ("Service Providers") will only have access to the information needed to perform these limited functions on our behalf, and they will be required to provide your Personal Information with at least the same level of protection and security as we use on our website. Any such Service Providers are prohibited from using your Personal Information for any purpose other than that for which such party was engaged by us and/or as stated in this Privacy Notice. Any Service Providers that use data received from us may only do so in accordance with this Privacy Notice.
Credit Card Companies: If you place an order through the website, the Personal Information you provide is transmitted to your credit card company to verify and authorize your purchase. At certain times we may offer financing options with or without third party participation. If you use a financing option, information provided by you (such as your address, date of birth, social security number, and credit card number) may be used to request a credit report from third parties or may be sent to a third party for processing.
Third Party Marketing Partners: From time to time we might establish a business relationship with other third parties whom we believe are trustworthy. In such cases we might license, exchange, share and/or cross-reference information, including your name and postal mailing address that will enable such third parties to contact you regarding products and services that may be of interest to you. We will never share any telephone number(s), e-mail addresses, or credit card information which you have given us with any such third party partner(s).
Shipping Companies: If you make a purchase through the website, your name, telephone number and shipping information must be provided to third party shippers such as UPS, FEDEX and the United States Postal Service to deliver your purchase.
Links to Third Party Websites: The website contains certain links to third party websites, such as an affiliate or advertiser. We are not responsible or liable for the privacy practices or content found on these websites. We recommend that you check the privacy notice of each website you visit. Links to third party websites are provided solely for your convenience and any submission of data to such websites shall be at your own risk.
Catalog Requests: If you request product information or a catalog from us, we may share your name and postal address with a third party fulfillment company for the sole purpose of sending you the requested product information or catalog. This third party is not permitted to store the information, and is only authorized to use this information to transmit or send the product information or catalog to you.
Law Enforcement and Protection of Users: To the extent required by law, we will disclose Personal Information to government authorities or third parties pursuant to a legal request, subpoena or other legal process. We may also use or disclose your information as permitted by law to perform charge verifications, report or collect debts owed, fight fraud, or protect our rights or property (as well as the rights and property of our affiliates and customers). You should be aware that, following disclosure to any third party, your Personal Information may be accessible by others to the extent permitted or required by applicable law.
We employ 128-bit encryption technology in all areas of the website which require you to provide your personal or account information, including those areas related to online ordering, order status, catalog request and contest forms. The website utilizes industry-standard firewalls and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to allow for the encryption of potentially sensitive Personal Information, such as your name, address and credit card number.
You should recognize, however, that no computer system is absolutely failsafe, and that there are inherent risks associated with Internet transactions. To make sure you have the latest security features on your browser, you may want to download the most recent version of your favorite browser, which should have full SSL support.
5. Corrections / Information Removal / Opt-Out
If your name, e-mail or postal address, phone number or other Personal Information changes, you may update, correct or omit the relevant information by contacting us at email@example.com. In addition, if you no longer wish to receive communications from us you may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, sending a letter to: River Organics, LLC, P.O. BOX 662, Gloucester, VA 23061-0662, or by clicking on the unsubscribe link within any marketing email you receive from us. If you no longer wish to receive our product information or catalog, please email us at email@example.com, or send a letter to: River Organics, LLC, P.O. BOX 662, Gloucester, VA 23061-0662.
6. Contact Information
If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Notice, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or send a letter to: River Organics, LLC, P.O. BOX 662, Gloucester, VA 23061-0662.
7. Business Transfer
River Organics, LLC is an independent company. However, in the event that River Organics, LLC is sold, has its assets acquired or transferred, whether voluntarily or involuntarily, or merges or becomes affiliated with any other division, individual or entity, any customer information owned or under the control of River Organics, LLC may be one of the transferred assets. We reserve the right, as part of such transaction, to transfer or assign the Personal Information and aggregate information we have collected from users of the website.
8. Limitations on Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL River Organics, LLC OR ITS PARENT, AFFILIATES, LICENSEES OR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THE WEBSITE OR ITS PRODUCTS OR SERVICES BE LIABLE IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS, USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY FAILURE OR PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS OR LINE OR SYSTEM FAILURE (INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR DATA, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, AND DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM INACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION OR INCONVENIENCE, DELAY, OR LOSS OF THE USE OF THE WEBSITE). THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS APPLY WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF River Organics, LLC OR ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.