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Ford's Foods, Inc. - Website Privacy Policy

Effective January 1, 2006

Last Revised 4/26/07

1. General Statement
2. Information about Our Enterprise and Website
3. Personally Identifiable Information We Collect From You and Methods of Collection
4. How We Use the Personally Identifiable Information We Collect
5. Anonymous Data Collected by our Website and How it is Used
6. Sharing of Personal Data
7. Links to Other Websites
8. Policy Updates/Contact Us

1.  General Statement

This privacy policy explains our on-line policies and practices pertaining to customer information. Our goal of this statement is to provide you with enough information that you feel secure about what types of information Ford's Foods, Inc. collects and how it is used to better serve our customers.  It is our hope that through this disclosure we are able to establish and maintain a long-term relationship with our clients. By using some of the links on this website, you may be transferred to another website not operated by Ford's Foods, Inc.  We are not responsible for the information that is collected by those sites, so please review the privacy policy on each site requesting information from you before providing your information, especially those that require personal or financial data.

2.  Information about Our Enterprise and Website

Our purpose in creating this website is to provide you on-line information about our Ford's Foods, Inc. and our products and services. This Website Privacy Policy describes the types of information we may collect and how that information may be used in the course of conducting our business.

3.  Personally Identifiable Information We Collect From You and Methods of Collection

During a normal visit to our website, no personally identifiable information about you ((1) a first and last name (2) a home or physical address, (3) an email address, (4) a telephone number, (5) any identifier that allows you to be contacted, (6) information concerning a website visitor that is used in combination with any of the six items listed above) is collected.  All personal information collected from our website is provided by the website visitor voluntarily.  If you opt not to provide us with personal information, you can still access our websites; however you may be unable to receive newsletters, place electronic orders, or receive product information (such as a quote on a product). Our objective in collecting personal information is to provide you the best customer service experience possible.   This information is collected in order for us to provide some level of Ford's Foods, Inc. service or information to you. As an Example, when you indicate the wish to have us contact you, personal information such as name, mailing address, email address, type of request and possibly additional information, is collected and stored in a manner appropriate to the nature of the data and is used to fulfill the request. In your requests, an email notification may be generated to inform you of receipt of the request. This may be case when you choose to receive product information such as newsletters. The notification does not include personal information. Ford's Foods, Inc. collects different types of customer information to help us assess requests for products and services, confirm facts about you and help us deliver requested products and services. We may obtain customer information from a variety of sources.

4.  How We Use the Personally Identifiable Information We Collect

Personally identifiable information collected by Ford's Foods, Inc. or other integrated sites may be used to:

  • Fulfill a site user request, such as, send marketing or promotional materials, including e-mails, or other information
  • Fulfill and deliver an order for goods or services, such as a request for product
  • Respond to your comments or requests for information
  • Meet a request for or to develop new products or services
  • Contact you if necessary in the course of processing an order for products or services
  • Generate website analytics to help improve our site layout, content, product offerings and services
  • Match personal data collected here with data about you collected offline
  • Comply with legal requirements
  • Other permissible business uses

5.  Anonymous Data Collected by our Website and How it is Used

In addition to the information you provide when you use our websites, Ford's Foods, Inc. uses technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our websites. We use technology to track how many visitors access our websites, the date and time of their visit, the length of their stay, and which pages they view. We also use technology to determine which web browsers our visitors use and the address from which they accessed our sites. This technology does not identify you personally. It enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our sites. Ford's Foods, Inc. and our affiliates use this anonymous data and share it with third parties to improve the content and functionality of our websites, to better understand our customers and markets, and to improve our products and services.

Cookies. A cookie is a small piece of information that is sent to your browser and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer and they cannot be used to discover the identity of a user. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not and whether you are required to accept the cookie to view certain content. Ford's Foods, Inc. may use cookies to maintain connection with a user as he or she moves through an application or series of web pages. The purpose of cookies in this context is to remember user inputs.

6.  Sharing of Personal Data

Ford's Foods, Inc. may share some or all of the personal data collected through this website with our affiliates, who use this data in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Both Ford's Foods, Inc. and our affiliates may share personal data collected through its websites with third-party vendors who act for or on behalf of Ford's Foods, Inc. or our affiliates (for example, companies that provide support services to us, including marketing/advertising firms, and others). These companies may need information about you in order to perform their functions. These companies are not authorized to use the information we share with them for any other purpose. In addition, there may be some other, limited circumstances in which Ford's Foods, Inc. or our affiliates may share or transfer the personal data in our databases, for example, to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, to protect your vital interests, or in the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution, or similar event. While no method of data transmission is guaranteed against unlawful third party interception or other misuse, Ford's Foods, Inc. uses commercially reasonable efforts to ensure protection of your data including industry-standard encryption and offline security methods in our physical data facilities.

7.       Links to Other Websites

Ford's Foods, Inc. may provide links to other websites. We encourage you to review the privacy statements of sites to which you are linked, so that you can understand how those sites collect, use and share your information. Ford's Foods, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content or data handling practices on other websites.

8.  Policy Updates/Contacting Us

Any material changes to this policy will be communicated to consumers through this website with an updated revision date.  If you have any questions or comments concerning this privacy statement for Ford's Foods, Inc. or have any questions regarding the contents of this website, please contact us at CustomerService@BoneSuckin.com

Ford's Foods, Inc. 1109 Agriculture Street,
Raleigh, North Carolina 27603 U.S.A.
1-800-446-0947 (Toll Free world-wide) 919-821-5781 (fax)
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