Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Foodstarz collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the http://www.foodstarz.com website ("Site"). By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site.

1. How we collect information

1.1 Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, fill out a form, respond to a survey, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

1.2 Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

2. Cookies and Google Analytics

2.1 We automatically capture some of your information through the use of cookies. A cookie is a small text file that is placed by a web server onto the hard drive of your desktop or mobile device when you visit our websites in order to enable certain features and functionality of our websites. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. When you return to our site the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features that you customised.

Our cookies can be categorized into four types, each of which is outlined below.

Category 1: Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are essential for enabling our websites to provide certain of your requested services.

Category 2: Performance cookies. Performance cookies collect anonymous information on the users of our websites to enable us to improve the operation of our websites. For example, we utilise cookies to help us understand how customers arrive at and browse or use our websites, and highlight improvement areas such as navigation, shopping experience and marketing. The data stored by these cookies does not include personal details from which an individual’s identity can be established. These session cookies expire when you close your web browser.

Category 3: Functionality cookies/ Web browser cookies. These cookies retain choices you make such as User name, email ID and other preferences in order to help you avoid having to re-enter the information as you navigate through our websites, including the shopping cart. These cookies help you to work out if you are a returning user and associate you with your past activity on our site. These cookies expire only after 2 years after creation.

Category 4: Targeting or advertising cookies. These cookies deliver relevant advertisements on other reputable websites you visit that show advertising. They will appear in banner format and will be based on your activity while browsing our site.

These cookies collect information about your browsing habits to allow us to provide advertising relevant to you and your interests. The cookies retain information about the websites you have visited. This information is shared with other parties such as advertisers on an anonymous basis. Your personally identifiable information such as your name and address is not shared with such third parties. For example we use third party companies to provide you with more personalised advertisements when you visit certain third party websites.

2.2 Google Analytics are cookies used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to our site, where visitors have come to our site from and the pages they visited. To find out more about Google Analytics, please view Google Privacy Policy and Cookies & Google Analytics.

2.3 You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Foodstarz.com services or websites you visit.

3. How we use collected information

Foodstarz may use Users’ personal information for the following purposes:

- To run and operate our Site

We may need your information display content on the Site correctly.

- To improve customer service

Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.

- To personalize user experience

We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.

- To improve our Site

We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.

- To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature

To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.

- To send periodic emails

We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.

4. How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site. However, transfer of data over internet may always not be secure.

5. Sharing your personal information

We may share or sell information with third parties for marketing or other purposes. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

6. Electronic newsletters

If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

7. Links to Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. These websites may also use cookies to collect your information. We neither control the content or links that appear on these sites nor endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, Products, or other materials on or available from such websites or resources. We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies. Please study the same before using the website.

8. Advertising

Ads appearing on our site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

9. Google Adsense

Some of the ads may be served by Google. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet. DART uses "non personally identifiable information" and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

10. Transfer of information

Your information, including Personal Information, may be transferred to and maintained on servers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction. By using this site you consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

11. Changes to this privacy policy

FoodStarz has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will post a notification on the main page of our Site. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

12. Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with

this site, please contact us at feedback@foodstarz.com


 


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