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Privacy Policy

UPDATED: January 16, 2020

Your privacy is important to us.

Here’s how we collect, process and store the information you share with Health Food Radar.

Collection and Use of User and Subscriber Details 

When you register at Health Food Radar and subscribe to our educational newsletters, our opt-in signup forms ask for and collect personal information such as your name, and email address.  We use Mailchimp to store this subscription information. (View MailChimp’s Privacy Policy and Terms here.)

We also collect personal information via Mailchimp when you register to download or receive ezines, checklists, white papers or guides produced by Health Food Radar or our sponsors.

When you choose to receive a download or register for a webinar from a specific sponsor, we may ask permission to share your registration information with that sponsor. This information is collected in pop-up box forms or custom landing pages and will be clearly noted. (Most often, however, you will be directed to the advertiser’s website, subject to their privacy policy and terms and conditions, and your information will not be collected by Health Food Radar.)

We do not sell our subscriber list. We do not share or sell any of your personally identifiable information to third parties unless you have given permission for us to do so, as noted herein.

Third-party Apps 

We also collect website usage information via third-party marketing software that helps us monitor and track activity on the website, including remarketing or retargeting services. This usage information contains only aggregate data and does not contain any personal information about any particular user.

We collect this information so that we may provide the best information and service possible to users and sponsors. The analysis of site usage we provide to advertisers and sponsors will always be anonymous.

Cookies 

When you opt-in to receive or download materials from Health Food Radar (such as ezines, checklists, white papers or guides) our website leaves a cookie on your browser to ensure that you have unlimited access to all Health Food Radar downloads. If you clear your browser of cookies, your access to the downloads will disappear until you opt-in again and another cookie is added to your browser.

Product or Book Purchases 

Information collected when you purchase a product, book or digital edition of a book is stored in our WordPress e-commerce plug-in database. We use Stripe and PayPal to process all payment information (https://stripe.com/us/privacy), (https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/ua/legalhub-full). Health Food Radar does not store or have access to the personal payment information or credit cards processed by Stripe.

Transmitting your information overseas

We are a U.S.-based company. When we transmit a person’s personal information from overseas, we will only do so with your consent to the transmission or otherwise in accordance with the applicable privacy laws. Placing an order or subscribing to our emails that requires you to voluntarily provide us with your personal information is an expression of consent to your personal information being sent overseas as part of the transaction process.

Updating Your Information Subscriber Preferences 

You may update your information and frequency preferences by clicking the “update preferences” link at the bottom of every email you receive from Health Food Radar. We will comply with such requests as permitted by law or contract. You may also request a copy of the personal information We have for you and information about how we are using it, and We will comply with such requests unless We are required or authorized by law to withhold such information. You may also submit such requests via email at info@healthfoodradar.com.

Even though we are not required to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), we will honor requests from California residents to provide a copy of what personal information we have and what specific categories of information we collect. We also accept requests to delete their information unless the information is necessary to provide products or services to you or required for us to retain by law or contract. If you are a California resident who would like a to submit such a request, please contact us at info@healthfoodradar.com.    

Removing Your Information 

If you no longer wish to receive our emails, you can click “Unsubscribe”’ from an email or contact info@healthfoodradar.com to be removed from our lists.

Security 

We use reasonable administrative, technical, and physical cybersecurity safeguards to protect your personal information as well as internal policies and procedures, to protect against unauthorized use or disclosure. Health Food Radar is HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) and is using SHA-256 with RSA encryption. We continue to assess new technology as it becomes available and to upgrade Our physical and electronic security systems as appropriate. Additionally, Health Food Radar performs a self-assessment of our privacy practices and procedures at least annually. We delete personal information that is no longer necessary for Health Food Radar to have as a business entity or to provide you with our products and services.

Sharing Your Information with Others 

We share personal information about you, as required or permitted by law, with third parties, such as service providers, who assist us in the day-to-day operations of Health Food Radar. We require third-party service providers to enter into confidentiality agreements that prohibit them from using any personal information they obtain for any other purpose other than those for which they were retained or as permitted by law.

We may share your information with a third party if we have a good-faith belief that sharing the information is necessary to comply with a law, regulation or enforceable government request including court orders; to investigate potential violations or technical issues on our website; or to protect against harm to us, our users, or our affiliates’ rights, property, safety, or to the public as permitted by law. We must disclose your personal information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

For all other uses, we will seek your consent to use your personal information in a way that is not directly related to the reason that we collected it and we do not have relevant current permission from you unless so permitted by law.

Oversight 

Health Food Radar is subject to the investigatory and enforcement power of the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) in the United States, which oversees acts or practices in or affecting commerce by any person, partnership, or corporation. We acknowledge that under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), we are liable in cases of onward transfers to third parties. Additionally, pursuant to the GDPR, You may lodge a complaint with the appropriate supervisory authority at any time.

Modifications to our Privacy Policy

Health Food Radar reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy from time to time, with or without advanced notice, and will post the latest version on our website in a timely manner. Such revisions shall be effective immediately upon posting. We recommend that You review this Privacy Policy periodically so that you are aware of any changes. Your continued participation on this site indicates your acceptance of this Privacy Policy and of the collection, use, disclosure, and management, and retention of Your personal information as described herein.

Contact Us 

Please contact us with inquiries or complaints or to request access to, or correction of, your personal information held by us at Health Food Radar 123 S. Rand Rd Lake Zurich, IL 60047, or info@healthfoodradar.com.

Any changes to the privacy policy will be stated here, so please visit often.