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Privacy/Security

Collection of information.

We collect information from you when you register on the site, place an order, enter a contest or sweepstakes, respond to a survey or communication such as email, or participate in another website program.

When ordering or registering, we may ask you for your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information or other information.

We also collect information about gift recipients so that we can fulfill the gift purchase. The information we collect about gift recipients is not used for marketing purposes.

Like many websites, we use "cookies" to enhance your experience and gather information about visitors and visits to our websites. Please refer to the "What are cookies?" section below for information about cookies and how we use them.

    Why we collect your information.

    We may use the information we collect from you when you register, purchase products, enter a contest or promotion, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways: To personalize your shopping.To respond to your customer service requests.To process your transactions in a timely manner.To administer contests, promotions, surveys or other features.

    If you have opted-in to receive our email newsletter, we may send you regular emails. If you would like to stop receiving promotional email from us, please un-subscribe. If you have not opted-in to receive email newsletters, you will not receive these emails. Visitors who register or participate in other site features such as marketing programs and 'members-only' content will be given a choice whether they would like      to be on our email list and receive email communications from us.

     

    Subscription Policy.

    When you subscribe to bean sprout's "Newsletter/Notice of Sales/Specials" you agree to receive information and/or promotions from bean sprout's suppliers including but not limited to Creations Robo Inc. and others.

     

    Website security.

    We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. When you place orders or access your personal information, we offer the use of a secure server. All sensitive/credit information you supply is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our databases to be only accessed as stated above.

    What are cookies?

    Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For example, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

    We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

    We do not disclose the information we collect to outside parties.

    We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice, except as described below. The term "outside parties" does not include bean sprout. It also does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety.

    However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

    Policy changes.

    Bean sprout reserves the right to change it's policy without notice. Please check the policy from time to time. The date of policy changes will be posted here. 07/01/2012.

    Questions and feedback.

    We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy. Please send us any feedback pertaining to privacy, or any other issue. Please contact us at info@beansprout.ca or call 416-271-3605 or 1-866-775-5888.

    Consent.

    By using this site, you consent to this privacy policy.