Privacy Statement

Effective Date: August 1, 2014

Apio, Inc. takes your privacy seriously. This privacy policy describes how and why we obtain, store and process data which can personally identify you, such as your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address. We do reserve the right to change this Privacy Statement at any time by posting a new privacy statement at this location.

Information we may collect:

When you register on or submit information via our website, we may ask for information such as your name, e-mail address, postal address, zip code, telephone number, gender, personal interests, and preferences relating to our products and services. Apio will not collect any personally identifiable information about you unless you provide it to us voluntarily and approve its use.

If you do not want your personally identifiable information collected, please do not submit it to us.

In some cases, we may collect information that is not personally identifiable. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet browser or computer operating system you use, the date and time you visited our site, the pages you accessed, cookie information, and the name of the website from which you linked to our site. We use this information to analyze trends and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. This information is not linked to any personally identifiable information.

You may control the collection of information associated with you by going to http://media.eatsmart.net/optout.html.

How we may use your information:

When you do provide us with personally identifiable information, we may use that information to better understand your needs and how we can improve our products and services. We may use it to enhance your experience on our website by displaying content and marketing messages that we believe will be of interest to you. We may also use that information to contact you, for example, by email with one of our newsletters containing additional information about our products or to answer a question or respond to a comment you have submitted. If you do not want to continue to receive such messages from us, please send an email to us at info@eatsmart.net with “Unsubscribe” in the subject line, or follow the instructions in any such message sent.

If you submit a recipe, comment or feedback to us, you acknowledge that the contents of your submission do not constitute your personal information. You agree that if we post or otherwise use your submission, we may disclose your name so that we can credit you with submitting the submission, but we are under no obligation to do so.

Information sharing and disclosure:

We do not sell or rent your personal information or share your personal information with nonaffiliated companies or individuals, except with your permission.

We may provide the information:
a) to trusted partners who work on our behalf, who may use your personal information to help us communicate with you about offers, and who do not have any independent right to share this information;
b) in response to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process, or to exercise our legal rights or the interests of our customers or users of the website, or to defend against legal claims;
c) if we believe it necessary in order to investigate or prevent , prevent illegal activities, fraud, situations involving potential threats to the anyone’s physical safety, violations of terms of use specified on the website, or as otherwise required by law;
d) in the event of a sale, merger, consolidation, change in control, transfer of substantial assets, reorganization or liquidation of our company.

Security:

Keeping information about you secure is very important to us, and this website has security measures, such as administrative, technical and physical safeguards, to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure, and a sufficiently powerful attack from an unauthorized third party could compromise your data. Therefore we disclaim any and all liability for unauthorized access or use, or compromise of your personal information submitted through the website. Users are hereby advised that they submit such personal information at their own risk.

Links to Non-Apio sites:

This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that Apio is not responsible for the privacy policies of other sites, and we encourage you to be aware when you leave our site, and to read the privacy statements of every website that collects personally identifiable information.

How to contact us:

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, or if you have submitted personally identifiable information through our website and would like access to such information or to have that information corrected, please contact us.