|Information Collection and Use
AdvancePierre L.L.C. is the sole owner of the information collected on www.AdvancePierre.com and www.DriveThruRacing.com and www.DriveThruSandwiches.com and will not sell, give or lease such information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement.
Registration information is used for shipping and to contact users about services on our site such as Fanatics, sweepstakes and other special offers.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Our use of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our sites. Once the user closes his or her browser, the cookie simply terminates. If a user rejects the cookie, he or she may still use our sites. Cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our sites. AdvancePierre L.L.C. and its affiliated entities will not be liable for any damages, injuries, costs, expenses, or privacy issues of any kind directly or indirectly related to our use of such cookies.
We use Internet Protocol ("IP") addresses to analyze trends, administer the sites, track a user's movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses may or may not be linked to personally identifiable information.
We may share aggregated demographic information with our business associates for research purposes. This information is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person. We may use an outside fulfillment company, but it does not retain, share, store, or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes. We may use or require the assistance of another party to provide specific services. When a user signs up for these services, we will share names or other contact information that is necessary for the other party to provide these services. These other parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.
The www.AdvancePierre.com and www.DriveThruRacing.com and www.DriveThruSandwiches.com sites may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that AdvancePierre L.L.C. is neither responsible nor liable for the privacy practices or lack of such practices of such other sites. We want our users to be aware of this when they leave our sites to visit linked sites. We encourage our users to read the privacy statements of each and every site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the www.AdvancePierre.com and www.drivethruracing.com and www.DriveThruSandwiches.com.
|Surveys, Contests and Sweepstakes
From time to time, we may request information from users using surveys, contests or sweepstakes. Participation in these surveys, contests or sweepstakes is completely voluntary. The user has a choice whether to disclose any information by answering the surveys or entering the contests or sweepstakes. Information requested may include contact information (such as user's name and mailing address) and demographic information (such as ZIP code and age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of improving the products and services offered by AdvancePierre L.L.C.
We take reasonably appropriate precautions on the Web sites to protect our users' information. Our users' information collected by us on our Web sites, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is maintained and secured in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, a marketing professional or a database specialist) are granted access to personally identifiable information. Employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Periodically, as well as any time new policies are added, our employees are reminded about the importance we place on privacy and are instructed regarding our policies and procedures for proper use and safeguarding of our users' information. Finally, the servers that we use to store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
We send all newly-registered users a welcome e-mail to verify registration. Registered users may occasionally receive information on products, services or special offers. Out of respect for the privacy of our users, we present the option to registered users to avoid receiving these types of communications. Please see our Choice and Opt-out section below.
|Service & Site Updates
We send registered users site and service announcement updates such as the launch of new products, promotions or new sections or features added to the AdvancePierre Web sites. We communicate with the registered users to provide requested services and to respond to various inquiries and issues using e-mail or direct mail. Out of respect for the privacy of our users, we present the option to registered users to avoid receiving these types of communications. Please see our Choice and Opt-out section below.
|Choice and Opt-out
Registered users who no longer wish to receive promotional materials or updates from us may opt-out to avoid receiving these communications by emailing Consumer info and stating which communication you would like to be opted out of, or by replying to the message with a request to unsubscribe. Registered users have the opportunity to opt-out of receiving special promotions and offers, or from involvement in focus groups, or may request that their personal information be removed completely from the Web site data base.
AdvancePierre L.L.C. is very sensitive to children's privacy issues and does not associate cookie data with personal information about children. AdvancePierre encourages parents and guardians to supervise their children's online activities and consider using parental control tools available from online services and software manufacturers. These tools can prevent children from disclosing their name, address, and other personal information online without parental consent. It is our policy that visitors under 18 years of age should not submit any information on www.AdvancePierre.com and www.DriveThruRacing.com and www.DriveThruSandwiches.com.
|Notification of Changes