PrivacyDan Donoghue

Privacy Policy

Last Updated: November 21, 2015

Protecting your privacy is important to The Chocolate Caper. The Chocolate Caper has enacted this privacy policy (the “Policy”) to disclose our data collection and dissemination practices. By accessing The Chocolate Caper website (“the Platform”) on any computer, mobile phone, tablet, console or other device (collectively, “Device”), you agree to the terms of this Policy. We reserve the right to modify this Policy at any time, with or without notice, and will do so from time to time. Each modification shall be effective upon posting to the Site. It is your responsibility to periodically review the Policy and any changes made. Your continued use of the Platform constitutes your acknowledgement of and agreement to the Policy any changes made to the Policy. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into, and is subject to, the Terms of Use (http://chocolatecaper.com/terms).

Information We Collect

We collect information from you when you register and use the Platform. When you register to become a member or use the Platform, we may collect the following personal information, including, but not limited to, the following (collectively, “Provided Information”):

  1. Account information: name, user name, password;
  2. Contact information: email address, postal address and phone number;
  3. Device identifier and hardware information, IP address, browser type and language, cookie information, system type, access times, referring website URLs, information captured and stored by other applications, and other information about your interactions with us;
  4. Any other information you are required to provide in connection with your permitted use of the Platform;
  5. Any other information you give us or permit us to access, including, but not limited to, your image, birth date, gender, social media information, and activity and performance information; and any information you submit to us when you participate in our promotions, contests, and sweepstakes.

We store and compile this data and may retain it from those who access the Platform and do not become a member or who voluntarily end their registration or who have their registration revoked. To retain your registration status you are required to keep this Provided Information up to date and accurate by updating your account on the Platform or informing The Chocolate Caper of any changes to the Provided Information.

How We Use the Information We Collect

 The goods and services we provide require the use of your Provided Information. By submitting this information, you are giving us permission to use the Provided Information in connection with the services. Any of the information we collect form you may be used in one of the following ways:

  1. To improve our Platform: we continually strive to improve our Platform offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you;
  2. To improve our customer service: your Provided Information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs. We may also use your Provided Information to improve our services and product offerings;
  3. To provide you with the goods and services: we use your Provided Information to provide you with the goods and services we offer and you have requested on the Platform;
  4. Email marketing: With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products, and other updates. Your Provided Information may also be used to improve our marketing and promotional efforts. You retain the option to opt-out of all email marketing communication.
  5. Postal mail marketing: With your permission, we may send you postal mail about our store, new products, and other updates. Your Provided Information may also be used to improve our marketing and promotional efforts. You retain the option to opt-out of all postal mail communication.
  6. Third-party marketing: With your permission, we may rent, share, sell or exchange your email or postal address with third parties, who may contact you regarding their products or services that we think may be of interest to you.

Sharing of Information

All information collected by The Chocolate Caper is for its own use. By submitting your e-mail address, postal address or other contact information and providing consent on the Platform, you agree to receive communications including, but not limited to, email marketing and postal mail marketing from The Chocolate Caper.

You may choose to share certain information or to share your activity on other platforms, such as but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Google Plus. Please read the privacy policies of those platforms, and any other platforms with which or by which you share information or activities, because your The Chocolate Caper activity published on those platforms will no longer be governed by The Chocolate Caper’s Privacy Policy.

The Chocolate Caper will not publish user e-mail addresses or postal addresses anywhere on our website, print them in our mailings or marketing materials, or otherwise disclose your e-mail address or postal address without your consent.

Users, at all times, have the ability and the option to stop receiving e-mail and postal mail communications from The Chocolate Caper and third-parties; unsubscribe from our mailing list; or remove their personal information from the Platform by using the unsubscribe/opt-out links provided in sent emails or by contacting service@chocolatecaper.com. Please allow a reasonable amount of time for The Chocolate Caper to process your request.

With your permission, The Chocolate Caper may share your information, including your name, address, email address, as well as a record of any transactions you conduct on our website or offline with us with a third-party advertising partner. The Chocolate Caper also retains the right to use a third-party analytics tools to track aggregate user statistics for its own use.

Please note, however, that The Chocolate Caper reserves the right to surrender user information (1) if we believe The Chocolate Caper has been used to commit or was involved in an unlawful act, (2) if the information is subpoenaed, (3) if the The Chocolate Caper is sold or acquired; or (4) for any lawful purpose or in response to the order of a court of competent jurisdiction.

Promotions and Contests

The Chocolate Caper sometimes includes notices of contests or other promotions we are conducting, and we may permit you to enter electronically in some cases. If that occurs, we will use the information you provide for the purpose of conducting the promotion (e.g., to contact you if you’re a winner) and for any other purpose for which we might use information about you collected through this website. In the promotions sponsored by third parties, information you submit to enter those promotions may be shared with the third-party sponsor and then used by the sponsor in accordance with any contest rules and its privacy policy.

Unsubscribe/Opt Out

You can modify your profile within The Chocolate Caper through your account. If you would like your account to be deleted, contact The Chocolate Caper at service@chocolatecaper.com. Your information previously posted may remain publicly viewable indefinitely after deletion of your account. The Chocolate Caper may keep information and content in our backup files and archives. Users who wish not to be contacted by The Chocolate Caper or third-parties may, at any time; use the links provided at the bottom of sent emails or email us at service@chocolatecaper.com to unsubscribe from our services.

Minors

Visitors under 13 years of age are not permitted to submit their personal information to the Platform or register for The Chocolate Caper’s services. The Chocolate Caper does not market to children under 13 years of age and does not knowingly solicit or collect information from users who are under 13 years of age.

E-mails and Feedback Information That You Provide

We want to hear from you about our services. If you send an e-mail to us or fill out any form through our Platform, we may collect your name, e-mail, postal address, phone number, and the full content of the message you provide, including attached files and other information you provide (collectively “Feedback Information”). All Feedback Information collected will be treated in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use. If you provide Feedback Information to us, we may use and disclose such information for any purpose, except we will not associate the Feedback Information with your e-mail, street address, phone number, and other Personal Information aside from your first name, last initial, and your general location (i.e. the city in which you live). You agree that any Feedback Information that you provide in an e-mail or form becomes our property. We may use this Feedback Information for marketing purposes or to add, modify, or improve our Platform or services without paying any royalties or other compensation to you. We may use your e-mail or phone number to contact you regarding the content of your message to us.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page. All changes to this Privacy Policy become effective as of the date posted to our Platform. The date of the most recent revision is found at the beginning of this Privacy Policy.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions regarding our Privacy Policy, you may contact us at service@chocolatecaper.com.