Please note, if you provide us with your email address or phone number, we or our representative may send you a follow-up email or phone call.
The effective date of this Policy is August 27, 2020.
Information Collected and How it is Used
The information we gather from you enables us to provide you with services, maintain and improve the Website and to process your and others’ requests. Information gathered may include the following:
- Information You Provide to Us: The types of information we may collect on this Website may include your name, address, preferences, content, website usages and other demographic information. You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of certain services or features offered on the Website or offline. The Information you provide is used for responding to your requests for certain information, products and services, customizing the advertising and content you see, processing payments and communicating with you about payments, services and features.
- Information that You Disclose or Post or Allow Others to Disclose or Post: Any Information that you voluntarily disclose on or through the Website is public information that will be collected and used by Protein Foundry, LLC and may be collected and used by others. Please contact us at [email protected] to have this information removed from the Website.
- Information Collected Automatically: We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with the Website. We automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, cookie information, pages visited and your location on the Website. Generally, our service automatically collects usage information, such as the numbers and frequency of visitors to the Website and its components.
- We may provide Information to third parties about how our site is used. If you are logged in, then we may associate your information with your Website account. We may also place tags, or web beacons, in HTML-based emails or other communications with you to confirm delivery, to track communications or uses of the Website. Many companies offer programs that help you to visit websites anonymously. While you may not be able to use the Website, or to access all features of the Website if you use such programs, we want you to be aware that these programs are available.
- Other Tracking Technologies. We use Local Storage Objects (LSOs) such as HTML 5, to store content information and preferences. Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our Website or to display advertising based upon your web browsing activity may use Flash or HTML5 to collect and store information. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5. To manage Flash LSOs please click here.
- Information From Other Sources: Protein Foundry, LLC might receive and store information about you that is sent to us from other sources. This may include updated delivery and address information from vendors with regard to your email address.
- Email and Phone Communications: You may receive email or phone calls from Protein Foundry, LLC from time to time, for instance to request information regarding your account or payment, to notify you of new features, changes to the Website, specials or promotions or to provide you with information that you request, and you hereby consent to receipt of any such email. If you no longer wish to receive promotional information or newsletters from us, please click the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of each communication.
- Surveys. We may provide you the opportunity to participate in contests or surveys on our site. If you participate, we will request certain personal information from you. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information typically includes contact information, such as email address. We use this information to contact you. We use a third-party service provider to conduct these surveys; that company is prohibited from using our users’ personal information for any other purpose. We will not share the personal information you provide through a contest or survey with other third parties unless we give you prior notice and choice.
We share information only as described below. You hereby consent to our sharing of information for the purposes listed below.
- Other Users: Note that any information that you make public on or through the Website will be accessible by other users and may be used by them.
- Business Transfers: In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets or to pledge assets as collateral. In these types of transactions, user information, including your Information, is typically one of the business assets that is involved and may be transferred. Moreover, if Protein Foundry, LLC, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Protein Foundry, LLC goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information, including your Information, would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Protein Foundry, LLC may continue to use your Information as set forth in this Policy. You will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Website of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.
- Protection of Protein Foundry, LLC and Others: We may disclose Information when we believe that disclosure is necessary to comply with the law, to enforce or apply our conditions of use and other agreements, or to protect the rights, property or safety of Protein Foundry, LLC our employees, affiliates, users or others. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
- With Your Consent: We may share Information when you provide us with your consent to do so. For instance, when you request goods, information or services from our affiliates or a third party through us, or when you post information to the Website, you provide your consent for us to share that information with others. Please note that whenever you post public information on or through the Website you are giving us your consent to share that information with third parties.
Some of our sites and services may require a completed form in order to access secured information, use special site functions, or complete a transaction. Product literature requests may require your contact information, demographics, unique identifiers, shipping, and other personal information. We may also use some of this information to contact you about the services for which you have expressed interest and/or important support information.
Access to Information
If your personal information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, amend, delete inaccuracies or unsubscribe by contacting customer service. We will respond to your request to access within 30 days. If we cannot accommodate your request, we will let you know why.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Child Use of Sites
The Website is not intended for use by children under 18 years of age. Furthermore, it is not our intention to extend promotional offers to children. Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, we will never knowingly request Information from anyone less than 13 years of age. If we become aware that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with information, we will remove that information from our files.
Notifications and Verifications
We may use email or other contact methods to notify site users and promotional participants of Protein Foundry, LLC’s special offers, newsletters, and site alerts or features. We may also use e-mail or other contact methods to disseminate PINs and passwords, validate requests and provide customer support.
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Website, you can contact us at [email protected]
Changes to this Policy
Third Party Sites
Protein Foundry, LLC is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or any other websites linked to or from the sites. Links appearing on the sites are for convenience only and are not an endorsement by Protein Foundry, LLC or our affiliates or their partners of the referenced content, product, service or supplier. Your linking to or from any off-site pages or other websites is at your own risk. Protein Foundry, LLC are in no way responsible for examining or evaluating, and they do not warrant the offerings of, off-site pages or any other websites linked to or from the sites, nor do we assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, content, products, or services of such pages and websites, including, without limitation, terms and conditions. You should carefully review the terms and conditions of all off-site pages and other websites that you visit.
By using this Website, you signify your agreement to this Policy.
Your Responsibility and Acceptance of These Terms
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password, restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.
Third-party websites may refer to our sites and even provide hyperlinks to specific pages or functions. We are not responsible for the context in which those referring links are made nor are we responsible for ensuring those links work properly.
Protein Foundry, LLC
P.O. Box 26231
Milwaukee, WI 53226