Privacy Policy

Date Modified: October 16, 2011

Information That We Collect

We collect personal information from you when either you register on our website, place an order, enter a contest or sweepstakes, respond to a questionnaire or communicate with us using E-mail or our website contact form.  Below you can view the precise details of how this information is collected, stored and used.  The privacy of our visitors is extremely important to us, which is why this privacy policy is meant to inform you of how we use and protect your personal information.

How Your Information is Utilized

We typically collect your information when you register on our website, buy products, enter a contest or promotion, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf our website, or utilize certain other site features in the following ways:

To personalize the kind of content and merchandise offerings we present.
To enable us to better address your customer service inquiries.
To quickly process online transactions and direct service questions.
To manage website features in which compliancy conditions must be met.
To manage our E-mail newsletter and opt-out capacities.

How Information is Safeguarded

Security steps, mainly used to maintain the safety and integrity of your personal information, have been designed and utilized on our website and connected network. Your personal information is guarded behind a reinforced network, which is only accessible by a small number of people.  These people are required to keep any personal information they view confidential. Online orders, when placed on our domain, are processed through a secure server with current security certificates. Credit card transactions are processed through a secure socket layer (SSL) for your security.

Use of Cookies

As most sites do, we also use cookies.  Cookies are simply small computer files which a website or its service provider places on your computer’s hard drive through your web browser which allows the website or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and record and remember certain data. For example, we use website cookies to help us to identify pages you have previously visited so that we may customize content displayed for you. Cookies will also be used to help us understand your preferences based on prior or present website activity, which lets us to provide you with enhanced services such as leaving comments on specific products. We also utilize cookies to help us collect aggregate data about website traffic and site interaction so that we can present you with a better user experience and research features that would be useful for our valued guests in the future.

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

You may limit the use of cookies by configuring your web browser in a way that limits how cookies are used.  Because there are a number of web browsers available in the market, which use different configuration options, it’s essential that you review the documentation which accompanies the web browser you are using to restrict the use of cookies.  Please be aware, however, that limiting the utilize of cookies can result in some website features being unavailable on our site and many others.

Disclosure of Personal Data

We do not sell, exchange, or otherwise transmit to outside organizations your personally identifiable information unless we give you advance notice, except as noted below. The phrase “outside parties” does not include Top Food Scale.  It also does not include our web hosting partners and other organizations who help us in maintaining our site, engaging in our business, or servicing you, providing that those parties agree to keep this information private. We may also release your information when we feel releasing it is acceptable to maintain compliance with the law, enforce our website policies, and to protect ours or others rights, property, and safety.

Please be aware that non-personally identifiable website visitor information may be furnished to other organizations for marketing, advertising or other uses.

Modifying the Information You Have Furnished Us

The only personal information in which individuals may change, opt-out of and/or remove is from our E-mail newsletter.  Unsubscribing from our E-mail newsletter will result in all personal information being deleted.  Direct communication with us, purchases made on our site, and additional transactions which usually require accurate records can not be modified by individual customers.

Third Party Links

The internet (web) is comprised of many websites which link to each other.  We also link to other websites and have no control over how such sites acquire, use and transfer sensitive information.  Therefore, our privacy policy does not cover how they may manage personal data.  Most of the third party websites that we link to utilize cookies, web beacons and other internet technologies to obtain information for valid purposes.  Please review the specific privacy policies on those sites that we have linked to so that you can learn how they handle and process private information.

Stated Privacy Policy Changes

Updates made to this privacy policy shall take place over time and will be posted on this page.  Changes made to this privacy policy are enforced from that release date and forward.  You may view when this privacy policy was last changed by taking a look at the date displayed on the top of this webpage.

Visitor Questions and Feedback

We encourage our visitors to contact us with their questions and suggestions relating to this privacy policy or any matter concerning our site.

Privacy Policy Coverage

Our privacy policy only cover activities which occur on this website.  Purchases and communications that take place by telephone, in-person or by other means have no coverage under this specific policy.

Your Consent

By using this website, and by using its many features, you hereby grant us with your consent concerning this privacy policy and its terms.