This Policy reflects American Licorice Company’s commitment to protecting information we learn from each visitor to a company owned or operated general audience web site or other online services in which the company participates. American Licorice Company owned and operated web sites include www.americanlicorice.com and https://shop.amerlic.com. American Licorice Company participates in online services such as social media platforms, including:
CARU Safe Harbor
1676 International Drive, Suite 550
McLean, VA 22102
American Licorice Company does not collect or maintain information from visitors known to be under the age of 13, and no part of our web sites or online services is structured to attract anyone under the age 13. If you have reason to suspect that we have collected personal information from any visitor known to be under the age of 13, please contact us (see Section 23) so that we can review the matter and take appropriate action.
Personal information collected from a visitor on our websites or online services may include:
Our web sites and online services use automatic data collection technologies (“persistent identifiers”) including but not limited to “cookies” and “web beacons” to collect certain information about visitor equipment, browsing actions and website usage. Cookies are small files placed on the hard drive of your computer, which may collect:
Web beacons are small, transparent graphic images (such as clear GIFs, pixel tags and single-pixel GIFs) placed on website pages and advertisements for use in combination with cookies to collect website statistics, for example, to count the number of visitors to a page, to determine the popularity of website content, to determine visitor interest in website content, to identify visitors when they return to a website or online service, to store information about visitor preferences, and to verify system and server integrity. Many internet browsers or devices may allow you to block and/or remove cookies, but you may not be able to use some features or participate in some activities or offers if you block cookies.
American Licorice Company and its affiliates use Personal Information only to the extent necessary:
A visitor may review, correct and/or delete Personal Information by e-mail request to email@example.com. Visitors may also opt out of receiving communications from us about offers, contests, promotions, activities or new products by advising us by e-mail request to firstname.lastname@example.org or through available opt-out features. If Personal Information is deleted or consent to the use of Personal Information is revoked, a visitor’s participation in activities requiring the use of Personal Information may be restricted or terminated. A visitor acknowledges and agrees that even if American Licorice Company receives a request to delete information, American Licorice Reserves the right, alone and with third parties, to maintain Personal Information to the extent necessary to perform a lawful business purposes, including:
Any visitor who is under the age of 18 has the right under California’s “Minor Eraser” law (California Business and Professions Code 22581) to view, correct, or remove content posted by the visitor as a registered user of the site. A visitor may view, correct or remove content by accessing the registered account using the visitor’s user name and password. A visitor may also send American Licorice Company a request to remove certain posted content at email@example.com with the subject line “Attention Legal Department: Minor Eraser Request,” or write us at: Attention Legal Department: Minor Eraser Request, American Licorice Company, 1914 Happiness Way, La Porte, Indiana 46350. Please include enough information to identify the content to be removed and sufficient contact information for American Licorice Company to contact you in response to your request.
California residents have the right under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) and certain other privacy and data protection laws, as applicable, to exercise free of charge, the following rights:
Please note that we are not required to:
Please note that we are required to update the information required to be disclosed under the CCPA at least once every 12 months.
Please note that we may charge a different price or rate or provide a different level or quality of goods and/or services to you, if that difference is reasonably related to the value provided to our business by your personal information.
Please note that you may only make a CCPA-related data access or data portability disclosure request twice within a 12-month period. You will need to provide us with:
We are not obligated to make a data access or data portability disclosure if we cannot verify that the person making the request is the person about whom we collected information or is someone authorized to act on such person’s behalf. Any personal information we collect from you to verify your identity in connection with you request will be used solely for the purposes of verification.
We may use third party platforms to host our online e-commerce stores that help us sell our merchandise online. Our online e-commerce stores are currently hosted by Shopify, Inc. (“Shopify”). To learn how Shopify treats personal information/data learned through the provision of hosted services, visit Shopify’s Terms of Service and Privacy Statement here.
Our web sites and the online services in which we participate may allow the ability to post comments, information about yourself and others, and to upload media content (for example. pictures, videos, artwork, etc.). Submissions to American Licorice Company web sites are subject to the posted Terms of Service. Please be aware that any information you post to publicly viewable site and services can be accessed and use by others. We cannot control what others may do with information you voluntarily post, and once you post information you may not be able to edit or delete it. We urge you to use caution when posting any information online.
Visitors using social media sites should be aware that information you submit on such sites may be accessed on mobile phones and other mobile devices that allow information to be synced and saved by friends and others. You should only share important or sensitive information with people you trust because they may be able to save and share it, knowingly or unknowingly, with others you do not intend the information to be shared with.
Mobile devices such as cell phones and other devices using WiFi networks can have financial and other information intercepted during use. It is important to use only encrypted transmissions on secured WIFI networks when transmitting Personal Information. In addition, passwords and other login information should be stored in password protected files in case a mobile device is lost or stolen.
Visitors must also take precautions to prevent unauthorized access and use of Personal Information including but not limited to login names and passwords. For example visitors should not disclose or allow others to use their personal passwords or other personal identification information used to access and/or conduct transactions on this site. Visitors are solely responsible for all results (claims, liabilities and damages of any kind) arising from or related to their disclosure of Personal Information to another person or entity, whether the disclosure was intentional or not. Visitors agree not to use anyone else’s personal identification information without proper authorization.
DUE TO THE NATURE OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS AND STORAGE, THE COMPANY’S SECURITY MEASURES MAY NOT PREVENT ALL LOSS, MISUSE, THEFT OR ALTERATION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM A SITE OR ONLINE SERVICE. THEREFORE, THE VOLUNTARY SUBMISSION OF PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION VIA THIS SITE IS AT THE VISITOR’S SOLE RISK AND EXCEPT AS PROHIBITED BY LAW, EACH VISITOR AGREES THAT AMERICAN LICORICE COMPANY, IT’S AFFILIATES AND AGENTS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY FAILURE OF SECURITY MEASURES OR FOR ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, USE, DISTRIBUTION, ALTERATION OR THEFT OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THE SUBMISSION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION VIA A COMPANY SITE OR ONLINE SERVICE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL AMERICAN LICORICE COMPANY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO ANY FAILURE OF SECURITY MEASURES OR ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, USE, DISTRIBUTION, ALTERATION OR THEFT OF PERSONAL INFORMATION. EACH VISITOR ACKNOWLEDGES, CONSENTS AND AGREES TO THE EXTENT LEGALLY PERMISSIBLE IN THEIR JURISDICTION TO ALLOW AMERICAN LICORICE COMPANY TO ACCESS, PRESERVE AND OR DISCLOSE THE INFORMATION COLLECTED AND/OR CONTENT PROVIDED TO COMPANY (INCLUDING INFORMATION YOU MAY HAVE POSTED ON BULLETIN BOARDS OR INTERNAL SITE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS) TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES IF REQUIRED TO DO SO BY LAW OR WITH A GOOD FAITH BELIEF THAT SUCH ACCESS, PRESERVATION, OR DISCLOSURE IS REASONABLY NECESSARY TO: (I) COMPANY WITH LEGAL PROCESS; (II) ENFORCE THE TERMS OF SERVICE OF THE RESPECTIVE CHILDREN’S SITES; (III) RESPOND TO CLAIMS THAT THE CONTENT VIOLATES THE RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES; (IV) RESPOND TO YOUR REQUESTS FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE OR (V) PROTECT THE RIGHTS, PROPERTY OR PERSONAL SAFETY OF THE OWNERS OF THE WEBSITE, A THIRD PARTY OR THE GENERAL PUBLIC. WE MAY ALSO DISCLOSE USER INFORMATION WHENEVER WE BELIEVE DISCLOSURE IS NECESSARY TO LIMIT OUR LEGAL LIABILITY; TO PROTECT OR DEFEND OUR RIGHTS OR PROPERTY; OR PROTECT THE SAFETY, RIGHTS OR PROPERTY OF ANOTHER.
If you are visiting an American Licorice Company site or SERVICE from outside of the United States, please be aware that visitor’s Personal Information / DATA will be transferred to, and maintained on, computers located within the United States governed by U.S. laws. By providing Personal Information / DATA, you consent to the collection, use, retention and any other processing of your personal information / data on computers located within the United States and outside the country of your residence or from which you accessed the company website or service.
You may exercise your GDPR data rights by contacting us, in writing, by telephone or email at the contact information provided above. We believe that we can resolve any concerns or you may have directly between us; however, under the GDPR you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority in the EU or EEA state where you normally reside or work, or where any alleged infringement of your rights have occurred.
As mentioned above, American Licorice Company is a participating member of the CARU Safe Harbor Program. If you believe that we have not responded to your privacy inquiry or your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, please contact CARU at: CARU Safe Harbor
1676 International Drive, Suite 550
McLean, VA 22102