Qikfood is firmly committed to maintain your privacy. This Qikfood Privacy Policy is intended to inform you of our policies and practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of the information to you submit to us through Qikfood.com (the "Site" ). Please note that by accessing and using Qikfood, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into and constitutes a part of the Qikfood Terms of Use.
1. Collection and Use of Information
Personal Information is information voluntarily provided by the User to Qikfood in order to identify the User. Personal information, including, but is not limited to, your name, e-mail address and location data, is required to complete the Account registration process. Qikfood may also collect and store optional information, including your categories of interest, gender and other demographic information to aid in the customization of your experience. For instance, at your request, we may send you e-mails notifying you of new offerings based on your preferences and former purchases. Optional information is not required in order to participate in our services, however, the omission of certain information inhibit the applicability and efficiency of the Site experience for the User.
In the event that Users chose to post comments to our forums or e-mail questions or suggestions to Qikfood, we have the option to, for instance, publish this information in our marketing materials and otherwise utilize this information you voluntarily provide. Qikfood shall not publish your personal information, such as your name, in correlation with the information you knowingly provide without your consent.
When you place an order from Qikfood, we may require that you provide us with personal information that includes your credit card number, expiration date and authentication codes or related information. In the event that you are unwilling or unable to provide the personal information required, you will not be permitted to complete your desired transaction.
Your Personal Information may be processed and stored in other countries (including the United States) where laws regarding the processing of Personal Information may be less stringent than the laws in your country. Your Personal Information will not be used or disclosed for purposes for which you have not given consent or which are not permitted under applicable law.
2. Public Content
You can contribute content to Qikfood in a number of different ways, including writing reviews, e-mailing Qikfood, uploading photos, submitting media content, participating in discussions and completing a public profile. Your content contributions ("Public Content") may be stored by Qikfood, used for promotional purposed, read, collected and used by others. Please not that any personally identifiable information you make available as part of your Public Content is accessible and can be utilized by other Users of Qikfood. Qikfood is not responsible for the information you include within your Public Content.
3. Third Party Services
Qikfood allows Users to access third party services, including Facebook and Twitter, to share information on those services. We share your content preferences and other information with the social network with which you have connected to Qikfood, along with those companies and persons with whom you have asked us to share your information.
4. Sharing Information with Third Parties
Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, Qikfood does not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share for marketing purposes your personal information with third parties without your authorization.
Qikfood may share your personal information with authorized third party service providers who perform services on our behalf to help conduct, maintain and expedite our communications with you. These services may include, but are not limited to, distribution of promotional and administrative e-mails, data analysis, payment processing (including credit card payments), troubleshooting and customer service. Qikfood encourages our third-party service providers to adopt and post privacy policies, and we require our third-party service providers to promise not to use such information except as is necessary to provide the relevant services to us.
Qikfood may create anonymous information records from your personal information by excluding information that would make this information personally identifiable to you (such as your name). We typically aggregate this information for the purpose of compiling User demographics and behavioral patterns for the purpose of statistical analysis, marketing or advertizing or to troubleshoot and administer the website. This Privacy Policy does not limit our ability to share anonymous information in any way, and we reserve the right to share and disclose this information with advertisers, partners and other third parties in association with actual or prospective business relationships.
5. Sale of Assets, Merger or Acquisition
In the event that we go through a business transaction such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your personal information may be included among the assets transferred. Any party with whom Qikfood merges may not have the same or similar privacy guidelines as set forth in this Privacy Policy. Users will be notified of changes made to our Privacy Policy and will have the option to opt out of the use of our Services.
6. Legal Stipulations
We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law and when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to comply with a law or judicial proceeding, enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements, adhere to a court order or legal process served on our website, or to protect the rights, safety of Qikfood, our employees, our users, or others.
7. Our Policy towards Children
Qikfood is intended for general audiences and is not directed towards children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13, nor is any part of the Site meant to attract children under the age of 13. Minors between the ages of 13 and 18 must receive their parents' or guardians' permission before submitting information over the internet. By participating in Qikfood, you are representing that you are at least 18 years old or you are at least 13 years old and have a parent's or guardian's permission to use Qikfood
8. Third Party Links
This Site may contain links to third party websites with which we are not affiliated. This Privacy Policy applies solely to the information collected by Qikfood. Qikfood does not endorse and is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies and practices of third party websites. We encourage our Users to read the privacy policies of any and all third party websites, particularly in the event that your personally identifiable information is required by the third party.
9. Cookies
Cookies are small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer's hard drive while you are viewing the Site. Cookies allow us to uniquely identify your browser and collect information including pages you have visited and links you have clicked on. We use this information to better understand your preferences and to provide you access to the appropriate products and services. Cookies are also used to save your password, so you need not reenter it each time you visit our Site. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). Persistent Cookies can be removed by following your Internet browser help file directions. Cookies must be accepted by your web browser in order to use the services offered by Qikfood. If you have selected to disable cookies, some areas of Qikfood may not work properly or at all.
We may allow third party advertizing companies and ad servers to display advertisements on our Site. As part of their service, these advertisers may use cookies in conjunction with your use of the Site. We have no access to or control over these cookies. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by our Site only and does not cover the privacy policies of any advertiser or ad server.
10. Security
Qikfood has adopted generally accepted industry standards to help protect your personal information. You can access your personal information on our Site by utilizing your e-mail address or username and password. Qikfood encrypts sensitive information, including your credit card information, using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology to ensure your sensitive information is safe as it is transmitted to us. Although we adopt significant measures to protect your personal information, no method of transmission over the Internet, wireless network, or method of electronic storage is guaranteed to be 100% secure. We cannot absolutely guarantee the security of any information to or from our Site, and cannot be held responsible for the actions of any third parties that receive any such information.
11. Unsubscribing
In the event that you no longer wish to receive marketing communications from Qikfood, you have the option to " opt-out" from these services by following the unsubscribe instructions provided within our e-mails. You may also opt-out of our marketing communications by changing your profile settings. Please note that, though you may not longer receive our marketing communications, you may continue to receive administrative communications from Qikfood including, but not limited to, notifications regarding changes to our Privacy Policy and User Terms and Conditions in the event we chose to distribute such communications in this manner.
12. Revision and Contact Us
If you have further questions regarding this Privacy Policy or would like to update your personal information, you may contact us at customerservice@qikfood.com. This Privacy Policy is subject to change at our discretion, and we will provide notification of such changes either on our Site or by using your e-mail address, the method of notification shall be at our sole discretions. In the event that you do not accept any and all changes to our Privacy Policy, you agree to immediately cease to use our Site and Services. Your continued use of Qikfood after the implementation of such changes will be indicative of your acceptance of such changes and your agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions currently in place.