INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Great Harvest may collect some personal information that identifies you or relates to you as an individual. We will only collect personally identifiable information, such as your first and last name, mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone number, if you provide it voluntarily. If you are an applicant for a Great Harvest franchise and complete a franchisee application, we will collect financial information, business ownership information, occupation, and other details that you voluntarily provide through the application process.
In addition, Great Harvest may collect certain types of non-personal information such as: browser and device information/IP address, location information (when searching for a Great Harvest location near you), demographic information, and mobile usage data that may be collected through marketing activities and data analytics for the Site.
HOW WE USE AND SHARE INFORMATION
Like most web sites, this Site gathers information such as traffic patterns and usage data to help Great Harvest understand how you use the Site. We use this information to develop new services and continue to make improvements that are important to you and Great Harvest customers. Great Harvest may also use information that you provide us to respond to your requests for information and/or services, media inquiries, identifying a Great Harvest location, and sending email materials in response to requests for Great Harvest Blog subscriptions.
Additionally, Great Harvest may contract with other third party service providers to better assist us in understanding our site visitors and their behaviors. Great Harvest does not sell or rent to third parties any of the personal information that you provide us with through the Site, and only provides this information to third-parties that are performing services directly for Great Harvest. These third party service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on the Site and on Great Harvest’s behalf for any purpose other than to help us improve our business. These third party service providers may not collect or use information from the Site for their own benefit or business purposes.
Great Harvest may also share your information with affiliates, franchisees, and/or investors. In the event that any transfer or sale of some or all of Great Harvest’s business or assets occurs, we may disclose your personal information to those involved in such a transfer or sale of assets.
Information and forms available on the “Own a Franchise” section of this Site are applicable only to prospective franchisees in the United States. Information submitted on the online form will become a part of any application for a Great Harvest franchise that you may later submit. We may disclose your personal information submitted on the form to our business units, agents, affiliates, and to other third parties as part of our consideration of your franchise application. We do not authorize any unaffiliated third parties to use your personal information for any purpose other than consideration of your application.
If you would like to inquire about becoming a franchisee, please click here.
HOW WE PROTECT INFORMATION
Great Harvest works hard to protect its Site users from unauthorized access, alteration, or disclosure of information. In doing so, Great Harvest maintains reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information. Great Harvest cannot guarantee that its security measures will be sufficient to entirely prevent security problems and it cannot guarantee that information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to Great Harvest over the Internet.
Privacy of Children
This Site is not directed toward children under the age of 13, and Great Harvest does not intentionally or knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 13. Great Harvest believes that parents and guardians should supervise their children’s online activities and consider utilizing parental control tools available to prevent children from disclosing their names, address, and other personal information online without parental permission. It is the policy of Great Harvest that visitors under 18 years of age should not submit or post anything on the Site without parental consent. Should any child under the age of 18 provide personal information, we ask that his or her parent or guardian contact Great Harvest through one of the methods listed on the Contact Us page so that we can promptly delete the child’s information from our records.
Opt-Out and Control Over Information
You have the right to opt out of future contact from Great Harvest at any time. You may do so by using the “unsubscribe” choice at the bottom of any e-mail marketing material or Great Harvest Blog notification. Please note that by clicking “unsubscribe,” this does not delete any personal information that Great Harvest has collected about you, but only deactivates our ability to contact you.
You maintain control over the information that we have collected on the Site. By contacting us at the telephone number listed on the Contact Us page, you may request that we provide any data that we have about you (if any), make corrections to or change any data that we have collected about you, or request that we delete any such data.
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Last modified: October 9, 2014