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Privacy Policy

Garrett Popcorn Shops® Privacy Policy

Please read the following carefully to understand what information we Collect from you when you visit our site and how we will use it.

GARRETT POPCORN SHOPS® ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.  Along with our Terms of Use, this Privacy Policy explains the way any personal data we collect from your visit to our site, or that you knowingly provide to us, will be processed by us.  By accessing or using this website, mobile application or other Garrett Popcorn Shops® product or service on any computer, mobile phone, tablet, or other device, you consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to abide by our Terms of Use.

Information we may collect from you

The Garrett® site is for use by people over the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect information from younger people.  We collect 2 types of information: Personal information and anonymous information. 

I.          Personal Information.

We collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.GarrettPopcorn.com.

This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site or corresponding with us. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site.

  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.

Where we store your personal Information

All information you provide to us is stored on asecure server Any payment transactions will be encrypted. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.

Use of your personal information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

  • To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
  • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
  • To fill your orders;
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
  • We use email addresses to send our customers special promotions or product information. If you wish to not to receive these email announcements, please send an email to webmaster@garrettpopcorn.com with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject field. Please allow 1-2 weeks for your request to be processed.
  • Customers can also log into the "My Account" portion of the website to review and make changes to the information stored therein.

Disclosure of your personal information

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • If we are placed under a legal duty to disclose or share your personal information, including exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

II.        Anonymous information

IP addresses and cookies

We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual and we will not collect personal information in this way. 

The data is not associated with your name or address, although the digital tracking does disclose the geographical location of your computer, which we also use for marketing purposes.

We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using cookies, which are small files left on your hard drive through your web browser.  The cookies allow our systems to recognize your computer and capture and remember certain information. We use cookies because they help us to improve our site and deliver more personalized service to our customers. They enable us:

  • To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
  • To store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our site to match your interests.
  • To speed up your searches.
  • To recognize you when you return to our site.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

Tracking and Targeted Advertising

We also work with Google and Bing, who use tracking technologies to serve advertisements on the behalf of Garrett Popcorn  when you visit other sites on the Internet.  When these companies use “tracking data” collected from your visit to our site for Targeted Advertising, we do not use or share with other website owners your name, phone number or email address.  Instead, you are identified by a system-generated identification number and your information is used so we and other advertisers can tailor marketing to you and your interests.

Your right to Opt-Out of Targeted Advertising

 If you do not wish to have tracking information from your visit to our site used  to provide Targeted Advertising, you may opt out at any time by selecting Google and Microsoft at these opt-out sites: http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ and  http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ . You may also change your Web browser settings to delete cookies.

International Visitors

We operate this website and our other digital services in the United States.  Although you may be located in another country, when you visit our site, you consent to have your personal data transferred, processed and stored in the United States, and allow Garrett to use your information in the way described in this Privacy Policy. 

WHEN YOU LEAVE OUR SITE

Our site may occasionally contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Changes to our privacy policy

The Privacy Policy is effective as of August 2014. We may change our Privacy Policy in the future.  Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, sent to you by e-mail. However, you should check this page regularly to keep up to date with any changes in our policies and procedures.

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to webmaster@garrettpopcorn.com.