Food Safety Magazine

May 28, 2018

Privacy Policy

Food Safety Magazine Privacy Policy
Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to and Food Safety Magazine and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Food Safety Magazine include, FSM Newsletters and Food Safety Matters Podcast. The Food Safety Magazine website is an industry news and information site. By using the Food Safety Magazine website, or subscribing/requesting our products, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) subscribing to Food Safety Magazine print or digital edition or email newsletters; (b) participating in a survey; (c) requesting copies of white papers or ebooks; (d) sending us an email message (e) registering for a webinar To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Sharing Information with Third Parties
Food Safety Magazine will only share information as outlined in this policy. 

Food Safety Magazine may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party unless you take actions on their offers where you voluntarily offer your information.

In the case of some sponsored content, delivery of ebooks and webinars you will be asked to provide information in order to receive the information or service. In such cases, the information you provide upon requesting the product or service is shared with the sponsor(s).

In the case of email newsletters, we may transfer limited information to advertisers when the individual clicks on an advertiser’s email newsletter advertisement. This information includes only company name, company type, and job title, but not personal contact information such as name, phone or email address. This is done only as a means to demonstrate the effectiveness of the advertiser’s messages but not to transfer your personal information. This advertiser service is not included for ads that appear on the Food Safety Magazine website.

Food Safety Magazine may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Food Safety Magazine, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Food Safety Magazine may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Food Safety Magazine or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Food Safety Magazine; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Food Safety Magazine, or the public.

Tracking User Behavior
Food Safety Magazine may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Food Safety Magazine, in order to determine what Food Safety Magazine services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Food Safety Magazine to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area and to help us make editorial decisions.

Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Food Safety Magazine. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain the quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Food Safety Magazine website.

Use of Cookies
The Food Safety Magazine website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Food Safety Magazine pages, or register with Food Safety Magazine site or services, a cookie helps Food Safety Magazine to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future by remembering site preferences.  This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Food Safety Magazine website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Food Safety Magazine features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Food Safety Magazine services or websites you visit. In other cases, our advertisers request to use third-party tracking to verify our ad delivery, or to remarket their products and services to you on other websites. You may opt-out of these tracking pixels by adjusting the Do Not Track settings in your browser, or by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt-Out page.

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Security of your Personal Information
Food Safety Magazine secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Food Safety Magazine uses SSL Protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.

Children Under Thirteen
Food Safety Magazine does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

E-mail Communications
Food Safety Magazine subscribers have the option to receive FSM eDigest Newsletters as well as announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from Food Safety Magazine or click on a link therein.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Food Safety Magazine, you may opt-out of such communications by clicking on the One Click Unsubscribe feature included in every email.

External Data Storage Sites
We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.

Changes to this Statement
Food Safety Magazine reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information
Food Safety Magazine welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. It is your right under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to see the data that we hold about you. If you believe that Food Safety Magazine has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Food Safety Magazine at:

Food Safety Magazine
1945 W. Mountain Street
Glendale, California 91201

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Effective as of May 28, 2018

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