Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY:
Food by Mars (“Food by Mars”) operates foodbymars.com and may operate other websites. It is Food by Mars’ policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Personal information is NOT shared with third-parties nor do we store information we collect about your visit to this blog for use other than to analyze content performance through the use of cookies, which you can turn off at any time by modifying your Internet browser’s settings. We are not responsible for the republishing of the content found on this blog on other Web sites or media without our permission. This privacy policy is subject to change without notice.

Website Visitors
Like most website operators, Food by Mars collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Food by Mars’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Food by Mars’ visitors use its website. From time to time, Food by Mars may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Food by Mars also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on foodbymars.com blogs/sites. Food by Mars only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Food by Mars’ websites choose to interact with Food by Mars in ways that require Food by Mars to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Food by Mars gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who opt in for foodbymars.com newsletters or who comment on posts to provide a name and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Food by Mars are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions, such as Health Coaching services, etc. In each case, Food by Mars collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Food by Mars. Food by Mars does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics
Food by Mars may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Food by Mars may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Food by Mars does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Food by Mars discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Food by Mars’ behalf or to provide services available at Food by Mars’ websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Food by Mars’ websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Food by Mars will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Food by Mars discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Food by Mars believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Food by Mars, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Food by Mars website and have supplied your email address, Food by Mars may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Food by Mars and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Food by Mars takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies
A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Food by Mars uses cookies to help Food by Mars identify and track visitors, their usage of Food by Mars website, and their website access preferences. Food by Mars visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Food by Mars’ websites, with the drawback that certain features of Food by Mars’ websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers
If Food by Mars, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Food by Mars goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Food by Mars may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads
Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Food by Mars and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes
Although most changes are likely to be minor, Food by Mars may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Food by Mars’ sole discretion. Food by Mars encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a foodbymars.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.