Privacy Policy for TheTasteofGermany.com

Last update 01/15/2022

Your privacy is important to us, and maintaining your trust and confidence is one of our highest priorities.

We respect your right to keep your personal information confidential and understand your desire to avoid unwanted solicitations.  Therefore, we use the information we collect about you only to process orders and to provide a more personalized browsing or shopping experience. Please read on for more detail about our privacy policy.

Who We Are

The Site is owned and maintained by German Foods North America, LLC, , an organization registered as a limited liability corporation in the state of Delaware and located in Rockville, MD, USA ("we," "us," "Company" or "Germanfoods"). If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at [email protected]

What information do we collect? How do we use it?

Once you place an order on our website, we may collect your name, contact information including email address, demographic information such as postcode, and any other information relevant to our customer. This allows us to process and fulfill your orders and to notify you of your order status.

When you voluntarily sign up for our E-mail list, we need only an e-mail address and name – which we use to send the information you requested. We also may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers, or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. You can always unsubscribe from our mailing list.

When you enter a contest or other promotional feature, we may ask for your name, address, and e-mail address so we can administer the contest and notify winners.

We monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to help us develop the design and layout of the store.

From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax, or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.

We collect data that help in improving our plugins to help its users achieve the most out of our plugins. 

We collect data that is sent by the plugin user in the uninstall feedback survey. This includes the reason for deactivation, software versions, server name, date, and time. There are no personally identifiable data collected and data are stored on our own servers.

We also collect data about the traffic that come our way via the plugins. There are no personally identifiable data stored in doing so, and the data is stored only with your consent.

 What about cookies”?

Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computers hard drive. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifying information. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that. Even without a cookie, you can still use most of the features in our store, including placing items in your shopping cart and purchasing them.

Will we disclose the information it collects to outside parties?

We will not sell, distribute, or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

Data Protection and Security

The security of your data is important to us, and we strive to use commercially reasonable and acceptable means to protect your Personal Data.  However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security. If we suspect that a security breach has occurred, we may attempt to notify you and use reasonable means to alert you.

Your Privacy Rights

We adhere to the standards of the the California Privacy Rights Act which allows our visitors to access their personal information, know what personal information is being collected, opt-out of having it sold or shared, request that it be deleted, or corrected if it's inaccurate, and exercise their rights without fear of retribution or discrimination. You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The Site is intended for use in the United States of America. We make no representation that this Policy complies with laws or regulations in locations other than the United States of America. Those who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and at their own risk.

In Summary:

We are committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information we collect on the site to make browsing and shopping at our websites possible and to enhance your overall browsing and shopping experience. We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others.

Your Consent:

By using our websites, you consent to the collection and use of this information by German Foods North America, LLC. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at [email protected]