Privacy Policy

This privacy policy tells you how we use and disclose information collected at this site.

This privacy policy is part of our Terms of Use for this Website. By accepting our Terms of Use, you accept and agree to the practices described in this Privacy Policy. Certain words used in this Privacy Policy are defined in the Terms of Use.

1. Who We Are.

This Website is operated, maintained and administered by:

PureCircle USA Inc.
915 Harger Road, Suite 250
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
USA

2. What Information We Collect.

When you visit this Website, we only collect personally identifiable information (such as name, address, phone number, email address, etc.) from you: (a) if you voluntarily provide it to us; or (b) if you provide it to us in order to register or sign-in to access or use features of this Website that require you to register or sign-in.

We may also collect other information from you: (a) if you voluntarily provide it to us; or (b) as described in Section 3, below.

The information you provide to us is not posted or otherwise intended by us to be viewable by other visitors to this Website.

3. How We Use the Information We Collect.

Depending on the purpose for which you provided us with your information, we may use the information:

(a) to communicate with you regarding a request or inquiry that you have made;
(b) to respond to your request or inquiry by providing you with marketing materials, information about our products or other information;
(c) to enable you to access or use features of this Website that require you to register or sign-in; or
(d) to improve this Website or our product offerings and marketing.

We may also use your information, together with the information from other visitors of this Website, to create aggregated survey information. Aggregated survey information would not include information that would directly indentify you or other visitors (such as name, street address, complete phone number or email address, etc.), but might include aggregated data broken down by the location of the visitors of this Website (for example, by zip code, area code, city, state or country) or by the type of marketing materials or other information that visitors have requested. This information is used to assist us in improving the Website, our products and our marketing.

Based on the information you provide, we may obtain additional information about you, such as U.S. Postal Service address change data or demographic information, from publically or commercially available sources.

We may share personally identifiable information and other information collected at this Website with our parent company and affiliates for the purposes stated in (a) through (d) above. Except for the limited instances noted below, we do not share personally identifiable information collected at this Website with unrelated third parties. The exceptions are:

(a) We share your information with third parties who provide services to us or who provide services on our behalf. Examples include, but are not limited to, our independent contractors who assist us in administering this Website, fulfilling requests for marketing materials, product information and other information, and administering specific promotions.
(b) We may disclose aggregated visitor information, as opposed to individual information, with third parties.
(c) We may transfer your information in connection with the sale of other transfer of all or a portion of our business or assets to another person.
(d) We may disclose your information as needed if such disclosure is requested by law enforcement agencies or if we are required to do so by law, regulation, subpoena, court order, or by a government entity. We also may disclose your information to third parties if we have reason to believe that disclosing such information is necessary to conduct investigations of possible breaches of law or legal rights, to cooperate in any legal investigation, to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be violating the Terms of Use of this Website or any other terms applicable to any activity or feature of this Website, or to otherwise enforce or defend our legal rights.

4. Cookies and Tracking

The Website may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are used for gathering information such the type of browser and operating system used to access this Website, tracking the number of visitors to this Website, and understanding how visitors use this Website. Further, cookies can also help customize the Website for visitors and offer an efficient manner to log into the sign-in sections of the Website, if any. Personal information is not collected via cookies and other tracking technology. However, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information.

If you wish to disable cookies, refer to your browser’s help menu to learn how to disable cookies. Please note that if you disable cookies, you may be unable to access some customized features on this Website.

Tracking technology may be used with emails that we send to you to enable us to determine whether an email was opened.

We may share aggregated cookie and tracking information with third parties.

5. Information Security, Opting-Out, Changing and Accessing Information

We will make reasonable efforts to keep personally identifiable information that we receive from you secure. Only our authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep your information secure and confidential) have access to this information. However, we make no representations and undertake no obligations as to the security of your information during its transmission to us.

If we offer an emailed newsletter, we will only send it to you if you expressly consent to receive such email communications from us. If you choose to receive any such email communications from us, you may unsubscribe from receiving further email communications at any time.

6. Third Party Sites. Third party Internet sites accessible through hyperlinks from this Website have their own privacy practices, and we have no responsibility or liability for these independent parties’ practices. Please review their privacy practices as you visit each site.

7. Information from Children. This site is not directed to children and we do not intend to request any information from children under age 13 at this Website.

8. Amendments. We may change these practices at any time and without notice to you. You will accept and agree to any changes to these practices by using this Website after the changed Privacy Policy has been posted on this Website. You are encouraged to review our Privacy Policy periodically so that you are aware of any changes.

9. Questions. If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or about our collection or use of information, please Contact Us.

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