JFE Franchising (Snowfox USA) does not knowingly collect, use or disclose personal data from children and does not provide services designed to allow children to make their personal information available online. Nor does JFE Franchising (Snowfox USA) take specific steps to protect the privacy of children who disclose their personal data to it. If you are under the age of 13, you should not disclose your personal data to JFE Franchising (Snowfox USA).
What personal information do jfefood.com and its subdomains collect from me?
Our website collects information in several ways. Some personal information is gathered when you register. During registration, our site asks you for a username, password, your name, telephone number, email address, company name, and address. To register, you must provide all this information. Once you register you are no longer anonymous to jfefood.com or its subdomains and can take full advantage of the site.
In addition, we keep copies of information you submit when you send email feedback to the site, ask a technical question, or report a problem. If you contact us in writing through our site, we may keep a record of that correspondence. We also occasionally ask users to complete surveys that we use for research purposes.
We do not intend to collect any sensitive personal information on our website and therefore you should not include any sensitive personal information (e.g., data relating to your health, finances, sexual orientation, religion, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions) on your profile or otherwise on our website.
What are cookies and how do jfefood.com and its subdomains use them?
Our website uses a session cookie to enable e-commerce functionality. When you enter the JFE Franchising (Snowfox USA) website, a cookie is sent to your browser. The cookie is stored by your browser and written to your electronic device storage. This cookie contains a number generated by the JFE Franchising (Snowfox USA) web server. It is used to uniquely identify your browser for the duration of your visit to the JFE Franchising (Snowfox USA) site. This cookie can be used to gather information about your username, persistent login information and your preferred website country and language.
These cookies are like locker keys in that, as you interact with our site, information is stored for you in a locker on the JFE Franchising (Snowfox USA) server. A cookie is the key to this locker and the information contained within. Because these keys are unique to you, they ensure that your information is secured and cannot be accessed by anyone else.
After 2 years, or when you clear your cookies, the cookie within your browser and the corresponding data will be deleted and your session ended.
How do jfefood.com and its subdomains use my information?
Our primary goal in collecting personal information is to provide you with customized and relevant information when you visit the site. We also research our users’ demographics, interests, and behavior based on the information provided to us through registration, during a promotion, from our server log files or from surveys. We do this to better understand and serve our users. This research is compiled and analyzed on an aggregated basis. We also use your information for the purposes of occasional direct marketing activities. For more information about how we use this information, and with whom it may be shared, see below.
Who is collecting information?
With whom does jfefood.com and its subdomains share my information?
Information collected about you via our website will be used only within JFE Franchising (Snowfox USA) or its parent company, Snowfox Group, except as described herein. JFE Franchising (Snowfox USA) never sells, rents, or gives away information that personally identifies customers to third parties except in the case where one or more of our businesses may be outsourced and the provision of such information is an essential part of the service requirement. For example, JFE Franchising (Snowfox USA) may utilize the services of a software services provider to send targeted marketing materials to you and other JFE Franchising (Snowfox USA) customers. Under such circumstances, the security and confidentiality of personal information would form part of the legal agreement between us and the supplier. From time to time, we may release aggregated marketing statistics to business partners, or may use these in press releases, advertising, or published reports. We would only personally identify you or any other customer in such press releases, advertising, or reports with prior consent. JFE Franchising (Snowfox USA) may also disclose user information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) JFE Franchising (Snowfox USA) rights or property, other jfeood.com users, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. In addition, JFE Franchising (Snowfox USA) may disclose user information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.
JFE Foods (Snowfox USA) collects personal information from our end users for the purpose of fraud detection and prevention and will share the personal information with a third-party service provider for such purpose.
What are my choices regarding collection, use, and distribution of my information?
We may, from time to time, send you email regarding our products and services that we believe may be of interest to you. Only jfefood.com or its subdomains (or agents working on behalf of jfefood.com and its subdomains under confidentiality agreements) will send you these direct mailings. If you do not want to receive email messages from us, you can easily opt out of our emails using the “Unsubscribe” link in the footer of our marketing emails. If you do not wish to receive other forms of direct mail promotions from us, then please contact JFE Franchising (Snowfox USA) by calling 1-713-463-7777.
What is jfefood.com and its subdomains’ policy on allowing me to update, correct, or delete my personally identifiable information?
We allow you to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where appropriate, you may have the data erased, rectified, amended, or completed by calling 1-713-463-7777.
How do jfefood.com and its subdomains protect account, financial, or credit card information?
The transmission of information via the internet is not always completely secure. We cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our site; and any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your personal information, we do employ security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
Whenever sensitive information is sent to or from our website, we receive that information from your browser, or present it to you, using industry-standard SSL (secure socket layer) encryption. We also encrypt and never store customer credit card information.
What security precautions are in place to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of my information?
JFE Franchising (Snowfox USA) has implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized modification, unlawful destruction or accidental loss. All our employees and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors’ personal data. We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to State institutions and authorities except if required by law, regulation or by a court of competent jurisdiction or a duly authorized administrative or legislative authority. We will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited email. JFE Franchising (Snowfox USA) will not “transfer” accounts among customers. Also remember to close your browser window when you have finished your work. This is to ensure that others cannot access your personal or business information if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place.
Notice to European Union Customers
If you purchase Products from JFE Foods (Snowfox USA), your data will be transferred to the United States of America. Any data transferred will be only such data as is necessary for the performance of the contract between you and JFE Foods (Snowfox USA).
JFE Franchising (Snowfox USA) does not provide the technologies used to build its site, and therefore neither recommends nor endorses the same. Any information regarding identified technologies, their capabilities, limitations, applications, etc., should be sought directly from their manufacturers. JFE Franchising (Snowfox USA) hereby disclaims any rights to trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, copyrights, patents, domain names or other intellectual property interests of third parties.
Disputes Regarding use of personally Identifiable Information
Limitation of Liability
JFE FRANCHISING (SNOWFOX USA) IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR PHYSICAL/EMOTIONAL DISTRESS DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL JFE FRANCHISING (SNOWFOX USA)’ LIABILITY FOR DIRECT DAMAGES EXCEED $50.