Privacy Practices of

Bar Harbor Seafood

This Privacy Policy describes the privacy practices of BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD and its affiliated entities with respect to use of the www.barharborseafood.com website. BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD appreciates your business and trust. This Policy is based on our fundamental goal to provide our visitors with quality information and resources while maintaining individual anonymity and personal privacy. BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD may change this Policy periodically by posting the modified policy on the Site. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you continue to agree with the terms of this Policy. Your use of the Site means that you accept this Privacy Policy.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE

BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD may use various methods to collect certain kinds of information that is disclosed through your use of the Site, including:

Cookies
Web beacons
Referrers
IP addresses
System information
Future technologies and methods

We treat all personal information that we collect with the same confidentiality, no matter how it is collected.

Cookies

A “cookie” is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored it on your computer system.  It can help provide you with a tailored user experience, to understand your preferences and to personalize the content you see.  Some of the Site’s pages may use cookies.  BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD does not require that you accept cookies.  You can set your browser to notify you when you receive cookies, and to block them.

Web Beacons

Web beacons are images that can be placed in web pages and some forms of email.  Web beacons can be used to deliver cookies and to collect information about your use of the Site.  For example, we may use web beacons to count the number of your visits to the Site.

Referrers

A “referrer” is the information passed along by a web browser that references the web URL from which you come to the Site. Referrers are automatically collected by BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD web servers.  They are used by BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD to identify the websites referring traffic to the Site, and to present appropriate content to the Site’s users.  Referrer information may be used by BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD to identify general trends and traffic patterns.  For example, BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD may use referrer information to identify the information on the Site that is viewed by individuals referred by certain websites.

IP Addresses

IP addresses are used by your computer every time you are connected to the Internet. Your IP address is a number that is used to identify your computer so that data (such as the web pages you request) can be sent to you. They are automatically collected by BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD web servers.

System Information

System information BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD collects might include, among other things, the type of web browser being used. This information is sent automatically by your web browser when you are connected to the Site and is used by BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD only for identify broad demographic statistics and general trends and traffic patterns.

Account and Purchase Information

When you register to establish an account with BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD you provide certain information.  We use that information for the sole purpose of determining whether to establish a business relationship with you and communicating with you about any business relationship.  When you purchase BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD products you provide credit card and other additional information.  We use that information for the sole purpose of facilitating your purchase.

Offline Collection

At times we might collect information from you through means other than the Site.  For example, if you call to place on order or to check on the status of an order, we will collect telephone numbers or other information needed to communicate with you.

Future Technologies and Methods

As technologies change, we may collect information in different ways.  However, we will continue to treat all personal information that we collect in the same manner, unless we modify this Privacy Policy to provide notice of any change.

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD may post links to third party websites on this website. These third party websites are not screened for privacy or security compliance by BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD, and you release us from any liability for the conduct of these third party websites.

All social media sharing links, either displayed as text links or social media icons do not connect you to any of the associated third parties, unless you explicitly click on them.

Please be aware that this Privacy Policy, and any other policies in place, in addition to any amendments, does not create rights enforceable by third parties or require disclosure of any personal information relating to members of the Service or Site. BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD bears no responsibility for the information collected or used by any advertiser or third party website. Please review the privacy policy and terms of service for each site you visit through third party links.

INFORMATION BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD SHARES WITH OTHERS

We will not sell your personal information that you give to us, including your email address.

At times, however, BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD must disclose information about BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD customers to BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD business partners.  For example, BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD might need to disclose certain information to BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD contractors, so that they may perform services for us.  In particular, we must provide some information to others in order to facilitate your purchases of BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD products.

BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD requires such contractors and business partners to keep your information confidential.  BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD may disclose personal information to such contractors and business partners without additional notice.

BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD may also disclose to others the information collected by BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD regarding your access and use of the Site, provided that it is that is de-identified and aggregated with other data to you.  This information might include referrer information and the other information that we collect through the Site.

RELEASE OF YOUR DATA FOR LEGAL PURPOSES

At times it may become necessary or desirable to BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD, for legal purposes, to release your information in response to a request from a government agency or a private litigant. You agree that we may disclose your information to a third party where we believe, in good faith, that it is desirable to do so for the purposes of a civil action, criminal investigation, or other legal matter. In the event that we receive a subpoena affecting your privacy, we may elect to notify you to give you an opportunity to file a motion to quash the subpoena, or we may attempt to quash it ourselves, but we are not obligated to do either. We may also proactively report you, and release your information to, third parties where we believe that it is prudent to do so for legal reasons, such as our belief that you have engaged in fraudulent activities. You release us from any damages that may arise from or relate to the release of your information to a request from law enforcement agencies or private litigants.

Any passing on of personal data for legal purposes will only be done in compliance with laws of the country you reside in.

SECURITY MEASURES

We use the SSL/HTTPS protocol throughout our site. This encrypts our user communications with the servers so that personal identifiable information is not captured/hijacked by third parties without authorization.

In case of a data breach, system administrators will immediately take all needed steps to ensure system integrity, will contact affected users and will attempt to reset passwords if needed.

YOUR DATA RIGHTS

General Rights

If you have a registered account on this website or have left comments, you can request an exported file of the personal data we retain, including any additional data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any of the personal data we have stored. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. In short, we cannot erase data that is vital to you being an active customer (i.e. basic account information like an email address).

If you wish that all of your data is erased, we will no longer be able to offer any support or other product-related services to you.

GDPR Rights

Your privacy is critically important to us. Going forward with the GDPR we aim to support the GDPR standard. BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD permits residents of the European Union to use its Service. Therefore, it is the intent of BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD to comply with the European General Data Protection Regulation. For more details please see here: EU GDPR Information Portal.

CONTACT US

Please contact us directly via our Contact Page with any Privacy Policy questions or comments you may have.

CHANGES TO BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD PRIVACY POLICY

BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD’s use of the information that BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD collects about you is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time the information is provided or collected.  However, BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD may change this Privacy Policy.  You should check the Site periodically for changes to the BAR HARBOR SEAFOOD Privacy Policy.

GOVERNING LAW

This Privacy Policy will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, United States of America.  All controversies and claims arising out of or relating to this Privacy Policy will be settled by arbitration in Richmond, Virginia, administered by the American Arbitration Association under your Commercial Arbitration Rules.  The arbitration will be conducted in the English language.  Judgment on any award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof.