Welcome to https://brcfoodsafety.com (the “Site”).We understand that privacy online is important to users of our Site,
especially when conducting business. This statement governs our privacy policies with respect to those
users of the Site (“Visitors”) who visit without transacting business and Visitors who register to
transact business on the Site and make use of the various services offered by BRCFoodSafety.com
(collectively, “Services”) (“Authorized Customers”).
“Personally Identifiable Information”
refers to any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to
whom such information pertains, including, but not limited to, name, address, phone number, fax number,
email address, financial profiles, social security number, and credit card information. Personally
Identifiable Information does not include information that is collected anonymously (that is, without
identification of the individual user) or demographic information not connected to an identified
What Personally Identifiable Information is collected?
We may collect basic user profile information from all of our Visitors.
We collect the following additional information from our Authorized Customers: the names, addresses,
phone numbers and email addresses of Authorized Customers, the nature and size of the business, and
the nature and size of the advertising inventory that the Authorized Customer intends to purchase or
What organizations are collecting the information?
In addition to our direct collection of information, our third party service vendors (such as credit
card companies, clearinghouses and banks) who may provide such services as credit, insurance, and
escrow services may collect this information from our Visitors and Authorized Customers.
We do not control how these third parties use such information, but we do ask them to disclose how
they use personal information provided to them from Visitors and Authorized Customers. Some of
these third parties may be intermediaries that act solely as links in the distribution chain,
and do not store, retain, or use the information given to them.
How does the Site use Personally Identifiable Information?
We use Personally Identifiable Information to customize the Site, to make appropriate service
offerings, and to fulfill buying and selling requests on the Site. We may email Visitors and
Authorized Customers about research or purchase and selling opportunities on the Site or information
related to the subject matter of the Site. We may also use Personally Identifiable Information to
contact Visitors and Authorized Customers in response to specific inquiries, or to provide requested
With whom may the information may be shared?
Personally Identifiable Information about Authorized Customers may be shared with other Authorized
Customers who wish to evaluate potential transactions with other Authorized Customers.
We may share aggregated information about our Visitors, including the demographics of our
Visitors and Authorized Customers, with our affiliated agencies and third party vendors.
We also offer the opportunity to “opt out” of receiving information or being contacted by
us or by any agency acting on our behalf.
How is Personally
Identifiable Information stored?
Personally Identifiable Information collected by
BRCFoodSafety.com is securely stored and is not accessible to third parties or employees of
BRCFoodSafety.com except for use as indicated above.
What choices are available to Visitors regarding collection, use and distribution of the information?
Visitors and Authorized Customers may opt out of receiving unsolicited information from or being contacted by us and/or our vendors and affiliated agencies by responding to emails as instructed, or by contacting us at
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.
Are Cookies Used on the Site?
Cookies used by our service providers
How does BRCFoodSafety.com use login information?
BRCFoodSafety.com uses login information, including, but not limited to, IP addresses, ISPs, and browser types, to analyze trends, administer the Site, track a user’s movement and use, and gather broad demographic information.
What partners or service providers have access to Personally Identifiable Information from Visitors and/or Authorized Customers on the Site?
How does the Site keep Personally Identifiable Information secure?
All of our employees are familiar with our security policy and practices. The Personally Identifiable Information of our Visitors and Authorized Customers is only accessible to a limited number of qualified employees who are given a password in order to gain access to the information. We audit our security systems and processes on a regular basis. Sensitive information, such as credit card numbers or social security numbers, is protected by encryption protocols, in place to protect information sent over the Internet. While we take commercially reasonable measures to maintain a secure site, electronic communications and databases are subject to errors, tampering, and break-ins, and we cannot guarantee or warrant that such events will not take place and we will not be liable to Visitors or Authorized Customers for any such occurrences.
How can Visitors correct any inaccuracies in Personally Identifiable Information?
Visitors and Authorized Customers may contact us to update Personally Identifiable Information about them or to correct any inaccuracies by emailing us at email@example.com
Can a Visitor delete or deactivate Personally Identifiable Information collected by the Site?
We provide Visitors and Authorized Customers with a mechanism to delete/deactivate Personally Identifiable Information from the Site’s database by contacting. However, because of backups and records of deletions, it may be impossible to delete a Visitor’s entry without retaining some residual information. An individual who requests to have Personally Identifiable Information deactivated will have this information functionally deleted, and we will not sell, transfer, or use Personally Identifiable Information relating to that individual in any way moving forward.
These are summarized rights that you have under data protection law
- The right to access
- The right to rectification
- The right to erasure
- The right to restrict processing
- The right to object to processing
- The right to data portability
- The right to complain to a supervisory authority
- The right to withdraw consent
https://brcfoodsafety.com contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are moving to another website. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policies may differ from ours.
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