This privacy statement (the “Policy”) applies to solely to personal information collected through websites and services of LeafFilter North, Inc. (“LeafFilter North”, “we”, “our”, and “us”) that collect data and display these terms. It does not apply to those LeafFilter North, Inc. sites, services, and products that do not display or link to this statement or that have their own privacy statements.
Please read the LeafFilter North Online Privacy Statement below for further details about particular LeafFilter North, Inc. sites and services you use.
LEAFFILTER NORTH ONLINE PRIVACY STATEMENT
Consent to Data Collection and Processing
You hereby agree with and consent to the collection and processing of your personal information as described in this Policy.
Consent to International Data Transfers
Your personal information may be collected, processed and stored by LeafFilter North or its services providers in the United States and other countries where our services reside. Please be aware that the privacy protections and legal requirements, including the rights of authorities to access your personal information in some of these countries may not be equivalent to those in your country. You hereby agree with and consent to the transfer of your personal data to the United States and other countries where LeafFilter North operates.
Withdrawal of Consent
You have the right, at any time, to withdraw your consent to LeafFilter North’s collection and processing of your information, or to the transfer of your personal data to the United States and other countries where LeafFilter North operates. You may withdraw your consent by emailing LeafFilter North at [email protected]
Collection of Your Personal Information
We collect information as part of the operation of our Websites and services.
The categories of information that LeafFilter North collects about you may include, but are not limited to:
1. Identifiers/Contact Information (such as name, address, city, state and ZIP code, email address, telephone number, unique personal identifier, online identifier, IP address, Social Security number, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers).
2. Demographic Information (such as gender, date of birth, marital status, and household composition).
3. Payment information (such as your credit card number, CVV code, and expiration date).
4. Information about your connected devices (such as mobile phone, computer, or tablet) and how you interact with our products, services, apps, and websites (such as IP address, browser type, unique device identifier, cookie data, and associated identifying and usage information).
5. Marketing profile information.
6. Photographs and videos such as those that you may submit to us.
7. Relationships you have with LeafFilter North (such as through a reward card, etc.)
8. Investor information.
9. Inferences drawn from other personal information (such as personal preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes).
We obtain the categories of personal information listed above from the following categories of sources: (1) directly from you as described herein; (2) indirectly from you (for example, through information we collect in the course of providing services and products); (3) directly and indirectly from activity on LeafFilter North’s websites and applications; and (4) from third-parties that interact with us in connection with the services and products we provide.
The privacy and security of the personal information that LeafFilter North collects from you is a priority for LeafFilter North. When you visit a LeafFilter North website or application, you may be asked or choose to provide personal information that could reasonably be used to contact you or to identify you personally.
• Identifying Information. In order to make a purchase, LeafFilter North will request a user to provide certain personal identifying information, which may include: [legal] name, postal address, email address, [screen name, password,] [daytime] telephone number, facsimile number, method of payment, and, if applicable, credit card number. LeafFilter North may request additional information necessary to establish and maintain customer’s account.
• Service Quality Monitoring. Some Web site transactions may require a customer to telephone LeafFilter North, or LeafFilter North to call the customer. LeafFilter North will not contact you by telephone without your prior consent, except to confirm an order placed online and/or to inform a customer of the status of such order. Customer should be aware that it is LeafFilter North’s practice to monitor, and in some cases record such calls for staff training or quality assurance purposes.
• We collect additional information about your interaction with LeafFilter North, Inc. sites and services without identifying you as an individual. For example, we receive certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring Web site addresses. We also use Web site analytics tools on our sites to retrieve information from your browser, including the site you came from, the search engine(s) and the keywords you used to find our site, the pages you view within our site, your browser add-ons, and your browser’s width and height.
1. Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting – allows LeafFilter North to see the age, gender and interests of website visitors to better understand them and personalize advertising.
2. Google Display Network Impression Reporting – for banner ads.
3. Remarketing through Google Analytics for Display Advertising – allows personalization of ads on our ad networks.
4. User ID Extension for Google Analytics – allows LeafFilter North to connect multiple devices, sessions and engagement data.
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website. Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.]
• Information from Children. LeafFilter North does not sell products or services for purchase by children, and will not collect or post information from a child under the age of 18 without the involvement of a parent or guardian. LeafFilter North does not use personally identifying information collected from children for marketing or promotional purposes, and does not disclose such information to any third party for any purpose whatsoever.
• Lost or Stolen Information. If a customer’s [credit card and/or password] is lost or stolen, the customer should promptly notify LeafFilter North in order to enable LeafFilter North to cancel the lost or stolen information and to update its records with a changed [credit card and/or password].
• Links to Other Web Sites. LeafFilter North’s website may contain links to other websites. LeafFilter North is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those other websites.
• We also deliver advertisements (see the Online Advertising section below) and provide Web site analytics tools on non-LeafFilter North, Inc. sites and services, and we collect information about page views on these third party sites as well.
When you receive newsletters or promotional e-mail from LeafFilter North, Inc., we may use web beacons (described below), customized links or similar technologies to determine whether the e-mail has been opened and which links you click in order to provide you more focused email communications or other information.
In order to offer you a more consistent and personalized experience in your interactions with LeafFilter North, Inc., information collected through one LeafFilter North, Inc. service may be combined with information obtained through other LeafFilter North, Inc. services. We may also supplement the information we collect with information obtained from other companies. For example, we may use services from other companies that enable us to derive a general geographic area based on your IP address in order to customize certain services to your geographic area.
You will be informed what personal information is required and what information is optional when asked to submit personal information to us. By submitting personal information to LeafFilter North, you hereby consent to LeafFilter North’s collection, use, and disclosure of such personal information.
We may combine the personal information you submit directly through LeafFilter North websites/applications with other personal information we have collected from you whether on-or offline. We may also combine it with information we receive about you from other sources, such as other companies, publicly available information sources (including information from your publicly available social media profiles), and other third parties.
Use of Your Personal Information
The information LeafFilter North collects about you and your devices may be used: (1) to provide products and services and maintain customer relationships; (2) to improve the quality, safety, and security of our products and services; (3) to administer your account(s) and process your payments for products and services; (4) to operate our websites and applications, including online registration processes; (5) to autofill data fields on or websites or applications to improve your online experience; (6) to develop new products and services: (7) to provide customer support and service: (8) for warranty administration and validation; (9) to provide information and product updates; (10) for research, evaluation of use, and troubleshooting purposes; (11) for marketing and analytics purposes; (12) to customize and improve communication content; and (13) to comply with legal, regulator, or contractual requirements.
Communications with you in connection with the above referenced uses may be via mail, telephone, email, text message, social media, or other electronic messages, or via our websites and applications.
LeafFilter North, Inc. collects and uses your personal information to operate and improve its sites and services. These uses include providing you with more effective customer service; making the sites or services easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information; performing research and analysis aimed at improving our products, services and technologies; and displaying content and advertising that are customized to your interests and preferences. LeafFilter North also processes billing and business requests related to LeafFilter North Website participation.
We also use your personal information to communicate with you. We may send certain mandatory service communications such as welcome letters, billing reminders, information on technical service issues, and security announcements. You can opt-out from receiving newsletters or promotional e-mail anytime by following the steps as described in the respective newsletter or promotional e-mail.
LeafFilter North reserves the right to provide customer with information about LeafFilter North’s website, LeafFilter North products and services, and related information in which customer has indicated an interest.
Personal information collected on LeafFilter North, Inc. sites and services may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which LeafFilter North, Inc. or its affiliates, subsidiaries or service providers maintain facilities.
Sharing of Your Personal Information
Except as described in this statement, we will not disclose your personal information outside of LeafFilter North, Inc. and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates without your consent.
Within Corporate Organization. LeafFilter North may share your personal information within its corporate organization.
Mergers and Acquisitions. Circumstances may arise where for business reasons, LeafFilter North decides to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize its businesses in the United States or some other country. Such a transaction may involve the disclosure of personal identifying information to prospective or actual purchasers, and/or receiving such information from sellers. It is LeafFilter North’s practice to seek appropriate protection for information in these types of transactions
Agents. LeafFilter North employs or engages other companies and individuals to perform business functions on behalf of LeafFilter North. These persons are provided with personal identifying information required to perform their functions, but are prohibited by contract from using the information for other purposes. These persons engage in a variety of functions which include, but are not limited to, fulfilling orders, delivering packages, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments and providing customer services.
Affiliated Businesses. LeafFilter North works closely with affiliated businesses, including, but not limited to, its sponsors. Customer information related to a transaction with an affiliated business is shared with that affiliated business.
LeafFilter North, Inc. occasionally hires other companies (vendor) to provide limited services on our behalf, such as handling the processing and delivery of mailings, providing customer support, hosting websites, processing transactions, or performing statistical analysis of our services. Those service providers will be permitted to obtain only the personal information they need to deliver the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are prohibited from using it for any other purpose than for delivering the service to LeafFilter North, Inc. in accordance with LeafFilter North, Inc.’s instructions and policies.
Stored Information Uses. LeafFilter North stores and retains the information provided by customer and the information entered on the LeafFilter North website. This information is used to compile a customer’s purchase history in order to enable LeafFilter North to recommend products, services, or special offers that would be of interest to a customer. Stored information is also used by LeafFilter North or its agents to support customer interaction with the LeafFilter North’s website; to deliver customer purchases; and/or to contact customer again about other LeafFilter North services and products.
Online Advertising. Some companies that help LeafFilter North deliver interactive on-line advertising, such as banner ads, may collect and use information about LeafFilter North’s customers to help LeafFilter North better understand the types of advertising or promotions that are most appealing to its customers. After it is collected the information is aggregated so it is not identifiable to a specific individual.
Disclosure to Governmental Authorities. Under certain circumstances, personal information may be subject to disclosure pursuant to a judicial or other government subpoenas, warrants or orders.
[In the preceding twelve (12) months, we have not sold any personal information.]
Integrated Accounts and Social Media Information
We may implement applications or “widgets” from third party providers (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc.) that allow interaction, integration or content sharing with third party services. These widgets or applications may be visible on a page you visit on our websites/applications or may require log-in through the third party provider’s service. The third party providing the widget or integration may offer controls for you to manage your interactions. Any interaction with a third party widget or application typically allows the third party to collect some information about you (whether through cookies, registration information or otherwise). These third parties may even track you when you do not interact with the widget. If you have engaged any of these third party service providers, their respective privacy policies will govern their tracking and collection of information. You should review these third party policies to understand these practices.
You can stop the delivery of future promotional e-mail from LeafFilter North sites and services by following the specific instructions in the e-mail you receive.
Security of Your Personal Information
LeafFilter North is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information we collect on computer systems with limited access, which are located in controlled facilities. When/if we transmit highly confidential information (such as a credit card number or password) over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
If a password is used to help protect your accounts and personal information, it is your responsibility to keep your password confidential. Do not share this information with anyone. If you are sharing a computer with anyone you should always log out before leaving a site or service to protect access to your information from subsequent users.
Most LeafFilter North, Inc. Web sites use “cookies,” which are small text files placed on your hard disk by a Web server. Cookies contain information that can later be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to store your preferences and other information on your computer in order to save you time by eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information and to display your personalized content and targeted advertising on your later visits to these sites.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you would prefer not to accept cookies, most browsers will allow you to: (i) change your browser settings to notify you when you receive a cookie, which lets you choose whether or not to accept it; (ii) to disable existing cookies; or (iii) to set your browser to automatically reject any cookies. If you set your browser to reject cookies, part of our websites/applications may not work for you.
Use of Web Beacons
LeafFilter North, Inc. Web pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons – sometimes called single-pixel gifs – that may be used to assist in delivering cookies on our sites and allow us to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. We may include Web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or our newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.
LeafFilter North, Inc. may also employ Web beacons from third parties in order to help us compile aggregated statistics regarding the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns or other operations of our sites. We prohibit Web beacons on our sites from being used by third parties to collect or access your personal information.
Finally, we may work with other companies that advertise on LeafFilter North sites to place Web beacons on their sites in order to allow us to develop statistics on how often clicking on an advertisement on a LeafFilter North site results in a purchase or other action on the advertiser’s site.
No Tracking of Personal Information
LeafFilter North’s website(s) are not set up to track, collect or distribute personal information not entered by visitors. Through web site access logs LeafFilter North does collect clickstream data and HTTP protocol elements, which generate certain kinds of non-identifying site usage data, such as the number of hits and visits to our sites. This information is used for internal purposes by technical support staff for research and development, user analysis and business decision making, all of which provides better services to the public. The statistics garnered, which contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information, may also be provided to third parties.
Collection of Non-Identifiable Information.
LeafFilter North may collect non-identifiable information from user visits to the LeafFilter North website(s) in order to provide better customer service. Examples of such collecting include: traffic analysis, such as tracking of the domains from which users visit, or tracking numbers of visitors; measuring visitor activity on LeafFilter North website(s); website and system administration; user analysis; and business decision making. Such information is sometimes known as “clickstream data.” LeafFilter North or its contractors may use this data to analyze trends and statistics.
Commitment to Online Security. LeafFilter North employs physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard the security and integrity of personal information. Personal information is accessible only by staff designated to handle online requests or complaints. LeafFilter North agents and contractors with access to personal information on the LeafFilter North website(s) are also bound to adhere to LeafFilter North security standards.
No Liability for Acts of Third Parties. LeafFilter North will exercise all reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of customer personal information. However, transmissions protected by industry standard security technology and implemented by human beings cannot be made absolutely secure. Consequently, LeafFilter North shall not be liable for unauthorized disclosure of personal information due to no fault of LeafFilter North including, but not limited to, errors in transmission and unauthorized acts of third parties.
You Rights Over Your Information
The California Consumer Privacy Act (the “CCPA”) grants users of our websites/applications that are California residents certain rights in regards to our collection of personal information. These rights include:
• The right to request the disclosures of (1) what personal information has been collected; (2) the categories of sources from which the personal information was collected; (3) the business or commercial purpose for collection or selling personal information; (4) the categories of third parties with whom the business shares personal information; and (5) the specific pieces of personal information Leaf Filter North has collected about them;
• The right to request the deletion of their personal information that has been collected; and
• The right to opt-out of the sale of their personal information
Under the CCPA, a data subject may only make a personal information request twice in a 12-month period. LeafFilter North will respond to such personal information request within 45 days of receiving the personal information request.
To exercise your rights as described herein, you may submit a verifiable consumer request to us (as described above) by either contacting us via the contact methods provided in the CONTACTING US section below or by visiting https://www.leaffilter.com/contact/. LeafFilter North will not discriminate in any way against any users of our websites/applications/services that exercise their rights provided by law.
LeafFilter North will use a self-assessment approach to verify compliance with this Policy and periodically verify that the Policy is accurate, comprehensive for the information intended to be covered, prominently displayed, implemented and accessible.
If you believe that your personal information has been processed or disclosed in violation of this Policy, LeafFilter North encourages you to raise any concerns using the contact information provided in this Policy. LeafFilter North will investigate and attempt to resolve any complaints and disputes regarding use and disclosure of personal information.
Your Right To Complain
If you have a compliant as to our use of your information, you may file a complaint with us, the California Attorney General, any other governmental agency, and/or a judicial body. A complaint may be submitted directly to LeafFilter North (1) in writing by sending an email to [email protected]; (2) in writing by sending a letter to the address referenced herein; or (3) orally by directly contacting [800-290-6106]
Changes to This Privacy Statement
How to Contact Us:
LeafFilter North, Inc.
1595 Georgetown Road
Hudson, Ohio 44236