Food4Smile™

Privacy Policy

Golden Red Foundation is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to this website https://www.food4smile.org/ (“FOOD4SMILE”) of Golden Red Foundation and governs data collection and usage. By using FOOD4SMILE, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Your use of FOOD4SMILE constitutes your consent to the all the terms and conditions contained in this privacy policy (as amended from time to time) and you shall be bound by the same.

Collection of Information

FOOD4SMILE is committed to the ethical collection, retention and use of information that you provide to us about yourself (“PERSONAL INFORMATION”) on FOOD4SMILE. Your PERSONAL INFORMATION includes - Your Name, Your Age, Your Gender, Your Occupation, Your Email Address, Your Postal/Mailing Address, Your Telephone Number, Your PAN, Your UIDN, Your Payment Processing Details, a user ID and password of your choice, Your Preferences, Your Interests, Your Favorites and any other data as FOOD4SMILE may require.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by FOOD4SMILE. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by FOOD4SMILE for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service and to provide general statistics regarding use of the FOOD4SMILE.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through FOOD4SMILE public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. FOOD4SMILE does not read any of your private online communications.

FOOD4SMILE encourages you to review the privacy statements of website you choose to link to from FOOD4SMILE so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. FOOD4SMILE is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on website outside of the FOOD4SMILE and FOOD4SMILE family of website.

We do not require you to identify yourself or reveal any PERSONAL INFORMATION while browsing through FOOD4SMILE. However, you may not be able to access certain sections of FOOD4SMILE or interact with us without supplying us with PERSONAL INFORMATION. For instance, you would not be able to transact at FOOD4SMILE or make any donations at FOOD4SMILE, without providing FOOD4SMILE with PERSONAL INFORMATION. If you desire to register yourself at FOOD4SMILE, you would be required to provide your PERSONAL INFORMATION.

While you are browsing through FOOD4SMILE, the operating system may automatically record some general information (“GENERAL INFORMATION”) about your visit such as - the date and time you visited FOOD4SMILE (along with the address of the previous website you were visiting, if you linked to us from another website), the type of browser you are using and ‘hit’ it is on FOOD4SMILE.

The GENERAL INFORMATION is not PERSONAL INFORMATION. FOOD4SMILE’s tracking system does not record PERSONAL INFORMATION about individuals or link this information to any PERSONAL INFORMATION collected from you.

The GENERAL INFORMATION is used by FOOD4SMILE for statistical analysis, for tracking overall traffic patterns on FOOD4SMILE and to gauge the public interest in FOOD4SMILE. Such General Information may be shared by FOOD4SMILE with any person, at FOOD4SMILE’s discretion.

Usages of Cookies

FOOD4SMILE use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize FOOD4SMILE pages, or register with FOOD4SMILE, a cookie helps FOOD4SMILE to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to FOOD4SMILE, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the FOOD4SMILE features that you customized.

Customers may choose not to accept cookies. Your web browser may alert and permit you to refuse cookies. When you receive an alert, you may choose at that time to refuse that cookie. If the use of cookies is a concern to you, then please make sure your browser has this capability, and that you set your browser to alert you accordingly.

Newer browser versions allow you to be alerted or to automatically refuse cookies. You may need to download a more current version of your web browser from your service provider in order to obtain this option.

Some product features and services provided by FOOD4SMILE require you to accept a cookie in order to be able to use the particular functionality or service. These cookies are used to establish a link between the user and the application server. The cookies contain unique session IDs, and no customer data is stored on the cookies.

Usages of Information

Personal information will be used by FOOD4SMILE for internal purposes as stated below:

  • Sending you inter alia emails, features, promotional material, surveys, brochures, catalogues, Annual Report, reminders for donations, regular updates on the utilization of donations and other updates.

  • Processing your donations and purchases of products on FOOD4SMILE.

  • Delivering the products, you have purchased on FOOD4SMILE.

  • Receipt for donations made by you to FOOD4SMILE.

  • Maintaining an internal confidential database of all the Personal Information collected from visitors to FOOD4SMILE

  • Evaluating and administering FOOD4SMILE and its activities, responding to any problems that may arise and gauging visitor trends on FOOD4SMILE.

FOOD4SMILE collects and uses your personal information to operate FOOD4SMILE and deliver the services you have requested. FOOD4SMILE also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from FOOD4SMILE and its affiliates. FOOD4SMILE may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

FOOD4SMILE does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. FOOD4SMILE may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, FOOD4SMILE may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to FOOD4SMILE, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

FOOD4SMILE does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

FOOD4SMILE keeps track of FOOD4SMILE and pages our customers visit within FOOD4SMILE, in order to determine what FOOD4SMILE services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within FOOD4SMILE to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

FOOD4SMILE will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on FOOD4SMILE; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of FOOD4SMILE; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of FOOD4SMILE, or the public.

Disclosure of Personal Information

Within FOOD4SMILE, access to Personal Information collected by FOOD4SMILE will be given only to those persons who are authorized by FOOD4SMILE and third parties hired by FOOD4SMILE to perform administrative services. FOOD4SMILE will provide access to third parties for inter alia entering and managing Personal Information in FOOD4SMILE’s Database, processing your orders or donations preparing address labels, sending emails, which require such third parties to have access to your Personal Information. FOOD4SMILE cannot guarantee that such parties will keep your Personal Information confidential and FOOD4SMILE will not be liable in any manner for any loss of confidentiality attributable to such third parties.

FOOD4SMILE may share Personal Information with any of persons who are associated with FOOD4SMILE, including companies and non-governmental organizations affiliated with FOOD4SMILE in any manner. FOOD4SMILE will retain ownership rights over such information and will share only such portions of the Personal Information as it deems fit.

FOOD4SMILE is not liable in any manner whatsoever for the loss, damage (whether direct, indirect, consequential or incidental) or harm caused to you by the misuse of your Personal Information by a third party who is not an employee of FOOD4SMILE.

Notwithstanding anything contained herein or any other contract between you and FOOD4SMILE, FOOD4SMILE reserves the right to disclose any Personal Information about you without notice or consent as needed to satisfy any requirement of law, regulation, legal request or legal investigation, to conduct investigations of breaches of law, to protect FOOD4SMILE, to protect FOOD4SMILE and its property, to fulfill your requests, to protect our visitors and other persons and if required by the policy of FOOD4SMILE.

Security of your Personal Information

FOOD4SMILE endeavors to use up-to-date security measures to protect your Personal Information. FOOD4SMILE is a LET'S ENCRYPT encrypted website.

FOOD4SMILE however does not make any express or implied warranty with respect to the security measures that it may employ from time to time for the protection of the Personal Information.

FOOD4SMILE secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. FOOD4SMILE secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other website, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

FOOD4SMILE shall be absolutely entitled at its sole discretion from time to time add to, alter, delete or modify any of the terms and conditions contained herein. Such changes, additions, alterations, deletions or modifications shall be binding on you once you visit FOOD4SMILE after the Privacy Policy has been so amended.

FOOD4SMILE will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. FOOD4SMILE encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how FOOD4SMILE is protecting your information.

Contact Information

FOOD4SMILE welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that FOOD4SMILE has not adhered to this Statement, please contact FOOD4SMILE at admin@food4smile.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.