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We DO NOT share personally-identifiable information with third parties
except as necessary to provide you with the product or service you have
privacy statement covers the site www.thehealthybean.com. As the owners
of this web site, we at The Healthy Bean, Inc. want to demonstrate our
commitment to our users’ and customers' privacy. Because of this, we
Information Collection & Use
order to use some portions of this Web site, you must first complete a
registration form and/or create a user name and password. During
registration you are required to give contact information (such as name
and email address). We use this information to contact you about the
services on our site in which you have expressed interest.
you purchase a product or service from us, we request certain
personally identifiable information from you on our order form. You
must provide contact information (such as name, email, and shipping
address) and in some cases, you may be required to provide financial
information (such as credit card number, expiration date).
SURVEYS OR CONTESTS
time to time, we may provide you the opportunity to participate in
contests or surveys on our site. If you participate, we will request
certain personally identifiable information from you. Participation in
these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you therefore
have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The
requested information typically includes contact information (such as
name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip
USES OF INFORMATION
The Healthy Bean uses the personally-identifiable information you provide to us to create and maintain membership accounts
, to fulfill your order(s) for products or services that we provide.
Communications from the Site
SPECIAL OFFERS AND UPDATES
you so choose, we will occasionally send you information on products,
services, special offers and promotions. You can sign up for these
emails from us on our registration page.
you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your name and
email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your
privacy, we provide you a way to unsubscribe. Please see the “Choice
and Opt-out” section.
will send you strictly service-related announcements on rare occasions
when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our service is
temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email.
Based upon the personally identifiable information you provide us, we will send you an address confirmation email, and/or a welcoming email to verify your username and password. We will also communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account. We will communicate with you by email or telephone, in accordance with your wishes.
store information that we collect through cookies, log files, clear
gifs, and/or third party sources to create a “profile” of your
preferences. We do not tie your personally identifiable information, or
your purchasing history, to information in the profile.
ENHANCEMENT OF PROFILE INFORMATION
We do not purchase marketing data from third parties and add it to our existing user database.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
AGGREGATE INFORMATION (non-personally identifiable)
We do not share aggregated demographic information about our user base with our partners and advertisers.
PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
We DO NOT Share Personally Identifiable Information with Third Parties, except as noted below.
We may use an outside shipping company to fulfill orders, and, in certain cases, a credit card processing company to bill you for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any other purposes.
We use other third parties such as 2checkout.com.
to provide card processing services via our site. When you sign up for
a membership account or make a purchase, we will share as little
information as necessary for the third party to provide that service.
Access to your personal information is limited to only those personnel
at these third parties who need access in order to maintain your
account and fulfill your requests.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.
provide you the opportunity to ‘opt out’ of having your personally
identifiable information used for certain purposes, when we ask for
this information. For example, if you purchase a product/service but do
not wish to receive any additional marketing material from us, you can
indicate your preference on our order form.
is true of most Web sites, we gather certain information automatically
and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol
(IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP),
referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and
cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user’s computer for
the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable
information you submit while on our site.
CLEAR GIFTS (Web Beacons/Web Bugs)
We do not employ a software technology called "clear gifs" (a.k.a. Web Beacons/Web Bugs).
THIRD PARTY ADVERTISERS
We do not include third-party ads on this website.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
Web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled
by The Healthy Bean. Please be aware that we, The Healthy Bean, Inc.,
are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.
BULLETIN BOARDS/CHAT ROOMS
If you use a bulletin board or chat room on this site, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.
ACCESS TO PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, delete or deactivate it by making the change on our member information page, or by emailing us via the form at http://www.thehealthybean.com/contact/index.html or by contacting us by telephone or postal mail at the contact information listed below.
security of your personal information is important to us. When you
enter sensitive information (such as credit card number) on our
registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure
socket layer technology (SSL). To learn more about SSL, follow this
In the event the Healthy Bean, Inc. goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your personally identifiable information will likely be among the assets transferred. You will be notified via email, a prominent notice placed on our Web site for 30 days, and, if possble, postal mail of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.
CHANGES IN THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT
changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we
deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect,
how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.
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