Edible Arrangements® ("Edible Arrangements®,"
"we," "us" or "our") respects your privacy!
We know you care how information about you is used and shared. This Website
respect to information collected by or submitted to us on our <www.EdibleArrangements.com>,
<www.eafg.net> and other
websites (each a "Website"). This Policy is made a part of the Edible
By visiting our Website, you acknowledge and agree that
you have read this Policy and agree to the collection, use and other processing
of your information in accordance with the practices described in this Policy.
If you do not agree to all of the terms, conditions and practices set forth herein,
do not access the Website or any of its pages.
This Website is intended for adult use only, and
we do not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from anyone
under the age of 18.
SITE OPERATION AND PRODUCTION
The Website is operated by Edible Arrangements®
and exists for the purpose of disseminating information about our company and our
EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® arrangements and other products, and to providing
a mechanism for users to order our EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® arrangements
and other products online.
This Website is hosted, and
all information that you submit through this Website is collected, stored, and processed,
in the United States.
Generally, we do not collect information that personally
identifies individuals except when individuals knowingly and voluntarily provide
such information to us. For example, we will gather information about individuals
when they submit comments, questions or requests for information to us on this Website.
We use information we receiver to operate and improve the content of this Website,
and to provide the product(s), service(s) or information, or carry out the transaction(s)
that you have requested or authorized. We may share any of the information
we gather on our Website or otherwise maintain with our affiliates, franchisees,
and service providers (for more information please see the section entitled
SHARING INFORMATION below). We also collect personally identifiable
information in the following ways and for the following purposes:
• Orders and Purchases:
If you submit an order for an EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS®
arrangement or other product on this Website, you will be required to submit verifiable
and accurate identity and contact information, shipping address and payment information.
This personally identifiable information will be used for billing purposes and to
fill products orders, and may be retained for record keeping and legal purposes
along with the content of your order. We
industry-standard Secure Sockets LayerSM("SSL") technology to allow for the encryption
of all product orders submitted on our Website in order to protect your credit card
and other information. For additional details about our information security
practices please see the section entitled SECURITY
below. If you are uncomfortable with submitting your credit card or other
order information via the Internet for any reason, please feel free to call in your
We permit our Website users to register for an EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® account
for their personal use ("User Account") and/or for their organization’s
use ("Corporate Account"). If you decide to register for a User
Account or a Corporate Account (collectively, "Accounts"), you will
be required to provide us with your name and contact information (including organization
information for Corporate Accounts), and to choose a username and password.
For each Account, we will maintain and allow Account holders to view order history
and order shipment status. Account registrants may, but are not required to,
provide us their credit card information for express checkout for orders on our
Website (so that credit card information does not have to re-entered next time an
order is placed from the Account); set up birthday or gift reminders within their
Accounts; and create address book entries for recipients of the EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS®
arrangements or other products they order on this Website. We will use this
information to customize the experience on our Website. We
utilize industry-standard SSL
technology to allow for the encryption of all Account registrations on our Website.
For additional details about our information security practices please
see the section entitled SECURITY below.
• Franchisee Applications:
We permit users who are interested in franchise opportunities
with Edible Arrangements® to submit franchisee applications online through
this Website. If you choose to submit a franchisee application through this
Website, we will ask you to provide detailed and verifiable information, including
your name, your spouse’s name, your contact information, your Social Security Number,
and information about your work and professional experience, your educational background
and personal and/or business finances. In addition, we will ask for permission
to conduct a check regarding your credit history, work experience, and general character.
If you do not consent, we will not be able to process your application.
industry-standard SSL technology to allow for the encryption of all franchisee applications
submitted on our Website. For additional details about our information security
practices please see the section entitled SECURITY.
If you are uncomfortable with submitting a franchisee application via the Internet
for any reason, please feel free to print a copy of the
franchisee application and submit a completed application via facsimile
(click here for our fax number) or by mail (click
here for our address).
• Electronic Mail:
Edible Arrangements® may retain the
content of any e-mail that Edible Arrangements® receives, the e-mail
address from which it is sent, and our response. Content and other information
in or related to e-mails sent by you to Edible Arrangements® may be used
as testimonials or for other marketing purposes in accordance with the
Terms. Please be aware that when you receive a receipt acknowledging your
e-mail or your submission of an order or application form, it means that the message
or form has been routed into the Internet, and not that it has been received by
• Promotions and Sweepstakes:
From time to time, we may offer promotions or sweepstakes
on our Website. When you enter a promotion or sweepstakes, we will require
the submission of your name, e-mail address and postal address. We will use
this personally identifiable information for purposes of administering the promotion
or sweepstakes in accordance with its rules. Please note, we may post the
name, likeness, and other information about contest winners in accordance with the
official promotion or sweepstakes rules (but we do not publish your e-mail or street
address information) on the Website and you hereby grant us permission to do so.
From time to time, we also may give you the option to send an e-Postcard to a friend.
An e-Postcard is a fun, easy way for you to electronically share images of an EDIBLE
ARRANGEMENTS® arrangement or product with someone else. If you
elect to send an e-Postcard, you will be required to provide your name, your e-mail
address, and the recipient's name and e-mail address. You also will be allowed
to type in a brief text message. We will use this information to transmit
the e-Postcard and/or a link to the e-Postcard on the Internet on your behalf.
We may use the recipient’s e-mail address to send him or her information regarding
us, our products, services, promotions, or upcoming events that we think may be
of interest to the recipient. The recipient can opt-out of receiving such
e-mails by following the instructions in any such e-mail.
COOKIES AND WEB BEACONS
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive
containing information about the user. Our Website employs cookies, but will
track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Website.
Users can set their browsers or third party software to reject cookies. If
you reject the cookie, you may be unable to use portions of our Website that require
registration, some pages of the Website might not function properly, and the Website
experience will not be capable of being tailored to you from visit to visit.
Please consult your web browser's Help documentation for more information about
how to turn cookies on and off for your browser. Cookies are placed on your
computer, and accordingly we neither store cookies on our computers nor forward
them to any external parties.
Certain pages of this Website and promotional e-mail messages
or newsletters we send may contain electronic images known as Web beacons - sometimes
called single-pixel gifs - that allow us to count users who have visited those pages
and to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon. Some of
these Web beacons may be placed by third party service providers to help determine
the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns or e-mail communications. These
Web beacons may be used by these service providers to place a persistent cookie
on your computer. Doing this allows the service provider to recognize your
computer each time you visit certain pages or e-mails and compile anonymous information
in relation to those page views. These third parties are not permitted to
use Web beacons to collect or access your personal information. However, we
do not undertake to confirm, investigate, or police their practices.
We use IP addresses and web server log files, and information
this Website, track users’ movement, and gather broad demographic information for
aggregate use. Information of this type may be combined with other sources
of information for these purposes. Specifically, through the use of web server
log files any or all of the following information may be accessed, collected, analyzed
and stored during or after your visits to our Website: the name of the domain
from which you access the Internet; the date and time you access our Website; the
pages that you visit on our Website and the sequence in which you visit them; the
amount of time that you spend on any given page of our Website; the Internet address
of a Website that you visited immediately before visiting our Website; the Internet
address of a Website from which you linked directly to our Website, if any; the
Internet address of a Website that you visit immediately after leaving our Website;
the type of operating system on your computer; and the type of browser that you
are using to view a Website.
In the course of carrying out our operations and seeking
to improve the content of the Website, we may transfer your personally identifiable
information and other information that you submit on this Website to our offices,
affiliates, franchisees and service providers in the United States and throughout
the world. However, we will, and will ask our franchisees and service providers,
to use store and otherwise process your information collected through with Website
in accordance with this Policy regardless of where it is transferred. We will
not sell, exchange or otherwise distribute your personally identifiable information
without your consent, except to the extent required by law, in accordance with your
instructions, or as set out below:
• Transaction Requirements:
We sometimes retain the services of franchisees or
third parties to perform functions or services on our behalf. For example,
we use service providers to send e-mails on our behalf; and our franchisees may
create and ship the EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS® products that you order on our
Website. To our knowledge, these companies do not retain, share, store or
use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes. However,
we do not undertake to confirm, investigate, or police their practices.
• Our Affiliates:
From time to time, we may send your information to our affiliated companies, including
Netsolace, Inc., if for example, we believe that they may have information about
franchising or other opportunities that may be of interest to you.
• Joint Promotions:
From time to time, we may join with third parties to provide
specific services or products. When users sign up for these services or order
these products, we will share only the names and other information that is necessary
for the third parties to provide these services or products. These third parties
are not permitted to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose
of providing these services or products. However, we do not undertake to confirm,
investigate, or police their practices.
• Business Transfers:
As we continue to develop our business, we might sell or
buy assets. In such transactions, user information generally is one of the
transferred business assets. In the event that all or substantially all of
Edible Arrangements®’ assets are acquired, user information may be one
of the transferred assets.
• Protection of Site and Others:
We may preserve
and have the right to disclose any information about you or your use of this Website
without your prior permission if we have a good faith belief that such action is
necessary to: (i) protect and defend our rights, property or safety or that or those
of our affiliates or franchisees, other users of this Website, or the public; (ii)
enforce the Terms
and Additional Terms for this Website; or (iii) respond
to claims that any content violates the rights of third-parties. We also may
disclose information as we deem necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation,
legal process or governmental request.
We will share aggregated demographic information with our
affiliates, franchisees, subsidiaries, and other third parties. This type
of information is not linked to any personally identifiable information that can
identify any individual person.
We have reasonable and appropriate security measures in
place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuses, and alteration of your personally
identifiable information under our control. We have taken reasonable steps
to confirm the information is retained in secured facilities and that reasonable
measures have been implemented for protection from unauthorized access.
utilizes industry-standard SSL
technology to allow for the encryption of potentially sensitive information submitted
to us in product orders, Account registrations and sign-ins, and franchisee applications
such as your name, address, credit card number and Social Security Number.
Edible Arrangements® uses thawte™ SSL Certificates to offer secure communications
by encrypting such data to and from the Website.
However, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot
guarantee the security of our Website or databases, nor can we guarantee that information
you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet.
We ask that you do your part by maintaining any usernames and passwords you use
to access the Internet or this Website strictly
YOUR INFORMATION AND OPTING-OUT
If you do not wish to receive periodic mailings or e-mails,
or telephone contact concerning our Website, our products and services, holiday
and gift reminders and/or upcoming events, you may opt-out of receiving such marketing
or promotional communications by sending us a written request to the address listed
below or by following the opt-out instructions in the e-mail you receive from us.
However, if you choose to opt-out of marketing or promotional communications, we
reserve the right to contact you regarding your orders, technical support and any
other matter that might affect our service to you, and/or your use of the Website,
ACCESS TO, AMENDMENT, AND DELETION OF INFORMATION
You can ask to review, correct, update, or delete the information
that we maintain about you, including your preferences, at any time by sending a
written request to the postal or e-mail address set out
below, or following the instructions in any promotional e-mail you receive
from us. We may take a reasonable period of time to respond. If you
request the deletion or change of information on our system, such information may
be retained for a period in our backup systems as a precaution against systems failures.
Some information may be retained for longer periods as required by law, contract
or auditing requirements.
The Website contains links to other sites. Please
be aware that Edible Arrangements® is not responsible for the terms of
use or privacy practices of such other sites unless otherwise expressly provided
by Edible Arrangements®. We encourage our users to be aware when
they leave our Website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website.
This Policy applies solely to information collected on the Website.
We reserve the right to modify or amend this Policy at any time with or without
notice, and for any reason. Changes to this Policy shall be effective when
posted. In case of any material change to the Policy, we will provide notice
on the Website of any update to the Policy and post the updated Policy. You
are responsible for reviewing this Policy each time you use or access this Website.
Your continued use of this Website is an acknowledgment and consent to any terms
contained in this Policy, as it may be amended from time to time.
If you have any questions regarding this Policy, please
contact us at:
95 Barnes Road
Wallingford, CT 06492-1800 USA
Telephone: +1 203 774-8000
Facsimile: +1 203 774-0531
© 2005 Edible Arrangements®
All rights reserved.