Thank you for your interest in Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp., dba Souplantation
and Sweet Tomatoes Restaurants ("Garden Fresh Companies," "we," or "our") and our
websites ("Site") located at www.gardenfreshcorp.com,
inform you of our practices with respect to how we collect and use personal information
about persons who use our Site and/or interact with us through this Site or through
information we may collect and how we may use this information. We encourage you
Site and/or continued provision of personal information to us will be subject to
By using this Site or otherwise providing personal information to the Garden
Fresh Companies, you consent to the following terms.
What We Collect.
Information We Collect Directly From You: You may browse our Site without
submitting any information directly to us, but we may collect information about
you automatically as you do so (see below). Certain other actions require you to
provide information directly to us. Specifically, to sign up for Club Veg, we will
collect your name, e-mail address, postal address, birthdate, the location you visit
most often, and your gender. We also may collect additional information from you,
such as information about your diet and the number of children in your household,
but this information is not required. If you place an order through our Site (e.g.,
for a gift card), we will collect your contact and credit or debit card information
and the name/email address of the recipient. We also collect information about you
when you contact us (e.g., letters, guest comment cards, including in-store comments,
request information from us), participate in a survey, order catering services,
respond to a promotion, post content to our social networking sites, or otherwise
choose to provide it to us.
Information We Collect Automatically About You: We and our third party service
providers collect data about you automatically as you use our Site, such as number
of visitors, browser type, pages accessed, duration of visit, IP address, and other
information about your use of our Site and services. We may combine this information
with other information that we collect about you. For additional information, please
see our discussion of Cookies and Tracking.
Use of Information. Garden Fresh Companies use your personal information
to respond to your correspondence, to provide you with any materials or information
that you have requested, to provide you with products and services that you have
requested, to send promotional materials (e.g., coupons, special offers) or newsletters
to you (including via email), to contact you when reasonably necessary or appropriate,
to administer and improve this Site and our products and services, and for research
and analytics purposes. The Garden Fresh Companies may share your information among
our various brands, each of which is part of the same corporate entity and may use
Disclosure. With the exception of joint marketing as noted below,
we do not share your personal information with third parties for their own marketing
purposes. We may share your information, including personal information, with the
following persons and entities and in the following circumstances:
- Service Providers. We may disclose your information to third party
vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform functions on our behalf.
For example, these vendors may assist us with data storage, processing, administering
this Site, Site analytics, customer service, marketing and research, or providing
our products and services. Garden Fresh Companies may transfer your personal information
to such vendors that have entered into a contract with us that strives to protect
the confidentiality of your information and permits the vendor to use it only as
reasonably necessary to fulfill its contract with Garden Fresh.
- As appropriate to respond to your inquiries. We may also provide
your personal information to third parties if we believe in our discretion it would
be helpful to responding to you or acting upon your request. For example, if you
ask us to provide you with information about one of our partners, we may provide
your request and contact information to such partner so that the partner may respond
to your request directly.
- Marketing Partners. If we engage in a joint marketing campaign,
we may share your information with your consent with our joint marketing partner.
- To Comply with Law and To Protect Our Rights, Property and Interests.
We may disclose your personal information if we believe it is appropriate or necessary
to do so to comply with law, regulation, other governmental authority, to prevent
harm to you or others, to protect our property rights and interests, or to investigate
- Business Transfers. Garden Fresh Companies may disclose your personal
information upon a transfer or sale to another entity of all or substantially all
of its assets or stock in its or upon any other corporate reorganization or transaction,
including a bankruptcy.
- Aggregate Information. We also may share aggregate information
with third parties for marketing, research, or other purposes.
Cookies and Tracking. To facilitate your use of this Site, we and
our third party service providers use "cookies." A cookie is a small amount of data
that our servers transfer to your browser. When you log onto this Site, the cookie
file captures your username, unique session identifier number and other session
data to enable you to traverse through this website's various screens without having
to authenticate yourself at each new screen. The "help" portion
of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how you may be able to prevent your
browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you
receive new cookies or how to disable cookies altogether. If you reject cookies,
you may not be able to participate in certain activities or fully enjoy the Site.
Please note that we do not control the cookie management tools that may be offered
on your browser and cannot guarantee their effectiveness.
Do Not Track. Currently, our systems do not recognize browser requests
or delete them from within your Internet browser application by accessing the security
or privacy settings. You may be required to have cookies enabled to access certain
portions of this Site.
Third Party Analytics. We use automated devices and applications,
such as Google Analytics, to evaluate usage of our Site. We also may engage third
parties to assist us in determining the success of our marketing campaigns or email
response rate (e.g., whether you opened or forwarded an email). These third parties
tracking technologies in performing these services. We use these tools to help us
improve our products and services, performance and user experiences. For more information
on how Google Analytics collects and processes data, please visit:
Your California Privacy Rights. California residents who provide
personal information in obtaining products or services for personal, family, or
household use are entitled to request and obtain from us once a calendar year information
about the customer information we shared with third parties for their own direct
marketing purposes, including the categories of information and the names and addresses
of those businesses with which we have shared such information. As discussed elsewhere
residents with third parties for their own direct marketing purposes. However, if
you have further questions about our privacy practices and compliance with California
law, please contact us as explained below.
A Special Note about Children. Garden Fresh Companies recognize
the privacy interests of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take
an active role in their children's online activities and interests. This Site is
not intended for children under the age of 13. Garden Fresh Companies do not target
its services or this Site to children under 13. Garden Fresh Companies do not
solicit or knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of
13 without verifiable parental consent.
User Generated Content. We invite you to post content on our Site
and on our social networking pages, including your comments, pictures, and any other
information that you would like to be available on our Site or social networking
pages. If you post content to our Site and on our social networking pages, all of
the information that you post will be available to all visitors to our Site and
the social network. If you post your own content, your posting may become public
and Garden Fresh Companies cannot prevent such information from being used in a
For information about how the social networking site may use the information that
Links. For your convenience, we may provide links to certain third-party
websites or references to certain third parties' products or services. If you choose
to visit a third party's website or use its products or services, please be aware
and any information you disclose while interacting with the third party.
Security. Garden Fresh may use procedural and technological measures,
reasonably designed to protect your personal information from loss or unauthorized
access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. Please be aware that despite our
best efforts, no data security measures can guarantee 100% security. You should
take steps to protect against unauthorized access to your password, phone, and computer
by, among other things, signing off after using a shared computer, choosing a robust
password that nobody else knows or can easily guess, and keeping your log-in and
password private. We are not responsible for any lost, stolen, or compromised passwords
or for any activity on your account via unauthorized password activity.
Correction/Updating Your Information. We provide you with the
ability to review, correct and delete any of the personal information that you have
provided to us. If you wish to review, delete or correct any information you have
provided to us, contact Garden Fresh at
email@example.com or if you are a member of Club Veg, you may
log into your account and update your information online.
Employment Opportunities. If you choose to submit an employment
application with us, we will use the information submitted in connection with that
application for the purpose of processing your application. We will not use the
information contained in an employment application for marketing purposes. We generally
do not disclose information submitted in your employment information, except as
appropriate to third parties in the course of processing your application, as required
by law, and to protect our rights and interests, or the rights and interests of
other users of our Site, employees, or others. If you would like to update information
that you have submitted to us online for purposes of employment, you may update
your profile through the "Career" portion of this Site.
Communications Preferences. If you have communicated with us by
no longer wish to receive our e-mail communications, you may unsubscribe by following the
unsubscribe link in our e-mail communications with you. Please note that it may
take up to 10 days to process your request.
Questions? If you have any questions about the Garden Fresh
practices, please feel free to contact us at
February 11, 2016