The School Nutrition Association of Louisiana (SNAL) respects the privacy of its members and other visitors to its website. SNAL strongly believes that if electronic commerce and online activities are to flourish, consumers must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online privacy, SNAL has implemented the following policy.
WHAT INFORMATION DOES SNAL COLLECT?
Most data SNAL collects are used only to help SNAL better serve its members. It is our general policy to collect and store only personal information that our members and visitors knowingly provide. If our privacy policies change, we will notify all users by e-mail or a special announcement placed on the website.
FROM GENERAL USERS
SNAL does not collect any personal information from users browsing its website. Users to the public areas of SNAL’s website browse anonymously. Only aggregate data -- such as the number of hits per page -- are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information.
FROM SNAL MEMBERS, CONFERENCE REGISTRANTS, AND OTHER CUSTOMERS
To gain access to Members Only resources and personalization features on the SNAL website, members and other users are asked to register and provide some limited information. This data are submitted voluntarily.
FROM JOURNAL RECIPIENTS
Additionally, for e-newsletters sent in HTML or text format by SNAL, SNAL collects only aggregate data -- such as the number of click throughs per link. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information. SNAL only uses this information to enhance its products and distribution of those products to its customers. This information is not sold or distributed in any other manner.
WHAT INFORMATION DOES SNAL COLLECT FROM CHILDREN?
While certain portions of SNAL's website may include content suitable for children under the age of 13 (individually a "Child" and collectively "Children") to learn about nutrition, SNAL does not knowingly collect any personal information about children. Children can surf SNAL's website and view content without any personal information being collected.
HOW DOES SNAL USE DATA COLLECTED?
SNAL uses information voluntarily submitted by members and other customers in the following ways:
SNAL Member Services and Products. Generally, SNAL uses data collected to improve its own Web content; to respond to visitors' interests, needs and preferences; and to develop new products and services.
Consent to Use Personal Information. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act(s) 1984 and 1998 (as applicable), SNAL or its agents must store, host and otherwise process the information (including personal data) supplied by the user when registering for this website.
Credit Card Account Information. SNAL does not disclose credit card account information provided by its members and customers. When members and customers choose to pay using their credit cards, SNAL submits the information needed to obtain payment to the appropriate clearinghouse.
WHAT PRIVACY ISSUES ARISE WITH LINKS TO OTHER SITES?
This website contains links to other websites. SNAL has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites.
WHAT MEANS OF REDRESS ARE AVAILABLE?
If any user suspects SNAL has handled its personal information in a manner that does not comply with this privacy statement, please contact us by contacting the SNAL via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.