If you are a California resident, this Privacy Notice for California Residents supplements the information contained in Ginsu Brands or Wayne Water Systems doing business as Scott Fetzer Consumer Brands (SFCB) and applies solely to all visitors, users, and others who reside in the State of California including a business (“consumers” or “you”). We adopt this notice to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) and any terms defined in the CCPA have the same meaning when used in this Notice.
Last Updated: 2/9/21
Scott Fetzer Consumer Brands (“Company,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) takes your privacy seriously. We want you to know how we collect, use, share, and protect your Personal Information and about the rights of California Consumers under California law.
- The Company’s Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
- Your California Privacy Rights
- How to Exercise Your Rights
- How We Will Verify Your Requests
- Requests by Authorized Agents
- The Company’s Non-Discrimination Policy
- Your Right to Information About Disclosures of Personal Information for Direct Marketing Purposes
- Your “Do Not Track” Browser Setting
- Third-Party Links and Services
- Minors Under 13 Years of Age
- For More Information
The section of this policy entitled, “The Company’s Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information”, severs as your notice at collection required by California law when we collect personal information about you online.
What Is Personal Information?
“Personal Information” means information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular California Consumer or household.
Whose Personal Information Is Covered By This Policy?
- Company’s employees, job applicants, owners, directors, officers, or independent contractors (collectively, “HR Individuals”), or the emergency contacts of HR Individuals or the dependents or spouses who receive Company benefits by virtue of their relationship to an HR Individual in their capacities as HR Individuals or emergency contacts, dependents, or spouses; or
- Employees or other agents of a business engaged in a transaction with Company in their capacities as employees or agents of that business.
What Else Should I Know About The Company’s Handling Of California Consumers’ Personal Information?
The Company’s Collection, Use And Disclosure Of Personal Information
Categories Of Personal Information Collected
In the last 12 months, Company collected the following categories of Personal Information about California Consumers:
- Identifiers, including: real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, and account name.
- Categories described in Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e) (except those already listed in “Identifiers” above), including: none
- Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law, including: none
- Commercial information, including: products and services purchased; product registration data; purchase, service, and installation dates.
- Biometric information, including: none
- Internet or other electronic network activity information, including browse or search history.
- Geolocation data, including: physical location
- Sensory information, including: none
- Professional or Employment-Related Information: non
- Non-public education information, including: none
- Profile information, including: attitudes collected from open-ended comments left by users on Company website; purchasing patterns.
Sources Of Personal Information and Purposes For Using Personal Information
In the last 12 months, Company collected the categories of Personal Information listed above from the following sources and used those categories of Personal Information for the following purposes:
|Categories of Personal Information Collected in the Last 12 Months||Sources of that Personal Information||Business Purposes and Commercial Purposes for Collecting that Personal Information|
|Identifiers: · real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, and account name.||The California consumer himself or herself||· Auditing related to a current interaction with the consumer and concurrent transactions, including, but not limited to, counting impressions to unique visitors, verifying positioning and quality of impressions, and auditing compliance with the law. · Detecting security incidents, protecting against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, and prosecuting those responsible for that activity. · Debugging to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality. · Short-term, transient use. · Performing services, including maintaining or servicing accounts, providing customer service, processing or fulfilling orders and transactions, verifying customer information, processing payments, providing advertising or marketing services, and providing analytic services. · Undertaking activities to verify or maintain the quality or safety of a service or device that is owned, manufactured, manufactured for, or controlled by Company, and to improve, upgrade, or enhance the service or device that is owned, manufactured, manufactured for, or controlled by Company. · Facilitating communications, for example, by collecting and organizing contact information, establishing means of communications, and communicating with current and prospective customers, including regarding questions and feedback.|
|Commercial information: products and services purchased; product registration data; purchase, service, and installation dates.||The California consumer himself or herself||The purposes listed for “Identifiers,” except for: In addition to: · Select and ship product to consumers · Register products for warranty · Remarket complimentary products to consumers|
|Internet or other electronic network activity information: · including browse or search history.||Automated technologies in the website, including web cookies||The purposes listed for “Identifiers,” except for: In addition to: · Track general return internet traffic to our website to improve performance|
|Geolocation data: Shipping address, IP address location||The California consumer himself or herself, Website pixel||The purposes listed for “Identifiers,” except for: · Tracking consumer movement In addition: · Analyze general website traffic by geography.|
|Profile information: Ratings and reviews||The purposes listed for “Identifiers,” except for: · In addition: · To promote product on the website|
Disclosure Of Personal Information To Third Parties
In the last 12 months, Company disclosed the following categories of Personal Information about California Consumers to the following categories of third parties for a business or commercial purpose:
|Category of Personal Information||Categories of Third Parties|
|Identifiers||· Shopify, Accumatica ERP · Government agencies, law enforcement, and other parties as required by law, including in litigation|
|Commercial Information||· Shopify, Accumatica ERP|
|Internet or Other Electronic Network Activity Information: · including browse or search history.||· Google Analytics, Facebook, Google Ad-sense|
|Geolocation Information: Shipping address, IP address location||· Freight companies, FedEx, UPS, USPS,|
|Profile Information: Ratings and reviews||· Shopify|
No Sale Of Personal Information
The Company does not and will not sell California Consumers’ Personal Information.
Your California Privacy Rights
Right to Know
California Consumers have the right to submit a verifiable request to know:
- The categories and specific pieces of Personal Information that Company has collected about them;
- The categories of sources from which Company collected the Personal Information;
- The categories of Personal Information that Company sold or disclosed to a third party (other than a service provider) for a business purpose and the categories of recipients of that information; and
- The business or commercial purposes for Company’s collection, disclosure, or sale of the Personal Information.
Right To Delete
- California Consumers have the right to submit a verifiable request for deletion of their Personal Information that Company has collected from the Consumer.
Right to Opt Out of Sale of Personal Information
- California Consumers have a right to opt-out of the sale of the Personal Information. However, as stated above, Company does not and will not sell Personal Information.
How to Exercise Your Rights
Company will respond to requests in accordance with applicable law if it can verify the identity of the individual submitting the request. California Consumers can exercise their rights in the following ways:
Contact by Mail: S.F. Consumer Brands – CCPA Department
28800 Clemens Rd.
Westlake, OH 44145.
Contact by Phone: 1-888.811.0005
Contact by Email: Privacy@scottfetzer.com
Requests By Authorized Agents
You may designate an authorized agent to exercise your right to know or your right to delete by submitting to us a completed “Authorized Agent Designation” form. You can obtain the designation form by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If an authorized agent submits a request to know or a request to delete on your behalf, the authorized agent must submit with the request either (a) a power of attorney that is valid under California law, or (b) a document signed by you that authorizes the authorized agent to submit the request on your behalf. In addition, we may ask you to follow the applicable process described above for verifying your identity
How We Will Verify Your Requests
To prevent anyone other than you, or your authorized agent, from exercising the right to know or the right to delete with respect to your personal information, we follow procedures to verify your, or your agent’s, identity. These procedures seek to confirm that the person making a request is the person about whom we have collected personal information or that person’s authorized agent. The verification procedures involve matching data points that you provide with your request against information about you we already have in our records and that we have determined to be reliable for purposes of verifying your identity. We will use information you provide in your completed request form to verify your identity, and we may request additional information if necessary to complete the verification process.
The Company’s Non-Discrimination Policy
California Consumers have the right not to be subject to discriminatory treatment by Company for exercising their privacy rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act, and Company will not discriminate on that basis. However, Company may charge a California Consumer a different price or rate or provide a different level or quality of goods or services if the difference is reasonably related to the value provided to the California Consumer by the Consumer’s Personal Information. If Company does so, it will provide Consumers with any legally required notice.
Your Right to Information About Disclosures of Personal Information for Direct Marketing Purposes:
Under California law, California Consumers can request information from us whether we have disclosed Personal Information to any third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. We will not sell your Personal Information to, or share it with, third-party companies for their direct marketing purposes without your consent. California Consumers desiring to request further information about our compliance with these laws or who have questions or concerns about our privacy practices and policies are welcome to contact us using the contact information below.
Your ‘Do Not Track’ Browser Setting
The Site collects personally identifiable information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or online services. We support the Do Not Track (DNT) browser setting. DNT is a preference you can set in your browser’s settings to let the websites you visit, including the Site, know that you do not want the sites collecting your personally identifiable information.
Third-Party Links And Services
Minors Under 16 Years of Age
We respect the privacy of children. Our Services are not designed to attract an audience younger than sixteen (16), and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under sixteen (16). If you are under the age of sixteen (16), you are not permitted to use our Services and should not send any information about yourself to us through the Services. Please contact us using the contact details below if you believe we may have collected information from your child under the age of sixteen (16), and we will work to delete it.
For More Information
For questions or concerns about Company’s privacy policies and practices, please contact us at Privacy@scottfetzer.com
CCPA DATA REQUEST
If you would like to make a CCPA Data request please e-mail our customer service department by clicking the link below or print out this page and mail it to:
S.F. Consumer Brands – CCPA Department
28800 Clemens Rd
Westlake, OH 44145.
SFCB will reply to your request within seven business days from the day the request is received.
SFCB has 45 days to complete your request but will begin right away.
Today’s Date* _______________________
Select Request Type: (Choose one option per request)*
__ Request to Know __ Request to Delete
Choose your relationship with SFCB (Select All that Apply)*
__ Consumer Customer
__ Consumer – Not a Customer
__ Business Customer
__ No Relationship with UCFS
Are you submitting this request for yourself?*
__Yes __ No (you must include a power of attorney or proof of guardianship
SFCB Consumer Account Number (if Available) ______________________
First Name* ___________________
Middle Initial ______
Last Name* _______________________
Primary Phone Number* _____________________
Date of Birth* _______________________________
Zip Code* ________________