For the purposes of this Statement “personal information” means information that is personally identifiable to individuals. “Non-identifiable information” means information that cannot be associated with or traced back to specific individuals with any certainty.
Penguin Kitchens collects personal information from individuals on a voluntary basis through quotation and lead forms, showcase open houses, surveys, contest entry forms, registration forms, questionnaires and transaction documents both online and offline. The personal information includes contact information (for example, name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number) and may contain demographic information, household information, preference information and transaction-related information.
Penguin Kitchens uses personal information that it collects for the following:
Penguin Kitchens does not sell, rent or trade personal information that it collects. Penguin Kitchens will not knowingly disclose personal information to any third parties except in the following circumstances:
At such time as personal information is no longer required for the purposes stated in this Privacy Statement or other statutory requirements, such personal information will be made anonymous or destroyed.
Penguin Kitchens collects and uses Non-identifiable information to assess the effectiveness of website content and traffic. This allows Penguin Kitchens to improve the quality of visits to websites managed by it by streamlining visitors’ ability to navigate these sites and developing featured programs and content that will be of interest to visitors. Aggregate non-identifiable information is used to perform statistical analyses of the collective characteristics and behavior of individuals, and to measure demographics and interests.
Websites and social media platforms (Facebook, twitter, etc.) operated by Penguin Kitchens may contain links to other websites that may collect personal information. This Statement does not extend to the data collection, disclosure, use and retention practices of such third parties and Penguin Kitchens does not assume any responsibility for the privacy practices, policies or actions of such third parties. Individuals should read the privacy policies of such third parties, and make an informed decision whether or not to visit such websites and/or provide personal information to such third parties based upon their privacy practices and individual discretion.
Penguin Kitchens has taken measure to protect the security and confidentiality of personal information as are appropriate in the circumstances. Personal information is stored in confidential cloud-based databases provided by Third Party operations and administered by Penguin Kitchens. These sites have appropriate security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of personal information under the care and control of Penguin Kitchens. Any information transmitted via the internet, however, may be intercepted by third parties. Penguin Kitchens does not assume any liability for interception, alteration or misuse of information transmitted over the internet. Penguin Kitchens employees are restricted from using and disclosing personal information collected by Penguin Kitchens other than in accordance with this Statement.
Individuals have the right to access, verify and correct or amend all of their personal information collected by Penguin Kitchens. Penguin Kitchens believes that it is imperative that personal information is as accurate, complete and up to date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is collected. Accordingly, to help Penguin Kitchens keep personal information as current as possible, Penguin Kitchens encourages individuals to amend inaccuracies and make corrections in their personal information collected by Penguin Kitchens as often as necessary. To access, verify and correct or amend personal information, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
To file a complaint with Penguin Kitchens concerning the collection, use and/or disclosure of personal information, please send an email to email@example.com. All complaints will be investigated by Penguin Kitchens as soon as is practical in the circumstances. Individuals will be notified of the outcome of the investigation of complaints clearly and promptly and will be notified of any relevant steps taken or to be taken as a result of the complaint.
Individuals always have the choice whether or not they wish to supply Penguin Kitchens with personal information. Individuals wishing to “opt-out” of receiving certain informational and promotional materials from Penguin Kitchens or who otherwise object to the collection, use and disclosure policies as provided under this Privacy Statement, are asked to contact the Privacy Officer at Penguin Kitchens by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Opt-out opportunities are also provided in other circumstances such as in certain promotional mailings. Individuals are reminded that the decision to withhold personal information or to object to the use and/or disclosure of personal information as provided in this Privacy Statement or in any agreement between such individuals and the Penguin Kitchens, may, in certain instances, limit their ability to access or take advantage of certain promotions and features. Your personal information is obtained and used only with your consent that my be expressed or implied depending on the circumstance.