PRIVACY Policy

Blount Fine Foods™, its affiliates, subsidiaries, and related parties (collectively, “BLOUNT”) are committed to respecting your privacy. We use data and information we may from time to time collect from you to provide programs, offers, promotions, coupons, and other information about BLOUNT’s goods, products, and services; to receive, process, and fulfill orders; and to generally provide a more useful and productive experience concerning our websites, goods, products, and services, and the websites, goods, products, and services of our partners, affiliates, associates, and/or other contracting parties (“Associates”).

This policy applies to www.blountretail.com, www.blountfinefoods.com, and other BLOUNT websites, links, pages, and related goods, products, and services (collectively, the “Site”).  We may have additional and/or different terms and conditions on certain of our websites, links, pages, and related goods, products, and services.  Our Terms of Use located on the Site are also applicable to your use of the Site.

Use of Collected Information:

If BLOUNT tenders to you any programs, coupons, offers, or other proposals, we may require some or all of the following information: your full name, billing address, electronic mail address, month and day of birth, credit card number, credit card expiration date, and potentially additional information. Also, if you request, enroll in, register for, or otherwise express interest in information, goods, products, and/or services offered by BLOUNT or by our Associates, you may be required to supply certain identifying and other information (e.g., name, password, email address, home address, goods, products, and services of interest).  Information provided to us allows us and our Associates to offer and deliver personalized information, products, goods, services, programs, offers, coupons, and proposals to you and others based upon the information you provide.

You may be asked to complete surveys and other information requests while on the Site. These surveys and information requests help us to better understand how you and others are using the Site, and help us to create and offer better and different goods, products, and services for you and others. These surveys and information requests may be administered by BLOUNT or by a third party.

Your provision of any information to BLOUNT is referred to in this Privacy Policy as “Registering” (or “Register”).  If you Register, you may receive periodic communications (including electronic mail) from the Site, BLOUNT, and/or our Associates, which may include special offers, promotions, coupons, programs, proposals, information, products, goods, and/or services related to the Site or BLOUNT.  Should you choose to "opt-out" of receiving particular electronic mail or other communications, you will no longer receive such communications. To unsubscribe from any of our communications or if you have any questions about our Site, or BLOUNT goods, products or services, please request to be removed here (contact us).

We may also track Site user traffic patterns, Registration information, order information, and other data to identify ways in which we can improve the Site and make it easier and better to use. We do not monitor what individual users read.

Customer Information Protection:

When you Register for, or place an order with, BLOUNT or the Site, we offer the use of a secure server. All information you enter is encrypted via a secure sockets layer (SSL) before it is transmitted to secure servers. Furthermore, all customer data we collect is protected against unauthorized access. No information transmitted over, or accessible through, the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. While BLOUNT utilizes systems to protect personal information, BLOUNT cannot guaranty that personal information will be completely secure from misappropriation due to inappropriate or unlawful activities, or due to the failure of computer hardware, computer software, or other equipment or systems beyond BLOUNT’s reasonable control. If you have questions about security on the Site, please contact us.

 

Cookies:

“Cookies” are pieces of information stored by your web browser on your computer's or other equipment’s hard drive or related memory storage device. Cookies enable BLOUNT to provide custom, convenient features to you on your initial and subsequent visits to the Site. BLOUNT’s cookies do not contain any personally identifying information. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. If you have set your browser to refuse cookies, you will not be able to access and use some or all of the Site and/or BLOUNT goods, products, and/or services.  BLOUNT uses reputable vendors to collect and accumulate other anonymous data, including web browser type, screen resolution, operating system, and plug-ins, which helps BLOUNT understand and analyze users’ experience on the Site.  BLOUNT may also record the number of visits to the Site, paths taken and time spent on the Site, its pages, and other sites and pages, clicks, movements, scrolling activity, and text you may type on the Site. This information may be stored in a cookie on your computer's hard drive. However, none of this information is personally identifiable and we only share this overall information, reflecting overall website or internet usage trends.

Disclosure to Others:

BLOUNT does not sell, trade, lease, or otherwise transfer your personal information to others, except as outlined in this BLOUNT Privacy Policy and/or on the Site. We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on us and/or concerning our Site. We may disclose any information collected from the Site in connection with any user's violation of posted Terms of Use for the Site or other contracts, agreements, or arrangements with BLOUNT, to protect the property of BLOUNT and its Associates, and the health, safety, and welfare of employees or representatives of BLOUNT and its Associates, other users of the Site, or members of the public. BLOUNT reserves the right to disclose and/or transfer personal information to a buyer or transferee of all or a portion of BLOUNT’s assets.  We may share non-personal, non-individual statistical or demographic information in aggregate form with our marketing partners, advertisers, or other third parties for research, sales, and/or other purposes, such as improving our Site, goods, products, and/or services. We do not, without the customer's permission, share information about specific individuals with third parties, except as outlined in this Privacy Policy and/or on the Site.

The Site may contain links to other websites, pages, or the like. BLOUNT is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these websites and BLOUNT makes no representation or warranty as to the security or privacy practices of third parties and service providers. For more information regarding their privacy policies, please refer to their respective websites. In addition, BLOUNT may contract with other businesses and organizations across the internet. In many cases, you may access the Site through a link at one of our Associate’s websites. By entering the Site through and/or to other parties’ websites, you signify your understanding that BLOUNT is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of websites other than the Site. Further, it is also possible that by entering through and/or to another party’s website and using the Site, you may be allowing other parties to view and retain information you provide. If you are concerned about entering through and/or to another party’s website, you can enter the Site directly.

 

Personal Information Changes/Updates:

You may update or change your personal information pertaining to you or your account by contacting BLOUNT and/or the Site (contact us). To request to be removed from our email or other lists, or any of our communications, please contact us here (contact us).

 

Privacy Policy Updates:

We reserve the right to modify, delete, and/or replace this Privacy Policy at any time, so please review it frequently. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this Privacy Policy available on the Site.

 

BLOUNT Contact Information:

If you have any comments, concerns, questions, or suggestions regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us electronically (contact us) or by submitting a question in writing to us at:

Consumer Affairs

Blount Fine Foods

630 Currant Road

Fall River, Massachusetts 02720

Please include your name, mailing address, electronic mail address and property address along with your communication.

 

Consent:

By using the Site, any service and/or information concerning this Site, and/or any related website, information, goods, products, and services, you signify your assent to this Privacy Policy or any other applicable Privacy Policy from time to time adopted by BLOUNT. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use our Site.