For example, when you purchase a Pappas Gift Card or other products online, apply for commercial credit account, register for Pappas' e-mail club, contact us or participate in an online survey, we may collect a variety of information, including your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, contact preferences, and credit card information.
The personal information we collect is used for a variety of purposes including but not limited to: keeping you posted on Pappas’ latest product announcements, store openings, and upcoming events using our e-mail club and social media; creating, developing, operating, delivering, and improving our products, services, content and advertising; addressing product or service concerns and for loss prevention and anti-fraud purposes; for internal purposes such as auditing, data analysis, and research to improve Pappas’s products, services, and customer communications; to administer programs in which you enroll such as a contest or sweepstake or similar promotion.
Pappas’s websites, online services, interactive applications, email messages, and advertisements may use “cookies” and other technologies such as pixel tags and web beacons. These technologies help us better understand user behavior, tell us which parts of our websites people have visited, and facilitate and measure the effectiveness of advertisements and web searches. We treat information collected by cookies and other technologies as non-personal information. However, to the extent that certain identifiers are considered personal information by local law, we also treat these identifiers as personal information.
At times Pappas may make certain personal information available to strategic partners that work with Pappas to provide products and services, or that help Pappas market to customers. Personal information will only be shared by Pappas to provide or improve our products, services and advertising; it will not be shared with third parties for their marketing purposes.
At times it may be necessary or appropriate for Pappas to disclose your information in order to comply with the law, legal process, litigation, and/or demands from public and governmental authorities (including law enforcement). Pappas may also find it necessary to disclosure your information in order to enforce our terms and conditions or protect other guests. Additionally, in the event of a reorganization, merger, or sale we may transfer any and all personal information we collect to the relevant third party.
When you use Pappas affiliated social media platforms, the personal information and content you share is visible to other users and can be read, collected, or used by them. You are responsible for the personal information you choose to share or submit in these instances. For example, if you list your name and email address in a forum posting, that information is public.
We understand the importance of taking extra precautions to protect the privacy and safety of children using Pappas products and services. Accordingly, we do not knowingly collect, use or disclose personal information from children under 13, or equivalent minimum age in the relevant jurisdiction. When it comes to our attention that we have collected information on a child under the age of 13, we will delete that information.