Wakefern’s policy is to respect and protect your privacy. Wakefern therefore exercises precautions to maintain the confidentiality of information that you provide to us.
We may gather certain types of personally identifiable information, such as your name, e-mail address, street address or other postal mailing address, telephone number(s), purchase information and history, and if you request check acceptance privileges at our stores, your checking account number and/or driver’s license number (collectively, “Personal Information”). It is therefore important for you to know how we collect, use, disclose, manage, and store the Personal Information that you may voluntarily provide to us, as well as the information that is collected passively on the Website.
Collection and Use of Information
You may browse the Website without providing any Personal Information. We do not collect Personal Information about you except when you provide it, such as when you:
Wakefern collects information about purchases made in ShopRite stores and on the ShopRite website by ShopRite Price Plus Club members. This information allows us to send coupons and information about special offers that will be of interest to you, and inform you of product safety recalls. In the event of an urgent recall of a product you purchased with your ShopRite Price Plus Club card, when practical, the Personal Information you provide may be used to contact you through an automated telephone messaging system or by other means. Please make sure to tell us if your contact information has changed. We will use reasonable efforts to notify you, but we cannot guarantee that you will receive notification of every recall through our service. Click here to access information regarding product recalls on our website.
Additionally, we may post information about career opportunities on the Website. If you are interested in these opportunities, you can submit an application online. We make reasonable efforts to review the applications in a timely fashion.We will not distribute or share Personal Information submitted in relation to employment with any third party without your consent.
We may use your Personal Information to provide you with coupons, promotions, the products and services you request, and to respond to your suggestions and questions.
We may also use your Personal Information to notify you about new products and features that we think may be of interest to you. We may also use your Personal Information for operational and business purposes, or to find out how we can improve our organization and Website via surveys or online tracking mechanisms. We use aggregate Personal Information collected directly during any registration process and via “cookies” to help us evaluate and modify existing services and features.
Disclosure of Information
In the Event of Merger, Sale, Acquisition or Change of Control
Procedures to Review Your Personal Information and to Opt-Out
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If you are receiving e-mail messages from us and do not wish to receive any more, use the links on the bottom of the e-mail message to make changes to your e-mail preferences. If there are no links, follow the instructions at the bottom of the message. When we receive your notification that you want to opt-out, we will process your request as soon as possible. Please note, however, that if you direct us not to share your Personal Information, you may not be eligible for certain ShopRite Price Plus Club promotions that require data about individuals.
Security of Information
In order to most efficiently serve you, credit card transactions are handled by established third-party banking, processing agents and distribution institutions. They receive the information needed to verify and authorize your credit card or other payment information and to process and ship your order. Financial transactions related to your purchases from the Website are handled by clearly identified third parties: please visit their websites to familiarize yourself with their terms and conditions and with their privacy policies. Information relating to your financial transactions will not be maintained on Wakefern servers.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your Personal Information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond our control; (b) the security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through the Website cannot be guaranteed; (c) any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party; and (d) WHEN YOU TRANSFER ANY INFORMATION TO US, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE AT ALL TIMES FOR MAINTAINING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF ANY PASSWORD OR OTHER ACCESS INFORMATION.
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Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. We never collect or maintain information at the Website from persons we know to be under age 13. Please do not communicate with or contact us if you are under age 13. By your participation in our Website activities, you certify that you are at least 13 years of age and meet all other eligibility requirements of the Website. If we learn that Personal Information relating to someone under the age of 13 has been collected on the Website, we will take appropriate steps to delete such information.
Last Modified: February 21, 2011