We are committed to protecting the personally identifiable information provided by and collected from you as a user of this Website, www.wetzelsfranchising.com (“Personal Information”) in connection with the functions, facilities and services offered on this Site.
What Personal Information Does Wetzel’s Pretzels Collect from this Site?
We collect Personal Information about you that you enter into the Site when you communicate electronically with us, or that you provide in any other way. We own all information collected on this website. You can choose not to provide some or all of the Personal Information we ask for, but this may prevent you from using some of our Site’s features. The information we collect includes:
- Personal information, such as your name;
- Contact information, which we use for contacting you regarding your inquiries;
- Location information which you provide; and
- Any information you provide the application, such as service information.
Web bugs: We use web bugs (also known as web beacons, tracking bugs, tracking pixels, and clear gifs) to track your movement on this website.
How Does Wetzel’s Pretzels use Personal Information and other Non-Identifiable Information?
Log Files: We automatically collect certain information that does not identify and is not linked to individual users (including dates and times, IP addresses, clickstream data, browser types, ISPs, referring/exit pages, and operating systems), and store it in log files. We may use this information to administer our website, track user movements about the site, analyze trends, and gather demographic information about our users.
Communications: Wetzel’s Pretzels may also use your Personal Information to contact you, electronically or otherwise, in the future to tell you about products or services we believe will be of interest to you. If we do so, each communication we send you will contain instructions permitting you to “opt-out” of receiving future communications.
Does Wetzel’s Pretzels Share the Information It Receives?
We do not sell the information of our customers. We consider your information a vital part of our business relationship and we treat it with great care and respect. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Information with certain third parties, as set forth below.
Agents: We may use third parties as service providers, for example, to remove duplicative information from customer lists and provide customer service. To do so, we may disclose to them that part of your information that they need to provide the service for which we have contracted. We will take reasonable steps to ensure that these third parties are obligated not to disclose your information, use it for any purpose other than to assist us in fulfilling your instructions, or retain it after they have completed their use of it.
If you do not wish your information to be disclosed to any, some, or all of these third parties, you should not use our website to input your contact information for a franchise opportunity.
Business Transfers: In the event we enter into a merger, are acquired, enter into bankruptcy, or sell a major part of our assets, your information may be among the assets transferred.
Protection of Wetzel’s Pretzels and Others: We will disclose your information to the extent we are required to do so by law, or if it is sought by legal process, or if we believe disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or the rights of others. In such instances, we will seek confidential treatment of any of your data so disclosed, but there is no guarantee that confidential treatment can or will be obtained.
Other than as set forth above, to the extent we are able, we will notify you before we disclose your information to any third party and provide you with an opportunity to opt out.
Access to Your Personal Information
If you desire to review your own Personal information, to correct existing information, or to remove your information, or with to raise a complaint or concern about our handling of your Personal Information, please feel free to contact us through telephone or mail using the contact information set forth below. If you request removal of your Personal Information, you acknowledge that residual information may continue to reside in Wetzel’s Pretzels’ records and archives, but Wetzel’s Pretzels will not use that information for commercial purposes.
How Secure is My Personal Information?
The security of your Personal Information is of utmost importance to us. We use reasonable measures to protect the Personal Information you provide to the Site from unauthorized access, deletion, or alteration. However, the security of the Internet cannot be guaranteed. Accordingly, you should not provide any confidential information to this Site.
Links to Third Party Sites
Our website and marketing materials are intended to be viewed by adults over 18 years of age. We do not intend to receive Personal Information from children. Our website is not directed to children under the age of thirteen and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of thirteen. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received Personal Information from a visitor under the age of thirteen on our website, we will delete the information from our records.