GNP Company® Website

Privacy Policy

Last modified: November 10, 2016

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Thank you for visiting GNPCompany.com, a Website managed by JFC LLC  (doing business as GNP Company), a subsidiary of the Pilgrim’s Corporation.  We are dedicated to making your visit to our Website fun, satisfying and rewarding.  As part of that goal, we recognize that you may have questions about your privacy and how we may use any information we receive from you.

You may also be unsure as to how you can use the information contained on our Website. 

To answer your questions, we have developed this PRIVACY ASSURANCE POLICY (“Privacy Policy”) to help you understand what information we collect (whether personally identifiable or not), how we collect it, how we use it, how we share it, how we protect it, and how you can control it.  We’ve also developed a LEGAL NOTICES SECTION with TERMS OF USE of our Website, just in case you’re looking for even more reading material.

Please know that we respect your privacy and personal time and want to make our Website a secure and enjoyable place to visit to learn more about GNP company and our chicken business.

Privacy Assurance Policy

1. Our Commitment to Your Privacy.  This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit GNPCompany.com, and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.  This policy applies to information we collect:

  • On our Website.
  • In email and other electronic messages between you and our Website.
  • When you interact with our advertising or applications on third-party websites and services, or if those applications or advertising include links to this policy.
  • It does not apply to information collected by:
  • Us offline or through any other means, including on any other website.
  • Any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries), including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from our Website. Any linked websites, products and services of third parties, and their collection and use of your information, are governed by the privacy policies of the respective third parties.  We encourage you to learn about the privacy practices of those third parties.

2. Your Participation is Your Choice. This Website is operated by GNP Company.  Please read this carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it.  You are not required to give us personal information in order to visit our Website. Whether or not you choose to do so is entirely your choice. We only use personal information that you have voluntarily given to us.  If you do not agree with our policies and practices, it is your choice not to use our Website.

3. Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy. We respect your child’s privacy too!  Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age.  For that reason, we do not knowingly collect or maintain information from persons under 13 years of age, and no part of our Website is structured to attract anyone under 13. There are certain pages of this Website where users may submit personal information to us; we require that users of these pages be at least 13 years of age and have attempted to restrict children under the age of 13 from submitting information to us. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use or access the Website at any time or in any manner. Don’t get us wrong. We love kids. It’s just that we understand the need for their privacy and the safety of that privacy. If we learn that personally identifiable information of persons under 13 years of age has been collected on the Website, then we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. If you are a parent and believe your child has given us information that you want removed from our records, please contact us at:

Regular Mail:
GNP Company
ATTENTION: GNPCompany.com Webmaster
P.O. Box 1106
St. Cloud, MN 56302-1106

Email: webmaster@GNPCompany.com

320-251-3570 Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Central Time

4. Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It. We collect information from and about users of our Website, including information:

  • by which you may be personally identified, such as name, address, email address, telephone number, etc.  (“personal information”);
  • that is about you but individually does not identify you; and/or
  • about your Internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website and usage details.

We collect this information:

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us.
  • Automatically as you navigate through the Website. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies, and other tracking technologies.

Information You Provide to Us. The information we collect on or through our Website may include:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website.  This includes information provided when you fill out a survey.
  • Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.
  • Your Search queries on the Website.
  • Data showing that you viewed, printed, downloaded, saved, and/or displayed coupons.
  • Information that you provide when you interact with advertisements on our Website or other websites.
  • Information that you provide when you participate in certain programs, offers, and promotions.
  • Information about our offers, coupons, recipes, promotions, or other user-generated content that you share with others on the Website.
  • Information that you provide when you interact with us via social networking sites or services (such as Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, or other social media provider).
  • Information that you provide when you post user-generated content on our Website.

There may be other events not specifically identified in this Privacy Policy when we may ask you to provide us with personally identifiable information.  However, it will always be your choice whether to provide us with such information. If you do choose to decline to share such information with us, we may not be able to provide you with certain services.

Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies.  As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including details of your visits to our Website (i.e., traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data, and the resources that you access and use), and information about your computer and Internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type.

The information we collect automatically may include personal information, and we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties.  It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, by enabling us to:

  • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.
  • Speed up your searches.
  • Recognize you when you return to our Website.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

  1. Cookies, Flash Cookies, Web Beacons
    Cookies (or browser cookies).  Cookies are the small files placed on your hard drive through your Internet browser by a Website.  They are used so that when you visit our Website, certain details of your visits to various pages will be “remembered” by our Website so you can easily return to it.  Cookies are commonly used by many Websites to provide useful services to customers.  In the future, we may use cookies to provide faster service and to personalize your Website visits by remembering your preferences.  Although cookies will identify your computer to us when you visit so that we can present “your” personalized Website, they will not give us any personal information about you from your computer.

    Flash Cookies.  Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from and on our Website.  Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies.  To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies, please visit this website: http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager.html#117118

    Web Beacons.  Pages of our Website may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that permit us, for example, to count users who have visited those pages and for other related Website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain Website content and verifying system and server integrity).

  2. Analytic Tools
    We may use tools such as Google Analytics to better understand who is using our Website and how they are using it. These tools may use cookies to collect information such as time of visit, pages visited, time spent on each page of the website, IP address, and type of operating system used. We may use this information to manage and improve our Website and to improve your experience. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use(as amended for government websites) and the Google Privacy Policy. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.

    You can learn how to opt-out of Google Analytics tracking software at this website: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

  3. Data Retention
    We retain all information we collect about you for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes of the Website, and otherwise in our discretion.

5. How We Use Your Information. We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

  • To present our Website and its contents to you.
  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
  • To notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website.
  • For any other purpose with your consent.

We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.

Disclosure of Your Information. We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction. We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide:

  • To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
  • To contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business.
  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets.
  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information with your consent.
  • We may also disclose your personal information:
  • To comply with any court order, law or legal process, or to respond to any government or regulatory request.
  • To enforce or apply the terms in our Legal Notices Section.

6. User Conduct. You may not engage in any behavior that is offensive or harmful to others or that harms us.  For example, you agree that you will not:

  • Use the Website to transmit, upload, post or link to any content that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, sexually explicit, unlawful, threatening, abusive or vulgar; that is hateful or racially or ethnically objectionable; or that invades another person’s privacy.
  • Post or publish any information that you know is false or misleading.
  • Impersonate any other person.
  • Permit a child under the age of 13 to publish information or post content under your user credentials.
  • Post any content that violates the copyright or right of publicity or any other right of another person or organization.
  • Solicit personal information from any minor.
  • Post or attempt to post advertisements or commercial solicitations.
  • Send, post or transmit a software virus or other computer code, files or programs designed to interfere with, disable or destroy the software, hardware or telecommunications equipment of another person.
  • Launch any automated system, including without limitation “robots,” “spiders,” and “offline readers,” that sends more requests to the service than a human could reasonably produce in the same period of time.

This list is not exclusive.  We reserve the right to terminate the access of any user who violates this Policy, and such violation may result in the removal of all content posted by the user.  The preceding sentence shall not in any way limit any other remedy, legal, equitable, or otherwise, that we may pursue in the event of a breach of any section of this agreement.

7. Our Commitment to Data Security. We have implemented reasonable measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure.

Unfortunately, data transmitted over or accessible through the Internet is not completely secure. We cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

8. Special Note to International Users. By accessing our Website, users who are not citizens or residents of the United States living within its territories agree that they will comply with all Minnesota and United States rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content.  International users agree that they will comply with any Minnesota law governing privacy in addition to the privacy laws of the United States when posting content.  To the fullest extent permitted by law, international users consent to the collection and transfer of personal information as noted above.

9. Social Media Programs. Our Website may include social media features, such as widgets provided by Facebook, Twitter, Google and Pinterest, or interactive mini-programs that run on our Website.  These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our Website, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Website.  Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

10. Changes to Our Privacy Assurance Policy. It is our practice to post any changes we make to our Privacy Policy on this page.  The date the Privacy Policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page.  You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website to check for any changes.

11. Contact Information. To ask questions or comment about this Privacy Assurance Policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:

Regular Mail:

GNP Company
ATTENTION: GNPCompany.com Webmaster
P.O. Box 1106
St. Cloud, MN 56302-1106

Email: webmaster@GNPCompany.com

320-251-3570 Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Central Time

Legal Notices/Terms of Use of Our Website

Please take a few minutes to look over the following Terms of Use.  By using our Website, you agree to the Terms and Conditions, which may change from time to time.  We encourage you to revisit the Terms and Conditions occasionally.

Content Ownership:  All of the content you see and/or hear on our Website, including, for example, the page headers, images, graphics, recipes, audio clips, and text are owned by or licensed to Maschhoff Family Foods, LLC or its affiliates.  You have our permission to download, print and store one machine readable copy and one print copy per page for your personal, noncommercial use only.  You must obtain our written permission if you otherwise wish to copy, modify, publish, distribute, or transmit any of our content.  You may not change or remove any trademark, copyright or other notice.

Site Information:  While we use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up to date information in the Website, we make no warranties or representations as to the accuracy, correctness, reliability, or otherwise with respect to such information and assumes no liability or responsibility for any omissions or errors (including, without limitation to typographical errors and technical errors) in the content of the Website.

Submissions to Our Website:  We welcome your submissions to our Website.  All submissions, including comments, remarks, suggestions, graphics, ideas and any other information you submit to us will be our exclusive property.  When you make a submission to our Website, you automatically assign all worldwide rights in the submission to us.  We will be entitled to use, copy, disclose, publish and distribute any material in your submission for any purpose.  For this reason, we request that you not submit any material which you consider confidential.  We are not responsible for the content of any submission made to the Website, and do not endorse any opinion or content contained in any submission.  You agree not to provide or post any submission to the Website that contains any immoral, scandalous, illegal, or offensive material, or material covered by the intellectual property right of others for which you do not have the right to post.

Website Links:  We may link you to other websites for your convenience, but you must make your own decision about the content of and your interaction with any other website.

Disclaimers of Warranties: OUR WEBSITE, AND THE CONTENTS THEREOF, ARE OPERATED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND.  WE DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO OUR WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENTS, WHETHER EXPRESSED, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT (1) THE INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR CURRENT, (2) THE WEBSITE WILL OPERATE WITHOUT ERROR OR BE AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES, (3) THE WEBSITE IS FREE FROM DEFECTS, VIRUSES OR HARMFUL MATERIALS, OR (4) YOUR USE OF THE RECIPES AND OTHER CONTENT ON OUR WEBSITE WILL PRODUCE SUCCESSFUL RESULTS.

Limitation of Liability:  WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY LOSSES OR DAMAGES AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE OR INABILITY TO USE OUR WEBSITE.  THIS APPLIES TO ALL LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR EXEMPLARY, INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA OR PROFIT, LOSS IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTUOUS INTERFERENCE.  THIS IS TRUE EVEN IF ONE OF OUR REPRESENTATIVES HAS BEEN ADVISED OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.  IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH OUR WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT ON OUR WEBSITE, OR WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS DESCRIBED HERE, THEN YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING OUR WEBSITE.  YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.  IN SOME STATES THE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW US TO LIMIT OR EXCLUDE OUR LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THIS LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY.

Indemnification:  You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us harmless and our officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, licensors and suppliers from and against any claim, demand, loss, liability, expense (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) or other damages relating to or arising out of your use of the Website and for your violation of the Legal Notices.

Termination:  We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Website for violations of the Legal Notices.

Acceptance of Terms:  By using this Website, you are agreeing to the terms set forth in the Privacy Assurance Policy and Terms of Use.  Your continued use of this Website following the posting of changes to these terms will mean that you accept those changes.

Jurisdiction Our Website is governed and interpreted by the laws of the State of Minnesota, United States of America.  Any disputes relating to the Website, and/or your use of the Website, are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Minnesota and you consent to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Minnesota for the purpose of resolving any such disputes.  If you use our Website outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with any local laws affecting you.

Questions?

Please feel free to contact us with any additional questions, concerns or suggestions relating to our Privacy Assurance Policy or Terms of Use at:

Regular Mail:
GNP Company
ATTENTION: GNPCompany.com Webmaster
P.O. Box 1106
St. Cloud, MN 56302-1106

Email: webmaster@GNPCompany.com

320-251-3570, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Central Time

Sincerely,

The GNP Company® Website Care Team

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