Information Collected and its Uses
Voluntarily Submitted Information
When registering, placing an order, or otherwise using our site, you may be invited to share personally identifying information, including your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information, in order for us to contact you, to facilitate any requested transactions, and to provide you with a better experience.
Passively Collected Information
We automatically receive certain information from your browser when you visit our site. This information includes your browser type, system type, IP address, cookie information, and referring URL.If you register for our site or opt-in to receive emails from us, our emails may also include an embedded image that tells us whether you opened the email. We use this information to measure and improve the performance of our site and emails.
Information Shared Within JFC Family of Companies
We may share information with our family of companies, which includes Kikkoman Corporation, Kikkoman Sales USA, Inc., Kikkoman Foods, Inc., and other subsidiaries and affiliates of Kikkoman Corporation, for a variety of purposes, including improving our products and services and providing you with the latest information about our products and services.
Information Shared with Vendors
We work with a limited number of vendors and business partners who help us operate jfc.com, process data, deliver emails, and facilitate any requested transactions. We may also share aggregated information with other parties for marketing and advertising purposes. However, this aggregated information does not include nor is linked to any information that can identify any particular person.
Information Shared with Other Third Parties
We do not sell or trade your information with third parties. However, we may disclose your information to third parties (other than those identified above) in certain circumstances, including but not limited to:
In the event there is a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of JFC’s assets of business, your information may also be transferred as a part of or in connection with the transaction.
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Links to Third-Party Websites and Content
Our website may include links to third-party websites and content on those sites. Our site may also feature embedded media, such as images or videos, that are hosted on other third-party platforms.When you click on these links or interact with these types of external content, the third-party providers of such content may place their own cookies on your computer, access existing cookies, and gather information about you. To learn about how these third parties treat the data they collect from you, please review their respective privacy policies.
Marketing emails you receive from JFC include instructions on how to unsubscribe from and opt-out of receiving future marketing-related emails. You may also opt-out of receiving marketing-related emails by contacting us through any of the methods identified in the “Contact Us” section.
Federal “Do Not Call” laws allow you to place your phone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry to prohibit many telemarketing calls to those numbers. To add your numbers to this list, please call 1-888-382-1222 or visit the National Do Not Call Registry.
However, please be aware that most telemarketing laws allow companies to contact their own customers without consulting the federal or state Do Not Call list. If you would like to be removed from our telemarketing list, please contact us through any of the methods identified in the “Contact Us” section.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
We do not knowingly market to or solicit personal information from children under the age of 13 without obtaining verifiable parental consent.
We implement a variety of security measures to protect against the unauthorized access to any information you may provide us. However, please note that no website or company can fully eliminate security risks. Despite our efforts to safeguard your information, third parties may circumvent our security measures to intercept or access data transmissions or personally identifiable information.
Privacy Notice for California Residents
We collect information that identifies, relates to, describes, references, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or device(“personal information”). In particular, we have collected the following categories of personal information from consumers within the last twelve (12) months:
Personal information does not include:
Sources of Personal Information
We obtain the categories of personal information listed above from the following categories of sources:
Use of Personal Information
We may use or disclose the personal information we collect for one or more of the following business purposes:
We will not collect additional categories of personal information or use the personal information we collected for materially different, unrelated, or incompatible purposes without providing you notice.
Sharing Personal Information
We may disclose your personal information to a third party for a business purpose. When we disclose personal information for a business purpose, we enter a contract that describes the purpose and requires the recipient to both keep that personal information confidential and not use it for any purpose except performing the contract.
In the preceding twelve (12) months, we have disclosed the following categories of personal information for a business purpose:
We disclose your personal information for a business purpose to the following categories of third parties:
In the preceding twelve (12) months, we have not sold or licensed any personal information.
Your Rights and Choices
The CCPA provides California residents with specific rights regarding their personal information. This section describes your CCPA rights and explains how to exercise those rights.
Access to Specific Information and Data Portability Rights
You have the right to request that we disclose certain information to you about our collection and use of your personal information over the past 12 months. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request, we will disclose to you:
Deletion Request Rights
You have the right to request that we delete any of your personal information that we collected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request, we will delete (and direct our service providers to delete) your personal information from our records, unless an exception applies.
We may deny your deletion request if retaining the information is necessary for us or our service providers to:
Exercising Access, Data Portability, and Deletion Rights
To exercise the access, data portability, and deletion rights described above, please submit a consumerrequest to us at:
Only you or a person registered with the California Secretary of State that you authorize to act on your behalf, may make a consumer request related to your personal information. You may also make a consumer request on behalf of your minor child.
To submit a request, you must:
We cannot respond to your request or provide you with personal information if we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm the personal information relates to you. Making a verifiable consumer request does not require you to create an account with us. We will only use personal information provided in a verifiable consumer request to verify the requestor's identity or authority to make the request.
You may only make a consumer request for access or data portability twice within a 12-month period.
Response Timing and Format
We endeavor to respond to a verifiable consumer request within 45 days of its receipt. If we require more time (up to 90 days), we will inform you of the reason and extension period in writing. We will deliver our written response by mail or electronically, at your option. Any disclosures we provide will only cover the 12-month period preceding the verifiable consumer request's receipt. The response we provide will also explain the reasons we cannot comply with a request, if any.
For data portability requests, we will select a format to provide your personal information that is readily useable and should allow you to transmit the information from one entity to another entity without hindrance.
We do not charge a fee to process or respond to your verifiable consumer request unless it is excessive, repetitive, or manifestly unfounded. If we determine that the request warrants a fee, we will tell you why we made that decision and provide you with a cost estimate before completing your request.
We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your CCPA rights. Unless permitted by the CCPA, we will not:
Changes to Our Privacy Notice
If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Notice, the ways in which we collect and use your personal information, your choices and rights regarding such use, or wish to exercise your rights under the CCPA, please do not hesitate to contact us at: