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Scabrou, Inspiration for foodservice professionals

PRIVACY NOTICE

We at Scabrou are committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy applies to our website https://www.scabrou.com.This Privacy Policy governs our data collection, processing and usage practices. It also describes your choices regarding use, access and correction of your personal information. If you do not agree with the data practices described in this Privacy Policy, you should not use the Website. 

 

WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW IT IS COLLECTED

You are free to explore the Website without providing any Personal Information about yourself. 

"Personal Information"

This refers to any information that you voluntarily submit to us and that identifies you personally, including contact information, such as your full name, e-mail address, occupation, country, phone number, and other information about yourself. 

Personal Information also includes Navigational Information or Payment Information where such information can directly or indirectly identify an individual. Navigational information refers to information about your computer and your visits to this website such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and pages viewed. Payment information includes the process payment information gathered from you when you subscribe to any of our paid subscriptions, including credit card numbers and billing information, using third party PCI-compliant service providers. Except for this, we do not collect Sensitive Information from you.

 

"Business Information"

This refers to any information that you voluntarily submit to us and that identifies your business upon listing or creating a business page at our website under any free or paid package, including company name, address, URL, company description, logo and other images, email address, phone number, and social info (twitter, facebook, linkdIn address).

 

"Automatically collected information & Cookie Data"

Log & Device data. When you use Scabrou, our servers automatically record information (“log data”), including information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Website. This log data may include your web address you came from or are going to, your device model, operating system, browser type, unique device identifier, IP address, mobile network carrier, and time zone or location. Whether we collect some or all of this information often depends on what type of device you’re using and its settings.

Cookie data may be used to collect additional website usage data to improve the site and provide easier and faster access to website features. Cookies are very small text files that are stored on personal computers for reference purposes. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you have submitted while on our site. We use both session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie expires when your browser is closed, and a persistent cookie last until you or your browser deletes them.

Scabrou may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site, better understand how you interact with the Site and our Service, to monitor aggregate usage by our users and web traffic routing on the Site, and to improve the Site and our Service.

 

HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?

We do not sell your personal data – such as your name and contact information – to third parties to use for other marketing purposes. 

Use of Personal Information

Scabrou uses the information we collect for the following purposes:

  • To provide you the services we offer on Scabrou Platform, communicate with you, respond to your inquiries, provide troubleshooting, and for other customer service purposes.
  • Improve your browsing experience by personalizing the website and refine our subscription services.
  • For marketing and promotional purposes, such as send you news and newsletters, promotions, or to otherwise contact you about products or information we think may interest you.
  • To display interest-based advertising to you, improve our advertising and measurement systems so we can show you relevant ads, and to measure the effectiveness and reach of ads and services.
  • To comply with legal obligations, as part of our general business operation.
  • Prevent misuse. Where we believe necessary to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person or violations of our Terms of Service or this Privacy Policy.

Use of Credit Card Information

If you give us credit card information, we use it solely to check your financial qualifications and collect payment from you. We use a third-party service provider to manage credit card processing. This service provider is not permitted to store, retain, or use information you provide except for the sole purpose of credit card processing on our behalf.

 

External Websites

Our Websites provide links to other websites. We do not control, and are not responsible for, the content or practices of these other websites. Our provision of such links does not constitute our endorsement of these other websites, their content, their owners, or their practices. This Privacy Policy does not apply to these other websites, which are subject to any privacy and other policies they may have.



HOW DO WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION?

We do not share your personal information with others except as indicated within this Policy or when we inform you and give you an opportunity to opt out of having your personal information shared.

We will share information we collect about you, including personal information, in the following ways:

With third party service providers. We use other companies to perform services on our behalf or to assist us with providing services to you. For example, we may engage Service Providers to process credit card transactions or other payment methods. Or, we may engage Service Providers to provide services such as marketing, advertising, communications, infrastructure and IT services, and to analyze and enhance data (including data about users' interactions with our service). These Service Providers may have access to your personal or other information in order to provide these functions. In addition, on our behalf, third party providers may collect some of the information we request. We require our Service Providers to agree and take reasonable steps to keep the personal information that we provide to them secure. We do not authorize them to use or disclose your personal information except in connection with providing their services.

Affiliates. We may disclose your information to current or future affiliates or subsidiaries for research, marketing, and other purposes consistent with this Privacy Policy.

 

HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION?

We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. We secure the Personal Information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. All Personal Information is protected using appropriate physical, technical and organizational measures.

For further protection, safeguard your SCABROU account username and password without sharing that information to anyone. Sign off your account and close your browser window when you have finished your visit to our sites. We will never ask for your account user name or password via email. 

 

COOKIES AND GOOGLE ANALYTICS

We use cookies or similar technologies to analyze trends, administer the website, track users’ movements around the website, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. 

Scabrou uses a tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about use of this Site, such as how often users visit the Site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this Site. Google Analytics collects the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this Site, rather than your name or other identifying information. 

Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this Site. This cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google, Inc. The information generated by the cookie will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
We use the information received from Google Analytics only to improve services on Scabrou. 

Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this Site is restricted by the Google Privacy Policy. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this Site by disabling the Google Analytics cookie on your browser. 

ONLINE ADVERTISING

On our website, we may collect information about your online activities to provide advertising about products and services tailored to your individual interests. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these third parties, and we encourage you to read their privacy policies, which may apply to these companies. Ad networks allow us to target our advertising to users through demographic, behavioral and contextual means. These networks track your online activities over time across third-party websites or online services by collecting information through automated means, including through the use of cookies, web server logs, web beacons and other methods. The networks use this information to show you advertisements for SCABROU and our business partners that are tailored to your individual interests. The information our ad network vendors collect includes information about your visits to websites that participate in the vendors‘ advertising networks, such as the pages or advertisements you have viewed, and the actions you take on the sites. This data collection and ad targeting take place both on our websites and on third-party websites that participate in the ad networks. This process also helps us track the effectiveness of our marketing efforts.

 

TARGETED ADVERTISEMENTS

Scabrou may display targeted offers to our users based on your interests within. These offers will display as varying product banners or reminders within the website.

 

SENDING EMAILS

We use emails to communicate with you and to send information that you have requested. We also provide email links, as on our Scabrou user list, to allow you to contact us directly, and be updated with what can be found on our site. We strive to promptly reply to your messages. The information you send to us may be stored and used to improve this Site, our future mobile application, and other uses within the website.

 

YOUR RIGHTS AND CHOICES

Account. In order to keep your personal information accurate and complete, you can log in to review and update your account information, including contact and billing information, via your account settings page. You may also contact us to request information about the personal data we have collected from you and to request the correction, modification or deletion of such personal information. If you would like to make a request, cancel your account or no longer use your account information, contact us at [email protected] [no such address bro don’t open one use general] the address set forth at the end of this Policy. Subject to applicable law, we will retain and use your account information only as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.

E-mail. If you do not wish to receive promotional emails from us, you may opt out at any time by following the opt-out link contained in the email itself. Please also note that if you opt out of receiving marketing communications from us, we may continue to send to you service-related emails.

 

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child under the relevant age without parental consent, we take steps to delete that information.
We do not specifically market to children under 16.

 

HOW TO CONTACT US

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Notice, or if you would like us to update information we have about you or your preferences, please contact us by email at [email protected].

 

This privacy policy was last updated on March 15, 2020

WEBSITE TERMS OF USE

DATA INTEGRITY

You represent that all of the data, information and other materials you provide on this Site or to Scabrou through any other means are true, accurate, current and complete relative to your company. Responsibility is bestowed on to you for updating and correcting the information you have provided on this Site, being as appropriate and is in no way infringement to any other party for copyrighted, trademarked or any other intellectual property material. If your work seems to be proprietary or hazardous to the well-being and maintenance of this site you may be terminated without prior notification. If your material is infringement to any other business it as well may be terminated. If the material uploaded is in any way not directed towards the overall objective of this site; to which Scabrou reserves the right of opinion or judgment, it may as well be terminated. You acknowledge that you are responsible for any content you may submit through the Site, including the reliability, appropriateness, legality, originality and copyright/trademark of such content. You may not upload to, distribute or otherwise publish through Scabrou any content that: is confidential, proprietary, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, infringing on intellectual property rights, unlawful, harmful, threatening, false, fraudulent, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, profane, abusive, harassing, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable, including, but not limited to any content that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, violates the rights of any party or otherwise gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violates any applicable U.S. of foreign laws; may contain software viruses or malware; is designed to impersonate others; create “get rich easy schemes”; contains personal information (such as messages that include phone numbers, Social Security numbers, payment card numbers, account numbers, addresses or employer references), except where we expressly ask you to provide such information; contains messages that offer unauthorized downloads of any copyrighted, confidential or private information; contains multiple messages placed within individual folders by the same user restating the same point; contains chain letters of any kind; orcontains identical (or substantially similar) messages to multiple recipients advertising any product or service, expressing a political or other similar message, or any other type of unsolicited commercial message; this prohibition includes but is not limited to (a) using the invitation functionality that may be available on the Site to send messages to people who do not know you or who are unlikely to recognize you as a known contact; (b) using the Site to connect to people who do not know you and then sending unsolicited promotional messages to those direct connections without their permission; or (c) sending messages to distribution lists, newsgroup aliases or group aliases. You may not use a false email address or other identifying/incriminating and falsified information, impersonate any person or entity or otherwise mislead as to origin of content. Some features that may be available on this Site require registration. By registering you also agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself and your company or organization. You hereby represent, warrant and covenant that any content you provide does not include anything (including, but not limited to, text, images, music or video) to which you do not have the full right to. Content collected and displayed on the Site which come from its original sources can include, but is not limited to search, research and display of information not for reproduction, defamation or false statement and that can be found publicly by the owning company.

 

SCABROU LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

The providers whose products and services are available on the Scabrou are independent contractors and not agents or employees of Scabrou. Scabrou is not liable for the acts, errors, omissions, representations, warranties, breaches or negligence of any such service providers or for any personal injuries, death, property damage, or other damages or expenses resulting therefrom. You acknowledge and agree that you assume full responsibility for your use of the site and/or for use of the Scabrou membership, communications with third parties, and purchase and use of the products and services available through the Scabrou sites. You acknowledge and agree that any information you send or receive during your membership and/or use of the site may not be secure and may be intercepted by unauthorized parties. You acknowledge and agree that your use of the site is at your own risk and that the site is made available to you at no charge, recognizing such, you acknowledge and agree that, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law (including, without limitation, consumer protection law), neither Scabrou nor its licensors, suppliers or third party content providers will be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, exemplary, incidental, special, consequential or other damages arising out of or in any way related to (A) this site, or any other site or resource you access through a link from this site; (B) any action we take or fail to take as a result of communications you send to us; (C) your Scabrou membership; (D) any products or services made available or purchased through the Scabrou sites, including any damages or injury arising from any use of such products or services; (E) any delay or inability to use the site or any information, products or services advertised in or obtained through the site; (F) the modification, removal or deletion of any content submitted or posted on the site; or (G) any use of the site, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if Scabrou have been advised of the possibility of damages. it is the responsibility of the user to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any opinion, advice or other content available through the site, or obtained from a linked site or resource. this disclaimer applies, without limitation, to any damages or injury arising from any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, file corruption, communication-line failure, network or system outage, loss of profits by you, or theft, destruction, unauthorized access to, alteration of, loss or use of any record or data, and any other tangible or intangible loss. you specifically acknowledge and agree that neither Scabrou nor its licensors, suppliers or third party content providers shall be liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user of the site. Your remedy for any of the above claims or any dispute with Scabrou is to discontinue your use of the site. You and Scabrou agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to the site must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues or the cause of action is permanently barred. Some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, or the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, all or a portion of the above limitation may not apply to you.

 

INDEMNITY

You will indemnify and hold harmless Scabrou from and against any and all fines, penalties, liabilities, losses and other damages of any kind whatsoever (including attorneys’ and experts’ fees), incurred by Scabrou and such parties, and shall defend Scabrou and such parties against any and all claims arising out of (I) your breach of these Terms and Use; (II) your breach of the Terms of Service; (III) fraud you commit, or your intentional misconduct or gross negligence; or (IV) your violation of any applicable U.S. of foreign law or the rights of a third party. Scabrou will control the defense of any claim to which this indemnity may apply, and in any event, you shall not settle any claim without the prior written approval of Scabrou.

 

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION

By use of the Site or sending emails to Scabrou, you are communicating with us at Scabrou electronically. You consent to receive electronically any communications related to your use of this Site. Scabrou will then communicate with you by email or by posting notices on the Site. You agree that all notices, agreements, disclosures and communications that are provided to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. All notices from Scabrou intended for receipt by a customer shall be deemed delivered and effective when sent to the email address you provide on any of the Scabrou Sites.

 

ACCESS TO YOUR PASSWORD AND ITS PROTECTION

Access to and use of password-protected areas of the Site is restricted to authorized users only. You are responsible for protecting your login credentials, including any password. You agree that you will be responsible for any and all statements made, and acts or omissions that occur, through the use of your login credentials. If you have any reason to believe or become aware of any loss, theft or unauthorized use of your login credentials, notify Scabrou immediately. Scabrou may assume that any communications we receive from your email or other address, or communications that are associated with your login credentials or your account on this Site, have been made by you unless we receive notice indicating otherwise.

 

TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHTS

Trademarks, copyrights, logos and service marks (“Marks”) displayed on the Site are the property of Scabrou or its licencors or content providers, or other parties. Trademarks, copyrights, logos and service marks (“Marks”) of displayed company profiles on the Site are the property of the owning company/companies. Users or any parties acting on their behalf are prohibited from using any Marks for any purpose including, but not limited to use as meta tags on other pages or sites without the written permission of Scabrou or Published profiles and companies and such third party which may own the Marks. You may not use frames or utilize framing techniques or technology to enclose any content included on the Site without Scabrou’s express written consent. Further, you may not utilize any Site content in any meta tags or any other “hidden text” techniques or technologies without Scabrou’s express written consent. All content (including any software programs) available on or through the Site is protected by copyright, trademark and other applicable U.S. and foreign laws.

This policy was last updated on March 15,2020



SECURITY REMINDER & NOTIFICATION

HOW WE PROTECT INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USERS

SCABROU website is constantly being scanned for validation and verification of network security. Following standard industry security practices all of our security standards, policies and practices are reviewed and implemented. Security Tips to Protect Yourself

Never share user ID or password. Keep in mind that anybody who holds your account login information can access your account. Be sure to create a secure password. It will be harder to guess a password if it is more secure with numbers and caps involved. We suggest choosing a password that is at least 8 characters with a mix of letters/numbers and different symbols.Try to avoid using easily noticeable personal information or company information as the password of your choice. Take caution while using a computer in a public space, it may contain keylogger software designed to steal your login credentials.

 

EMAIL SECURITY

Please pay attention that an email, even if it appears to come from a friend or a business partner, could be fraudulent and designed to trick you into providing personal information or installing dangerous software on your device. Emails are insecure and easy to mimic or forge. It is recommended that latest version antivirus and firewall software on your computer is installed in order to help protect yourself from phishing scams and viruses.

SCABROU will never request for your account password or any other sensitive account information. Updates to this Information Security Policy This Information Security Policy may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in information security practices. We will post an updated notice on our website to notify you of any significant changes to our Information Security Policy, or Indication at the bottom of the policy or related section will be updated.

 

MEMBERSHIP REMOVAL

You may cancel your Scabrou membership at any time by contacting Scabrou customer service as specified on the “Contact Us” page on the Scabrou Site. Scabrou may terminate your membership and refuse any and all current or future use of the Scabrou Site or other services, or any portion thereof, (I) in order to comply with applicable Law, (II) if you provide any information that Scabrou determines, in its sole discretion, to be untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete (or if the information becomes untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete), (III) if Scabrou determines, in its sole discretion, that you are using your Scabrou membership in a manner not permitted by these Terms of Service or the Terms of Use, or (IV) in other circumstances, as Scabrou deems appropriate in its sole discretion. Scabrou is a free listing. We reserve the right to list any company within the food service and hospitality industry, any company that has not submitted or claimed their business shall not hold Scabrou responsible for any loss, damage or indemnity and goodwill caused if not notified of this site and its services.

 

CHANGES IN OUR TERMS

We reserve the right to modify these Terms and Conditions at any time. If we decide to change our Terms and Conditions, we will post those changes without prior notice to the Terms and Conditions area in our website and any other places we deem appropriate, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We encourage you to check the Terms and Conditions, Security Notification and Reminder, and our Website Terms of use periodically to be informed of any changes.

This policy was last updated on March 15, 2020.