Last Updated: September 15, 2016
- All services made available by Gerber through the Website;
- The Gerber Rewards loyalty program; and
- All e-mail, text, and other electronic messages between you and this Website.
Children Under the Age of 13
Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features on the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What personal information does Gerber collect from visitors to our Website?
Non-Individually Identifiable Data
Every time you visit our Website, we automatically collect certain data and information from you and/or your computer that is not personally identifiable. Examples of this type of information include the Web page from which you came, the pages you visit and access, your IP address, and type of device, operating system and browser you are using.
When you access, visit and/or use our Website, we may track your visit and, as described below in the section concerning "cookies", collect certain data regarding your use of the Website and your activity on the Website, but we will not collect any Personal Information from you unless you choose to provide it to us.
Pages of our Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit Gerber, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
In general, you can visit our Website without providing us with any personally identifiable information, such as your name, e-mail address, postal address, phone number, or other information (all such personally identifiable information, collectively, "Personal Information"). Your submission of Personal Information is entirely voluntary; however, some of the services and/or features available on and/or through the Website may not be available for your use if you elect not to provide certain Personal Information. We also collect Personal Information when you participate in a contest, event or sweepstakes promotion, fill out a survey or contact us.
Should you choose to register for Gerber Rewards, you will be asked to provide certain registration details, including Personal Information. Additionally, when you participate in Gerber Rewards, we will collect information about your product purchases that generate loyalty points.
How does Gerber use and disclose the information it collects?
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any Personal Information, to respond to your inquiries, to notify you about new products and services, special offerings and other promotions, to coordinate contests, promotions, surveys, to send you information and materials as you requested, or fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
Third Parties: Gerber does not sell, license, trade, or otherwise transfer your Personal Information to unaffiliated third parties. For the purpose of operating our business, we may transfer your Personal Information to our third party service providers who use that information only to conduct Gerber business. For example, these third party service providers may handle Gerber data management, email distribution, information analysis, promotions management and other services for Gerber. We provide our preferred service providers with the Personal Information they need to perform their services and work with them to respect and protect your Personal Information. We may also share such information with our parent and sister companies as necessary to provide with you the information and services you request or may be interested in.
Aggregated Data: We may use your Personal Information that is aggregated and no longer personally identifiable for purposes such as reporting and marketing and we may disclose aggregated information to various third-parties.
Legal Requirements: We may disclose Personal Information upon governmental request, in response to a court order, when required by law, to enforce our website policies, or to protect our or others' rights, property or safety.
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Opt-Out/Unsubscribe from Gerber Promotional E-mails
If for any reason you would like to stop receiving any e-mails sent by Gerber that notify you of upcoming events, promotions, sales, new products or contain other commercial communications, simply click the unsubscribe link provided at the bottom of every email. This will direct you to an unsubscribe page where you can remove your name from the Gerber promotional e-mail list. This opt-out does not apply to information provided to Gerber as a result of a warranty registration, product service experience, or other transactions.
User Generated Content Functions
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted through 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.