Privacy Policy

1. Introduction and Acceptance of Terms

Ferrara Candy Company, Inc., an Illinois corporation (“us”, “we” or “Ferrara Candy”) operateswww.ferrarausa.com (the “Website”). The Website is designed to inform you about our company, our products, and our history in a fun and entertaining environment. We care about your privacy and will not collect any personal information (such as name, address, telephone number or email address) unless you provide it voluntarily.By accessing or using the Website, you agree to the terms of our Privacy Policy and the Terms & Conditions. If you do not agree to these terms, exit this page and do not access or use the Website.

2. Changes to Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes to our online privacy practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by sending an email to the e-mail address specified in your account, if you have one, or by means of a notice on the Website prior to the change becoming effective. Your use of the Website after such notification shall constitute your acceptance of the terms of the revised Privacy Policy.

3. Information Collected and Uses of that Information

Personally Identifiable Information. Personally identifiable information (“personal information”) is information that identifies a specific user. We do not require visitors to register or provide personal information before entering or browsing the Website. However, when you engage in certain activities through the Website, such as sending a question to Customer Service through our FAQ page, we will ask you to provide certain information. It is optional for you to engage in these activities. However, if you chose to engage in these activities, we will ask you to provide certain personal information about yourself, such as your first and last name, address, email address, and telephone number. Some of the information we ask you to provide will be identified as mandatory and some will be identified as voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory information for an activity that requires it, you will not be permitted to engage in that activity.We use the information mentioned above to answer customer service questions. We may also use such information to enhance the operation of the Website, troubleshoot, resolve disputes, accomplish administrative tasks, enforce our agreements with you (including our Terms & Conditions and our Privacy Policy), comply with applicable law and cooperate with law enforcement.Please note: To engage in some activities, such as purchasing items from the online store or entering into contests and sweepstakes, you may be redirected to a third party website (a “Linked Site”). We will notify you any time you are being redirected to a Linked Site and encourage you to review the privacy policies (if any) of all Linked Sites. We encourage the providers of Linked Sites to adopt privacy policies, but the use of your personal information by such parties is governed by the privacy policies of such parties and is not subject to our control.

4. Release of Information and Security

Except as set forth below, we will not willfully disclose, share, or sell your personal information with third parties other than as disclosed within this Privacy Policy.
  • Protection and Enforcement. We may disclose personal information when we believe such disclosure is appropriate to satisfy any law, regulation or legal request, such as to comply with a subpoena, enforce or apply our Privacy Policy, our Terms & Conditions or other agreements, or protect the rights, property or safety of the Website, its users or others, investigate fraud, and respond to a government request.
Business Transfers. Like any other business, we could merge with or be acquired by another company. If this occurs, the successor company would acquire the information we maintain, including personal information. However, personal information would remain subject to this Privacy Policy. You will be notified via email and/or prominent notice on the Website of any such change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.Third Party Service Providers. We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as offering customer service or sending out emails on our behalf. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.Name of Third Party Partner What info is shared with or collected by this partner Partner’s purpose Link to Partner’s privacy policy Google Inc. Site analytics & metrics Website Tools Provider https://google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

5. User Choices; Reviewing and Correcting Information

       1. Providing Personal Information. As discussed above, you can always choose not to provide personal information, although it may be required to engage in certain activities on the Website.
        2. Reviewing, Updating and Deleting Personal Information. You may review or update your personal information, have it deleted and withdraw permission for its continued use by us by emailing us or writing to us at the address found below. To protect your privacy and security, we may take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
         3. Data Retention. We will retain your information as needed to provide you services. If you wish to request that we no longer use your information to provide services contact us at the email address listed below. However, we will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
         4. Opting out of Emails. You can opt-out of receiving promotional emails that we send to advertise our services. You cannot, however, opt out of “administrative” emails – emails that relate to your activity on the Website, such as a response to your request for technical support. If you do not want us to send you promotional emails, email us or write us at the address found below or follow the opt-out information at the bottom of any of our promotional emails. Please note that opting out of our promotional emails will only affect future communications.6. Social MediaThe Website includes social media features, such links to Facebook or Twitter , or other interactive mini-programs that run on the Website (collectively, “Social Media Features and Widgets”). The Social Media Features and Widgets may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on the Website, and may set a cookie to enable the applicable Social Media Feature or Widget to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on the Website. Unless otherwise provided in this Privacy Policy, your interactions with any Social Media Features and Widgets are governed by the privacy policy of the company that is providing such Social Media Feature or Widget.          5. Trolli PageWe operate www.weirdlyawesome.com and www.trolliweirdlyawesome.tumblr.com (collectively, the “Trolli Page”) using the Tumblr platform. The collection and use of information through the Trolli Page are governed by the Trolli Page Terms and Conditions, this section of the Privacy Policy, and all applicable Tumblr terms, guidelines and policies. This section of the Privacy Policy identifies how we use and disclose information that we receive through the Trolli Page. To learn about how Tumblr uses and disclosures information received through the Trolli Page, please review Tumblr’s privacy policy.
  • Personal Information we Receive via a Trolli Page. In order to follow a Trolli Page or submit content to a Trolli Page, you may be required to provide certain personal information about yourself, such as your email address. To the extent we receive any of your personal information via the Trolli Page, we may use such personal information to resolve disputes, enforce our agreements with you, comply with applicable law and cooperate with law enforcement. We will not disclose any such personal information except as described in Section 4 (“Release of Information and Security”) of this Privacy Policy.
Content you Publish on the Trolli Page. Content that you post or publish to the Trolli Page is public and accessible to everyone, including search engines.Non-personally identifiable Information we Receive via a Trolli Page. We may receive aggregated information about the users of the Trolli Page. We use such information to target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on the Website8. Scope of Privacy PolicyExcept as otherwise set forth herein, this Privacy Policy is for consumers who visit the Website and does not apply to (a) information which we may collect by means other than through the Website or (b) businesses which may use the Website. In addition, this Privacy Policy only addresses the use and disclosure of information that Ferrara Candy collects from you. Other sites that may be accessible through the Website, such as Linked Sites, have their own privacy policies and data collection, use and disclosure practices. If you follow the links to any such website, we urge you review the website’s privacy policy. We will notify you when a link on the Website redirects you to a Linked Site. We are not responsible for the policies or practices of Linked Sites or any third parties.

6. Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes. We use cookies on the Website. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personal information you submit while on the Website.We use cookies to make it easier for you to navigate the Website and to enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on the Website.The use of cookies by third parties is not covered by our privacy policy. We do not have access or control over these cookies.

7. Clear Gifs (Web Beacons/Web Bugs)

We employ or our third party tracking utility partner employs a software technology called clear gifs (a.k.a. web beacons/web bugs), that help us better manage content on the Website by informing us what content is effective. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of Web users. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user’s computer hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on Web pages and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. We do not tie the information gathered by clear gifs to our customers’ personal information.Notice of Privacy Rights to California ResidentsUnder California law, users who are California residents are entitled to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, information about the personal information (if any) that we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. If applicable, this information would include a list of the categories of personal information that was shared and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request by email or standard mail at the address set forth below.

8. International Use

If you reside outside the United States, please be advised that our Privacy Policy is intended to comply with the laws and regulations of the United States, which may not be the same as the laws of your home country. By using the Website, you agree that any personal information which you provide will be treated in accordance with the laws of the United States.

9. Contacting Us

Users may contact us by e-mail (webservices@ferrarausa.com) or regular mail (Ferrara Candy Company, Attention: Customer Service, 1 Tower Lane, Suite 2700, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181) or call 708-366-0500.