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We respect your privacy. We will never sell or trade your email address or any other personal information to other organizations or companies.

Collection of your Personal Information

This Privacy Statement applies to the SweeterAlternative.com website and governs data collection and usage. By using this website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. SweeterAlternative.com collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by SweeterAlternative.com. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by SweeterAlternative.com for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the SweeterAlternative.com website. SweeterAlternative.com secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment.

Use of your Personal Information

SweeterAlternative.com collects and uses your personal information to operate our website and deliver the services you have requested. SweeterAlternative.com also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other opportunities or services available from SweeterAlternative.com. SweeterAlternative.com may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

SweeterAlternative.com does not sell, rent or lease lists to third parties. SweeterAlternative.com reserves the right to share subscriber information with its sister organization, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA

SweeterAlternative.com or one its selected partners may, from time to time, contact you about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. While we may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, or provide you with other relevant information, all such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to SweeterAlternative.com, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

SweeterAlternative.com encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from our website so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. SweeterAlternative.com is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the SweeterAlternative.com and SweeterAlternative.com family of websites. Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through SweeterAlternative.com, such as through comments left on SweeterAlternative.com’s blog or pages, the information may be collected and used by others.

The SweeterAlternative.com website will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on SweeterAlternative.com or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of SweeterAlternative.com; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of SweeterAlternative.com, or the public.

SweeterAlternative.com abides by the standards set forth in the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). SweeterAlternative.com does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 and is not intended to solicit such information from children younger than 13.

Changes to this Statement

SweeterAlternative.com may occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect user feedback. We encourage you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how SweeterAlternative.com is protecting your information.

Contact Information

SweeterAlternative.com welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that SweeterAlternative.com has not adhered to this Statement, please contact us. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

Communication Preferences

You can stop the delivery of any promotional e-mail SweeterAlternative.com and services by following the specific instructions in the e-mail you receive or by contacting us (link to SweeterAlternative “Contact Us” page).

Use of Cookies

The SweeterAlternative.com website uses "cookies" to help us improve your web experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One primary use of cookies is to provide SweeterAlternative.com better data about how visitors use the site so that we can provide a better experience to our users. These tracking cookies do not, however, collect personal data about you; they are simply used to provide us more meaningful reports to improve the website. Additionally, where appropriate, we may use cookies to allow you to personalize your experience on SweeterAlternative.com. For example, if you personalize SweeterAlternative.com pages, or register with the SweeterAlternative.com website or services, a cookie helps us to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as email addresses, postal or shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same SweeterAlternative.com website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the SweeterAlternative.com features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the SweeterAlternative.com web services or websites you visit.

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