Tip: We collect and use your information below to provide our Services and to measure and improve them over time.
Basic Account Information: When you create or reconfigure a Pantry Check account, you provide some personal information, such as your name, username, password, and email address. In some cases, you may be required to provide your phone number, for example, to use Pantry Check via SMS or to help us prevent spam, fraud, or abuse. Your name and username are listed publicly on our Services, including on your profile page and in search results. Some Services, such as search and public user profiles, do not require registration.
Additional Information: You may provide us with profile information to make public, such as a short biography, your location, your website, or a picture. You may provide information to customize your account, such as a cell phone number for the delivery of SMS messages. We may use your contact information to send you information about our Services or to market to you. You may use your notification settings to unsubscribe from notifications from Pantry Check. Providing the additional information described in this section is entirely optional.
Product Photos, Data and Other Public Information: Our Services are primarily designed to help you track and manage your groceries. Our product database is crowd-sourced and most of the product information you provide us is information you are asking us to share with other users of the Service. This includes not only the photos and factual data of products (names, brands, ingredients, etc.), but also product ratings, reviews, and many other bits of information that result from your use of the Services. We may use this information to customize the content we show you and other users, including ads. Our default is almost always to make the product information you provide public for as long as you do not delete it from Pantry Check. Our Services broadly and instantly disseminate your public information to a wide range of users, customers, and services. For instance, your public user profile information and public grocery product photos and factual information are immediately delivered via SMS and our APIs to our partners and other third parties, including search engines, developers, and publishers that integrate Pantry Check content into their services, and institutions such as universities and public health agencies that analyze the information for trends and insights. When you share information or content like photos via the Services, you should think carefully about what you are making public.
Tip: When you submit grocery product photos and factual information to Pantry Check (for example product names, brands, manufacturers, nutrition information, ingredinets, etc.), it may be viewed all around the world instantly.
Pantry Information: You may provide us with your "Pantry Information" such as personal product item usage data, expiration alarms, preferences, favorites, gorecery and other lists, search terms, automated scanner picture captures etc. We orgaznize this informaiton in your Pantry. A Pantry may have one or more Pantry Check users as members and only members of the Pantry control its member list. By default you are the only member of your Pantry. The Pantry Information is directly visible only to the users that are members of the corresponding Pantry. We may use your Pantry Information to provide additional services to you and members of your Pantry, customize the content we show you, including ads.
Tip: The Pantry Information like grocery history, lists, etc. is private and directly visible only to you and members of your Pantry. We may use it to provide you with additional services. We may use it to show you ads.
Derived Data: We may use your Pantry Information, Public Information and Additional Information to derive aggregate anonymized data "Derived Data" that is not directly traceable to you and does not include your contact information. We may use Derived Data from your Pantry Information to provide additional Pantry Check services to you and other users as well as share it with our affiliates. We may provider or sell analytics services that are in-part or wholly based on Derived Data, to third parities and affiliates.
Tip: Pantry Check may use your additional account details, usage history, ratings, reviews, alarms, grocery lists, etc. to generate anonymous Derived Data that is not directly traceable to you. Some examples of Derived Data are grocery item trends, availability, popularity, expiration, etc. Pantry Check may use that Derived Data to provide additional Pantry Check services to you and other users and share that Derived Data with Pantry Check's affiliates. We may also provide and or sell analytics services powered by Derived Data to third parties and affiliates.
Links: Pantry Check may keep track of how you interact with links across our Services, including our email notifications, third-party services, and client applications, by redirecting clicks or through other means. We do this to help improve our Services, to provide more relevant advertising, and to be able to share aggregate click statistics such as how many times a particular link was clicked on.
Log Data: When you use our Services, we may receive information ("Log Data") such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring web page, pages visited, location, your mobile carrier, device information (including device and application IDs), search terms, and cookie information. We receive Log Data when you interact with our Services, for example, when you visit our websites, sign into our Services, interact with our email notifications, use your Pantry Check account to authenticate to a third-party website or application, or visit a third-party website that includes a Pantry Check button or widget. We may also receive Log Data when you click on, view or interact with a link on our Services to a third-party application, such as when you choose to install another application through Pantry Check. Pantry Check uses Log Data to provide, understand, and improve our Services.
Third-Parties and Affiliates: Pantry Check uses a variety of third-party services to help provide our Services, such as hosting our various blogs and wikis, and to help us understand and improve the use of our Services, such as Google Analytics. These third-party service providers may collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, such as cookies or your IP address. Third-party ad partners may share information with us, like a browser cookie ID, website URL visited, mobile device ID, or cryptographic hash of a common account identifier (such as an email address), to help us measure and tailor ads. For example, this allows us to display ads about things you may have already shown interest in. We may also receive information about you from our corporate affiliates in order to help provide, understand, and improve our Services and our affiliates' services, including the delivery of ads.
Tip:We do not disclose your private personal information except in the limited circumstances described here.
Your Consent: We may share or disclose your information at your direction, such as when you authorize a third-party web client or application to access your Pantry Check account.
Sellers of Goods and Services: If you buy goods or services on Pantry Check, we may provide the seller, commerce provider or marketplace with your name, email address, shipping address, Payment Information and Transaction Data to facilitate payment processing, order fulfilment and dispute resolution (including payment and shipping disputes) and to help prevent, detect and investigate fraud or other prohibited activities. Please refer to these third parties' privacy policies for information about their privacy practices.
Non-Private or Non-Personal Information: We may share or disclose your non-private, aggregated or otherwise non-personal information, such as your public user profile information, aggregated product usage, public product data, or the number of users who clicked on a particular link (even if only one did), or reports to advertisers about unique users who saw or clicked on their ads after we have removed any private personal information (such as your name or contact information).
If you are a registered user of our Services, we provide you with tools and account settings to access or modify the personal information you provided to us and associated with your account.
Our Services are not directed to persons under 13. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we take steps to remove such information and terminate the child's account.
Effective: February 24th, 2015