Privacy Policy

South 40 Smokehouse knows that you care about how your information is used and shared, which is why we have posted this Privacy Policy. Simply stated, the following Privacy Policy statement explains what information we collect from you, how we use that information and what choices you have with respect to that information.

This Privacy Policy statement applies only to the information collected online in the general portions of the South40Smokehouse.com Web site and any affiliated micro-sites that reference this policy.

What Type of Information do we Collect?

We gather information through two means navigational information gathered when you visit our Web site and personal information that you provide to us. Generally, the information we collect online helps us respond to your requests, deliver requested services to or for you, and personalize and continually improve your experience at South40Smokehouse.com.

1. Navigational Information:

When visiting our Web site, South40Smokehouse.com gathers navigational information about where visitors go on our Web site and how our site is working. This information allows us to see which areas of our Web site are most visited and the efficiencies of our site for our visitors. We can thus improve the quality of our visitors’ experience by recognizing and delivering more of the features, services and products our visitors prefer. Additional non-personally identifiable information (for example, domain type, browser version, service provider, and IP address) may be collected, which provides additional information regarding a visitor’s use of our Web site. South40Smokehouse.com uses this information on an aggregate basis to evaluate the effectiveness of our Web site, to analyze trends and to administer the Web site.

2. Personal Information:

South40Smokehouse.com may ask you to provide personal information when you establish or update an e-mail account, sign up to receive e-mails or other marketing materials from South40Smokehouse.com, make a gift card purchase, submit a video or a photograph, submit a corporate giving request, send a recipe to a friend, submit a real estate inquiry, request investor information or create a stockholder account, contact us, participate in a contest, complete an employment application, or utilize any other feature where South40Smokehouse.com may need to reply to your activity.

The personal information we collect may include name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, recipient’s name and address, order information, credit card information, and any other information you choose to provide. If you submit an employment application the information you submit may also include a resume, the type of position you are seeking, your educational background, work experience, salary requirements, and any other information you choose to provide.

What Information do we Share with or Disclose to Third Parties

We use third parties to help us provide services to you, such as fulfilling online gift card orders, processing payments, monitoring site activity, conducting surveys, providing location information, and administering e-mails or contests that may occasionally be offered at this Web site or affiliated microsites. If personally identifiable information (i.e., name, address, e-mail address, telephone number) is provided by us or by you directly to any of these third parties, we will require that such information be maintained by them in confidence. Information you provide directly to our third party service provider for electronic online investor information may be shared with us.

South40Smokehouse.com does not sell, rent, or trade the information that you provide to us at this Web site.

You should also be aware that we may disclose specific information about you if necessary to do so by law or based on our good faith belief that it is necessary to conform or comply with the law or is necessary to protect the users of our Web site, the site or the public.

Public Forums

South40Smokehouse.com or any of its affiliates may make forums available to its users at various times or the ability for users of the website or microsite to upload photographs or videos. Please remember that, unless otherwise stated, any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information in these areas (including uploading photos and videos into these areas that contain your image).

Opting Out of South 40 Smokehouse Email

If you previously signed up to receive South 40 Smokehouse marketing materials via e-mail but would now like to be removed from the e-mail marketing list, you can use the Unsubscribe feature on our e-mails or change your e-mail account preferences by visiting http://www.South40Smokehouse.com.

Cookies

South40Smokehouse.com does not currently, but may in the future, use a browser feature known as a cookie, which assigns a unique identification to your computer. Cookies are typically stored on your computer’s hard drive and allow a Web site to be more responsive to your needs, while delivering a better and more personalized experience to you. Please also be aware that some of the third party service providers that we use on this Web site to help us provide services to you (for example, the store locator) may use cookies.

Most browsers allow the user to limit the use of cookies. However, if you block the use of cookies from our Web site you may not be able to utilize certain features of our Web site.

Privacy of Children on our Web Site

To ensure compliance with federal law, the general portions of South40Smokehouse.com and any microsites operated or provided by South 40 Smokehouse. or any of its affiliates that reference this policy do not knowingly collect or maintain information provided by children under the age of 13.

Links to other Web Sites and Services

For your convenience, our Web site may contain links to other Web sites. South40Smokehouse.com is not responsible for the privacy practices, advertising, products, or the content of such Web sites. We urge you to review the privacy policies on each link to ensure that you are comfortable with their privacy policies and practices. In addition, none of the linked Web sites that appear on the South40Smokehouse.com Web site should be deemed to imply that South40Smokehouse.com endorses or has any affiliation with such Web sites.

Updates to this Privacy Policy

As we continue to offer you new and different types of content and services, South40Smokehouse.com may modify our information collection and use practices. Should there be a material change to our information practices, it will be applied only to information collected on a going forward basis, and we will update this Privacy Policy statement. If you are concerned about how your personal information is used, please visit our Web site for this and other important announcements from South40Smokehouse.com.