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Welcome to CookiesCalifornia.com and thank you for visiting. This website (the “Site”) is owned and operated by Cookies California (“Company” or “we”). The Site contains original content, text, images, designs, audiovisual materials, software, information, data, advertising, brands and logos that incorporate intellectual property in which we own exclusive rights, or have the right to use (collectively, the “Content”). Your use of the Site and the Content is subject to these terms and conditions (the “Terms of Use”), which form a binding and enforceable agreement between you and us (the “Agreement”). These Terms of Use are intended to protect our rights so that we can provide you access to the Content on this Site. By remaining on the Site or returning to it, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. When you interact with us through the Site by sending us an email or other electronic communication, we interpret, and you agree, that such communication satisfies any requirement under the law that such communication is a legal writing. You further affirm that you are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms of Use, and to abide by and comply with these Terms of Use. We may update this Agreement from time to time without notice. Any changes in our Terms of Use will be incorporated into a revised Agreement that we will post on the Site. All visitors have the obligation to review changes to this Agreement, including any changes to our Privacy Policy. Unless otherwise specified, such changes shall be effective when they are posted. Your access or use of our Site constitutes your agreement to be bound by this Agreement, including any changes that exist when you re-access our Site. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, OR ANY POSTED GUIDELINES OR RULES, THEN PLEASE LEAVE THIS SITE IMMEDIATELY.

To visit, participate in any activities and/or place an order on our Site you must be at least 21 years of age. Product Disclaimer The statements made regarding the products on our Site have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (the “FDA”). The efficacy of these products has not been confirmed by FDA-approved research. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. All information presented here is not meant as a substitute for or alternative to information from health care practitioners. Please consult your health care professional about potential interactions or other possible complications before using any product. The Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act requires this notice. Restricted Locations We do not sell our products outside of California. We do not ship products. Please visit a licensed cannabis retailer to purchase our products. Please check back frequently as these restrictions are subject to change.

Trademarks. Cookies and the C-bite are trademarks to which Cookies has rights in the U.S., whether or not federal registration has been pursued (“The Cookies Trademarks”). The Cookies Trademarks and any related trade dress may not be used without permission and may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not a Cookies endorsed product or service. All other trademarks not owned by Cookies that appear on the Site are the property of their respective owners. Copyrights. Certain content on this Site, including but not limited to literary, dramatic, musical, visual, and other artistic works (“Content”), is protected by U.S. Copyright Law and you agree that you will not reprint, republish, or distribute any portion of the Content without expressed written permission to do so. Digital Millennium Copyright Act: The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. This Site respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe in good faith that materials hosted by the Site infringe your copyright (for example, materials posted by a user in connection with a review), you (or your agent) may send us a notice requesting that the material be removed or access to it blocked. If you believe that your copyright-protected work has been copied and posted on the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, then please contact our DMCA Designated Agent (as identified below), with the following information:

1. An electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest; 2. Reasonably sufficient details to enable us to identify the work claimed to be infringed or, if multiple works are claimed to be infringed, a representative list of such works (for example: title, author, any registration or tracking number, URL); 3. Reasonably sufficient detail to enable us to identify and locate the material that is claimed to be infringing (for example a link to the page that contains the material); 4. Your address, telephone number, and email address; 5. A statement that the you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized or consented to by the copyright or intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law; and 6. A statement, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in the notice is completely accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or are authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.

It is our policy that, upon receiving of a valid DMCA notice, we will remove or disable access to allegedly infringing material. There are substantial penalties for false claims (see 17 U.S.C. § 512(f) - providing sanctions for material misrepresentations of copyright infringement). Pursuant to Title II of the DMCA, all claims alleging copyright infringement for material that you believe to be residing on our Site, system or network should be promptly sent in the form of written notice to our designated agent: Designated Agent for DMCA Notices: (the “DMCA Agent”). Email: information@cookiescalifornia.com

You may not send other notices or communications to the DMCA Agent, who is appointed solely for the purpose of receiving notices of claims alleging copyright infringement under the DMCA. Filing a DMCA Counter-Notification If you believe a notice of alleged copyright infringement under the DMCA has been wrongly filed against you, you may submit a counter-notification to our DMCA Agent. Specific requirements for a proper counter-notification are set forth in the DMCA (see 17 U.S.C. § 512(g)(3)). A valid counter-notification must be a written communication that includes all of the following elements:

1. A physical or electronic signature; 2. Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled; 3. A statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification; and 4. Your name, address, and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of federal district court for the judicial district in which the address is located, or if your address is outside of the U.S., for any judicial district in which the service provider may be found, and that you will accept service of process from the complainant.

Upon receipt of a valid counter-notification, we will forward it to the original complainant who submitted the DMCA notice alleging copyright infringement. The original complainant will then have ten days to notify us that it has filed a lawsuit relating to the allegedly infringing material otherwise we will restore the removed material or cease disabling access to it. Repeat Infringer Policy Pursuant to Section 512 of the DMCA, it is our policy to terminate the account of any repeat copyright infringer in appropriate circumstances.

Use of the Site: The Site contains materials supplied by the Site and its affiliates, parents and subsidiaries, as well as other sources ("Site Content"). These materials are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets or other proprietary rights and laws, and we own or control all materials or a third party that submitted materials to the Site owns the material. Except as expressly authorized by the Site, you may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, sell, license, rent, publicly display or perform, edit, adapt or create a derivative work of any material, Site Content or design elements obtained from the Site, including code and software (“Material”). You may not use the Site in any way that is objectionable, unlawful or impairs the functioning or use of the Site by us or other users. If, in our sole discretion, you violate these Terms of Use, we may suspend, deny or restrict your access to the Site or any Content. Our decision whether to suspend, deny or restrict access in no way limits any other right or remedy that we may have against you. We may take any other action that we deem appropriate to protect ourselves and our users. More specifically, under these Terms of Use, you agree to refrain from, among other things, use of the Site or the Content in a manner that:

1. is threatening, harassing, abusive, defamatory, slanderous, fraudulent, gratuitously violent, obscene, deceptive, pornographic, libelous, harmful to minors, invasive of another's privacy, or racially, ethnically or otherwise offensive, hateful or abusive; 2. infringes or misappropriates our, or a third party's, intellectual property, confidentiality, or other rights; 3. violates export and re-export control laws and regulations; 4. advocates or solicits violence, criminal conduct or the violation of law or the rights of any third party; 5. distributes advertising or promotional content; 6. compiles, uses, downloads or otherwise copies any user information or usage information (whether or not such information constitutes personally identifiable information), or that impermissibly transmits, provides or otherwise distributes such information to any third party; 7. provides material support, or resources (or conceals or disguises the nature, location, source, or ownership of material support or resources), to any organization designated by the United States government as a foreign terrorist organization pursuant to section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act; 8. decompiles, disassembles, uses reverse engineering or otherwise attempts to derive the source code for the computer systems and other technology that operate the Site or that is available through the Site; 9. accesses (or attempts to access) the Site or any of the Content by any means other than through the means that we provide, including without limitation by any automated script or routine, including "robots," "spiders," "offline readers," bots, web crawlers or other means that accesses the Site or the Content in a manner that sends more request messages to servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional online web browser; 10. interferes with or disrupts the Site (or the servers and networks which are connected to the Site), whether via malicious software or otherwise; or 11. reproduces, duplicates, redisplays, frames, makes copies of, or resells the Site, or any of the Content for any purpose without our express, written permission.

You may not use this Site to transmit unsolicited email. You may not send unsolicited email to this Site or to anyone whose email address includes the domain name used on this Site. You may not use our domain name as a pseudonymous return email address for any communications which you transmit from another location or through another service. You may not pretend to be someone else—or spoof their identity—when using this site. Use of any Content or Material for any purpose not expressly permitted in this Agreement is prohibited. For information on requesting permission to use, reproduce or otherwise distribute any of the Site Content or Material for commercial purposes, please send a written request to information@cookiescalifornia.com Decisions to grant or deny permission are within our sole discretion.

Your Submission of Personal Information to the Site: To participate in activities on our Site, we may request that you submit certain personally identifiable information about yourself, including, for example, your name and personal contact information (“personal information”). We may also gather certain types of non-personally identifiable information about your visit to protect the security of our members or our Site or to make our Content more enjoyable for all our visitors. All information gathered from visitors by the Site will be governed by our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated in this Terms of Use Agreement by reference. If there is a conflict between the terms of this Agreement and our Privacy Policy terms of the Privacy Policy will prevail. Please carefully review our Privacy Policy to understand our collection, use and disclosure practices.

Registration for Email List: Registration with the Site’s email list may be required in order to access certain services, including, without limitation, promotions, special offers, product discounts, etc.  Your registration information will be handled by us in accordance with our Privacy Policy which you should review prior to registering with us. We encourage you to keep us informed about any changes in your personal contact and email information.

USER CONTENT & POSTINGS ON THE SITE: Ownership of Site Content: We or our licensors or partners own the intellectual property rights in the content and materials displayed on the Site. You may use the Site (including such content and materials) for not-for-profit, non-commercial use, but you may not use it for commercial purposes. We reserve the right to revoke your right to use the Site content and materials upon notice. If you receive such a notice from us, you agree to discontinue such use of the Site. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, translate, sell, create derivative works, exploit, or distribute in any manner or medium (including by email or other electronic means) any material from this Site unless explicitly authorized in these Terms of Use, or by the owner of the materials. Idea Submissions: In general, we ask that you not send us your ideas for our business. Here’s why. We are always thinking and creating, and we may have similar ideas of our own. To avoid any disputes between us relating to ideas that you have submitted to us you agree that, if you send us your ideas, you are giving us the right to use them, and you waive and release us from claims that we have used your ideas without your permission.

Communications: The communications between you and us via this Site use electronic means, whether you visit this Site or send us an email, or whether we post notices on this Site or communicate with you via email. For contractual purposes, once you sign up for email notices with the Site, you consent to receive communications from us in an electronic form, and you agree that all terms and conditions, agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications would satisfy if it were in writing. The foregoing does not affect your non-waivable rights.

By registering with the Site, you agree to receive periodic electronic correspondence from us regarding your account, the Site, our partners and/or any of our Services. You may opt in to receive additional communications from us or our partners. For the avoidance of any doubt, however, any and all such communications will come directly from us as we will not provide any email addresses to any third party in connection with use of this Site. As further detailed in our Privacy Policy, you may unsubscribe from our email list at any time by sending an email to information@cookiescalifornia.com Please note, there are some circumstances (e.g., organizational audits) when we may need to contact you even if you unsubscribe. Users also agree to be contacted in this case even if you have unsubscribed. Third Party Links

Our Site may contain links and pointers to other website and resources on the Internet that are controlled by third parties. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and do not constitute an endorsement by the Site, their parents, affiliates or subsidiaries of any third party resources or content. Links do not imply that the Site sponsors, is affiliated, or associated with, or otherwise recommends, certifies or endorses the third party link or site. Any concerns regarding external links or website should be directed to the respective website administrator or system operator. The Site reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate links with any third parties or other website that they deem inappropriate or inconsistent with the Site. The Site, its parents, affiliates and subsidiaries make no representations about the content, functionality or practices of any third party sites and resources and specifically disclaim any and all warranties, express or implied, with respect thereto.

In general, we do not object to links to the Site from third-party websites. You may link to the Site using the plain text name of the Site and only link to the home page of the Site. Do not, without our written permission: (a) incorporate any of our Content into your website (e.g., by in-lining or framing); (b) use any of the Cookies Trademarks, service marks, taglines, slogans, trade names or any other words or codes identifying Cookies or the Site in any “metatag.” Advice, Opinions and Third Party Content Disclaimer

Our Site may also contain facts, views, opinions and statements of third parties, visitors and other organizations. The Site, its parents, affiliates and subsidiaries do not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed or distributed through our Site. You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such advice, opinions, statement or other information shall be at your sole risk and you agree that the Site, its parents, affiliates and subsidiaries shall not be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage caused or alleged to have been caused in any way whatsoever related to any advice, opinions, statements or other information displayed or distributed on our Site.

The Site and its Content are provided solely for informational purposes and do not constitute endorsements or guarantees by the Site of any featured venue or the products or services available from such venues. The Site accepts no liability in connection with the inclusion or omission of any venue from the Site and will not be responsible for changes in factual information that may appear on the Site.

Legal Compliance: You acknowledge, consent, and agree that we may access, preserve, and disclose the information you have submitted to us, if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access, preservation, or disclosure is permitted by our Privacy Policy or reasonably necessary or appropriate for any of the following reasons: (1) to comply with legal process; (2) to enforce these Terms; (3) to respond to claims that any content violates the rights of third parties; (4) to protect our rights, property, or personal safety, or those of any of our partners, agents and affiliates, our users, and the public; or (5) to address your requests.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES THE INFORMATION ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS.” THE SITE DOES NOT WARRANT, EITHER EXPRESSLY OR BY IMPLICATION, THE ACCURACY OF ANY MATERIALS OR INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SITE OR THEIR SUITABILITY FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ALTHOUGH THE INFORMATION PROVIDED TO VISITORS ON THE SITE IS OBTAINED OR COMPILED FROM SOURCES WE BELIEVE TO BE RELIABLE, THE SITE CANNOT AND DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, VALIDITY, TIMELINESS OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR DATA MADE AVAILABLE TO VISITORS OR ITS SUITABILITY FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NEITHER THE SITE, NOR ANY OF THEIR PARENTS, PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OPERATIONAL OR PROMOTIONAL PROVIDERS, PROGRAM PRODUCERS OR SPONSORS ARE LIABLE OR SHALL HAVE RESPONSIBILITY OF ANY KIND TO ANY VISITOR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT YOU INCUR IN THE EVENT OF: (I) ANY FAILURE OR INTERRUPTION OF THIS SITE; (II) ANY ACT OR OMISSION OF ANY THIRD PARTY INVOLVED IN MAKING THE SITE OR THE DATA CONTAINED HEREIN AVAILABLE TO YOU; (III) ANY OTHER CAUSE RELATING TO YOUR ACCESS OR USE, OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE, ANY PORTION OF THE SITE OR MATERIALS ON THE SITE; (IV) YOUR INTERACTION OR SUBMISSIONS ON THE SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, RESUMÉ OR EMPLOYMENT SUBMISSIONS OR DIALOGUE BETWEEN HOSTS; OR (V) FROM YOUR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER OR NOT THE CIRCUMSTANCES GIVING RISE TO SUCH CAUSE MAY HAVE BEEN WITHIN THE CONTROL OF THE SITE OR OF ANY VENDOR PROVIDING SOFTWARE, SERVICE OR SUPPORT. IN NO EVENT WILL THE SITE, ITS PARENTS, PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, MEMBERS, OFFICERS OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR ANY OTHER LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND EVEN IF THE SITE, ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ONCE YOU LEAVE THE SITE, YOUR USE OF THE INTERNET WILL BE GOVERNED BY THE TERMS OF USE AGREEMENTS AND PRIVACY POLICIES, IF ANY, OF THE PARTICULAR SITE THAT YOU ARE ACCESSING, INCLUDING THOSE OF OUR OPERATIONAL PROVIDERS, ADVERTISERS, SPONSORS AND PROMOTIONAL PARTNERS. THE SITE, ITS PARENTS, PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR THE CONTENT, ACTIVITIES OR PRIVACY PRACTICES OF THE OTHER SITE, OR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT COULD RESULT FROM LEAVING THE SITE. Violations and Indemnification

Your access to, and use of, the Site are subject to these Terms of Use. If you violate any of these Terms of Use, you agree that we may deny you access to the Site. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless us, our affiliates and our licensors, as well as the respective officers, directors, affiliates, employees, or agents of us or any such entities, from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' and experts' fees, arising from or related to claims made by any third-party due to or arising out of (a) any content you (or any parties who use your computer, with or without your permission) submit, post or upload to or transmit through the Site, (b) your use of the Site (or use of the Site by any parties who use your computer, with or without your permission), (c) your violation of these Terms of Use or your violation of any laws or regulations or the rights of another through the use of the Site (or such violations by any parties who use your computer, with or without your permission). These indemnity obligations will survive termination of your relationship with us or your cessation of use of the Site. We reserve the right to assume the defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with us in asserting any available defenses. If asked to do so, you agree that you will not attempt to access this Site. Your obligation of indemnification herein shall survive termination or expiration of these Terms of Use.

Notice for California Users. Under California Civil Code Section 1789.3, California Websites users are entitled to the following specific consumer rights notice: The Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs may be contacted in writing at 400 R Street, Suite 1080, Sacramento, California, 95814, or by telephone at (916) 445-1254 or (800) 952-5210. Choice of Law and Forum

The Site originates from and is located in the United States, and this Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, excluding its conflicts of law rules. Any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement or your access or use of the Site will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the state of California, and you hereby submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts. If any provision in this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect the original intent of the provision, and the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.

Dispute Resolution This Agreement shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to the choice-of-law rules of that State. Any claim, controversy or dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement will be exclusively governed by California law consistent with the California Arbitration Act. You agree to attempt in good faith to settle any controversy that may arise between us. In the event we are unable to settle a controversy, you agree to submit in good faith to mediation of the dispute. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement or the breach thereof that remains unsettled by the Parties through mediation, shall be settled by arbitration in San Francisco, California in accordance with the rules of JAMS then in effect, and judgement upon the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) shall be final and binding upon the parties hereto. You and the Company shall bear their own legal costs incurred in the settlement of any controversy or claim. The arbitration will be kept confidential among you, the Company, JAMS, and the arbitrator(s), except as required in connection with any enforcement of such award or otherwise required by law. YOU HEREBY WAIVE TRIAL BY JURY IN ANY ACTION OR PROCEEDING INVOLVING, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, ANY MATTER IN ANY WAY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT. You consent to personal and subject matter jurisdiction in the State of California and agree to accept personal service of process relating to any such disputes. You agree you will not initiate or seek to transfer in any way an action relating to or arising out of the Agreement to any other forum.

Security Measures Please review our Privacy Policy or information on our website security measures and the protection of your personal information. MISCELLANEOUS These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between us relating to your use of the Site and the subject matter addressed herein. This Site is located and operated in the United States. We make no claims that the Content, materials displayed, distributed, made available or accessed through the Site, are appropriate or may be downloaded outside of the United States. Access to the Site and/or any Content or such Materials may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Site from outside of the United States you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. If any provision contained herein is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions set forth herein, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any provision of these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term.

Privacy Policy: This privacy policy (“Policy”) describes how Cookies California (“we” or “us”) collects, uses and shares personal information of consumer users of this website, www.cookiescalifornia.com (the “Site”). We respect your rights and our obligations regarding your privacy and personal information, and we provide this Privacy Policy in connection with our Terms of Use, to help you understand how we collect, use, share, store, and disclose information we obtain from or about you in connection with your use of (1) the Site; (2) our social media accounts and/or (3) any and all other products and services offered by us through the Site (collectively, the “Service”). We take your privacy very seriously and adhere or exceed all standard procedures regarding protecting your privacy.

You should review this Privacy Policy in conjunction with our Terms of Use available here and any other agreement that governs your use of the Site and/or Services. Terms not otherwise defined herein shall have the same meaning as any definition set forth in the Terms of Use.

SECTION 1 – WHAT WE COLLECT Personally-Identifying Information / Information You Give Us. In connection with your use of the Site and the Service, we collect certain types of information that may be used to identify you (“PII”). As more fully described below, PII is information such as a name or email address that, without more, may be directly associated with a specific user. In general, we will collect PII when you complete a contact request form or when you sign up with the Site to receive email alerts and promotions. In the event our Site offers the ability to find our products, we will collect your location. In connection with the operation of the Service, when you submit a contact form or sign up for email alerts we collect your name, email address, type of contact, and your question or comment. We use this information to provide, improve, and secure the Service. We also collect any additional information you directly give us on the Site. You may choose not to provide certain information, but in doing so you may not be able to take advantage of certain offerings. Through your use of the Site, we may receive information you provide, which may contain information that personally identifies you or another individual. We use this information to provide, improve and secure the Site and the Service. If you contact us through the Site, we may receive your communication, as well as certain PII, such as your name and email address. We use this information to respond to you, to communicate with you, provide the services available on through the Site, and to market to you. You can also unsubscribe from our notifications by following the instructions contained within a notification you receive or by contacting us at information@cookiescalifornia.com Please note that we may combine or cross-reference any or all of this information with other information that we collect about you from others (as described below) you and use it as described in this Policy.

Information We Get From Others: We may get information about you from other sources, including from social media and other partners, our web hosting service Google Analytics, our email marketing management platform MailChimp, and websites or applications associated with our Site (“Partners”). We may add this to information we get from this Site. For example, if you post a comment on one of our social media pages, or send us a message on Instagram, we may collect that information as described in this Policy. Please note that we may combine or cross-reference this information with other information that we collect about you and use it as described here. You can choose not to provide certain information, but you may not be able to take advantage of certain services.

Information Automatically Collected: We automatically log information about you and your computer. For example, when visiting the Site, we log your computer operating system type, IP address, deviceID, userID, browser type, browser language, the website you visited before browsing to our Site, pages you viewed, how long you spent on a page, access times and information about your use of and actions on our Site. Our Site, like many other sites, records this automatically collected information about visits to our Site. In addition to Mailchip, we also implement Google Analytics which tracks user interactions on our Site and social media pages.

Cookies: The Site logs information using “Cookies.” Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive by a website and include session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). Cookies are typically used to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on the Site. This type of information is collected to make the Site more useful to you and to tailor the experience with us to meet your special interests and needs. We use third-party cookies, meaning cookies used in association with Google Analytics, which uses Cookies to help sites like ours analyze how visitors use the Service. The information generated by the Cookie about your use of the Site and the Service (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by a Google server in the United States. Google Analytics uses this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Service, compiling reports on Service activity for Service operators, and providing Service operators with other services relating to Service activity and internet usage. You can read more about Google Analytics and how to prevent the storage of data relating to your use of the Service, as well as the processing of this data by Google Analytics, at the following link: https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies.

Aggregated Non-Personally Identifying Information: We may share aggregated, statistical information we collect under any of the circumstances described above. In addition, and in order to further the overall purpose of the Site, we may share aggregated, statistical data you have provided with other Site Users. We may also combine non-personally identifying information we collect with other non-personally identifying information collected from or by our Partners, or other sources. We may also share this information with third parties and other affiliated companies for the purpose of conducting general business analyses and/or increasing the usefulness and functionality of the Service. This information may be used to develop Site content, to operate, improve, and personalize the Service.

Public Posting/Shared Content: The Site does not allow posting of public content, comments, or review.

SECTION 2 – WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION COLLECTED How we use collected information The information we collect is primarily used for operation of the Site and the Service and/or administering our business activities in order to improve the quality and functionality of the Service. For example, we may use the information we collect in the following ways: Providing, administering, and facilitating your use of the Service, including the display of customized content and/or targeted advertising; Notifying you of products, new products, services, features, promotions, enhancements, and updates; Marketing our products and/or Service to you, including sending you offers, promotions information, newsletters, e-mail campaigns, and communications regarding new, improved or existing products, contests and/or sweepstakes; Resolving problems; handling or responding to customer support questions and issues; Developing new and/or improved products, services, or offerings; Trouble-shooting errors or issues with the Site and/or services; and Communicating with you concerning the question or comment you have submitted to us.

How We May Share/Disclose Your Information With Third Parties Generally: With Your Consent. We may share personal information with your consent. When you provide us with your business details and any related PII in connection with your registration on the Service, you consent to our collecting your PII and using it for the purposes described in this Policy. By Law or to Protect Rights. When we believe disclosure is appropriate in connection with efforts to investigate, prevent, or take other action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud, or other wrongdoing; to protect and defend the rights, property or safety of our business, our users, our employees, or others; to comply with applicable law or cooperate with law enforcement; or to enforce our Terms of Use or other agreements or policies; in response to a subpoena or similar investigative demand, a court order, or a request for cooperation from a law enforcement or other government agency; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases, we may raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us. Third Party Service Providers, Contractors, or Agents. We may share your information with third party companies that perform services on our behalf, including but not limited to data analysis, marketing services, e-mail campaigns, hosting services, and customer service. While providing the services for us these companies may access any PII submitted and are required to use it solely as directed by us for the purpose of our requested service. Business Transfers; Bankruptcy. We reserve the right to transfer any or all information, including any PII, in its possession to a successor organization in the event of a merger, acquisition, or bankruptcy or other sale of all or a portion of Cookes’ assets. Other than to the extent ordered by a bankruptcy or other court, the use and disclosure of all transferred information will be subject to this Privacy Policy, or to a new privacy policy if you are given notice of that new privacy policy and are given an opportunity to affirmatively opt-out of it. User information submitted or collected after a transfer, however, may be subject to a new privacy policy adopted by the successor organization. Other Third Parties. We may use and share with our Partners and other Service users, aggregated, data and analytics in connection with the operation of the Service. In addition, we may use and share with third party advertisers, our Partners and other third parties certain technical information and/or aggregate information to show general demographic and preference information among Service users and/or our business more generally. We may also allow advertisers to collect technical information or aggregate information, which they may share with us, through the use of tracking technologies like cookies and web beacons. The information collected may be used to offer you targeted ad-selection and delivery in order to personalize your user experience by increasing the likelihood that advertisements for products and services you see will appeal to you, a practice known as behavioral advertising, and to undertake web analytics (i.e. to analyze traffic and other end user activity to improve your experience). To learn more about behavioral advertising or to opt-out of this type of advertising for participating ad networks, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative website at http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.

For California Residents. California residents have the right to opt out of letting us share PII with our Partners. Please contact us at information@cookiescalifornia.com with "Request for California Opt-Out" as the subject line and in the body of your message. Please also note that under California law, businesses are only required to respond to a customer request once during any calendar year. The California Online Privacy Protection Act requires that we outline our practice as it is related to federal do-not-track signals that may come from your browser. Because this signal does not often reflect the preference of our consumers, this website does not respond to it. Users may, however, request to opt out, as discussed earlier in this Agreement. For International Users. This Site operates in the United States and as a result, the information we collect may be stored in the United States. Please leave this site immediately if you are accessing this site from outside the United States. For Minors & Children. Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. Our Site is not directed to anyone under the age of 21, and as such we do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are under 21 years of age, then please do not use or access the Site at any time or in any manner. If we learn that personal information has been collected from persons under 13 years of age, then we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. By using this site, you represent that you are at least 21 years of age.

SECTION 3 – SECURITY: How we protect your information We use Google Analytics to protect against unauthorized access to, or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of, any data that you share. Google Analytics has a team dedicated to keeping personal information secure. They maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards that are intended to appropriately protect against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, unauthorized alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, misuse and any other unlawful form of processing of, the personal information in our possession. They employ security measures such as using firewalls to protect against intruders, building redundancies throughout our network (so that if one server goes down, another can cover for it) and testing for and protecting against network vulnerabilities. Unfortunately, however, no security system can be 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee that any information provided to us in connection with the Service will be free from unauthorized access by third parties. 

How we protect your information with respect to third party sites Cookies neither owns nor controls the third-party websites accessible through the Service. Thus, this Privacy Policy does not apply to information provided to or gathered by the third parties that operate them. Before visiting a third-party, whether by means of a link on the Site or otherwise, and before providing any personally-identifying information to any third party, users should inform themselves of the privacy policies and practices (if any) of the third party responsible for that website, and should take those steps necessary to, in those users' discretion, protect their privacy.

SECTION 4 – YOUR CHOICES Access, Correction, Deletion. We respect your privacy rights and provide you with reasonable access to the data, including any PII you may have provided through your use of the Service. If you wish to access or amend any such information we hold about you, or to request that we delete or transfer any information about you that we have obtained from you, you may contact us at information@cookiescalifornia.com. Please note that while any changes you make will be reflected in active user databases instantly or within a reasonable period of time, we may retain all information you submit for backups, archiving, prevention of fraud and abuse, analytics, satisfaction of legal obligations, or where we otherwise reasonably believe that we have a legitimate reason to do so. At any time, you may object to the processing of your PII, on legitimate grounds, except if otherwise permitted by applicable law. If you believe your right to privacy granted by applicable data protection laws has been infringed upon, please contact us at information@cookiescalifornia.com. You also have a right to lodge a complaint with data protection authorities.

Opting out from Commercial Communications and Analytics. To the extent you elect to receive emails or other information from us, you may unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions contained within the email or by sending an email to information@cookiescalifornia.com. You may opt out from emails by clicking “unsubscribe” in the emails you receive from us.

SECTION 5 – CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY: As indicated above, we may, in our sole discretion, change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any and all changes to this Privacy Policy will be reflected here and the date new versions are posted will be stated at the top of this Privacy Policy. Unless we obtain your express consent, any revised Privacy Policy will apply only to information collected after such time as the revised Privacy Policy takes effect, and not to information collected under any earlier Privacy Policies. Users should regularly check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. We will always post new versions of the Privacy Policy on the Site. However, we may, as determined in our discretion, decide to notify users of changes made to this Privacy Policy via email or otherwise. Accordingly, it is important that users always maintain and update their contact information.

QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION: If you have any questions regarding this Policy, would like to register a complaint, be removed from our mailing list or simply want more information please contact us at information@cookiescalifornia.com.