Privacy Policy

Welcome to https://biggarbites.ca (the “Site”). We understand that privacy online is important to users of our Site, especially when conducting business. This statement governs our privacy policies with respect to those users of the Site (“Visitors”) who visit without transacting business and Visitors who register to transact business on the Site and make use of the various services offered by Biggar Bites Catering (collectively, “Services”) (“Authorized Customers”).

“Personally Identifiable Information”

refers to any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains, including, but not limited to, name, address, phone number, fax number, email address, financial profiles, social security number, and credit card information. Personally Identifiable Information does not include information that is collected anonymously (that is, without identification of the individual user) or demographic information not connected to an identified individual.

What Personally Identifiable Information is collected?

We may collect basic user profile information from all of our Visitors. We collect the following additional information from our Authorized Customers:

  • Email Address used for login
  • A cryptographically hashed copy of your password
  • Your full name
  • Your billing/shipping information
  • The last 4 digits of your Credit Card if you opt to save it in your profile with Stripe
  • Your order information

What Personally Identifiable Information is not collected?

Certain information is not accessible to our team. This information includes:

  • Full financial details like your complete credit card number or PayPal payment information
  • Your plaintext password (it is hashed with bcrypt before it is saved on our server)

What organizations are collecting the information?

In addition to our direct collection of information, our third-party service vendors (PayPal and Stripe) may collect this information from our Visitors and Authorized Customers to fulfil order payments. We do not control how these third parties use such information, but we do ask them to disclose how they use personal information provided to them from Visitors and Authorized Customers. Some of these third parties may be intermediaries that act solely as links in the distribution chain and do not store, retain, or use the information given to them.

How does the Site use Personally Identifiable Information?

We use Personally Identifiable Information to customize the Site, to make appropriate service offerings, and to fulfill buying and selling requests on the Site. We may also use Personally Identifiable Information to contact Visitors and Authorized Customers in response to specific inquiries or to provide requested information.

With whom may the information be shared?

Personally Identifiable Information about Authorized Customers will not be intentionally shared with outside parties. We may share some of this Personally Identifiable Information with our third-party vendors (PayPal and Stripe) to fulfil orders and process payments.

How is Personally Identifiable Information stored?

Personally Identifiable Information collected by Biggar Bites Catering is securely stored and is not accessible to third parties or employees of Biggar Bites Catering except for use as indicated above.

What choices are available to Visitors regarding collection, use, and distribution of the information?

Visitors and Authorized Customers may opt out of receiving unsolicited information from or being contacted by us and/or our vendors and affiliated agencies by responding to emails as instructed, or by contacting us at admin@biggarbites.ca

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns.

Are Cookies Used on the Site?

Cookies are used for a variety of reasons. We may use Cookies to obtain information about the preferences of our Visitors and the services they select. We may also use Cookies for security purposes to protect our Authorized Customers. For example, if an Authorized Customer is logged on and the site is unused for more than a set period of time, we will automatically log the Authorized Customer off. Visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using https://biggarbites.ca, with the drawback that certain features of the website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Cookies used by our service providers

Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website. You can use CookieServe (https://www.cookieserve.com/) to determine what Cookies, if any, are being set by our website.

How does Biggar Bites Catering use login information?

Biggar Bites Catering uses login information, including, but not limited to, IP addresses, ISPs, and browser types, to analyze aid in the protection of our website and prevent unauthorized logins. We CANNOT see a plaintext version of your password. Passwords stored on our server are first hashed in your browser. We use a hashing algorithm known as bcrypt to securely store passwords.

What partners or service providers have access to Personally Identifiable Information from Visitors and/or Authorized Customers on the Site?

Biggar Bites Catering has entered into and will continue to enter into partnerships and other affiliations with a number of vendors. Such vendors may have access to certain Personally Identifiable Information on a need to know the basis for evaluating Authorized Customers for service eligibility (PayPal and Stripe). Our privacy policy does not cover their collection or use of this information.

How does the Site keep Personally Identifiable Information secure?

All of our employees are familiar with our security policy and practices. The Personally Identifiable Information of our Visitors and Authorized Customers is only accessible to a limited number of qualified employees. This information sits behind a few different security layers to prevent it’s access by said employees. We audit our security systems and processes on a regular basis. While we take commercially reasonable measures to maintain a secure site, electronic communications and databases are subject to errors, tampering, and break-ins, and we cannot guarantee or warrant that such events will not take place and we will not be liable to Visitors or Authorized Customers for any such occurrences.

How can Visitors correct any inaccuracies in Personally Identifiable Information?

Visitors and Authorized Customers may contact us to update Personally Identifiable Information about them or to correct any inaccuracies by emailing us at admin@biggarbites.ca

Can a Visitor delete or deactivate Personally Identifiable Information collected by the Site?

We provide Visitors and Authorized Customers with a mechanism to delete/deactivate Personally Identifiable Information from the Site’s database by contacting. However, because of backups and records of deletions, it may be impossible to delete a Visitor’s entry without retaining some residual information. An individual who requests to have Personally Identifiable Information deactivated will have this information functionally deleted, and we will not sell, transfer, or use Personally Identifiable Information relating to that individual in any way moving forward.

Your rights

These are summarized rights that you have under data protection law

  • The right to access
  • The right to rectification
  • The right to erasure
  • The right to restrict processing
  • The right to object to processing
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to complain to a supervisory authority
  • The right to withdraw consent

What happens if the Privacy Policy Changes?

We will let our Visitors and Authorized Customers know about changes to our privacy policy by posting such changes on the Site. You can contact us at admin@biggarbites.ca to discuss any information included in this privacy policy.

Links:

https://biggarbites.ca contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are moving to another website. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policies may differ from ours.