- Our commitment to protecting your privacy.
- What information do we collect?
For employees of Better to Earth, we collect various types of data about you that is needed for your working relationship with the company as well as organizational planning and management.
- What do we use web visitor’s information for?
We collect personal data for legitimate business purposes, which may include:
- To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
- To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
- To improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
- To process transactions
- To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
- To send periodic emails (the email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions)
- To meet government, national security, public interest, or law enforcement requirements
- In an emergency where the health or security of an individual may be endangered
- Other purposes disclosed at the time of collection or otherwise compatible with the above and any applicable data privacy laws and regulations.
- How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information. These precautions may include password protections for online information systems and restricted access to personal data.
All inquiries from outside the company concerning identity, employment record, or performance of a current or terminated employee are referred to the Human Resources department and/or an attorney in the Law Department, who will verify the credentials of the agency representative before releasing information about a current or terminated employee.
Better to Earth takes reasonable and appropriate measures to secure your personal data.
Our publicly available website is hosted on a secure server.
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites’ or service providers’ systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
- Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. We will not distribute your personal information to outside parties for purposes other than those included in this Policy without your consent.
- Choice, Data Integrity & Access
Better to Earth takes reasonable steps to ensure that personal data is accurate, complete and current.
For our employees, in adherence to applicable legal requirements, Better to Earth shall provide employees the opportunity to choose (opt out) whether their personal information is (i) to be disclosed to a third party or (ii) to be used for a purpose that is materially different from the purpose(s) for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by the individuals. Better to Earth reserves the right to collect and maintain any personal information that it is required to keep or maintain for legal or compliance purposes, for legitimate business purposes, or to protect itself or preserve its legal rights under pending, threatened or potential legal action. Certain Better to Earth employees may have system access that allows them to review and/or correct his or her data at any time. All employees are asked to inform the Human Resources or Payroll departments, or his or her manager, immediately in the event of changes in personal information. If any information is inaccurate or incomplete, the individual may request that inaccurate information be corrected.
- Collection of Personal Information from Children
Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
- EEA Personal Data
- Inquiries | Contact Us
Better to Earth commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information. Individuals may contact Better to Earth’s Data Privacy Compliance Organization, at: firstname.lastname@example.org
“Controller” means a person or organization which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the Processing of EU Personal Data.
“Data Privacy Laws and Regulations” means Directive 95/46/EC, the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679, or equivalent law currently in effect in the European Economic Area.
“Better to Earth” or “Company” means Better to Earth Inc. and all of its subsidiaries worldwide.
“Processing” of EU Personal Data means any operation or set of operations which is performed upon EU Personal Data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organization, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure or dissemination, and erasure or destruction. “Process”, “Processing” and “Processed” shall be construed accordingly.
- Scope & Application
Better to Earth adheres to Data Privacy Laws and Regulations in connection with all EU Personal Data received in reliance on the Data Privacy Laws and Regulations.
- Compliance with Data Privacy Laws and Regulations
Better to Earth complies with the Data Privacy Laws and Regulations regarding the collection, use, retention, and transmission of EU Personal Data within the EEA and as such information is transferred from the European Economic Area to other countries. Better to Earth adheres to the Principles of:
- Accountability for Onward Transfer;
- Data Integrity and Purpose Limitation;
- Access; and
- Recourse, Enforcement and Liability.
- What EU Personal Data do we collect?
- What do we use your EU Personal Data for?
- Who do we disclose your EU Personal Data to?
Better to Earth may be required to disclose EU Personal Data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including disclosures necessary to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
Your EU Personal Data may be Processed and stored in the U.S. and other countries where Better to Earth’s affiliates, subsidiaries or agents are located. Better to Earth utilizes a range of methods to transfer EU Personal Data across country borders. These methods include model contracts, consent, contractual methods, and/or regulatory authority certifications.
- Accountability for Onward Transfer of EU Personal Data
Better to Earth shares EU Personal Data with third-party suppliers based on contractual arrangements which, among other things, ensure that the Data Privacy Laws and Regulations are respected as required, that the third-party supplier acts only on its instructions and that the data is appropriately secured by the third-party supplier.
In the context of onward transfers, Better to Earth is responsible for the Processing of the EU Personal Data it receives and subsequently transfers to a third-party agent acting on its behalf. Better to Earth remains liable under the Data Privacy Laws and Regulations if its agent Processes such EU Personal Data in a manner inconsistent with the Data Privacy Laws and Regulations, unless Better to Earth proves that it is not responsible for the event giving rise to the damage.
Please also see Section 2 above relating to Choice.
- Data Integrity and Purpose Limitation
Better to Earth takes reasonable steps to ensure that the EU Personal Data it holds is accurate, complete and current. We rely on you to update and correct your EU Personal Data, where necessary. If you wish to make a request to update or correct your EU Personal Data, please use the Better to Earth Contact Details provided in Section 7 below.
Where Better to Earth is acting as a Controller, Better to Earth may retain EU Personal Data as long as necessary for the Company to: (a) complete the purpose for which it was collected; (b) meet any applicable legal requirements; or (c) protect its legitimate interests, including with respect to actual or potential legal claims.
You may obtain access to EU Personal Data that Better to Earth holds which is relevant to you. You may also correct, amend or delete that information where it is inaccurate, or has been Processed in violation of the Data Privacy Laws and Regulations. If you wish to request access to your EU Personal Data, please use the Better to Earth Contact Details provided in Section 7 below.
Better to Earth may limit or deny access as provided in the Data Privacy Laws and Regulations, including where: (a) the rights of persons other than the requesting individual would be violated; or (b) the burden or expense of providing access would be disproportionate to the risks to the individual’s privacy in the case in question.
- Better to Earth Contact Details
- Recourse, Enforcement and Liability