Terms of Use

LAST UPDATED: OCTOBER 2022 

BERLINS values your privacy. This Privacy Policy describes the privacy practices of BERLINS Food (“BERLINS”), and how we collect information from you when you visit and use BERLINS’s websites, mobile or tablet applications, or other online services or platforms (“Services”). This privacy policy only applies to those Services operated by or for BERLINS, such as eatBERLINS.com. BERLINS does not generally require your personal information to visit and use the Services. However, if you choose to participate in certain activities associated with the Services, such as providing general comments or making purchases from our online Company Store, you may be required to provide your personal information. When you provide personal information through the services, you are agreeing to our collection and use of such information as described in this Privacy Policy, subject to additional terms stated herein.

Overview of Use of Services and Information Collected
For each visitor to or user of BERLINS’s Services, BERLINS’s Web server automatically recognizes and stores computer-readable information, such as the visitor’s IP address and domain name combination. This is typically anonymous information automatically provided by your computer. BERLINS uses this information to follow visitor traffic patterns through the Services to improve user experience. If your Internet browser employs blocking or “Do not track” technology that limits recognition or the collection of such computer-readable information, BERLINS will not alter or bypass such technology. BERLINS does not provide access to third parties to track your personal information through your use of the Services. When you visit or use the Services, BERLINS may use"cookies" to store certain information on your computer that allows you to customize your visit to BERLINS’s Services or to simply facilitate signing in to the Services. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but your browser settings can be adjusted to erase or block cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions. In order to provide some of our services to you, including online purchases or comment entries, BERLINS may ask for some of your personal information, including your email address, name, mailing address, telephone number, or persistent identifier (such as a customer number held in a cookie). You should provide such personal information accurately, so we can communicate with you, perform services for you, or process your requests relating to any of the information that we have. If you need to inform us about any changes to your personal information, or any changes you wish to make to BERLINS’s retention of your information, you can contact us through the “Contact Us” page at BERLINS.com or by using the contact information below.

Information Collected by BERLINS
In addition to the information described above that BERLINS may collect through your use of the Services (e.g., IP addresses, cookies), BERLINS may have collected the following types of information that could constitute“personal information” over the past twelve (12) months from the last update of this Privacy Policy.

Identifiers:     names, signatures, aliases, postal addresses, telephone numbers, unique personal identifiers, online identifiers, Internet Protocol addresses,     e-mail addresses, or other similar identifiers

Commercial information:
varying definitionsproduct shipment addresses, purchase histories Internet activity: information on customers’ interactions with the Services,     interaction with social media sites maintained by BERLINS Employment information: employment history within or outside BERLINS Geolocation data Inferences about personal preferences: use of or visits to the Services; product     purchases and reviews

Please note that different jurisdictions may have varying definitions for personal information.  You should check with local resources to determine how personal information is defined where you reside.

Sources of Information Collected by BERLINS
BERLINS may collect personal information through these sources: Customers     providing information directly to BERLINS, such as through BERLINS’s     “Contact Us” page, calls or e-mails made to our Customer Service     department, or calls or e-mails to other BERLINS departments Customers     using the Services Employment     applications Points     of purchase for BERLINS’s products and services Social     media sites maintained by BERLINS Online     purchases or donations Vendor     data used to provide services to BERLINS Information     provided at BERLINS events or locations Information     provided to obtain BERLINS food services Geographic     data and preferences from use of mobile applications Information     collected in the course of employmentUse of InformationWhen BERLINS receives your personal information, we may use yourinformation or disclose your personal information to third parties in thefollowing instances: you     request or authorize it to     satisfy a reason or request for which you provided the information to     complete a transaction, donation, purchase, or payment to     prevent fraud to     respond to communications from you to     process employment applications or employment history inquiries to     help you locate BERLINS restaurant locations to     provide, personalize, develop, and support the Services and other services     provided by BERLINS to     perform research on consumer preferences and habits to     comply with laws, regulations, governmental and quasi-governmental     requests, court orders or subpoenas, and legal investigations to     enforce our Terms of Use or other agreements to     protect the rights, property, safety, and security of BERLINS, you, and     others to     allow our agents, outside vendors, or service providers to perform     functions on our behalf, such as order processing, merchandise shipments,     and application processing for     other purposes consistent with this Privacy PolicyWe may also gather aggregated data about you and disclose suchaggregated data, without any personally identifiable information, to thirdparties for research purposes.

Purposes for Transactions of Personal Information
BERLINS does not sell your personal information to third partiesfor monetary consideration.  BERLINS may have provided personalinformation in the last twelve (12) months from the last date of this PrivacyPolicy to third parties for other consideration, such as research relating tocustomer geographic data, customer social media use, and customer mobileapplication use.  Such personal information includes: Identifiers:     personal identifiers, online identifiers, Internet Protocol addresses Internet     activity: information on customers’ interactions with the Services and     social media sites maintained by BERLINS Geolocation     dataBERLINS may have used or disclosed personal information to trustedthird parties for business purposes over the past twelve (12) months from thelast date of this Privacy Policy.  These business purposes include: Security:     protecting against fraud and malicious activity Related     personal information: credit card numbers, debit card numbers, bank     account information, names Short-term     use: contextual ad customization that does not involve or contribute to     profiling Related     personal information: IP addresses, geolocation data, social media     identifiers Performing     services: customer service; processing transactions; marketing Related     personal information: name, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, addresses,     credit card numbers, debit card numbers, bank account information,     geolocation data, purchase histories Internal     research to develop or demonstrate technology Related     personal information: geolocation data, social media identifiers, IP     addresses, product purchases and reviews, unique personal identifiers Testing     or improving the Services or other products and services provided by BERLINS Related     personal information: geolocation data, social media identifiers, IP     addresses, e-mail addresses, voicemail, product purchases and reviews,     unique personal identifiers, online identifiers Processing     job applications and providing employment opportunities Related     personal information: names, signatures, aliases, postal addresses,     telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, Social Security numbers, driver’s     license numbers, passport numbers, employment history, race, gender,     education historyBERLINS only shares this personal information to the extentnecessary to fulfill these business purposes.  We require such thirdparties to maintain security measures to ensure privacy and security forpersonal information.

Third Party Sites
BERLINS’s Services and communications through the Services maycontain links and pointers to other third party websites, including, withoutlimitation, advertising and social media platforms. This Privacy Policy doesnot apply to these third party websites, and we are not responsible for theprivacy practices, policies, or content of any such third party websites, evenif you link to them through the Services or communications related to theServices. We have no control over how such third party websites collect or usepersonal information, and we have no responsibility for any personalinformation you provide or content you post on such third party websites. Weencourage you to read and understand the privacy policies of any third partywebsites that you visit.

Credit Card Purchases
BERLINS may ask you to provide a credit card number in order topurchase a product. Credit card transactions are processed by a third partyprofessional payment authorization service selected by BERLINS to provide addedsecurity and reliability. Only the purchase price and the credit cardinformation provided by you are supplied to this third party service.Information collected during credit card transactions is maintained in theservice’s database for accounting and billing purposes and is not released toother third parties. BERLINS does not maintain a copy of your credit cardinformation on its servers and will not use your credit card information forany purpose other than processing your order.

Privacy Rights for California Residents
If you are a California resident, you have certain privacy rightsunder the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) regarding your personalinformation.  These include:1.     the right to request BERLINSto disclose what personal information is collected and how it is used;2.    the right to request BERLINSto disclose how it sells your personal information;3.    the right of non-discrimination if you make a request about your personal information; and4.   the right to opt out ofhaving your personal information soldYou can submit requests about your information to the following:
Web server
BERLINS Food Inc.
8474 W 3RD STLOS ANGELES, CA 90048
E-mail: info@eatberlins.com

of nonYou may only make two requests over a 12-month period.  BERLINSwill respond to your request within 45 days of receiving your request and willprovide information from the 12-month period prior to your request.There are some exceptions to these requests.  For example, BERLINScan keep your personal information for certain business purposes, such asprocessing payments for merchandise you order or undertaking internal researchfor our technological developments.Additionally, the CCPA provides for certain exemptions, such thatrequests under the CCPA cannot prevent BERLINS’s ability to: comply     with federal, state, or local laws; comply     with certain requests by legal authorities; cooperate     with enforcement agencies; exercise     or defend legal claims; collect,     use, retain, sell, or disclose consumer information that is deidentified     or aggregate consumer information; collect     or sell personal information if all aspects of such transactions occur     wholly outside California; or preserve     evidentiary privilegesIn some instances, BERLINS may refuse to respond to such a requestbased on an exemption, a legal requirement, or other business or legalpolicy.  BERLINS will inform you as to the basis for refusing any suchrequest.BERLINS’s home website page https://eatberlins.com alsoprovides a “Do Not Sell My Personal Information” button that links you to an onlineform for submitting a request to not have your personal information sold. 

Security
BERLINS takes great care in maintaining the security of yourpersonal information and in preventing its unauthorized access by employingappropriate technology and internal procedures. When we transmit sensitivepersonal information through our Services, we protect it through the use ofencryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. However, BERLINSdoes not guarantee that unauthorized access is completely preventable in everycircumstance, as no method of electronically storing or transmitting data iscompletely secure. It is highly recommended that you monitor your credit cardactivity and use of your personal information on a regular basis.

Notice Regarding Minors
BERLINS strongly believes in protecting and maintaining theprivacy rights of children. BERLINS’s Services are not intended to be used byor targeted to children under age 13. We do not intend to collect personalinformation through our Services from children under age 13. If we receiveactual knowledge that we have collected any individually identifiableinformation about a child under age 13, we will delete that information and notuse or disclose the child’s information except as may be required by law. Ifyou are a parent or legal guardian and believe your child under age 13 hasprovided us with personally identifiable information, you can write us at theaddress provided at the end of this Privacy Policy or through the “Contact Us”page at BERLINS.com. Please use “COPPA Information Request” in the subject lineof your communication.BERLINS does not intend to collect personally identifiableinformation from children under age 18 (or under the age of majority in theirjurisdiction of residence) without permission from a parent or guardian. BERLINSstrongly encourages all parents to supervise their children's on-lineactivities and regularly monitor their children's use of the Internet,including use of BERLINS’s Services. Parents should consider using parentalcontrol tools and other services to assist them in supervising their children'son-line use or on-line disclosure of their name, address or other personalinformation without parental consent.

Request to Remove Posts by Minors
If you are under age 18 and you posted content on one of BERLINS’sServices that you no longer want anyone to see, you can send a request to BERLINSto remove that content. To send a request, contact BERLINS’s Customer Servicedepartment using the information and instructions on the “Contact Us” page at BERLINS.comor write us at the address provided at the end of this Privacy Policy. We willreview your request and determine whether your request is appropriate forproper removal of content. You should be aware that even if BERLINS attempts toremove content per your request, this does not ensure complete or comprehensiveremoval of the content posted on BERLINS’s Services.This provision only applies to BERLINS’s Services and does notapply to any websites operated by third parties that may have content relatedto BERLINS and its Services, such as social media sites. Also, this provisiononly applies to content that you post yourself and does not apply to contentposted by third parties, even if it refers to you.

Use and Disclosure of Anonymous Aggregated Information
BERLINS may collect, aggregate, and maintain anonymous informationabout our Services’ users, such as interests, purchasing habits, and the like. BERLINSmay use this information for tailoring content and advertising to deliver abetter experience for our users. BERLINS may also share such aggregateinformation about the Services’ users with business partners and other thirdparties for the purposes described above.

Consent
Your continued use of the Services constitutes your agreement tothis Privacy Policy and any updates. By accepting the terms of this PrivacyPolicy, you are consenting to the collection and processing of all personalinformation provided by you through your use of the Services and sharing ofsuch information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Changes to Privacy Policy
BERLINS may revise this Privacy Policy on occasion and will alwayspost the most current version with the Services. For any material change tothis Privacy Policy, particularly any change relating to the collection and useof your personal information, we will notify you (for example, by posting anotice with the Services or sending an e-mail to an e-mail address that you hadagreed to provide). Your continued use of the Services and/or provision of yourpersonal information constitute your acceptance of our updated Privacy Policy.We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informedabout our use and protection of your personal information.

Revocations of Policy and Questions
You may revoke acceptance of the terms of this Privacy Policy,request that your e-mail address or other personal information is not shared,or send any other inquiries about our practices relating to personalinformation and Privacy Policy by writing us at:

BERLINS Food Inc.
8474 W 3RD STLOS ANGELES, CA 90048
E-mail: info@eatberlins.com