What We Collect and How We Use It
Generally, you may visit this Site without providing Schlotzsky's with any personally identifiable information. We collect personally identifiable information about you only if you voluntarily provide it to us and you have the option not to provide any personally identifiable information to us. You may voluntarily provide to us personally identifiable information such as your name, address, email, phone number and other contact information, when you contact Schlotzsky's, submit a request to Schlotzsky's, fill out feedback or survey forms, enter contests or sweepstakes, or subscribe to mailings or notices concerning Schlotzsky's or our products. If you submit a request for a franchise, we will also collect certain financial information and business background information from you but we will only use your personally identifiable information to process your request. If you apply for a job with us online, we will collect your personally identifiable information that you submit to us in connection with your job application but we will only use that information to process your request. We may also collect other personally identifiable information that you choose to include in any communications that you send to us. We may use your personally identifiable information to respond to your requests for information, to administer surveys, contests and sweepstakes, provide you with information and/or mailings or notices that you have requested, provide you with notices regarding products that may be of interest to you, and to improve the content and general administration of the Site. If you request that Schlotzsky's send certain information or a greeting to a friend, we may ask you to submit your friend's email address and we will only use this email address to send the requested information or greeting.
We may use small text files called cookies to improve overall Site experience. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Cookies generally do not permit us to personally identify you. We may also work with third party vendors that use their own cookies and other tracking technologies to generate ads to Schlotzsky’s restaurants, facilitate interaction with this Site, and track the effectiveness of such advertisements. Such vendors may also use web pages that are not a part of this Site, and post notices relating to their policies and practices, which will govern such third party vendor activities, although we will require that the vendor implement reasonable security measures and process information only as authorized by us to fulfill the service(s) that they have been contracted to provide.
The Site may track the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, IP addresses, computer and browser type, version and domain, dates and times of use of each page of our Site, and any third party Web site from which you transferred to link to this Site, and we may analyze these data for trends and statistics in the aggregate, but this information will be in aggregate form only and it will not contain personally identifiable information. This aggregate information is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person. We may use this aggregate information to analyze trends, administer the Site, track users' movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use and to improve our Site.
Schlotzsky's is a brand of FOCUS Brands Inc. As such, we may share your personally identifiable information with FOCUS Brands Inc. and its subsidiaries or affiliated entities ("Affiliated Entities") for purposes described above, as well as for sending you information about the programs of FOCUS Brands Inc. or its Affiliated Entities, and, occasionally, sending you advertising/promotional material from some of their advertising and strategic partners. We likewise reserve the right to transfer any and all information that we collect to a third party in the event of any merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of Schlotzsky's assets or stock (including without limitation in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).
Schlotzsky's recognizes the privacy interests of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children's online activities and interests. No personally identifiable information is collected by Schlotzsky's from children under the age of 13 and this Site is not intended for children under the age of 13. Schlotzsky's does not target its services or this Site to children under 13. Schlotzsky's does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.
A Special Note about Children who reside in the State of Maine, USA
Schlotzsky’s adheres with the Maine state law titled "An Act To Prevent Predatory Marketing Practices against Minors". The law applies to the collection and use of personal information for marketing purposes of children who are under the age of 18. This Site is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 18 years of age. It is possible that due to fraud or deception by others, we may unknowingly receive information pertaining to children under 18 years of age. If this is the case, the parent or guardian of the minor must notify us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org. Once we have verified the accuracy of the information received by the parent or guardian regarding the child under 18 years of age, we will promptly delete the child’s information from our servers.
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We may employ procedural and technological measures, consistent with industry practice that are reasonably designed to protect your personally identifiable information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.
Correction/Updating Personally Identifiable Information
Schlotzsky's provides you with the ability to correct or delete any of the personally identifiable information that you have provided to us. If you wish to correct or delete any information you have provided to us, you may contact us by email at:email@example.com or by mail at: 301 Congress Avenue, Suite 1100, Austin, Texas 78701.
If you have questions or comments regarding Schlotzsky's privacy practices you can contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be sure to address your concerns.