Effective Date / Date of Last Revision: August 28, 2023
Sosland Companies, Inc., d/b/a Sosland Publishing Company (“Sosland,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) is a business-to-business trade publishing company focused on delivering content to the food industry. Sosland provides of variety of marketing solutions to its business customers (“Services”). Sosland also operates publicly accessible websites, including www.sosland.com, www.bakemag.com, www.bakingbusiness.com, www.dairyprocessing.com, www.foodbusinessnews.net, www.meatpoultry.com, www.petfoodprocessing.net, www.supermarketperimeter.com, www.world-grain.com, www.purchasingseminar.com, www.foodentrepreneurexperience.com and www.soslandtrends.com (“Sites”).
Sosland Publishing Company
4801 Main St., Suite 650
Kansas City, MO 64112-2513
We collect, process and use Personal Data to provide our Services and Sites. For example, we use the Personal Data we collect to:
We obtain Personal Data directly from you, through cookies and other technologies, through your devices, and from third parties as described in this Policy and any other privacy notices we may provide to you when you interact with us.
We utilize industry-standard security measures to safeguard the information we collect, maintain and use. These measures include technical and procedural steps to protect your data from misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, loss, alteration or destruction. However, we do not and cannot guarantee the performance or adequacy of such security measures.
Our Sites and Services are not intended for children under the age of sixteen (16) years old. As such, we do not intentionally collect, process or sell any Personal Data from consumers under the age of sixteen (16) years of age.
We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our website (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, browser version, device type, pages you visit, time and date of your visit, time spent on pages and other statistics.
Some browsers incorporate “Do Not Track” or other privacy control features that signal to websites you visit that you do not want to have your online activity tracked or would like to exercise other preferences (such as cookie opt-outs). We use OneTrust as our cookie management provider and through their services, we can receive and respond to global privacy control signals.
We may provide access to Personal Data to others in the following ways:
We respect your privacy and provide ways for you to choose whether to share your information with us or any third parties.
You may decline to provide information. You have the right to decide not to share information with us.
Please note, however, that if you choose not to provide us with certain information, we may not be able to provide you with SOME OF OUR SERVICES.
When you register for an account with us, you may be required to choose a password which enables you to access our Sites. You are responsible for keeping this password confidential and for all activity that takes place through your account credentials. Do not share your password with anyone. If your password is compromised, change your password within your account. If you believe your account may have been compromised, please notify us immediately.
We take industry standard security measures to protect your information. We also have put into place appropriate agreements and/or procedures with our service providers to ensure that your Personal Data is treated consistent with applicable data privacy and security laws. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your Personal Data, we cannot and do not guarantee the security of your data.
Our Sites may contain links to other websites and companies that may be of interest to you. If you click on any of those links, you will leave our Sites. We are not responsible for third-party websites. Please consult the terms of service and privacy policies of those sites when you visit them.
We will store your Personal Data for as long as: (a) you maintain an account with us; (b) you continue using our Sites and Services; (c) your Personal Data is stored in our back up servers and/or services; (d) in accordance with our retention policies and schedules; and (e) as long as we are legally required to retain the Personal Data.
Nevada law allows Nevada residents to opt-out of the sale of certain types of personal information. Subject to a number of exceptions, Nevada law defines “sale” to mean the exchange of certain types of personal information for monetary consideration to a person for the person to license or sell the information to additional persons. We do not currently sell personal information as defined in the Nevada law. However, if you are a Nevada resident, you still may submit a verified request to opt-out of sales and we will record your instructions and incorporate them in the future if our policy changes. Opt-out requests may be sent to DPO@sosland.com.
|Category of Personal Information||Categories of Third Parties|
|Identifiers (first name, last name, phone number, postal address, email address, company name, position title)|
|Unique personal identifiers (such as browser information, IP address, date and time of visit, device identifier; cookies, beacons, pixel tags, mobile ad identifiers, or other similar technology)||Advertising networks|
|Category of Personal Information||Categories of Recipients|
|Identifiers (name, alias, account name, email address, postal address, Internet Protocol address, online identifiers, other similar identifiers)||Business partners; lead purchasers; data hosting and cloud storage providers; mailing providers; advertising service providers; accounting service providers; call center service providers; client relationship management service providers; payment processing vendors.|
|Unique personal identifiers (cookies, beacons, pixel tags, mobile ad identifiers, or other similar technology)||Data hosting and cloud storage providers; cookie management service provider; advertising service providers.|
|Telephone number||Business partners; lead purchasers; data hosting and cloud storage providers; mailing providers; advertising service providers; accounting service providers; call center service providers; client relationship management service providers.|
|Internet or other electronic network activity information (browsing history; search history; and information regarding consumer’s interaction with website, application or advertisement)||Data hosting and cloud storage providers; cookie management provider.|
|Commercial information (records of products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other commercial information)||Business partners; data hosting and cloud storage providers; mailing providers; advertising service providers; accounting service providers; call center service providers; client relationship management service providers; payment processing vendors.|
|Inferences drawn from above information to create a profile about a consumer reflecting the consumer’s preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, behavior, and abilities||Security, anti-fraud, and verification providers; client relationship management service providers; data hosting and cloud storage providers.|
|Geolocation data||Data storage providers; security, anti-fraud, and verification providers; data hosting and cloud storage providers.|
|Audio, electronic, visual, or similar information that is linked or reasonably linkable to an individual.||Data hosting and cloud storage providers; mailing providers; accounting service providers; call center service providers; client relationship management service providers.|
|Video information (if you select use of video features)||Data hosting and cloud storage providers; mailing providers; accounting service providers; call center service providers; client relationship management service providers.|
|RIGHT TO KNOW||You have the right to request that we disclose to you the Personal Information we collected about you in the 12-month period preceding your request. This right includes the right to request: (1) specific pieces of Personal Information we have collected about you; (2) categories of Personal Information we have collected about you; (3) categories of sources from which the Personal Information was collected; (4) categories of Personal Information that we sold or disclosed for a business purpose about you (if applicable); (5) categories of third parties to whom your Personal Information was sold or disclosed for a business purpose (if applicable); and (6) the business or commercial purpose for collecting or, if applicable, selling your Personal Information.|
|RIGHT TO DELETE||You have the right to request that we delete your Personal Information that we have collected from you, with some exceptions. Note that if you request that we delete your information, we may be unable to provide you with certain offers or services.|
|RIGHT TO CORRECT||You have the right to correct inaccurate Personal Information we maintain about you.|
|RIGHT TO OPT OUT OF SALE||If we sell or share Personal information, you have the right to opt out of the sale or sharing.|
|RIGHT TO LIMIT PROCESSING OF SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION||If we use or disclose Sensitive Personal Information for purposes other than those allowed by the CCPA and its regulations, the right to limit our use and disclosure. Sosland does not use or disclose Sensitive Personal Information for purposes other than for the limited purposes permitted by the CCPA and its regulations.|
|RIGHT TO NON-DISCRIMINATON||You have the right to non-discrimination for exercising your CCPA rights. This means we cannot deny you goods or services, charge you different prices, or provide a different level of quality of goods or services just because you exercise your rights under the CCPA. Sosland will not and does not discriminate against you or other customers for exercising any of your CCPA rights.|
How to Exercise Your Rights.
Right to Submit a Request to Know, Delete and/or Correct: You may submit a request to know, delete and/or correct by calling us at 800.338.6201, emailing us at DPO@sosland.com or contacting us through our online form. If you are submitting a request on behalf of a California resident, please submit the request through one of the designated methods discussed above. After submitting the request, we will require additional information to verify your authority to act on behalf of the California resident.
Our Process for Verifying a Request to Know, Delete, and/or Correct. We will comply with your request upon verification of your identity and, to the extent applicable, the identity of the California resident on whose behalf you are making such request. We will verify your identity either to a “reasonable degree of certainty” or a “reasonably high degree of certainty” depending on the sensitivity of the Personal Information and the risk of harm to you by unauthorized disclosure, deletion, or correction as applicable. For requests to access categories of Personal Information and for requests to delete or correct Personal Information that is not sensitive and does not pose a risk of harm by unauthorized deletion or correction, we will verify your identity to a “reasonable degree of certainty” by verifying at least two data points that you previously provided to us and which we have determined to be reliable for the purpose of verifying identities. For requests to access specific pieces of Personal Information or for requests to delete or correct Personal Information that is sensitive and poses a risk of harm by unauthorized deletion or correction, we will verify your identity to a “reasonably high degree of certainty” by verifying at least three pieces of Personal Information you previously provided to us and which we have determined to be reliable for the purpose of verifying identities. In addition, you must submit a signed declaration under penalty of perjury stating that you are the individual whose Personal Information is being requested.
Right to Opt Out of Sale or Sharing of Personal Information.You have the right to opt-out of the sales of your Personal Information and the sharing of your Personal Information for cross context behavioral marketing. You may exercise your right to opt out by following the instructions on our Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information page. To opt out of “sharing” of your Personal Information via cross context behavioral advertising, please go to our Cookie Settings and turn off Performance and Targeting cookies.
The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) applies to individuals located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”). The GDPR allows us to collect and use personal information from individuals within the EEA only for one or more of the following reasons:
We do not operate in the EEA or specifically direct our business to consumers in the EEA. However, we recognize some of our website users, customers and prospective customers could be located within the EEA. If you reside in the EEA, you have a number of rights under data protection laws in relation to the way we process your Personal Data, which are set forth below. You may contact us directly to exercise any of these rights, and we will verify your request and, if appropriate, respond to any request received from you within one month from the date of the request. In exceptional circumstances we may need to extend this timescale, but we will always tell you in advance if we do, and our reasons why.
|Right 1||A right to access personal data held by us about you, as well as information about how we are using your data.|
|Right 2||A right to require us to rectify any inaccurate personal data held by us about you.|
|Right 3||A right to require us to erase personal data held by us about you, and where the personal data has been made public, for other controllers processing the personal data to also erase links to, or copy or replication of, such personal data. This right will only apply where (for example): we no longer need to use the personal data to achieve the purpose we collected it for; or where you withdraw your consent if we are using your personal data based on your consent; or where you object to the way we process your data (in line with Right 6 below).|
|Right 4||A right to restrict our processing of personal data held by us about you. This right will only apply where (for example): you dispute the accuracy of the personal data held by us; or where you would have the right to require us to erase the personal data but would prefer that our processing is restricted instead; or where we no longer need to use the personal data to achieve the purpose we collected it for, but you require the data for the purposes of dealing with legal claims.|
|Right 5||A right to receive personal data, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. You also have the right to require us to transfer this personal data to another organization, at your request.|
|Right 6||A right to object to our processing of personal data held by us about you (including for the purposes of sending marketing materials to you).|
|Right 7||A right to withdraw your consent, where we are relying on your consent to use your personal data (for example, you may opt out of marketing emails even if you previously consented to receiving marketing information about our services or products).|