Since 1953, PCC has been dedicated to informing and inspiring members and shoppers about food, wellness, cooperative education and environmental issues. The Internet is just one more way to serve you.
Types of information we collect
Personally identifiable information
There are many features on this Web site for which no registration or information from you is required. However, if you are interested in obtaining information, products or services from PCC, or in participating in certain activities on this Web site (such as recipe sharing, commenting, taking a survey or registering for a PCC Cooks class) you will need to provide us with information about yourself and create an account.
For example, our site's registration process and online forms may require users to give us personal information such as their name, phone, e-mail and postal address, credit card information for processing transactions, PCC membership number, donation or payment amount, etc.
Additionally, if you choose to receive our e-mail newsletter, we will collect your name, e-mail address, store most shopped at, and preferences that tell us what type of content you'd like to receive. You may opt out of receiving our e-mail newsletter(s) by contacting us at the number below, using the link at the bottom of an e-mail sent to you as part of your subscription, or by going to www.pccnaturalmarkets.com/enews/unsubscribe.html.
We also collect technical information from your use of this Web site.
Examples of technical information we collect, process, or analyze include the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; computer and connection information such as browser type and version, operating system and platform, and the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our Web site.
When using PCC's Web site, we may place a cookie on your computer.
A "cookie" is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit the website again, the cookie allows that site to recognize your browser. Cookies may store user preferences and other information. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some website features or services may not function properly without cookies.
Data collection by third parties
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Use of information
We take very seriously our responsibility to maintain your privacy with respect to your personally identifiable information.
PCC uses the information we collect to provide the services you request. Our services may include the display of personalized content, for example if you choose to comment on our videos or blogs, then that information will be displayed on our Web site. Your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information is never publicly displayed on our site.
PCC does not sell, trade or give away data or personally identifiable information we receive about you from our Web site. This applies to personal information, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, and any other personally identifiable information that may be provided by you from accessing our Web site.
Providing good customer service to our shoppers and members is important to PCC and we are not in the business of selling or transferring data to others, except to complete appropriate business transactions (i.e., credit card numbers to banks).
PCC uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption software to protect your information transmitted to PCC. While this is the safest way to transmit personal information over the Internet, PCC makes no claim, warranty or representation that even SSL level encryption is completely secure, and you provide such information at your own risk. PCC limits internal access of user information to employees responsible for conducting business or processing transactions.
Remember to keep your e-mail address and password secure. Also, be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.
Links to other sites
Privacy of children
PCC's Web site is only intended for users ages 13 and older. Accordingly, we will not knowingly collect or use any personal information from children that we know to be under the age of 13. In addition, we will delete any information in our database that we know originates from a child under the age of 13.
PCC Natural Markets
4201 Roosevelt Way N.E.
Seattle, Wash., 98105-6092