Privacy Policy of Valley Fine Foods Company, Inc., Owner of Artisola™

This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) governs the manner in which Valley Fine Foods Company, Inc., a California corporation (“Valley Fine Foods”), collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of its and websites (each a “Site,” together the “Sites”). The Policy also discloses the expectations relating to content posted by others on these Artisola-branded Sites. The Policy applies to the Sites as well as the products and services offered by Valley Fine Foods, including Artisola.

Forbidden Content

Users are prohibited at all times from posting content or messages to or on the Sites that in any way may be reasonably seen as illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, insulting, disruptive, offensive, or harmful to the feelings of other persons, or that are otherwise injurious to third parties, as well as content or messages that consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, chain jokes or any form of “spam.” “Forbidden Transmissions”).

Examples of Forbidden Transmissions include: software, programs, or websites that include sexually explicit content; unwelcome propositions; ethnic or racial slurs; or content that can reasonably be construed as hateful, harassing, or disparaging of others based on classifications including sex, race, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or religious or political beliefs. Users are also prohibited from posting content that violates any federal or state law or regulation, infringes on the intellectual property or other rights of others, or is false or misleading. Users may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of content or messages. Valley Fine Foods reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content.

Valley Fine Foods does not endorse any opinion by anyone other than the official stated opinions of Valley Fine Foods. All User opinions are the sole and exclusive responsibility of the Users who post the opinions.

Valley Fine Foods reserves the right to remove any content on the Sites at any time and for any reason.

Personal Identification Information

Valley Fine Foods may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit the Sites, register on the Sites, subscribe to any newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources made available on the Sites. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, and mailing address, however, Users may also visit the Sites anonymously. Valley Fine Foods will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that doing so may prevent those Users from engaging in certain Site-related activities and accessing certain content.

Non-Personal Identification Information

Valley Fine Foods may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever the Users interact with the Sites. Non-personal identification information about the User may include the browser type, the type of computer and technical information about the Internet connection used to access the Sites, such as operating system, Internet Service Providers utilized, and other similar information.

Web Browser Cookies

The Sites may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. Web browsers place cookies on the hard drives of Users’ computers for record-keeping purposes and occasionally track information about Users.
Users may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert a User when cookies are being sent, however these actions may cause some parts of the Sites to not function properly.

How We Use Collected Information

Valley Fine Foods may collect and use Users’ personal information for the following purposes:

• To personalize user experience

Valley Fine Foods may use information in the aggregate to understand how Users as a group use the services and resources provided on the Sites.

• To administer content, promotions, surveys or other Site features

Valley Fine Foods may send Users information they agreed to receive about topics Valley Fine Foods thinks will be of interest to them.

• To send periodic emails

E-mail addresses provided by Users will only be used to respond to User inquiries and/or other requests or questions. If a User decides to opt in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, the User should follow the detailed unsubscribe instructions included at the bottom of each email or contact Valley Fine Foods by using the information at the bottom of this webpage.

How Valley Fine Foods Protects User Information

Valley Fine Foods has adopted appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of Users’ personal information, including username, password, transaction information and data stored on the Sites.

Sharing Your Personal Information

Valley Fine Foods does not sell, trade, or rent Users’ personal identification information to others for any purpose including direct marketing. Valley Fine Foods may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and Users with its business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. Valley Fine Foods may use third party service providers to help operate its business and the Sites or administer activities on its behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. Valley Fine Foods may share User information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that the User has consented in advance.

Third Party Websites

Users may find advertising or other content on the Sites that links to websites and/or services of Valley Fine Foods’ partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties (each a “Third Party Site,” and collectively “Third Party Sites”). Valley Fine Foods does not provide any personally identifiable customer information to these Third-Party sites. Valley Fine Foods does not control the content or links that appear on Third Party Sites and is not responsible for the practices employed by any Third Party Site. In addition, Third Party Sites, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. Third Party Sites may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any Third Party Site, including websites which have a link to the Sites, is subject to that Third Party Site’s own terms and policies.


Ads appearing on the Sites may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize the User’s computer each time the ad server sends the User an online advertisement, in order to compile non-personal identification information about the User or others accessing the User’s computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to the User. This Privacy Policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertiser.

Google Adsense

Some ads may be served by Google. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to the Sites and other sites on the Internet. DART uses “non-personally identifiable information” and does NOT track personal information about a User, such as name, email address, physical address, etc. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at

Changes to This Privacy Policy

Valley Fine Foods has sole and absolute discretion to update this Privacy Policy at any time and in any manner it sees fit. When changes are made to this Policy, Valley Fine Foods will revise the date at the bottom of this page. Valley Fine Foods encourages Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how Valley Fine Foods is helping to protect the personal information it collects. Users acknowledge and agree that it is their responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Acceptance of the Privacy Policy Terms

By using a Site, Users thereby accept all provisions in this Policy. Continued use of the Sites following the posting of changes to this Policy will be deemed acceptance of those changes. Unless stated otherwise, the current Privacy Policy applies to all information that Valley Fine Foods has about Users.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of the Sites, or your dealings with the Sites, please contact us at:
Valley Fine Foods
3909 Park Road
Benicia, CA 94510
Toll Free (844) 833-6888

This document was last updated on September 19, 2014.