Privacy Policy

1. Who We Are

Bethlehem Co-op Market operates the website This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and protect your personal information.

2. Information We Collect

  • Directly Provided Information: We collect information you provide directly, such as when creating an account, making a purchase, or leaving a comment. This includes your name, email address, phone number, and payment information.
  • Automatically Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information when you use our Site, such as your IP address, browser type, and usage data through cookies and similar technologies.

3. How We Use Your Information

We use your information to:

  • Provide and improve our services.
  • Process transactions.
  • Communicate with you, including sending newsletters and marketing communications (if you have opted in).
  • Analyze Site usage and enhance user experience.

4. Cookie Policy

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your experience on our Site. This policy explains what cookies are, how we use them, and your options for managing them.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files stored on your device by your web browser. They help us remember your preferences, analyze site traffic, and provide a better user experience.

How We Use Cookies

We use the following types of cookies:

  • Essential Cookies: Necessary for the Site’s operation.
  • Analytics Cookies: Help us understand user behavior through tools like Google Analytics 4 and Microsoft Clarity.

Managing Cookies

You can control and manage cookies through your browser settings. Disabling cookies may affect your Site experience.

5. Data Sharing

We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties. We may share your information with service providers who assist us in operating the Site and conducting our business. These service providers are obligated to protect your information and may only use it in accordance with our instructions.

6. Your Rights

You have the right to:

  • Access, correct, or delete your personal information.
  • Opt out of receiving marketing communications.
  • Request a copy of the personal data we hold about you.

To exercise these rights, please contact us.

7. Data Retention

We retain your data as long as necessary to provide our services and comply with legal obligations. Data related to user accounts and transactions is stored securely for record-keeping purposes.

8. Security

We implement reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction.

9. Children’s Privacy

Our Site is not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under 13, we will delete that information.

10. Changes to This Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy periodically. We will notify you of any changes by posting the updated policy on this page. Your continued use of the Site after such changes signifies your acceptance of the new policy.

11. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

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