Privacy Policy

Last updated: February 24, 2022

This Privacy Policy sets out how The Grandpa Soap Company (“The Grandpa Soap Co.” or “we/us”) uses and protects the personal information you provide when visiting our website www.grandpasoap.com  (our “Site”). By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Collecting and Using your Personal Data

Personal Data

While using Our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain information that can be used to contact or identify you. The personal information (“Personal Data”) we may collect includes, but is not limited to:

  • An email address,
  • First name and last name,
  • Phone number,
  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City, or
  • Usage Data (this data is collected automatically when using the Site).

Usage Data may include information such as your device’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data. When you access the Site by or through a mobile device, we may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data. We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site or when you access the Site by or through a mobile device.

Information from Third-Party Social Media Sites

Our Site allows you to create an account and log in through the following third-party social media sites (“Social Media sites”):

  • Google
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

If you decide to register through or otherwise grant us access to a Social Media site, we may collect Personal Data that is already associated with your Social Media site’s account, such as your name, your email address, your activities or your contact list associated with that account. You may also have the option of sharing additional information with us through your Social Media site’s account. If you choose to provide such information and/or Personal Data during registration or otherwise, you are giving us permission to use, share, and store it in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy.

Tracking Technologies and Cookies

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Site and store certain information. The technologies we use may include:

  • Cookies or Browser Cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on your device. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some parts of our Site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our Site may use Cookies.
  • Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Site may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences or your activity on our Site. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as those used for Browser cookies. For more information on how you can delete Flash cookies, please read “Where can I change the settings for disabling, or deleting local shared objects?”
  • Web Beacons. Certain sections of our Site and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit us, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of a certain section and verifying system and server integrity).

Use of your Personal Data

We may use Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • To provide and maintain our Site, including to monitor the usage of our Site.
  • To manage your account, including your registration as a user of the Site. The Personal Data you provide can give you access to different functionalities of the Site that are available to you as a registered user.
  • For the performance of a contract, including fulfilling any purchases made through the Site.
  • To contact you, including by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication, such as a mobile application’s push notifications regarding updates or informative communications related to the functionalities, products or contracted Sites, including the security updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation and in accordance with applicable law.
  • To provide you with news, special offers and general information, including about other goods, Sites, and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or inquired about unless you have opted not to receive such communications.
  • To manage your requests, including providing responses.
  • To deliver targeted advertising to you, including by using your information to develop and display content and advertising (and work with third-party vendors who do so) tailored to your interests and/or location and to measure its effectiveness.
  • For business transfers, including to evaluate or conduct a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which Personal Data held by us about our Site users is among the assets transferred.
  • For other purposes, including for data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns, and to evaluate and improve our Site, products, content, marketing, and your experience.

We may share your Personal Data in the following situations:

  • With Site service providers, including to monitor and analyze the use of our Site, to show advertisements to you to help support and maintain our Site, to advertise on third-party websites to you after you visited our Site, for payment processing, and to contact you.
  • For business transfers, including in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of our assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.
  • With affiliates, in which case we will require those affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy. Affiliates include our parent company and any other subsidiaries, joint venture partners, or other companies that we control or that are under common control with us.
  • With business partners, including to offer you certain products, content, or promotions.
  • With other users, including when you share PI or otherwise interact in the public areas with other users. Such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside the Site. If you interact with other users or register through a Social Media account, your contacts on the Social Media site may see your name, profile, pictures and description of your activity. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of your activity, communicate with you, and view your profile.
  • With your consent.

Retention of your Personal Data

We will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements, and policies.

Kirk’s will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Site, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Transfer of your Personal Data

Your Personal Data is processed at our operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction. Your submission of Personal Data to us through the Site and your interaction with the Site represent your agreement to the transferring and processing of your Personal Data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your Personal Data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Disclosure of your Personal Data

Business transactions

If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, or asset sale, your Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before your Personal Data becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

Law enforcement

Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Other legal requirements

We may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Comply with a legal obligation,
  • Protect and defend our rights or property,
  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Site,
  • Protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public, and
  • Protect against legal liability.

Security of your Personal Data

The security of your Personal Data is important to us, but no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Third-Party Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Site may be served by third parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our Site. The information they collect may be associated with your Personal Data or they may collect information, including Personal Data, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.

Our Site does not respond to Do Not Track (“DNT”) signals. However, some third party websites do keep track of your browsing activities. If you are visiting such websites, you can set your preferences in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable DNT by visiting the preferences or settings page of your web browser.

Children’s Privacy

Our Site is not directed to anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from anyone under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and become aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Links to Other Websites

Our Site may contain links to other websites that we do not operate. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third-party’s website. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every website you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update Our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on Our Site, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “Last updated” date at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You should review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, you can contact us:

  • By email: info@grandpabrands.com
  • The Grandpa Soap Company
    1820 Airport Exchange Boulevard
    Erlanger, KY 41018
  • (859) 647-0777