OneTaste Privacy Policy

last updated May 25, 2018

1. Introduction

This privacy policy ("Policy") describes how OneTaste Incorporated, and its subsidiaries ("Company" or "OneTaste") collect, use, disclose, and share personal information of consumer users of our site https://onetaste.us (the "Site") and customers in our courses, retreats, coaching and other services ("the Services"). OneTaste is committed to treating the personal information of our Site users, customers, and vendors with respect and sensitivity. This Policy also applies to any of our other websites that post this Policy.

We’ve updated our Privacy Policy and improved our privacy practices so we can better safeguard your data. By continuing to use our Site, you accept the terms of this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area ("EEA"), this Privacy Policy also outlines additional policies applicable to our collection and processing of your personal information.

As our services evolve, we may from time to time amend this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to check our Site frequently to review the current Privacy Policy in effect and any changes that may have been made to it.

2. Collection of Personal Information

We collect personal information that you enter on our Site or otherwise volunteer to us when you contact us to, among other things, make purchases, request information or participate in our programs. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features.

For purposes of this Policy, "Personal Data" means information relating to a living individual (whether stored electronically or in paper based filing systems) who can be identified from that data (or from that data and other information in our possession). Personal Data can be:

  • factual – such as a name, address, email, phone, or date of birth
  • sensitive – such as financial account information, protected health or medical details or information about your racial or ethnic origin, li religious or similar beliefs, physical or mental health or condition, or sexual life
  • opinion – such as the results of a self-assessment test.

OneTaste collects only that Personal Data that is relevant for the purposes for which the data is requested. OneTaste does not use your Personal Data in any way that is incompatible with the purposes for which it was collected or for which you have consented.

3. Use of Personal Information

We may use your Personal Data in the following ways:

  • To provide you with the information, products, and services that you request from us
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us
  • To communicate about promotions, upcoming events, and other news about products and services offered by us
  • To welcome you to a course upon signing up, conduct an intake call leading up to a course and conduct follow-up calls after the course is completed
  • To assess your suitability for participation in our in-person courses, and to determine additional services or events to recommend and market to you
  • To record details about the products and services you order from us
  • To contact you in the future to provide you with information about other goods and services we offer, or that are offered by our licensees or third party vendors
  • To respond to comments, suggestions, and questions and provide customer service
  • To send information including confirmations, invoices, logistical course information, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages

You can visit our Site without telling us who you are or revealing any Personal Data. But in some circumstances we may ask you for and you may submit Personal Data.

When you contact us through our Site, or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail, or otherwise, or meet us at an in-person event, we may collect Personal Data including:

  • Contact information, such as name, address, email, and phone
  • Financial information, such as credit card and account information collected when you purchase products or services
  • Identification information, such as gender and date of birth
  • Self-assessment data and results, such as information you input when taking self-assessment quizzes
  • Information about your health that you may disclose to us prior to participating in our programs
  • Personal information about your desires for our products, services, and courses
  • For current or prospective licensees, certified coaches, coach trainees, and contractors, personal information such as social security number, federal tax ID number, or other relevant information, as applicable

4. Sharing of Personal Information

We do not sell your Personal Data to any third parties.

We work closely with licensed entities, OneTaste Bay Area, OneTaste Los Angeles and TurnOn Britain ("OneTaste Cities"), which offer certain Services under license from OneTaste, including Services available to purchase through our Site. Personal Data you provide to us may be shared with these entities and similarly Personal Data you provide to them may be shared with OneTaste. OneTaste Cities and their employees and Contractors adhere to the same standards of security regarding your Personal Data as OneTaste does. We may also provide Personal Data to Certified Coaches who provide coaching as part of our programs that include coaching, to the extent necessary for them to provide the world class coaching we provide our Customers. These parties are only permitted to use this information for the purpose for which it was originally provided to us.

By visiting our Site or attending our events and sharing your Personal Data, you agree that we have the right to share your personal information as follows:

  • We may share personal information in compliance with any applicable law
  • We may share personal information for legal, protection, information security, and safety purposes. Examples include enforcing contracts or policies, reporting on security breaches, or assisting with investigating and preventing fraud or security issues
  • We may share information to protect the rights and property of OneTaste, our agents, customers, and others. This includes enforcing our agreements, policies, and terms of use
  • We may share information with those who need it to do work for us. An example is granting a OneTaste employee the necessary access in order to perform his/her duties
  • We may share aggregated or anonymized data. We may disclose or use aggregated or anonymized data for any purpose. An example would would be for marketing, analytics or research purposes
  • We will not share personal information with investors of the Company beyond any personal information that such investors are entitled to for customary legitimate business purposes.
  • We share personal data with with third party companies or individuals as service providers to process information and support our services, such as providers that provide cloud storage service. We take security measures to ensure that your data stored with such services remains safe.

We may also share your information in one of the following circumstances:

  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, we may disclose your Personal Data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets as part of the purchase, transfer, or sale of services or assets;
  • If we sell all or substantially all of our assets to a third party, personal information about our customers will be one of the transferred assets;
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your Personal Data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of us, our customers, or others.

Whenever we share information with third parties, we will take steps to ensure that the third parties put in place adequate measures to safeguard your Personal Data, and they will be required to use any Personal Data for only the intended purpose for which it was shared.

5. Storage of your Personal Data

OneTaste uses reasonable and appropriate measures to protect your Personal Data from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction, taking into due account the risks involved in the processing undertaken and the nature of the Personal Data we collect.

We will keep your personal data for as long as we need it, or as otherwise prescribed by law, for the purposes set out above. This period will vary depending on your interactions with us. We may also keep a record of correspondence with you (for example if you have made a complaint about a product) for as long as is necessary to protect us from a legal claim.

You may unsubscribe from any of our online e-mail updates and marketing by following the unsubscribe instructions in the body of any e-mail message we have sent to you. We will take commercially reasonable steps to implement your unsubscribe requests promptly, but you may still receive promotional e-mail from us for up to ten days. You may also continue to receive information from those third parties to whom we have previously disclosed your Personal Data.

Please note that when you unsubscribe from our marketing communications, we will keep a record of your email address to ensure we do not send you marketing emails in future.

6. Links to Other Websites

Our Site may include links to and from other websites of OneTaste Cities and other websites such as the sites of news outlets in which we have been featured. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites are not covered by this Privacy Policy. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of any third parties or the content of linked sites although we do encourage you to read the applicable privacy policies and terms and conditions of such parties or websites. This Privacy Policy only applies to how OneTaste deals with your Personal Data, and it does not apply to any other company or any other company’s websites even if you access them via our Site. Please check those websites’ policies before you submit any Personal Data to them.

7. Cookies and Other Technologies

Our website, services, apps, email communications and advertisements may use "cookies" and other technologies such as "pixel tags" and "click-through URLs".

We use the information we collect in this manner to better understand our users’ interaction with our website and to optimize the user experience. You can disable cookies in your browser settings, but please note that certain features on our website may not be available as a result.

In our email communications, we may use other technologies like "pixel tags" and "click-through URLs" in order to determine if an email has been opened and which links have been clicked. We use this information to help us determine interest in particular topics and improve the effectiveness of our communications, and to reduce or eliminate messages sent to customers. Pixel tags are small images shown inside an HTML email; you can disable tracking by disabling HTML in your email client. A link with a click-through URL, when clicked, first sends the user to a web server which records the click, and then to the link’s destination. If you prefer not to be tracked in this way, you should not click text or graphic links in the email messages.

As you access our services, we gather some information automatically on our servers and store it in log files. This information includes your browser type, version, and language, your operating system, the referring and exit websites, IP address, a date/time stamp of the request, and the requested resource (file name and URL). We use this information in anonymized form for statistical analysis, to administer our site, and to improve our product and services, without directly associating this data with individual users.

8. Age Limitations

OneTaste’s Site is intended for adults over the age of 18 years, and the Services are not available to anyone under 18 years. If we learn that anyone younger than 18 has provided us with Personal Data, we will takes steps to delete such information.

9. Additional Policies in Compliance with the EEA Privacy Laws

In addition to the other policies described in this Privacy Policy, residents of the European Union or the EEA are afforded the following additional rights and protections as required by the General Data Privacy Regulation ("GDPR"). The additional rights and protections set forth in this section of this Policy apply only to residents of the European Union or the EEA.

9.1 GDPR Definitions

The following additional definitions apply to this section of the Privacy Policy:

  • "Controller" means the Company which is the organization that determines the purposes for which, and the manner in which, any Personal Data is Processed and used in its business.
  • "Processor" means any Person Processing Personal Data.
  • "Person" means a natural person, corporation, association, organization, partnership, or other legal entity.
  • "Processing" is any activity that involves use of the Personal Data. It includes, without limitation, obtaining, recording or holding the Personal Data, or carrying out any operation or set of operations on the Personal Data including organizing, amending, retrieving, using, disclosing, erasing or destroying it. Processing also includes transferring Personal Data to third parties.
9.2 The Legal Basis for Processing Your Personal Data

In order to comply with the GDPR, we are required to set out the legal basis for the processing of your Personal Data. In accordance with the purposes for which we collect and use your Personal Data, as set out above, the legal basis for processing your Personal Data will typically be one of the following:

  • our own legitimate business interests, or the legitimate business interests of our third party partners, promoters, affiliates, OneTaste Cities, distributors, suppliers, vendors, and subcontractors, such as, for example, providing direct marketing to our customers of our products and services that we think would be of interest, permitting prospective employees to search and apply for job opportunities, handling inquiries from our licensees, affiliates, OneTaste Cities and customers, or other instances where we have carried out a legitimate interests assessment and have established an existing legitimate interest;
  • the performance of a contract that we have in place with you;
  • your consent where appropriate; or
  • compliance with our legal obligations, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
9.3 Where We Store Your Personal Data

The data that we collect from you is stored on our servers or on servers provided by cloud service providers If you are a resident of the EEA, your Personal Data may be transferred within or outside the EEA to areas where privacy laws may be less strict than in the EEA . By submitting your Personal Data, you agree to this transfer, storing, and processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

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 guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.

9.3 Addendum to How Long We Store Your Personal Data

In some cases, there is a legal requirement to keep Personal Data for a minimum period of time. Except in those circumstances, we do not keep your Personal Data for any longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the Personal Data was collected or for which it is to be further processed.

9.4 Your rights with Respect to Your Personal Data

Subject to certain exceptions, you have the following rights with respect to your Personal Data:

  • To receive a copy of the Personal Data that we hold about you
  • To request that any inaccurate or incomplete Personal Data be corrected or supplemented
  • To have your Personal Data erased, unless we have a legitimate reason to retain the Personal Data (such as if we are required to do so for legal reasons) and
  • To ask us not to process your Personal Data for a particular purpose, including for marketing.

All of these rights are subject to certain conditions and exemptions. For example, OneTaste will not be obligated to erase your Personal Data if we need to retain it to protect ourselves in the event of a legal claim.

To exercise any of these rights, please submit a written request to us using the contact information set forth below. The Company reserves the right to charge a fee in dealing with such a request as permitted by applicable law and regulations. You may also opt out of receiving additional marketing information by using the unsubscribe feature in any marketing email we send you.

10. Conditions of Use and Changes to Our Privacy Policy

If you choose to visit our Site and attend our events, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Notice and our Terms of Use, including limitations on damages, resolution of disputes, and application of the law of the State of California. If you have any concern about our privacy practices, please contact us with a thorough description, and we will try to resolve it. As our business changes, our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use may change also. We may e-mail periodic reminders of our notices and conditions, but you should check our Site frequently to see recent changes. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Policy applies to all information that we have about you and your account.

11. Contacting Us

This Site is owned and operated by OneTaste. If you have any questions or suggestions with respect to this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please e-mail us at [email protected] or you can contact us by mail at:

OneTaste Incorporated, 1446 Market Street, San Francisco, CA, 94102