Spirit & Co. is a registered trademark of Spencer Foods, Inc. This Website is owned and operated by Spencer Foods, Inc., to represent the Spirit & Co. brand and its products. The terms “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Spencer Foods, Inc. 

This Privacy Policy addresses how information is collected, stored, and utilized on spiritsauces.com (the “Website”). By accessing or using our services, you signify that you have read, understood and agree to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your information, as applicable, as described in this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Service. 

This Privacy Policy is issued based upon our good faith efforts to protect your privacy. We reserve the right to change and update our Privacy Policy.

Data collection

 We collect the following data:

  • Personal identification information including name, email address, phone number, physical address, billing information, browser type, URL information and IP address;
  • Credentials, including your passwords, password hints, and other information for authentication and account access;
  • Demographic data, including your date of birth, and location;
  • Payment information, including your payment instrument (such as a credit card number) and associated security code in order to process your payments if you make a purchase;
  • Data about the products you purchase, including your product type, the serial or batch number located on the back of the product, your purchase date, and the name of retailer from whom you purchased the product;
  • Content of the messages you send us, including feedback, product reviews, and information related to return merchandise and warranties.

 The data we collect is predominantly provided by you. We collect data and process data when you: 

  • Access this Website;
  • Register online or place an order for any of our products or services;
  • Voluntarily complete a customer survey or provide feedback on any of our message boards or via email;
  • Use or view our Website via your browser’s cookies.

We may also receive your data indirectly from the following sources:

  • Social networks when you reference our products or services;
  • Partners or affiliates with which we offer co-branded services, sell or distribute our products, or engage in joint marketing activities;
  • Publicly-available sources such as data in the public domain.

How your data is used

 We collect your data so that we can:

  • Process your order and manage your account;
  • Collect any outstanding balance on your account;
  • Enforce our rights and/or ensure your compliance with our Terms of Service;
  • Disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our site;
  • Email you with special offers on other products and services we think you might like;
  • Collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools, to help us measure traffic and usage trends for our Website and to understand more about the demographics of our users. In gathering this information, we are able to enhance your experience when visiting our Website (including keeping your preferences and items placed in your shopping cart between visits) and to provide custom, personalized content and information, including targeted content and advertising;
  • Share your data with our partner companies so that they may offer you their products and services, if you agree;
  • Share your data with third-party vendors, service providers, contractors and agents in connection with the performance of services on our behalf, as needed to carry out their work for us, which may include identifying and serving advertisements, providing mailing services, providing financial services, web hosting, or providing analytic services. These service providers are prohibited from using your information except as needed to perform our work or as required by law, although we may permit them to use aggregate information which does not identify you or de-identified data for scientific research purposes; 
  • Share your data with other brands owned by Spencer Foods, Inc;
  • Share your data with our business partners and affiliates in connection with offering you co-branded services, selling or distributing our products, or engaging in joint marketing activities. For example, we may share information about you with a retailer for purposes of providing you with relevant product support or in connection with a warranty;
  • When we process your order on our Website, it may send your data to, and also use the resulting information from, credit reference agencies to prevent fraudulent purchases.

How your data is stored

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via spiritsauces.com, your information is protected both online and offline according to generally accepted industry standards.

Our store is hosted on Shopify.com. It provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. All data related to your purchase orders and payment information, including shipping and returns is stored through Shopify.com data storage mechanism, databases and the general Shopify.com application. It store your data on a secure server behind a firewall. To learn more about how Shopify.com stores and uses your data, please visit the Shopify website. 

To protect sensitive information such as your credit card data, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with an encryption. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page. 

No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If you have any questions about security on our Website, please contact us using the information provided below.

 Marketing

 If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date. You have the right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please contact us using the information provided below.

 Your data protection rights

Every user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access – You have the right to request us for copies of your personal data;
  • The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request us to complete the information you believe is incomplete;
  • The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions;
  • The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions;
  • The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to us processing your personal data, under certain conditions;
  • The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

 f you make a request, we have 30 days to respond to you.  Please contact us using the information provided below.

Use of cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our Website, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

Our Company uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our Website, including:

  • Keeping you signed in;
  • Understanding how you use our Website.

We primarily use the following cookies: 

  • Functionality – We use these cookies so that we recognize you on our Website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used;
  • Advertising – We use these cookies to collect information about your visit to our Website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. We sometimes share some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners or affiliates. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our Website.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the website allaboutcookies.org tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our Website features may not function as a result. For more information on our collection and use of cookies, please see our Cookie Policy.

Privacy policies of other websites

Our Website contains links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by us. Our privacy policy applies only to our Website.

Protecting the privacy of children

 Persons under 16 years old are not the target audience for our Website.

“Do Not Track” signals

 Please note that we currently do not have or participate in any “Do Not Track” frameworks that would allow us to respond to any “Do Not Track” signals in the HTTP header on your browser or mobile application settings.

 Changes to our privacy policy

Our Company keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on May 20, 2020.

How to contact us

If you have any questions please contact us using the following information:

Email: nick@spencerfoods.com 

Call: (312) 890-7757

Spirit & Co. is a registered trademark of Spencer Foods, Inc., One Westbrook Corporate Center, Suite 300, Weschester, IL 60154