Privacy Policy

Effective Date: April 17, 2019

Wendy’s Franchise Association (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the https://www.wendysfranchisees.com website (the “Service”).

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you consent to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible from https://www.wendysfranchisees.com.

INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE

We collect the information we need in order to provide and improve our Service to you. We do not collect any information from you that we do not need in order to provide and improve the Service.

PERSONAL DATA

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include:

Email address
First name and last name
Phone number
Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
Cookies and Usage Data
You consent to our processing of your Personal Data when you voluntarily provide this information to us.

USAGE DATA

We may also collect information on how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

TRACKING & COOKIES DATA

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to optimize your experience, track the activity on our Service, and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Cookies themselves do not contain any Personal Data, and we do not use cookies to collect Personal Data. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.

We also use beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

USE OF DATA

Wendy’s Franchise Association uses the collected data for the following purposes:

To provide and maintain the Service
To notify you about changes to our Service
To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
To provide customer care and support
To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service
To monitor the usage of the Service
To detect, prevent and address technical issues

TRANSFER OF DATA

Your information, including Personal Data, 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.
If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to the United States and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your consent to that transfer.

Wendy’s Franchise Association will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

DISCLOSURE OF DATA

Legal Requirements

Wendy’s Franchise Association may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

To comply with a legal obligation
To protect and defend the rights or property of Wendy’s Franchise Association
To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
To protect against legal liability

SECURITY OF DATA

The security of your data is important to us but remember that 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.

RETENTION OF DATA

To ensure that your Personal Data is kept for no longer than necessary, we have put in place an archiving policy for each area in which Personal Data is processed and will review this process annually. The archiving policy considers what data should/must be retained, for how long, and why.

SERVICE PROVIDERS

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

YOUR RIGHTS

You have the right to withdraw your consent to our processing of your Personal Data at any time. If you believe the information we process on you is incorrect, you can request to see this information and have it corrected or deleted. If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your Personal Data, or wish to restrict our processing of your Personal Data or data portability, you can contact us and we will investigate the matter. If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your Personal Data not in accordance with the law, you have a right to lodge a complaint against us to the supervisory authority that is responsible for monitoring the application of the data protection law.

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 Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page. Your continued use of our Service will be deemed your agreement that your information may be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy as then in effect.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email: admin@wendysfranchisees.com.

REFUNDS

Please call customer service at 913-387-5632 to request a refund.