(Last modified on May 4, 2023)
Welcome to 7dish. We hope that you will enjoy and appreciate using our “Services”, which include (i) visiting our website at https://www.7dish.com, including all subdomains, present and future (the “Website”); and (ii) using our “Platform” available at https://app.7dish.com to access 7dish’s personal assistant for meal planning and smart shopping.
Key Elements of this Policy
Here are the key elements of this Policy so that you can know the important parts right away to make an informed decision about your consent for our collection, use and disclosure of your personal data. By submitting any personal data to us via any means, you consent to such collection, use and disclosure. You can find the details in the rest of the Policy.
Before we get started with the details, here are a few terms we think you should know as you read this Policy.
“Data Protection Laws” refers to the laws that are designed to protect your personal data and privacy in the place where you live. 7dish is committed to adhering to all applicable Data Protection laws.
The Data Protection Laws include: (1) the “GDPR”, the European Data Protection Law which stands for “General Data Protection Regulation”, with the official name Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council; (2) “PIPEDA” (Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act), which is the Canadian Data Protection Law that applies to our activities in Canada; (3) Quebec’s an Act Respecting the Protection of Personal Information in the Private Sector (the “Quebec Privacy Act”) that applies to our activities in Quebec; and (4) the “UK GDPR” which applies to our activities in the United Kingdom; please note that when this Policy refers only to the “GDPR”, this includes the UK GDPR, as applicable.
“Personal data” – this is information we collect from you or about you and which is defined in the GDPR as “any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.” It can be as simple as your name or your email, or something more complicated like an online identifier (usually a string of letters and / or numbers) that gets attached to you. Under PIPEDA and the Quebec Privacy Act, the equivalent concept is “personal information”, which is roughly the same. Any mention of “personal data” in this Policy shall also mean personal information.
About Us and Contacting Us
7dish Inc. (“7dish”) is a Canadian corporation located in Brossard, Quebec, Canada at the address listed below. Where this Policy refers to “7dish”, it may refer to 7dish Inc. and / or its affiliates, and their respective shareholders, officers, directors, employees, agents, partners, principals, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively “Representatives”), depending on the context. Any reference to “we”, “our”, or “us” in this Policy shall also refer to 7dish. In this Policy, a Website visitor or Platform user or any other individual for whom we hold personal data may be referred to as “you”.
Under the GDPR, 7dish is a “data controller”. That means we collect personal data directly from you and determine the purpose and means of “processing” that data. “Processing” is a broad term that means collection, use, storage, transfer or any other action related to your personal data; it is used in this Policy in that way. Under PIPEDA, 7dish is an “organization” and, under the Quebec Privacy Act, 7dish is an “enterprise”.
If you want to ask us anything about what’s in this Policy, or anything else privacy- or data- related, or exercise any of your available privacy rights, you can contact our Privacy Officer tasked with overseeing privacy matters for 7dish at the following email address:
7dish Privacy Officer
You have the following rights regarding your personal data held by 7dish, and other privacy rights. Please note that not necessarily all of these rights may be available to you; this depends on the Data Protection Laws where you are located that apply to you. Please note that exercising certain of these rights may affect your ability to use some or all of the Services.
If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact our Privacy Officer at the contact information above or refer to certain relevant sections further in this Policy.
Limited Personal Data Collected from You and What We Use It For
7dish limits the amount of personal data we collect to what is necessary and appropriate for the identified purposes. We will not use or disclose your personal data for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with your consent or as permitted or required by applicable law.
In the table below, please find all the personal data we may collect from you directly, what we use it for, and the legal basis under the GDPR for us having and processing this personal data. Under PIPEDA and the Quebec Privacy Act, the legal basis is your informed consent, and by submitting this personal data to us you acknowledge having granted this consent to 7dish.
Personal Data Collected About You from Third Parties and What We Use It For
Sometimes we get personal data about you from third parties. This table explains the details about this personal data – what it is, where it came from, what we do with it, and the legal basis for us having and processing this personal data under the GDPR. Under PIPEDA, the legal basis is your informed consent.
To the extent that analytics identifiers are generated from third parties, these may be considered personal data collected from third parties, and you can find details about that further below in this Policy.
Sensitive Personal Data
We do not collect any of what the GDPR considers sensitive personal data (such as health data or data about your racial or ethnic origin) from you when you use the Services, unless you voluntarily submit it to us, which we encourage you not to do.
Who We Transfer Your Personal Data To
We routinely share some of your personal data with certain types of third parties who are identified in the table further below in this section. Some of these third-party recipients may be based outside your home jurisdiction. If you are in the European Economic Area or the U.K. — please see the “Transfer of Your Personal Data Outside of the European Economic Area” further down in this Policy for more information, including on how we safeguard your personal data when this occurs.
We will never share your personal data with other third parties except under these circumstances. We do not sell or rent your personal data to any third party for direct marketing purposes or any other purpose.
Email Communications and Compliance with Anti-Spam Laws
7dish manages our mailing list internally. We use Mailchimp to manage our mailing list and send out our newsletter and to send out promotional emails (the “Email Service Provider”). Personal data (your email address) is transferred to the Email Service Provider in order to have emails sent out properly. Your personal data is only used to send out emails; the Email Service Provider does not use this personal data for any other purpose and will not transfer or sell your personal data to any other third party.
You may unsubscribe from 7dish’s newsletter and promotional mailing list at any time, by following the link at the bottom of the 7dish emails. Other types of emails, such as transactional, relational, and other emails related to your account will not have an opt-out option, as they are necessary for the use of the Services.
7dish’s practices with respect to its emails are designed to be compliant with anti-spam laws, including, but not limited to, the law unofficially called “CASL”, or Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (S.C. 2010, c. 23) and the American CAN-SPAM Act of 2003. If you believe you have received email in violation of these laws, please contact our Privacy Officer using the contact information further up in this Policy.
Limited Gathering of Information for Statistical, Analytical and Security Purposes
7dish automatically collects certain information using the “Third-Party Analytics Programs” Google Analytics, Segment, Mixpanel, Microsoft Clarity and UserReport to help us understand more about our Website visitors and Platform users and how they use the Website and the Platform, but none of this information identifies you personally, except via an alphanumeric string. For example, each time you visit the Website or the Platform, we automatically collect (as applicable) your IP address, browser and computer or device type, access times, the web page from which you came, the web page(s) or content you access, and other related information. We use information collected in this manner only to better understand your needs and the needs of Website visitors and Platform users in the aggregate. 7dish also makes use of information gathered for statistical purposes to keep track of the number of visits to the Website and the Platform, the specific pages visited on the Website and the Platform, and the number of Platform users, with a view to introducing improvements to the Website, Platform, Services and our marketing activities.
Tracking Technology ("Cookies") and Related Technologies on the Website
7dish uses tracking technology (“cookies” and related technology such as tags, pixels and web beacons) on the Website and the Platform. Cookies are small text files placed on your computer or device when you visit a website or use an internet-connected service, in order to track use of the site or service and to improve the user experience by storing certain data on your computer or device. By visiting the Website, the Platform or using the Services, you agree to their use, but only if you consent to such use when visiting the Website or the Platform for the first time and clicking OK on the cookie banner.
How We Protect Your Personal Data
We have implemented very strict technical and organisational procedures for ensuring that, by default, only personal data which are necessary for each specific purpose of the processing are processed by us. These procedures prevent your personal data from being lost; or used or accessed in any unauthorised way. Examples of such procedures include restricted access to offices, training of personnel, using passwords and well-defined internal policies and information technology practices.
We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable supervisory authority of a suspected data security breach where the Data Protection Laws require us to do so, and within the time frame required by the applicable Data Protection Law.
7dish uses only industry best practices (physical, electronic and procedural) in keeping any data collected (including personal data) secure. In addition, we use third-party vendors and hosting partners to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology required to operate the Website and the Platform, and these third parties have been selected for their high standards of security, both electronic and physical.
All information, including personal data, when transferred via the Website and the Platform is done with encryption using Secure Sockets Layer (“SSL”) or Transport Layer Security (“TLS”), robust security standards for internet data transfer. You can use your browser to check 7dish’s valid SSL security certificate on the Website.
Transfer of Your Personal Data Outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) and the U.K.
For our European and British users, we endeavour to keep your personal data inside the EEA or the U.K. (as applicable). However, certain of our data processors (and 7dish) are in other countries where your personal data may be transferred. However, these countries are limited to countries with particular circumstances that protect your data, specifically:
That’s it. You have the right, however, to refuse to have your data transferred outside the EEA or the U.K. Please contact our Privacy Officer to make that request. Please note that making this request may prevent you from being able to use a portion or all of the Website or the Platform.
Supervisory Authorities and Complaints
If you are in the EEA or U.K., under the GDPR, you have the right to make a complaint to the appropriate supervisory authority. If you are not satisfied with the response received or the actions taken by our Privacy Officer, or if you would like to make a complaint directly about 7dish’s data practices, we invite you to contact the supervisory authority in your country. For example, if you are in the U.K., you should contact the Information Commissioner’s Office who is the supervisory authority. You can reach them in a variety of ways, including by phone (0303 123 1113 in the UK) and mail (Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF). If you are in France, you should contact the Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés who is the supervisory authority there. Their contact information can be found here.
The full listing of all Data Protection Authorities (the supervisory authorities) across the EEA can be found here.
If you are in Canada and you are not satisfied with the response received or the actions taken by our Privacy Officer, you can make a complaint to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. Instructions on how to do so can be found on their website. In Québec you can make a complaint to the Commission d’accès à l’information, with the instructions for contacting them on their website.
Your personal data will only be kept for as long as it is necessary for the purpose needed for that processing. For example, we will only retain your Account Information for as long as you seek to maintain your account on the Platform.
7dish does not use any automated decision-making processes in providing the Services.
Children’s Privacy Statement
The Services are not intended for children under the age of 14. We do not knowingly collect any Personal Information from a child under 14. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received Personal Information from a person under the age of 14 through the Services, we will delete such information from our records.
The date at the top of this page indicates when this Policy was last updated. Because Data Protection Laws are constantly evolving, every now and then we will have to update this Policy. You can always find the most updated version at this URL. If we make significant changes to the Policy, we will always post a notice on the Website, and if we have your email address, we will also email you to tell you the Policy has been updated, and what the important changes are.