Taco Bell® Website Privacy Statement
What information does Taco Bell collect about me on this Site?
Taco Bell collects personally identifiable information that you may voluntarily provide on online forms, which may include: user registration, sweepstakes registration, contact requests, guest comments, send-a-friend features, online surveys, application or other file download pages, and other online and mobile activities. The personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) collected on this Site can include some or all of the following: your name, address, telephone number, e-mail addresses, credit card information, demographic information, and other information you may voluntarily provide or which may be collected as described herein. We will indicate at the time of collection when you have the choice whether or not to disclose Personal Information; however, some parts of the Site and some services may not be available, or may be more difficult to use if you choose not to disclose or have Personal Information shared. From time to time we may give you the option to receive future offers and updates. If you choose to opt-in, we will alert you to new features, special offers, updated information and new services.
What does Taco Bell do with the information collected?
Taco Bell may use your Personal Information for any of the following purposes: (1) to understand the use of the Site and make improvements; (2) to fulfill prizes; (3) to register visitors for online activities such as online ordering, sweepstakes, contests, surveys, employment applications, comment forms, or any other online or mobile interactive activities; (4) to respond to specific requests from visitors; (5) to obtain parental consent from visitors under 18 years of age, when necessary; (6) to provide any necessary notices to visitors or their parent or legal guardians if situations prompt such notification; (7) to protect the security or integrity of the Site if necessary; (8) to send notices of special promotions, offers or solicitations; (9) in general, to promote and market Taco Bell’s business and various products; (10) to respond to your request, including to send your friends messages at your request in send-a-friend features; and (11) as otherwise disclosed, including as may be disclosed at the time we collect your information.
With whom does Taco Bell share information?
Taco Bell is a part of Yum! Brands, Inc. (“Yum Brands”). Yum Brands includes: KFC U.S. Properties, Inc., Taco Bell Corp., Pizza Hut, Inc., WingStreet, LLC, and Yum Restaurants International, Inc. Taco Bell may share Personal Information collected on this Site with any member of Yum Brands and any other future subsidiaries or affiliates. Taco Bell may share Personal Information with third parties under the following circumstances: (i) in connection with a court order, subpoena, government investigation, or when otherwise required by law; (ii) in the event of a corporate sale, merger, acquisition, or similar event; or (iii) when working with third party companies to support the Site’s technical operation or execute a specific promotion or program (such as providing responses to the Guest Comments Page, conduct surveys, maintain a database of visitor information, offer downloadable applications for mobile devices, etc.). If Personal Information is shared with any third party for the purposes of executing a specific promotion or program, it is Taco Bell's policy to enter into written agreements with any third party receiving Personal Information, requiring the third party to comply with Taco Bell’s privacy policies and applicable laws.
What choices do I have about how my information is used and how do I contact Taco Bell?
What security does Taco Bell use on this Site?
Taco Bell uses appropriate technical and procedural security measures to protect this Site and the data submitted by users. We cannot guarantee, however, that our standard measures will not prevent a third party from circumventing our security measures and unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, or where an error may occur in the administration of the Site. As such, Taco Bell recommends that you use caution whenever submitting Personal Information online.
Does Taco Bell's Site link to other sites?
Yes. This Site may contain links to other websites that may not be owned or operated by Taco Bell. Taco Bell cannot control nor is responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other websites, and the terms of this policy do not apply to information collected on those sites. Taco Bell encourages you to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.
In the event that Taco Bell goes through a business transition, such as a merger, another company acquires Taco Bell or its Affiliates, or Taco Bell sells a portion of its assets, your personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred. Thirty days prior to the change of ownership or control, you will be informed of this exchange and its effects via prominent notice on our Site. If as a result of a business transition, your personally identifiable information will be used in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, you will be give the choice to opt-out.
What does Taco Bell do about children on its Site?
Taco Bell's practice is not to collect information from children under 13 (or as otherwise prohibited by law), and Taco Bell does not knowingly collect any Personal Information online from children under 13 (or as otherwise prohibited by law). If you believe we have information about your child, please send an email to email@example.com or a write to Taco Bell® Corp., 1 Glen Bell Way, Irvine, CA 92618, Attention: Webmaster, Children's Online Privacy Act - Information Request, or by calling the webmaster at 949/863-4000. To learn more about how to protect your child online, we suggest you visit www.OnGuardOnline.gov and read the helpful information provided by the FTC at http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/tech/tec08.shtm.
Effective as of 7/11/2006, last updated 4/12/2013