Our Policy describes how we treat personal information on the websites where it is located. This includes www.fourthmeal.com, www.catinabell.com, www.feedthebeat.com. and www.tacobellforteens.org. It also applies to our mobile and social media apps.

This policy does not apply to the websites and practices of Yum! Brands, Inc. or other members of Yum! Brands like Pizza Hut or KFC.It also does not apply to the practices of Yum Brands subsidiaries or other affiliates.This policy also does not describe the activities of any Taco Bell franchisees.

 

Hey Taco Bell, what information do you collect?

Contact information. For example, we might collect your name and street address if you sign up for our emails. We might also collect your phone number or email address.

Payment information. For example, we collect your gift card number to check your balance.We may also collect your credit card information.

Information you submit or post. We collect the information you post in a public space on our website.

Demographic information. We may collect information like your gender and age.We may also collect information about a Taco Bell you visited.We might collect this when you give us customer feedback.

Other information.If you use our website, we may collect information about the browser you’re using. We might look at what site you came from, or what site you visit when you leave us. If you use our mobile app, we may collect your GPS location. We might look at how often you use the app and where you downloaded it.

 

And how do you collect it?

We collect information directly from you. For example, if you sign up for our emails or enter a sweepstakes. We also collect information if you make a purchase or fill out an online survey.

We collect information from you passively. We use tracking tools like browser cookies and web beacons. We also collect information from our mobile apps.

We get information about you from third parties. For example, our business partners may give us information about you. Social media platforms may also give us information about you.

 

How do you use the info?

We use information to respond to your requests or questions. For example, we might use your information to respond to your customer feedback.We may use your friend’s email address if you use our send-a-friend feature.

We use information to improve our products and services. We may use your information to make our website and products better. We might use your information to customize your experience with us. We may combine information we get from you with information about you we get from third parties.

We use information for security purposes. We may use information to protect our company, our customers, and our websites.

We use information for marketing purposes. For example, we might send you information about new products and special offers. We might tell you about new features or updates. These might be third party offers or products we think you might find interesting.If you register with us, we’ll enroll you in our email newsletter.We may also use push notifications on our mobile apps.

We use information to communicate with you about your account or our relationship. We may contact you about your account or feedback. We might also contact you about this Policy or our website Terms.

We use information to talk to parents or guardians to get permission. We may use contact information to get permission from parents for children who want to use our site.

We use information as otherwise permitted by law.

 

What about sharing with third parties?

We may share information within the Yum! Brand family of companies. This includes KFC, Pizza Hut, WingStreet, and Yum Restaurants International. This also includes future subsidiaries or affiliates.For a full list visit http://www.yum.com/brands/.

We may share information with third parties who perform services on our behalf. For example, we share information with vendors who send emails for us.We may also share information with companies that operate our websites or run a promotion.

We may share information with our business partners. For example, we will share information with third parties who co-sponsor a promotion or operate our “store finder” service. These partners may send you information about events and products by mail or email.

We may share information if we think we have to in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves. For example, we will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena. We may share it if a government agency or investigatory body requests. We might share information when we are investigating potential fraud.This might include fraud we think has happened during a sweepstakes or promotion.

We may share information with any successor to all or part of our business. For example, if part of our business was sold we may give our customer list as part of that transaction.

We may share information for other reasons we may describe to you.

Do I have certain choices about sharing and marketing practices?

You can opt out of receiving our marketing emails. To stop receiving our promotional emails, email us at unsubscribe@tacobell.com or follow the instructions in any promotional message you get from us. Even if you opt out of getting marketing messages, we will still send you messages about your questions and purchases.

You can control if we share information with third parties for their marketing purposes. To opt out of having us share your information with third parties for their promotional purposes, click here. Your opt-out will be effective until you revoke it.Your opt-out will only affect the future sharing of information and will not be retroactive.

You can control cookies and tracking tools. To learn how to manage how we – and our vendors – use cookies and other tracking tools, please click here.

You can control tools on your mobile devices. For example, you can turn off the GPS locator or push notifications on your phone.To modify the push notifications you get from our app, you can alter your preferences in your profile.

 

What does the policy have to say about children?

Our sites and apps are meant for adults. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 without permission from a parent or guardian. If you are a parent or legal guardian and think your child under 13 has given us information, you can email us. You can also write to us at the address listed at the end of this policy. Please mark your inquiries “COPPA Information Request.”

Parents, you can learn more about how to protect children's privacy on-line here.

 

How safe is my info?

We use standard security measures. Keep in mind that the Internet is never 100% secure because there are always people out there who want to ruin it for everyone. We encourage you to use caution when using the Internet.

We keep personal information as long as it is necessary or relevant for the practices described in this Policy. We also keep information as otherwise required by law.

 

We store information in the United States.

If you live outside of the United States, you understand and agree that we may transfer your information to the United States. Our sites and apps are subject to U.S. laws.

 

We may link to other sites or have third party services on our site we don’t control.

If you click on a link to a third party site, you will be taken to websites we do not control. This policy does not apply to the privacy practices of that website. Read the privacy policy of other websites and insurance carriers carefully. We are not responsible for these third party practices.

Our site may also serve third party content that contains its own cookies or tracking technologies. To learn more, click here. We do not control the use of those technologies.  

 

Feel free to contact us if you have more questions.

If you have any questions about this Policy, please email us at webmaster@tacobell.com.

You can also write to us or call at:    

Taco Bell Corp.
1 Glen Bell Way
Irvine, CA 92618
Phone: (949) 863-4000

 

Stay tuned for updates.

From time to time we may change our privacy policies. We will notify you of any material changes to our Policy as required by law. We will also post an updated copy on our website. Please check our site periodically for updates.


 

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Effective as of 7/11/2006, last updated 11/12/2013

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