Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Privacy

We respect the privacy of your information. We provide this explanation about our online information practices as a show of our commitment to protect your privacy.

We do not sell or share in any other way use personally-identifying information collected during your use of our website without your permission.

The Information We Collect

You do not have to provide any information to us to use our website. If you subscribe to our newsletter, we will ask for and retain your email address. If you contribute to our recipe collection, we will ask for and store your name, physical address, email address, and phone number. We use this information to contact you and to enhance and customize your experience using our website. We do not share this information with any third party.

We may ask you for personally-identifying information at other times, such as if you enter into a promotion, communicate with us, or complete a survey. If you opt-in to receive information regarding a promotion, you give us your permission to share your name and e-mail address with the third party offering the promotion.

In addition, we automatically gather general statistical information about our website and visitors, such as IP addresses, browsers, pages viewed, number of visitors, goods and services purchased, etc., but in doing so we do not reference you by individual name, e-mail address, home address, or telephone number. We use this data in the aggregate to determine how much our customers use parts of our site so we can improve our site. We may provide this statistical information to third parties, but when we do so we do not provide personally-identifying information without your permission.

As part of our service, we may use “cookies” to store and sometimes track information about you. Some features of our site may be available only through the use of a cookie. A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Generally, we use cookies to remind us who you are and enable us to access your account information so you do not have to re-enter it; gather statistical information about usage by registered or unregistered users, research visiting patterns, and help target advertisements based on user interests; assist our retail partners track visits and process orders; and track progress and participation in promotions. In some instances, our retail partners and advertisers appearing at our site may use their own cookies. Preference and options configurations in your browser determine if and how a cookie will be accepted. You can change those configurations on your computer if you desire. By changing your preferences, you can accept all cookies, you can be notified when a cookie is set, or you can reject all cookies. If you do so and cookies are disabled, you may be required to re-enter your information more often and certain features of our site may be unavailable.

The Way We Use Information

We use your personally-identifying information to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to statistically analyze site usage, to improve our content and food offerings and to customize our site’s content, layout, and services.

We may use your information to deliver information to you that, in some cases, is targeted to your interests, such as new services and promotions. You can opt out of recievng this information when you provide the information, or by linking to our website and using the unsubscribe information. We may ask you to provide us voluntarily with additional information regarding your personal or business interests, experience or requests, which we may use to customize our service for you.

We use your e-mail address, your mailing address, and phone number to contact you regarding communications relevant to your use of the site. We will not send you promotions or announcements unless you give us permission to do so. You can opt out of receiving such contact by so indicating in your registration or contacting us at any time.

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to manage our Website and to enhance our site based on the usage pattern data we receive.

Security

We employ reasonable and current security methods to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of information. No data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be perfectly secure. As a result, while we try to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.

How You Can Update, Correct or Delete Your Information

You can access the information that we collect online and maintain through normal updating methods. To update, correct or delete this information, you can contact [link page or access information]. Your account can be deleted or deactivated, but doing so will result in your not being able to access member services.

During the normal course of doing business, we will continue to share your information among our business units, our affiliates and unaffiliated third parties as necessary in order to service your accounts with us.

Third Party Advertisers

To try and bring you offers that are of interest to you, we have relationships with other companies that we allow to place ads on our web pages. As a result of your visit to our site, and if you click to one of these affiliated sites, ad server companies may collect information such as your domain type, your IP address and clickstream information. The companies are not affiliated with us, and we are not responsible for their use of any information you provide. For further information, consult the privacy policies of each specific company by clicking the links posted on our website.

Children Under 13

We have no way of distinguishing the age of individuals who access our website, and so we carry out the same Privacy Policy for individuals of all ages. If a child has provided us with personally-identifying information without parental of guardian consent, the parent or guardian should contact to remove the information and opt out of promotional opportunities.

Changes to Our Policy

This Privacy Policy became effective on Feburary 19th, 2007. Any changes to our Privacy Policy will be communicated to our website at least 30 days in advance of its effective date. Information collected before changes are made will be secured according to the previous Privacy Policy.

Your Consent

By using our website, you consent to the collection and use of this information in the manner we describe.