Our Commitment To Privacy
The Information We Collect
We may collect personally identifiable information from you (such as name and email address) when you register to participate in interactive features on the Site (such as to post comments on or rate a recipe; post tips, reviews or questions; play games; create a profile page; or send messages to members). We may also collect pictures if you post photographs or videos on the Site, or other information you provide for your personal profile (such as location, gender, age and favorite cuisine). We will only collect personally identifiable information that you voluntarily provide to us (such as when you register, post or email us). We will also collect demographic information We may collect other non-personally identifiable information (such as gender and age range) when you register to participate in interactive features on the Site. We may use such non-personally identifiable information for internal purposes. We may automatically collect non-personally identifiable information such as your browsing patterns and Internet Protocol address. Session ID cookies will be used to confirm that registered users are logged into the Site and these session ID cookies will terminate once the user closes the browser. We will also use persistent cookies to store users' login IDs (not their passwords) so that it is easy to log in upon returning to the site. The Site is not intended for use by children. We will not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from visitors to the Site who are under the age of 13.
How We Use Information
We will use your personally identifiable information to create your Site account, to create your profile page, to customize your experience on the Site, to respond to your requests, and to provide you with information you may request. We may use your personally identifiable information to notify you if a posting has been deemed unacceptable and has been removed from the Site, or if we receive a copyright infringement claim about your posting. If you create a personal profile, you may choose to have your personal information posted on the Site and available for viewing by other members. Unless you tell us not to, we may also use your personally identifiable information to contact you with information we believe may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive commercial email messages from us, you can opt-out of receiving such emails through your My Plate profile page available on the Site. Commercial e-mail messages will also provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of receiving this information. Please note, even if you opt-out of receiving promotional and marketing messages from us, we may continue to send you service-related email messages. From time to time we may also share your name and email address with certain select third parties whose products or services we think might be of interest to you. You always have the opportunity to request that your information no longer be shared with these third parties for direct marketing purposes by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
User personal information is only accessible by a limited number of employees who have special access rights to such systems. Any personal information you supply us is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer technology ("SSL") and then stored in our databases to be accessed only as stated above. Protecting your privacy is important to us. We use industry standard technology to protect the security of your information. Unfortunately, no transmission can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we are committed to protecting your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.
The Site may contain links to other websites, including those of advertisers or other third parties whose trademarks may appear on the Site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of the sites to which we link.
The Site may make recipes, comment, ratings, tips, reviews and questions posts; personal profile pages; and other community functions available to its registered users. Remember that any information that you disclose in these areas becomes public information and may be viewed by others. Please exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal, financial or other information. You should use such community functions at your own risk.
The Site may make personal messaging available on the Site to its registered users. Although the contents of personal messages are directed to specific people, the information can be shared with others. Please exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal, financial or other information. You should use such personal messaging at your own risk.
How to Access or Correct Information
You may edit your information on your My Plate profile page at any time. You may also remove your account from the Site if you no longer wish to be registered on the Site.
How To Contact Us
Stone House Web Ventures LLC
20 North Main Street
South Norwalk, CT 06854