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Privacy Policy
 

Our Commitment To Privacy

DishandDine.com (the "Site") is owned and operated by Stone House Web Ventures LLC("Stone House", "we" or "us"). Your privacy is important to us. This Privacy Policy explainsour information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Site.



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 privacy@dishanddine.com.

 

Please note that your removal from these communications will only apply to the sharing of your information in the future and not to information that may have already been shared with third parties, as provided in this Privacy Policy. You may need to contact third parties that may contact you directly to request not to receive future communications. We may use third parties to help us operate our business or the Site and administer activities on our behalf, and may share your personally identifiable information with these contractors for those limited purposes. The user name and password you create during registration is used to log on to the Site. Your user name will appear with all postings on the Site and personal messages. User names and corresponding point totals will appear in leaderboards on the Site. We may use non-personally identifiable information and aggregate information for internal purposes and to help us interact with Site users. We may also share it with third parties to illustrate trends and patterns. If we are sold to or merge with another company, or if we declare bankruptcy, some or all of the information collected from you may be transferred to a third party as a result of the transfer of assets. We may also disclose your information when we determine it is necessary to comply with applicable laws or to protect our interests and safety and those of other visitors to the Site.



Security

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.



Links

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.



Community Functions

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.



Personal Messaging

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.



Changes To The Privacy Policy

Any changes to the Privacy Policy will be posted on this page so we encourage you to check it regularly. Your continued use of the Site following any changes will constitute your acceptance of such changes.



How To Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, we can be contacted at:

 

Stone House Web Ventures LLC

20 North Main Street

South Norwalk, CT 06854
privacy@dishanddine.com

(203) 831-9730