Privacy Policy

We take your right to privacy seriously and want you to feel comfortable when using Gourmetsharing Website. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of personal information (referred to as "Data" below) we receive and collect when you use Gourmetsharing, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard information. This Policy does not apply to other entities that Gourmetsharing does not own or control or persons that are not our employees, agents or within our control. Please take time to read our Terms of Use as well.

1. Personal information and other data that we collect

Our registration process requires only a valid e-mail address, a unique user ID and password and your gender. Providing us with other information is at your option. Please take note that your user name, e-mail address, or your submissions that you make on Gourmetsharing Website may contain your real name or other personally identifiable information and, as a result, may appear on Gourmetsharing Website. We may also automatically receive general information that is contained in our server log files such as your IP address and cookie information.

2. Use of Data

We may use Data to customize and improve your user experience on Gourmetsharing Website. We will make efforts so that your Data will not be provided to third parties unless (i) provided for otherwise in this Privacy Policy; (ii) we obtain your consent, such as when you choose to opt-in or opt-out to the sharing of Data; (iii) a service provided on Gourmetsharing Website requires the interaction with or is provided by a third party, by way of example an Application Service Provider; (iv) pursuant to legal process or law enforcement; (v) we find that your use of this site violates our this Policy, Terms of Use, other usage guidelines or as deemed reasonably necessary by us to protect our legal rights and/or property; (vi) this site is purchased by a third party whereby that third party will be able to use the Data in the same manner as we can as set forth in this Policy. In the event you choose to use links that appear on our site to visit other web sites, you are advised to read the privacy policies that appear on those sites.

3. Cookies

We set and use cookies to enhance your user experience, such as retaining your personal settings. Advertisements may appear on our web site and, if so, may set and access cookies on your computer and is subject to the privacy policy of those parties providing the advertisement. However, the companies serving the advertising do not have access to our cookies. These companies usually use non-personally identifiable or anonymous codes to obtain information about your visits to our site.

4. Editing Your Account Information.

You may update or correct your personal profile information and email preferences at any time by visiting your account profile page.

5. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may make changes to this Policy from time to time. We will be notifying you of substantial changes to this Policy either by posting a prominent announcement on our site and/or by sending a message to the e-mail address you have provided to us that is contained within your user account.

6. No guarantees

While this Privacy Policy states our standards for maintenance of Data and we will make efforts to meet them, we are not in a position to guarantee these standards. There may be factors beyond our control that may result in disclosure of data. As a consequence, we disclaim any warranties or representations relating to maintenance or nondisclosure of Data.

7. Contact Information

If you have additional questions about this Policy, please feel free to contact us.