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Allboutcuisines has provided this privacy policy because we value your right to privacy. This policy is effective as of JANUARY 1,2013, and governs the collection and use of personal information through this Site on or after this date

 

This policy describes the types of information we collects from iour users and how that information is used. Please read this policy carefully before providing us with any personal information. By using this Site, you agree to our use of your personal information in accordance with this policy. If you do not agree with the terms of this policy, please do not use this Site. 

 

                                                                       The Information we collect.

 

Unregistered users

 

We encourage you to register with us in order to take advantage of  our many personalization features. However, you may choose not to register and take advantage of any feature of our Site where registration is not required.

 

We log your IP address in order to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our Site and track usage statistics. However it would be extremely difficult for us to identify you through your IP address, and we make no attempt to do so. If you reached our Site by clicking on a link or advertisement on another site, then we also log that information. This helps us to maximize our Internet exposure, and to understand the interests of our users. All of this information is collected and used only in the aggregate; that is, it is entered into our database, where we can use it to generate overall reports on our visitors, but not reports about individual visitors.

 

We also place a small file known as a "cookie" on your computer's hard drive. A cookie may contain information that allows us to track your path through our Site and to determine whether you have visited us before. However, unless you register with us, it contains no personally identifiable information that would allow us to identify you. 

 

If you visit our Site by "clicking-through" from a site operated by one of our partners, and you have registered with that partner, then certain information about you that you have provided to that partner may be transmitted to us, however we don't keep it unless you register with us.

 

If you access third party services, such as social media services, through our Web site or before coming to our Web site, we may collect information such as your user name, password, and other information made available to us through those services in order to improve and personalize your use of our Web site.

 

Registered members

 

If you choose to register with us, you'll be able to add content to our Site.We encourage you to register so that you can experience everything that our site has to offer!

 

If you register with us, we will collect personal information from you in addition to the non-personal information described above. That personal information may include the information you manually enter into our forms such as your name, email address, mailing address, telephone number, travel preferences, user name and password or contact information for other people. We may store all or some of that information in a cookie file on your hard drive, so that our system will recognize you each time you visit our site. In that way, we can save your preferences from visit to visit and present you with a customized Web site, without requiring you to log into our Site every time you visit.

 

If you access third party services, such as social media services, through our Web site or before coming to our Web site, we may collect information such as your user name, password, and other information made available to us through those services in order to improve and personalize your use of our Web site. 

 

How we use the personal information we collect.

 

We use the personal information we collect to help both of us! As registering with us allows you to personalize our Site so that it is most useful to you. It also allows you to log into our Site automatically each time you visit, rather than manually typing your user name and password every time. We may also use your personal information to periodically contact you with news or important information and to communications from other allaboutcuisines members, and/or to request your feedback on our Site. In addition to these periodic updates, we may email you additional materials, but only if you specifically request them. These might include opt-in newsletters and other materials that you proactively request from allaboutcuisines.

 

We may also use certain information that you provide in order to present you with advertising that you may find interesting. This benefits both of us. It benefits us because advertising helps pay the bills, and we can charge our advertisers more if they know that their ads will be seen by somebody more likely to find it useful. It benefits you because you see advertising that may actually be interesting to you, rather than annoying.

 

You can cancel your membership with us by e-mailing us. We will send you an e-mail to confirm your request. After we receive confirmation, we will remove your information from our active database, but some information may remain in our archives for an additional period of time before being deleted. 

 

Disclosure of your personal information.

 

Allaboutcuisines does not sell or rent any personal information to any third party. We may aggregate personal information from all of our users and provide that information in the aggregate to other parties, including advertisers, for marketing and promotional purposes. However, if we do so, that information will not be in a form that will allow any third party to identify you personally.

 

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THE LAWS OF UNITED STATES AND MOST COUNTRIES OUTSIDE THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA ARE GENERALLY NOT REGARDED AS PROVIDING "ADEQUATE" DATA PROTECTION AS CONTEMPLATED UNDER ARTICLE 25 OF THE EUROPEAN UNION'S DATA PROTECTION DIRECTIVE (95/46/EC). BY AGREEING TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND USING THE SITE, YOU ARE CONSENTING TO (i) THE TRANSFER OF SUCH PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THESE COUNTRIES (ii) USE IN THAT COUNTRY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS POLICY.

 

Member-to-member communication features.

 

When you sign up on allaboutcuisines, member-to-member communication features are automatically enabled, members can turn off member-to-member features at any time via their member profile, should they wish to do so.

 

If you do participate in these features you agree that:

 

you are willing to accept communication from other allaboutcuisine members

you have already obtained prior consent from contacts in your personal email address book for us to send them such communication on your behalf.

Non-members always have the option to stop receiving further communication from us.

 

We have designed these features to avoid any disclosure of your personal information to other users and to allow you to decline to participate, should you wish to do so. Your e-mail address is never disclosed to other  members or vice versa. 

 

How you can review and update your personal information.

 

You can review and update the personal information you have provided through the registration process by visiting our site. You can access your personal information and, where shown to be incorrect, correct the information.