The Kitchen Buzzz Respects Your Privacy. Please read this Policy carefully.
Personally Identifiable Information
The Kitchen Buzzz makes every effort to offer the visitors to this Site the many advantages of Internet technology and to provide interactive and personalized experiences. At various locations on our Site, such as when you subscribe to, contact us, participate in promotions, surveys, bulletin boards, message boards, article, page or recipe comment areas, SMS text messaging, mobile alerts & mobile updates, The Kitchen Buzzz may request that you voluntarily supply it with “Personally Identifiable Information” which includes your name, home address, telephone number, gender, birth date, email address or credit card information). If you decide not to provide us with your Personally Identifiable Information, you can still access our Site but you may be unable to participate in certain things, or receive information about certain products or services offered through our Site.
What does The Kitchen Buzzz do with Personally Identifiable Information collected on the Site?
The Kitchen Buzzz may collect and use the Personally Identifiable Information you voluntarily provide to improve your visit and deliver ore individualized content and advertising. For example, we may use Personally Identifiable Information collected on the Site to communicate with you about our products and services offered by The Kitchen Buzzz and our affiliates and partners and other topics we think you might find of interest; the administration of sweepstakes, contests or other promotions; and to process e-commerce transactions. In addition, we may use your Personally Identifiable Information to keep you up to date on the latest product and event announcements, culinary classes and courses, restaurant openings, special events, visits to farmers’ markets, food and wine sites, hotels and resorts, tours or vacations (domestic and international), book signings, appearances and for communicating other information we think you would like to hear about. We may also use that information to contact you, for example, to answer a question or respond to a comment you have submitted, request feedback, distribute our newsletters, notify the winner(s) of any promotions sponsored by us or conducted through the Site and allow participation in interactive media.
Information Concerning Minors/Children
Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, we do not knowingly request or accept Personally Identifiable Information from children under the age of eighteen (18) without parental and verifiable consent. I we learn that Personally Identifiable Information of persons under eighteen (18) years of age has been collected on our Site, we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.
This Policy is Exclusive to The Kitchen Buzzz
Please not that this Policy applies exclusively only to information collected by The Kitchen Buzzz online and does not impact information collected or used by The Kitchen Buzzz, its related companies or its affiliates through other means.
What sort of Personally Identifiable Information does The Kitchen Buzzz collect on its Site?
How we collect and store your information depends on the page you are visiting, the activities in which you elect to participate and the services provided. For instance, in order to participate in certain activities on our Site and enjoy special benefits offered to you, you are required to sign in by providing your name, postal address and email address. You may be asked to create a Username and password. You may also be asked to provide Personally Identifiable Information in connection with sweepstakes, contests, and similar promotions on our Site, as well as in connection with surveys and other Site activities.
Visitors who wish to purchase products or services from our Site will also be asked to provide their shipping and/or delivery (if different from the postal address) addresses, telephone number and credit card information.
The Site’s visitors who choose to share ideas and thoughts about various topics with the public, should be mindful that any information posted on The Kitchen Buzzz will become public information and will be available to other visitors to the Site. Accordingly, if you choose to participate and post information in any “Comment” section of our Site, please use discretion.
Does The Kitchen Buzzz collect other information about visitors to its Site?
The Kitchen Buzzz constantly seeks to make improvements to its Site. As part of these efforts, we at The Kitchen Buzzz collect and analyze certain “Aggregate Information” (information that does not allow us to identify a specific individual such as demographic information, purchase categories (e.g., culinary classes, courses, kitchen appliances or furnishings, travel services), or visitors using a particular browser to access the Site) about how visitors use the Site.
When you visit our Site, we may collect various types of technical data. This data includes (but is not limited to) domain and/or Web browser information. We may track which website you visited before arriving at our Site and the website you link to when you leave our Site. We may also keep a record of which pages of the Site you visit, and how long you spend on each page.
What does The Kitchen Buzzz do with Aggregate Information collected on its Site?
Aggregate Information collected on our Site may be used and disclosed in any way. For example, we may collect and analyze collected Aggregate Information to determine how many visitors arrived at certain pages of the Site, how long they stayed on those pages, and where they went afterwards. This information allows us to determine which pages might be the most interesting to our visitors and enables us to provide them with a better and richer experience on the Site. Additionally, we may use Aggregate Information to improve the performance of our Site, and to customize the content and layout of our Site pages for you.
As a further example, occasionally, we share Aggregate Information with third parties, such as our advertisers and business partners, for marketing and promotional purposes. Aggregate Information obtained from your use of the Site may also be used to inform you of new areas of the Site and product specials.
We may supplement Aggregate Information collected from the Site with similar information obtained from our affiliates, companies with whom we have marketing or other business relationships, and other third party sources.
Please note that certain Aggregate Information may be linked with Personally Identifiable Information Any such linked information will be treated as Personally Identifiable Information for the purposes of this Policy as long as it is so linked.
Does The Kitchen Buzzz share information with other companies?
Third parties provide certain activities and services available on the Site. We may share your Personally Identifiable Information with third parties for the purpose of enabling such third parties to provide such activities, services or products. For example, if you choose to purchase a product from us, we may use outside vendors to process your credit card, or to process and ship the order to you. In these instances, we would need to provide certain Personally Identifiable Information, such as your credit card information and shipping address, to these vendors.
We may operate sweepstakes, contests and similar promotions throughout our Site. We customarily ask you for certain Personally Identifiable Information when you enter and, if applicable, win a contest or other promotion. We reserve the right to share this Personally Identifiable Information with our third party sponsors of such sweepstakes, contests or promotions (regardless of whether or not it is hosted by us), or otherwise in accordance with the rules applicable to such sweepstake, contest or promotion. You should carefully review the rules of each contest and promotion in which you participate throughout the Site, as they may contain additional important information about The Kitchen Buzzz’s sponsor or sponsor’s use of your Personally Identifiable Information. To the extent that the terms and conditions of these rules concerning the treatment of your Personally Identifiable Information conflict with this Policy, the terms and conditions of these rules shall control.
We use an email delivery and marketing company to send emails that you have agreed to receive, in which case we will provide certain Personally Identifiable Information, including your email address, to the marketing company.
We reserve the right to share both Personally Identifiable Information and Aggregate Information with other The Kitchen Buzzz businesses, affiliates, related companies and subsidiaries. We also share Personally Identifiable Information about visitors with third-party companies with whom we have a marketing or other business relationship.
In the event there is a change in the company, corporate or business structure of The Kitchen Buzzz such as, but not limited to, merger, consolidation, sale, liquidation, or transfer of substantial assets, The Kitchen Buzzz may, in its sole discretion, transfer, sell or assign information collected on and throughout this Site, including without limitation, Personally Identifiable Information concerning visitors, to one or more affiliated or unaffiliated third parties.
If I link to another website and provide information to that website, how will that information be handled?
How does The Kitchen Buzzz protect the information I provide to the Site?
We take reasonable precautions to safeguard the Personally Identifiable Information transmitted between visitors and the Site and the Personally Identifiable Information stored on our servers. We use Secured Socket Layers encryption for the transmission of data to our servers during member registration, sign-in and order checkout. Unfortunately, no method of transmitting or storing data over the Internet can be guaranteed to you to be 100% secure. As a result, although we strive to protect your Personally Identifiable Information, we cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to us through or in connection with the Site. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), you must immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the unlikely even that we believe that the security of your Personally Identifiable Information in our possession or control may have been compromised, we may seek to notify you of that development. If a notification is, in our sole discretion, appropriate, we would endeavor to do so as quickly as possible under the circumstances, and, to the extent we have your email address, we may notify you by email.
If you receive an email or other correspondence requesting that you provide any sensitive information (including your Site password or credit card information) via email or to a website that does not seem to be affiliated with our Site, or that otherwise seems suspicious to you, please do not provide such information, and report such request immediately to us at email@example.com.
What are my “opt-out” choices?
You may choose not to receive promotional emails or electronic newsletters from us by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, specifying the particular email list(s) from which you wish to be removed.
We will respond to a request made as promptly as practicable. Even if you choose to stop receiving promotional emails from us, we may still contact you to tell you important information about the Site or us.
However, please note that if you “opt out” as described above, we will not be able to remove Personally Identifiable Information about you from the databases of affiliates or third parties with which we have already shared such Personally Identifiable Information (i.e., to which we have already provided Personally Identifiable Information as of the date of your opt-out request). If you wish to cease receiving marketing messages from such affiliates or third parties, please contact such affiliates or third parties directly or utilize the opt-out mechanisms set forth in their respective privacy policies or marketing messages.
Can I review or change information in “Account Settings”?
Yes. If you want to review, correct, or change Personally Identifiable Information, please send an email to email@example.com.
Where will The Kitchen Buzzz store and maintain my Personally Identifiable Information?
We maintain this Site in the United States of America (hereinafter referred to as “the U.S.A.”). By providing Personally Identifiable Information and other information to this Site, you understand and consent to the collection, use, processing and transfer of such information to the U.S.A. and other countries or territories, which may not offer the same level of data protection as the U.S.A., in accordance with the terms of this Policy.
How can I contact The Kitchen Buzzz?
We can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions or comments about this Policy, please feel free to contact us.
The Kitchen Buzzz reserves the right to change this Policy at any time. We will announce any such change by posting the revised draft of this Policy on the Site. You can determine when this Policy was last amended by referring to the “Last Updated” information at the top of this page. By continuing to use the Site following such changes, you will be deemed to have agreed to such changes. If you do not agree with the terms of this Policy, please do not continue using this Site.
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