We may update this policy from time to time, and we will notify you about any significant changes in the way we treat your personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your EpicureDelight account or by placing a prominent notice on our website.
Understanding How Information Is Collected on EpicureDelight.com:
We use technologies such as cookies, web beacons, and server logs to collect information about how you interact with EpicureDelight.com. This includes details of your visits to the site and access times. We may also obtain information about your internet connection, including the operating system and browser type you use, as well as the language setting of your computer or device.
We may also collect information based on your behaviors and preferences while using the site, including what topics you read about, which recipes you view or download, how often you visit, and what other websites or apps you visit before or after EpicureDelight.com. This information is used to understand our users better so we can improve our services and provide tailored content.
EpicureDelight may also collect personal information such as your name, email address, and postal address when you register for an account or subscribe to any of our newsletters. We may use this information to contact you about products or services that we think may be of interest to you.
Finally, we may collect additional information from third-party sources such as social media platforms to enhance our ability to serve you better. For example, we may use your Facebook profile information to suggest recipes or articles that we think are relevant and interesting. We may also collect reviews from other users in order to provide a more comprehensive view of the products or services offered on our site.
Information You May Choose to Provide to Us
We may ask you to provide additional information about yourself in order to access certain services on EpicureDelight, such as creating a profile or joining our mailing list. This information can include your name, date of birth, gender, email address, and postal address. You may also choose to provide us with other optional information such as your dietary preferences or interests in particular topics.
We may use this information to personalize your experience on our website, such as suggesting recipes or articles that we think are relevant to you. We will not share this information with third parties without your consent.
Information That Is Automatically Collected When You Visit EpicureDelight.com:
When you visit EpicureDelight.com, our servers automatically collect information about your IP address and the pages that you view. This information is used to help us understand how visitors use our site, so that we can optimize it for the best user experience possible.
Information You Provide:
If you choose to sign up for a newsletter, create an account on EpicureDelight.com or purchase products from our store, we may collect additional information from you such as your name, email address and payment information.
Sharing Personal Information
EpicureDelight.com does not share or sell personal information to third parties without your consent. We may disclose aggregated statistical data about our visitors and customers; however, these statistics will never include any personally identifiable information.
EpicureDelight.com employs industry-standard practices to protect user data, including encryption and secure socket layer technology (SSL). We also use a secure server for processing payments, so you can rest assured that your credit card information is protected from unauthorized access at all times.
How We May Use Information We Collect
We may use the information we collect for a variety of business purposes, including:
- To provide our products and services to you.
- To process payment transactions.
- To send promotional emails to those who have opted in to receive them.
- To improve our products and services.
- For internal business purposes such as data analytics, to improve the user experience on our website, and for marketing and promotional purposes.
We may also use your Personal Information in other ways for which we provide specific notice at the time of collection or as otherwise authorized by applicable law.
We will not sell, rent, or lease your Personal Information to third parties unless you have given us your consent to do so. However, we may transfer Personal Information to third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, as long as those parties agree to keep the information confidential and secure.
We may also release your information when we believe it is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
We have the right to access and/or disclose Personal Information and other information we maintain when required by law or based on a good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to: (i) comply with legal process served on us; (ii) protect our rights and property; or (iii) act in an emergency to protect the safety of our users, customers, or the public.
If you have any questions about how your Personal Information is used, please contact us at [email protected].
Data Retention and Access
We retain your Personal Information for as long as necessary to provide you with the services and products requested, to fulfill any legal obligations we have, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
You have certain rights relating to your Personal Information. These include the right to request access to or deletion of your information that is collected through this website. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at [email protected].
We will retain your information as long as necessary to provide you with our services or until the expiration of applicable legal retention periods or unless you request that we delete it. When we no longer need to use your Personal Information, we will either delete it securely or de-identify it. We will also delete it upon your request or when you withdraw your consent for us to use it, provided we do not need to keep the information for legal purposes. You may withdraw your consent at any time by emailing us at [email protected].
Your Choices Regarding Your Information
You may cancel your account or unsubscribe from our emails at any time. You can also opt-out of certain types of communications, such as promotional emails, by following the instructions in those emails.
If you have provided us with Personal Information and would like to request that we delete it, please contact us at [email protected]. However, please note that we may not be able to delete all of your Personal Information, as certain information may be necessary for us to provide you with our products or services or to comply with applicable legal obligations.
You have the right to access, update and correct inaccuracies in your Personal Information at any time by emailing us at [email protected] and/or logging into your account on our website.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of children, and we do not knowingly collect personal data from anyone under the age of 18. If you become aware that a child has provided personal information to us without parental consent, please contact us at [email protected] so that we may take appropriate action.
Finally, if you are a California resident, please refer to our California Consumer Privacy Act Notice for more information on your rights and how to exercise them.
How We Protect Personal Data
We take reasonable measures to protect Personal Information we collect from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We use technical and organizational security measures such as encryption technology, firewalls, and other appropriate technologies to help ensure the safety of your information. However, no data transmission over the Internet or our website is 100% secure. As a result, we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to us and we will not be liable for any or all breaches of security.
We also require our service providers that process Personal Information on our behalf to comply with similar industry-standard security measures. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of your account has been compromised), please contact us immediately at [email protected].
Links From EpicureDelight.com to Other Websites
At EpicureDelight.com, we may provide links to third-party websites, applications, and services for your convenience and information. If you access those links, you will leave our website. We do not control those third parties or their privacy practices, which may differ from ours. We do not endorse or make any representations about third-party websites or any information, software, products or materials found there. If you access any third-party websites linked from our website, you do so at your own risk. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of such sites before providing them with information.
We take protecting the privacy of children seriously. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from anyone under the age of 18 without parental consent. If we become aware that a child has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete it in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 18 has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us at [email protected] so that we may take appropriate action.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We comply with California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA), a law designed to protect your privacy and online rights. If you are a California resident, you may have certain additional rights as set forth in our California Consumer Privacy Act Notice.
Questions or Comments
Contact Information for Data Protection Authorities
If you are concerned with how we process your personal information, or have any other privacy-related concerns, you may contact your local data protection authority. Each EU member state has its own data protection authority, and the list of authorities can be found here: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/data-protection-eu_en#contact. You may also contact the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office at https://ico.org.uk/, or any other applicable data protection authority in the country where you live, work, or where your rights have been infringed.
We are always striving to improve our services and welcome any feedback from our users. If you have suggestions for how we can better protect your personal data, please do not hesitate to let us know by emailing us at [email protected]. Your input is invaluable and helps keep our platform safe and secure. Thank you for being part of the EpicureDelight community!