What We Gather
Our Web server may automatically collect information from our visitor’s computer and browser, including the internet protocol (IP) address, information about the web page that was accessed immediately prior to visiting our site, and cookies. A cookie is a small text file that is sent to your Web browser from a Web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. When you visit this site, a cookie may be sent to your computer. You can control whether or not you want to accept cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser. We may also collect personal information that visitors voluntarily provide to us, such as the names and e-mail addresses of those who send us correspondence through an online contact form or otherwise, sign up for mailings, or submit recipes and stories.
How We Use the Information We Gather
We may use the information that visitors provide us to respond to correspondence, improve the content of our site, inform visitors of new products and services, and for informational or other developmental purposes.
We may use the information collected by our Web servers to analyze traffic patterns, record session information, store visitors’ preferences and identify sources of web traffic to the site.
We may also use the information we collect to investigate, prevent or take action against suspected illegal activities, problems with this site, or as required by law. We may use the information for legal proceedings, such as responding to subpoenas, court orders, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims. In the event that our company or its assets are acquired by or merged with a third party, the information collected by our site may be one of the assets transferred.
Sites Not Covered By This Policy
Our web hosting company uses industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving consumer information exchanged with our site. Our web hosting company has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site. Although we believe that our web hosting company provides appropriate security measures, we are not responsible for the practices, actions or inactions of that company.
Changes to this Policy
Questions or Additional Information
If you have any questions about this Policy, or if you would like additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us at the address identified above.
Last Updated: August 24, 2009