Hey Good Cookin’ LLC, d/b/a/ Hey Good Cookin’, and www.heygoodcookin.com will hereinafter be referred to as “HGC” or “us,” “we,” and “our” in this policy.
We take your privacy seriously. At Hey Good Cookin’, we are committed to protecting your privacy and we acknowledge that you may have concerns regarding the use of personal information. With this policy, we intend to explain how we use the information we have gathered from our visitors and members.
Information We Collect
We ask you to provide us with information that identifies you as an individual, such as your name, email, password, gender, avatar photo, city, state, website, and we ask questions that personalize your profile page. This personal information is collected when you register to become a member; when you voluntarily provide it when using this site; when you disclose it in a public area of the site (such as submitting a comment, review or entering in a contest) and when you communicate with us.
Non-personal information is information that does not identify you as an individual. Non-personal information includes information such as your browser type, the URL of the previous Web site you visited, the Web pages and advertisements you view or select, and the types of services you use.
About the Information We Collect
When you register with HGC and submit personal information to create a profile for yourself, other Hey Good Cookin’ users will see your username. If you choose to provide additional personal information in your profile, HGC users will see such additional personal information, including, but not limited to, your photo, location, gender, website and a description of yourself that you voluntarily provide which is used to personalize your profile page. Providing additional personal information other than what is “required” to be a user on HGC is voluntary and should correlate with the degree of interaction you want to have with HGC users. We recommend that you guard and refrain from disclosing any information you consider sensitive and confidential.
In the future, we may decide to engage third parties to perform services in connection with the operation of our business. Examples of these services include payment processing and authorization, fraud protection and credit risk reduction, marketing and promotional material distribution, web site evaluation and data analysis. We will need to provide personal information to these third parties, but we will authorize them to use this information only in connection with the services they perform.
On HGC we will gather and store certain types of information you provide to us through our website, contests, or other data gathering methods. We will use the contact information to communicate effectively with you and to create a more personalized experience for you on HGC. We may also use your personal information to include you on mailing lists to advertise and promote our services. In addition, we may disclose your personal information when we believe in good faith that it is required by any applicable law or legal process, or if we believe we need to disclose it to protect or enforce our rights or the rights of our members, users, or other third parties.
We may disclose non-personal information in connection with improving the services we offer and facilitating our marketing efforts. In addition, we may combine your non-personal information that relates to your use of heygoodcookin.com with that of other users to determine which areas of HGC are most popular, and how our features are being used. By collecting this aggregate Information and analyzing it, we can use it to improve HGC. We may disclose aggregate Information in connection with improving the services we offer and facilitating our marketing efforts.
HGC users will have the option of adjusting two privacy settings within their profile page. Users may show/hide their recipes and allow for public or private settings when messaging other users.
Participation in groups is voluntary and all comments or discussions are subject to public view by members of that group only. Groups will not be moderated by HGC representatives and members assume all liability and responsibility for their comments and participation in group discussions. Any member of a group that uses group discussions in any manner which violates the privacy of another member should be reported to HGC immediately.
Hey Good Cookin’ may sell, transfer, assign, share or otherwise engage in a transaction that involves some or all of our assets, including any or all of the information described in this Policy, in the course of a corporate merger, acquisition, joint venture, bankruptcy, dissolution, reorganization, or any other similar transaction or proceeding.
Hey Good Cookin’ is not directed to children under 18 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personally information from children under 18. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with personal information without their consent, he or she should contact us. If we become aware that a child under 18 has provided us with personal information, we will delete such information from our files.
Although we will use reasonable efforts to safeguard the privacy of your information, transmissions on the Internet cannot be made absolutely secure. Accordingly, we assume no responsibility or liability for disclosure of any of your information due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third-party access or other causes beyond our reasonable control. Further, we will make any legally required disclosures of any breach of the security, confidentiality or integrity of your personal information.
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If you have any questions about this policy, please use our contact us form.