July 25, 2017

Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Privacy

We, at Culinary Arts Online, value your privacy. In order to better protect your privacy we are providing this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice accessible, we have made it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

The Information We Collect

This privacy notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Culinary Arts Online websites. For example, on some pages, you can order products, register to receive materials or request further information. The types of personal information collected at these pages are (but not limited to):

User Provided Information: You provide certain personally identifiable information (such as your name, address, telephone number, credit card information and email address) to Culinary Arts Online when choosing to participate in various activities on the Culinary Arts Online sites. These activities may include (but are not limited to) posting messages, purchasing items, taking advantage of promotions, responding to surveys, or subscribing to newsletters or other mailing lists.

On some pages, you can submit personally identifiable information about other people. For example, if you order a gift online and want it sent directly to the recipient, you will need to submit the recipient’s name and address. In these circumstances, the types of personal information collected are (but not limited to):
Name
Address
Phone number

The Way We Use Information

We use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order only to complete that particular order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.
We use the information you provide about someone else when placing an order only to ship the product and to confirm delivery. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.

We do not use your email address or other personally identifiable information to send commercial messages or solicitations without your consent, except as part of a specific program or program feature for which you will have the ability to opt-out. We may, however, use your email address without further consent for non-marketing or administrative purposes (such as notifying you of major Culinary Arts Online site changes or for customer service purposes). You may request, at any time, that your email address be removed from any notification lists.

You can register online, with our website, if you would like to receive our catalog as well as updates on our new products and services. Information that you submit on our website will not be used for this purpose unless you fill out the registration form which will specifically authorize these services.

Please be aware that we use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and to share with advertisers. For example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our website, or that Y number of men and Z number of women filled out our registration form. However, we will not disclose anything that could be used to personally identify those individuals. This information may be gathered through the use of Cookies, Log File or Clear Gifs information collections technologies.

Please note that we reserve the right to release personally identifiable information and/or non-personally-identifiable information if required to do so by law, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state and federal laws (such as U.S. Copyright Law) or in response to a court order, subpoena, or search warrant.

Culinary Arts Online also reserves the right to disclose personally identifiable information and/or non-personally-identifiable information that Culinary Arts Online believes, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to enforce our Terms of Service, take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend itself against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, to protect the security or integrity of our web site, and to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Culinary Arts Online, our Users or others.

Our Commitment to Data Security

Culinary Arts Online uses commercially viable and reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Culinary Arts Online and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission of information, Culinary Arts Online makes commercially viable and reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems.

However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.

If Culinary Arts Online learns of a security systems breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective measures. Culinary Arts Online may post a notice on the Culinary Arts Online sites if a security breach occurs. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach, in writing. To receive a free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice) you should notify us using our feedback form.

Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, Culinary Arts Online does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information or non-personally-identifiable information on the Culinary Arts Online sites from persons under 13 years of age. No part of our website is directed or intended to persons under 13. If Culinary Arts Online learns that personally identifiable information of persons under 13 years of age has been collected on the Culinary Arts Online sites without verified parental or legal guardian consent, then Culinary Arts Online will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.

Your Choices

You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable information through the Culinary Arts Online sites, in which case Culinary Arts Online may not be able to assist you with certain services. You may update or correct your personal profile information and email preferences at any time by visiting your account profile page. Please note that content submitted by Users to the Culinary Arts Online sites servers cannot be removed by the individual and remain subject to our

Terms of Service

To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you profile access or making individual corrections. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information at all times.

Please contact Culinary Arts Online with any questions or comments about this Privacy Notice, your personal information, your consent, or your opt-in or opt-out choices using the feedback form.

Special Note to International Users

The Culinary Arts Online sites are hosted in the United States and are intended for and directed to Users in the United States. If you are a User accessing the Culinary Arts Online sites from the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, its use, and disclosure, that differ from United States laws – please be advised that through your continued use of the Culinary Arts Online sites, which are governed by U.S. law, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you consent to that transfer.

How You Can Access or Correct Your Information

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by contacting us directly. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information. However, proper identification will be required to access any personal information collected by this site.
You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows the error as well as verifying proper identification.

In general, in order to protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting any access or making any corrections.

How to Contact Us

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please contact us using the form provided at http://www.culinaryartsonline.com/contact-us or send us an email at info@culinaryartsonline.com.

Changes and updates to this Privacy Notice
This Privacy Notice may be revised periodically and this will be reflected by the “effective date” below. Please revisit this page to stay aware of any changes or additions. In general, we only use your personal information in the manner described in the Privacy Notice that is in effect when we received the personal information you provided. Your continued use of the Culinary Arts Online sites constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Notice and any future revisions.

Date Last Modified: This Privacy Notice was last modified according to the date stamp at page bottom

Contact Information: Please contact Culinary Arts Online with any questions or comments about this Privacy Notice using our feedback form.

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Last modified: January 10, 2011