Updated November 28, 2022
This Policy applies to information we collect:
Please read this Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with any term in this Policy, please do not access or use the Sites. If you choose not to provide certain information, you may not be able to access particular areas of our Sites, enter sweepstakes or contests, download coupons, request recipes, or contact us through e-mail. By accessing or using our Sites or otherwise disclosing to us information, you agree to this Policy.
INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT
Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Sites: We may collect several types of information from our users such as name, street address, telephone number, screen name, and email address. We collect the content you submit to the Sites. This includes information you provide in a comment, subscribing to the Sweetalk newsletter, submitting a contact form, creating a user profile, submitting a recipe, downloading a coupon, or leaving a recipe review. When you submit a comment to the Sites, any visitors to and users of our Sites will be able to see that comment and the username associated with the comment. Although some parts of the Sites may be private, other parts of the Sites are public and you should take that into consideration before posting to the Sites.
Automatically-Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Sites. For example, when you use our Sites, we may log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Sites. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Sites, such as links clicked and recipes saved.
Information Collected Through Cookies: We may use tracking technologies, including cookies, to collect information about you when you interact with our Sites. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us improve the Sites and your experience, see which areas and features of the Sites are popular, and count visits. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You may deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings of your web browser. Please note that if you choose to remove or deactivate certain cookies, you may not be able to use all of the functions of the Sites.
Information We Collect from Others: We may receive information about you from other sources. This Policy does not apply to information collected through or by any third party. If you have any questions about such third parties privacy practices, you should review their privacy policies.
Generally, no one is under a statutory or contractual obligation to provide any information. However, certain information is collected automatically and, if certain information is not provided by you, the Company may not be able to provide services or access to the Sites.
HOW WE USE INFORMATION
The Company may use your personal information for various purposes related to our business and your use of the Sites. For example, we may use your information in the following ways:
We also may use aggregated or de-identified information, which cannot reasonably be used to identify you. Once de-identified and aggregated so that data does not personally identify you (for example, we may aggregate data in order to improve our automation and improve customer care), it is no longer personal information. Such de-identified and/or aggregated information which does not identify individuals is not subject to this Policy.
SHARING OF INFORMATION
We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.
We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this Policy:
Regardless of your opt-out or profile preferences, we may also disclose your personal information:
ISC may use the following third-party service providers:
Facebook: Opt-out of Facebook remarketing here
Google: Opt-out of Google remarketing here
You have the right to request the Company delete any Personal Information we’ve collected from you and retained (subject to exceptions granted under law). Once we receive and confirm your verifiable request, we will delete your Personal Information records, unless an exception applies. To make such a request, please send an email to [email protected].
California residents may have additional rights regarding the collection and disclosure of their personal information. Please refer to the supplemental notice for California residents entitled “Privacy Notice for California Residents”.
Nevada residents who wish to exercise their sale opt-out rights under Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 603A may submit a request to: 1-877-212-2144, or [email protected]. However, please know the Company does not currently sell data triggering this Nevada statute’s opt-out requirements.
COMMITMENT TO DATA SECURITY
The security and confidentiality of your information is important to the Company. The Company works hard to protect information you provide form loss, misuse or unauthorized access or disclosure, and follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal data submitted to ISC, both during transmission and once it is received. ISC has implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk. Given the nature of communications and information processing technology, the Company cannot guarantee that information, during transmission or while stored on the Company’s systems or otherwise in its care, will be absolutely safe from intrusion by others. It is important that you protect against unauthorized access to your account information and to your computer.
Generally, information will be retained by the Company during the duration the data collector is a customer of the Company, unless you otherwise request deletion or destruction of your information, and thereafter for 10 years. The Company may retain your account information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services, comply with the Company's legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce an agreement you’re a party to. Notwithstanding the foregoing, The Company may keep any data after the periods set forth herein to the extent such data is anonymized.
The Sites are hosted in the United States and are subject to U.S. law, and are intended for users located only in the U.S. If you are accessing the Sites from outside the United States, please be advised that U.S. law may not offer the same privacy protections as the laws of your jurisdiction. By accessing and using the Sites, you consent to the transfer to and processing of your personal information in the U.S.
The Company does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on the Sites or through any of its features, use any of the interactive or public comment features of the Sites, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number or email address. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If a parent or guardian believes that the Company has personal information of a child under the age of 13 in its database, please contact us at [email protected] to request to review or delete the personal information of a child under the age of 13 or to refuse to allow further collection or use of a child’s personal information.
California residents under 16 years of age may have additional rights regarding the collection and disclosure of their personal information. Please refer to the supplemental notice for California residents found on our Site entitled “Privacy Notice for California Residents”.
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
It is our policy to post any changes we make to this Policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users' personal information, we will notify you through a notice on the Website home page. The date this Policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for periodically visiting our Sites and reviewing this Policy to check for any changes.
If you have questions or comments regarding use of the Sites or this Policy, you may contact [email protected].
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