Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy & Terms Of Use

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. BY USING THIS SITE, YOU SIGNIFY YOUR ACCEPTANCE TO THESE TERMS OF USE. If you do not agree with any of the below Terms of Use, do not use this site. 


Gourmetsleuth.com reserves the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update these Terms of Use, and you agree to be bound by such modifications, alterations, or updates.materials you see on this web site and your use of them.

Privacy Policy

Privacy

Privacy & Cookies

Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, note that some parts of the gourmetsleuth.com™ web site and its functionality and links will not function properly or may be considerably slower if you refuse cookies. For example, without cookies, you may have difficulty completing shopping transactions, entering giveaways, or creating your personal profile. You can order your browser to accept all cookies or to alert you every time a cookie is offered. Then you can decide whether to accept one or not. If you want to control which cookies your computer accepts, just follow the instructions for your particular Internet browser system located at http://www.microsoft.com/info/privacy.htm.

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Email Addresses

E-mail addresses and other personally identifying data about you is known to gourmetsleuth.com™ only when you voluntarily submit or post it to gourmetsleuth.com™. We collect your e-mail addresses only if you post a message to us, if you communicate with us via e-mail, or if you volunteer it for any reason, such as survey information and/or site registration. We do not share this information with any other source or company.

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Other Personal Information

We do not collect or preserve any information about you other than that information you provide to us when you fill in our membership form. That information is not shared with any other source or company.

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Opt-Out of Future Communications.

You will only be contacted by us for order confirmations or order related communications OR if you have subscribed to any of our newsletters either on our main Gourmetsleuth.com site or our store located at Store.Gourmetsleuth.com.  If for any reason you no longer wish to receive communications from gourmetsleuth.com™ please email such request to us or check off an opt-out box provided for that purpose as it appears on any newsletter or update communication.

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3rd Party Advertisers

We use third-party companies to serve ads and collect non-personally identifiable information (e.g., the pages you visit, and which links you click, which ads you see and click on, and the categories of search terms you enter) when you visit our web site. These companies may use the information outlined above (which does not include your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. These companies often use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here (link to the NAI universal user opt-out system).

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Correction of Your Personal Profile

You can always edit any personal information you give gourmetsleuth.com™ by editing your profile screen which is located here.

My Profile at Store.GourmetSleuth.com - Use this link for editing your billing, wish list or other order related information.

My Profile at GourmetSleuth.com - Use this link for editing information regarding your site activities, like contributing recipes, comments or websites.

There will always be a link to manage your email preferences provided at the bottom of any newsletter or update from GourmetSleuth.

 

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Disclaimer.

The Privacy Policy adopted by gourmetsleuth.com and all statements contained on this site about privacy and how we deal with data supplied by visitors to this site are not intended to be a contractual obligation of any kind and any such obligation is hereby disclaimed. These statements constitute the present policy of gourmetsleuth.com™ as to which it will take reasonable measures to implement. Similarly this Privacy Policy is not intended to be "advertising" or "advertising claims." Rather it is intended to set forth our policy, including our practices and intentions about how we conduct our business

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Terms Of Use Policy

Terms Of Use

Materials you see on this web site and your use of them

Gourmetsleuth.com™ MAKES NO REPRESENTATION THAT MATERIALS IN THE SITE ARE APPROPRIATE OR AVAILABLE FOR USE IN LOCATIONS OTHER THAN THE UNITED STATES. THOSE WHO CHOOSE TO ACCESS THIS SITE FROM OTHER LOCATIONS OUTSIDE OF THE U.S. DO SO ON THEIR OWN INITIATIVE AND ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR COMPLIANCE WITH LOCAL LAWS, IF AND TO THE EXTENT LOCAL LAWS ARE APPLICABLE.

All material on this site, including for example images, illustrations, and special surveys, sweepstakes, games, and promotions, is protected by copyrights which are owned and controlled either by gourmetsleuth.com, an affiliated entity, or by third parties who have licensed their material to gourmetsleuth.com™. Material from http://www.goumetsleluth.com may not be copied, downloaded, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any purpose other than your own personal, non-commercial, home use is a violation of the copyrights and other property rights held by gourmetsleuth.com™ or affiliated companies. The use of any such material on any other Web site or networked computer environment is prohibited.

The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively the "Trademarks") which you see on this site are registered and unregistered trademarks of the participating unaffiliated merchants shown, its affiliates, and others. Nothing in this site grants to you any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on this site without the written permission of the owner of the Trademark. Your use or misuse of the Trademarks displayed on this site, or any other content on this site, is strictly prohibited.

This site is controlled and operated by gourmetsleuth.com, from its offices located at:

gourmetsleuth.com™ By Mail
GourmetSleuth
PO Box 508.
Los Gatos, CA 95031

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Other sites linked to from gourmetsleuth.com

Gourmetsleuth.com™ may include some links to other Internet sites for your convenience only ("Linked Sites"). Neither GourmetSleuth.com nor their affiliates operate or control in any respect any information, products or services on Linked Sites. You access them at your own risk and by accessing them you leave the gourmetsleuth.com™ site. gourmetsleuth.com™, whether or not we have a relationship with Linked Sites, is not responsible for the content on the Linked Sites and disclaims all liability for any injury you experience while you are in such Linked Site.

Merchandise sold through the website
Neither gourmetsleuth.com™ nor its third party service providers make any warranties with respect to any of the merchandise, products, and/or services featured, mentioned, or sold on or through advertisers on the Website. Transactions for any such item shall be between the user and the third party seller, distributor, or manufacturer without any involvement of gourmetsleuth.com™ or its third party service providers. You agree that gourmetsleuth.com™ and its third party service providers are not responsible, and shall have no liability to you, with respect to merchandise, products, and/or services featured, mentioned, sold, or distributed on or through the Website, including illegal, offensive or illicit items, even items that violate this Agreement.

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Disclaimer

THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE AND ANY THIRD-PARTY SITES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. gourmetsleuth.com™ . DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. gourmetsleuth.com DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE MATERIALS WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE, INCLUDING BULLETIN BOARDS, OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. gourmetsleuth.com™ DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE OR IN LINKED SITES IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE

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Termination

These Terms of Use constitute an agreement which is effective until terminated by gourmetsleuth.com™, at any time, without notice. gourmetsleuth.com™ may terminate your right to use this site immediately without notice to you if, in gourmetsleuth.com™' sole discretion, you fail to comply with any of these Terms of Use. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the gourmetsleuth.com™ site, and the restrictions imposed upon you with respect to material copied or downloaded, and the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in these Terms of Use, shall survive the termination of this agreement. These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and gourmetsleuth.com™ relating to the subject matter addressed herein.

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Governing Law

This agreement is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, the principal place of business of gourmetsleuth.com™, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree to bring any claims against gourmetsleuth.com™, exclusively in the state or federal courts of California. If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

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