The type of information collected from the Users, including Personal Information (as defined in paragraph 3 below) and Sensitive Personal Data or Information (as defined in paragraph 3 below) relating to an individual;
The purpose, means and modes of collection, usage, processing, retention and destruction of such information; and
How and to whom the Website will disclose such information.
Collection of Personal Information:
In order for you to access certain areas of the Website or through any interaction with us via emails, telephone calls or other correspondence certain Services where it is important for us to know who you are so that we can best meet your needs, we may require you to provide us with certain information that personally identifies you or could be used to personally identify you (“Personal Information”). Personal Information includes the following categories of information:
contact data (such as your e-mail address, phone number and Gourmet Tales Co. password);
other information that you voluntarily choose to provide to us (such as information shared by you with us through emails or letters.
The Website uses temporary cookies to store certain (that is not ‘Sensitive Personal Data or Information’) that is used by Gourmet Tales Co. for the technical administration of the Website, research and development, and for User administration. In the course of serving advertisements or optimizing services to its Users, Gourmet Tales Co. may allow authorized third parties to place or recognize a unique cookie on the User’s browser. The cookies however, do not store any Personal Information of the User. You may adjust your internet browser to disable cookies. If cookies are disabled you may still use the Website, but the Website may be limited in the use of some of the features.
In limited circumstances we also may use tiny graphic image files imbedded in a web page or email that provide a presence on the web page or email and send back to its home server information from the user′s browser (“Web Beacons”) to collect anonymous, non-Personal Information about your use of our Services and the sites of selected sponsors and advertisers, and your use of emails, special promotions or newsletters we send to you. The information collected by Web Beacons allows us to statistically monitor how many people are using the Services and selected sponsors’ and advertisers’ sites, or opening our emails, and for what purposes.
We may use third party website analytics services in connection with the Services, for example, to record mouse clicks, mouse movements, scrolling activity, as well as any text that you type into the Website. These Website analytics services do not collect Personal Information that you do not voluntarily enter into the Website. These services do not track your browsing habits across websites which do not use their services. We use the information collected from these services to find usability problems to make the Services easier to use.
Privacy Statements:All Users note: This section applies to all users.
All the information provided to Gourmet Tales Co. by a User, including Personal Information or any Sensitive Personal Data or Information, is voluntary. If you have voluntarily provided your Personal Information to Gourmet Tales Co. for any of the purposes stated above, you hereby consent to such collection and use of such information by Gourmet Tales Co..
Gourmet Tales Co. does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Services and, therefore, Gourmet Tales Co. specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Services, and you agree that you waive any claims against Gourmet Tales Co. relating to same, and to the extent such waiver may be ineffective, you agree to release any claims against Gourmet Tales Co. relating to the same.
You are responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the information you submit to us, such as your contact information provided as part of account registration. If your personal information changes, you may correct, delete inaccuracies, or amend information by making the change on our member information page or by contacting us through (). We will make good faith efforts to make requested changes in our then active databases as soon as reasonably practicable. There may be circumstances where Gourmet Tales Co. will not correct, delete or update your Personal Data, including (i) where the Personal Data is opinion data that is kept solely for evaluative purpose; and (ii) the Personal Data is in documents related to legal proceedings and if such proceedings have not been completed.
If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you Services, contact us through (). We will retain your information for as long as your account with the Services is active and as needed to provide you the Services. We shall not retain such information for longer than is required for the purposes for which the information may lawfully be used or is otherwise required under any other law for the time being in force. After a period of time, your data may be aggregated, and then may be held by us as long as necessary for us to provide our Services effectively, but our use of the aggregated data will be solely for analytic purposes. Please note that your withdrawal of consent, or cancellation of account may result in Gourmet Tales Co. being unable to provide you with its Services or to terminate any existing relationship Gourmet Tales Co. may have with you.
If you wish to opt-out of receiving non-essential communications such as promotional and marketing-related information regarding the Services, please send us an email at ().
Due to the communications standards on the Internet, when a User visits the Website, Gourmet Tales Co. automatically receives the URL of the site from which anyone visits. Gourmet Tales Co. also receives the Internet Protocol (IP) address of each User’s computer (or the proxy server a User used to access the World Wide Web), User’s computer operating system and type of web browser the User is using, email patterns, as well as the name of User’s ISP. This information is used to analyze overall trends to help Gourmet Tales Co. improve its Service. The linkage between User’s IP address and User’s personally identifiable information is not shared with or disclosed to third parties. Notwithstanding the above, Gourmet Tales Co. may share and/or disclose some of the aggregate findings (not the specific data) in anonymized form (i.e., non-personally identifiable) with advertisers, sponsors, investors, strategic partners, and others in order to help grow its business.
The Website uses temporary cookies to store certain (that is not sensitive personal data or information) that is used by Gourmet Tales Co. and its service providers for the technical administration of the Website, research and development, and for User administration. In the course of serving advertisements or optimizing services to its Users, Gourmet Tales Co. may allow authorized third parties to place or recognize a unique cookie on the User’s browser. The cookies however, do not store any Personal Information of the User. You may adjust your internet browser to disable cookies. If cookies are disabled you may still use the Website, but the Website may be limited in the use of some of the features.
User may have limited access to the Website without creating an account on the Website. In order to have access to all the features and benefits on our Website, a User must first create an account on our Website. To create an account, a User is required to provide the following information, which such User recognizes and expressly acknowledges is Personal Information allowing others, including Gourmet Tales Co., to identify the User: name, User ID, email address, country, ZIP/postal code, age, phone number, password chosen by the User. Other information requested on the registration page, including the ability to receive promotional offers from Gourmet Tales Co., is optional. Gourmet Tales Co. may, in future, include other optional requests for information from the User to help Gourmet Tales Co. to customize the Website to deliver personalized information to the User.
The Website may enable User to communicate with other Users or to post information to be accessed by others, whereupon other Users may collect such data. Such Users, including any moderators or administrators, are not authorized Gourmet Tales Co. representatives or agents, and their opinions or statements do not necessarily reflect those of Gourmet Tales Co., and they are not authorized to bind Gourmet Tales Co. to any contract. The Dope hereby expressly disclaims any liability for any reliance or misuse of such information that is made available by Users or visitors in such a manner.
Gourmet Tales Co. maintains a strict “No-Spam” policy, which means that Gourmet Tales Co. does not intend to sell, rent or otherwise give your e-mail address to a third party without your consent.
Gourmet Tales Co. has implemented best international market practices and security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that it has under its control from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification and unlawful destruction or accidental loss. However, for any data loss or theft due to unauthorized access to the User’s electronic devices through which the User avails the Services, Gourmet Tales Co. shall not be held liable for any loss whatsoever incurred by the User.
Gourmet Tales Co. implements reasonable security practices and procedures and has a comprehensive documented information security programme and information security policies that contain managerial, technical, operational and physical security control measures that are commensurate with respect to the information being collected and the nature of Gourmet Tales Co. business.
Children’s and Minor’s Privacy:
Confidentiality and Security
Your Personal Information is maintained by Gourmet Tales Co. in electronic form on its equipment, and on the equipment of its employees. Such information may also be converted to physical form from time to time. Gourmet Tales Co. takes all necessary precautions to protect your personal information both online and off-line, and implements reasonable security practices and measures including certain managerial, technical, operational and physical security control measures that are commensurate with respect to the information being collected and the nature of Gourmet Tales Co. business.
No administrator at Gourmet Tales Co. will have knowledge of your password. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password, your computer and your mobile phone. Be sure to log off from the Website when finished. The Dope does not undertake any liability for any unauthorized use of your account and password. If you suspect any unauthorized use of your account, you must immediately notify The Dope by sending an email to (). You shall be liable to indemnify Gourmet Tales Co. due to any loss suffered by it due to such unauthorized use of your account and password.
Gourmet Tales Co. makes all User information accessible to its employees, agents or partners and third parties only on a need-to-know basis, and binds only its employees to strict confidentiality obligations.
comply with a court order or other legal process;
protect the rights, property or safety of Gourmet Tales Co. or another party;
respond to claims that any posting or other content violates the rights of third-parties.
Any information that you may reveal in a review posting or other online discussion or forum is intentionally open to the public and is not in any way private. You should think carefully before disclosing any personally identifiable information in any public forum. What you have written may be seen and/or collected by third parties and may be used by others in ways we are unable to control or predict.
Lost or Stolen Information
You must promptly notify us if your contact data is lost, stolen, or used without permission. In such an event, we will remove that contact data from your account and update our records accordingly.
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