Effective Date: December 4, 2015
1. What information does SideChef collect on the Site?
User Account: Users may create an account by providing their name, email address and password. Registration is optional and users may access the Site as a guest at any time.
Purchases: When you purchase products on the site, SideChef will collect shipment and payment information as follows:
Shipment: Users will be required to provide a shipping address for the delivery of products purchased on the Site, including an email and phone number in the event SideChef or the common carrier needs to contact you to facilitate delivery of the products to the appropriate location. At your request, shipping information may be saved for faster checkout on future orders.
Payment: SideChef requires users to input the following payment information:
- credit or debit card information, first and last name, billing address, card expiration date, and three-digit security code; or
- PayPal account information.
Email Addresses & Contact Information: Users may also provide their email address and/or other contact information to SideChef to subscribe to its newsletters, to contact us through the Site with questions about our Site and Services, or to reset their password.
Cookies: SideChef utilizes cookie technology to gather information on Internet use in order to serve you more effectively. Usage of cookies is in no way linked to personally identifiable information. You can set your browser to remove or reject cookies; however some Site features or Services may not work properly without cookies.
2. Is Information Collected by or Disclosed to Third Parties by using the Site?
Social Plug-Ins: Users may share their SideChef experiences on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Users should click on the hyperlinks for each site to review the applicable privacy policies for more detail about information collected from these sites.
Other Potential Third Party Disclosures: Information may also be disclosed to third parties (1) as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process, (2) when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request, or (3) if SideChef is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets.
3. How is collected information used and stored?
SideChef will also utilize your email when you subscribe to our newsletter or wish to reset your password. You can unsubscribe to our newsletter via the opt-out link within the email or by emailing SideChef at email@example.com
4. How Does SideChef Comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act?
We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 without parental consent. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.
5. How long does SideChef retain information collected?
User Input Data: SideChef will retain account and purchase data for a commercially reasonable time and as we deem necessary to provide our services to our users. If you would like us to delete your registered account information, please contact us at email@example.com and we will respond in a reasonable time.
6. What is SideChef’s Security Policy?
We have implemented reasonable administrative, technical and physical security measures to protect your personal information against unauthorized access, destruction or alteration. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Site. However, although we endeavor to provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can ever by 100% secure.
SideChef utilizes only PCI-DSS compliant third party payment processors to ensure the security of your personal information. Users should review PayPal's Security Policy for more information on their security practices.
7. How Does SideChef Respond to “Do Not Track” Signals?
“Do Not Track” is a feature enabled on some browsers that sends a signal to request that a web application disable its tracking or cross-site user tracking. At present, SideChef does not respond to or alter its practices when a Do Not Track signal is received.
9. Contact Us
If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Site or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org