Protecting your private information is our priority. For the purposes of this statement of Privacy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Amateur Chef include www.amateurchef.com and amateurchef.com and governs data collection and usage. The Amateur Chef website is an ecommerce site. By using the Amateur Chef website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
Amateur Chef may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, phone number, birthdate, email address, and account password. If you purchase Amateur Chef's products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction. Amateur Chef may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your age and gender. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Amateur Chef. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Amateur Chef website.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Amateur Chef's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
Amateur Chef encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Amateur Chef so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Amateur Chef is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Amateur Chef website.
Use of your Personal Information
Amateur Chef collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.
Amateur Chef may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Amateur Chef and its affiliates. Amateur Chef may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Amateur Chef does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
Amateur Chef may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Amateur Chef, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Amateur Chef may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Amateur Chef, in order to determine what Amateur Chef services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Amateur Chef to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Amateur Chef will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Amateur Chef or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Amateur Chef; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Amateur Chef, or the public.
The Amateur Chef website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Amateur Chef pages, or register with Amateur Chef site or services, a cookie helps Amateur Chef to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Amateur Chef website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Amateur Chef features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Amateur Chef services or websites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
Amateur Chef secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure by adhereing to PCI/DSS guidelines for information stored in our database. Amateur Chef does not store credit card information. Credit card information is collected by our merchant service provider, Bank of America N.A. and is used to process your transaction via a secure gateway using Authorize.net. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
Children Under Thirteen
Amateur Chef does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
Opt-Out & Unsubscribe
We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from Amateur Chef by contacting us here:
- Web page: www.amateurchef.com/unsubscribe
- Email: email@example.com
- Phone: 609-479-6639
Changes to this Statement
Amateur Chef reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. The most current version of this Statement of Privacy will supersede all previous versions. Amateur Chef encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Amateur Chef is protecting your information.
Amateur Chef welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Amateur Chef has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Amateur Chef at:
24 River Drive
Delran, New Jersey 08075
Effective as of April 07, 2013