Your privacy is important to us. Safeguarding your
privacy and the security of your credit card information is important
to us. Please take a few minutes to read the following policy so
that you understand how we treat your personal information. As we
continuously improve and expand our services, this policy might
change so please check this page periodically. If you have questions
about our policy, please e-mail us at
We collect information about how you use our website and service. If you contact us by letter, phone, fax or e-mail through the contact information on the Contact Us page, we will collect your sender information and may collect the other information you voluntarily disclose to us.
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ITALIAN COOKING AND LIVING
302 Fifth Ave., 9th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Italian Cooking & Living is committed to protecting the online privacy of visitors to its web site. At www.italiancookingandliving.com, we intend to give you as much control as possible over your personal information.
Personal Information We Collect
We may request that you voluntarily supply us with personal information, including your email address, postal address, home or work telephone number, credit card number (only if you choose to purchase a product online), for such purposes as correspondence, making a purchase, or participating in online contests, surveys or games. If you choose to give us personal information via the Internet that we or our business partners may need - to correspond with you, to process an order or to provide you with a subscription, for example - then it is our intent to let you know how we will use such information.
How We Use Your Information
We may require you to supply us with personal information (demographic information such as age, income, education, population data, zip codes) during a "registration" process online prior to using certain features of our site (for example, prior to entering an online sweepstakes). We use this general information in statistical form to understand our site's demographics, such as percentage of male and female users, geographic location, age ranges, or a combination of these or other demographics.
We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our products, programs, and services, to respond to your inquiries about our offerings, and to offer you other products, programs or services that we believe may be of interest to you.
We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as to notify you when you have won one of our contests or when we make changes to our subscriber agreements, to fulfill a request by you for an online newsletter, or to contact you about your account with us.
We use the information that you provide about others to enable us to send them your gifts or cards. From time to time, we also may use this information to offer our products, programs, or services to them.
Disclosure to Third Parties
We do not share personal identifying information with any third party without your permission. We disclose only in aggregate (group) form our statistical analyses or demographics of users to third parties, such as advertisers or other business partners. This aggregate information does not include names or e-mail addresses.
Promotions and Prizes
We team up with merchants who sponsor promotions and offer prizes (contests) that we believe are of interest to our members. We provide the means on our website for our visitors to participate in the contests. When you participate, we provide the information that you give to us to the merchants.
Who has access to our database for this purpose is bound by the terms set forth in this policy. There may also be occasion when we are legally required to provide access to our database in order to cooperate with policy investigations or other legal proceedings. In those instances, the information is provided only for that purpose.
Finally, while your individual information is protected as outlined above, we reserve the right to use aggregated, anonymous data about our users as a group for any business purpose, such as analyzing usage trends and seeking compatible advertisers and partners.
"Cookies" are nuggets of information that are placed by a web site into a storage place on your computer. The only cookies that we use are in the "Members Only" section of the Web site, in order to facilitate your use of these special services. Our cookies do not contain any information that is, in itself, personally identifying.
Italiancookingandliving.com is not intended for use by children, especially those under age 13. No one under age 13 is allowed to provide any personal information or use our public discussion areas, forums, and chats. Minors under the age of 18 are prohibited for making purchases, including subscriptions, on our site.
Our site may contain links to other Web sites. We
have no control over the privacy practices or the content of any
of our business partners, advertisers, sponsors or other sites to
which we provide links from our site. You should check the applicable