Effective Date: July 31, 2018
Information Collection & Use
We collect information that can identify you such as your name and email address ("personal information") and other information that does not identify you. We collect this information through a website or a mobile application. By using the Service, you are authorizing us to gather, parse and retain data related to you and your use of the Service. The Company is the sole owner of the information collected through the Service.
In order to use the Service, you must create a
If you use a service or other application, such as a social media account, for logging in you authorize us to access certain account information, such as your public profile (consistent with your privacy settings in that service), your email address, interests, likes, gender, birthday, education history, relationship interests, current city, photos, personal description, contact lists, and information about and photos of your contacts who might be common contacts with other e-foodie users.
You will also be asked to allow us to access your location information from your device when you download or use the Service. You may disable location services in your device or application but will then need to provide such information for use of related features in the Service.
In addition, we may collect and store any personal information you provide while using e-foodie. This may include identifying information, such as your name, address, email address and telephone number. You may also provide photos, a personal description
Uses of Information
We use the information we collect about you to:
Communications from the Site
We will occasionally send you information on special deals or promotions. You can sign up for these notices from us on the registration page or your services settings in the app. If you do not want to receive such notification from e-foodie, please disable your account and uninstall the app from your device.
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our site or a special offer, we will ask you and access your contacts on your device for your friend’s name and email address. With any shared offer or invitation, we will automatically include with your message to your friend a one-time invitation to the Service. The Company may access this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and tracking the success of our referral program. Your friend may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request that we remove this information from our database.
Customer Service and Service-related Announcements
We will send you strictly service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email. Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account.
Based upon the personally identifiable information you provide us, we will communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account. We will communicate with you by email or posts in the app.
We use other third parties to provide hosting and data storage for the Service. These providers are required to protect personal information, but their policies and practices may differ slightly from our own. We encourage Business Partners to adopt and post privacy policies. However, their use of Personal Information obtained through e-foodie is governed by their privacy policies and is not subject to our control.
We store information that we collect through cookies, log files, clear gifs, and third-party sources to create a "profile" of your preferences. We tie your personally identifiable information, and your history through your application store, to information in the profile, in order to provide tailored promotions and marketing offers and to improve the content of the site for you.
We share your profile with other third parties for the purpose of providing individualized promotions and advertising on our Service that allow us to maintain the "no cost" nature of the Service. We allow these service providers, advertising companies, ad networks, and other third parties to display advertisements on our Service. These companies may use tracking technologies, such as cookies or web beacons, to collect information about users who view or interact with their advertisements. We do not provide any personally identifiable information to third parties.
Third Party Advertisers
The ads appearing on this Service are delivered to users by our advertising partners. We share Web site usage information about users with
Some of these
For more information about our third-party advertiser, or to learn more about the choices available to you regarding this anonymous information, please click here https://www.google.com/policies/privacy.
Personally Identifiable Information
When you register as a user of the Service, your profile will be viewable by other users of the Service. Other users will be able to view
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our company or our Service. In the event the Company goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your personally identifiable information will likely be among the assets transferred. You will be notified via email or
We provide you the opportunity to ‘opt-out’ of having your personally identifiable information used for certain
You will be notified when your personal information is collected by any third party that is not our agent/service provider, so you can make an informed choice as to whether or not to share your information with that party.
Do Not Track
Our app and websites do not collect Geo-location information and do not track customers over time or across
However, some third-party advertisers
As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.
We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information.
We may use both session ID cookies and/or persistent cookies. We would use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser’s "help" file. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some areas of our site, such as contests or surveys, may be limited.
Clear Gifs (Web Beacons/Web Bugs)
We or our third-party advertising partner employ
We use clear gifs in our HTML-based emails to let us know which emails have been opened by recipients. This allows us to gauge the effectiveness of certain communications and the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns. If you would like to opt-out of these emails, please see "Choice and Opt-out".
When you access any of our Services through the app, you may manage how your Personal Information is shared with us. You may manage how your mobile device handles ad-related tracking technologies by adjusting your mobile device privacy settings. For example, the "Privacy" settings of an iOS device will allow you to "Limit Ad Tracking" and reset your mobile device’s "Advertising Identifier." Please refer to instructions provided by the manufacturer of your device to learn how to adjust your mobile device settings. You may also opt-out of receiving different types of push notifications or alerts by toggling off the "Notifications" options within the "Settings" menu of our mobile applications. This feature is available in the most recent versions of our iOS-based and Android-based applications.
Although our Service is considered a general audience Service, we restrict the use of our service to individuals age 13 and above. You must be over the age of 13 to use the Service and create a user profile. We do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use personal information from children under the age of 13.
Visiting our Service from outside the United States
No Rights of Third Parties
Links to Other Sites
This Service may contain links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by the Company. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.
Access to Personally Identifiable Information
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may deactivate it by using the "Delete Account" button in the "Edit Account" section of the App or by emailing our Customer Support at email@example.com or by contacting us by postal mail at the contact information listed below.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. You should not expect, that your personal information, chats, or other communications will always remain secure. Users should take care with how they handle and disclose their personally identifiable information and should avoid sending such information through insecure methods. Please refer to the Federal Trade Commission's website at:
If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can send email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Changes in this Privacy Statement
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.
California Privacy Rights
Pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, residents of California can obtain certain information about the types of Personal Information that companies with whom they have an established business relationship have shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year. In particular, the law provides that companies must inform consumers about the categories of Personal Information that have been shared with third parties, the names and addresses of those third parties, and examples of the types of services or products marketed by those third parties. To request a copy of the information disclosure provided by e-foodie pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, please contact us at the address or email provided below.
If you are a California resident under the age of 18, and a registered user of any site where this policy is posted, California Business and Professions Code Section 22581 permits you to request and obtain removal of content or information you have publicly posted. To make such a request, please send an email with a detailed description of the specific content or information to the email address below. Please be aware that such a request does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information you have posted and that there may be circumstances in which the law does not require or allow removal even if requested.
c/o E-FOODIE, INC. Legal
PO Box 3315
Fullerton CA 92834