Privacy Policy

The operators of this website, MyFoodChannel.com, also operate other websites including backpackingchannel.com. It is our policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors
Like most website operators, this website collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how visitors use this website. From time to time, the operators may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to this website choose to interact with the website in ways that require the gathering of personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that is gathered depends on the nature of the interaction. In each case, such information is collected only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with the website. The operators of this website do not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics
The operators of this site may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, the operators may monitor the most popular blogs on the site. The operators may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, the operators do not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
The operators of this website discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on the operators’ behalf or to provide services available on the websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using this website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The operators of this website will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, operators of this website disclose potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when the operators believe in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect their property or rights, or the property or rights of third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of this website and have supplied your email address, the operators of this website may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with the website and related endeavors. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. The operators of this website take all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies
A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. This website uses cookies to help the site operators identify and track visitors, their usage of the website, and their website access preferences. Visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the website, with the drawback that certain features of the website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers
If this website were acquired, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of this website may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads
Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by the operators of this website and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Comments
Comments and other content submitted to our Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.

Privacy Policy Changes
Although most changes are likely to be minor, this Privacy Policy may change from time to time, and at the sole discretion of the site’s operators. The operators of this site encourage visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a WordPress.com account, you should also check your blog’s dashboard for alerts to these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

This policy was adapted from a similar document found at http://automattic.com/privacy/ .


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