Last modified on March 13, 2008
Rachael Ray Digital LLC (“RRD”) is committed to providing information and activities relating to Rachael Ray on the rachaelray.com website (the “Site”). Our content includes information about Rachael Ray and her various endeavors, recipes, photos, video and interactivity with our users and also provides links to other Rachael Ray and YUM-O sites. While we encourage the interactive nature of our website, we strive to promote the online safety and privacy of our users.
California Privacy Rights
Attn: California Privacy Rights Administrator
Collection of Information
Information You Provide to Us: We collect information about you when you visit and interact with this Site. Some of this information is automatically collected, and some is collected when you interact with the Site. The type of information that is automatically collected can include date and time of access of the Site, the Internet protocol address of the computer that you are using, the domain and host from which you access the Internet, your browser software and operating system, and the specific activities you are engaged in while visiting the Site. Information from which you can be personally identified may also be collected by us at the Site, including your name, postal address, email address (referred to as “Personal Consumer Information”). Of course, you may choose not to provide certain information to us, but if so, you may not be able to participate in certain of the activities and transactions available at the Site.
Use of “Cookies” and Other Technologies: We may use “cookies” and/or other technologies or files (collectively, “cookies”) to identify how visitors make use of this Site. This aggregate tracking information is used to help us improve and enhance the website experience for all of our visitors. If you would prefer not to have such cookies stored on your computer, you may modify your browser settings to reject most cookies, or manually remove cookies that have been placed on your computer. However, by so rejecting the cookies, you may be unable to fully access the offerings on this Site.
Electronic Communication: When you communicate with us electronically, via e-mail, when opting to receive our newsletter or otherwise, you consent to our use of the information you have provided, and you further consent to receive electronic communications from us and our affiliated entities. If you would prefer not to receive such communications, you can opt out of our email lists by either clicking on the “opt out” line at the bottom of the email, or by emailing us directly here.
Security of Information
We maintain reasonable standards of confidentiality and security for this Site and for the Personal Consumer Information collected from this Site. The Personal Consumer Information you provide is secured using industry standard e-commerce security technology. We also restrict our own employees’ access to Personal Consumer Information. However, it is possible that someone may intercept or access communications, transmissions and/or Personal Consumer Information. You must also seek to protect against unauthorized access to any information that you use in connection with this website, and you should remember to close the browser once you have completed your activities on the Site or if you have decided to step away from your computer. In the event that we determine that there has been a security breach resulting the unauthorized disclosure of Personal Consumer Information to a third party, we will notify consumers whose Personal Consumer Information has been so disclosed by posting such information on the Site and, if email contact is possible, then we would send an email advising of the status.
Use and Sharing of Information
You acknowledge and agree that the Personal Consumer Information that we collect on this Site may be used for any lawful purpose.
Use of Personal Consumer Information by RRD
The Personal Consumer Information collected at this Site may be used for any lawful purpose, including to communicate with you, respond to your requests, and analyze and improve our websites, business and/or service to you. We may use your information (including information obtained should you choose to opt in to one of our email lists) to send you email newsletters and information that we think you might find interesting or informative. All email newsletters and other communications will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of receiving future issues of such newsletters or to opt out of receiving future information within the body of the email. You may also, at any time, opt out of receiving any third party materials from this Site by emailing us directly here.
Sharing of User Content on the Site
When users send us stories, recipes, photos and/or other User Content, these materials may be posted on our Site. When we display a child’s photo or artwork, or photos that show images of any children, we will only show a child’s first name and age. We will not show any last names or addresses, including email or postal. We will not use material without the acceptance by the user, or by the parent of a user if such user is under 18, of our User Content License Agreement. We will not return any materials, such as photographs, once they have been sent to us.
Disclosure by RRD of Personal Consumer Information to Other Entities
Without restriction, RRD may disclose aggregated statistics about visitors to this Site, along with specific information concerning individual visitors of its Site that is not Personal Consumer Information, provided that no specific individual can be identified by the information so disclosed. We may sometimes seek to share the Personal Consumer Information we have collected with a third party, and may also sometimes seek to share such Personal Consumer Information with companies that are affiliated with RRD we may sometimes use a third party to provide certain services on its behalf, such as processing transactions, sending emails or performing statistical analyses of activity on this website. In the event that we provide your Personal Consumer Information to any such entity, we will require that any such entity maintain the confidentiality of (and not further share) the Personal Consumer Information that we has provided to it. We may sometimes share aggregated Personal Consumer Information with partners on the Site, such as Site statistics and behavioral data.
Acquisition of Business
In the event that RRD is involved in a merger, acquisition, consolidation, restructuring, reorganization, liquidation, sale or similar transaction relating to any portion of its business and/or assets, you hereby acknowledge and agree that the Personal Consumer Information relating to visitors of this Site that we have collected may be included in the assets of, and/or transferred pursuant to, such transaction. If that occurs, RRD will post a notice to such effect on this website.
Accessing Your Information
You may update and/or correct the Personal Consumer Information collected on the Site, or seek to have such information deleted from our records, by emailing us here.
From time to time, the RachaelRay.com website may contain links to other websites that are not controlled and/or maintained by RRD. Please be aware that these other websites may have different privacy policies which may subject you to different privacy practices. Please review the privacy policies of such other websites for information concerning what information is collected on such sites and how it is used.
Changes in Policy
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