Privacy Policy

Welcome to the network of websites and services owned, operated, or provided by (“CookwareInsider,” “us,” or “we”).  We are committed to protecting your privacy. All CookwareInsider websites or services (collectively, the “Services”) provide an authorized link to this Privacy Policy. This document is part of CookwareInsider’s Terms of Service, and by using our Services, you agree to this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Service.

1. Document Scope

This Privacy Policy describes the types of information collected about you when you visit a CookwareInsider website; how your information is collected; how your information may be used; how you can control the use and disclosure of your information; and how your information is protected. Trust is the foundation of our mission at CookwareInsider and we are committed to gaining and maintaining your trust.

2. Information Collected

You are not required to provide information about yourself when you visit a CookwareInsider. CookwareInsider may ask you for different types of information when you register for certain Services.

Information you provide directly to CookwareInsider:

  • Contact information, such as name and email address;
  • User name, password, and password reminder questions and answers;
  • Other demographic information, such as gender and zip code; and
  • Communications preferences;

Anonymous and pseudonymous information we collect automatically on CookwareInsider via Google Analytics and other improvement delivery tools:

  • Your browser type and operating system;
  • Your Internet Protocol (IP) address;
  • Demographics and language settings;
  • Pages viewed and time/date;
  • Sites you visited before and after visiting a CookwareInsider;
  • Web pages and ad serving domains, including advertisements you view and links you click on within CookwareInsider; and
  • Standard server log information.

2. Use of Information

We generally use information we obtained about you to:

  • Analyze the use of CookwareInsider’s Services and information about visitors to our Services to better understand and improve our offerings.
  • Fulfill your requests for products, services, and information, including to send you electronic newsletters and complete a transaction that you have requested;
  • Enable you to participate in features such as surveys and message boards;
  • Customize the content you see when you visit a CookwareInsider;
  • Develop and provide advertising tailored to your interests; and
  • For any other purposes disclosed to you at the time we collect your information or pursuant to your consent.

3. User-Generated Content

Some of our Services enable users to submit their own content for use in contests, blogs, online audio and video streams, videos, message boards, and other functions. Publication of User Generated Content on our Services is subject to our Terms of Use. Please remember that any information you disclose becomes public information and exercise caution when deciding to disclose your contact, financial, and other information in a submission. We cannot prevent such information from being used in a manner that may violate this Privacy Policy, the law, or your personal privacy and safety.

4. COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.

We do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

5. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in our practices and service offerings. If we modify our Privacy Policy, we will update the “Effective Date” and such changes will be effective upon posting. If we make any material changes in the way we use your information, we will notify you by sending an email message to the email address you most recently provided to us or by prominently posting a notice of the changes on CookwareInsider’s applicable Services.