Our Privacy Policy

Welcome to the davecooks.net Web site. The policies below are applicable to davecooks.net, and other Web sites owned and operated by davecooks.net. With our commitment to provide our customers with the highest quality service, you can be assured that we will protect your online privacy as stated in the terms of this policy. The Privacy Policy does not apply to written correspondence or telephone conversations, or any other method of obtaining information that you voluntarily provide to us, but strictly to information gathered online from the davecooks.net, . Please read this policy carefully. By visiting this site and other davecooks.net, you are agreeing to the terms of this policy.

What information we collect
Some features on this Web site ask you for personal information. This information includes, but is not limited to: e-mail address, name, postal address, telephone number and credit card information. We also collect the name, address, and e-mail information of any gift recipient you may have entered. Other online forms on sites owned and operated by davecooks.net may ask you to provide certain demographic information such as hobbies, age or education. This information is collected when you order a subscription, answer a survey, request a catalog, enter a sweepstakes or contest, or order any davecooks.net product.

We may also capture certain non-personal information such as the browser, operating system or the type of search engine you are using.

How we use this information
We use this information to better serve our online customers. The information gathered online might be used when updating information on our Web sites or our print publications. We may also use this information when adding or evaluating online customer service options, or to send you notices of products and services that we believe may be of interest to you.

If you have provided information for someone else to receive a product or service, then their e-mail address will be used to send them an e-mail gift card, if such a service was requested by the donor. We might also use this information to notify them of other products and services that may be of interest to them.

We Protect Your Privacy
davecooks.net will not share the e-mail addresses that we collect through your online participation with any unaffiliated third parties, unless we disclose such potential use to you and request your consent at the time this information is collected. Unless you consent, only davecooks.net and its affiliates, our technical advisors, and third party auditors will have access to the information gathered through your online usage.


Promotions and Newsletters
If you choose to provide your e-mail address to us through your use of davecooks.net, we may occasionally notify you by e-mail of special offers, products or services that we feel may be of interest to you based on the data we have collected. You will also be given the option of receiving notices of special offers, products or services from third party affiliates of davecooks.net. With both types of these promotional offers, you have the choice to opt out by un-checking the appropriate box in the Profile section of the Web site.

You may also be given the option to receive certain e-mail newsletters that we feel may interest you based on your preferences determined by data that we have obtained through your e-mail usage. You may sign up to receive these at any time, and you may also choose to unsubscribe at any time.


Acceptance of the Privacy Policy
By your online usage of any davecooks.net Web site, you agree to accept the terms of this policy. Any improper conduct or misuse of these Web sites will not be tolerated and we reserve the right to release to third parties any personal information regarding users who violate the terms of the policy, or use these Web sites for fraudulent or illegal purposes.