What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected
Members and other website visitors that register to use www.chefandking.org voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and e-mail address). We use this information internally for providing personalized service and for monitoring website traffic.
Credit Card Account Information
Chef and King International utilizes secure transaction methods (SSL) when collecting credit card information over the Internet. Chef and King International does not disclose to third parties credit card account information provided by its Members or other website visitors.
Internet Protocol (IP) addresses
Chef and King International uses your Internet Protocol (IP) address for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.
Cookies are small bits of code that are sent to your computer when you logon to a website that allows us to identify you when you return to the site. The Center uses "cookie" messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you've done and told us before. The "cookie" is placed on your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you're particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of www.chefandking.org, so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your web browser accordingly.
How Your Information May Be Used
We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; to process your membership application; etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease communications from us. You may do so here. We may also use your information to track your visits to our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users' needs.
We send an electronic newsletter, Connect & Learn, and Public Policy Updates on a regular basis to our Members. The newsletters are sent to your preferred address. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease communications from us. You may do so here or by clicking the link provided in every newsletter.
Listservs and Forums
Members are encouraged to join our discussion forums as a way to communicate with their peers. Participation is optional and is restricted to current Members. Users of listservs and forums agree to use these for lawful purposes and are prohibited from posting on the any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory or obscene material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law. This applies to any posting that could be termed as Sexual Harassment and/or Discrimination.
Survey and Polls
From time to time, we may offer surveys and/or interactive polls to users so they can share their opinions with others users, see what our users think about important issues or to better target our content. Participation in the surveys and/or polls is optional. Opinions and responses are not identifiable to any particular user. We may share aggregated demographic information with partners or supporters. We never share any information about specific individuals with any third party.
If you have questions or comments, please email the firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail them to Chef and King International, PO Box 11111 Huntsville, AL 35814