Online privacy policy

The DiningIn.com Website (www.diningin.com) is maintained by DiningIn.com, Inc. ("DiningIn.com"). Protecting your privacy is important to DiningIn.com, and this statement is intended to make you aware of our commitments to you as an important visitor to our website. This policy may change from time to time, so please check back periodically.

  1. Scope of Privacy Policy. This Online Privacy Statement ( the "Privacy Policy" or "Online Privacy Statement") applies only to the collection and use of information collected online on the DiningIn.com Website.
  2. Personal Information. We may collect your personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") when you visit the DiningIn.com Website. Personal Information, however, is not collected on this website unless you choose to provide it to us. When making inquiries, ordering a product or requesting service information, participating in certain promotional activities, completing surveys, and generally corresponding with us, we may ask for certain Personal Information, including, for example, your name, mailing address, phone number and email address. If you are on a part of our website that requires you to provide your Personal Information, it will be clear what Personal Information we are requesting. We may also collect other information that is provided to us by your web browser. This may include the browser you used to come to our website, the Uniform Resource Locator ("URL") of the website that you just visited before visiting our website, which pages on our website you visit, any search terms you entered, which URL you go to next, and your Internet Protocol ("IP") address.
  3. Collection and Use of your Personal Information. Your Personal Information is collected and used in various ways that we believe will help us administer our business and provide you with exceptional quality service, including, without limitation, those below.
    1. Browsing. Personal Information may be collected while browsing through our website. This information is collected to help run our site more efficiently, to gather broad demographic information, to monitor the level of activity on our site, and to evaluate the effectiveness of advertising and promotion.
    2. Placing Orders, Customer Service & Technical Support. Personal Information may be collected when you contact DiningIn.com about our product and service offerings. This information is necessary to identify your products or systems, understand the configuration of the products, diagnose your questions, and provide solutions.
    3. Online surveys and polling. From time to time we may request Personal Information from you via surveys or polls. Participation is voluntary and you will have the opportunity to decide whether or not to provide your Personal Information.. Surveying and polling is extremely important to us as we use this information to improve our product and service offerings.
    4. Promotional activities. When you enter a contest or other promotion, we may ask you for information such as your name, address and e-mail address to administer the program or activity, to send you promotional e-mails notify winners and make the winners' list publicly available in compliance with laws which may apply to such activities.
    5. Newsletters and promotional e-mails. As a service to our customers, we may e-mail you newsletters, promotional information and other information, using your Personal Information collected online. These e-mails will only be sent to you if you have agreed to receive them or if you have the right to opt out from further receiving them.
    6. Contact information: If you contact us, we may keep a record of your correspondence or comments, including any Personal Information therein. We use this information to help us provide better service.
    7. Sharing your Personal Information. DiningIn.com will not sell/share your Personal Information to/with any third party except as specifically provided herein. Personal Information we collect online is used for responding to inquiries, processing orders, keeping you informed about your order status, for statistical purposes, for improving our site and its performance, for developing better products and services, to serve advertisements, contests, surveys and promotions, and to notify you of products or special offers that may be of interest to you. DiningIn.com may engage businesses or agents perform functions on our behalf including, without limitation, to fulfill orders, provide marketing assistance and credit card payment processing. These businesses or agents may have access to Personal Information needed to perform their functions but they may not use it for any other purposes. DiningIn.com may be merged with or its assets, including the DiningIn.com Website, may be sold to another business entity. Should a merger, sale or other disposition involving DiningIn.com's assets occur, you should expect that some or all of your Personal Information may be shared.. Occasionally, we may be required by law enforcement or judicial authorities to provide your Personal Information to the appropriate authorities. We will disclose your Personal Information if required by law, upon receipt of a court order or subpoena, or to cooperate with a law enforcement investigation. We reserve the right to report to law enforcement authorities any activities that we, in good faith, believe to be unlawful.
    8. Use of cookies
      1. Cookies. A "cookie" is a small data file that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your system. We use cookies to better serve you when you return to our site. Some of our web pages may send cookies when you visit our site, make purchases, respond to online surveys or promotions, participate in a contest, or request information. Accepting the cookies used on our site enables our web server to identify your system by reading the cookie that has been stored on your system, but our web server cannot identify you unless you enter your Personal Information. Cookies that are placed when visiting our site cannot be used to obtain your Personal Information at another site. The information collected online permits us to analyze traffic patterns on our site. This can enable us over time to provide users with a better experience on our site by improving the content and making it easier to use. Depending on the browser used, you can set your browser to notify you before you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it, and you can also set your browser to turn off cookies. However, if you do so, some areas of this site may not function properly, or you will be required to re-enter your Personal Information to use an area of this site.
  4. Minor's privacy. If you are under the age of 18, please make sure that you provide your Personal Information only after obtaining parental consent.
  5. Protecting your Personal Information. DiningIn.com incorporates reasonable safeguards to protect against the unauthorized access or use of your Personal Information. Although DiningIn.com has and will continue to undertake reasonable measures to ensure that your Personal Information is secure, DiningIn.com cannot guarantee that the Personal Information you provide will not be intercepted by others or that unauthorized access will never occur. DiningIn.com shall not be liable for a breach of security that occurs for reasons outside of its reasonable control.
  6. Links to other Websites. Our site may contain links to our subsidiaries and third-party websites for your convenience and information. If you use these links, you will leave DiningIn.com's Website. When you access these other websites, please understand that we do not control the content and are not responsible for the privacy practices of that website. We suggest that you carefully review the privacy policies of each website you visit. This Online Privacy Statement does not cover the information practices of those websites linked to our site. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data, or solicit Personal Information.
  7. Changes to this Online Privacy Statement. DiningIn.com reserves the right to change this Online Privacy Statement at any time. Any such changes will be posted in this Online Privacy Statement so that you are always aware of our Privacy Policy.
  8. Applicable laws. DiningIn.com will protect your Personal Information in accordance with the laws of the United States.
  9. Contact us. Please contact the webmaster through the "Contact Us" section or by emailing customerservice@diningin.com if you have any questions or comments about the DiningIn.com Website, your experience with the DiningIn.com Website and our Privacy Policy.
  10. Emails. Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving email communications from DiningIn.com through the following options:
    1. Users wishing to remove themselves from all future email communications can do so by contacting DiningIn.com directly using our 'contact us' form or by opting out when receiving an email communication.
  11. Correct/Update. This site gives users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided. When logged in, users can edit all personal information under their account information. If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us using the form provided.