This privacy statement describes how GlutenFree.com collects and uses the personal information you provide on our website: www.glutenfree.com. We understand and share your concerns about privacy; as a result we have put this page together in order to communicate to you exactly how and why we collect personal information from this website and what it is used for.
We also provide a way to "opt-out" of receiving communications from us. If you wish to do so, please update your communication preferences in your account settings.
What information does GlutenFree.com collect?
GlutenFree.com collects the following information from this website:
When you create an account on our website, we will ask for information such as your email address, username, password and business affiliation.
How is the information used?
We use information about businesses and individuals only to serve our business and individual clients: to help us assess your situation so we may offer better services or to provide you with specials, newsletters, or other information.
Is the information shared?
The GlutenFree.com website (the website) utilizes cookies for two purposes:
For session management – 1: Temporary cookies serve to identify the user during each individual visit to the site ("session"). This is a built-in feature of technology over which the website manager has no active knowledge or control. These cookies are temporarily stored in the user’s browser memory throughout the course of each individual session. No other use can be made of these cookies.
For password management – 2: If a user is an authorized admin or contributor, a permanent password cookie is stored on the users hard drive, this cookie is not used for any other purpose. We wish to make it clear that no other use is or can be made of the information contained in these cookies, and there is no trace of individual sessions. While users must enable cookies on their browsers in order to use the admin or contributor features of the site, the decision remains in the hands of the individual. No third party cookies are used!
Do you track site usage?
Yes. GlutenFree.com tracks the movement of our visitors through our site through a variety of means. These include:
Reports based on links visited
Reports based on source of entrance to the site domain
Reports based on search engines and search terms used to find our site
Reports based on amount of time spent viewing specific sections/pages of the site
Please note however that we do not track the movement of individual users. This is because the software we use does not allow for the personal identification of individual users. That is, individuals remain anonymous when visiting www.GlutenFree.com until they choose to provide personally identifying information via login, email, sign-up form, or other means. If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practices, please contact us.
How secure is information about me?
We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.
What about links to other websites?
Our site includes links to other websites. We do not provide any personally identifiable customer information to third-party websites.