COMMON COOKERY™ PRIVACY AND SECURITY POLICY
Updated and Effective: December 01, 2020
server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookies, and the pages you request. COMMON COOKERY uses information for the following general purposes: products and services provisioning, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact, research, and anonymous reporting. IP addresses are automatically reported by your browser each time you view a web page. Your IP address is stored in COMMON COOKERY’s user registration databases when you register with COMMON COOKERY. IP addresses may be used for various research purposes, and/or delivering unique functionality in the COMMON COOKERY Marketplace.
COMMON COOKERY will send you a welcome email when you sign up for COMMON COOKERY’s services. COMMON COOKERY will send you service announcements on occasions when it is necessary to do so.
You may not opt-out of service-related communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org from the email address you signed up with.
COMMON COOKERY may periodically email you with administrative messages. COMMON COOKERY will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent. Your information may be combined with information COMMON COOKERY collects from other companies and used to improve and personalize services, content and advertising. If you don’t wish to receive administrative messages or participate in these programs, simply opt-out by emailing email@example.com.
If you no longer wish to receive administrative messages, you may opt-out by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that if you do not wish to receive administrative messages from us, those notices will still govern your use of the COMMON COOKERY website and service, and you are responsible for reviewing such notices for changes.
Password: Keep your password secure. You are fully responsible for all activity, liability and damage resulting from your failure to maintain password confidentiality. You agree to immediately notify
COMMON COOKERY of any unauthorized use of your password or any breach of security. You also agree that COMMON COOKERY cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to keep your password secure.
Account Information: You must keep your account information up-to-date and accurate at all times, including a valid email address.
Account Transfer: You may not transfer or sell your COMMON COOKERY account and User ID to another party. If you are registering as a business entity, you personally guarantee that you have the authority to bind the entity to this Agreement.
COMMON COOKERY users are offered subscriptions to COMMON COOKERY email newsletters. To opt-in, COMMON COOKERY will ask for your email address. This email address will only be used for this feature. You may change your subscription or unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions contained in the email.
“Share with a Friend” allows members to share information about a seller or a specific item listed on COMMON COOKERY by sending a personalized email message. If you choose to use COMMON COOKERY’s “Share with a Friend” feature, COMMON COOKERY will ask for the information needed to send the message, such as your friend’s email address. COMMON COOKERY will then automatically send your friend an email, inviting your friend to visit the site. COMMON COOKERY does not store “Share with a Friend” information on our servers.
A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, that is sent to your browser from a web site’s computers and stored on your computer’s hard drive. You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. If you reject all cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of the COMMON COOKERY service. COMMON COOKERY uses its own cookies for a number of purposes, including to: Access your information when you “sign in”; keep track of preferences you specify while you are using COMMON COOKERY’s services; display local product offerings; estimate and report COMMON COOKERY’s total
audience size and traffic; conduct research to improve COMMON COOKERY’s content and services. COMMON COOKERY cookies do not collect personal information, and COMMON COOKERY does not combine information collected through cookies with other personal information to tell us who you are or what your username or email address is.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
COMMON COOKERY is affiliated with a variety of businesses and works closely with them. These businesses may operate stores on the COMMON COOKERY website or sell items to you from the COMMON COOKERY website. COMMON COOKERY may also provide services or sell products jointly with affiliated businesses. Due to the nature of COMMON COOKERY’s business model, when an affiliated business is associated with your transaction, you will share customer information that is related to such transaction with that affiliated business.
COMMON COOKERY employs other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and needs to share your information with them to provide products and services to you. Examples include but are not limited to fulfilling orders, handling billing disputes, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance and providing customer service.
Personal Information we collect (and why)
This is the personal data that is provided by you or collected by us to enable you to sign up for and use the COMMON COOKERY service. This may include your username, email address, phone number, birth date, street address, and country.
Some of the personal data we will ask you to provide is required in order to create your account. You may also have the option to provide us with additional personal data in order to make your account more personalized.
This is the personal data that is collected about you when you’re accessing and/or using the COMMON COOKERY service, including:
Information about your interactions with the COMMON COOKERY service such as your search queries (including the date and time of any requests you make), purchase history, and your product browsing history. It can also be inferences drawn about your interests and preferences based on your usage of the COMMON COOKERY service.
Certain technical data, which may include:
- URL information;
- online identifiers including cookie data and IP addresses;
- information about the types of devices you are using such as network connection type (e.g. Wi-Fi, 3G, LTE), provider, network and device performance, browser type, language, and operating system;
- your non-precise location, which may be derived or inferred from certain technical data (e.g., your IP address, language setting of your device, or payment currency), to monitor for unusual/suspicious account activity, and deliver personalized content and advertising to you.
Payment and Purchase Data
We may collect certain personal data if you make a purchase through the COMMON COOKERY service. The exact personal data collected will vary depending on the payment method (e.g. credit card or PayPal) but will include information such as:
- Date of birth;
- Credit or debit card type, expiration date, and certain digits of your card number;
- Postal code;
- Mailing address;
- Mobile phone number; and
- Details of your purchase and payment history.
Third Party Sources
Authentication partners: If you register for or log into our services using third party credentials (e.g. Facebook), we will import your information from such third party to help create your account with us.
Technical service partners: We work with technical service partners that provide us with certain data, such as mapping IP addresses to non-precise location data (e.g., city, state), to enable us to provide the COMMON COOKERY service, content, and features.
Payment partners: If you choose to pay for a service or feature by invoice, we may receive data from our payment partners to enable us to send you invoices, process your payment and provide you with what you’ve purchased.
Advertisers and other advertising partners: We may obtain certain data about you, such as cookie id, mobile device id, or email address, and inferences about your interests and preferences from certain advertisers and advertising partners that allow us to deliver more relevant ads and measure their effectiveness.
What we use Personal Information for
- To provide and personalize the COMMON COOKERY service.
- To understand, diagnose, troubleshoot, and fix issues for the COMMON COOKERY service.
- To evaluate and develop new features, technologies, and improvements to the COMMON COOKERY service.
- To comply with legal obligations and law enforcement requests.
- To conduct business planning, reporting, and forecasting.
- To process your payment.
- To detect fraud, including fraudulent payments and fraudulent use of the COMMON COOKERY service.
- To conduct research, contests, surveys, and sweepstakes.
Requesting, Editing, and Deleting Account and Personal Information
You can change your COMMON COOKERY Account Information (except your username), at any time. COMMON COOKERY may send you certain communications relating to the COMMON COOKERY service, such as service announcements and administrative messages that are considered part of your COMMON COOKERY account. You can delete your COMMON COOKERY account by emailing email@example.com. Please note that your identification, billing and contact information may remain in COMMON COOKERY’s records for some period.
COMMON COOKERY limits access to personal information about you to employees who COMMON COOKERY believes reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs. Your COMMON COOKERY Account Information is password-protected.
If your personally identifiable information changes you may correct or update it by making the change on your COMMON COOKERY account page. You may delete or deactivate your account by
emailing Customer Support at firstname.lastname@example.org. COMMON COOKERY will respond to your request within 10-20 business days.
The security of your personal information is important to us. Your COMMON COOKERY account information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You need to work to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer by signing off once you have finished using a shared computer. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number) for registration COMMON COOKERY encrypts that information using Transport Layer Security technology (TLS). COMMON COOKERY follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once COMMON COOKERY receives it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while COMMON COOKERY strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, COMMON COOKERY cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on COMMON COOKERY’s Web site, you can email COMMON COOKERY at email@example.com.
If you have questions or suggestions, you can submit them to firstname.lastname@example.org.