What information do we gather about you?
The information falls into two categories:
- Personal information: This includes personal information you supply when you subscribe, order, complete a survey, enter a contest, create a vendor profile, submit content for editorial consideration or provide your email address
- Non-personal information: This information is collected through technology, which includes tracking information collected by us as well as third parties.
What do we do with the information we gather about you?
Provide the Services You Request
We use the information we gather about you to enable your use of the Lacocina Restaurant Week and fulfill your requests for certain products and services, such as sending out electronic newsletters and enabling you to participate in and renew paid services, polls and contests.
We perform statistical, demographic and marketing analyses of users of the Lacocina Restaurant Week, and their subscribing and purchasing patterns, for product development purposes and to generally inform advertisers about the nature of our subscriber base. We use this information for analysis purposes, including analysis to improve customer relationships.
Customizing Your Experience
We use the information that we collect to allow advertising to be targeted to the users for whom such advertising is most pertinent. We also use this information to customize certain features of the Lacocina Restaurant Week to provide you with an enhanced experienced based on the type of device you are using to access the Lacocina Restaurant Week, and in certain cases, provide you with requested services.
We may use demographic and preference information to allow advertising on the Lacocina Restaurant Week to be targeted to the users for whom they are most pertinent. This means users see advertising that is most likely to interest them, and advertisers send their messages to people who are most likely to be receptive, improving both the viewer’s experience and the effectiveness of the ads. We disclose information to third parties only in aggregate or de-identified form.
With whom do we share the information we gather?
We may share information about attendees to our live events with sponsors or other third parties. If so, we will notify you when you provide us the information.
We contract with other companies to provide services on our behalf, including credit-card and billing processing, ad serving, shipping, email distribution, list processing and analytics or promotions management. We provide these companies only with the information they need to perform their services. These service providers are restricted from using personal information in any way other than to provide services for Lacocina Restaurant Week, and they may not share, resell or use the data for their own direct marketing purposes.
We reserve the right to disclose your opt-out information to third parties so they can suppress your name from future solicitations, in accordance with applicable laws. We may occasionally release personal information as required by law, for example, to comply with a court order or subpoena.
What is our email policy?
Lacocina Restaurant Week complies with the federal CAN-SPAM Act of 2003. We will not send you marketing messages if you have opted out. You can choose not to receive messages in the future by either (1) following the “unsubscribe” instructions located near the bottom of each email, or (2) you can opt-out here. We will not share, sell, rent, swap or authorize any third party to use your email address for commercial purposes without your permission.
Email Newsletters: Lacocina Restaurant Week offers several email newsletters. If you no longer wish to receive a specific newsletter, follow the “unsubscribe” instructions located near the bottom of each newsletter.
Survey Email. We may invite you to participate in user surveys asking for feedback on lacocinarestaurantweek.com and existing or prospective products and services, as well as information to better understand our users. User surveys greatly help us to improve the Lacocina Restaurant Week, and any information we obtain in such surveys will not be shared with third parties, except in aggregate form.
Emails From You. If you send us an email, we will use your email address to respond directly to your questions or comments.
Is my information protected?
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place commercially reasonable physical, technical and administrative controls to protect the information. Please note that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.
Changes to This Policy