Like most website operators, Kara Lynn’s Kitchen collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Kara Lynn’s Kitchen’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Kara Lynn’s Kitchen’s visitors use its website.
Kara Lynn’s Kitchen also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for customers purchasing through our website.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Kara Lynn’s Kitchen’s websites choose to interact with Kara Lynn’s Kitchen in ways that require Kara Lynn’s Kitchen to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Kara Lynn’s Kitchen gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for our newsletter to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Kara Lynn’s Kitchen – by purchasing food or for online reservations, for example – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Kara Lynn’s Kitchen collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Kara Lynn’s Kitchen. Kara Lynn’s Kitchen does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Kara Lynn’s Kitchen may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Kara Lynn’s Kitchen may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Kara Lynn’s Kitchen does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Kara Lynn’s Kitchen discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Kara Lynn’s Kitchen’s behalf or to provide services available at Kara Lynn’s Kitchen’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Kara Lynn’s Kitchen will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Kara Lynn’s Kitchen discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Kara Lynn’s Kitchen believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Kara Lynn’s Kitchen, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Kara Lynn’s Kitchen website and have supplied your email address, Kara Lynn’s Kitchen may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Kara Lynn’s Kitchen and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs and newsletter to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Kara Lynn’s Kitchen takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Kara Lynn’s Kitchen, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Kara Lynn’s Kitchen goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Kara Lynn’s Kitchen may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.