Privacy

 

In order to address certain privacy issues or concerns you may have, Shefu Chef, LLC ( “indicooks.com”) has devised this policy to inform you as to how it may collect, use and disclose personal user information, as more fully set forth below, on the indicooks.com website, applications, or other related materials.

 

Except as indicated below, this Privacy Policy does not address the collection, use or disclosure of information by us or by third parties on any websites other than the indicooks.com’s and its affiliates. Further, this privacy policy should not be construed as establishing a contractual relationship.

 

By accessing or using indicooks.com, you agree to all the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, do not use indicooks.com.

 

indicooks.com Account Information.

 

To create a indicooks.com’s account, you provide the following potentially uniquely identifying personal information: your name, postal address, geolocation, telephone number, email address, date of birth, and other related data. Generally, indicooks.com will use your account to manage, coordinate and deliver services, information, newsletters, emails, online forms, contests or surveys, or to otherwise make contact (as further exemplified below).

 

You also provide certain sensitive information related to your finances or, for business accounts, related to the finances of your employer, such as a credit card number(s) or other payment account number (including the three (3) or four (4) digit validation code for your credit card) and credit card expiration date.

 

From time to time, there may also be opportunities to voluntarily provide indicooks.com or some of our third party affiliates or service support providers with personal information outside of account creation by “opting” into certain indicooks.com features or programs, including but not limited to promotional campaigns.

 

Other Information.

 

indicooks.com and some affiliated or third party partners (like service support providers) may collect aggregated information, demographic information and any other information that does not necessarily uniquely identify you. This other information may also include information about the device you are using in accessing and using the indicooks.com websites or applications, information from referring websites, and your interaction with such interfaces. indicooks.com and the aforementioned affiliates or third party partners may also aggregate the indicooks.com account information in a manner such that the end-aggregation does not uniquely identify you or any other user of indicooks.com. For example, indicooks.com may use phone numbers to calculate the percentage of indicooks.com users who have a particular telephone area code. This collective information constitutes the “other information.”



 

Service Support Providers.

 

The nature of our service operations may require partnerships with other service support providers from time to time. These service support providers will have access to information needed to perform assistive business functions, including but not limited to payment processing, storing data, availing server power, infrastructure provisioning, website hosting, data analysis, IT services, customer service, email delivery services, and other similar services. To the extent indicooks.com is able, it will endeavor to limit service support use or sharing of information for other purposes.  However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure, and you as a user agree to knowingly accept related risks prior to accessing indicooks.com services.

 

Cookies and Other Technology. 

 

A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent by certain Internet website providers to your Internet browser and stored on your computer's hard drive, and that delivers information about you and your activity on the websites like indicooks.com. Pixel tags and web beacons are small graphic files that can function in various ways (such as allowing online service providers to track how you view an email sent to you, and track your activity on indicooks.com), and that are commonly used in conjunction with cookies. indicooks.com, its third party service providers, and other third party affiliates or partners may use cookies, pixel tags, web beacons, and other similar technologies to better serve you with more tailored information and to facilitate your ongoing use of indicooks.com. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to decline the use of cookies. Some browsers allow you to indicate that you would not like your online activities tracked, using “Do Not Track” indicators; however we are not obligated to respond to these indicators, and at certain times we may not be set up to respond to these indicators. This means that we may use latent information about your online activities to improve your use of indicooks.com consistent with this policy.

 

IP Addresses.

 

Your Internet Service Provider (ISP) automatically assigns your IP Address to the computer that you are using. The servers that indicooks.com use, including its own and those of service support providers, may automatically identify and log server log files whenever you visit indicooks.com, along with the time(s) of your visit(s) and the page(s) of indicooks.com that you visited. Collecting IP Addresses is standard practice on the Internet and is done automatically by many websites.

 

Location Information.

 

indicooks.com may obtain information about your physical location, such as by use of global positioning system and other geolocation features in your devices, or by inference from other information collected. For example, your IP Address generally indicates the general geographic region from which you are connecting to the Internet.




 

indicooks.com Use of Account Information.

 

The following is an non-exhaustive exemplary list of how indicooks.com, affiliates, and third party support service providers may use your personal information or any third party’s personal information that you may provide, as may be applicable. It is purposed to provide further guidance as to indicooks.com’s possible uses of your account information. In this regard, indicooks.com may use account information to:

Process your account registration on indicooks.com, including verifying your information to ensure its accuracy and validity.

Fulfill your orders or requests on indicooks.com.

Fulfill your purchases and process transactions.

Customize content on indicooks.com according to your use.

Send you information regarding indicooks.com, such as changes to our terms, conditions, policies or other administrative information.

Promote products, programs, services and promotions and to permit you to participate in sweepstakes, contests and similar promotions.

Facilitate your referring of friends to indicooks.com for promotional offers.

For internal business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, product development, website enhancement, service improvement, trend identification, and improving efficiency of promotional campaigns.

For other purposes which may be disclosed to you from time to time.

 

As a continuing user with an active account, you may not “opt out” of receiving communications that are material to your use of indicooks.com, like updates on terms and conditions, for example. From time to time, we may present options to restrict use of information for certain things, or opportunities to “opt out.”

 

If and when you provide a friend's name and email address for indicooks.com’s promotional use, you affirm that you are entitled to use and provide us with that person’s name and email address for the respective purpose presented to you. indicooks.com will not use the information for any purpose other than to allow a promotional offer to be sent and to troubleshoot any issues with respect to such promotional offer; unless we disclose such other purpose to you at the time you provide your friend's personal information to us.

 

Use of Other Information.

 

indicooks.com and its support service providers may use information that does not personally or uniquely identify you for any purpose. This includes but is not limited to availing indicooks.com to third parties to deliver advertisements via online behavioral advertising and multi-site advertising. This allows indicooks.com and other third parties to use the other information collected about your indicooks.com visits to advertise goods and services that are more likely to be of interest to you. These third parties may also set cookies or web beacons to assist with advertisement delivery services. If you would like to obtain more information about these practices, or if you would like to “opt out” of targeted advertising from participating advertisers, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ or http://www.aboutads.info/choices/.

 

Aside from this, indicooks.com expressly reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to monitor any and all access to and/or use of indicooks.com.

 

Disclosure of Account Information.

 

From time to time, indicooks.com may need to disclose your account information to either facilitate business operations or to comply with duly administered or processed demand, request, or compulsion under applicable law. indicooks.com, its affiliates, or third party service providers may disclose account information:

For use as described in this Privacy Policy.

As required to fulfill your order (e.g., to our restaurant partners to enable them to fulfill your order).

To identify you to any person to whom you send messages through indicooks.com.

To third parties such as attorneys, collection agencies, tribunals or law enforcement authorities pursuant to valid requests in connection with alleged violations of laws, rules or regulations, including breaches of indicooks.com’s Terms of Use or other alleged contract violations, actual or alleged infringement, actual or suspected harm to persons or property.

To detect, prevent or otherwise address actual or suspected fraud, security or technical issues, and to verify your purchase to holder(s) of any credit card(s) or other payment account(s) used to place order(s) through your account.

To third party sponsors of promotions (irrespective of whether such promotions are hosted by us), or otherwise in accordance with the rules applicable to such Promotions.

In compliance of applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; legal process; requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence;

To enforce our terms and conditions;

To protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates;

To protect our rights, privacy, safety and or property, or that of our affiliates, you or others;

To permit us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain;

For recordkeeping purposes.

To an affiliate or other third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock (including without limitation in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).

 

Conflict Between Promotional Rules and Privacy Policy.

For any third party promotions, you should carefully review the rules, if any, of each promotion in which you participate, as they may contain additional important information about indicooks.com, a sponsor's, or other third parties' use of your account information. To the extent that the rules of those promotions concerning the treatment of your account information conflict with this Privacy Policy, the rules of those promotions shall control.

 

Forums and Profiles.

 

indicooks.com third party support service providers may avail users to certain services (for example, message boards, chat functionality, "profile pages" and blogs) to which you may be able to post information and materials onto certain indicooks.com interfaces. Please note that any information you provide in connection with such services may become public, and may be available to visitors to the indicooks.com websites or applications and to the general public, including without limitation ratings and reviews that may accompany restaurant listings or a comments section of indicooks.com blog posts. We urge you to exercise discretion and caution when deciding to disclose your personal information, or any other information and materials, on indicooks.com.

 

NEITHER indicooks.com, ITS AFFILIATES, NOR ANY THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS, NOR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY DULY AUTHORIZED BY US AND OR BY OUR THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS, IS OR SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY USE BY ANY UNAUTHORIZED PERSON OR ENTITY OF ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION YOU PUBLISH OR DISCLOSE THROUGH indicooks.com.

 

Third Party Sites. Except as expressly set forth herein, this Privacy Policy does not address the privacy, information or other practices of other websites or any third parties, including without limitation any Shefu affiliates or any third party operating any site to which indicooks.com contains a link. The inclusion of a link to a third party website on the indicooks.com does not imply endorsement of the linked site by us or by our affiliates. Please note that your access or use of any third party websites, including by providing any information, materials and other content to such sites, is entirely at your own risk. Neither indicooks.com nor its third party service providers are responsible for the privacy policies of other websites.

 

Security.

 

indicooks.com uses reasonable organizational, technical and administrative measures to protect Personal Information under its control. However, as mentioned above, no data transmission over the Internet or data storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Please do not send us credit card information or other sensitive information through email. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is not secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), you must immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us in accordance with the "Contacting Us" section.

 

Changing Account Information. You may review, correct and update certain elements of your account information by adjusting your preferences in the "My Account" section of indicooks.com. indicooks.com and third party service providers are not responsible for altering account information from the databases or other records of third parties with whom indicooks.com and its third party service providers have shared your personal information.

 

Recording, Storing, and Retention Period of Information.

 

You consent to our recording, retention and use of all content, information and data, including images, that you input or otherwise communicate during your access or use of indicooks.com, or through any electronic communication or transmittal means use in accordance with the Privacy Policy or customary practices, policies and procedures. You also acknowledge that from time to time, indicooks.com may record certain telephone calls used for the customer service and/or related purposes, and to the extent that any such recording occurs involving you, you consent to such recording. indicooks.com and third party support service providers will retain personal information for the period reasonably necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

 

Note Regarding the Use of the Site by Children. Under no circumstances is the indicooks.com directed to or intended for use by individuals under the age of eighteen (18). Such individuals are prohibited from using indicooks.com and should not provide personal information through or to indicooks.com.

 

Disclaimer. If you choose to access the indicooks.com, you do so at your own risk, and are responsible for complying with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. indicooks.com may limit its availability, in whole or in part, to any person, geographic area or jurisdiction it chooses, at any time and in its sole discretion. By using indicooks.com and submitting personal information, you consent to the transfer of personal information to other countries, which may provide a different level of data security than your country of residence provides.

 

Contacting Us. If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at support@indicooks.com.

 

Please note that email communications will not necessarily be secure; accordingly you should not include credit card information or other sensitive personal information in your email correspondence with us. Further, even if a indicooks.com representative has communicated with you using electronic communication, the representative may not (and we assume no obligation to) timely see, process, act on or respond to any message from you sent.

 

Changes to Privacy Policy.

indicooks.com may change this Privacy Policy from time to time and without prior notice, except if we make a material change. In this case, indicooks.com will make reasonable efforts to notify you prior to the effective date of the change. Changes to this Privacy Policy will be effective as soon as they are posted, unless a later effective date is provided. By continuing to access or use indicooks.com after the effective date of a revised Privacy Policy, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the new terms of the Privacy Policy, do not continue using the indicooks.com. The most current version of this policy will usually be posted on indicooks.com, and you will be notified otherwise.