APCI/APCA Privacy Statement
American Personal Chef Institute & Association
The American Personal Chef Institute & Association is committed to protecting your privacy. You can visit almost all pages on this site without giving us any information about yourself. But sometimes we do need information to provide services that you request, and this privacy statement explains data collection and use in those situations. This privacy statement applies to PersonalChef.com and all of it's sites. Please read the complete American Personal Chef Institute & Association.com privacy statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
We will ask you when we need personally identifiable information (personal information) as it allows us to contact you. Generally, this information is requested when you are registering for recipe downloads, visiting the Visitor's Discussion Forum, completing a request for more training information, ordering e-mail newsletters, or when purchasing American Personal Chef Institute & Association products and services. Personal information collected by American Personal Chef Institute & Association.com often is limited to e-mail address, language, country or location, but may include other information when needed to provide a service you have requested.
For example: If you choose a service or transaction that requires payment, such as making a purchase in the Personal Chef Mall area of this Web site, we will request personal information necessary for billing and/or shipping, such as: name, address, telephone number, email address, and credit card number.
The American Personal Chef Institute & Association also collects certain information about your computer hardware and software. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used strictly for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of American Personal Chef Institute & Association.com.
Use of your Personal Information
We use your personal information for the following purposes:
The American Personal Chef Institute & Association may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the American Personal Chef Institute & Association or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the American Personal Chef Institute & Association and its other Web sites, or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of the American Personal Chef Institute & Association employees, users of the American Personal Chef Institute & Association products or services, or members of the general public.
When you provide us personal information, American Personal Chef Institute & Association.com will NOT share that information with third parties. It will only be used for the purposes stated above.Security of your Personal Information
American Personal Chef Institute & Association.com is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide in computer servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit sensitive information (such as a credit card number) over the internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.Protection of Children's Personal Information
If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies from the American Personal Chef Institute & Association.com Web site, you will be able to view the text on the screens, however you will not be able to purchase product on line.Changes to this Statement
American Personal Chef Institute & Association.com will occasionally update this privacy statement. When
we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the
privacy statement. For material changes to this statement, American Personal Chef Institute & Association.com
will notify you by placing prominent notice on this Web
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