Here is how we handle information about your visit to our Web site:
Information collected and stored automatically: If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the Web site, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store information like the following concerning your visit:
• The Internet domain (for example, “xcompany.com” if you use a private Internet access account or “yourschool.edu” if you connect from a university’s domain);
• Your IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our Web site;
• The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
• The date and time you access our site;
• The pages you visit; and
• If you linked to our Web site from another Web site, the address of that Web site.
We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors, to learn about the number of visitors to our site, and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.
Information that you voluntarily provide: If you choose to provide us with personally identifiable information, for example, by sending an e-mail or by filling out a form and submitting it through our Web site, we use that information to respond to your message and to help us provide you with the information and services that you request. All uses of that information are described on the Web page containing the form. Around Eatery reserves the right to disclose personal information in special cases where we believe that this information is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (intentionally or unintentionally) Around Eatery’ rights or property, other site users, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities.
Submitting voluntary information constitutes your consent to the use of the information for the stated purpose and as described above. When you click the “Submit” button on any of the Web forms found on our sites, you are indicating your voluntary consent to use of the information you submit for such purposes.
How information is used: The information we collect is used for a variety of purposes (e.g., to register you for a conference, to respond to requests for information, and to apply for employment opportunities). We make every effort to disclose clearly how information is used at the point where it is collected so you can determine whether you wish to provide the information.
Cookie disclaimer: “Cookies” are small bits of text that are either used for the duration of a session (“session cookies”) or saved on a user’s hard drive in order to identify that user, or information about that user, the next time the user logs on the a Web site (“persistent cookies”). Around Eatery does not use persistent cookies or any other persistent tracking technology. However, for some videos that are visible on www.aroundeatery.com, a "persistent cookie" is set by third party providers when you click to play a video. These videos are identified with a link to a cookie disclaimer under the video and are used by the third party provider to collect statistics on the number of unique Web visitors viewing specific videos. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to accept or reject it.