PRIVACY STATEMENT

 

JDGroup Ventures, LLC is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the MealEssence.com site and governs data collection and usage. By using the MealEssence.com you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information MealEssence.com collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number as well as anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by MealEssence.com. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by JDGroup Ventures, LLC for the operation of MealEssence.com, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the MealEssence.com Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through MealEssence.com public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

MealEssence.com encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from MealEssence.com so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. JDGroup Ventures, LLC is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the MealEssence.com web site.

Use of your Personal Information JDGroup Ventures, LLC collects and uses your personal information to operate the MealEssence.com Web site and deliver the services you have requested. JDGroup Ventures, LLC also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from MealEssence.com and its affiliates. JDGroup Ventures, LLC may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered with regard to the MealEssence.com web site.

JDGroup Ventures, LLC does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. JDGroup Ventures, LLC may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to JDGroup Ventures, LLC and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

JDGroup Ventures, LLC does not use or ask for sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations.

JDGroup Ventures, LLC keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within MealEssence.com, in order to determine what MealEssence.com services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within MealEssence.com to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

JDGroup Ventures, LLC will disclose your personal information, without notice, only 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 MealEssence.com; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of JDGroup Ventures, LLC; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of MealEssence.com or the public.

Use of Cookies
The MealEssence.com Web site uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize MealEssence.com pages, or register with MealEssence.com site or services, a cookie helps MealEssence.com to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same MealEssence.com Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the MealEssence.com features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the MealEssence.com services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information
 JDGroup Ventures, LLC secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. JDGroup Ventures, LLC secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected with encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement
 JDGroup Ventures, LLC will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. JDGroup Ventures, LLC encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how JDGroup Ventures, LLC is protecting your information.

Contact Information
 JDGroup Ventures, LLC welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that JDGroup Ventures, LLC has not adhered to this Statement, please contact customerservice@mealessence.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.