Italian Kitchen USA, Inc. ("IK") recognizes the importance of protecting your privacy and takes that obligation seriously by meeting or exceeding privacy regulations promulgated under United States law. IK also knows that you care about how your usage data, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card information ("Personal Information") is used and/or shared. IK's sole intent in collecting Personal Information is to balance its legitimate business interests against the reasonable expectations of privacy of its customers. As such, except as provided for under USAGE below, IK DOES NOT SELL, RENT, SWAP OR OTHERWISE DISCLOSE ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES THAT ARE NOT EMPLOYED BY OR AFFILIATED WITH IK. Consequently, IK adopted this Statement of Privacy to inform IK website (the "IK Website") users how it does collect, store, and use Personal Information.
Collection of personal information
To enable IK to provide you with requested information and process orders, IK collects Personal Information from you on various sections of the IK Website. We may also collect information relating to your purchases from IK, such as the authorization code of the transaction, payment method, the date and time of the transaction, items purchased, and the purchase price. In addition, IK collects Personal Information when you register with the IK Website or when you register for any services, special offers or drawings available on the IK Website. IK may also collect general statistical information of the IK Website's usage (such as your IP address, browser type, originating domain names, access times and referring website addresses). Such information is utilized as provided under USAGE below.
Privacy policies of third party websites
The IK Website may contain hyperlinks to third party websites, and while IK makes all reasonable efforts to hyperlink to websites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, IK is not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of third party websites. As such, IK encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from the IK Website so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information.
Cookies, third party ad networks
The IK Website does not currently utilize third party networks.
IK uses Personal Information for order fulfillment purposes; for marketing and promotional purposes (for example, offering IK Website users the opportunity to receive information, participate in special promotions and acquire IK promotional products, e-mail based promotions and marketing whether performed by IK or by IK's business partners and independent contractors); developing enhancements to the IK Website; and evaluating IK Website usage by analyzing usage data in the aggregate, but not with respect to any individual IK Website user.
IK also reserves the right to disclose any personal information about you or your use of the IK Website, including its contents, without your prior permission if IK has a good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (1) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (2) protect and defend the rights or property of IK or its affiliated companies; (3) enforce the terms or use; or (4) act to protect the interests of its users and customers. IK's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of IK's right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the IK Website or information provided to or gathered by IK with respect to such use. Further, IK may sell your personal information in a sale of all or substantially all of the assets of IK.
Security of personal information
User Generated Content
Removal, review and correction
IK Website users may remove their Personal Information from IK distribution lists by contacting our Customer Service department.
Children and minors online privacy
IK complies with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) which stipulates that Web site operators cannot knowingly collect personal information from children under age 13 without verifiable parental permission. Children are not eligible to use any of our services contained in this Site. We do not knowingly collect or use any personal information from users under 18 years of age. No information should be submitted to this Site by visitors under 18 years of age, and visitors under 18 years old are not allowed to register for our contests, newsletter, clubs or activities. You must be 18 years or older to use our services. If you are a minor, you can use our services only in conjunction with your parent or guardian and therefore you hereby agree and acknowledge that you are at least 18 years old or that a parent or guardian is supervising usage by, and is responsible for the actions of, any minor(s) who use your computer and/or account(s) to access the IK Website.
IK welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that IK has not adhered to this Statement of Privacy, please click here to contact us.