Effective Date: March 20, 2012
Information We Collect
WhatsInThisStuff collects user submitted account information such as name and email address to identify you and send you notifications related to the use of the service. WhatsInThisStuff also collects user submitted information associated with account preferences, such as items added to the user's Profile, for the purpose of personalizing the user experience. WhatsInThisStuff also collects user information associated with user-contributed content, such as product and ingredient information, photos, votes, and comments, so that we can verify the accuracy of the content with the contributing user.
Some information collected is not explicitly submitted by the user; we log your browser-type related information, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp.
How We Use Your Information
User-contributed content is an important part of WhatsInThisStuff. Therefore, information such as your name, and any personally identifiable information you have included in your contributed content, may be displayed to other users of the WhatsInThisStuff Site or Services.
We may use your email address to notify you of updated information on products, send you updates or news regarding our site, or to verify information related to your contributed content.
Browser-type related information, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp data help us administer and diagnose problems with our server and service. In addition, we use this information to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the site.
Aggregated, non-personal information may be shared with third parties, such as the number of users that have been exposed to, or clicked on, a particular advertisement. No personally-identifiable information will be disclosed through this sharing.
Transfer of Information
WhatsInThisStuff does not sell, rent, share, trade or give away any of your personal information. WhatsInThisStuff will disclose information about individual users to governmental or judicial authorities or law enforcement agencies, or to other individuals or entities in response to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal processes.
WhatsInThisStuff will notify you when information about you may be provided to third parties in ways other than explained above, and you will have the option to prevent such information sharing.
Our website may contain links to third party websites to which we have no affiliation. WhatsInThisStuff does not share your personal information with those websites and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We suggest you read the privacy polices on these third party websites.
Controlling Your Personal Information
As a registered WhatsInThisStuff user, you can modify your personal information at any time by accessing the "Profile" section of the site. Registered users who wish to close their account should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
You hereby acknowledge that WhatsInThisStuff is not responsible for any intercepted information sent via the Internet, and you hereby release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.
This website is not directed to children, and WhatsInThisStuff does not knowingly solicit information from any child under the age of 13. Should a child whom we know to be under 13 send personal information to us, we will use that information only to respond directly to that child (or a parent or guardian) to inform him or her that we must have parental consent before receiving his or her personal information.
Terms and Modifications to this Privacy Statement