The Information Edamam May Collect
Information You Provide
Edamam may, in the future, collect and store any personal information you enter through the Services or the Site. This may include personally identifying information, such as your name, residence, e-mail address, credit card information, and birthday. Edamam may also request information about your interests and activities, location, gender, dietary and nutritional habits, and your username. However, at this time, Edamam does not via the Site or the Services intentionally collect any personal or identifiable information of its users Nevertheless, no system can be completely secure. Therefore, although Edamam does not intentionally collect any personal or identifiable information of its users, Edamam does not promise, and you should not expect, that such information may not be inadvertently collected and that such personal information will remain secure.
Information Collected Automatically
Like many sites on the Internet, the Site automatically collects information from your browser when you visit the Site. This information includes your IP address, your browser type and language, access times, the content of any undeleted cookies that your browser previously accepted from Edamam (see "Cookies" below), and the referring website address. If you use Edamam’s mobile application, Edamam may collect various non-identifying information, such as your mobile device type, device properties, IP address, profile views, ad views, ad clicks, search queries, photo views, and page views. We may also combine all of this non-identifying information with other non-identifying information to infer interests or demographic characteristics. In order for Edamam to work with your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, BlackBerry, or other mobile device, Edamam must collect your Device Identification Code or "DIC". The DIC is a special type of identifier used in software applications in order to provide a unique reference number for applications like those used by your mobile device. Your DIC is not shared with other users.
Cookies and Use of Cookie Data
Like many sites on the Internet, when you visit the Site, Edamam may assign your computer one or more cookies to facilitate access to the Site and to personalize your online experience. Through the use of a cookie, Edamam also may automatically collect information about your online activity on the Site, such as the web pages you visit, the time and date of your visits, the links you click, and the searches you conduct on the Site. Edamam may use this data to better understand how you interact with the Site, to monitor aggregate usage by our users and web traffic routing on the Site, and to improve the Site and our Services. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, please note that you may not be able use some of the interactive features offered on the Site. In addition, please be aware that other parties may also place their own cookies on or through the Site, and may collect or solicit personal information from you. Other cookies may reflect de-identified demographic or other data linked to the registration data you have submitted to Edamam in hashed, non-human readable form. No personally identifiable information is contained in these cookies.
If you use Edamam’s mobile device applications, Edamam may also use mobile cookies. A mobile cookie is a small data file transferred to your mobile device for record-keeping purposes. These mobile cookies help Edamam track session-based information and also better understand the effectiveness of the Services (by way of example only, by keeping track of the location and context in which you view a user profile). These mobile cookies do not contain any personally identifiable information.
Information Collected by Third Parties
Edamam may allow third parties, advertising companies, and ad networks to display advertisements on the Site and via the Services. These companies may use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to collect information about users who view or interact with their advertisements. Edamam does not provide any personal information to these third parties.
How Edamam Uses the Information It Collects
Edamam may use information that it collects as described above to:
- deliver the services that you have requested.
- provide you with customer support.
- perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
Edamam forbids the use of the Site and Services to individuals age 18 and above. Edamam does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.
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