is the sole owner of the information collected on the AmericanFineDining.com website.
AmericanFineDining.com occasionally collects information from our
users at different points on our Web site.
AmericanFineDining.com is an information and education portal
about the fine dining restaurants, cuisine, and wines of
the United States of America.
stores information that we collect through log files, and/or third parties to
create an aggregate profile of our users. We do not build, support, or
maintain profiles on individual users that details their personal viewing
preferences. Consequently, collected information is never tied any personally
identifiable information to provide offers and improve the content of the site
for the individual user.
AmericanFineDining.com does not
utilize cookies, and has no plans to do so in the future.
Third Party Advertising
about individual users is not provided to - or received by - these or other
outside parties by AmericanFineDining.com.
appearing on this Web site are delivered to users by AllPosters.com, Amazon.com,
Air France, Commission Junction, Fromages.com, Linkshare, Wine Spectator,
and Wine.com. Information is not collected or maintained about individual
usersí visit to this site, such as number of times they have viewed an ad.
Like most standard Web site
servers we use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses,
browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform
type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the
site, track userís movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic
information for aggregate use.
Communications from the
On rare occasions it is
necessary to send out a strictly service-related announcement to known users of
our site. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance
we might send users who have corresponded with us an email. These
communications are not promotional in nature.
We communicate with users on
a regular basis to answer questions and provide requested services; we reply via
email or phone, in accordance with the users wishes. When these
communications are shared with others, the user's name, email address, or other
personally identifiable information is deleted.
Special note concerning
We encourage parents to
use the Site with their children. If we learn that a child under the age of 13
has provided personally identifiable information to the Site, we will promptly
remove such information from its files.
Though we make every effort
to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when
required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is
necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal
process served on our Web site.
We share aggregated
demographic information with our partners and advertisers. We also share
this information when making presentations to solicit additional partners or
This is never linked to any personally identifiable information.
These are the instances in which we will share usersí
We DO NOT Share Personal
Information with Third Parties except as required by law, with the following
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site
requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these
surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice
whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information
typically includes contact information (such as name and shipping address), and
demographic information (such as zip code). Contact information will be used
or shared with the survey/contest sponsors to notify the winners and award
prizes. Anonymous survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or
improving the use and satisfaction of this site. Usersí personally identifiable
information is not shared with third parties unless we give prior notice and
choice. Though we may use an intermediary to conduct these surveys or contests,
they may not use usersí personally identifiable information for any secondary
In the event
AmericanFineDining.com goes through a business transition, such as a merger, being
acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets, usersí personal
information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred.
Users of our site are always
notified when their information is being collected by any outside parties. We
do this so our users can make an informed choice as to whether or not they
should proceed with services that require an outside party.
This Web site contains links
to other sites. Please be aware that AmericanFineDining.com is not responsible for
the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware
when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every
Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy
statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.
Chat Rooms, Message Boards, and Public Forums
Please keep in mind that
whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online - for example on
message boards, through e-mail, or in chat areas - that information can be
collected and used by others. In short, by posting personal information online
that is publicly accessible, you may receive unsolicited messages from other
parties in return.
Web site takes every precaution to protect our usersí information. When
users submit sensitive information via the Web site, their information is
protected both online and off-line as described above.
users have any questions about the security at our Web site, users can send an
email to admin@AmericanFineDining.com.
Correcting/Updating/Deleting/Deactivating Personal Information
If a userís personally identifiable information changes (such as zip code,
phone, email or postal address), or if a user no longer desires to receive
communications from us, we provide a way to correct, update or delete/deactivate
usersí personally identifiable information. This can be done by emailing our
Customer Support at admin@AmericanFineDining.com. Or, contact us by telephone or postal mail at
the contact information listed below.
If we decide to change our
homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so our users are always aware of
what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if
any, we disclose it.
If, however, we are going to
use usersí personally identifiable information in a manner different from that
stated at the time of collection we attempt to notify all known users users via email.
We will also post a
notice on our Web site for 30 days prior to any such changes taking effect.
If users have any questions
Phone (914) 835-7323
Internaire, P.O. Box 918, Harrison NY 10528 USA