When using this site, we may collect personal information about you. We may collect personal information from you when you (i) participate in contests and giveaways, (ii) go through a registration process, and (iii) shop online. In addition, we also collect information from you when you identify yourself for the purpose of participating in chat areas, bulletin boards, etc. We may use such information to fulfill prizes, to track compliance with our policies, for advertising and marketing purposes, (you will have the option to opt out of such transactions), or for editorial and feedback purposes (to the extent that is explained when guests provide the information). In the event that we plan to post any such information on a site, guests are provided prior notification of such posting and given the option of preventing such posting.
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Within this site, you are not allowed to distribute (by whatever means) content that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or that we otherwise deem distasteful or objectionable (at our sole discretion). You are not allowed to use our chat areas, bulletin boards or email service in any commercial manner. Any commercial solicitation by you of our other guests is prohibited. Guests are solely responsible for the content of their own messages.
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Unless otherwise specified, the materials in this site are presented solely for the purposes of entertainment and the promotion of products and services available in the United States. We control and operate this site from our offices in Chicago, Illinois, USA We make no claims that our content is appropriate for use outside of the United States. If you choose to use this site from outside of the United States, you are solely responsible for compliance with your local laws.
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Further, we explicitly disclaim any responsibility for the accuracy, content,or availability of information found on sites that link to or from this site belonging to third parties not associated with us. We encourage discretion when browsing the Internet using our or anyone else's service. Because some sites employ automated search results or otherwise link you to sites containing information that may be deemed inappropriate or offensive,we cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in third-party sites, and you hereby irrevocably waive any claim against us with respect to such sites. We cannot ensure that you will be satisfied with any products or services that you purchase from third-party product and service providers included within this site, since such third-party product or service providers are owned and operated by independent businesses. With respect to third-party sites that link to or out of this site, we have not taken any steps to confirm the accuracy or reliability of any of the information contained in such third-party sites. We do not make any representations or warranties as to the security of any information (including, without limitation, credit card and other personal information) you might be requested to give any third party, and you hereby irrevocably waive any claim against us with respect to such sites. We strongly encourage you to make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any online or offline transaction with any of these third parties. You should be aware that while on our site you could be directed to other sites that are beyond our control. There are links to other sites from Discover Chefs that take you outside our service. For example, if you click on a banner advertisement or a link to another site, the click may take you off the Discover Chefs site. This includes links from advertisers, sponsors, and partners that may use Discover Chefs logo as part of a co-branding agreement. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, or otherwise collect data or solicit personal information. You should always be aware of the site that's currently serving you. Please keep in mind that whenever you give out personal information online - for example, via message boards or chat - that information can be collected and used by people you don't know. We cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online, and you do so at your own risk.
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These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms or arising out of this site shall be resolved through biding arbitration using the then current rules of the American Arbitration Association, in Chicago, IL. and the resulting decisions may be entered in any court with proper jurisdiction. This means that if you have a grievance with us, you cannot take us to court. You can address such grievances through arbitration only and you are hereby consenting to do it in Chicago, Illinois, using Illinois' laws (without regard to Illinois' conflicts of laws). If any provision of these terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms (or reformable, if necessary), and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Alternatively, such provision may also be modified if necessary to the extent necessary for its validity. © EatUp DrinkUp, Inc. All rights reserved.
We collect IP addresses for the purposes of system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers and partners. An IP address is a number that's automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are on the Web. Your computer can be identified on the Internet through your IP address. When guests request pages from our site, our servers log the guests' IP addresses. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable unless a guest registers with us. This means that an unregistered user's session will be logged, but the user remains anonymous to us.
The importance of security for all personal information associated with our guests is of utmost concern to us. We exercise great care in providing secure transmission of your information from your PC to our servers, utilizing encryption software. Only those employees who need access to your information in order to do their jobs are allowed access.