The Rachael Ray Foundation™ (RRF) supports causes near and dear to Rachael’s heart, with one simple idea mind: that businesses that do well should do good. Our mission is to help animals in need and to support Yum-o!-aligned organizations, along with others. RRF’s website, rachaelrayfoundation.org (the “website” or the “site”) contains information about RRF, its partners, and more. We strive to promote the online safety and privacy of our users. All materials sent to us either electronically or via regular mail will not be posted automatically and will be reviewed by us first. We will not post any materials without the user’s consent. At any time a user can request their materials be removed from the website by contacting us at [email protected].
CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
California Privacy Rights Information
The Rachael Ray Foundation
276 5th Avenue
Suite 704 – 3132
New York, NY 10001
Attn: California Privacy Rights Administrator
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
Information You Provide to Us
RRF collects information about you when you visit and interact with this website. Some of this information is automatically collected, and some is collected when you interact with the site. The type of information that is automatically collected can include date and time of access of the site, an anonymized Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer that you are using, the domain and host from which you access the Internet, your browser software and operating system, and the specific activities you are engaged in while visiting the Site. Information from which you can be personally identified may also be collected by RRF at the site, such as your email address, if you opt-in to our email newsletters (referred to as “Personal Consumer Information”). Of course, you may choose not to provide certain information to RRF, but if so, you may not be able to participate in certain RRF activities and transactions.
You must be 18 years of age to use this Site. RRF does not knowingly collect or maintain any Personal Information from children under the age of 13, and no part of any of the Site is designed with the purpose of attracting such children.
Use of “Cookies” and Other Technologies
RRF may make use of “cookies” – small data files which we may send to your computer on the basis of the information that we have collected about your visit. They contain information allowing us to recognize when you are visiting the Site and to keep track of your preferences. Through the use of a cookie, we also may automatically collect information about your online activity on our Site, such as the web pages you visit, the links you click, and the searches you conduct on our site. Cookies are stored in your computer’s browser or on your hard disk and can then be retrieved by the website.
If you want to delete any cookies that were already sent to your computer or personal device, please refer to your web browser’s “Help” facility. In addition, most web browsers can be set to prevent you from receiving new cookies, notify you before accepting cookies or disable cookies altogether. Details about this can normally be found in the “Help” facility provided with your browser. Please note that if you disable cookies you may not be able to take advantage of some of the Website’ interactive functionality.
When you communicate with RRF electronically, via e-mail, when opting to receive our newsletter or otherwise, you consent to RRF’s use of the information you have provided, and you further consent to receive electronic communications from RRF. If, after consenting to RRF’s use of your information to send you electronic communications, you decide you would prefer not to receive such communications in the future, you can opt out of our email lists by either clicking on the “opt out” line at the bottom of the email, or by emailing us directly at [email protected].
SECURITY OF INFORMATION
RRF maintains reasonable standards of confidentiality and security for this site and the Personal Consumer Information collected from this site. The Personal Consumer Information you provide is secured using industry standard e-commerce security technology. RRF also restricts its own employees’ access to Personal Consumer Information. However, it is possible that someone may intercept or access communications, transmissions and/or Personal Consumer Information. In the event that RRF determines that there has been a security breach resulting the unauthorized disclosure of Personal Consumer Information to a third party, RRF will promptly notify consumers whose Personal Consumer Information it reasonably believes has been so disclosed by posting such information on the site and, if email contact is possible, then we would send an email notification with respect to the situation.
USE AND SHARING OF INFORMATION
The Personal Consumer Information collected by RRF may be used for any lawful purpose, with your consent.
Use of Personal Consumer Information by RRF: The Personal Consumer Information collected by RRF may be used by RRF for any lawful purpose, including to communicate with you, respond to your requests, and analyze and improve RRF’s websites, its business and/or its service to you. Should you choose to opt-in to one of our email lists, RRF may use your information to send you email newsletters, information about the organization such as new features, status of goals, new partnerships, programs, activities, events, fundraising efforts and miscellaneous updates. All email newsletters and other communications will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of receiving future issues of such newsletters. You may also, at any time, opt out of receiving any third party materials from this site by emailing us directly at [email protected].
Retention of Personal Information
Personal Information is retained to deliver our services, to otherwise fulfill identified or apparent purposes, and for record-keeping. At some point RRF may elect to destroy, erase or anonymize your Personal Information. Once anonymized, RRF undertakes not to re-identify the information.
Information posted on the Site may continue to be displayed on this Site, or on any successor website for as long as the Site or any successor Site is available, and may be archived by third party Sites. You may request access to your Personal Information in order for it to be updated or removed by writing to [email protected]. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we reserve the right to refuse requests for the removal of Personal Information from the Site.
Sharing of User Content on the Site
When users send us stories, recipes, photos and/or other content (“User Content”), these materials may be posted on our site. When we display a child’s photo or artwork, or photos that show images of any children, we will only show a child’s first name and age, and then only with the consent of the child’s parent or legal guardian. We will not show any last names or addresses, including email and postal. We will not use any User Content without the prior written consent of the user. We will not return any User Content, including but not limited to photographs, once they have been sent to us.
Disclosure by RRF of Personal Consumer Information to Other Entities
Without restriction, RRF may disclose aggregated statistics about visitors to its site, along with specific information concerning individual visitors of its site that is not Personal Consumer Information, provided that no specific individual can be identified by the information so disclosed. RRF may sometimes seek to share the Personal Consumer Information it has collected with a third party, and may also sometimes seek to share such Personal Consumer Information with companies that are affiliated with RRF. RRF may sometimes use a third party to provide certain services on its behalf, such as sending e-mails or performing statistical analyses of activity on this website. In the event that RRF provides your Personal Consumer Information to any such entity, RRF will require that any such entity maintain the confidentiality of (and not further share) the Personal Consumer Information that RRF has provided to it. RRF may sometimes share aggregated Personal Consumer Information with partners on the RRF site, such as site statistics and behavioral data. RRF will not provide Personal Consumer Information to any third party for such party’s direct marketing purposes without your prior written consent.
Acquisition of Business
In the event that RRF is involved in a merger, acquisition, consolidation, restructuring, reorganization, liquidation, sale or similar transaction relating to any portion of its business and/or assets, you hereby acknowledge and agree that the Personal Consumer Information relating to visitors of this site that RRF has collected may be included in the assets of, and/or transferred pursuant to, such transaction. If that occurs, RRF will post a notice to such effect on this website.
ACCESSING YOUR INFORMATION
You may update and/or correct the Personal Consumer Information collected on the site, or seek to have such information deleted from RRF’s records, by emailing [email protected].
From time to time, the RRF website may contain links to other websites that are not controlled and/or maintained by RRF. Please be aware that these other websites may have different privacy policies, which may subject you to different privacy practices. Please review the privacy policies of such other websites for information concerning what information is collected on such sites and how it is used.
CHANGES IN POLICY
The Rachael Ray Foundation
276 5th Avenue
Suite 704 – 3132
New York, NY 10001
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