Privacy Policy

Last updated: 23rd June 2015

Privacy Policy

INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE

If you register through the Site as a Member, we will ask you for personally identifiable information, which includes information that can be used to contact or identify you (e.g., name, phone number, email address, home address) (“Personal Information”). In order to process your transactions through the Site, we may also ask for your credit card number or bank account details (“Billing Information”). Please review the following table to understand what information we collect about you, why that information is collected and who can see it.

Information collected by MyDeliChef

Reason for Collecting it

Who can see this Information

Member’s username

In order to create and support your MyDeliChef account

When a Customer books an Event, the relevant Chef will be able to see the Customer’s username, and vice-versa.

Chefs’ usernames may occasionally be visible on the Site, but in most cases it will be the Chef’s “Display Name” (as configured in the Chef’s profile).

Otherwise, only MyDeliChef

Member’s email address

In order to communicate with you

Only MyDeliChef

Member’s full name

In order to identify and communicate with you

When a Customer books an Event, the relevant Chef will be able to see the Customer’s name, and vice-versa.

 

Otherwise, only MyDeliChef

Chef’s Address (Country, Region, City/Town, Postal Code)

In order to facilitate product searches

If you have updated your chef profile and/or created Products, your approximate location will be visible to all users of the Site.

Chef’s Address (Street, house number)

In order to accurately identify you and make payments to you

Only MyDeliChef and third-party payment providers

Customer’s Billing Address (Full Address)

In order to accurately identify you and process payments from you

Only MyDeliChef and third-party payment providers.

Customer’s Delivery/Shipping Address

In order to provide our services to you

When a Customer books an Event, the relevant Chef will be able to see the Customer’s address.

 

Otherwise, only MyDeliChef

Member’s telephone number(s)

In order to communicate with you, if you request it. And so that a Chef and Customer can reach each other.

When a Customer books an Event, the relevant Chef will be able to see the Customer’s mobile number, and vice-versa.

 

Otherwise, only MyDeliChef

Member’s account photo


To accompany Chef profiles and any Member comments made in public areas of the Site


If you create content on the Site (e.g. Products, a chef profile, comments or articles) your account photo will be publically visible alongside this content.

Member’s Date of Birth


In order to verify Member eligibility, better understand the demographics of our Members and improve our Services


Only MyDeliChef

Actions you perform on the Site, as well as the type of device and software you are using


In order to improve the features and usability of the Site and to improve our understanding of how users interact with the Site.


Only MyDeliChef

Chef’s Profile information (e.g. languages spoken, skills, experience, availability)

In order to provide more information about you to potential customers


As a Chef, you have the option to make this information public or not (by ticking “Make my profile visible to Customers” in your Chef Profile).

 

If not ticked, then only MyDeliChef

Customer’s Profile information (e.g. food preferences)


In order to understand our customers better and improve the Site


Only MyDeliChef

Will MyDeliChef contact me?

We will use the information you provide to contact you with newsletters, marketing materials, and other information that may be of interest you. We consider your acceptance of this Privacy Policy as your acceptance of our offer to send you these emails. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive such communications from us, please click the “unsubscribe” link found within the communications or in your Account.
You will continue to receive essential Service-related and Account-related communications, even if you unsubscribe from promotional emails. Please note that you may not opt out of these communications.


INFORMATION ACCESS AND DISCLOSURE

Does MyDeliChef share my Personal Information?

MyDeliChef does not sell or rent your information. We disclose your Personal Information only when:
1. We have your explicit permission to share your Personal Information.
2. We need to share your Personal Information with your Chef or Member to provide the Service.
3. We need to share your Personal Information with third-party service providers who process data on our behalf in order to complete your payment transactions.
4. We employ third-party service providers to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, or to perform Site-related services, and these providers are subject to strict data protection requirements.
5. We believe it is necessary to disclose Personal Information to investigate potential violations of our Terms of Service and/or to enforce our Terms of Service.
6. We believe it is necessary to disclose Personal Information to investigate or prevent potential illegal activities, suspected fraud, or possible threats against persons, property, or the systems on which we operate the Site and the Service.
7. We determine that the access, preservation, or disclosure of Personal Information is required or permitted by law to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of MyDeliChef and its Users, or is required to comply with applicable laws, including compliance with warrants, court orders, or other legal process.
8. We share your Personal Information in connection with the sale or reorganisation of all or part of our business, as permitted by applicable law.
We may publish, disclose, and use aggregated information that does not include Personal Information and we may otherwise disclose non-personally identifiable information with third parties for industry analysis, demographic profiling, marketing and advertising, and other business purposes. Any aggregated information shared in these contexts will not contain your Personal Information.

As a Customer, does MyDeliChef make any of my Personal Information public?

No. MyDeliChef does not publically disclose or display the Personal Information of Members.

As a Chef, does MyDeliChef make any of my Personal Information public?

If you create a Chef Profile and opt to make it public, and/or create Products on the Site, some elements of your personal information will be made public, as described in the table above. Otherwise, your personal information will not be publically disclosed or displayed.

What Customer information does MyDeliChef share with the Chef?

When, as a Customer, you book the services of a Chef, the Chef will receive your Full name, username, Delivery/Shipping address, telephone number(s) and any additional information you included at the time of booking.
Your billing address will never be shared with the Chef.

Who can view my Chef Profile?

Once the Chef has ticked the box “Make my profile visible to customers”, any visitor to the Site can view a Chef Profile.

What tracking information does MyDeliChef collect about me or my devices?

Log data

We receive, store and process Log Data, which is information that is automatically recorded by our servers whenever you access or use the Site, regardless of whether you are registered with MyDeliChef or logged in to your MyDeliChef account. Log Data includes but is not limited to your IP Address, the date and time you access or use the Site, and the hardware and software you are using.

Cookies, Web Beacons, and Tracking URLs

A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your device for record-keeping purposes. MyDeliChef uses cookies to assist with functions such as user authentication, remembering user preferences, understanding how users use the Site, and managing and tracking the effectiveness of our marketing efforts.
MyDeliChef utilizes “functional cookies” and “analytics cookies.” Functional cookies are cookies MyDeliChef sets to enable the website to work as intended. These cookies are necessary to enable you to move around the Site and use its features, to help recognize and remember you when you are logged into the Site, and to remember your settings and preferences. These cookies do not track your browsing activity on non-MyDeliChef websites.
Analytics cookies and similar tracking technologies help us understand how you use the Site. For example, these technologies can tell us things like how you arrived at the Site, if you have visited the Site before, how long you stay on the Site, and which pages you visit. They also provide us with general information about your geographic location. The following analytics technologies are in use:
• Google Analytics. To learn more about Google Analytics and your privacy, visit https://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.
You can configure your browser to accept cookies, decline cookies, or notify you when a cookie is being used. Please note that some parts of the Site may not work as intended or may not work at all if you decline cookies.
We may use other technologies with similar functionality to cookies, such as web beacons and tracking URLs to obtain Log Data. We may also use web beacons and tracking URLs in our messages to you to determine whether you have opened a certain message or accessed a certain link.

How can I change or delete the Personal Information in my Account?

You can review, update, correct, or delete the Personal Information in your MyDeliChef account by editing the relevant part of your MyDeliChef account. If you would like to delete your account entirely, please contact us to request deletion of your data. MyDeliChef will evaluate such requests on a case-by-case basis, pursuant to our legal obligations. Please note that any reviews and similar materials posted by you may continue to be publicly available on the Site in association with your first name and last initial, even after your MyDeliChef account is deleted.

How can I contact MyDeliChef?

We welcome your feedback. If you have questions, comments, or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at support@mydelichef.com