Privacy Policy


American Italian Pasta Company, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“AIPC”) is committed to protecting your privacy while delivering information that is most relevant and helpful to you. AIPC understands that how your usage data, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card information (“Personal Information”) is used and/or shared is very important. As such, except as provided for under USAGE below, AIPC DOES NOT SELL, RENT, SWAP OR OTHERWISE DISCLOSE ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES THAT ARE NOT EMPLOYED BY OR AFFILIATED WITH AIPC. Consequently, AIPC has implemented this Privacy Policy to inform AIPC Web site users how it does collect, store, and use Personal Information. This policy applies to “AIPC.COM,” “GOLDENGRAINPASTA.COM,” “HEARTLANDPASTA.com,” “MAKESAMEAL.COM”, “MUELLERSPASTA.COM”, “PENNSYLVANIADUTCHNOODLES.COM”, “LUXURYPASTA.COM”, “ANTHONYPASTA.COM”, “RONCORECIPES.COM” and “PASTALENSI.COM” or any other Web site belonging to or operated by AIPC (individually or collectively the “AIPC Web site”).

This policy is intended to provide full disclosure of how we use information that may be collected through this web site. The policy applies to the AIPC Web site and information collected by and through the AIPC Web site. It does not apply to any other AIPC services or dealings with users or customers and does not apply to third-party sites which may be linked to the AIPC Web site. By using the AIPC Web site, you are accepting this privacy policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use the AIPC Web site.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

To enable AIPC to provide you with requested information, AIPC collects Personal Information from you on various sections of the AIPC Web site. In addition, AIPC collects Personal Information when you register with the AIPC Web site or when you register for any services, special offers or promotions available on the AIPC Web site. AIPC may also collect general statistical information regarding the AIPC Web site’s usage (such as your IP address, browser type, originating domain names, access times and referring web site addresses). Such information is utilized as provided under USAGE below.

USAGE

AIPC uses Personal Information for marketing and promotional purposes (for example, offering AIPC Web site users the opportunity to receive information, participate in special promotions and organize recipe information); ordering product from us; disseminating product information; evaluating consumer demographic data and preferences; and overall improving the experience of the AIPC Web site.

In addition, AIPC uses Personal Information to direct e-mail to AIPC Web site users who register with the AIPC Web site or who are referred by another user to the AIPC Web site. We may share Personal Information with our corporate affiliates and subsidiary companies for purposes related to the business of those affiliates and subsidiaries.

YOU MUST BE AT LEAST EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE TO USE THE AIPC.COM WEB SITES. SEE OUR TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT ALSO AT AIPC.COM. We do not knowingly collect any personal information about individuals under the age of eighteen (18) years.

BY PROVIDING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION TO AIPC YOU ARE EXPRESSLY CONSENTING TO AIPC’S USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION FOR ALL OF THE PURPOSES SET FORTH IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND FOR ANY OTHER ADDITIONAL PURPOSES THAT MAY BE SET FORTH ON THE AIPC WEB SITE.

PRIVACY POLICIES OF THIRD PARTY WEB SITES

The AIPC Web site may contain hyperlinks to third party web sites, and while AIPC makes all reasonable efforts to hyperlink to web sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, these web sites are operated independently of the AIPC Web site and AIPC can not be responsible for the content or the privacy practices of such third party web sites. As such, AIPC encourages you to review the privacy statements of web sites you choose to link to from the AIPC Web site so that you can understand how those web sites collect, use, share, or otherwise disseminate any of your Personal Information. Links posted on our site to other business do not imply that we endorse or are responsible for the services or products offered by those linked sites.

COOKIES, THIRD PARTY AD NETWORKS

When you enter the AIPC Web site, we may store some information, in the form of a “Cookie” or similar file, on your computer. Cookies are pieces of information that a web site transfers and stores on your hard drive for record keeping purposes. Cookies are used, for among other things, to facilitate the delivery of content specific information to you and to avoid showing you the same information repeatedly. The AIPC Web site may use cookies as a way to measure activity and traffic patterns on the site in order to continually improve your experience. We may employ cookies to make your visits to this site more efficient and convenient for you. Your browser can be set to warn you before accepting cookies, and you can choose to refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you choose to disable your cookies setting or refuse to accept a cookie, some parts of the AIPC Web site may not function properly or may be significantly slower.

DISCLOSURE

AIPC reserves the right to disclose any personal information about you or your use of the AIPC Web site, including its contents, without your prior permission if AIPC has a good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (1) protect and defend the rights or property of AIPC or its affiliated companies; (2) enforce the terms or use of this policy or other agreement regarding the AIPC Web site; (3) act to protect the interests of its users and customers; or (4) comply with any and all legal requirements or process. Further, AIPC may transfer or sell your personal information in a sale of its relevant assets.

SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

While AIPC attempts to consistently upgrade its internet security safeguards, we cannot be responsible for any breach of our security safeguards or for the actions of any third parties that may obtain your Personal Information. See our Terms of Use Agreement also at AIPC.com.

REMOVAL, REVIEW AND CORRECTION

AIPC Web site users may remove their Personal Information from AIPC distribution lists by contacting our Customer Service department at: webmaster@aipc.com.

CHANGES TO THIS POLICY

AIPC expressly reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting a notice at this location or by e-mail or by any other reasonable means reasonably available to AIPC.

CONTACT US

AIPC welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you believe that AIPC has not adhered to this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: webmaster@aipc.com.

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