Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how The Hungry Mouse uses and protects any information that you give while using www.thehungrymouse.com.

Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The Hungry Mouse may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from September 18, 2016.

We won’t ever sell, share, or rent individual personal information without advance written notice or unless ordered by a court of law. 

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit this website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as zip code, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Advertising

Some of our advertisers occasionally serve you cookies as well. We do not have control over cookies placed by advertisers. We may use advertising service vendors to help present advertisements on the website, one of which is http://www.gourmetads.com.

These vendors may use cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies to serve you advertisements tailored to interests you have shown by browsing on this and other sites you have visited, to determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before and to avoid sending you duplicate advertisements. In doing so, these vendors may collect non-personal data such as your browser type, your operating system, Web pages visited, time of visits, content viewed, ads viewed, and other clickstream data. The use of cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies by these advertising service vendors is subject to their own privacy policies, not ours, and Service Provider disclaims all liability in connection therewith.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

Opt Out

For information about opting out of Gourmet Ads and ad serving partners please visit http://www.gourmetads.com/about/privacy-policy

To learn more about Google’s advertising practices and your choices, click here. To learn more about Amazon.com’s privacy policy, click here.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us.

Copyright notice

All text and images on The Hungry Mouse are the property of Jessie Cross and are subject to copyright and intellectual property rights. You may not republish or redistribute any content (text or photos), in any form, without express written permission. 

Please note that we aggressively monitor and pursue copyright theft.

Disclosure policy

The Hungry Mouse is a for-profit business. That means that we make money from sources including (but not limited to) paid advertisements, affiliate marketing programs, and sponsored content. When actual editorial content is sponsored, we’ll always let you know.

We also accept free samples for review. That said, just because you send us something for free doesn’t guarantee a review, blog post, or endorsement.

User agreement

All information on this site is provided on an “as is” basis, for entertainment purposes only, without any warranty of any kind. Jessie is not a trained chef. She IS, however, a professional writer and editor and tries to be as accurate and factual as she can. The recipes and information on this website represent her real-life experience. Yours may be different, and we assume no responsibility for your experience if that’s the case.

The following constitutes the terms and conditions (the “Terms of Use”) governing your use of this web site located at www.thehungrymouse.com and any content made available from or through this web site, including any subdomains thereof (hereinafter, the “Web Site”). The Web Site is made available by Jessie Cross / The Hungry Mouse (“The Hungry Mouse” or “we” or “us”). We may change the Terms of Use at any time by posting such changes on the Web Site. Please review these Terms of Use periodically for revisions made hereto. By using this Web Site, you accept and agree to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you may not access or otherwise use the Web Site.

Proprietary RightsWe own, solely and exclusively, all rights, title and interest in and to The Hungry Mouse. This includes all the content, code, data and materials thereon the look and feel, design and organization of the Web Site, and the compilation of the content, code, data and materials on the Web Site, including but not limited to any copyrights, trademark rights, patent rights, database rights, moral rights, sui generis rights and other intellectual property and proprietary rights therein. To the extent that we do not own material contained on the Web Site, we have secured a license from the owner or licensor of such material granting us the right to display such content in the manner displayed on the Web Site. Your use of the Web Site does not grant to you ownership of any kind of any content, code, data or materials you may access on or through the Web Site.

Limited LicenseYou may access and view the content on the Web Site on your computer or other device, and make single copies or prints of the content on the Web Site at your own risk and for your personal, non-commercial use only. Use of the Web Site and the services offered on or through the Web Site, are only for your personal, non-commercial use. You may not use the Web Site for commercial purposes or in any way that is unlawful, or harms us or any other person or entity, as determined in our sole discretion.

Prohibited UseAny commercial or promotional distribution, publishing or exploitation of the Web Site, or any content, code, data or materials on the Web Site, is strictly prohibited unless you have received the express prior written permission from authorized personnel of The Hungry Mouse or the otherwise applicable rights holder. Other than as expressly allowed herein, you may not download, post, display, publish, copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, modify, perform, broadcast, transfer, create derivative works from, sell or otherwise exploit any content, code, data or materials on or available through the Web Site. You further agree that you may not alter, edit, delete, remove, otherwise change the meaning or appearance of, or repurpose, any of the content, code, data, or other materials on or made available through the Web Site. If you make other use of the Web Site, or the content, code, data or materials thereon, except as otherwise provided above, you may be subject to liability for such unauthorized use (including, without limitation, for violations of copyright and other applicable laws).

TrademarksThe Hungry Mouse and its logo are registered trademarks of Jessica Cross and may not be used in any way without permission.

User InformationIn the course of your use of the Web Site and/or the services made available on or through the Web Site, you may be asked to provide certain personal information to us (such information referred to hereinafter as “User Information”). We will use it in accordance with our Privacy Policy above. You represent, warrant, acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the accuracy and content of User Information.

Submitted MaterialsUnless specifically requested, we do not solicit nor do we wish to receive any confidential, secret or proprietary information from you through the Web Site, by e-mail or in any other way. Any comments you submit on the Web Site and any e-mails you send to us become the sole property of The Hungry Mouse. We reserve the right to:

  • Edit or delete comments at our discretion, without permission, as we see fit
  • Republish and redistribute comments or e-mails in any format, for any reason, as we see fit

Prohibited User ConductYou warrant and agree that, while using the Web Site and the various services and features offered on or through the Web Site you shall not:

  • Impersonate any person or entity, whether actual or fictitious, or misrepresent your affiliation with any other person or entity
  • Insert your own or a third party’s advertising, branding or other promotional content into any of the Web Site’s content, materials or services
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems through the Web Site

We reserve the right to ban or delete registered user accounts at our discretion for any reason, without notice or warning. In the event that you are banned and you return or attempt to return to the Web Site or a particular service offered by or through the Web Site, you will be deemed to have breached these Terms of Use, and The Hungry Mouse reserves the right to pursue all rights and remedies available to it at law or in equity with respect to such breach.

Linking to The Hungry MouseYou agree that if you include a link from any other web site to The Hungry Mouse, such link shall link to the full version of an HTML formatted page of this Web Site. You may not link directly to any image hosted on the Web Site or our services. You may not link from any other web site to this Web Site in any manner such that the Web Site, or any page of the Web Site, is “framed,” surrounded or obfuscated by any third-party content, materials or branding. We reserve all of our rights under the law to insist that any link to the Web Site be discontinued, that the link open in a new browser window, and/or to revoke your right to link to the Web Site from any other web site at any time upon written notice to you.

Links to Third-Party Web SitesYou may click links on the Web Site that take you outside of our service and third-party web sites may link to the Web Site (“Linked Sites”), including links from advertisers, sponsors and content partners that may use our logo(s) as part of a co-branding relationship. By clicking those links, you acknowledge and agree that The Hungry Mouse has no responsibility for the information, content, products, services, advertising, code or other materials which may or may not be provided by or through Linked Sites, even if they are owned or run by affiliates of ours, and you rely on the same at your own risk.

Security—The Hungry Mouse is not responsible for any form of transmission, virus, or malign code received from the Web Site or from any linked third-party web site. We have security measures in place in an attempt to keep the Web Site as secure as possible. You agree not to hold us responsible for any breach of security you may experience as a result of your use of this Web Site.

IndemnificationBy submitting or posting any User Information, photograph and/or Submitted Materials you acknowledge and agree that, in the event that it becomes necessary or advisable for us to defend ourselves, in a court of law or otherwise, with respect to any such User Information, photograph and/or Submitted Materials, we may rely on your representations and warranties contained herein. By using the Web Site you acknowledge and agree that, in the event that it becomes necessary or advisable for us to defend ourselves, in a court of law or otherwise, with respect to your engaging in any prohibited user conduct, as described herein, we may rely on your representations and warranties contained herein. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold The Hungry Mouse and its directors, officers, employees and agents harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and other costs of enforcing these Terms of Use, arising in any way from your use of the Web Site, your placement or transmission of any message, content, information, software or other materials on or through the Web Site, or your breach or violation of the law or of these Terms of Use. The Hungry Mouse reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and in such case, you agree to cooperate with The Hungry Mouse’s defense of such claim.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIESTHE HUNGRY MOUSE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL SERVICES, CONTENT, FUNCTIONS AND MATERIALS PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEB SITE, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY FOR INFORMATION, DATA, DATA PROCESSING SERVICES, UPTIME OR UNINTERRUPTED ACCESS, ANY WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY, PLAYABILITY, DISPLAYABILITY, ACCURACY, USEFULNESS, CORRECTNESS, PRECISION, THOROUGHNESS, COMPLETENESS OR CONTENT OR INFORMATION, AND ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND WE HEREBY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEB SITE OR THE SERVICES, CONTENT, FUNCTIONS OR MATERIALS PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEB SITE WILL BE TIMELY, SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE WEB SITE OR PROVIDED SERVICES WILL MEET USERS’ REQUIREMENTS. NO ADVICE, RESULTS OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR THROUGH THE WEB SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN. THE HUNGRY MOUSE ALSO ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR EQUIPMENT ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING IN THE WEB SITE OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIALS, DATA, TEXT, IMAGES, VIDEO CONTENT, OR AUDIO CONTENT FROM THE WEB SITE.

WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR MAKE CORRECTIONS TO ANY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE WEB SITE AT ANY TIME AND WITHOUT ANY PRIOR WARNING. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INACCURACY OR OMISSION CONCERNING ANY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE WEB SITE.

WITHOUT LIMITATION OF THE ABOVE IN THIS SECTION, THE HUNGRY MOUSE AND ITS AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS AND LICENSORS MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED VIA THE WEB SITE, AND HEREBY DISCLAIM, AND YOU HEREBY WAIVE, ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS MADE IN PRODUCT OR SERVICES LITERATURE, FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS DOCUMENTS AND OTHERWISE ON THE WEB SITE OR IN CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE HUNGRY MOUSE OR ITS AGENTS. ANY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ORDERED OR PROVIDED VIA THE WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED BY THE HUNGRY MOUSE “AS IS,” EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT, IF AT ALL, OTHERWISE SET FORTH IN A LICENSE OR SALE AGREEMENT SEPARATELY ENTERED INTO IN WRITING BETWEEN YOU AND THE HUNGRY MOUSE OR ITS LICENSOR OR SUPPLIER.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES DOES YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE FORM ANY RELATIONSHIP, WHETHER IMPLIED OR EXPRESS, WITH THE HUNGRY MOUSE. THE HUNGRY MOUSE HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY SUCH RELATIONSHIP AND ANY LIABILITY ARISING AS A RESULT OF ITS USE OF ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, MESSAGES, COMMENTS OR CONTRIBUTIONS, CONTAINED ON THE WEB SITE.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITYIN NO EVENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE, SHALL THE HUNGRY MOUSE, ANY MEMBER OF THE HUNGRY MOUSE OR ANY OF ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR CONTENT OR SERVICE PROVIDERS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “PROTECTED ENTITIES”) BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING FROM, OR DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO, THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE WEB SITE OR THE CONTENT, MATERIALS AND FUNCTIONS RELATED THERETO, YOUR PROVISION OF INFORMATION VIA THE WEB SITE, LOST BUSINESS OR LOST SALES, EVEN IF SUCH PROTECTED ENTITY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO CERTAIN USERS. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE PROTECTED ENTITIES BE LIABLE FOR OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CONTENT POSTED, TRANSMITTED, EXCHANGED OR RECEIVED BY OR ON BEHALF OF ANY USER OR OTHER PERSON ON OR THROUGH THE WEB SITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF THE PROTECTED ENTITIES TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING FROM THE TERMS OF USE OR YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE EXCEED, IN THE AGGREGATE, THE AMOUNT, IF ANY, PAID BY YOU TO THE HUNGRY MOUSE FOR YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE WEB SITE, YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE WEB SITE.

Applicable LawsWe operate The Hungry Mouse from our offices in Salem, Massachusetts in the United States of America. We do not represent that materials on the Web Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Persons who choose to access the Web Site from other locations do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. All parties to these Terms of Use waive their respective rights to a trial by jury.

TerminationThe Hungry Mouse may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Web Site or the Web Site’s services (including, without limitation, content, features or hours of availability), at any time and for any reason. The Hungry Mouse may restrict, suspend or terminate your access to the Web Site and/or its services if we believe you are in breach of our Terms of Use or applicable law, or for any other reason without notice or liability.

Changes to Terms of UseThe Hungry Mouse reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of the Terms of Use, in whole or in part, at any time. Changes in the Terms of Use will be effective when posted. Your continued use of the Web Site and/or the services made available on or through the Web Site after any changes to the Terms of Use are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes.

Last modified: September 2016.

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