Privacy Policy

Information We Gather and Track
This site is owned and operated by Dream Dinners®. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At Dream Dinners®, we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe. Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand our policy and the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.

Dream Dinners® Gathers User Information In The Following Processes:

  • Online Contact Us Form and Blog Subscriptions
    Dream Dinners® gathers the contact information of users who submit our online contact form or subscribe to our blog. These are voluntary submissions, users may receive email from us because of their submission. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by following the link provided in every email promotion that points users either to the subscription management page or the unsubscribe link.
  • Information Dream Dinners® gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information allows us to better tailor our content to customers’ needs and better understand the demographics of our customers. Under no circumstances does Dream Dinners® divulge any information about an individual user to a third party, unless a user has opted in to allow sharing of information.

Children
Consistent with the Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.

Usage Tracking
Dream Dinners® tracks user traffic patterns throughout all of our sites. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. Dream Dinners® does break down overall usage statistics according to a user’s domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user’s browser). Dream Dinners® using tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don’t like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.

Cookies
We may place a text file called a “cookie” in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain Personal Information although it will enable us to relate your use of this site to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can’t read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Dream Dinners® uses cookies to track user traffic patterns (as described above). Our advertising system uses cookies to better understand what you are interested in, track ad impressions and click rates. Our display advertising partner, AdRoll, then enables us to present you with retargeting advertising on other sites based on your previous interaction with dreamdinners.com. The techniques our partners employ do not collect personal information such as your name, email address, postal address or telephone number. You can visit this page to opt out of AdRoll and their partners’ targeted advertising. You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you’ve set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use this site. However, you do need cookies to participate actively in message boards, forums, polling and surveys.

Behavioral Advertising
We may also use third-party vendors, such as Google Analytics, to advertising to our users online. These third-party vendors may display Dream Dinners® advertisements on other websites based on users internet usage. More specifically, these vendors use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytic cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on a user’s past visits to the Dream Dinners® Site. Any information that these third parties collect via cookies is not linked to any personally identifiable information (name, address, email address, or phone number) we collect or you provide on the website. Users can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising by using Google’s Ads Settings.

Use of Information
Dream Dinners® uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience in our network of sites, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the sites or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users. As stated above, we use information that users voluntarily provide in order to send out communications and updates via email or phone calls. We reserve the right to share this personally identifiable information with third party vendors directly related to the franchise sales process (irrespective of whether it is hosted by us).

We occasionally send out email promotions when we think subscribers might be particularly interested in something we are doing.

When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don’t like based on traffic to those areas, we do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you. We track search terms entered in Search function as one of many measures of what interests our users. But we don’t track which terms a particular user enters.

Sharing Information
Dream Dinners® uses the above-described information to tailor our content to suit your needs and help better understand our customer’s demographics and may share that information for such purposes with its employees and contractors who have a signed agreement with the company not to disclose such information and to abide by the company’s Privacy Policy. We will not share information about individual users with any third party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public, unless a user has opted in to allow sharing of information.

SECURITY
Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our customers.

OPT-OUT POLICY
We give users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include:
* Opting not to register to receive our email promotions or other newsletters and promotions from our trusted partners.
* Opting not to participate in certain interactive areas, which completely alleviates the need to gather any personally identifiable information from our users

Consent
By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by Dream Dinners®. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.