The TastingTable.com and TastingTable.tv websites (the "Websites"), emails (“Email”) and mobile app (“Dine”), collectively “Tasting Table Media”, are provided by TDT Media Inc. ("Tasting Table", “we”,“us”) and/or its affiliates and subsidiaries for your and others' personal, non-commercial enjoyment, subject to the terms of these terms and conditions of use and all modifications thereto ("Terms and Conditions"), and the rules that may be published from time to time by Tasting Table. By using this site, you are deemed to have agreed to these terms and conditions of use. Tasting Table may change the Terms and Conditions from time to time and at any time, and without actual notice to you. All such changes to these Terms and Conditions will appear on Tasting Table.com. By using the Tasting Table Media after we post any changes, you agree to accept those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them. If at any time you choose not to accept these Terms and Conditions of use, please do not use the Websites or Dine App and unsubscriber from the Email.
We test and re-test every recipe we run so you can be sure everything works just like it does in our Test Kitchen. And when we're out reviewing a restaurant, we pick up the tab to be sure we'll have the same experience you will. And we pledge to drink every drop of every bottle of beer, bourbon or bubbly that we write about. (Burp. You're welcome).
Our Site is not intended for children under 13 years of age. In accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA”), we do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information to us on this Site or otherwise provide any information about yourself to us, including your name or e-mail address. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tasting Table Media and any communications service, including the capability to contribute material through the contribution form (each such submission, a "Contribution"), chat room, message board, newsgroup, or other interactive service that may be available to you on or through Tasting Table Media (collectively, the "Services") are provided to you solely for entertainment purposes. By using Tasting Table Media and Services you agree: (a) to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the subscription form, contribution form and any registration form. If any information provided by you is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Tasting Table reserves the right to terminate your subscription to the Email, terminate your Tasting Table account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Services.
Without limitation of the foregoing, you agree to not use Tasting Table Media or Services to:
- Upload, post, publish, e-mail, reproduce, distribute or otherwise transmit any information, data, text, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials, including any Contribution, (collectively, "Content"), that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, embarrassing, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts, invasive of another's privacy, or hateful;
- "Stalk" another;
- Upload, post, publish, e-mail, reproduce, distribute or otherwise transmit any Content that victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;
- Harm minors in any way;
- Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Tasting Table official, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
- Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted to or through the Websites;
- Upload, post, publish, e-mail, reproduce, distribute or otherwise transmit any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
- Upload, post, publish, e-mail, reproduce, distribute or otherwise transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
- Upload, post, publish, e-mail, reproduce, distribute or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "Spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation;
- Upload, post, publish, e-mail, reproduce, distribute or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment or any other similarly destructive activity, or surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information;
- Act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in the Websites or Services;
- Engage in any activity that is contrary to or which would adversely affect the purpose or intention of the Websites or Services, including but not limited to, actually or attempting to manipulate, corrupt or otherwise affect the outcome of the Services, in whole or part, by, among other methods, subscribing another party without their authorization or registering multiple subscriptions under the same or different names;
- Interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service; or
- Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law.
You also agree that you will not harvest, collect or store information about the users of Tasting Table Media or the Content posted by others on this Websites or use such information for any purpose inconsistent with the purpose of Tasting Table Media or for the purpose of transmitting or facilitating transmission of unsolicited bulk electronic mail or communications.
You acknowledge that Tasting Table is not responsible for material submitted to Tasting Table or posted on Tasting Table Media by users. Tasting Table does not pre-screen, monitor, review or edit the Content posted by users. However, Tasting Table and its designees have the right (but not the obligation) at their sole discretion to refuse or remove any Content, in whole or part, that, in TastingTable's judgment, does not comply with these Terms and Conditions or is otherwise undesirable, inappropriate or inaccurate. Tasting Table is not responsible for any failure, non-failure or delay in removing such Content. You will remain responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of such submitted material, including any Contribution or part thereof, or other communication to TastingTable. You agree to immediately notify Tasting Table of any unauthorized use of the Service or any other breach of security known or suspected by you.
You acknowledge and agree that Tasting Table may preserve Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce these Terms and Conditions; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Tasting Table, its users or the public.
You understand that the technical processing and transmission of Tasting Table Media, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. Tasting Table assumes no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store postings, Contributions or other information submitted by you or other users to Tasting Table Media.
Any or all Content on the Websites may be purged periodically in TastingTable's sole discretion. You acknowledge and agree that Content you view, submit or post is at your own discretion and risk, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. You acknowledge that you may not rely on any information, data, text, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials created by Tasting Table or submitted to Tasting Table, including Content. You further acknowledge and agree that the views expressed on the Websites do not necessarily reflect the views of Tasting Table, and Tasting Table does not support or endorse Content (including any Contribution, whether or not edited by Tasting Table or its designee or presented on the Websites edited or unedited, in whole or in part, or alone or with other content) posted or submitted by you or any User.
By visiting Tasting Table Media, submitting your email address through Tasting Table Media, or communicating with us through Tasting Table Media, you consent to receive communications from us by e-mail or Tasting Table Media notices. Any communications provided to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing.
Mobile / Wireless Policy
In addition to any fee of which you are notified, your provider's standard messaging rates apply to our confirmation and all subsequent SMS correspondence. No more than two messages per day per SMS subscription will be sent. All charges are billed by and payable to your mobile service provider.
We will not be liable for any delays in the receipt of any SMS messages, as delivery is subject to effective transmission from your network operator. SMS message services are provided on an AS IS basis.
Data obtained from you in connection with this SMS service may include your cell phone number, your provider's name, and the date, time, and content of your messages. We may use this information to contact you and to provide the services you request from us. We will never share this information with a third party.
Restrictions On Use of Material
The content on Tasting Table Media is intended for entertainment purposes only. Except as expressly permitted, you agree not to use Tasting Table Media for sale, trade or other commercial purposes, and, you may not modify, copy, publish, display, transmit, adapt or in any way exploit the content of Tasting Table Media . Only if you obtain prior written consent from us -- and from all other entities with an interest in the relevant intellectual property -- may you publish, display or commercially exploit any material from Tasting Table Media . To seek our permission, you may contact us at our address provided below. If permission is granted by us and by all other entities with an interest in the relevant intellectual property, you may not change or delete any author attribution, trademark, legend or copyright notice.
You must abide by all additional copyright notices or other restrictions contained on Tasting Table Media .
In operating this site, Tasting Table does not solicit nor does it wish to receive any confidential, secret or proprietary information or other material from you through Tasting Table Media, mail, e-mail, or in any other way. Any information or material submitted or sent to Tasting Table, will be deemed not to be confidential or secret. By submitting or sending information or other material to Tasting Table you represent and warrant that the information is original to you and that no other party has any rights to the material.
User's Grant Of Limited License
By communicating with Tasting Table, including submitting or sending Content, a Contribution or other information or material to Tasting Table Media, you grant Tasting Table the royalty-free, unrestricted, world-wide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully sub-licensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such Content (in whole or part), including any information, suggestions, ideas, drawings or concepts contained in such Content, worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. Such license includes incorporating a Contribution, in whole or in part, into a Tasting Table feature. You will remain responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of such submitted material, including any Contribution or part thereof, or other communication to Tasting Table.
You also warrant that any "moral rights" in posted materials have been waived.
You may be able to link to third parties' Websites ("Linked Sites") from Tasting Table Media. Linked Sites are not, however, reviewed, controlled, or examined by Tasting Table in any way and Tasting Table is not responsible for the content, availability, advertising, products or other materials of any such Linked Sites, or any additional links contained therein. These links do not imply Tasting Table's endorsement of or association with the Linked Sites. It is your sole responsibility to comply with the appropriate terms of service of the Linked Sites as well as with any other obligation under copyright, secrecy, defamation, decency, privacy, security and export laws related to the use of such Linked Sites and any content contained thereon. In no event shall Tasting Table be liable, directly or indirectly, to anyone for any loss or damage arising from or occasioned by the creation or use of the Linked Sites or the information or material accessed-through these Linked Sites. You should direct any concerns to that site's administrator or webmaster. Tasting Table reserves the exclusive right, at its sole discretion, to add, change, decline or remove, without notice, any feature or link to any of the Linked Sites from the Websites and/or introduce different features or links to different users.
SPECIAL NOTICE: THE LINKED SITES MAY CONTAIN CONTENT AND GRAPHICS THAT CONTAIN SEXUALLY EXPLICIT MATERIAL UNSUITABLE FOR MINORS, OR THAT MAY OTHERWISE BE OFFENSIVE. IF YOU ENTER THESE LINKED SITES, YOU ASSERT THAT YOU ARE OF LEGAL ADULT AGE IN YOUR JURISDICTION TO VIEW SUCH MATERIALS AND THAT THE VIEWING, READING, AND/OR DOWNLOADING OF CONTENT FROM THESE LINKED SITES DOES NOT VIOLATE THE COMMUNITY STANDARDS OF YOUR LOCALITY, CITY, TOWN, COUNTY, STATE, PROVINCE, COUNTRY OR OTHER COMMUNITY TO WHICH YOU BELONG, AND/OR FROM WHICH YOU ACCESS THESE LINKED SITES.
Permission must be granted by us for any type of link to Tasting Table Media. To seek our permission, you may contact Tasting Table at the address below. We reserve the right, however, to rescind any permission granted by us to link through any type of link, and to require termination of any such link to the Websites, at our discretion at any time.
Contests, Promotions, Simulations or Games
From time to time, Tasting Table may offer as part of the Services, either on or through Tasting Table Media, contests, promotions, simulations or games (collectively, "Games"). To participate in Games, players may be required to complete a registration form. Upon submission, all registrations become the exclusive property of Tasting Table. Registered users (each, a "Registered User") are permitted only one account. Registered Users with more than one account are subject to immediate disqualification from any Game, unless the description of the Game expressly invites a user to register multiple times. Tasting Table, at its sole discretion, may suspend or revoke the registration of any Registered User.
Registered Users agree to release Tasting Table and its agents, advertisers, sponsors or promotional partners, from all liability arising from participation in any of Game located on, or accessed through, the Websites. Tasting Table is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit any Registered User's ability to participate in any Game.
Each Registered User agrees to be bound by the rules of any Game and by the rules of fair play and consideration of fellow Registered Users. A Registered User who violates any of the rules or guidelines for behavior published on Tasting Table Media, or the site where the Game is conducted, are subject to immediate disqualification and revocation of their registration. Tasting Table is under no obligation to award any prize to any Registered User who violates a published rule or guideline.
Some Games may offer prizes to Registered Users. All prizes are subject to the official game or contest rules published with that Game.
Tasting Table reserves the right to cancel, terminate or alter any Game or the rules thereof at any time without prior notification.
Intellectual Property Rights
All materials contained on Tasting Table Media are the copyrighted property of Tasting Table and its affiliates or licensors. As between Tasting Table and users, Tasting Table is the sole owner of all content on Tasting Table Media, including without limitation, all applicable U.S. and non-U.S. copyrights, patents, trademarks, and trade secrets, and other intellectual property rights thereto. Except as otherwise specifically provided in these Terms and Conditions, you may not download or save a copy of Tasting Table Media or any portion thereof, for any purpose. You may, however, print a copy of individual screens appearing as part of the Websites solely for your personal, non-commercial use or records, provided that any marks, logos or other legends that appear on the copied screens remain on, and are not removed from the printed or stored images of such screens. All title and intellectual property rights in and to the content of the Linked Sites is the property of the respective content owner and may be protected by applicable copyright or other intellectual property laws and treaties.
This Websites is not intended to be a children's site or a site for minors or individuals under the age of 21, therefore, some of the available information may concern certain topics that may not be appropriate for for children/minors or individuals not of legal drinking age. By accepting these terms and conditions, you confirm that you are at least 21 years of age.
Tasting Table Media items are selected by our editors. No one can pay to be featured on Tasting Table. That's what advertising is for, and it's always labeled as such. Selling ourselves (literally) would destroy the legitimacy, integrity, and fun of Tasting Table. Plus, we'd never earn your trust that way. That said, on occasion, we will send out "advertorial" e-mails on behalf of sponsors. You'll recognize them from the subject line, which will indicate that the email is advertorial. Advertorial emails are paid for. When you sign up for any portion of Tasting Table Media you are agreeing not only to get our content delivered to you free, but also to occasionally receive one of these advertorial e-mails from our sponsors. If you would prefer not to get these e-mails, just unsubscribe from Tasting Tables Email (unfortunately you won't be getting -any- Tasting Table e-mails any more).
We would never sell our subscriber list to anyone.
Information We Collect From You
We may collect certain personal information from you, including your name and email address, and information from Third Party Services that you give us access to.
We may also collect certain non-personal information from you, such as your zip code, the details of your visits to our websites and mobile app, including but not limited to the type of phone, browser and operating system you use, traffic data, location data, as well as other data and the resources that you use.
Children's Information. Our websites and mobile app are not intended for children under 13 years of age. In accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA”), we do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information to us on this Site or otherwise provide any information about yourself to us, including your name or e-mail address. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at concierge@TastingTable.com.
How We Collection Information From You
We may collect your information in the following ways:
1. Directly from you when you provide it to us.
2. Automatically as you navigate through our websites and mobile app. We may use automatic data collection technologies such as pixel tags, web beacons and cookies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including details of your visits to our websites and mobile app, including: (i) traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on our websites and mobile app; and (ii) information about your computer and Internet connection, such as your IP address, operating system and browser type.
How We Use Your Information
We do not sell your personal information to anyone. If we share your personal information, we do so only as described below.
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
- to present our websites and mobile app and their contents to you.
- to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us.
- to contact you when necessary, including to respond to your comments or questions.
- to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
- to notify you about changes to our websites and mobile app or the products or services we offer.
- for our internal business purposes.
- in any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
- for any other purpose with your consent.
Non-Personal Information. Non-Personal Information is information that does not identify you or any other individual. We may disclose aggregated information about our visitors and users.
Protection of Your Information
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access.
If we ever send you information by email concerning new products or services that you did not expressly request, we will provide you with an email address by which you may request no future notices.
Some of the ads appearing on our website may be delivered to you by our web advertising partner or partners. Information about your visit to a partner site or sites, such as the number of times you have viewed an ad (but not your name, address or other personal information), is used to serve ads to you. For more information about our advertising partner or partners, cookies and how to opt out, please contact us at concierge@TastingTable.com.
Links to Other Sites
As part of the service, Tasting Table may create links allowing you to access third-party sites. Tasting Table is not responsible for the content that appears on those sites and does not endorse these sites. Please consult those sites' individual privacy policies in order to determine how they treat user information.
Modification to This Policy
Tasting Table may change this policy, but we'll post any changes here, so be sure to check back for future information.
If you have any questions about this policy or our site in general, please contact concierge@TastingTable.com.