Food Methods believes in protecting your privacy. We will not collect any personal information from you via this web site that you do not volunteer. We do not sell, share, or rent personal information to third parties without your consent, except in certain specific cases described below. If you choose to register or submit personally identifiable information to us, you agree to the use of such information in accordance with this privacy policy.

Please be aware that this site contains links to other sites, which are not governed by this privacy policy.

Types of Information Food Methods Collects on

As a general visitor to this Web site, Food Methods does not collect any personally identifiable information about you. We automatically record information sent by your browser in our server logs, including your IP address, the pages you visit, and other non-personally identifiable information, which we use to analyze our Web traffic and administer our Web-based software applications.

Use of Cookies

Cookies may be used on On certain parts of the site, we may use cookies to enable additional functionality. If you reject cookies, you may still use the site; however, you may not be able to access all areas or features.

Job Applications

If you submit a job application to Food Methods, we may use the personal information that you supply, such as your e-mail address, mailing address and phone number, to contact you about possible job openings. We may also contact previous employers and references.

Event Registration

If you register for an event with Food Methods, we will use the registration information that you submit to process your request and send you additional information about the event. For online seminars, we may require your e-mail address to provide you with log-in information. In addition, we may contact you about future events that may be of interest to you.

Newsletter Subscriptions

If you subscribe to an e-mail newsletter from Food Methods, we will use the registration information that you submit to send you the newsletter(s) you request. We may also e-mail you messages and other newsletters containing information which we believe may be of interest to you. If we contract with a third party to deliver the e-mails, we will share registration information with that party only for the purposes of delivering the e-mail. Instructions for unsubscribing will be included on the newsletter's web page.

Marketing and Promotions

If you provide your personal information to participate in a promotional offering on, we may use this information to contact you about products or services that may be of interest to you.

Password-Protected Areas of

If you register with us to obtain access to password-protected areas of the site, you authorize Food Methods to use information you provide to personalize the information we deliver to you and to use your demographic information when analyzing aggregate Web traffic patterns.

Other Contact

If you send e-mail to us, we will use your e-mail address or other contact information in order to respond to your inquiry. If you request information about our products or services, we may follow up with you in the future with additional information that we think may be of interest to you.

Parties to Whom We Disclose Information

Food Methods, as a general rule, does not disclose your personal information to anyone except as necessary to respond to an inquiry or provide requested services. However, to the extent permitted by law, certain information about you may be disclosed in the following situations:

  • To comply with a validly issued and enforceable subpoena or summons.
  • To investigate network abuse.
  • As a part of any actual or threatened legal proceedings or alternative dispute resolution proceedings either initiated by or against us.
  • To provide information to affiliates of the firm and nonaffiliated third parties who perform services or functions for us in conjunction with any requests or inquiries made by you.

Children's Online Privacy

No part of this Web site is directed at children under the age of 13. Food Methods will never knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information from anyone under 13 years of age.

Changes to this Policy

From time to time we may revise our Web Privacy Policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted on this Web site.

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