Privacy Policy

Welcome to Recipe Rack!

Recipe Rack, Inc. (“Recipe Rack") takes online privacy seriously and effective immediately, has adopted the following Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”). References to “us,” “we,” and “our” refer to Recipe Rack, Inc. as appropriate. By using our services (“Services”), you are agreeing to this policy and our Terms of Service. Recipe Rack reserves the right, at any time, to modify the Privacy Policy. We have tried to make our Privacy Policy simple, clear and transparent. Please read carefully.

We are excited to share our Services with you, please ensure all registration information that you provide is complete and accurate. There are several different ways to use our Services including: creating an account, writing reviews, submitting a new recipe or image, adding to your “favorites” list, suggestions, or sharing other information. Our Privacy Policy explains the type of information we collect and how we use that information, the security policies in place surrounding the information and your choices related to sharing, accessing and updating the information.

We regularly review this Privacy Policy and if there are any significant revisions, you will be notified through the Services. By continuing to use the Services after those revisions have been made, you are expressing and acknowledging your acceptance of the revisions. We want to make sure you understand the data we collect and why, to ensure you trust Recipe Rack with your information.

This document was last updated January 1, 2018.

Information You Share

Information you share with us through our Services is either voluntarily provided by you at registration, or shared by you through writing reviews, submitting a new recipe, image, or suggestion, or by information automatically collected such as which ingredients you select, what recipes you click on, etc. You may access our Services through multiple devices including desktop, laptop, mobile phone or tablet and this Privacy Policy covers each, without limitation. Some aspects of our Services allow you to share information with other users, please remember when you share information it becomes publicly available.

Information We Collect

In order to provide our users with the best possible Services, there is certain information we collect. This information includes:

• Account information: When you register with the Services, you provide personal information including your name and email address.

• Information you share: Content you share with us and other users including recipe reviews, pictures, tips, or other suggestions.

• Information provided through the use of our Services: Some data is automatically collected and stored by simply using the Services. For example, we track how many users are selecting certain ingredients, which recipes are most popular, how many users share or print recipes, or if there are certain aspects of the Services being used more than others. Our Privacy Policy covers data collected by advertisements, pixel tags, widgets, and cookies, among others. By using our Services, we also collect the following information:

 Devices: We collect information regarding the device you use to access the Services, such as hardware, operating system, and mobile number.

• Location: By identifying you IP address, we can use certain technologies to collect information about your physical location.

• Server Logs: Each time you use our Services, we automatically collect information about how you’ve used the Services – for example, which ingredients you’ve selected, how long you have stayed on each page, browser type, date and time the Services were utilized, and IP address.

 Cookies: There are various technologies, such as cookies, which allow us to identify your browser and device, and help us track how you interact with the Services.

• Other: If you participate in any interactive surveys, contents or promotions, communicate with us through a third party social media site, we will also collect and store this information.

For more information regarding how you can access or update your information associated with your Recipe Rack account, see the Your Choices and Accessing and Updating Your Information sections of this Privacy Policy below.

How we Use Information we Collect

Our goal is to provide users with the best Services, and to do so, we collect information to maintain, update and improve the Services. This information is also used to deliver more relevant ingredients, and to give you the best search results, offering the recipes we think you will enjoy most. We want to continually enhance and improve the user experience.

We use the collected information to grant users access to use features of the Services including saving favorite recipes and writing reviews. Certain data needs to be collected in order for users to share information through the Services. By creating an account with Recipe Rack, we may display your account name connected with ratings or reviews for recipes. We will respect the privacy choices you make when setting up your Recipe Rack account. Additionally, if you contact Recipe Rack with questions or an issue, we will keep a record of the conversion. Cookies, pixel tags and other analytic technologies allow us to automatically collect information, analyze it, and customize the user experience (including search results, recipe identification, product features, etc.). These technologies enable us to analyze usage trends, understand how users are interacting with the Services, and determine how the Services can be improved. Through our Services, we will also tailor advertisements directed towards each user.

Unless we have your consent or for any legal reasons, we will not share your personal information with any individuals, companies or organizations outside of Recipe Rack. Legal reasons to share personal information may include compliance with laws or regulations, governmental request, investigation of potential violations of our Terms of Service, or the prevention or detection or fraud. Sometimes we may send personal information to a trusted third party business to process it for us, but they will only do so based on our instructions and be required to comply with our Privacy Policy. We may share aggregated information about our users to the public or advertisers, showing trends about usage of the Services; however this will not be personally identifiable.

International Users

Recipe Rack complies with all local laws, and users outside of the United States are subject to these laws. The Services, in whole, including its servers, are located in the United States. The following applies to all users who use our Services outside of the United States.

By using our Services, you knowingly submit and consent to having your personal information transferred to and stored in the United States. If you are in a country that does not grant permission of these activities, do not use our Services. Furthermore, do not use Recipe Rack if you are not granted to receive services, information, or data originating from the United States.

Information Security

At Recipe Rack, protecting your information and preventing unauthorized access is a priority. We have taken the following steps to ensure your information, in accordance with this Privacy Policy, is secure:

1) All hosting services are located in the United States and are stored in a secure environment.

2) We encrypt the Services and data using SSL.

3) Although no security system is impenetrable, we have developed practices for data collection to guard against unauthorized access to the Services, and related servers and systems.

4) We restrict access to your personal information to Recipe Rack employees.

Your Choices

If you have created a Recipe Rack account, you can review, edit and control your account preferences through the Services. You can also opt-out from any Recipe Rack email newsletters using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email message. Even if you opt-out of receiving newsletters or promotional email communications, you still may receive messages from us regarding use of the Services.

Recipe Rack and many of the third party data companies and advertisers we work with, including Google, subscribe to the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”) Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising which gives users the option to opt-out of the delivery of interest-based advertising. Note that you have to opt-out on each device you access our Services from. For more information and to understand your options, please visit: http://www.aboutads.info/

Accessing and Updating your Information

By using our Services, you will have access to update or change your personal information. These changes can be made through the Services or by contacting team@reciperack.me. Unless we have legal obligations or a legitimate business reason to keep your information, we will honor any requests to delete it from our Services. Upon requesting a change to your information, we may ask you to verify your identity for security purposes. Be mindful that accounts managed by an administrator, may grant the administrator certain rights or control regarding how account information is updated or removed.

We strive to honor most requests to update information, however, we may reject requests that are impractical, require significant technical effort or risk the privacy of others. The policies and procedures we have in place are designed to protect your information and to limit the amount of exposure to intentional destruction of information.

Age Requirement

Recipe Rack Services are not directed to or intended for use by individuals under the age of thirteen (13). The Children's On-Line Privacy Protection Act requires explicit disclosures of any and all sites collecting personal information about individuals under the age of thirteen (13). Recipe Rack advises parental supervision to children under the age of thirteen (13) while using Recipe Rack’s Services. Do not submit or provide any personal information if you are under the age of thirteen (13). If you are aware of such information, please contact us at matthew@reciperack.me to notify us of the information.

Contact Us


Recipe Rack, Inc.
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27 N Wacker Dr. #575
Chicago, IL 60606
U.S.A.