June 22, 2024

Privacy Policy

Our website address is: https://getrecipe.org.

Last Updated: 08/01/2018

At GetRecipe we respect the privacy of our users. Any information that you voluntarily provide to GetRecipe will be treated with the highest standards of confidentiality and security. This Privacy Policy explains how information about you is collected, used and disclosed by GetRecipe (“GetRecipe”, “our,” “we,” or “us”). This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect when you use our website, mobile applications and other online services (collectively, the “GetRecipe Site”) or when you otherwise interact with us.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of the policy and, in some cases, we may provide you with more prominent notice (such as adding a statement to our homepage or sending you an email notification). We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy whenever you access the GetRecipe Site to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy.

Collection of Information

1. GetRecipe collects information that you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you register or update the details of your account, and post information in order to advertise through the GetRecipe Site, enroll in any third-party operated payment processing services offered in connection with the GetRecipe Site, communicate with other users, provide reviews or other comments, request customer support or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, GetRecipe account password, telephone number, postal address including city, state and zip code, photographs, written descriptions of your posted goods, any bids you make on offers through the GetRecipe Site, any reviews or comments you make using the GetRecipe Site, all correspondence or communications with other users or with us conducted via the GetRecipe Site, government-issued identification documents (such as a driver’s license), and any other information you choose to provide.

2. When you access or use the GetRecipe Site, we automatically collect information about you, including the following:
a) Log Information. We log information about your use of the GetRecipe Site, including the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your IP address and the page you visited before navigating to our GetRecipe Site.
b) Device Information. We collect information about the computer or mobile device you use to access the GetRecipe Site, including the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers and mobile network information.
c) Location Information. If you consent to the collection of location information from your computer or mobile device, we may collect this information when you access or use the GetRecipe Site, or when you otherwise consent to the collection of this information. We may also use your IP address to infer an approximate geographic location for your computer or device.
d) Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies. We use various technologies to collect information, and this may include sending cookies to your computer or mobile device. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that helps us to improve the GetRecipe Site and your experience, see which areas and features of the GetRecipe Site are popular and count visits. We may also collect information using web beacons (also known as “gifs,” “pixel tags” and “tracking pixels”). Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in the GetRecipe Site or emails and help deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon.

3. GetRecipe may, from time to time, obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through the GetRecipe Site in order to enhance our ability to serve you, to tailor our content to you and to offer you opportunities to purchase products or services that we believe may be of interest to you. For example, if you create or log into your account through a social media site, we will have access to certain information from that site, such as your name, account information and friends lists, in accordance with the authorization procedures determined by such social media site.

Use of Information

4. GetRecipe uses information about you for various purposes, including to:
a) Enable you to access and use the GetRecipe Site, to personalize the GetRecipe Site, and to optimize the type of offers presented to you when you use the GetRecipe Site;
b) Create and maintain a trusted and safer environment on the GetRecipe Site, including through detection and prevention of fraud, unauthorized access, intrusion, and service interruption;
c) Conduct investigations and to respond to disputes between users, error resolution, and other similar customer support service;
d) Enable any identification programs we may institute and in which you elect to participate such as verifying your identity and address, and conduct checks against various publicly available databases;
e) Operate, protect, improve and optimize the GetRecipe Site, our business, and our users’ experience;
f) Perform analytics, conduct research, and monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with the GetRecipe Site;
g) Communicate with you about products, services, offers, promotions, rewards, and events offered by GetRecipe and others, and provide advertisements that match user profiles or interests, news and information we think will be of interest to you;
h) Send you service, support and administrative messages, reminders, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and information requested by you;
i) Comply with our legal obligations or requests from law enforcement agencies, resolve any disputes that we may have with any of our users, and enforce our agreements with third parties;
j) Link or combine with information we get from others to help understand your needs and provide you with better service;
k) Assist third-party payment processors with transaction processing, error, chargeback and disputed transaction resolution, and similar payment processing functions; and
l) Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected. GetRecipe is based in the United States and the information we collect is governed by U.S. law. By accessing or using the GetRecipe Site or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to the U.S. and other countries.

5. Payment. GetRecipe is integrated with one or more third-party payment processing service providers to allow sellers to accept credit card and other electronic payment methods for goods listed for sale on the GetRecipe Site. As part of this process, your name and other payment information will be collected by GetRecipe and the third-party payment processor for processing pursuant to that third party’s terms of service and privacy policy.

Sharing of Information

6. We may share information about you as follows or as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy:
a) With the public on the GetRecipe Site. For a detailed description of the type of information associated with your GetRecipe account that is made available publicly through the GetRecipe Site.
b) With vendors, consultants and other service providers who need access to such information to carry out work on our behalf (including without limitation with third-party service providers that may help us to detect inaccurate or fraudulent personal identification documents and related information);
c) In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with any applicable law, regulation or legal process, or as otherwise required by any applicable law, rule or regulation;
d) If we believe your actions are inconsistent with the spirit or language of our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property and safety of GetRecipe or others;
e) In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company;
f) Between and among GetRecipe, and its current and future parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and other companies under common control and ownership; and
g) With your consent or at your direction, including if we notify you through the GetRecipe Site that the information you provide will be shared in a particular manner and you provide such information.

We may also share aggregated or de-identified information, which cannot reasonably be used to identify you.

7. The GetRecipe Site may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the Facebook “Like” button), which let you share actions you take on the GetRecipe Site with other media, and vice versa. The use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the entity that provides the social sharing feature.

Advertising and Analytics Services Provided by Others

8. We may allow others to serve advertisements on our behalf across the Internet and to provide analytics services. These entities may use cookies, web beacons and other technologies to collect information about your use of the GetRecipe Site and other websites, including your IP address, web browser, pages viewed, time spent on pages, links clicked and conversion information. This information may be used by GetRecipe and others to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content, deliver advertising and content targeted to your interests on the GetRecipe Site and other websites and better understand your online activity.


9. GetRecipe takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.

Your Choices

10. Account Information. You may update, correct or delete information about you at any time by logging in to your account. If you would like to cancel your GetRecipe account entirely, please contact us and enter your request for cancellation, but please note that we may retain certain information as required by law or for legitimate business purposes. For example, any reviews, forum postings and similar materials posted by you may continue to be publicly available on the GetRecipe Site in association with your account name even after your GetRecipe account is cancelled. We may also retain cached or archived copies of information about you for a certain period of time.

11. Location Information. When you first download or launch any of our mobile applications that collect location information or first use any features that use location information, you will be asked to consent to the application’s collection of this information. If you initially consent to our collection of location information, you can subsequently stop the collection of this information at any time by changing the preferences on your mobile device. You may also stop our collection of location information by following the standard uninstall process to remove all of our mobile applications form your device.

Even if you do not provide us with consent to collect precise location information from your mobile device or platform, we may use your IP address to infer an approximation of your location when using certain features of the GetRecipe Sites, such as the GetRecipe payments solution.

12. Cookies. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Removing or rejecting browser cookies does not necessarily affect third party flash cookies used in connection with the GetRecipe Site. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of the GetRecipe Site.

13. Promotional Communications. You may opt out of receiving promotional emails, text messages, and other communications from GetRecipe by following the instructions in those emails, text messages or other communications or by logging on to your GetRecipe account and going to Settings.


GetRecipe respects the sensitive nature of children’s privacy online. We do not direct any of our content or services, not do we knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If you are under thirteen, please do not submit any personal information through the Site. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Information to GetRecipe through the Site, please contact us and we will immediately delete that information from our databases.

Questions and Comments

If you would like to provide feedback to us about this Privacy Policy, or if you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].