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Privacy Policy

IdoLocalFood ("IdoLocalFood" or "we" or "us" or "our"), appreciates your use of and contributions to our website. IdoLocalFood respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal information. This is our privacy policy and we will comply with it, as well as applicable Canadian and U.S. privacy law, when we gather and use information from users of our website. We encourage you to read this privacy policy to understand what we do with the information we collect from you.

Collection of Information

When you use the Website, we collect a variety of information.

Usage and Disclosure

In general, IdoLocalFood uses the information collected from you to communicate with you and operate our Services. IdoLocalFood also uses this information to respond to your requests and present you with advertising that we believe will be of interest or useful to you.

Your privacy is important and we are committed to protecting information that identifies you personally, where you have chosen to keep it private ("Personal Information"). We will only share Personal Information that you provide outside the public areas of the Services in the following circumstances:

When you provide public information without identifying yourself, we will protect your personal identity as described above. If your account profile does not identify you personally, IdoLocalFood won't reveal your identity to third parties except in accordance with this policy. You should keep in mind that the information that you choose to provide in a public area of the Services (such as your profile page or the discussion forums) will not be protected by this privacy policy because you have made an active choice to make that information public.  We are not responsible for any Personal Information you choose to submit in any public area of the Services.

When we deliver ads based on data about your use of the Services, we keep your identity anonymous. We won't identify you personally to third parties, except in accordance with this privacy policy. Of course, if you choose to respond to an advertised offer with your name and contact information, you will no longer be anonymous to the advertiser.  Further, while we do not share your Personal Information with third parties unless permitted above, IdoLocalFood may share aggregate anonymous information with third-parties. This information does not personally identify individuals, but instead provides a helpful understanding of the groups of people who prefer certain types of information and services.

Email Management

You may receive email from IdoLocalFood for a variety of reasons - for example, if you wanted to receive notifcations when a user commented on your post or a product or event was being offered If you have an account with IdoLocalFood, you can select your preferences through your profilesettings. Also, you can manage your receipt of some types of communication by following the instructions included in the email we send you. Please note that, even if you unsubscribe from certain email correspondences, we may still need to email you with important transactional or administrative information.

Behavioral Advertising

We may participate in behavioral advertising. This means that, for example, when you use the Services, we or third party service providers or advertisers may use cookies (that they collect or that we provide to them) or other similar technologies to collect information about your use of the Services (including mobile applications) or your online activities over time and across different Web sites and devices. Collected information may include the content you view, the date and time that you view this content, and the Web site that referred you to the Services, and this information may be associated with your unique browser, device identifier, or Internet Protocol address. These practices help tailor advertisements that are relevant and useful to you. These tailored advertisements may appear on the Services or on other websites, applications or properties. 

Opting Out of Collection of Information by Third Parties

IdoLocalFood's third-party ad servers, ad network providers, and third-party advertisers (the "IdoLocalFood Ad Providers") may provide you with advertisements that you may see on the Services or on other affiliated websites. To improve the relevancy and help measure the effectiveness of such advertisements, the IdoLocalFood Ad Providers may use cookies, Web beacons, clear .gifs or similar technologies. These are used to record users' activity, such as the pages visited, and to learn what types of information are of most interest to the users.

IdoLocalFoods’ marketing service providers. If you do not want IdoLocalFood and its marketing services providers to follow your usage of our Services via cookies and Web beacons, you can opt out of Cookies/Web beacons. Opting out of these services does not mean you will no longer receive online advertising. It does mean that the service from which you opted out will no longer deliver ads tailored to your Web preferences and usage patterns. Please note that, if you opt out and later delete your cookies, use a different browser, or use a different computer or other electronic device, you will need to renew your opt-out choices.

Location Data

IdoLocalFood can provide you with helpful information based on where you are. If you tell IdoLocalFood where you are (e.g., by allowing your mobile device to send IdoLocalFood your location or setting your location on your profile), IdoLocalFood may use that information to provide you with location-based information and advertising. If you wish to deactivate this feature, you can disable location services on your mobile device.

Third-Party Websites

Throughout the Services, we may link to the websites of other companies and/or individuals. Further, certain functionalities on the Services may involve the distribution of your listing information to third-party websites. These third-party websites may collect Personal Information about users on those websites, and IdoLocalFood’s privacy policy does not extend to these external websites and third parties. Please refer directly to these third parties and websites regarding their privacy policies.

Storage, Security and Retention of Information

You acknowledge that Personal Information will be processed and stored by IdoLocalFood in databases hosted in Canada or the United States. IdoLocalFood has taken reasonable steps to protect the information users share with us, including, but not limited to, setup of processes, equipment.