This statement covers the site LettuceMeat.com (LettuceMeat) and any associated content including email and RSS. Please read this statement carefully before accessing LettuceMeat. Your use of LettuceMeat indicates your agreement to abide by the Terms.
External Link Disclaimer
LettuceMeat contains links to external, third party web sites along with relevant commentary to provide visitors with an up to date digest of current stories. By providing links to other sites, LettuceMeat does not guarantee, approve or endorse the information or products available at these sites, nor does a link indicate any association with or endorsement by the linked site to LettuceMeat. LettuceMeat does not operate or control and has no responsibility for the information, products and/or services found on any external sites. Nor do we represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any information, products and/or services provided on or through any external sites, including, without limitation, warranties of any kind, either express or implied, warranties of title or non-infringement or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Visitors to LettuceMeat assume complete responsibility and risk in your use of any external sites. Visitors should direct any concerns regarding any external link to its site administrator or webmaster.
In order to make our Comments interesting and informative for our users, the following guidelines must be adhered to by all users posting and/or viewing comments: If a comment is made using your identity it will be deemed to have been posted by you. Do not post abusive, obscene, threatening, harassing, defamatory, libelous, offensive or sexually explicit material. Do not intentionally make, false or misleading statements. Do not offer to sell or buy any product or service. Do not post material that infringes copyright. Do not post information that you know to be confidential or sensitive or otherwise in breach of the law. Keep all comments relevant and ‘on topic’ to the particular LettuceMeat posting open for comments. LettuceMeat will not accept responsibility for information posted in the Comments. If LettuceMeat receives notice that any posting is not in keeping with these terms and conditions or the intended use of the Comments, LettuceMeat may remove that posting and/or any other related postings. Please note that unless LettuceMeat is notified of a posting that is not in keeping with these terms and conditions then we will not remove it, furthermore we do not exercise any form of editorial control or censorship of Comments other than the above stated procedure.
RSS is a free service offered by LettuceMeat for non-commercial use. Any other uses, including without limitation the incorporation of advertising into or the placement of advertising associated with or targeted towards the RSS Content, are strictly prohibited. You must use the RSS feeds as provided by LettuceMeat, and you may not edit or modify the text, content or links supplied by LettuceMeat. For web posting, reprint, transcript or licensing requests for LettuceMeat material, please send your request to info [at] LettuceMeat.com.
The RSS service may be used only with those platforms from which a functional link is made available that, when accessed, takes the viewer directly to the display of the full article on the LettuceMeat site. You may not display the RSS Content in a manner that does not permit successful linking to, redirection to or delivery of the applicable LettuceMeat web page. You may not insert any intermediate page, splash page or other content between the RSS link and the applicable LettuceMeat web page.
LettuceMeat retains all ownership and other rights in the RSS Content, and any and all LettuceMeat logos and trademarks used in connection with the RSS Service. You must provide attribution to the appropriate LettuceMeat website in connection with your use of the RSS feeds.
Notification of Changes
LettuceMeat collects user submitted account information such as name and email address to identify you and send you notifications related to the use of the service. LettuceMeat also collects user submitted location information such as city, state or zip. LettuceMeat also collects user submitted photos, reviews, and ratings of content around the web. Some information collected is not explicitly submitted by the user; we log your browser-type related information, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp.
How We Use Your Information
Information such as your full name, profile photo and any personally identifiable information you have included in your profile may be shown to friends or other users primarily in conjunction with content you have contributed. Your full name and email address may also be used when you send an email notification to a friend (such as in an invitation). We may also use your email address to send you updates or news regarding our site, but you may choose not to receive email of this type by editing your preferences in your profile. Additionally, we use your email address to contact you on behalf of your friends (such as when someone sends you a personal message).
Browser-type related information, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp data help us diagnose problems with our server, administer LettuceMeat, and otherwise provide the highest possible level of service to you. In addition, we use this information to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the site and to inform advertisers of such information as well as the number of users that have been exposed to, or clicked on, their advertising banners.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.
Transfer of Information
Except as set forth in this document, we do not sell, rent, share, trade or give away any of your personal information. LettuceMeat will disclose information about individual users to governmental or judicial authorities or law enforcement agencies, or to other individuals or entities in response to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal processes. Further, LettuceMeat may share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities or suspected fraud, or to enforce or apply the terms and conditions of this document.
LettuceMeat will notify you when information about you may be provided to third parties in ways other than explained above, and you will have the option to prevent such information sharing.
Controlling Your Personal Information
You should be aware that when you voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information (e.g., user name, e-mail address) via comments, messages, forums, postings, or in other areas of the LettuceMeat network, that information, along with any substantive information disclosed in your communication, can be collected and correlated and used by third parties and may result in unsolicited messages from other posters or third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of LettuceMeat. Please do not post any personal information on the LettuceMeat site or in other areas that you expect to keep private.
As a registered LettuceMeat user, you can modify your personal information at any time by editing your “Profile”. Also, upon your request, LettuceMeat will use commercially reasonable efforts to functionally remove you and your personal information from the site; however, it may be impossible to remove your entry without some residual information being retained by LettuceMeat. Registered users who wish to close their account should contact info [at] LettuceMeat.com.
Our website may contain links to third party websites to which we have no affiliation. LettuceMeat does not share your personal information with those websites and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We suggest you read the privacy polices on these third party websites.
Your LettuceMeat account is password-protected. LettuceMeat tries very hard to protect our users’ information. We use industry standard measures to protect your information that is stored within our database. We limit the access to your information to those employees who need access to perform their job function such as our customer service personnel. If you have any questions about the security at our website, please contact us. Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this document.
You hereby acknowledge that LettuceMeat is not responsible for any intercepted information sent via the Internet, and you hereby release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.
Emails and Opt-out
Registered members can opt-out of personal messages initiated by friends and users, as well as opt-out of receiving notifications initiated by LettuceMeat (note: notification settings can be found under the your profile settings). Unregistered users that do not wish to receive emails may opt-out of receiving any communications by following the instructions contained in all emails.
Terms and Modifications to this Privacy Statement
If you have any questions about this document, the privacy practices of this website, or if you want to exercise any of the rights that you are given under this document, you can contact info [at] LettuceMeat.com.