Your privacy is critically important to us.
American Culinary Federation is located at:
American Culinary Federation
180 Center Place Way
St. Augustine FL, 32095
- On this Website (including its integrated third party platforms)
- On other platforms we use to provide services such as conference registration, blogs, and online learning
Like most website operators, American Culinary Federation collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. American Culinary Federation's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how American Culinary Federation's visitors use its website. From time to time, American Culinary Federation may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
American Culinary Federation also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://www.acfchefs.org/ blog posts. American Culinary Federation only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to American Culinary Federation's websites choose to interact with American Culinary Federation in ways that require American Culinary Federation to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that American Culinary Federation gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for an account to provide name, home or work mailing address, email address, phone numbers, employer, title, date of birth, gender, and demographic information.
The personal information you are asked to provide is needed so that we may provide services such as; Membership, Certification, Online Learning, Events, Education, and Merchandise fulfillment.
If you choose not to provide us with your personal information, you may not be able to enjoy all of our services.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Links To External Sites
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
American Culinary Federation discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on American Culinary Federation's behalf or to provide services available at American Culinary Federation's website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others.
Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using American Culinary Federation's website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.
Affiliated partners, such as exhibitors, sponsors and advertisers, may receive membership lists or event attendance lists that include your name, address, title, company, and email address. We are similarly not responsible for the use or misuse of your personal information by our affiliated partners.
Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, American Culinary Federation discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when American Culinary Federation believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of American Culinary Federation, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of https://www.acfchefs.org/ and have supplied your email address, American Culinary Federation may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with American Culinary Federation and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. American Culinary Federation takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information
To enrich and perfect your online experience, American Culinary Federation uses "Cookies", similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
Those who engage in transactions with American Culinary Federation by purchasing American Culinary Federation's services or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, American Culinary Federation collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with American Culinary Federation. American Culinary Federation does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Last Updated 10/16/2019