Privacy Statement for Chowt LLC:

Chowt LLC has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website: www.chowt.com, which is owned and operated by Chowt LLC.

All account information for www.chowt.com is handled through third party authentication providers. We use OAuth2 standards and protocols to authenticate a user against these third parties (Google and Facebook). We do not store password information, but do store reference keys to the third party provider.

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our web site. We may store your IP address for geolocation when signing up, signing in and voting. This web site contains links to other web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are clicking to another web site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policy may differ from ours.

The website www.chowt.com is hosted by Amazon (AWS), which does not own or use personal information you provide. Chowt LLC, through its website www.chowt.com, collects your personal information when processing your payments. The payment information you enter is transmitted to Stripe using SSL encryption and returned to Chowt LLC as an encrypted token. We do store the last 4 digits of your credit card number and the credit card brand so we can reference the last 4 digits when you pay for additional votes.

Your information may be used to contact you regarding your order and payment. We will not sell your information to anyone. If you wish to change or update personal information previously provided to our site, contact us via our contact form with your changes and we will update our records.

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Payment information is received via SSL encryption protected lines. Received information is stored on secure computers, or in digital invoice form. Your information is only available to user ID authorized employees with electronic access. Our site undergoes an annual security assessment. We may disclose personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with a legal process served on our Web site.

Third-Party Web Beacons: We use third-party web beacons from Google and Facebook to help analyze where visitors go and what they do while visiting our website. Google and Facebook may also use anonymous information about your visits to this and other websites in order to improve its products and services and provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

This website uses the Google Analytics cookie only to track your site visits but not to identify you personally by name, email, or any other data. This site also uses the third-party DoubleClick cookie to enable reporting on demographics and interests information (such as age, gender, and favored product categories), but again, not in any way that is associated with personally identifiable information. If you choose, you can opt out by turning off cookies in the preferences settings in your web browser. For more information on Google Analytics, please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this web site, you can contact us via our contact form.

Updated: May 10, 2017