Privacy Policy

  1. Privacy Policy describes FoodRhythms policies on the collection, use and disclosure of user information.

    FoodRhythms is a social & business networking application catering to the needs of individuals and businesses related directly or indirectly to the Food Industry. The site helps individuals, food businesses to network and share information for personal enrichment and business purposes.

    Details posted to FoodRhythms are viewable by users for their reviews and comments. Purpose of the site is to make users exchange information to increase their business visibility / opportunities, improve awareness on the latest developments in the industry & also to socialize. By using you allow us to collect and use your details as described in the Privacy Policy.

    Irrespective of which country that user resides in or creates information from, information may be used by FoodRhythms in the United States or any other country where FoodRhythms Operates.

    Your privacy is of utmost importance to us. To show our commitment to users privacy, we are publishing this Privacy Policy.

  2. Eligibility

  3. You must be 18 or over, or the legal age to form a binding contract in your jurisdiction if that age is over 18 years of age, to register as a FoodRhythms member or to use the Site and Services. If you are under the applicable age in your jurisdiction, you can use the Site under the supervision of your parent or guardian who has agreed to the Terms of Service. However, you must be 13 years or older to use the Site in compliance with the Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). If you do not qualify, please do not use the Site.

  4. User Information Management

  5. Information Collected and Its Privacy

  6. Registration: Users registering with FoodRhythms provide details of name, email, address, phone number, fax, website, photos, business promotional data of individual or their businesses. Details of name, website, photos, user profile, and business promotional data are available for public viewing. Business contact details are provided on the personal pages of business users, however contact details of individuals are not shared unless required to do so by law. Emails collected will be used for sending newsletters, promotional alerts. Users will be given option of not receiving the mails.


    Ratings & Reviews: User provided ratings and reviews for the listed recipes or businesses are made available for every ones viewing.


    Social & Business Networking: FoodRhythms services are designed to help users share information with the world. Messages exchanged among the individuals and businesses can be viewed by all, however the information can be made more private by modifying the settings are sending personal private messages.


    IP Addresses: FoodRhythms tracks IP addresses, or the location of your computer on the Internet, for administration and troubleshooting purposes.


    Information Sharing: FoodRhythms doesnt share information submitted on the site with any third party unless required by law.

  7. Links

  8. Links to third party sites may require you to fill personal information, this Privacy Policy doesnt cover Privacy Policies of the third party sites. FoodRhythms doesnt share information with these third party sites.


    Part of the site is repository of the links to other sites. FoodRhythms doesnt own content of the links to third party and is not responsible for any wrong information on these sites.

  9. Security

  10. FoodRhythms takes every precaution to protect users personal information. We provide security to user transactions on the net and safeguard data collected from the users.

  11. Cookies

  12. Like many websites, FoodRhythms uses "cookie" technology to improve the services. A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your computers hard disk, most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. If you reject the cookie, you may not be able to fully use the Site.

  13. Disclaimer

  14. FoodRhythms makes every effort to protect your privacy, FoodRhythms may be required by law to disclose information you have provided in obtaining our services. FoodRhythms may have to provide information against someone who poses a threat to FoodRhythm’s interests (like customer fraud) or whose activities could bring harm to others or are socially not acceptable.

  15. Consent & Modifications to Privacy Policy Policies

  16. FoodRhythms reserves the right to modify all or some of this Privacy Policy at any time without notice, users should visit Privacy Policy page regularly to review any modifications. Any major change in the policies will be highlighted on the home page of the site.

  17. By using this site regularly you agree to the Privacy Policy. Please do not use the site if you are not in agreement with the Policy.


    If you have any questions or concerns regarding the policy, please contact FoodRhythms customer service at