Bottom line: Arcadia’s Best collects a limited amount of personally identifiable information from our web site users but does not sell or share this information.
Arcadia’s Best has relationships with Google AdWords and some other affiliate programs that we allow to place ads on the site. These ads may contain “cookies,” which are files stored on your hard drive. As a result, ad server companies may collect information such as your IP address and clickstream patterns. This is the case on almost all web sites that display ads.
More about Cookies
You can choose not to accept cookies by modifying your browser settings. At any time, you may remove any cookie stored on your hard drive by deleting them in your browser’s settings section. Google uses the DART cookie, which enables its servers to personalize the ads you see based on the sites you visit on the web. You can opt out of this personalization of ads by visiting the Google Privacy Center.
Surveys or contests
From time to time we may provide you the opportunity to participate in contests or surveys on our site. If you participate, we will request certain personally identifiable information from you. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name and shipping address). We will not share the personally identifiable information you provide with any other parties.
User-submitted names, links and email addresses are collected as is customary in the process of submitting blog comments. This information is used solely to help Arcadia’s Best protect itself from spam and abusive posters. This site will on occasion use comments and the provided name of the commentor for editorial reasons elsewhere on the site — such as a blog post inspired by the comments or a promotional blurb. Comments become the property of this web site.
Communications from the site
E-Newsletter: If you subscribe to the Arcadia’s Best weekly newsletter, we will use your email address to send content to you (via Constant Contact). You may unsubscribe at any time. No more than 12 times a year, Arcadia’s Best may choose to communicate with its newsletter subscribers concerning changes or upgrades to the site, or to provide information about our events or promotions. The list is not shared or sold.
Email, RSS alerts: If you subscribe to our email alert news service, we will use your email address to send content to you (via Feedburner). Out of respect for your privacy, these email provide you with a way to unsubscribe. No more than 12 times a year, Arcadia’s Best may choose to communicate with its email and RSS subscribers concerning changes or upgrades to the site, or to provide information about our events or promotions. The list is not shared or sold.