This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) is posted to explain to you our online information practices. To make this Policy easy to find, we make it readily available on The Cheeses of France Website (the “Site”). Please read below for more specific information on the type of information we collect and how we use it.

The Cheeses of France is committed to protecting the privacy and security of visitors to its Site. We do not disclose to unaffiliated third parties any of the information provided by you without your permission. Only select staff and contracted individuals have access to personally identifiable information provided by visitors to the Site. Please note, however, that security breaches can occur even if reasonable steps are taken to prevent such breaches. We cannot guarantee that information provided through our Site will not be illegally accessed or intercepted. Please contact us if you believe there has been any breach of the security of our Site.

Through the sweepstakes link, you may subscribe to receive periodic e-mail about The Cheeses of France. In order to subscribe, we ask that you provide your name, company name, mailing address, and email address. The Cheeses of France will not sell or otherwise share this information. All e-mails will contain an opt-out option whereby the recipient can choose to opt out of receiving all such future e-mail.

We use the information obtained when you contact us to process and respond to your comments or inquiries. The Cheeses of France will not sell or otherwise share your contact information with third parties, but does reserve the right, consistent with the Site Terms of Use, to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute the content of your comment or inquiry, and our response, without limitation or compensation.

Like many Websites, we gather non-personally identifying information about how visitors use our Site in order to track usage patterns and other demographics of Site visitors as a group. The Cheeses of France and or their affiliates may also use session cookies (a “cookie” is a small piece of information that a Website can store on a computer and later use to recognize a user). These session cookies expire when a user closes the browser in which The Cheeses of France Site was viewed. As with all cookies, users can personalize their browser settings to reject session cookies. The Cheeses of France servers also create log files of IP addresses for systems administration and troubleshooting. IP addresses are ID numbers for the location of your computer or network on the Internet. Log files are recordings of the traffic to and from a server. We also track page hits in the aggregate to track the popularity of pages that people visit.

We use this information to improve the design and content of our Site and to help us improve your overall Internet experience. For example, we may use this data to tailor your experience at our Site, showing you content that we think you might be interested in and displaying content according to your preferences. We also may use this information to analyze site usage. We do not share this information with unaffiliated third parties.

Blog/Comment Entries. Please be aware that any information you disclose on a publicly accessible area of the Site will be publicly viewable. Please contact us if you believe a Site user is improperly collecting or using information about you or other Site users.

Third Party Websites. We may from time to time contract with advertisers or other third parties who place information, advertisements, or other promotional material or links on our Site. Further, our Site will display links to affiliated organizations or other sites that we believe you may find of interest. If you click on an advertisement or other link provided by or to a third party or affiliate and leave our Site, whether through a link or through visiting another website framed within our Site, you are subject to the privacy policies of the advertisers or other third parties or affiliates. We do not have responsibility for or access to the information collected by the advertisers or other third parties or affiliates.

We reserve the right to change our Policy from time to time, and may need to revise the Policy as the Site is developed and/or new features are added to the Site. Any changes to our Policy will be effective and applicable upon change of our Policy as accessible through the Site.

Please note that The Cheeses of France reserves the right to act in a manner not consistent with this Privacy Policy, including the disclosing of personal information, if we believe in good faith that such action or disclosure is required to comply with the law or a legal order.

If you have questions about our Policy, please feel free to e-mail us at

Please also read our Site Terms of Use, which explains other terms governing the use of our Site. to others without limitation or compensation, provided that The Cheeses of France will always comply with its Privacy Policy posted on this Site. Further, by choosing to submit a comment or message to The Cheeses of France, you agree to assign to The Cheeses of France all copyright interests in your questions, comments, suggestions, or commentary, and agree that The Cheeses of France is free to use the contents of your message, or derivatives thereof, without limitation.