Please read this statement carefully before using the Families Eating Better site. Your use of the Families Eating Better site indicates your agreement to abide by the Terms in effect. Information Collection Families Eating Better is the sole owner of the information collected on the Families Eating Better site. Families Eating Better may collect information from our users at several different points on the Families Eating Better site. Comments In order to enhance their use of the Families Eating Better sites, users can choose to leave comments on particular articles of interest. To leave a comment, users must submit information including a valid email address. Families Eating Better uses this information to screen out users who leave comments prohibited by our terms and conditions of use, and will not pass this information to any other organization. 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A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on the user’s hard drive for an extended period of time. Persistent cookies can be removed by following Internet browser help file directions. By setting a cookie on the Families Eating Better site, users will not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time. We store a cookie on each user's machine that contains a username and encrypted password. You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. If you reject all cookies, you will not be able to use Families Eating Better products or services that require you to "sign in," and you may not be able to take full advantage of all offerings. However, not all Families Eating Better services require that you accept cookies. Third Party Advertising The ads appearing on this Web site are delivered to you by Commission Junction and Doubleclick. Information about your visits to this site, such as number of times you have viewed an ad, is used to serve ads to you. For more information about Doubleclick and Commission Junction cookies, and how to "opt-out", please click here. Third Party Cookies In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser. Log Files Like most standard Web site servers we use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information. We may use a tracking utility that uses log files to analyze user movement. Legal Disclaimer Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, Families Eating Better may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on the Families Eating Better sites. Business Transitions In the event Families Eating Better goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of a portion of its assets, users' personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred. Links The Families Eating Better site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Families Eating Better is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by Families Eating Better. Third Party Cookies Some of our business partners may use cookies on our site (for example, advertisers). However, Families Eating Better has no access to or control over these cookies, once we have given permission for them to set cookies for advertising. This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by Families Eating Better only and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers. Third Party Advertising The ads appearing on this Web site are delivered to users by Google, among other services. Information about users' visit to this site, such as number of times they have viewed an ad (but not username, date of birth, or any other personal information), is used to serve ads to users on this site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to our sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy. For more information or to opt out of the DART cookie for Google, please click here. Notification of Changes Whenever Families Eating Better changes its privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, and other places we deem appropriate so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.