Foodily Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to Foodily.

This Privacy Policy describes the type of information Foodily collects
from visitors to the website and what we do with it.


What is Personally Identifiable Information?

Personally Identifiable Information is any information which can be used to identify you. Most agree that your name, social security number, zip code, salary and birth date can all be used to identify you. But the rapid pace of technological change means that even your IP number in an HTTP log can be used to identify you.

What Foodily does with your Personally Identifiable Information

Foodily will only use your personally identifiable information:

To complete the activity for which it was provided – for example to return the results from a recipe or ingredient search on
For processing computer account information and information used in the course of securing and maintaining the website
To improve, evaluate or review the website, product or market
To notify visitors about updates to the website, including information used to promote Foodily products and services to visitors

What Foodily will not do with your personally identifiable information:

Foodily will not sell or share your personally identifiable information with others without your express written consent. Just note that there is the possibility Foodily merges with, is acquired by, or has assets acquired by another company, and your personally identifiable information (and any other information connected to your account) may be among the assets transferred. If you visit a third party websites through a hyperlink you will need to consult that site’s privacy policy for information on how they will handle information you may give to them.

Recipe Comments and Discussions

While Foodily encourages users to participate in discussions and comment on recipes on, you should be aware that any information you post may be publicly accessible. The opinions expressed on are those of the individual posting the opinion and not necessarily shared by Foodily.

Third Party Websites Linked to

As an indexer of recipes on the Web, Foodily links to an extensive array of third-party websites around the world. These third party websites are not under Foodily’s control and are not governed by this Privacy Policy. As a result, their privacy policies may differ substantially from Foodily’s.

Foodily Facebook App Privacy and Permissions

Foodily has partnered with Facebook to make it easier to swap recipes with friends and family and have your favorite recipes be just a click away. Our partnership with Facebook and the development of our app means that we have new privacy settings and permissions for our users. For more information on Foodily’s partnership with Facebook and how it affects our users, visit our article on Privacy FAQs for Foodily’s Facebook App .

Privacy and Children does not, and is not intended to, solicit or attract anyone under the age of 13. But in case a few food-minded youngsters do come our way, we will not knowingly solicit personal information from them.

Cookies, Bacon… (umm, that’s Beacons) and Other Foodily Technologies

From time to time, Foodily collects information which is non-personally identifiable from your visits to our websites to help us provide better customer service through a greater understanding of user trends and statistics. We may keep track of the domains from which you visit or measure your activity on our websites. We do not review this information at an individual level. Instead we analyze it at an aggregate level to better understand user patterns. If you do not want your transaction details on (and any other websites), you should disable your cookies. may also use Web beacons and other technologies which generate non-identifiable notices of user visits to certain pages. Setting your web browser to turn off cookies will also prevent your cookie information from being associated with your visits to pages covered by Web beacons. Web beacons and other technologies will still detect your visits to pages, but the notices they generate will be disregarded.

Notification of Changes

This Privacy Policy was last updated on March 27, 2015. We may change this policy from time to time, and if we do, we’ll post any changes on this page which shall apply to all previous information collected by Foodily prior to such notice to the extent permitted by law. Except as prohibited by law, all changes are effective immediately when we post them, and apply to all access to and use of thereafter. If you continue to use after those changes are in effect, you also agree to the revised policy. If the changes are significant, we may provide more prominent notice or get your consent as required by law. You are expected to check this page from time to time so you are aware of any changes, as they are binding on you.

Privacy Questions and Access

At Foodily, we like to hear from you. If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please send them to You should use this email address to contact us if you have questions about how Foodily manages your information.