Statement and notice of Muffoletta.com's privacy practices and guidelines
First posted 1 July 2003 at 2255 GMT
Last updated 12 July 2003 at 1526 GMT
RIESI, Sicily, Italy -- Thank you for visiting this website of
the Official Muffoletta Webiste. Your privacy is important to us.
To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our
online information practices and the choices you can make about the way
your information is collected and used at this Muffoletta.com site.
At some Muffoletta.com sites, you can review information, order products or
services, express an opinion, subscribe to one of our services such as
our online newsletters, or participate in one of our online forums or
communities. The types of personally identifiable information that may
be collected at these pages include: name, address, email address,
telephone number, fax number, credit card information, and information
about your interests in and use of various products, programs, and
At some other Muffoletta.com sites, you can submit information about other
people. For example, you might submit a person's name and email address
to send an electronic notice about an international legal development
and, if you order a gift online and want it sent directly to the
recipient, you might submit the recipient's name and address. The types
of personally identifiable information that may be collected about other
people at these pages include: recipient's name, address, email address,
and telephone number.
At certain parts of some of our sites, only persons who provide us
with the requested personally identifiable information will be able to
order products, programs, and services or otherwise participate in the
site's activities and offerings.
We also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information
when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you are
using (e.g., Internet Explorer and Netscape), the type of operating system
you are using, (e.g., Windows XP and Mac XOS) and the domain name of your
Internet service provider (e.g., .it and Earthlink).
We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your
requests for our products, programs, and services, to respond to your
inquiries about our offerings, and to offer you other products, programs
or services that we believe may be of interest to you.
We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as to
notify you when you have requested certain legal updates or when we make
changes to our subscriber agreements, to fulfill a request by you for an
online newsletter, or to contact you about your account with us.
We use the information that you provide about others to enable us to
send them your information, funds or products. From time to time, we
also may use this information to offer our services, programs, or
products to them.
The information we collect in connection with our online forums and
communities is used to provide an interactive experience. We use this
information to facilitate participation in these online forums and
communities and, from time to time, to offer you products, programs, or
If you choose to submit content for publication (e.g., an
"international legal advisory"), we may publish your screen name and
other information you have provided to us.
We sometimes use the non-personally identifiable information that we
collect to improve the design and content of our site and to enable us
to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this
information in the aggregate to analyze site usage, as well as to offer
you services, programs, or products.
We may disclose personally identifiable information in response to
legal process, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena.
We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement
Agents and contractors of the Muffoletta.com who have access to personally
identifiable information are required to protect this information in a
manner that is consistent with this Privacy Notice by, for example, not
using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the
services they are performing for Muffoletta.com.
Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against
unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that
personally identifiable information that we collect will never be
disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Notice.
It is the policy of all Muffoletta.com sites not to disclose any personally
identifiable information to any company whose practices are not covered
by this privacy notice (e.g., other marketers, magazine publishers,
retailers, participatory databases, and non-profit organizations) that
want to market products or services to you. Therefore, since no
site shares such personally identifiable information, there is no need
for the Muffoletta.com to provide you with an opportunity to opt out or block
We may on occasion combine information we receive online with outside
records to enhance our ability to market to you those services, programs
or products which may be of interest to you. If you prefer not to
receive marketing information from this site, follow the instructions at
the bottom of email on how to unsubscribe from such service.
Finally, the Muffoletta.com sites covered by this Privacy Notice will not
use or transfer personally identifiable information provided to us in
ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you
with an opportunity to opt out of these unrelated uses.
Some of our sites contain links to other sites whose information
practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other
sites' privacy notices as we have no control over information that is
submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
The Muffoletta.com sites covered by this Privacy Notice sometimes may offer
content (e.g., contests or promotions) that is sponsored by or
co-branded with identified third parties. By virtue of these
relationships, the third parties may obtain personally identifiable
information that visitors voluntarily submit to participate in the site
activity. The Muffoletta.com has no control over these third parties' use of
this information. The Muffoletta.com site will notify you at the time of
requesting personally identifiable information if these third parties
will obtain such information.
The Muffoletta.com does not currently partner with or have special
relationships with any third-party ad server companies to serve or
present the ads that appear on our site. Some of our advertisers,
however, may use the services of third-party ad networks. For
information about third-party ad services, see the
To enhance your experience with our sites, many of our web pages use
"cookies." Cookies are text files we place in your computer's browser
to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your
email address or other personally identifiable information unless you
choose to provide this information to us by, for example, registering at
one of our sites. However, once you choose to furnish the site with
personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to
the data stored in the cookie.
personalize your experience at our web pages (e.g., to recognize you by
name when you return to our site), assist you in conducting a search of
our website, save your password in password-protected areas, and enable
offer you services, programs or products.
We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial
procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain
data security, and correctly use the information we collect online.
Access to personally identifiable information that is collected from
our sites may be accessible for a limited period of time from the point
of collection. For example, if you created a password-protected account
within our site go back to that portion of the site to review the
information you provided.
You may also send an email or letter to the following email or street
address requesting access to or correction of your personally
identifiable information. For verification purposes, please include
your first name, last name, and email address which you used for such
service. Never give out your password by telephone, email or letter.
Your password is to be used in the Password Entry form on our website,
so that you can gain access to the website from your computer.
To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps
to help verify your identity before granting access or making
All Muffoletta.com sites are designed for those interested in the
art, science, history and culture of muffoletta bread and sandwiches. The
Muffoletta.com maintains no children's websites.
If you have any questions or concerns about the Muffoletta.com online policy
for this site or its implementation you may contact us at