Privacy Policy


This privacy policy sets out how Food GPS, Inc. uses and protects any information that you submit while using

Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. This policy is effective from December 13, 2014.

Personal Information: To receive your Food GPS e-mails, including the L.A. Beer Blast and event alerts, we require your e-mail address. So that we may provide you with additional services, we may also request your name. Food GPS, Inc. does not collect any other personally identifiable information that you do not expressly provide. Food GPS, Inc. will never sell, rent or share your personal information, including your e-mail address, with any third parties for marketing purposes without your express permission. Food GPS, Inc. may share your personal information for the purpose of delivering our e-mail to you or as required by law.

Non-personal Information: We may also request non-personally identifiable information, such as age and annual income, also known as demographic data, though this information is optional. We may use this data to improve our site and/or tailor your experience at our site, sharing content by e-mail that we think might be of interest to you, and displaying content according to your preferences. We may also share this information with others, such as companies interested in advertising in Food GPS e-mails or on our website, in aggregate, anonymous form, which means that the information will not contain any personally identifiable information about you or any other person.

Usage Information: In addition to collecting personal and non-personal information, Food GPS, Inc. may also collect non-personal, aggregated information about subscribers’ use of our site. This information is not personally identifiable and will only be used to find out how subscribers use our service and site. For example, this information will tell us how much time users spend on our site, from which other sites subscribers came, and to what other sites subscribers go. The collection of this information allows us, among other things, to prepare for traffic load demands and to efficiently deliver your e-mails.

Review and Access: Upon your request, we will provide you with a summary of the information we collect about you. You will have an opportunity to correct, update or modify this information.

Choice/Opt-Out: If we ever send you information by e-mail concerning new products or services that you did not expressly request, we will provide you with an option to unsubscribe from future notices.

Third-Party Advertising: Some of the ads appearing on our website may be delivered to you by our web advertising partner or partners. Information about your visit to a partner site or sites, such as the number of times you have viewed an ad (but not your name, address or other personal information), is used to serve ads to you.

Tracking: Like most sites, Food GPS may make use of browser “cookies.” Cookies are small text files placed on your computer’s hard disk by our server. They allow us to quickly check your status as a subscriber and facilitate access to your preferences. Food GPS, Inc. will never use cookies to retrieve information from a computer that is unrelated to our site or services.

Third-Party Cookies: In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertisers may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser.

Links to Other Sites: As part of the service, Food GPS, Inc. may create links allowing you to access third-party sites. Food GPS, Inc. is not responsible for the content that appears on those sites and does not endorse these sites. Please consult those sites’ individual privacy policies in order to determine how they treat user information.

Opt Out of Gourmet Adds: For information about opting out of Gourmet Ads and ad serving partners please visit their Privacy Policy page

Security: All information described above is stored on MailChimp and SurveyMonkey servers, and in restricted Google docs.

Modification to This Policy: Food GPS, Inc. may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. Please check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

Contact Us: If you have any questions about this policy or our site in general, please contact [email protected].


Joshua Lurie

Joshua Lurie founded FoodGPS in 2005. Read about him here.

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