Special Chefs™ Inc. Privacy Policy and Legal Notices 

Protecting your privacy and making you aware of our legal notices are very important to us. The following will outline the safeguards we have in place. 

How Special Chefs Protects Your Information 

We employ encryption and/or security technology and/or managerial scrutiny and/or fraud detection techniques regarding any organizational/volunteer/donor information provided to us. In this way, you are protected from unauthorized use of the information you supply. Electronic information is stored on a highly secure server that is not accessible via the Internet. 

We do not provide information about our participating provider organizations, donors or volunteers (past, current or prospective) to anyone outside Special Chefs and its legal affiliates. 

We may collect anonymous information about site visitation and specific use of our web site so that we may better serve our interested population in the future. This information is strictly for internal planning purposes. 

E-Mail, Mail, Phone and Fax Communication

Special Chefs corresponds with providers, donors and volunteers (past, current or prospective) regarding the information detailed on its web site. These communications are routinely conducted via email, mail, phone and fax mode. If another method of communication is desired, or if restricted communication is preferred, all you need to do is inform us and we will respect your preference. 

Resources/Relationships Warranties and Disclaimers 

Special Chefs is a conduit linking information and other resources between donors/ volunteers and provider organizations/the people they support. While Special Chefs will engage in due diligence and proceed with the best and most honorable of intentions and according to the laws governing 501(c)(3) organizations, Special Chefs provides no warranties of any kind relating to the resources supplied and/or relationships forged as a result of its efforts. As recipients of donated goods and services, provider organizations must perform their own, binding, due diligence and assume full responsibility regarding volunteer activities and efficacious use of donated products and information. If you do not agree with Special Chefs and all of its agents being held harmless in all regards, do not engage in any activities with Special Chefs or its agents. 

Other Warranties and Disclaimers 

Special Chefs intends for the information and data contained in the Special Chefs web site to be accurate and reliable; however, since the information and data may have been compiled by Special Chefs from a variety of sources, it is provided "as is." Special Chefs expressly disclaims all warranties and/or conditions, express or implied, as to any matter whatsoever relating to or referenced by the Special Chefs web site, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties and/or conditions of merchant ability or satisfactory quality and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. 

The site may contain hypertext links to other web sites that are completely independent of this site. Special Chefs makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or authenticity of the information contained in any such hypertext link, and any hypertext link to another person or entity shall not in any manner be construed as endorsement by Special Chefs or such person's or entity's web site, products or services. Your linking to any other off-site pages or other sites is at your own risk. 

Copyright/Trademark Ownership 

Copyright © 2000 Special Chefs™. All rights reserved. Special Chefs, Pretty Plates, Mighty Hearts, Good To Know, Blue Ribbon Winners, Home of the Inspiration Kitchen, Blue Ribbon Recipe and Cooking Contest, Five Star Contributors, Blue Ribbon Winners' Circle, are registered trademarks of Special Chefs. An absence of a product or service name or logo from this list does not constitute a waiver of Special Chefs’ trademark or other intellectual property rights concerning that name or logo. You may only use the information, text or graphics contained in this site for your personal use and may not reproduce, adapt or publish it, in whole or in part, for any purpose without the express written consent of Special Chefs. All product names throughout this web site are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. 


By using this site and Special Chefs products/services, you signify your consent to the Special Chefs Privacy Policy and Legal Notices. If you do not agree to these policies and notices, please do not use this site and Special Chefs products/services. We reserve the right to change any of the Special Chefs policies and notices at any time, without notice.