Mel's Diner Website Privacy Policy
Updated December 30, 2012

EMAIL ADDRESSES: the 'Contact Us' form found on this website does require a valid email address in order to prove the validiy of the sender. This prevents spammers or "bots" from sending email automatically. It also enables us to reply to your comment, if a reply is necessary or requested. The address is not retained, sold, rented or otherwise distributed to any third party.
COOKIES: The Mel's Diner website does not collect, sell, rent, distribute or otherwise use personally identifying information about our visitors. We do not use cookies on our website. However, our website uses third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may collect non-personal information (in other words, information that does not include your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If so, generally they use their own cookies. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here. Personal information is only collected by these third party companies if you enter into an agreement with one of them, such as when you make a purchase from them, or another similar transaction.
Third party vendors used on this site include Google and Amazon. These vendors utilize cookies stored in your Internet browser. Google utilizes a DART cookie, which enables it and its partners to serve ads to our users based on their visit to our site and/or 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.
Our website participates in the and affiliates program, whereby links to relevant items of interest are shown throughout the site and utilizes a unique tracking ID cookie. No personal information about the user is collected during this process. More information about the Amazon Associates program can be found here.

The Mel's Diner Web Store, as well as any links to various items for purchase, are powered by Amazon and all purchases are made directly through Amazon and their aStore program.