Spoonacular API Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how spoonacular ("we", "our", or "us") collects, uses, and shares information obtained through the spoonacular API ("the API"). By using the API, you agree to the terms outlined in this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect

  1. User-Provided Information:When you subscribe to our API, you may choose to provide your email address for the purpose of creating your account.
  2. API-Collected Information:We collect usage information based on your API key, such as which endpoints are used and which parameters are set.

How We Use Your Information

We use the information we collect for the following purposes:

  1. To create your account and email you regarding any important changes to the API (you can opt out of such emails at any time)
  2. To track API usage to compute overage fees and for other billing purposes

Information Sharing and Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your information to outside parties. We may share your information with trusted third parties who assist us in operating our API and servicing you as an API subscriber, as long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

We use Stripe to process payments. When you subscribe to a paid API plan, your payment information will be collected and processed by Stripe in accordance with their Privacy Policy. We do not store or have access to your full payment details.

Data Security

We take commercially reasonable security measures to protect any information collected from you. While we take reasonable precautions to safeguard your data, it's important to understand that no security system is entirely immune to vulnerabilities or breaches. Therefore, any information you choose to provide to us is done so at your own discretion and risk.

External Links

The API may include links to external websites. spoonacular does not exercise control over the privacy policies or content of any external websites and assumes no responsibility for the content or privacy practices of these third-party websites.

Your Rights

You have the right to access, correct, or delete your API account and associated data.

If you are a resident of California or the EU, you may have additional rights. We comply with all requests to access, update, or delete personal information. Please email us with any such requests.

Changes to This Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. The date of the most recent revisions will appear on this page (last revision: 10/9/2023).

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us.