Updated: August 2023
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
Automatically Collected Information
The Website utilizes industry-standard analytics packages (currently Google Analytics) that gather limited information on visitors to the Website automatically, and store this anonymous information in server log files. This information may include IP addresses, browser type, basic IP information, referring pages, operating system used, and date/time stamps. This information does not identify individual users; it is used only for site administration, as well as for analysis of Website usage and trends.
Information You Provide
We may collect the personal information you provide by voluntarily interacting with the Website, such as providing your name or email address to subscribe to a newsletter or leaving a comment on our recipes or blog.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your internet browser from a website you visit. A cookie file is a small file that is stored in your internet browser and allows the Website or a third party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Website more useful to you. There are two types of Cookies: “persistent” and “session” cookies. Persistent cookies help websites remember your information and settings when you visit them in the future. A session cookie is used to identify a particular visit to the Website. Session cookies are erased when you close your browser at the end of your session.
What are your choices regarding cookies?
Where can you find more information about cookies?
You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:
All About Cookies: https://www.allaboutcookies.org/
Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
WHAT DO WE DO WITH PERSONAL INFORMATION?
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 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 to fulfill a request by you for an online newsletter or publication. If you choose to submit content for publication such as a comment to a blog post, recipe, or otherwise, we may publish your name, screen name, and other information you have provided to us.
The Website is intended for use only by adults and does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 18, do not enter information on this website or use our services. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You have certain rights regarding your personal information. These include the rights to:
- Opt-out. You may opt out of receiving communications by emailing us at email@example.com, by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in any email we send to you, or by replying to any email we send you and entering the word UNSUBSCRIBE in the subject line. We will use personally identifiable information to verify the accuracy of information provided with regard to transactions. If you provide a testimonial we may choose to post it on our website
- Access. You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Amend. You may contact us at contact email@example.com if you would like to amend or update your personal information.
- To Be Forgotten. In certain situations, you may request that we erase your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
SECURITY AND SENSITIVE INFORMATION
We follow accepted industry standards to protect any personal information you have provided to us. However, please be aware that no method of electronic storage can ever be 100% secure. Therefore as is the case with any organization – we are not in a position to guarantee the absolute security of your information. You should not submit any highly sensitive information including information about your religious or political beliefs, private health status or information, your social security number, race, ethnic origin, criminal background information, or other such sensitive information. You may submit any questions you may have about our security procedures by emailing us at email@example.com, and entering “Security Procedures” in the subject line.
SOCIAL MEDIA WIDGETS
You can log in to the Website using sign-in services such as Facebook Connect or an Open ID provider. These services will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign-up form. Services like Facebook Connect give you the option to post information about your activities on this Website to your profile page to share with others within your network.
WHO DO WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION WITH?
Third-Party Service Providers
We may use third-party service providers to provide you with some of the services offered by the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
We currently use the following third-party service providers:
Google Analytics, which tracks Website usage and provides information to us such as which websites referred users and which actions users performed on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address but does not track other personal information.
Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us. We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on us or the Website.
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