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. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties, unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective as of December 3, 2015.
What We Collect
We may collect the following information:
- contact information including email address
- demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
- information collected when leaving comments
When you leave comments on this website, you have the option of providing your name, email address and blog or website URL, in addition to your comment. This information becomes a permanent part of the website when you provide it with a comment; the name you share can be seen by other visitors to the site and is linked to any website you choose to share (e.g. if your name is clicked it will lead to the website you note if applicable). Your email is required but is not displayed and is never used or sold to third-party vendors.
What We Do with the Information We Gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- We may use the information to improve our products and services.
- We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites. Please note that doing so may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
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If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please see: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp or http://www.aboutads.info/choices/
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads, and possibly also content, when you visit our website. Our advertising partners include:
Online Behavioral Advertising
This website uses ad services Mediavine, Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest. When you visit this website, your information may be collected by these services. These services may share your information with third parties for online behavioral advertising.
Opt-Out of Online Behavioral Advertising
To opt-out, please use the Digital Advertising Alliance’s WebChoices consumer choice tool.
Affiliate Program Participation
The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions. Our affiliate partners include:
In Search Of Yummy-ness is a participant Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. As part of this Amazon Associates program, the Website will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.
On the website, you may subscribe to our newsletter which is be used for promotional and possibly also advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.
Links to Other Websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Google Analytics Advertiser Features
This website uses Google Analytics Advertiser Features, which enables Google Analytics to collect data about our traffic, in addition to data collected through a standard Google Analytics implementation. This information is collected through the Google Analytics cookies, and shows us the demographics and interests people who visit this website. You can opt-out of the Google Analytics Advertiser Features through your Google Ad Settings. Please look at Google Analytics’ currently available opt-outs for the web. You can learn more about safeguarding your data here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/learn/privacy.html
Controlling Your Personal Information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
- if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
Rights Related to Your Personal Information
Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org to be removed from our mailing list.
Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request. Simply email us to request this information.
Amend – You may email us to amend or update your personal information.
Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please email us.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
Sensitive Personal Information
The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children or minors. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of majority in its database, please email us immediately and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Last Updated: January 2, 2020