Keeping you safe online
- What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
- What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
- The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
My website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
I am the sole owner of the information collected on this site. I only have access to collect information that you voluntarily give me via site activity or other direct contact from you. Pinkie swear that I will never, ever sell or rent this information to anyone.
I will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted me. I will not share your personal information with any third party, unless it’s necessary to fulfill your request.
Unless you ask me not to, I may contact you via email in the future to promote my website (i.e. newsletter, articles) and/or send you system alert messages (i.e. major policy changes, new features, abuse warnings).
Cookies and Advertising
I use “cookies” on this website. (And I share recipes for them too…ha ha!)
The definition of a cookie, as it relates to the internet is: a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help improve their access to websites. For instance, when I use a cookie to identify you, articles load quicker, thereby saving time while on my website.
Cookies can also enable me to track and target the interests of my users to enhance the experience on my site.
Important Note: Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information.
Detailed Google Info
Google’s use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to my users based on their visit to my website and/or other sites on the Internet.
Folks may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting these Ad Settings. Alternatively, you can now visit the Consumer Opt Out Page, which allows users to conveniently opt-out from online behavioral ads served by some or all of our participating companies on aboutads.info.
Federal Trade Commission Disclosure
Food Lovers Web contains affiliate marketing links, which means the various authors may get paid a small commission on sales of those products or services written about in their articles.
It’s important to note that the editorial content is not influenced by advertisers or affiliate partnerships.
This disclosure is provided in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission 16 CFR Part 255 “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”
Advertising Partner Information
Rest assured that the collective of information shared with my partners and advertisers is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.
Social Media Links, Buttons and Widgets
My website includes social media features, like the G+ button. These social sites may collect information about your IP address and which page you’re visiting on my site and they may set a cookie to make sure the feature functions properly.
An Important FYI…your interactions with those features are governed by the privacy policies of the companies that provide them.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that I’m not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these other sites. I encourage users to be aware of this when they leave my website and advise them to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Example of an advertising link on my site: divi…scroll over the link to see the linking structure. When you click on the link it will take you to my affiliate’s site.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time my website may request various information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and ultimately disclose any information.
Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
Your Access to and Control Over Information
Concerns? Contact me anytime to…
- See what data I have about you, if any.
- Change/correct any data I have about you.
- Have me delete any data I have about you.
- Express any concern you have about my use of your data.
I have taken added precautions to protect private information. Where Food Lovers Web activities require a username and password to log in unique usernames and super strong passwords are required.
If you are having trouble coming up with a secure password here’s a random password generator, https://www.random.org/passwords, on random.org.