Effective Date: October 12, 2016
Hey there, Meggan here. Just like you, we at Culinary Hill are concerned with how companies collect and use our information online, so it only seems fair we share how your information is collected, secured, and shared on this website. So, let’s get to it.
NOTICE CONCERNING CHILDREN.
Any website “directed at children under 13” must undertake certain compliance steps pursuant to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and “COPPA Rule.” This website is directed at adults, not children. Please contact us immediately if you have knowledge of a child under 13 using the website.
While everyone is welcome to visit and use the recipes and information on Culinary Hill, we do create content intended for an audience in the United States. Given this, our focus is on complying with the privacy laws of the United States.
This Site is affiliated with CMI Marketing, Inc., d/b/a CafeMedia (“CafeMedia”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site, and CafeMedia will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about CafeMedia’s data usage, click here: www.cafemedia.com/publisher-advertising-privacy-policy
PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED.
A. Information Collection: You may browse the pages on this website without providing us with any personal information. However, if you decide to 1) contact us, 2) sign up for our newsletter; 3) comment on a post. or 4) download an offering from the website, we require you provide us with certain information that personally identifies you (“Personal Information”). This personal information consists of contact data such as your name and e-mail address (“Contact Data”).
B. Modification or Removal Process: If you wish to remove or modify personally identifiable information, please contact us using the Contact function on the website. If you wish to be removed from our email list, simply use the unsubscribe function available in any email message you’ve received from us.
D. Do Not Track Signals: California law requires that we disclose whether we acknowledge “do not track” signals issued by browsers or privacy software. We do not respond to such signals at this time.
E. Third Party Online Behavioral Tracking: We allow third party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our website. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g. click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice visit the NAI at http://www.networkadvertising.org. To opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices. You can also visit the privacy policies of third party sites and services we use to gain an understanding of their privacy practices by visiting the following links:
F. California Minor Eraser Right: This website is restricted to users 18 or older. Nonetheless, you may contact us if you are a minor to request the removal of content you’ve posted to the website. Please note the removal of the content from this website does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content from appearing elsewhere on the Internet.
COOKIES AND TRAFFIC DATA COLLECTED.
We automatically track and collect the following categories of information when you visit our website: (1) IP addresses; (2) domain servers; (3) types of computers accessing the website; and (4) types of web browsers used to access the website (collectively “Traffic Data”). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify you but is helpful for marketing purposes and for helping us improve your experience when using the website.
When you use our website, we share information that we may collect from you, such as your email (in hashed form), IP address or information about your browser or operating system, with our partner/service provider, LiveRamp Inc and its group companies (‘LiveRamp’). LiveRamp may use our first party cookie on your browser to match your shared information to their marketing databases in order to provide back a pseudonymous privacy-centric identifier for our use in real time bidding in digital advertising. We may also share hashed and de-identified email addresses, IP address, and advertising identifiers with LiveRamp, which uses that information to create a link between your device and its databases. This link may be shared by our partners globally for the purpose of enabling interest-based content or advertising throughout your online experience (e.g. cross device, web, email and in app etc.) by third parties unaffiliated with our website. These third parties may in turn link further demographic or interest-based information to your browser. To opt out of this use, please head here (https://liveramp.com/opt_out/).
USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED.
A. Our Use Of Information: We use Contact Data to send you information or our products or to contact you when necessary.
C. User Choice For Collection, Use, and Sharing Of Personal Information. You may choose not to provide us with any Personal Information. In such an event, you can still access and use much of the website; however, you will not be able to access and use those portions that require your Personal Information. If you do not wish to receive information and promotional material from us, you may select the appropriate “opt-out” option when you receive a communication from us. You may not opt-out of administrative communications.D. Sale of Information: Should we decide to sell all or part of Culinary Hill, Inc. or this website at some point in the future, your Personal Information will be included as an asset in the sale to a new owner.
AREAS BEYOND OUR CONTROL
A. Public Information: We make comment areas available to you in certain areas of the website. Please understand that any information disclosed in these areas becomes public information. We have no control over its use, and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose any sensitive or Personal Information.
B. Third Party Websites: The website contains links to other websites. We have no control over the terms and privacy policies of said sites. Please make sure to view the policies of those sites before proceeding.
If you have any questions about this Policy or our practices related to this website, please contact us using the Contact function on the website.