Date Effective: May 24, 2018
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Whilst we encourage you to leave comments on Cooking Perfected it’s important to know this doesn’t guarantee it will be published. All comments are placed into a moderation queue and is also cross-checked with anti-spam technologies. We will not notify you if the comment is approved or removed. If your comment was removed it is likely to be because of one or multiple of the following reasons.
- Harassment: Having a conversation is encouraged but keep in mind to be respectful towards other commenters and the authors of the content posted on this website. Comments in all caps will also be removed.
- Promotional: If your comment comes across to be super promotional then it is likely to be removed. Try not to speak in a promotional language and drop lots of links.
- Out of context: Try to keep comments within the context of the page you’re commenting on.
- Caught in the spam filter: Sometimes our anti-spam filters will have false positives and your comment can be automatically removed without us knowing. This is likely to happen if your IP has been flagged as a spammer or the contents of your message is consistent with typical spam.
Cooking Perfected (“Cooking Perfected”) operates cookingperfected.com and may operate other websites. It is Cooking Perfected policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Cooking Perfected collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Cooking Perfected purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Cooking Perfected visitors use its website.
Cooking Perfected also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on cookingperfected.com. Cooking Perfected only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service called Akismet. Akismet may use the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).
Embedded content from other websites
Cooking Perfected’s may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the content. 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.
Sponsored Content Tracking Pixels
Cooking Perfected’s may engage in sponsored campaigns with various influencer networks, brands, and agencies. All sponsored content is duly disclosed in accordance with the FTC’s requirements. From time to time, these sponsored campaigns utilize tracking pixels (aka web beacons), which may contain cookies to collect data regarding usage and audience. This information is collected by the sponsoring company to track the results of the campaign. No personally identifiable information collected by Cooking Perfected is used in conjunction with these tracking pixels.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Cooking Perfected websites choose to interact with Cooking Perfected in ways that require Cooking Perfected to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Cooking Perfected gathers depends on the nature of the interaction.
Cooking Perfected does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities such as commenting.
We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.
We use Facebook pixel to analyze the use of our website. The Facebook pixel is an analytics tool that helps us measure the effectiveness of our Facebook advertising. We use the Facebook pixel to understand the actions people are taking on our website and reach audiences that we care about.
Cooking Perfected makes use of Trackmesh for optimised delivery of our advertising. No personal information is collected, IPs are not collected.
Cooking Perfected makes use of wordpress.com stats to analyse the use of our website. We track post and page views, outbound link clicks, referring URLs and search engine terms, and country. The IP address, WordPress.com user ID (if logged in), WordPress.com username (if logged in), user agent, visiting URL, referring URL, timestamp of event, browser language, country code is collected.
In order to check login activity and potentially block fraudulent attempts, the following information is used: attempting user’s IP address, attempting user’s email address/username (i.e. according to the value they were attempting to use during the login process), and all IP-related HTTP headers attached to the attempting user.
This information is automatically collected while a visitor navigates and interacts with certain pages. The sole purpose of collecting this information is to improve the user experience. Hotjar stores this information in a pseudonymized user profile. Neither Hotjar nor we will ever use this information to identify individual users or to match it with further data on an individual user.
Through the Hotjar tracking code embedded on our website, the information collected includes:
The following information may be collected through your device and browser:
- your device’s IP address (collected and stored in an anonymized format)
- device screen size
- Device type (unique device identifiers) and bowser information
- geographic location (country only)
- preferred language used to display the webpage
- Mouse events (movements, location and clicks)
- pages visited
- geographic location (country only)
- preferred language used to display the webpage
- date and time when website pages were accessed
You can opt-out to the creation of a user profile, Hotjar’s storing of data about your usage of our site and Hotjar’s use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out link.
If you use our contact form to contact us, we collect your name, email address, subject and the content of the email. This email is first emailed to Gmail before being forwarded to our help desk provider, Zendesk (https://www.zendesk.com/company/customers-partners/privacy-policy/). All contact requests are kept indefinitely to help aid any future requests.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Cooking Perfected discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Cooking Perfected behalf or to provide services available at Cooking Perfected websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Cooking Perfected websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.
Cooking Perfected will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Cooking Perfected discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Cooking Perfected believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Cooking Perfected, third parties or the public at large.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comm
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can, however, obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
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If Cooking Perfected, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Cooking Perfected goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Cooking Perfected may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
On Cooking Perfected, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels and links. 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 Cooking Perfected to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behaviour will not be passed on to third parties and is only collected by our email processor, Active Campaign.
We may process information relating to transactions, including purchases of goods and services, that you enter into our cart. The Transactional Data may include your contact details, your card details and the transaction details. The transaction data may be processed for the purpose of supplying the purchased goods and services and keeping proper records of those transactions. Payment processing for Cooking Perfected’s is handled by our payment services providers, PayPal and Stripe. We will share transaction data with our payment services providers only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing your payments, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds. You can find information about the payment services providers’ privacy policies and practices at https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full and https://stripe.com/privacy.
Cooking Perfected may transfer and process Customer Data anywhere in the world where Cooking Perfected or its Sub-processors maintain data processing operations. Cooking Perfected’s shall at all times provide an adequate level of protection for the Customer Data processed, in accordance with the requirements of Data Protection Laws.
Generally, data is retained until it is no longer useful. For example, we keep the web server logs that record information about a visitor to Cooking Perfected website, such as the visitor’s IP address, browser type, and operating system, for approximately 30 days. We retain the logs for this period of time in order to, among other things, investigate issues if something goes wrong on one of our websites.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on Cooking Perfected, or have left comments, signed up to our email list, purchased a product, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
If you are located in certain countries, including those that fall under the scope of the European General Data Protection Regulation (AKA the “GDPR”), data protection laws give you rights with respect to your personal data, subject to any exemptions provided by the law, including the rights to:
- Request access to your personal data;
- Request correction or deletion of your personal data;
- Object to our use and processing of your personal data;
- Request that we limit our use and processing of your personal data; and
- Request portability of your personal data.
You can usually access, correct, or delete your personal data using your account settings and tools that we offer, but if you aren’t able to do that, or you would like to contact us about one of the other rights, scroll down to contact us.
EU individuals also have the right to make a complaint to a government supervisory authority.
While no online service is 100% secure, we work very hard to protect information about you against unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction, and take reasonable measures to do so, such as monitoring our Services for potential vulnerabilities and attacks.
To enhance security, Cooking Perfected use of security settings such as two-step authentication (When Available). We also make use of randomized complicated passwords.
Cooking Perfected Sub Processors
Cooking Perfected’s currently uses the following sub processors
|Sub Processor||Service Provided||URL|
|WordPress.com||Analytics & Brute Force Protection||https://wordpress.com|
|Zendesk||Help Desk Software||https://www.zendesk.com/|