Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY & TERMS OF USE

Love In My Oven (“Website”) is governed by the following Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

This Privacy Policy and Terms of Use was last updated on January 27, 2019. We reserve the right to change this policy and/or the terms at any time. Please check back from time to time to ensure your satisfaction with any changes made.

PRIVACY POLICY

PURPOSE & CONSENT

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you of the information we may collect and how it may be used, as well as the Terms of Use while using this Website. By using this Website, you agree to use your personal information in accordance with this policy.

We take your privacy seriously and are committed to protecting it. Any information you provide or are asked to provide when using this Website will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. By using this Website, you also agree to use your personal information in accordance with this policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, please do not use this Website.

INFORMATION COLLECTED

  • Information Voluntarily Provided by You:

We collect personal information from you such as your name, or email address when you voluntarily submit information to the Website by subscribing to the newsletter, submitting a comment, or filling out a contact form.

  • Automatically Collected Information:

Certain information about you and the computer, tablet or mobile device is collected automatically when you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, your IP address is logged, as well as your operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages viewed and links clicked on, and the date and time the Website was accessed. Using these technologies helps us to recognize you and customize your experience with the Website.

  • Information We Collect From Others:

We may receive information from you from third party sources. For example, if you use a third party service provider through the site, they may transfer information to us for fulfillment.

  • Analytic Services:

This Website uses Google Analytics, which collects, monitors and analyzes usage data of visitors to help this Website understand how visitors are using the Website. User data is kept anonymous. Users may choose to completely block Google Analytics tracking by using Google’s opt-out browser add-on. Google also has their own privacy policy.

  • Cookies:

Like many other websites, this Website uses cookies to collect information and track visitor behavior, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website. Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer’s browser when you visit some websites. We may use both session cookies, which expire when the browser is closed, and persistent cookies, which will stay on the browser until deleted.

This information is used to analyze data about our web page traffic and improve the Website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies; most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser’s settings to decline cookies if preferred.

HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED

We may use the information collected in the following ways:

  • To operate and maintain the Website
  • To send you promotional information, such as e-mail newsletters and campaigns. Each e-mail promotion will provide information on how to opt-out from future mailings.
  • To send administrative communications, including administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts.
  • To provide you with user support, and to respond to any comments or inquiries
  • To track and measure advertising on the Website.
  • To protect, investigate and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
  • To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Website feature.

THIRD PARTY SHARING AND DISCLOSURE

The Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website; each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies, and you are encouraged to visit those websites for additional information. Some of the information we request may be collected by third party providers on our behalf. This Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:

  • Google Analytics –  this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics. In fact, this Website has activated the option to anonymize IP addresses, which prevents the collection of personal data from our Google Analytics tracking code. Users can completely block Google Analytics tracking by using Google’s opt-out browser add-on. Furthermore, Google has their own privacy policy
  • Mail Chimp – this service provider is used for the delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications. By subscribing to the Website’s newsletter/mailing list, you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to MailChimp for processing.
  • HostPapa – is a service that provides web hosting for Love In My Oven. Information stored on this Website is stored on HostPapa’s servers.
  • Akismet – this service is used to check comments and contact form submissions against a global database of spam to help prevent this Website from publishing malicious content.
  • Social Warfare – this service provider is used to facilitate the social sharing of this Website’s blog posts. Readers may use the social sharing buttons to share particular blog posts to their social sharing networks. Each of those social media networks has their own privacy policy. Though none of this information is stored by Social Warfare, please use your own discretion when providing any login information or sharing to any social network site. While Social Warfare tracks the share count on this Website, it does not collect any personal information from readers.
  • UpdraftPlus – this service provides daily backups of all information on this Website.
  • Contact Form 7 – this service is a contact form service used by the Website to make it easy for readers to directly contact Love In My Oven.

This Website reserves the right to amend this list from time to time at our sole discretion.

ANONYMOUS DATA

From time to time, we may use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies. 

PUBLICLY VISIBLE DATA

If you create a user profile on the Website or leave a comment, certain information may be publicly visible, such as your name, avatar and website information. 

ADVERTISING

  • Display Ads

This Website may use third-party advertising companies to serve content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies to show you advertisements that may be of interest to you. These technologies are subject to their own privacy policies. No personally identifiable information is shared with the Website’s ad providers.

  • Retargeting Ads

This Website may engage with third party companies from time to time in order to market the Website, such as Google, Facebook or Instagram. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on the user’s past visits to the Website.

  • Newsletters

You may subscribe to this Website’s voluntary newsletter subscription, which may be used for advertising purposes. Users can subscribe through an on online automated process. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns; also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future campaigns to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.

Users can unsubscribe at any time from the newsletter at any time should they wish to do so.

  • Sponsored Content and Affiliate Program Participation

From time to time, this Website may engage in sponsored campaigns with various brands, agencies or influencer networks. Any sponsored content will be fully disclosed in the related post(s). Occasionally, sponsored campaigns utilize tracking pixels, 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 sponsored post; no personally identifiable information collected by the Website is used in conjunction with these tracking pixels.

The Website may also engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. When a link is clicked for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.

We would never affiliate ourselves with a brand or product that we didn’t enjoy or think would be beneficial to our readers.  Readers are reminded to use their own discretion when deciding if such brand, product is right for them.

RESPECTING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

SENSITIVE INFORMATION

At no time should you ever submit sensitive personal information to the Website. This includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

CHILDREN’S INFORMATION

This Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at katherine@loveinmyoven.com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record-keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.

You have the following rights with respect to your personal information:

  • Opt-out:

You may opt-out of future e-mail communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at katherine@loveinmyoven.com.

  • Access

You may access the personal information we have about your by submitting a request to katherine@loveinmyoven.com.

  • Amend

You may contact us at katherine@loveinmyoven.com 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 submit a request to katherine@loveinmyoven.com

TERMS OF USE

ADVICE DISCLAIMER

All blog posts on this Website are based on the writer’s own personal opinion, and all content is of the writer’s creation, unless stated otherwise. Love In My Oven offers personal experiences and opinions and, as such, will not be held liable for any loss or damages arising from the use of this Website.

COPYRIGHT 

Unless otherwise noted, all content, photography and video is copyright of this Website. Unauthorized use or reproduction of the text and/or photographs and/or video is prohibited, unless consent is expressly provided. This means that the text of blog posts may not be copied and pasted and republished elsewhere without consent. Photographs may be shared by providing credit to Love In My Oven by linking directly to the recipe post on this Website. Using a photo from the Website for a recipe round-up is permitted, ensuring that a link is provided back to the original post.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION DISCLOSURE

The writer(s) at Love In My Oven are not professional cooks/chefs/bakers/dieticians/ nutritionists or medical experts and do not offer any professional medical or nutritional advice. The Website occasionally offers nutritional information for recipes as a courtesy, and the information provided should be considered an estimate. The nutritional accuracy of any information shared is not guaranteed, and is only provided as a guide for readers. Please use your best judgement to ensure food is safely prepared and/or a good fit for your diet.

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

The Website may occasionally contain links to other websites; however, once you have used these links to leave Love In My Oven, you should note that we do not have any control over the website of the outbound link. We cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide to these websites while visiting them.

Third party websites are not covered by this privacy policy and we accept no responsibility or liability regarding your activity on, or the content of, third party sites.

COMMENTS ON WEBSITE

Comments on blog posts are encouraged, but we reserve the right to delete any comments that are negative, inappropriate or identified as spam. Any comments posted on this Website become the property of this Website and may be used on the Website, or products and promotions of Love In My Oven.

Any comments left on this Website by readers are public and may be read, collected or used by anyone. Your name, website (if applicable) and date/time of comment will be displayed; however, your email address and IP address will remain secure. If you have a gravatar associated with your email address it may also automatically be displayed when you leave a comment on this Website. The gravatar service privacy policy is available here.

Readers acknowledge and accept these conditions and risks when providing personal information and posting comments on this Website.

REVISIONS & ACCEPTANCE

This Website may change this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use from time to time; please refer to this page periodically for updates and to ensure your satisfaction with the changes made.

By using this Website, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. If you do not agree with the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, please do not use this Website. Your continued use of this Website following the posting of any changes to this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use will be deemed your acceptance of these changes.

CONTACT INFORMATION

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, please contact Love In My Oven at katherine@loveinmyoven.com