Privacy Policy


PRIVACY POLICY

Thanks so much for supporting and following Savoring Time in the Kitchen.  We have updated our privacy policy to comply with the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The Policy now reflects changes in data privacy laws and added details about how the information is managed that you share.

While this privacy policy needs to be in place due to the European Union regulation, and primarily is in place to protect European Union visitors, it is worthwhile reading for all.

This privacy policy explains how Savoring Time in the Kitchen uses and protects any information that you give while using the Savoring Time in the Kitchen website.  Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

This policy may change 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. 

By visiting Savoring Time in the Kitchen, you hereby consent to the use of the information held herein.

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

What we do with the information we gather

-When you leave comments on Savoring Time in the Kitchen, you are required to provide your name, e-mail and you have the option of providing your blog or website URL. This information becomes a permanent part of the website when you provide it with a comment, and your name and blog or website URL can be seen by other visitors to the site, including anonymous visitors. Your e-mail cannot be seen and will not be shared or sold to any third parties.

We use anonymous information to analyze our site traffic, but we do not examine this information for individually identifying information. 

All websites that collect traffic data have the ability to monitor visitor information such as IP addresses, browser type, operating system, location, date/time of visit, and information about which areas of the site are visited. We monitor such information via Google Analytics but do not store it in personal files or link it to individuals.

Security

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.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

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 preferences. 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. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Advertising 

At this time, Savoring Time in the Kitchen does not use outside advertising, other than links to Amazon products that we find may be of use and helpful to you as a visitor to Savoring Time in the Kitchen.

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 while 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.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

-When 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.

Opt Out 

Should you choose to Opt Out of emails from Savoring Time in the Kitchen you may opt out at any time by Unsubscribing at the bottom of the email that you receive.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us.


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