This policy is valid from 16 April 2016
Third Party Disclosure
This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.
The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. All advertising is in the form of advertisements generated by a third party ad network. Those advertisements will be identified as paid advertisements.
Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
The owner(s) of this blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers’ own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.
What Personal Data Do We Collect and How Is It Used?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form, such as to leave a comment. To do so, you may be asked to enter your name and email address.
We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access Lena’s Kitchen. For example, when you use Lena’s Kitchen, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed Lena’s Kitchen. We may also collect information about actions you take when using Lena’s Kitchen, such as links clicked.
Cookies are used to understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Chrome, Safari, etc.) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. Please note that blocking cookies may have a negative impact on the functions of many websites, including Lena’s Kitchen. Some features of Lena’s Kitchen may cease to be available to you. If you disable cookies off, some features will be disabled. It won’t affect the users experience that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly. What do we use your information for?
- To personalize your experience: your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs.
- To improve our website: we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
- To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
- To send periodic emails.
- The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
Where Your Information is Stored
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Personal information provided when leaving a comment is stored on our web servers. We use ICDSoft as our web hosting company who have industry standard security in place which you can read more about here: ICDSoft
WP Super Cache and Titan Anti-spam & Security
The Site uses WP Super Cache and Titan Anti-spam & Security for website security and caching. Any personal information obtained by WP Super Cache and Titan Anti-spam & Security is not shared with any third parties.
Embedded Content From Other Websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We may collect your email address, but only if you voluntarily provide it to us. This may occur, for example, if you sign up to receive an email newsletter, or enter a promotion. We will use your email address for the purposes for which you provided it to us, and also from time to time to send you emails regarding Lena’s Kitchen or other products or services that we believe may be of interest to you. You may opt out of such email communications at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” button in the email.
We will not share your email address with any third parties.
In addition, we may ask you to create a user profile, which would allow you to create a username and password. We will store the username, but your password will not be visible in our records.
If you are a resident of a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), please refer to the section below entitled “Additional Rights of EEA Residents.”
Additional Rights of EEA (European Economic Area) Residents
If you are a resident of a country in the EEA, you have the rights, among others, to: (i) access your personal data (ii) ensure the accuracy of your personal data (iii) the right to have us delete your personal data (iv) the right to restrict further processing of your personal data, and (v) the right to complain to a supervisory authority in your country of residence in the event that data is misused
If you believe that our processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.
All efforts are made to ensure that affiliate links are disclosed in accordance with the FTC.
Our website is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com
On our website there are links to products on the Amazon website which we have recommended or profiled. When you click through to the Amazon website from one of these product links we make a small amount of commission if you go on to purchase the product. However, the price you pay will be exactly the same as if you had gone directly to the Amazon website.
From time to time, the Website may post sponsored content from an advertiser. This means that an advertiser, which may be a brand, agency, or influencer network, will contract with Lena’s Kitchen to create content featuring certain messages or product placement. Pursuant to the FTC’s requirements, all such advertisements on the Website are clearly and conspicuously disclosed.
Even though compensation (e.g., cash, free product, or services) is received in exchange for this sponsored content placement, Lena’s Kitchen gives its honest opinion, findings, beliefs, or experiences in such content. All views expressed on the Website are those of the content creator. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider, or party in question.
All information provided regarding nutrition on the Website is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Content related to recipes and nutrition is not medical advice nor is it intended to replace medical advice. The Website is not intended to diagnose, prescribe, or treat any disease, condition, illness, or injury. Before beginning any diet program, modifying your diet, or making changes to the diet of a person in your care, including following the nutrition information available on the Website, you should seek advice from a licensed professional.
Lena’s Kitchen is not responsible for any liability, loss or damage, caused or alleged to be caused directly or indirectly as a result of the use, application, or interpretation of the material in the nutrition information available on the Website.
The Website was developed strictly for informational purposes. You understand and agree that you are fully responsible for your use of the information provided on the Website. Lena’s Kitchen makes no representations, warranties or guarantees. You understand that results may vary from person to person. Lena’s Kitchen assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions that may appear on the Website.
The Website offers the option for you to leave comments, engaging with the Website’s posts. The following types of comments will not be tolerated and will be deleted:
- harassment directed toward any content creator or Lena’s Kitchen;
- hate speech;
- defamatory to Lena’s Kitchen or any third party;
- reference illegal acts; or,
- violate the legal rights of a third party.
Lena’s Kitchen’s sole discretion will be used to determine if a comment is in violation of this comment policy. Any comments in violation will be promptly deleted and no further explanation will be due to you if your comment was determined to be in violation with this policy.
Unless otherwise noted, the design, content and all components of the Website are copyrights owned by Lena’s Kitchen or third parties and are protected by United States and international copyright laws and should not be reused or republished without express written permission.
Lena’s Kitchen trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Lena’s Kitchen, in any manner likely to cause confusion among consumers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Lena’s Kitchen or Lena Gladstone.
From time to time, the Website will legally utilize trademarks owned by third parties related to Lena’s Kitchen services. These trademarks are the respective property of their owners.
Limitation of Liability
Lena’s Kitchen will not be liable for any consequential, incidental, indirect, exemplary, punitive, or special damages of any kind, however, caused, including loss of profits, revenue, data or use, incurred by you, whether under theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or otherwise, even if the other party has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
Grant of Rights
You grant Lena’s Kitchen a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute any content you contribute to the Website. This includes, but is not limited to, text, images, audio material, comments, video material and audio-visual material. This license extends to all known and future media. You also grant Lena’s Kitchen the right to sub-license these rights and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.
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
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us.
If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact Lena at firstname.lastname@example.org.