Privacy Policy for www.forageddish.com

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact me by email at caitlin.s.sherwood@gmail.com.

At www.forageddish.com, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy outlines the type of personal information that is received and collected by www.forageddish.com and how it is used.

ANALYTICS & LOG FILES

www.forageddish.com is a Squarespace powered web site. Like many other Web sites, www.forageddish.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Analytics

www.forageddish.com uses Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. Visitors can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using Google’s Ad Settings page. Users can completely block Google Analytics tracking using Google’s Analytics Opt-out browser add-on.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. www.forageddish.com’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

COOKIES AND WEB BEACONS

Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. Cookies are used by most websites to tailor content and marketing messages to better suit your needs.

We use cookies on the website to track visitor behavior. If you prefer not to allow the use of cookies, you can change the configuration of your browser to warn you when you receive a cookie or automatically reject them. 

If you would like to find out more about cookies you can visit http://www.aboutcookies.org.

Types of Cookies Used:

Google Analytics – We use Google Analytics to understand how the website is being used in order to improve the user experience. User data is anonymous.

Google Remarketing — Google uses these cookies to show relevant adverts to users who have previously visited our website, as they browse other websites. You can opt-out from Google’s remarketing program, by changing your Google Ad Settings.

Advertising Partners

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. 

Mediavine, as a third party vendor, is a program that manages and places ads on www.forageddish.com. Mediavine is an advertising network that works with a variety of advertising platforms including, but not limited to: Google Adsense, GumGum, and Chicory. If you have questions about Mediavine, please refer to their privacy policy here

This third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on www.forageddish.com send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

  • Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on www.forageddish.com.
  • Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to www.forageddish.com and other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL – http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

PUBLICLY VISIBLE INFORMATION

If you create a user profile on the Web site or leave a comment, certain information may be publicly visible.  To create a user profile, you must choose a username and password and input your email address for profile confirmation.  Your email address will never be available publicly.  At your option, you may also add an avatar, a profile description, and a link to your website.

You may also choose to link your Facebook, Instagram, and Google Account.

Users may see your username, avatar, profile description and website information.

AFFILIATE PROGRAM PARTICIPATION

The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. 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.

Food Fanatic 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 links to Amazon.com.  As part of this Amazon Associates program, the Website will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

NEWSLETTERS

On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. 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 the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.

Mail Chimp – this service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications.  Please refer to Mail Chimp’s privacy policy for further information.

RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at caitlin.s.sherwood@gmail.com to be removed from our mailing list.

Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to caitlin.s.sherwood@gmail.com.

Amend – You may contact us at caitlin.s.sherwood@gmail.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 caitlin.s.sherwood@gmail.com.

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

SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION

At no time should you 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.