It explains how we comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the DPA (Data Protection Act) and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations).
Food-crafting.com has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm and continuing commitment to the privacy of personal information provided by those visiting and interacting with this web site.
The privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website. We recognize the importance of protecting your privacy and our policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use and safeguard the personal information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our site.
This policy will be continuously assessed against new technologies, business practices and our customers’ needs.
When you visit this web site you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and Web site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our Web site.
We do not currently have a newsletter. However, you may subscribe to our news feed through Third Party sites. We are not associated with these sites and do not know what information they collect.
We currently do not operate an email mailing list program, used to inform subscribers about products, services and/or news we supply/publish.
Subscribers to this website and any website users can subscribe to receive notifications of new posts through an online automated process where they have given their explicit permission.
Subscriber personal details are collected, processed, managed and stored in accordance with the regulations named in ‘The policy’ above.
Subscribers can unsubscribe at any time through an automated online service, which provides a link to unsubscribe in the email notifications that they receive.
Similar to other commercial Web sites, our Web site utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” (see explanation below, “What Are Cookies?”) and web server log files to collect information about how our Web site is used.
Information gathered through cookies and Web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our Web site, and the Web sites visited just before and just after our Web site.
We endeavor to include quality, safe and relevant external links. However, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.
External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites, similar to this link describing the latest kitchen appliance on our wish list or the ad strip displaying another item destined to replace my vintage Oster® blender.
We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website, despite our best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of administering our business activities, reviewing and promoting the products and services related to your interests, to monitor the use of the service, our marketing and promotional efforts and improve our content and product/recipe offerings, and customize our site’s content, layout, services and for other lawful purposes.
These uses improve our site and better tailor it to meet your needs.
Furthermore, such information may be shared with others on an aggregate basis. Personally identifiable information or business information will not be shared with parties except as required by law.
A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a Web site, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies.
Each Web site can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a Web site to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.
Cookies, in conjunction with our Web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our Web site and which parts of the site are most popular.
This helps us gather feedback to constantly improve our Web site and better serve our clients.
Cookies do not allow us to gather any personal information about you and we do not intentionally store any personal information that your browser provided to us in your cookies.
IP addresses are used by your computer every time you are connected to the Internet. Your IP address is a number that is used by computers on the network to identify your computer. IP addresses are automatically collected by our web server as part of demographic and profile data known as traffic data so that data (such as the Web pages you request) can be sent to you.
We do not share, sell, lend or lease any of the information that uniquely identify a visitor (such as email addresses or personal details) with anyone.
This website uses tracking software, including Google Analytics, to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. The software will save a cookie to your computer’s hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the food-crafting.com website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.
Consult your device’s help files if you wish to disable or delete these Cookies from your device.
We do not record any personal data (not your name, address, telephone number or email address) other than that voluntarily provided by you, e.g. as part of commenting on articles, a survey or when attempting to enter into a contractual relationship, such as if we introduce a membership scheme.
Any printable documents (such as recipes), files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available, users are advised to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.
We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.
We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights. We may also disclose account information when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our Terms of Service or to protect the safety of our users and the Public.
We are not responsible for the practices employed by Web sites linked to or from our Web site or the information or content contained therein.
Often links to other Web sites are provided solely as pointers and related resources to information on topics that may be useful to the users of our Web site.
Please read over those rules and policies before proceeding.
Please note that your information will be stored and processed on our computers in the United States.
The laws on holding personal data in the United States may be less stringent than the laws of your Country of residence or citizenship.
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Children are not eligible to use our services unsupervised and we ask that children (under the age of 14) do not submit any personal information to us. If you are a minor, you can use this service only in conjunction with permission and guidance from your parents or guardians.
In the event that the web site (or a substantial portion of its assets) is acquired, your information would be considered part of those assets, and may be part of those assets that are transferred.
Like many other Web sites, this blog 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.
.:: Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to this blog and other sites on the Internet.
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.
URL shortening is a technique used on the web to shorten URLs (Uniform Resource Locators) to something substantially shorter.
This technique is especially used in social media and looks similar to this (example: http://bit.ly/abcdef). Users should use sensible caution before clicking on shortened URL links and verify their authenticity before proceeding.
We adopt a Social Media Policy to ensure our business and our staff conduct themselves accordingly online. While we may have official profiles on social media platforms, users are advised to verify authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with such profiles.
We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media.
Our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. Users use these social sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social media profile feed or page.
You can find further information about some social media privacy and usage policies in the resources section below.