What information is collected and how will it be used.
Submitted information: Information you submit to this website, such as your name and email address. This occurs when you leave a comment or subscribe to receive emails from Rants From My Crazy Kitchen. The name you use when leaving a comment is publicly visible. Your email address will not be visible to the public. In addition, you can chose to add an avatar or a profile picture, and share a link to your website. These will be visible to the public.
Automatically collected information: Certain information is automatically collected when you access this website. Your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the website, and links clicked are currently gathered.
Third party service providers: We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share the information.
This website uses third-party service providers to manage various aspects of the website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies, which can be found on their websites.
This website currently uses the following third-party services:
WP Recipe Maker Plug-In: Bootstrapped Ventures, the developer of WP Recipe Maker, does not have access to any of the data collected by the plugin. Comment ratings are enabled and we store the rating a user has given to a recipe along with the personal data WordPress core stores. When user ratings are enabled we store a WPRM_User_Voted_%recipe% cookie (with %recipe% the ID of the recipe) that contains the rating this user has given to a particular recipe. This cookie is used as one of the measures to prevent rating spam. When user ratings are enabled we store the IP address upon voting. This is used as another of the measures to prevent rating spam. WP Recipe maker cookies are stored for 30 days.
MailChimp: This websites email subscription service. The name and email address you use to sign up to receive email is stored for the purpose of sending future emails. 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.
Google Analytics: this service is used to track the usage of this website and provides information such as pageviews, referring websites, and time spent on the site. No personal information is collected.
Rafflecopter: This website occasionally host giveaways of products or services, and utilizes Rafflecopter to collect giveaway entries. When a Rafflecopter giveaway is entered by a logged in user, the IP address of the entrant will be logged and available for the giveaway administrator to view with the intentions of using this information to help moderate giveaway entries.
At this time, no other third-party applications are used. This list may be amended at a future date at the owners discretion.
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
We may use the information to improve our features.
- We send emails about new recipes, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
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.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.0)
The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The "help" feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at https://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.
The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:
- IP Address
- Operating System type
- Operating System version
- Device Type
- Language of the website
- Web browser type
- Email (in hashed form)
Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.
If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit Opt Out - NAI: Network Advertising Initiative. You may also visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at YourAdChoices.com | AppChoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please click here.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways.
Opt-out: 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 at [email protected] or simply clicking on "Unsubscribe" at the bottom of any email.
Access: You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to [email protected]
Amend: You may contact us at [email protected] 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 [email protected]
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions such as sending prizes to giveaway winners, 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 Privacy.
Children's Policy: 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 [email protected] and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
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. In the event that this website is sold or inherited in the future all personal information currently available to the Website will automatically be transferred to the new owner.
Last updated April 27, 2022