Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions

Blue Moon Kitchen is committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of visitors to our website. The following privacy policy details when and why we collect the personal information of visitors to www.bluemoonkitchen.com and the ways that information may be used. By using this site, you are consenting to our privacy policy.

 

What personal data we collect and why we collect it:

COMMENTS

 When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

EMAIL ADDRESSES

We may collect your email address, but only if you voluntarily provide it through signing up for our newsletter. When you provide your email address, this information is only used by Blue Moon Kitchen and never distributed to any third parties except to MailChimp, our marketing automation platform.  All information transferred to MailChimp will be processed in accordance with their Privacy Policy and Terms. We will only ever use your email for the purposes you provided it; namely to send you post updates. You may opt out of such email communications at any time by hitting the ‘unsubscribe button’ at the bottom of your email.

COOKIES:

Cookies are small data files that are sent by a web server to a web browser and then stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. 

You can choose to disable cookies by altering the settings on your web browser. However, disabling this function may negatively impact the functionality of this site or even cause portions of the site to become unavailable to you. The following links will walk you through how to disable and delete cookies in your relevant browser:

https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences(Firefox);

http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);

https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);

https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and

https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

We use cookies for the following purposes:

AUTHENTICATION – we use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website;

STATUS – we use cookies to help us to determine if you are logged into our website;

PERSONALIZATION – we use cookies to store information about your preferences and to personalize the website for you;

SECURITY – we use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services generally;

ADVERTISING – we use cookies to help us to display advertisements that will be relevant to you; and

ANALYSIS – we use cookies to help us to analyze the use and performance of our website and services;

 

We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

We use third-party advertising companies like Google Adsense to serve ads when you visit our Site.  These companies collect information about your interests when you view or interact with one of their advertisements or with a social sharing button displayed on our Site. The information gathered by these third parties is used to make predictions about your interest or preferences so that they can display advertisements or promotional material on this Site and on other sites across the Internet tailored to your apparent interests.

We do not have access to, or control over, the technologies that these third parties may use to collect information about your interests, and the information practices of these third parties are not covered by this Privacy Policy.

For more information about this practice and to understand whether and how you may prevent the use of interest based advertising and your opt-out choices, please click here: http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.

Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this Site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads based on your visit to this Site and other websites on the Internet. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

 

A note on affiliate links:

The Site may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Site. If you click on a link to an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.

The Site 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 Site will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilises cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

The Site is also a participant of Food 52 affiliates program.

A note on content embedded 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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third parties.

 

Security:

While it is our intention to do our utmost to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, misuse, or disclosure, no exchange of data over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure. By visiting this site, you acknowledge that the personal information you voluntarily share with us could be accessed or tampered with by a third party and that we are not responsible for any intercepted information shared through our Site without our knowledge or permission.

Children Under 13:

We care about protecting the privacy of children. We won’t knowingly allow anyone under 13 to provide us any personally identifying information. Children should always get permission from their parents before sending any information about themselves (such as their names, email addresses, and phone numbers) over the Internet, to us or to anyone else. If you’re under 13, please do not provide us with any personally identifying information (such as your name, your email address or your phone number).

For 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.

You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us at hello@bluemoonkitchen.com

 

Updates and Changes to this policy:

We will update and change this policy from time to time as as technology changes, we offer new services or change our practices. You should check this page periodically to ensure that you are aware of the current policy. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy. The most current version of this policy will always be posted at the bottom of this page.

If you have any questions regarding the privacy policy of Blue Moon Kitchen then you may contact us by emailing hello@bluemoonkitchen.com.

 

 

Last updated: July 29, 2019