What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Information you submit to this site, such as your email address or name: 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. Your submitted name will be visible to the public, but your email will not be visible to the public.
Automatically collected information
Automatically collected information when accessing this site includes your IP address, operating system type, browser type, pages viewed, referring site, dates/times using website, and links clicked.
This site uses traffic log cookies to check which pages are being used. This allows us to analyze data about web page traffic to improve our website to meet customer needs. Cookies are only used for statistical analysis purposes after which the data is removed from the system. By no means do cookies give us access to your computer or any of your personal information, other than the information you choose to share with us. You can always choose to accept or decline them.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
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.
These websites may gather submitted and automatically collected data, 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.
Third party service providers
If you explicitly authorize us to, we may share your information with specific third parties that this website uses to run certain segments of the website. Each provider’s use of your information is explained by their own privacy policies found on their websites.
This website currently uses the following third-party services:
WP Recipe Maker plug-in: Bootstrapped Ventures is the developer of WP Recipe Maker and does not have any access to the data collected by the plug-in. We store comment ratings along with the inputted personal data WordPress keeps. WP Recipe maker cookies are stored for 30 days.
Google Analytics: This is used to track and analyze usage of Honest & Tasty’s website. No personal information is collected.
Activity–This feature only records activities of a site’s registered users, and the retention duration of activity data will depend on the site’s plan and activity type. Data Used: To deliver this functionality and record activities around site management, the following information is captured: user email address, user role, user login, user display name, WordPress.com and local user IDs, the activity to be recorded, the WordPress.com-connected site ID of the site on which the activity takes place, the site’s Jetpack version, and the timestamp of the activity. Some activities may also include the actor’s IP address (login attempts, for example) and user agent. Activity Tracked: Login attempts/actions, post and page update and publish actions, comment/pingback submission and management actions, plugin and theme management actions, widget updates, user management actions, and the modification of other various site settings and options. Retention duration of activity data depends on the site’s plan and activity type. See the complete list of currently-recorded activities (along with retention information). Data Synced (?): Successful and failed login attempts, which will include the actor’s IP address and user agent.
Protect–Data Used: In order to check login activity and potentially block fraudulent attempts, the following information is used: attempting user’s IP address, attempting user’s email address/username (i.e. according to the value they were attempting to use during the login process), and all IP-related HTTP headers attached to the attempting user. Activity Tracked: Failed login attempts (these include IP address and user agent). We also set a cookie (jpp_math_pass) for 1 day to remember if/when a user has successfully completed a math captcha to prove that they’re a real human. Learn more about this cookie. Data Synced (?): Failed login attempts, which contain the user’s IP address, attempted username or email address, and user agent information.
Genesis eNews Extended plug-in: This is the email subscription service for Honest & Tasty. The name and email address you use to sign up to receive emails from this site are collected for the sole purpose of sending emails about new posts and news from Honest & Tasty. Newsletters sent may have tracking pixels that are embedded in emails and for the analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Using the tracking pixels, we may see if/when you open an email and links on which you may click.
This list may be amended at a future date at the owners discretion.
What we do with the information we gather
The purpose of gathering this information is to understand what the reader needs from us so we can provide you with a better service and improve our website and emails.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
We are committed to make sure that your information is always secure. We have physical, electronic and managerial processes to safeguard and secure all the information we collect on this site.
You may always choose to unsubscribe from emails or opt out of cookies.
All advertising on Honest & Tasty’s site is presently handled by third-party advertising provider Mediavine. Mediavine uses collected information that does not include your name, address, email address or telephone number. The information collected is just about your visits to this and other sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you.
Honest & Tasty may very rarely publish posts that are paid for by various companies. Some of these companies require tracking codes that track page views among other metrics for these posts. If a post is paid for, it will be disclosed at the start of the blog post along with a link to the company the post is associated with. Links within these posts may contain tracking pixels for tracking clicks. Please check out the specific companies in those posts privacy policies.
Sensitive personal information
At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the site (such as SSN, race/ethnicity, political beliefs, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Privacy.
This site does not knowingly gather any identifiable, personal information from children under 16 years old. If a parent or guardian believes that the this site has identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at email@example.com and we will use our best efforts to quickly remove such information from our site and records.
We will not sell or give your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required to do so by law. In the event that this website is sold or inherited all personal information currently available to the website will be transferred over to the new website owner.
Last updated July 19, 2021
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