WHO WE ARE:
The Rustic Foodie® | Owned and Operated by Christine Rooney
Our website address is: https://www.therusticfoodie.com.
WHAT PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT AND WHY WE COLLECT IT:
If you sign up for our newsletter by email, your email address will be collected by ConvertKit and stored on ConvertKit's servers for the sole purpose of sending out recipes by email and other relevant content. The data will only be kept as long as you subscribe to this service. I won’t share your data with any other third parties than those used to provide this service and you can unsubscribe at any time.
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.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you contact me with a question or comment, your email address and any other information you submit will be used solely in order to reply to your query and kept as long as is necessary to resolve your query or deal with any other requests you make.
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.
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.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
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.
Analytics for this website are tracked with Google Analytics, which tracks aggregated data. Any data associated with user identifiers such as cookies will be retained for no more than 14 months. All tracking is done using anonymised IP addresses, however should you wish to block tracking via google analytics you can install this browser add on: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
WHO WE SHARE YOUR DATA WITH:
Data is only ever shared with third parties for the sole purpose of administering the relevant service.
If you comment on my blog, your data will be shared with Automattic who produce the Vaultpress back-up plugin and Akismet spam detection plugin I use.
If you subscribe to The Rustic Foodie newsletter your email address will be shared with ConvertKit.
Browsing analytics about your visit are shared with Google.
Privacy policies of the relevant organisations are referenced in the hyperlinks above.
HOW LONG WE RETAIN YOUR DATA:
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
Data submitted via our content form will be retained for as long as necessary and if you subscribe to our mailing list your details will be kept only as long as you subscribe.
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.
WHERE WE SEND YOUR DATA:
Visitor comments may be checked through Akismet – An automated spam detection service.
YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION:
For privacy-related concerns related to The Rustic Foodie please contact Christine Rooney: [email protected]
The Rustic Foodie is committed to protecting the personal data of all global visitors to this website. We believe all companies should act in a moral and ethical manner regarding visitors’ information and that process should be transparent.
The Rustic Foodie uses very limited personal data. This data is necessary and mandatory for running our website (see details below). On the other hand, we use general anonymous data to improve our content, our website and to serve you better.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR DATA:
We take reasonable and appropriate measures to protect personal information. The Rustic Foodie and all of the third-party applications we use require a username and password to log in. This login information is never shared. Data is anonymised if not essential to our operations. We only collect the information we need.
In the event of a security breach, The Rustic Foodie will notify you as soon as possible and report the actions taken in response.
You have the right to access any Personal Information we hold about you, with no charge. Please allow us 30 days to formulate this report, as this will be done manually for you on request.
You have the right to request your personal data to be deleted or “forgotten”.
YOUR INFORMATION: WHAT PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT AND WHY
The Rustic Foodie only processes personal information in a way that is compatible with and relevant for the purpose for which it was collected or authorized. We may use the information we collect to:
· Provide, operate, maintain and improve The Rustic Foodie website
· Send marketing messages depending on your communication preferences
· Monitor and analyse website trends, usage and activities to optimize the user experience
· Personalize the website by publishing content that meets your interests and preferences
· Comply with legal obligations
Purpose: The company and servers that host the database of our website
Personal Data: May collect and share encrypted personal information on our site visitors only to comply with legal processes (e.g. court orders, subpoena, law enforcement, regulation authorities).
Stored indefinitely to our knowledge.
Purpose: Content Management System that helps us build the front-end of our website.
This data is stored indefinitely.
Vaultpress by Automattic
Purpose: Plugin that saves a backup of our database
Personal Data: Will store any personal data that you opted to share with WordPress, locally on our own WordPress site. The Rustic Foodie does not store our backups off-site with a third party.
Backup files are purged every 6 months.
We use the following 3rd party applications and plugins to analyse aggregate website data. This enables us to optimise the function of our website for visitors, improve our content, and serve you better:
Purpose: Collects and analyses website data
All data is purged by Google Analytics every 14 months.
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT:
We use the following 3rd party applications and plugins to integrate social sharing on our website and enhance the visitor experience:
Purpose: Our email database manager
Personal Data: Your email address, IP address, geolocation, name if supplied, an avatar if you’re a Gravatar user, general location. “Pixels” or “Web Beacons” are used to track email performance and collate email campaign reports.
Data is stored in the US by ConvertKit indefinitely.
Pinterest “Pin It” Button
Purpose: Lets visitors pin our content to Pinterest with ease
Data is stored by Pinterest indefinitely.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION:
We may have to disclose personal information to comply with legal requirements, such as court orders, subpoenas, public authorities and issues of national security.
The Rustic Foodie includes links to external websites, including affiliate links, whose privacy policies may be different from ours. If you submit Personal Data to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy policies.
We may compile anonymous visitor data to determine website statistics. The statistics from the anonymised data may be shared with blog networks, ad networks, affiliate networks, PR Agencies or brands. This data helps The Rustic Foodie secure funding, advertising and income to run this website and continue to deliver content to our visitors. No personal identifying information is shared at any time.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising
The Website uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising 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. The cookie may collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at the Website via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.
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 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.
The Website may collect IP addresses and location information to serve personalized ads and pass it to Mediavine. 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 http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. 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 http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
Mediavine partners with the following data processors:
The Rustic Foodie engages in sponsored campaigns with various influencer brands, networks and agencies. This content is disclosed in accordance with the FTC’s requirements. These sponsored campaigns utilize tracking pixels (beacons) which may contain cookies to collect data to track usage and audience. This information is collected by the companies, and no personal information is collected by this website in conjunction with these tracking pixels.
The Rustic Foodie works with the following Influencer Networks:
Linqia, Ahalogy, Social Fabric by Collective Bias
The Rustic Foodie engages in affiliate marketing. Tracking links are embedded in this website. If you click on an embedded link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser. This allows the company to track sales for the purposes of commissions on the sales.
Regarding Children and Minors:
If you are under the age of 18 (or the age of majority in your jurisdiction/country) you may use our websites only with the consent of a parent or guardian. We ask minors (people under the age of 18 or under the age of majority in their jurisdiction/country) not to send any personal information to our website without the consent of a parent(s) or guardian(s). Parent(s) and guardian(s) are fully responsible to instruct their children in the safe and responsible use of personal information on the Internet.
This site does not KNOWINGLY collect personal, identifiable information from anyone under the age of 16. Please contact [email protected] if you feel we need to remove any information from our records.
CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.
If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have provided your personal information with the Site, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Site. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include sufficient detail about the public post(s) and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Site, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from our systems, nor can we guarantee any cached or archived version of the site will remove such data.
CONTACT: [email protected]
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)
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 All About 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 National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.