Pardon your French may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective 8/11/2019.
THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT:
We may collect the following information:
- contact information including email address
- demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
HOW WE COLLECT THIS INFORMATION:
- Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form. If you wish to opt out of email newsletters, you can do this on your own by using the unsubscribe link from the newsletter.
- Automatically Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as navigation, links clicked and time spent.
- Cookies: A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You may at any time prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
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. If you leave a comment on this Website, certain information may be publicly visible. Your email address will never be available publicly. At your option, you may also add a link to your website. 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.
HOW THIS INFORMATION MAY BE USED:
We may use the information collected in the following ways:
- To operate and maintain the Website;
- To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings;
- To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
- To respond to your comments or inquiries;
- To provide you with user support;
- To track and measure advertising on the Website;
- To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
THIRD-PARTY USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION:
We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.
Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
The third-party service providers used by this website include:
- Google Analytics– This Website uses Google Analytics to collect traffic data. This service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Hence, we can monitor visitor information such as IP addresses, browser type, operating system, location, date/time of visit, and information about which areas of the site are visited. The data is anonymous and does not personally identify you. It is used solely for improving user experience. In compliance with the GDPR, our Google Analytics does not store your full IP address. Instead, the last octet of your IP is reset to zeros before any processing or storing takes place. This means that it cannot be used to identify you at all. If you want to opt out of Google Analytics, you can do so by following this guide.
- Affiliate Program Participation – Pardon your French is 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 Website will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales. For further information, refer to this page.
- You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at pardonyourfrench.blog (at) gmail.com to be removed from our mailing list. In compliance with the GDPR, we will erase all data on our side upon request. For any data that resides on your computer, such as cookies or push notification opt-in, you would need to remove it yourself.
- You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to pardonyourfrench.blog (at) gmail.com
- You may contact us at pardonyourfrench.blog (at) gmail.com to amend or update your personal information.
- In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to pardonyourfrench.blog (at) gmail.com
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, 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.
- Links to other websites – This Website contains links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
- Sponsored Posts – This Website will occasionally be compensated by brands or companies to feature their products in blog posts. This relationship will always be disclosed within the blog post.
- Content Policy – This Website owns the rights to the recipe photo content and recipes on this blog. All recipe photography on this site is our own unless otherwise indicated with a source link. Please do not republish any recipe or post without our permission.
- Recipe Policy – Unless mentioned otherwise, the recipes on This Website are all tested and originals. When a recipe is adapted from another one (modified someone else’s recipe and re-written in our own words, but still resembles the original), you will find an “Adapted from” note at the bottom of the recipe, with a link to the original recipe. When a recipe is inspired from another one (inspired/influenced by a recipe, reworked on several aspects of it to make it our own, and re-written in our own words), you will find an “Inspired from” note at the bottom of the recipe, with a link to the original recipe. If you wish to adapt and/or get inspired from one of our recipes, please do, but don’t forget to give attribution.