Below I will explain what astray kitchen, or other parties, gather from you when you use or interact with astraykitchen.com. I will explain what information is gathered, how and why we use it and who gathered it. I believe in transparency and highly value you as a reader. I will never sell or unnecessarily share your information with third parties.
When you comment on A Stray Kitchen you are required to list a name and e-mail, and have the option of adding your website, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, website if included and your IP address 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 and are stored by wordpress.
If commenting using Gravatar the same information is shared to identify you, here are the privacy policies of Gravatar.
– We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).
Embedded content from other websites-
WP Recipe Maker
This is the recipe plug in that A Stray Kitchen uses. It does not collect data unless you comment on or rate a recipe. I’ve included their statement regarding personal data below.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Comments-When comment ratings are enabled we store the rating a user has given to a recipe along with the personal data WordPress core stores.
Cookies -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.
IP Address –When user ratings are enabled we store the IP address upon voting. This is used as (one of the) measures to prevent rating spam.
How long we retain your data –Our cookies are stored for 30 days. User submitted data is stored indefinitely in the local database.
“The CLEVER Pixel (a short string of software code) collects the IP address of each visitor to each web page that it lives on, along with a record or “time stamp” of when the visit took place. This information reveals the size of the audience reached by the Blogger Site, which is a metric our Clients rely on to measure the effectiveness of Blogger campaigns. From the IP address, we can also infer the general geographic location of the computer the Follower used to access the Blogger Site.
The CLEVER Pixel collects only non-personally identifiable information, including the Follower’s IP address, the Uniform Resource Locator (“URL”) of the website visited before coming to the Blogger Site, and the type of browser used by the Follower.
Sometimes we allow a Client or a third party to “piggyback” on our pixel so that they can gather anonymous information about the Blogger’s audience using their own or third party browser cookies or web beacons. They may then use the information about Followers’ browsing behavior to learn what the Followers are interested in, and, in some cases, to subsequently show them ads that might be of interest to them, which is called targeted advertising.
HOW FOLLOWER INFORMATION IS USED AND SHARED
We use Followers’ non-personally identifiable information to measure the audience of our Blogger Sites and to build an understanding of that audience. We assume that each Follower is like the Blogger in many ways. We gather demographic information about each of our Bloggers during the Influencer application process in an effort to learn, indirectly, about their audience. But we prefer to have actual data.
We buy demographic data and may combine it with the data we collect ourselves through the CLEVER Pixel to build profiles of Followers or learn more about them. This may help us better determine if Followers fit into our Client’s target geographic area or demographic or interest profile.
We provide Blogger audience data to our Clients, and may share with Clients Followers’ information in the aggregate, including non-personally identifiable information about Followers’ activities after they leave Blogger Sites to show the influence of the Blogger.”
Advertising – using Gourmet Ads
For information about opting out of Gourmet Ads and ad serving partners please visit https://www.gourmetads.com/about/privacy-policy
Last updated 12/3/18