- What data we collect and why we collect it
- Who we share this data with
- Your data rights
- Sponsored Posts
What data we collect and why we collect it
The data that we collect on the Site occurs in a few ways:
We may collect your email address, but only if you voluntarily provide it to us. This may occur, for example, if you sign up to receive an email newsletter, or enter a promotion. If you have provided your email address to us, we promise to use it only for the purposes for which it is provided. We will not use your email address to contact you for unrelated reasons.
A Cookie (not to be confused with red velvet cookies) is a tiny data file that we transfer onto your computer, mobile phone, or any other device that you use to access My Food Story, and is generally used for authentication and tracking. Every cookie expires after a certain period of time, but that period varies depending on what the cookie is used for and how your browser is configured. You may remove or disable cookies at any time through your browser settings.
- personalisation – to store information about your preferences and to personalise the website for you
- advertising – cookies help us to display advertisements that will be relevant to you
- analytics – to help us analyse the use and performance of our website
We use Google Analytics to analyse the traffic coming to the Site. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by using cookies and other web technologies. You can read more about how Google collects and process data here.
Who we share this data with
The data that is collected using cookies and other web technologies is used by third party services that help us in running, personalising and maintaining security for the Site. Some of the key services that we share this data with are listed below:
This Site is affiliated with AdThrive, LLC (“AdThrive”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site. AdThrive uses standard and widely-available tools for the placement and serving of ads, including those provided by Google, Inc. and its affiliates. We publish interest-based advertisements on the Site; that is, ads that are tailored to reflect your interests. To help understand your interests, AdThrive, Google and our other advertising partners will track your behaviour on our website and on other websites across the Internet using cookies.
My Food Story 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 linking to Amazon.
Your data rights
You are free to opt-out of all communication from My Food Story at anytime. You could do this in a couple of ways.
- Use your browser settings to disable cookies and other tracking data
- Unsubscribe from our newsletters
For European Economic Area Residents
If you reside in a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), then under the GDPR and applicable data protection laws you have the rights, among other things, to access your personal data, have us erase it, and/or restrict its further processing. If you wish to access or delete your personal data (if any) maintained by us or AdThrive related to advertising on the Site, you can contact AdThrive at [email protected]
The Site at times accepts and publishes sponsored posts which are duly disclosed as sponsored content.