Effective as of March 23, 2020
1. AN OVERVIEW OF DATA COLLECTION, INFORMATION & PROTECTION
The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide it.
The following gives an overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit 30 Days of Greek Food. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. This could, for example, be data you enter on a contact form or data collected automatically by our IT systems as soon as you enter our Website.
HOW DO WE COLLECT YOUR DATA?
Some data are collected when you provide it to us. This could be data you enter on a contact form or subscription to our newsletter. When you visit our Website, other data are collected automatically by our IT systems. These data are primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using when you entered our page and they have been collected automatically.
WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT
30 Days of Greek Food collects information that relates to, directly or indirectly, could reasonably be linked with a particular consumer or household. Our Website may have collected the following data from you: real name, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, email address, account name, or other similar identifiers. Additionally, we may have collected browsing history, search history, and information regarding a consumer’s interaction with our Website, application, or advertisement.
Our Website does not collect information in the following categories:
Audio, Electronic, Visual, Thermal, Olfactory, or Other Similar Information, Biometric Information, Commercial Information, Education Information, Geolocation Data, Inferences Drawn from Personal Information, Professional or Employment-related information, Protected Classification Characteristics (under California or USA federal law).
ADDITIONAL RIGHTS OF EEA (EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA) RESIDENTS
If you are a resident of a country in the EEA, you have the rights, among others, to:
- access your personal data
- ensure the accuracy of your personal data
- ask us to delete your personal data
- restrict further processing of your personal data, and
- complain to a supervisory authority in your country of residence in the event that data is misused
If you believe that our processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your residence.
Furthermore, you may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us to [email protected].
CHILDREN UNDER 18
We care about protecting the privacy of children and we won’t knowingly allow anyone under 18 to provide us any personally identifying information. Children should always get permission from their parent or guardian before sending any information about themselves (such as their names, email addresses, and phone numbers) over the Internet. If you’re under 18, please do not provide us with any personally identifying information.
If a parent or guardian believes that our Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 18 in its database, please contact us immediately at [email protected] and we will promptly remove such information from our records.
WHAT RIGHTS WE 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. You may contact us at [email protected].
WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE GATHER
We require information to understand our visitors’ needs and provide them with better service. We may use the information to improve our services, products and customize the Website according to your interests. Part of the data is used to analyze how visitors use the site and other data can be collected to ensure the proper functioning of the Website.
Our Website may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable electronic and managerial procedures to secure the information we collect from our Website.
Our Website uses SSL encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content you send to us. The encrypted connection in your browser’s address line can be recognized when it changes from “http://” to “https://” and the lock icon is displayed in your browser’s address bar.
Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.
2.DATA COLLECTION ON OUR WEBSITE
Cookies help make our Website efficient, secure and more user-friendly. We may use both session cookies, which are automatically deleted after your visit, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you visit the site.
Please note that blocking or disabling cookies may have a negative impact on the functionality of our Website and prevent you from taking full advantage of it. It is important to know that the Website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure an optimized service provided free of technical errors.
SERVER LOG FILES
The Website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in “server log files”. These are:
Browser type and browser version
Time of the server request
Host name of the accessing computer
Operating system used
These data will not be combined with data from other sources.
Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting is in use on this Website. Collected aggregate data (such as age, gender, and interests) is used to guide content in order to better serve visitors. It may also be cited in media kits and referenced in discussion with potential partnerships.
For more information about how Google Analytics handles user data, find this link.
You may opt-out of Google Analytics with a browser add-on, which is available here.
When you use our Website, we collect data that you provide voluntarily. If you use the comment function on this site, your name or nick-name as provided, your email address and comment will be stored.
You may also sign up to receive the comment feed after registering. Your email address will be checked with a confirmation email. You can unsubscribe from this function by clicking the link in the emails at any time. The data provided when you subscribed to the comments feed will then be deleted unless you have submitted this data to us for other purposes (for example newsletter subscription).
The comments and the associated data (e.g. IP address) are stored and remain on our Website until the content commented upon has been completely deleted or the comments are required to be removed for legal reasons (slander, upon your request etc.).
You may ask us to delete your comment from our Website at any time. An informal email making this request is sufficient at [email protected]
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require a valid email address and accordingly information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address. No additional data is collected and we use this data only to send the requested newsletter.
You can revoke consent to the storage of your data and email address as well as their use for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g. through the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.
Our Website uses the services of MailChimp to send newsletters. This service is provided by Rocket Science Group LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA.
MailChimp organizes and analyzes the distribution of newsletters and when you provide data (e.g. name, nickname and your email address) to subscribe to our newsletter, it will be stored on MailChimp servers in the USA. MailChimp is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield agreement.
If you don’t want to receive a newsletter by our Website and MailChimp, you will have to unsubscribe from the newsletter. For this purpose, we may find a link in every newsletter that you receive. The data will be deleted from our servers and those of MailChimp. However, data we have stored for other purposes (e.g. email addresses for the members area) remains unaffected.
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:
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 Mediavine related to advertising on our Website, you may contact us at [email protected] and Mediavine at [email protected].
FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
California law gives residents the right to opt-out of the “sale” of their personal information to third parties, including for advertising purposes. To be clear we do not share your name, contact information, or any other sensitive information with third parties, and the categories of third parties that we share information with for advertising purposes are supply side platforms, programmatic advertising exchanges, and demand side platforms.
You also have the right to request from us the categories of personal information that we have shared and the categories of third parties to whom the information was provided. To make such a request and to opt-out of the sharing of your information for advertising information, please contact us at [email protected] and [email protected].
THIRD PARTY LINKS
Our Website may contain links to third party websites, resources and to other websites of interest. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. 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.
We will not sell, distribute your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.