Buttered Veg is committed to protecting your personal information, and this includes maintaining an active SSL Certificate on all Website operations, not just payment processing.
1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: Buttered Veg 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 on a blog post, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form. Your name and email are stored in Buttered Veg’s private newsletter service provider database (MailChimp).
Automatically-Collected Information: Buttered Veg automatically collects certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, it will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. Buttered Veg may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.
Cookies: Buttered Veg may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. Buttered Veg may use these session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.
2. HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED
Buttered Veg may use the information collected in the following ways:
• To operate and maintain the Website
• To send you the latest editorial content and blog updates in the form of weekly newsletters and one-off promotional emails. Each email provides you with an option to opt-out (unsubscribe) from Buttered Veg’s contacts database.
• 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 the performance of the blog and individual articles and recipes
• To invoice any Customer (this is you if you buy something from Buttered Veg) and collect payment, this includes sharing the information entered online when making an online purchase with necessary third parties including payment processors, financial gateways, and the Customers credit card company to authorize credit card payments – this is shared purely for the purpose of carrying out the transaction.
• To co-operate with any government, industry or regulatory authorities
• To protect and/or enforce our legal rights and interests, including defending any claim; or
3. THIRD-PARTY USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Buttered Veg will never share your information or contact details with third parties unless you have explicitly authorised us to be able to do so, such as if you enter a giveaway or contest run by Buttered Veg in partnership with a third party and you opt-in to receive the third party’s newsletters or marketing material.
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 Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:
WordPress and Bluehost – Our server (Bluehost) and blogging platform (WordPress) may automatically collect information about your computer when you visit the Website, including without limitation the type of browser software you use, the operating system you are running, the Website that referred you, and your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address. Your IP address is usually associated with the place from which you enter the Internet, like your Internet Service Provider, your company, or your school.
For more information about the servers and/or WordPress, please read their privacy policies:
Google Analytics – this service tracks Website usage using cookies (see “6. COOKIES” for more information) and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.
Except when required by law, Buttered Veg will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, Buttered Veg may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of the Buttered Veg business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.
4. ANONYMOUS DATA
From time to time, Buttered Veg may use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.
5. PUBLICLY VISIBLE INFORMATION
If you leave a comment with your name, your name, as well as the comment, will be publicly visible. Your email address will never be available publicly.
If you wish to opt-out of google analytics tracking cookies, see this link.
Users 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, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, certain features of this Website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.
At this time the Website is not using these features. At such time that we do, we will inform you about how to opt-out.
On the Website, you may subscribe to Buttered Veg’s newsletters, which are mainly used for informational purposes, but may also be used for advertising and marketing purposes.
All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, Buttered Veg may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behaviour will not be passed on to third parties.
9. RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in any email. You may also notify Andrea of Buttered Veg at firstname.lastname@example.org to be removed from the mailing list.
Access – You may access the personal information Buttered Veg has about you by submitting a request to andrea (at) butteredveg.com
Amend – You may contact Andrea of Buttered Veg at andrea (at) butteredveg.com to amend or update your personal information.
Forget – In certain situations, you may request that Buttered Veg erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to andrea (at) butteredveg.com Please note that Buttered Veg may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law (e.g. if you have purchased any of Buttered Veg’s products).
10. SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION
11. CHILDREN’S INFORMATION
This website is intended for the use people 16 and older. The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact Andrea of Buttered Veg immediately at andrea (at) butteredveg.com and she will use her best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
12. CONTACT INFORMATION
Last updated: May 25, 2018