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Because we value our readers we would like to be 100% honest about how we generate income at www.onceuponapan.com .
This website contains affiliate links. This means we may get a small commission if you purchase something through the links and banners on our site. However, we only post things that we find useful for our and your success in the kitchen.
The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made on this website. Most advertising is in the form of advertisements generated by a third-party ad network. Those advertisements will be identified as paid advertisements.
Rest assured that our first and foremost priority is to share with you great recipes and other information that we think are useful to you, and the advertising revenue we make from this website helps us do that.
Thank you again for your support.
Personal identification information
We may collect personal identification information, such as name or email address, from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, subscribe to the newsletter, leave a comment, submit a contact form and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.
Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer, demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interest and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
Sensitive Personal Information
How we use collected information
Once Upon a Pan may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:
- – To improve customer service
The information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
- – To improve our Site
We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
- – To send periodic emails
If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.
How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.
Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can, however, obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
(a) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);
(d) https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);
(e) https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and
Please note that blocking cookies may have a negative impact on the functions of many websites, including our Site. Some features of the Site may cease to be available to you.
Advertising privacy statement
This Site is affiliated with Adsense (Google) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site. We publish interest-based advertisements on the Site; that is, ads that are tailored to reflect your interests. To help understand your interests Google and our other advertising partners will track your behaviour on our website and on other websites across the Internet using cookies.
Affiliate Program Participation
The Site may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Site. If you click on a link to an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
The Site 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 links to Amazon.co.uk. As part of this Amazon Associates program, the Site 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.
Facebook: Opt-out of Facebook remarketing here
Google: Opt-out of Google remarketing here
Some of the plugins we use:
WP Recipe maker – What personal data it collects and why it collects it
Bootstrapped Ventures, the developer of WP Recipe Maker, does not have access to any of the data collected by the plugin. This is all stored in the Site local database and not communicated back to the developer.
Comments – When comment ratings are enabled WP Recipe Maker stores the rating a user has given to a recipe along with the personal data WordPress core stores.
Cookies – When user ratings are enabled WP Recipe Maker 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 WP Recipe Maker stores the IP address upon voting. This is used as (one of the) measures to prevent rating spam.
How long WP Recipe Maker retain your data – their cookies are stored for 30 days. User submitted data is stored indefinitely in the local database.
UpdraftPlus + Dropbox
We use UpdraftPlus to performs complete manual or scheduled backups of all our WordPress files, databases, plugins and themes which we store on our Dropbox account.
We use MailerLite to manage our email marketing subscriber list and to send emails to our subscribers. MailerLite is a third-party provider, which may process your data using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletter.
All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allow an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we 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 interest of the User. This behaviour will not be passed on to third parties.
You can unsubscribe from our newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of each newsletter.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
We use Akismet (anti-spam) which collects information about visitors who comment on our Site. The information this service collects 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).
By leaving a comment on our Site, visitors d so with the knowledge that their details (name, gravatar, comment) will be seen by any other visitor.
Personal data such as name or email address may be captured when someone submits a contact form. We may keep contact form submissions for a certain period for customer service purposes, but we do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes.
Third party websites
Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Rights Related to your Personal Information
Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org to be removed from our mailing list.
Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to email@example.com.
Amend – You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to amend or update your personal information.
Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to email@example.com.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
Compliance with children’s online privacy protection act
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Site from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
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This document was last updated on May 22, 2018