Your privacy is very important to us. At Chef JA Cooks we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:
- We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
- We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
- We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site.
Like most website operators, Chef JA Cooks collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Chef JA Cooks’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Chef JA Cooks’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Chef JA Cooks may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Chef JA Cooks also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. Chef JA Cooks only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Chef JA Cooks choose to interact with Chef JA Cooks in ways that require Chef JA Cooks to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Chef JA Cooks gathers depend on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our blog to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive Chef JA Cooks updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case, Chef JA Cooks collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Chef JA Cooks. Chef JA Cooks does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Chef JA Cooks may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Chef JA Cooks may monitor the most popular pages on the chefjacooks.com site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Chef JA Cooks may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Chef JA Cooks does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Chef JA Cooks discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Chef JA Cooks’s behalf or to provide services available at Chef JA Cooks’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Chef JA Cooks’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Chef JA Cooks will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to affiliated organizations, as described above, Chef JA Cooks discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Chef JA Cooks believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Chef JA Cooks, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of the Chef JA Cooks website and have supplied your email address, Chef JA Cooks may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Chef JA Cooks and our products. Chef JA Cooks takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)
The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing 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.
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 All About 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. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.
The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:
- IP Address
- Operating System type
- Operating System version
- Device Type
- Language of the website
- Web browser type
- Email (in hashed form)
Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.
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 National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.
Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.