I allow third-party companies (Third Party Companies) to advertise and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit this web site or mobile application. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (example: browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over, click stream information) during your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information.
To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/.
If you are asked to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Beyond Mere Sustenance may change this policy by updating this page. You may wish to check this page occasionally for updates. This policy is effective from date April 20, 2015.
What is collected
The following information may be collected:
- Your contact information which may include name and email address.
- Demographic information such as your zip or postal code, your interests and preferences.
- Information that may be relevant to surveys and/or offers.
What is done with the information
I require this information to help me provide the best possible content for my readers, and specifically for the following reasons:
- To improve my products and services.
- To send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which I think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
I only select reputable Third Party Companies that are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information collected online are in place.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
I use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are visited. This helps me analyze data about web page traffic and improve my website in order to tailor it to my readers’ needs. I only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
In summary, cookies help me provide you with a better website, by enabling me to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives me access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with me.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
My website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that I do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, I 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. Please exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- When you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can check to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
- If you have previously agreed to me using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting me.
I will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. I 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.
Opt Out for Gourmet Ads
Gourmet Ads is one of the Third Party Companies I allow to display ads on my website. For information about opting out of Gourmet Ads and ad serving partners please visit http://www.gourmetads.com/about/privacy-policy.
This policy is valid from April 20, 2015.
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