Welcome to Keep calm and eat ice cream. This document describes the data we collect, what we do with it and what you are allowed to do with the information you find on this blog.
We'd like to highlight that we only collect data necessary to effectively operate the blog (e.g Google Analytics data and data you submit when creating a comment) and that we do not share your personal data other than what is necessary to operate the blog. We will only send you emails if you explicitly request them, and you can unsubscribe at any time.
We run advertisements on this blog to support the operation of the blog and the creation of more yummy recipes. Our advertising provider is Mediavine, see the link below for information about Mediavine advertising partners' data collection.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising
For information regarding data collection by Mediavine ad partners including how to opt out of data collection, please click here
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January 26, 2022
Your privacy is important to us. It is Keep calm and eat ice cream's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website, https://www.keep-calm-and-eat-ice-cream.com/, and other sites we own and operate.
This blog is supported by advertising, our advertising provider is Mediavine.
We only ask for personal information when we truly need it to provide a service to you. We collect it by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also let you know why we’re collecting it and how it will be used.
We only retain collected information for as long as necessary to provide you with your requested service. What data we store, we’ll protect within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or modification.
We don’t share any personally identifying information publicly or with third parties, except when you have opted in to us doing so (such as a name provided when leaving a comment on a recipe, which is subsequently displayed next to the comment on the recipe page) or when required to by law.
Our website may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies.
You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services.
Your continued use of our website will be regarded as an acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, feel free to contact us.
We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when you perform actions on our website (such as by posting comments on recipes, submitting posts, or when you contact us)
We collect names; email addresses; Network information (Such as IP addresses) and other similar information. We may collect demographic information to assist us to understand the readership of this blog. This may be estimated using tools such as Google analytics based on your IP address and browser-supplied information. Where we collect this data in a manner that is associated with personally identifiable information such as your name or email address we will obtain your consent to collect this information.
Some information, such as IP addresses, browser type, referrer, and device information (as provided by your web browser) is collected automatically when you visit our website, this information is not linked to any identifying characters such as your name or email address.
If you choose to "Like" us on social media (such as Facebook) we may be able to view information on your public profile (such as your name) within that platform and send messages to you using that platform.
If you choose to submit a recipe or post to us (if/when that feature is available) we may ask you for information such as your name, email address, the web address of your blog or website and other similar information. This information will only be used to verify the submission and display approved content on the website.
If you choose to leave a comment on the site, we may ask you for information such as your name, email address, and an optional website address. We may also collect the IP address and browser user agent information to help with spam detection. We retain this data indefinitely to assist in the automatic approval of future comments you may make. We may transmit this data to third-party services for the purposes of spam detection.
If you choose to rate a recipe, we store the rating you have provided, this may be associated with the IP address and Browser User Agent information provided by your web browser to help with spam detection.
This blog is hosted on servers located in the United States. The operators of this blog are based in Australia. Your information (e.g. an email address submitted with a blog comment or to subscribe to our newsletter) may be transmitted internationally as part of the operation of this site.
We do not currently operate an affiliate program or sell products on this blog however we may do so in the future.
This blog operates using the WordPress software, additionally, through the use of plugins, third parties such as Google and our advertising partners are able to run program code on this website. While we do not knowingly collect or use any information in contravention to the privacy terms above, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of others, including our software and service providers, advertisers, or users of this blog.
If you have submitted personal data to this blog (for example, where you have left comments on a recipe and submitted your name and/or email address, or where you have provided an email address to subscribe to our newsletter), you can request to receive the data we hold about you in an electronic file. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you and we will do so to the degree that we are capable of doing so using the administrative facilities of the website.
You have rights under data protection laws such as the GDPR & UK GDPR. These laws vary by jurisdiction but generally provide you the right to access, correct, and delete the personal information we hold about you, opt-out of marketing and other communications, file complaints about us, withdraw consents previously provided and restrict our processing of your personal data. You can obtain information about your rights within the EU from the European Data Protection Board here. If you would like to exercise any of these rights please contact us using the email address below.
If you have any concerns or would like to access or remove any information we have stored about you, please contact [email protected]