(effective as of August 10th 2019)
Your privacy is important. It is Close the Cooks policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website, https://www.closethecooks.com/.
We only ask for personal information when we truly need it. 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 only as long as necessary to provide you with your requested service. The data we store will be protected within acceptable, and reasonable 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 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 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 @firstname.lastname@example.org.
DETAILED POLICIES BELOW
WHAT WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION:
When you comment on a post or contact us, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name and email address. When you browse our website, we may automatically without intention receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) through WordPress. We also validate users through IP address, through our security services.
How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information, we imply that you consent to collection, and usage for that specific reason only. We provide you with an opportunity to say no.
We will not disclose your private information, unless required by law.
Close the Cooks is hosted by DreamHost. We use DreamHost to host Close the Cooks. We do not sell or provide your personal information to DreamHost.
To our knowledge, the following third-party providers used by us will not collect information from you. (Google Analytics and Bing Webmaster Tools collects the following with your prior consent: location, age, sex, language, device, and user behaviour).
Google Search Console
Bing Webmaster Tools
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. If you provide us with your personal information it is encrypted using a Let’s Encrypt certificate ran by Internet Security Research Group (ISRG) that provides X.509 certificates for Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryptionl Although, no method of transmission over the Internet is 100% secure we continue to practice safe means of website management.
QUESTIONS, AND CONTACT INFORMATION: