Last updated: 09/03/2019
The Site collects information on the pages that visitors access and information that is provided to us via forms submitted by visitors on our website. The information we collect is not shared with or sold to others except under certain circumstances or if valid consent is provided by the visitor. Those circumstances include, but are not limited to, the following: investigating, preventing, or taking action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our terms of service, or as otherwise required by law.
The Site does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other companies except to provide products or services you’ve requested or when we have your permission.
The security of your personal information is important to use. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Cookies from Hotjar and Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), and Hotjar, a web site usage analysis tool provided by Hotjar Ltd. These tools are used to collect data that allows us to improve the functionality of our websites and make them more useful to you and easier to use. By visiting our website you acknowledge that you accept and consent to our privacy practices as well as those of Google Analytics and Hotjar as outlined or linked to in this policy.
We use Google Analytics to help us understand how Casual Vegan Cooking users are interacting with the service. We use this data to determine which pages are most popular, which features are working (or not working) for users, and how fast (or slow) the site is across different locations and languages. All of the data that we send to Google is anonymized. We do not send any information that could be used to personally identify you or other users on the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
- Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting – This feature provides us insight into behavior information relating to visitor age, gender and interests on an anonymous and aggregate level. This information is not provided at the level of a specific user. This feature helps us understand browsing behavior to give you a better experience while visiting our site.
- DoubleClick Platform and Remarketing with Google Analytics – This feature integrates our web analytics and paid advertising platforms together to give us additional insight. This allows us to better tailor the advertising and offers you see while visiting other sites.
This website uses services provided by Hotjar Ltd. Hotjar provides services including Heatmaps, Visitor recordings, Funnels and Form Analysis, Feedback Polls, Surveys and Recruiters. The information generated by the tracking code and cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Hotjar on servers in Ireland. Through the Hotjar tracking code the information collected includes:
- Device-specific data, which include, but are not limited to, your device’s IP address (collected and stored in an anonymized format); device type and browser information, screen size, geographic location (country only), and preferred language used to display the webpage.
- Log data, which include, but are not limited to, referring domain, pages visited, geographic location (country only), preferred language used to display the webpage, and date and time when website pages were accessed.
Advertising with Google Adsense
The site employs Google Adsense technology to allow other advertisers to display their content on our Site. We follow Google AdWords Interest-Based Advertising Policy and its sensitive category restrictions. Third party vendors, including Google, may show our ads on sites across the Internet. CasualVeganCooking.com and our third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on someone’s past visits to our website.
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here or by means of a notice on our homepage so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.