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Privacy Policy for www.whipsmartkitchen.com 

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at leannda@whipsmartckitchen.com. 

At www.whipsmartkitchen.com, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information is received and collected by www.whipsmartkitchen.com and how it is used. 

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, www.whipsmartkitchen.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. 

Cookies and Web Beacons 
www.whipsmartkitchen.com does use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser. 

We use cookies to see how users use whipsmartkitchen.com to track visitor behavior in order to improve the site experience for users, and to determine how to best reach our audience.

Google Analytics – We use Google Analytics to learn how visitors are using the website and to We use Google Analytics to understand how the website is being used in order to improve the user experience. User data is anonymous.

Facebook – We have installed a pixel provided by Facebook to help us understand how visitors who saw our Facebook ads interact with our site, and use it to optimize future ads and the site itself. It can be used to make ads more useful to you. 

We will never identify users or facilitate the merging of personally identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information we collect, unless you have given express consent and have received robust prior notice. 

Whipsmartkitchen.com does not use personally sensitive information about users, defined by Google's personalized advertising policy principles as:

"Personal hardships: Because we don’t want ads to exploit the difficulties or struggles of users, we don’t allow categories related to personal hardships.

Identity and belief: Because we want ads to reflect a user’s interests rather than more personal interpretations of their fundamental identity, we don’t allow categories related to identity and belief, some of which could also be used to stigmatize an individual.

Sexual interests: Because we understand that sexual experiences and interests are inherently private, we don’t allow categories related to sexual interests."

We encourage you to peruse the above link for yourself to see that the restrictions provided by Google and followed on principle by whipsmartkitchen.com are sufficient to your needs. If you find it lacking, opt-out methods are available below.


DoubleClick DART Cookie 
.:: Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on www.whipsmartkitchen.com.
.:: Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to www.whipsmartkitchen.com and other sites on the Internet. 
.:: Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL - http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include ....

Google Adsense

Amazon

Google Analytics - including demographic and interest-reporting

SharaASale

CJ Affiliates (formerly Commission Junction)
 

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on www.whipsmartkitchen.com send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see. 

www.whipsmartkitchen.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers. 

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. www.whipsmartkitchen.com's privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites. 


If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options or mobile browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites. 

If you would like to prevent Google Analytics from using your information, you may do so by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

Email

We collect email addresses for the purpose of keeping in touch with our audience. These addresses are collected manually and on a voluntary basis when users sign up with their name and email address. Email addresses are stored and users are contacted through MailChimp, an email marketing and communication service. 

We take your privacy seriously and will never spam you or share your email address with third parties, especially without your express permission. 

If you have given us your email address and wish to opt out, you may do so by clicking the unsubscribe/opt-out link at the bottom of each email we send. 

Updates

This privacy policy will occasionally be updated and/or changed based on new technology and the potential use of different services/networks/data collection methods. Users will generally not be notified directly of these changes, and it is the user's responsibility to regularly check for changes.

Our goal is to be as transparent as possible and only use user information for the users' benefit, and with their permission. By using this website, you are agreeing to allow us to use your information as outlined above. 

We are happy to answer further questions on how and why we use data. You may contact leannda@whipsmartkitchen.com with further questions.