Privacy Policy

Who we are

At Spice your Life website, 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.spicingyourlife.in and how it is used.

Our website address is http://www.spicingyourlife.in.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login in for Pinterestformation and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Like many other Web sites, www.spicingyourlife.in makes use of log files and use analytics. 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 the 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.

At www.spicingyourlife.in, we use both Google (We do not track demographics information starting May 21st, 2018) and Pinterest Analytics. To learn more about Google Analytics’s Data Practices, please visit the link here and for Pinterest here.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

All your data (comments and email entered) is saved and protected securely on our hosting site – GoDaddy. Also, visitor comments are checked through an automated spam detection service – Askimet.

What data breach procedures we have in place

www.spicingyourlife.in uses Askimet to prevent spam comments and we do receive notifications regarding spam comments. Also, we use Jetpack’s tool for malware detection and early warning system.  If any issue is detected the scanner will send an immediate notification mail. This allows for an immediate remedial action to protect our customers, business reputation and revenue.

Advertising Partners:

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include –
BlogHer Ads, www.sovrn.com, Shareaholic etc.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on www.spicingyourlife.in 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.spicingyourlife.in 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.spicingyourlife.in’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or websites.

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

Plugins:

Smush

Smush sends images to the WPMU DEV servers to optimize them for web use. This includes the transfer of EXIF data. The EXIF data will either be stripped or returned as it is. It is not stored on the WPMU DEV servers.

Smush uses a third-party email service (Drip) to send informational emails to the site administrator. The administrator’s email address is sent to Drip and a cookie is set by the service. Only administrator information is collected by Drip.

Source: WP Ultimate Recipe

Bootstrapped Ventures, the developer of WP Ultimate Recipe, does not have access to any of the data collected by the plugin. This is all stored in the local database and not communicated back to the developer.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Cookies

When user ratings are enabled we store a WPURP_User_Voted_%recipe% cookie (with %recipe% the ID of the recipe) that contains the rating this user has given to a particular recipe. This cookie is used as (one of the) measures to prevent rating spam.

When the User Menus feature is enabled we store WPURP_Shopping_List_Recipes_v2, WPURP_Shopping_List_Servings_v2 and WPURP_Shopping_List_Order_v2 cookies to be able to show the same shopping list to a guest on later visit. This does not contain any personal data.

When the Meal Planner feature is enabled we store WPURP_Meal_Plan_ID and WPURP_Meal_Plan_ID_%id% cookies to be able to show the same meal plan to a guest on later visit. This does not contain any personal data.

IP Address

When user ratings are enabled we store the IP address upon voting. This is used as (one of the) measures to prevent rating spam.

Their own manually input information

With the User Submission feature personal data can be collected, depending on the fields that were added to the form. This can include the user email and name.

Third party embeds

When enabling the share buttons or any of our partner integrations you will be including their code on your website. By doing so you’re agreeing to their Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. For the share buttons this can be Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, StumbleUpon and LinkedIn. For partners integrations we have MediaVine, AdThrive, BigOven, Food Fanatic, Yummly and Chicory. All can disabled on the settings page.

Fonts in the recipe templates will be loaded from the Google Web Font API (fonts.googleapis.com) unless changed in the Template Editor. You will be agreeing to their Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

How long we retain your data

Our cookies are stored for 30 days. User submitted data is stored indefinitely in the local database.

Source: WP Ultimate Post Grid

WP Ultimate Post Grid does not collect any data. Fonts in the grid templates will be loaded from the Google Web Font API (fonts.googleapis.com) unless changed in the Template Editor. You will be agreeing to their Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Contact information

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