Copyright & Privacy Policy

Copyright

The content of this website – www.homegrown-kitchen.co.nz – is the copyright of Nicola Galloway. No part of this site including the images, recipes and articles may be reproduced in any way without our prior written permission. Contact nicola@homegrown-kitchen.co.nz

Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting the privacy and security of the users of our site.

This privacy policy will advise you about how we protect your personal information, and about what choices you have concerning our use of such information. Please read this policy carefully. We may need to change this policy from time to time in order to address new issues and reflect changes on our site. We will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and whether we will disclose that information to anyone.

If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policy, please send me an e-mail to: nicola@homegrown-kitchen.co.nz

What personal data we collect and why we collect it:

Personal Identification Information

We will never intentionally disclose any personal identification information about you as an individual user (such as, for example, your full name or e-mail address) to any third party without having received your permission. We may request personal identification information from you in connection with your use of our services.

If you identify yourself to us by sending us an e-mail with questions or comments, we may use your personal information to respond to your questions or comments. We may file your comments for future reference, or we may discard the information after we have reviewed it. You can request to have your information removed/deleted from our database at any time. Please email us: nicola@homegrown-kitchen.co.nz.

Email Subscription

If you sign up (with double “opt-in”) for our email list, your email address will be stored securely using Mailer Lite. We use this to email to notify you when a new recipe is shared on Homegrown Kitchen, plus upcoming workshops, cookbooks and publications.

You can update your preferences or opt out of the email list at any time by selecting the unsubscribe link in one of the emails, or by contacting us at nicola@homegrown-kitchen.co.nz with a request to have your details permanently removed.

We use MailerLite to manage our email marketing subscriber list and to send emails to our subscribers. MailerLite is a third-party provider, which may process your data using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletter.

MailerLite’s privacy policy is available at https://www.mailerlite.com/privacy-policy.

Contact forms

Contact For 7 plugin is used on this website for the purpose of contact between the user and owner of the website www.homegrown-kitchen.co.nz. This plugin DOES NOT store your form entries on their site – it is only used by the website owner to respond to inquiries through the contact form.

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. A comment/s can be requested to be removed from public view and/or deleted at anytime by contacting nicola@homegrown-kitchen.co.nz.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving 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 information 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.

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.

Who we share your data with

Under no circumstances will we share your data with third parties. If there is a need to share your data with an external party, your consent will always be sought first.

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

Visitor comments are checked by Askimet – an automated spam detection service – with no retention of information by this service.

Links To Other Sites

Users may from time to time find other content on this site that links to the sites and services of other third parties. The links may represent cooperative projects or are simply mutual links established with persons or entities connected with our site or subject matter. Although we initially visit the sites or services that are so linked, we do not control the contents or links that appear on these sites. In addition, these sites or services, including their contents and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies, or no policy (policies) at all. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third party sites or services before providing any of them with your personal information.

Access To / Correction of Information / Remove of Information

If you would like to review any personal information we have retained about you in our database, please send us an e-mail request for this information at nicola@homegrown-kitchen.co.nz. Once you have reviewed this information, at your request we will correct personal information about you that you state is erroneous. If at any time you would like to have your information removed and deleted from our database please send an e-mail to nicola@homegrown-kitchen.co.nz

Choice / Opt-Out

If you “opt-in” to receive information from homegrown-kitchen.co.nz, you can change your mind later. If at any time you would like to stop receiving such information, you can let us know by sending an e-mail stating your preference to nicola@homegrown-kitchen.co.nz.

We use MailerLite to manage our email marketing subscriber list and to send emails to our subscribers. MailerLite is a third-party provider, which may process your data using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletter.

MailerLite’s privacy policy is available at https://www.mailerlite.com/privacy-policy.

You can unsubscribe from our newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of each newsletter or reply to any email received with ‘unsubscribe’ in the subject line and we will manually unsubscribe.

Your Acceptance of these Terms

By using this site, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our site. Your continued use of the www.homegrown-kitchen.co.nz website following the posting of changes to these terms will mean that you accept those changes.

Privacy Policy updated: 25th May 2018

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