Privacy Policy

About this Privacy Policy

Supper in the Suburbs found at http://supperinthesuburbs.com/ (the “Website”) is governed by the following privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”).

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you what personally identifiable information we may collect and how it may be used. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy was last updated on 2 December 2020.

This statement only applies to this Website.

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND HOW IS IT USED?

Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form. In addition, you are able to create a user profile, which allows you to create a username and password. We will store the username, but your password will not be visible in our records.

Information We Collect from Others: We may receive information about you from other sources.  You may link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Google accounts to your user profile.  If you choose to link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Google accounts to your user profile, we will receive your name, email address and profile picture associated with that account.

Automatically-Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked. We may also collect information such as zip/postal codes, interests and other information relevant to customer surveys or offers.

Cookies: We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalised experience on the Website.

HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED

We may use the information collected in the following ways:

  • to operate and maintain the Website;
  • to improve our products and services;
  • to create your account, identify you as a user of the Website, and customise the Website for your account;
  • to send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings;
  • to send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
  • to respond to your comments or inquiries;
  • to provide you with user support;
  • to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the Website according to your interests;
  • to track and measure advertising on the Website; and
  • to protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.

THIRD-PARTY USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorise us to share your information.

Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.

The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:

Askimet – Askimet is a SPAM protection service provided by Automattic Inc. For more information about the type of personal data which Askimet may collect, please refer to Automattic’s privacy policy.

Facebook ‘Like’ button and social widgets – this service allows interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc. Facebook may capture cookies and usage data, but no other personal information is captured by Facebook. Please refer to Facebook’s privacy policy for more information.

Google Analytics – this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics. Please refer to Google’s privacy policy for more information.

Gourmet Ads – this Website uses Gourmet Ads to display ads on the Website. For information about opting out of Gourmet Ads and ad serving partners please visit their privacy policy.

Instagram widget – Instagram is an image visualisation service provided by Instagram, Inc. that allows this Website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages. Instagram may capture cookies and usage data, but no other personal information is captured by Instagram. Please refer to Instagram’s privacy policy for more information.

Jetpack Stats – this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as  user actions on the Website. Jetpack Stats may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Jetpack Stats. Please refer to Jetpack’s privacy policy for further information.

Mailchimp – this service is an email address management and message sending service provided by The Rocket Science Group, LLC which is used by Supper in the Suburbs to send newsletters. Mailchimp may capture your name and email address, but no other personal information is captured by Mailchimp. Please refer to Mailchimp’s privacy policy for further information.

Pinterest ‘Pin It’ button and social widgets – this service allows interaction with the Pinterest platform provided by Pinterest, Inc. Pinterest may capture cookies and usage data, but no other personal information is captured by Pinterest. Please refer to Pinterest’s privacy policy for more information.

WordPress – WordPress and WordPress Stats is provided by Automattic Inc. This service tracks Website usage and provides information such as user actions on the Website. WordPress Stats may also capture your IP address. Please refer to the Automattic Inc privacy policy for more information.

Rafflecopter – this service is used for the collection of giveaway entries. Email addresses are only accessed by the Website for the winner, who will then be contacted and asked for their postal details for the purpose of sending their prize. Please refer to Rafflecopter’s privacy policy for more information.

Shareaholic – the following service is provided by Shareaholic, Inc: Shareaholic displays a widget that allows interaction with social networks and external platforms as well as sharing the contents of this Website. Depending on the configuration, this service can display widgets belonging to third parties such as the managers of social networks where interactions are shared. In this case, also the third parties that provide the widget will be informed of interactions and Usage Data on the pages where this service is installed. Please refer to Shareaholic’s privacy policy for more information.

At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications. This list may be amended from time to time in the Website’s sole discretion.

Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganisation proceeding brought by or against us.

ANONYMOUS DATA

From time to time, we may use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.

PUBLICLY VISIBLE INFORMATION

If you create a user profile on the Website or leave a comment, certain information may be publicly visible.  To create a user profile, you must choose a username and password and input your email address for profile confirmation.  Your email address will never be available publicly.  At your option, you may also add an avatar, a profile description, and a link to your website.

You may also choose to link your Facebook, Instagram, and Google Account.

Users may see your username, avatar, profile description and website information.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

COOKIES

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our Website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better Website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Website.

ADVERTISING

Display Ads

Some of our advertisers occasionally serve you cookies as well. We do not have control over cookies placed by advertisers. We may use advertising service vendors to help present advertisements on the website, one of which is http://www.gourmetads.com. These vendors may use cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies to serve you advertisements tailored to interests you have shown by browsing on this and other sites you have visited, to determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before and to avoid sending you duplicate advertisements. In doing so, these vendors may collect non-personal data such as your browser type, your operating system, Web pages visited, time of visits, content viewed, ads viewed, and other clickstream data. The use of cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies by these advertising service vendors is subject to their own privacy policies, not ours, and Service Provider disclaims all liability in connection therewith.

Retargeting Ads

From time to time, the Website may engage in remarketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, in order to market the Website. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Website.

Affiliate Program Participation

The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.

Supper in the Suburbs is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to Amazon.com.  As part of this Amazon Associates program, the Website will post customised links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilises cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

Newsletters

On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behaviour will not be passed on to third parties.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at emma.walton@supperinthesuburbs.com to be removed from our mailing list.

Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to emma.walton@supperinthesuburbs.coms.

Amend – You may contact us at emma.walton@supperinthesuburbs.com to amend or update your personal information.

Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to emma.walton@supperinthesuburbs.com.

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the Website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website. This includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

CHILDREN’S INFORMATION

The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at emma.walton@supperinthesuburbs.com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

CONTACT INFORMATION

At any time, please contact us at emma.walton@supperinthesuburbs.com for questions related to this Privacy Policy.