The terms "the "my" and "me," "us," "we" or "site" refers to Food Meanderings. The terms “user,” “you,” and “your” refer to site visitors, customers, and any other users of the site.
The term “personal information” is defined as information that you voluntarily provide to Food Meanderings that personally identifies you and/or your contact information, such as your name, phone number, and email address.
This site only collects the personal information you voluntarily provide, which may include:
- Email Addresses
- First and Last Name
The information you provide is used to send periodic emails, and improve the service provided.
THIRD PARTY LINKS
Food Meanderings maintains security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, misuse, or disclosure. However, no exchange of data over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure. While Food Meanderings makes every effort to protect your personal information shared with through the site, you acknowledge that the personal information you voluntarily share with through this site could be accessed or tampered with by a third party. You agree that Food Meanderings is not responsible for any intercepted information shared through the Site without my knowledge or permission. Additionally, you release Food Meanderings from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of such intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.
UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION
You may access and correct your personal information and privacy preferences by contacting me
How Your Information May Be Used
Food Meanderings may use the information collected in the following ways:
➡ To operate and maintain the site;
➡ To create your account, identify you as a user of the site, and customize the site 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 track and measure advertising on the site;
➡ To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
Third-Party Use of Information
Food Meanderings may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize the sharing of your information.
Additionally, the Food Meanderings may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the site. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
Food Meanderings currently uses the following third-party service providers:
This service tracks site usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on Food Meanderings. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.
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 site’s sole discretion.
Except when required by law, Food Meanderings will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, Food Meanderings may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the site to third parties who acquire all or a portion of my business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of Food Meandering's assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against Food Meanderings.
From time to time, Food Meanderings 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 leave a comment on the site, certain information like your name may be publicly visible. 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.
Users may see your username, avatar, profile description and website information.
Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the site, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of my site may be entirely usable.
About Google and the DoubleClick DART cookie
Cookies and Web Beacons
Food Meanderings may use third party advertisements to support this site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise this site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit this site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).
You can choose to disable or selectively turn off Food Meandering's cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.
Food Meanderings may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)
The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The "help" feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.
The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:
- IP Address
- Operating System type
- Operating System version
- Device Type
- Language of the website
- Web browser type
- Email (in hashed form)
Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.
If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.
Rights Related to Your Personal Information
You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in my emails. You may also request to be removed from my mailing list by contacting me.
You may access the personal information Food Meanderings has about you by contacting me.
You may amend or update your personal information by contacting me
In certain situations, you may wish that I erase or forget your personal data. You can request this by contacting me.
Please note that Food Meanderings may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
Sensitive Personal Information
This site does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the site has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please let me know by contacting me. I will use my best efforts to promptly remove such information from my records.
Food Meanderings reserves the right, in every case at its own discretion and for whatever reason, to amend content contained within this website, its corporate documentation and promotional material.
This site is not affiliated with Weight Watchers International or Weight Watchers Canada in any way, and Weight Watchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for Weight Watchers members. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local Weight Watchers meeting and as a member of Weight Watchers online. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a Weight Watchers meeting or join Weight Watchers online for actual WW information. Any provided Points® information contained on this site or linked to from this site is not guaranteed to be accurate. It is your responsibility to calculate your own points based on the current available Weight Watchers® information. The WW logo, Weight Watchers, MyWW, Smartpoints, Fitpoints, Points and Wellnesss that Works are Trademarks of WW INTERNATIONAL, INC. and are not owned by Food Meanderings.
None of the advice given on this website is to be considered as medical advice. Please do not make any changes to your lifestyle or diet without discussing it with your doctor.
All the recipes I prepare and I do at my own personal discernment. Should you decide to follow the recipes, it will be at your own risk. Food Meanderings will not be liable or does not have the responsibility when the following occurs:
- Any adverse and undesirable food reactions or any food-related sickness you encounter.
- Recipes taken the wrong way.
- Accidents during the course of cooking such as cuts and burns.
There is no constant cooking formula. In the event that you don’t acquire the same outcome, there are several factors that can affect the results such as the different brands of products used, the difference on the tools and cooking equipment used as well as the level of cooking ability that we all have.
All the responsibility are yours to make sure that you prepare the recipe, you follow the steps and you use the right ingredients. In the event that you decide to make food experiments, I don’t offer any warranty for the outcome. It should all be at your own risk.
Food Meanderings will in no event be held responsible to any party for any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental or other consequential damages arising directly or indirectly from any use of this material.
This website may provide links to a number of external websites; these are provided for your convenience. These websites are not controlled by Food Meanderings and neither Food Meanderings or its directors nor employees assume any responsibility or liability for any material contained within such websites.
USER CONTENT; COMMENTS
A. We may now or in the future permit users to post, upload, transmit through or otherwise make available on the site (collectively, “submit”) messages, comments, text, illustrations, files, images, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, information, content and/or other materials (“User Content”). Subject to the rights and license you grant herein, you retain all right, title and interest in your User Content. It is your sole responsibility to monitor and protect any intellectual property rights that you may have in your User Content, and we do not accept any responsibility for the same. The interactive areas of the Website are provided to give users a forum to express their opinions and share their ideas and information. To protect your safety, please use your best judgement when submitting information to the Website. We particularly discourage divulging personal phone numbers and addresses or other information that can be used to identify or locate you on the public areas of the Website. We do not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to User Content, even if it is not published on the Website.
B. You shall not submit any User Content protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right or other intellectual property, personal, contractual, proprietary or other third-party right without the express permission of the owner of the respective right. You are solely liable for any damage resulting from your failure to obtain such permission or from any other harm resulting from User Content that you submit.
C. By submitting any User Content on, or communicating with, the Website or other channel (including, but not limited to: posting a comment to a Website post; publishing a picture or video on our Facebook profile; participating in an Internet conversation by publishing a Tweet that incorporates a hashtag encouraged by or otherwise referencing us or the site, or via Instagram or other social media platform; submitting User Content to us via email in response to a request for submissions on the Website or other social media platform), you represent, warrant and covenant that you will not submit any User Content that:
i. violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, including, but not limited to, any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right or other intellectual property, personal, contractual, proprietary or other third-party right of any person or entity;
ii. impersonates another or is unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, pornographic, lewd, lascivious, filthy, excessively violent, harassing or otherwise objectionable;
iii. encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law;
iv. is an advertisement for goods or services or a solicitation of funds;
v. includes personal information such as messages that identify phone numbers, social security numbers, account numbers, addresses or employer references;
vi. contains a formula, instruction or advice that could cause harm or injury;
vii. is a chain letter of any kind; or
viii. would result in us having any obligation or liability to any party.
Moreover, any conduct by a user that in our sole discretion restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the site will not be permitted.
E. By submitting User Content, you also grant us the right, but not the obligation, to use your biographical information including, without limitation, your name and geographical location in connection with broadcast, print, online or other use or publication of your User Content. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you waive any and all claims you may now or later have in any jurisdiction to so-called “moral rights” or rights of “droit moral” with respect to such User Content.
F. We reserve the right to display advertisements in connection with your User Content and to use your User Content for advertising and promotional purposes. You acknowledge and agree that your User Content may be included on the websites and advertising networks of our distribution partners and third-party service providers (including their downstream users).
G. We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor User Content. Please exercise caution and common sense when posting or viewing User Content. We have no obligation to post, maintain or otherwise make use of User Content and do not guarantee distribution of User Content. Further, we reserve the right to delete, move or edit any User Content submitted at any time, for any reason and in our sole discretion. We may discontinue operation of the Website, or your use of the Website, in either case in whole or in part, in our sole discretion. You have no right to maintain or access your User Content on the Website and we have no obligation to return your User Content or otherwise make it available to you.
H. The rights granted by you hereunder may not be terminated, revoked or rescinded and are not subject to reversion. If you become aware that User Content you have submitted includes any material for which you lack the unrestricted right to grant us the rights set forth above without obligations or liability to any third party, you agree to promptly provide us with detailed written notice thereof to: Food Meanderings
Food Meanderings holds the copyright to this website. Food Meanderings grants you a limited license to view this website utilizing the internet, for either personal or commercial use. You are not permitted to make copies of this website, reproduce or alter this website (including text and photos) for any purpose whatsoever without the express written consent of Food Meanderings.
WEBSITE ACCESS AND USE
- remove, alter, cover or distort any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notice on the site or site content;
- circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the site including, without limitation, any features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content or enforce limitations on the use of the site or site content;
- collect or harvest any personally identifiable information from the site including, without limitation, user names, passwords or email addresses;
- solicit other users to join or become members of any commercial online service or other organization;
- attempt to or interfere with the proper working of the site or impair, overburden or disable the same; use an automatic device (such as a robot or spider) or manual process to copy or “scrape” the site or site content for any purpose without the express written permission of Food Meanderings
- decompile, reverse engineer or disassemble any portion of the site;
- use network-monitoring software to determine architecture of or extract usage data from the site;
- encourage conduct that violates any local or federal law, either civil or criminal, or impersonate another user, person or entity
- engage in any conduct that restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the Website.
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
Updated May 17, 2022