The terms “the” my” and “me” 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
The Website uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising 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. The cookie may collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at the Website via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.
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 www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-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.
The Website may collect IP addresses and location information to serve personalized ads and pass it to Mediavine. 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 http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
Mediavine partners with the following data processors:
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 request 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 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.
Weight Watchers: 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. Weight Watchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International, Inc. Points and Freestyle Points are trademarks of Weight Watchers International, Inc. 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.
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.
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
Updated May 20, 2020