What information do we collect and how do we use it?
Information You Voluntarily Submit: We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address when leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact.
Automatically Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device you use to access Tara’s Multicultural Table. When you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, links clicked, and the dates/times when you accessed Tara’s Multicultural Table.
Cookies: We may log information using cookies (small data files stored on your browser)- both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide a more personalized experience.
We may use the information collected in the following ways: to operate and maintain the Website; to send you newsletters and updated posts- each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings; to send administrative communications such as confirmation emails, technical notices, policy updates, or security alerts; to respond to your comments or inquiries; to provide you with user support; to track and measure advertising; or to protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
Third Party Use of Information
We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies. Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent. Tara’s Multicultural Table currently uses the following third-party service providers:
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.
Tara’s Multicultural Table 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.
Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. If users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.
Affiliate Program Participation
Taras’ Multicultural Table 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, Tara’s Multicultural Table will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.
You may subscribe to Tara’s Multicultural Table newsletter. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels embedded in the email to allow an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. We may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. This allows Tara’s Multicultural Table to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This will not be passed on to third parties.
We may offer giveaways on Tara’s Multicultural Table. Participation is voluntary. Information requested for entry may include personal information used to administer the promotion. If the giveaway is sponsored by a third party, we may share this information with our sponsors in keeping with the rules and terms listed for the promotion.
Rights Related to Your Personal Information
Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links at the bottom of our emails. You may also notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org to be removed from our mailing list.
Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to email@example.com.
Amend – You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to amend or update your personal information.
Forget – You may request that we erase or forget your personal data by contacting email@example.com. Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
Any information or communication you submit to Tara’s Multicultural Table via a social media platform is done at your own risk without any expectation of privacy. We cannot control the actions of other users of these platforms or the actions of the platforms themselves. Your interactions are governed by the privacy policies of the companies that provide them.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
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:
- RevContent – RevContent may collect information about your browser or device, including browser type, IP Address, device type, user agent string, and operating system. RevContent also collects information about the websites you visit through their services, such as date and time of access and specific pages accessed and the content and ads you click on. You may opt-out of any personalization track by opting-out of RevContent’s data collection.
Last updated: September 15, 2021.