Privacy Policy for Scrumptious Scran

At Scrumptious Scran, accessible from www.scrumptiousscran.co.uk, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by Scrumptious Scran and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us through email at [email protected]

Who we are

Our website address is: http://www.scrumptiousscran.co.uk.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

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 anonymised 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.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

We store user input data sent through the contact forms on this website, along with meta information about the submissions, including the time stamp, the origin IP address, and the user agent (browser). Also, third party services may collect information about website visitors. We currently use Google Analytics.

We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us.

Scrumptious Scran uses uses Mailchimp – an online email management service, which is GDPR compliant – to collect and store data you provide via the contact forms we use on our website. Mailchimp is located in the United State, and certifies to the Privacy Shield framework, which means it can lawfully receive data from respondents in EU countries. Full details of Mailchimp’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy can be found by clicking on the hyperlinks in this sentence.

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 visit our login page, 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.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web-analysis service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies and similar technologies to analyse and improve our website on the basis of your usage pattern. The data accrued in this context may be transmitted by Google for analysis to a server in the USA and stored there. Should personal data be transmitted to the USA, Google has acceded to the EU-US Privacy Shield. Your IP address will be abbreviated prior to the analysis of usage statistics, however, so that no conclusions can be drawn about your identity. For this purpose, Google Analytics has been extended on our website to include the code “anonymizeIP”, in order to guarantee an anonymised capture of IP addresses.

Google will process the information in order to evaluate your use of the website, to assemble reports on the website activities for the website operators, and to supply further services connected with website use and internet use.

As mentioned above, you can configure your browser so that it rejects cookies, or you can prevent the data being used by Google Analytics by downloading and installing this browser add-on provided by Google.

You will find more detailed information on this matter in the Privacy Statement of Google Analytics.

Who we share your data with

Scrumptious Scran does not routinely share data you actively consent to provide – via contact forms for email updates etc. – with any other organisations, other than those we use for the purposes for email update management and provision i.e. Mailchimp (see “Contact forms” section above for further information on this).

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of Scrumptious Scran. Our Privacy Policy was created with the help of the Privacy Policy Generator. Scrumptious Scran does not currently engage advertising partners, though we reserve the right to engage such partners in the future, and will update our privacy policy accordingly if we do.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on Scrumptious Scran, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that Scrumptious Scran has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Scrumptious Scran’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options. You may find a complete list of these Privacy Policies and their links here: Privacy Policy Links.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites. What Are Cookies?

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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.

If you subscribe to receive email updates from Scrumptious Scran, we will retain the data you supply to facilitate this, until such time you choose to unsubscribe from such a service, at which point your data will be permanently deleted.

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 may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Any personal or contact information – i.e. name and email address – you provide to Scrumptious Scran will be retained and handled in a manner that ensures that your personal data is protected, in compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

How we protect your data

This website is hosted on and uses data management services e.g. Mailchimp and Google Analytics – that employ the highest levels of data security, in order to protect your personal data. This includes encryption and pseudonymisation of your data, as appropriate, to ensure this is protected.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the unlikely event that Scrumptious Scran experiences a breach in data security, meaning your data is revealed to untrusted third parties, we have mechanisms in place to ensure you are informed of such an occurrence immediately. Every effort will be made to remedy such a breach in data security as soon as is possible.

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