1. NOTICE CONCERNING CHILDREN.
Any website “directed at children under 13” must undertake certain compliance steps pursuant to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and “COPPA Rule.” This Site is intended for use only by adults. Please contact us if you know of a child under 13 using the Site.
2. PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED.
A. Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Site: You may browse the pages on this Site without providing us with any personal information. However, if you decide to 1) leave comments, 2) sign up for our newsletter; or 3) contact us, we require you provide us with certain information that may personally identify you (“Personal Information”). This personal information consists of contact data such as your name and e-mail address (“Contact Data”). 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.
B. Automatically-Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Site. For example, when you use the Site, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Site. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Site, such as links clicked.
3. TRAFFIC DATA AND COOKIES
A. Traffic Data: We automatically track and collect the following categories of information when you visit our Site: (1) IP addresses; (2) domain servers; (3) types of computers accessing the Site; and (4) types of web browsers used to access the Site (collectively “Traffic Data”). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify you but is helpful for marketing purposes and for helping us improve your experience when using the Site.
B. Cookies: We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Site. 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 personalized experience on the Site.
Comments: 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.
Embedded Content: 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.
4. HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED
A. We may use the information collected in the following ways:
- To operate and maintain the Site;
- 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.
B. Third-Party Use of Information:
We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.
Additionally, the Site 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. In addition to our hosting company, the Site currently uses the following third-party service providers:
Google Analytics – this service tracks Site usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Site. 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, 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 Site 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 reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.
C. 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.
5. SECURITY INFORMATION
B. Security: We use reasonable security measures to secure your Personal Information as do our business partners. We do not disclose the specific steps publicly so as to avoid compromising such information.
6. AREAS BEYOND OUR CONTROL
A. Publicly Visible Information: We may make comment areas available to you in certain areas of the Site. If you choose to leave a comment, certain information may be publicly visible. To leave a comment you must include a name and email address. 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.
B. Third Party Websites: The Site contains links to other websites. We have no control over the terms and privacy policies of said sites. Please make sure to view the policies of those sites before proceeding.
C. Affiliate Program Participation: The Site may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Site. If you click on a link to an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
Toaster Oven Love 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 Site 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.
D. Newsletters: On the Site, 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 us to see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows us to adapt the content of future newsletters to your interests. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.
8. RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
A. Opt-out: You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at hello[at]toasterovenlove.com to be removed from our mailing list.
B. Access: You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to hello[at]toasterovenlove.com.
C. Amend: You may contact us at hello[at]toasterovenlove.com to amend or update your personal information.
D. Forget: In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to hello[at]toasterovenlove.com.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
E. Do Not Track Signals: California law requires that we disclose whether we acknowledge “do not track” signals issued by browsers or privacy software. We do not respond to such signals at this time.
F. California Minor Eraser Right: This Site is restricted to users 18 or older. Nonetheless, you may contact us if you are a minor to request the removal of content or Personal Information you’ve posted to the Site. Please note the removal of the content or Personal Information from this Site does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal from appearing elsewhere on the Internet.
9. SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION
10. UPDATES AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If you have any questions about this Policy or our practices related to this Site, please contact us at hello[at]toasterovenlove.com.