Privacy Policy

 

Last updated: February 17, 2019

 

     1. Our Privacy Commitment

Welcome to www.mealkitadvisor.com (“Website or ” “Site,”) owned and operated by Meal Kit Advisor a business operating in accordance with the laws of the State of New York  (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”, “We”, “Us”, or “Our”). Any reference in this Privacy Policy to the “User”, “You” or “Your,” refers to you, our website visitor or subscriber, and any reference to the Company, refer to Meal Kit Advisor.

 

We respect your privacy and are committed to providing full transparency about how we collect and use the personal information. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to familiarise yourself with our practices regarding the collection and use of your personal data. We urge you not to access our Website and submit any personal information if you do not expressly agree with our collection and use of your personal data as described hereunder.

 

 

     2. The Scope of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs your use of the website located at www.mealkitadvisor.com and your interaction with our social media pages on third-party platforms like Facebook.


 

     3. Data Controller

We are the data controller for all personal data that we collect from you through our Website and our social media pages on third-party social media platforms.


 

     4. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We collect and process your personal data in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation and applicable local privacy laws. We will not process your personal data unless we have a lawful basis for such processing.

 

For this Privacy Policy, any reference to the following terms shall hold the meaning as defined in Article 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”):

 

    1. ‘Personal Data’ -

“Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person”.

 

    1. ‘Processing’ -

“Any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction”.


 

     5. How we collect personal data

We collect information directly and indirectly from our users. You may voluntarily give us personal data when you send us enquiries through our Website or when you subscribe to receive newsletters from our Website.

 

We automatically collect specific personal data about you when you interact with our Website, such as the device you use to access our website, your IP Address, the date and time of your visit and the pages you visit, your browsing pattern and interests using cookies and similar tracking technologies,   
 

Our third-party advertising and analytics vendors may give us personal data about you. We will also receive some personal data from third-parties when you buy products after clicking on affiliate links on our Website or our third-party social media pages.


 

     6. How we use your Personal data

We use your personal data only for purposes described in this Privacy Policy and for other purposes that are compatible with these purposes. Please see what personal data we collect about you, how we use it and our lawful basis for processing of this data.

  • Your full name;

  • Your email address;

  • Your IP address;

  • Your device ID; and

  • Your location data.

 

We use your personal data to:

  • Respond to your enquiry or support requests.

    • Our legal basis for processing this data is your consent which you grant us when you send your enquiries or support requests to us.

 

  • Send you marketing material that you opt-in to receive from us.

    • Our legal basis for processing this data is your consent which you grant us when you opt-in to receive marketing material from us.

 

  • Analyse comments and feedback you send us.

    • Our legal basis for processing this data is our legitimate interest.

 

  • Communicate any changes in our terms or any violation of our terms to you.

    • Our legal basis for processing this data is our compliance with our legal obligation.

 

  • To recognise you as a unique user.

    • Our legal basis for collecting and processing this data is our legitimate interest.

 

  • To understand how you use our Website.

    • Our legal basis for collecting and processing this data is our legitimate interest.


 

     7. Sharing your personal data

We do not sell or rent your personal information to any third-party. If we undergo a merger or acquisition, we may share your personal data with the new entity that we merge with or acquire. Please note that in the event of merger or acquisition, the new entity will process your data in compliance with this Privacy Policy.

 

We may share your personal information with third-party service providers that we engage to assist us with intelligent analysis of how our Users interact with our Website. We will always take steps to ensure that these Service Providers are bound by our confidentiality agreements to ensure that they do not disclose any personal information about our Users to any other person or entity apart from us.

 

Please note that we may also disclose your personal information to the extent required by law to be in compliance with our legal obligations or official investigations if such requests are initiated by any government authority or law enforcement officials upon reasonable requests.

 

We may also share your personal data with third-party providers who act as our data processors such as analytics tools and ad networks.


 

     8. Third-party Websites and Platforms

Our Website may include links to third-party services including social media platforms like Facebook and Youtube. When you click on those links, the owner/operator of such third-party website, app or platform may collect some data about you. Their own Privacy Policies govern these third-party Websites and Platforms. It is solely your responsibility to read the Privacy Policy before making use of any service.

 

     9. Cookies

We as well third-party advertising services we partner with make use of cookies, web beacons and other similar tracking technologies.

 

Cookies are small files that we send to your device and these files are placed on your computer’s hard drive to recognize you as a returning user when you come back to our Website. Any reference in this Privacy Policy to cookies includes web beacons, tags, pixels and clear GIFs.

 

We also use cookies to serve ads, monitor traffic on our website and to track users who have seen particular ads and the website you visit after you leave our Website. We use this information to improve your user experience on our website.

 

How long do cookies remain on my device?

We use session cookies as well as persistent cookies on our Website. Session cookies are immediately deleted from your hard drive after the end of your browser session. However, persistent cookies remain on your hard drive for a minimum period of time unless you clear them manually from your device.

 

Can I decline cookies?

You can decline cookies from our website by clicking the decline button in the cookie banner on our website or by changing your browser settings to decline all third-party cookies.

 

ADVERTISING

We use third-party advertising companies which use cookies to serve ads on our Website. To obtain more information and control cookies used for interest-based advertising, please visit the opt-out pages for Network Advertising Initiative here, and if you are located in the European Union, please visit Your Online Choices here.

 

GOOGLE ADS AND CONVERSION TRACKING

When you click on an advertisement served on our Website by Google, a conversion tracking cookie is set. These cookies do not collect any personal data from our User and expire after 30 days. This cookie enables our Website and Google to learn when you click on an ad from our website. The conversion cookie provides conversion statistics for Adwords advertisers who have opted for conversion tracking. If you do not wish to participate in tracking you can easily opt-out by disabling the Google Conversion Tracking cookie by changing your browser setting. Our legal basis for storing conversion cookies is our legitimate interest. To learn more about conversion tracking, please visit Google’s Privacy Policy here. To opt-out please visit Google Ads Settings here.

 

FACEBOOK PIXEL AND REMARKETING

We use Facebook Pixel which tracks user behaviour when a user clicks on a Facebook ad to visit a website. The pixel enables us to understand the effectiveness of our Facebook advertisements. Please note that we do not receive any personal information about users who come to our website after clicking on our Facebook ads however Facebook may hold personal information about you that they can connect with this information for their own advertising purposes.

 

Facebook Inc provides Facebook pixel and remarketing services in accordance with its own Privacy Policy.

 

You can opt-out of Facebook remarketing that serves targeted ads by visiting the link here. To learn more about Facebook’s privacy policy, please visit the link here.


 

     10. Processing and transfer of data to third countries

We will transfer and process your personal data on computers and servers that are located in United States of America where the data protection laws may be less stringent than the country where you currently reside. If you are currently residing in one of the member states in the European Union, you understand and consent to your personally identifiable information being transferred outside of the EU and processed in other jurisdictions around the world.

 

If you do not agree to such transfer of data, please refrain from accessing our website and providing any personal information to us.

 

 

     11. Your Rights

The General Data Protection Regulation grants data subjects more control over their personal data and here are some of the rights that you can exercise regarding your data that we collect and process:  

  • Your right to access your personal information

  • Your right to rectify your personal information

  • Your right to be forgotten

  • Your right to object to the processing of your data

  • Your right to withdraw your consent

 

To exercise any of the rights listed above, please contact us at contact@mealkitadvisor.com with your request.


 

     12. Complaints

If you believe that our privacy practices are infringing on your privacy rights, we will appreciate it if you would contact us to discuss the matter first. If you are living in the European Union, you also have the right to file a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection in your country of residence. You can find your local Data Protection Authority here.


 

     13. Security of your Personal Data

We strive to keep all your Personal Data secure. We use all commercially viable means and industry best practices to protect your Personal Information, but our website is built on third-party software components that may have security vulnerabilities that we do not know. Therefore we are unable to offer any guarantees as to the security of your personal data.


 

     14. Children’s Privacy

We do not target our Website to persons under the age of 13 years (children). We do not knowingly collect any personal information from children and if you believe that a child has provided us with his/her personal information, please immediately contact us, and we will take steps to remove such information from our records immediately.


 

     15. Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments or enquiries regarding this Privacy Policy or our Privacy Practices, please contact us at the contact information provided hereunder:

 

E-mail: contact@mealkitadvisor.com