Who we are
Our website address is: https://yourwholefoodschef.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
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.
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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.
We use Google Analytics to help us understand what you. our reader is most interested in among the articles we offer. Google Analytics is in GDPR compliance and following the GDPR protocol as is our website https://YourWholeFoodsChef.com.
Who we share your data with
Your data is shared with our mail service which allows us to send you updated emails about our latest newsletter, recipes we share on our website, information about various subjects as shared on our website and special offers from time to time that we feel enhance our healthy lifestyle. The mail service that we use is also in GDPR compliance and you have the right to Unsubscribe from it and our site at any time that you wish by clicking on the unsubscribe button at the bottom of each email.
We use MailerLite to manage our email marketing subscriber list and to send emails to our subscribers. MailerLite is a third-party provider, which may process your data using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletter.
You can unsubscribe from our newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of each newsletter.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize 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.
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
Your contact information is retained in our mail service until unsubscribe from it using the unsubscribe button at the bottom of each and every email.
We take your personal data very seriously and make every effort to protect it using systems designed to do just that and we monitor those systems and update them on a regular basis.
How we protect your data
We use spam protectors, firewalls and Wordfence to protect our website from attack and monitor them daily to protect our website and your personal date.
What third parties we receive data from
We do advertise various products on our website for items we believe our readers will be interested in. These are products we believe in and use ourselves when they are available to us. Before we install their advertisement on our website https://YourWholeFoodsChef.com, we contact them to make sure that they are in GDPR compliance and following the GDPR protocol
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
We do not profile anyone. We do use Google Analytics for a general outline of who our readers are as to age groups, gender and general location to help us better understand and direct our articles and information to. This is a general outline and does not contain individual information.
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
We follow the requirements of the USA government regarding Terms of Service and disclosure of any third party interaction we have.
We are making every effort to be in and remain in GDPR compliance and following the GDPR protocol on our website https://YourWholeFoodsChef.com We will continue to monitor the GDPR and update our information to remain in compliance going forward.