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Foodcrumbles.com only collects such personal information that is necessary for you to access and use our services. Personal identification information is voluntarily submitted (e.g. by asking for your name or email address in order to subscribe to our mailing list or making an account or providing payment details to access our courses). Users may visit our site anonymously. Personal information is never sold to third parties and you may opt-out of our mailing list at any time either by contacting us directly or by following the link at the bottom of our emails.
Foodcrumbles.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
Comments & Contact forms
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 submit information through a contact form we collect the data shown in the contact form as well as the visitor’s IP address. We will store this information in our e-mail provider and will not use it for marketing purposes.
This information will be stored indefinitely.
Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. Cookies are used by most websites to tailor content and marketing messages to better suit your needs.
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 would like to find out more about cookies you can visit http://www.aboutcookies.org.
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 display content on our site that links to the sites and services of our partners and other third parties. We do not control the content that appears on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our site. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites that have a link to our site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
FoodCrumbles.com uses Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. Users can completely block Google Analytics tracking using Google’s Analytics Opt-out browser add-on.
We clearly mark affiliate links as such. We are affiliated with the following companies:
FoodCrumbles.com is an affiliate for bookshop.org, “an online bookstore with a mission to financially support independent bookstores and give back to the book community”. If you decide to purchase through these affiliate links Bookshop.org will share customer data (no payment data though) unless you opt out (see also Bookshop.org’s FAQ). If you do not buy, but just browse on the FoodCrumbles store on Bookshop.com we will not receive any personal information about you. We only track the number of clicks through these links.
For our courses, we use a few dedicated tools to manage our students’ access. Signing up for a course is voluntary, the following tools are used.
We use LearnDash to sell/distribute our courses. We only collect data relevant to you being able to sign in to the course and to contact you with basic and introductory information. You may be asked to sign up for an e-mail list if you’re interested.
When you purchase from us, we’ll ask you to provide an email address. We’ll use this information for purposes, such as, to:
- Send you information about your account and order
- Create your account
- Provide you with updates on the courses we provide
If you register a free account then we will store your email address. We store information about you for as long as your account exists. We store course progress, including completion status, quiz scores, assignments and/or essay submissions (if applicable). We will also store comments on courses, lessons, topics, assignments, and essays if you choose to leave them.
Only our administrators have access to your information such as:
- Order information such as your enrolled courses, course progress and username / email address.
- Any additional information added to your WordPress User Profile can also be visible to the administrator(s).
We use Stripe to process payments when purchasing a course. A link to their policy is provided upon check out and can be found here.
You have the option to voluntarily sign up for a newsletter. Upon signing up you provide us with your email address and name (optional) and give us permission to send you updates about the FoodCrumbles business.
You can always unsubscribe from our emails using the unsubscribe button at the bottom of our emails. If you have any issues, please reach out directly and we’ll help you out.
This Site is affiliated with CMI Marketing, Inc., d/b/a CafeMedia (“CafeMedia”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site, and CafeMedia will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about CafeMedia’s data usage, click here https://raptive.com/creator-advertising-privacy-statement.
Obtaining 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, nor does it include data processed by our partners (see above).
All information provided on foodcrumbles.com is provided for information purposes only. Although every reasonable effort is made to present current and accurate information, foodcrumbles.com makes no guarantees of any kind and cannot be held liable for any outdated or incorrect information.
Acceptance of these terms
This policy was last updated on 8-Sep-2023 (added Vimeo, removed MediaVine & Amazon privacy information since we have not been working with either for over 9 months). Any changes will be posted here.