Disclosures

Disclosure:

Theculinarycrossover.com is written exclusively by me. Any content that is not authored by me (as a result of an interview or collaboration), it will be disclosed in the post.  Because I spend vast amounts of time and energy working on this blog, I feel it is permissible to be compensated. I do accept forms of cash advertising and sponsorship in posts on my blog website, Twitter, Facebook and other social media, that provide income.  I accept these types of promotion only on products or services that I use and like.  Any compensation I receive in these cases do not influence my content, topics or posts and only tout product or services when I have an honest viewpoint about the products and/or companies.  I allow affiliate link only when I have thoroughly tested the product and/or service and feel it is something my readers would benefit from.  Your trust is very important to me and I wouldn’t jeopardize that for any reason. You have my word that I will only promote products that I personally use or can recommend without hesitation.  Integrity is important to me and gaining (& keeping) the trust of my readers is vital.

Privacy Policy:

Theculinarycrossover.com is committed to maintaining the utmost privacy and protection of your personal information when you visit this website. This policy outlines what information may be collected when you visit and how information is used. When you continue to visit this website, you are consenting to the practices described in this policy.

WHEN LEAVING COMMENTS

When you leave comments on theculinarycrossover.com, you have the option of providing your name, blog or website URL, or other information. This information becomes a permanent part of the website when you provide it with a comment, and can be seen by other visitors to the site. Your email is required but is not displayed and is never used or sold to third party vendors.

TRACKING SOFTWARE

All websites that collect traffic data have the ability to monitor visitor information such as IP addresses, browser type, operating system, location, date/time of visit, and information about which areas of the site are visited. We monitor such information in order to improve our content, but do not store it in permanent files or attempt to link it to individual site visitors.

THIRD PARTY ADVERTISERS

We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our website. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third-party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit www.networkadvertising.org.

GOOGLE ADSENSE

Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this website. 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. The Double Click DART cookie is used by Google in the ads served on publisher websites displaying AdSense. When users visit an AdSense publisher’s website and either view or click on an ad, a cookie may be dropped on that end user’s browser. The data gathered from these cookies will be used to help AdSense publishers better serve and manage the ads on their site(s) and across the web. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to you based on your visit to this site and other on the Internet. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.  Or, if you prefer not to allow the use of cookies, you can change the configuration of your browser to warn you when you receive a cookie or automatically reject them. If you would like any more information about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at theculinarycrossover@gmail.com.

HOTJAR

Theculinarycrossover.com uses software called Hotjar. Hotjar’s privacy policy explains in detail how Hotjar is used. This information is automatically collected while a visitor navigates and interacts with the content on our site. The sole purpose of collecting this information is to improve the user experience. Through the Hotjar tracking code embedded on our website, the information collected includes:

Device specific data

The following information may be collected through your device and browser:

  • your device’s IP address (collected and stored in an anonymous format)
  • device screen size
  • device type (unique device identifiers) and browser information
  • geographic location (country only)
  • preferred language used to display the webpage

Log data

Hotjar automatically record information which is created upon using www.theculinarycrossover.com. Data includes:

  • referring domain
  • pages visited
  • geographic location (country only)
  • preferred language used to display the webpage

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices.The www.theculinarycrossover.com privacy policy does not apply and we cannot control the activities of other advertisers or web sites.

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