Mad About Macarons Privacy Policy

In short:

I hate spam as much as you do. If you subscribe to the free newsletter or article/recipe updates I will not spam you or sell your email address to anyone else. You can always unsubscribe by clicking the unsubscribe button at the bottom of the email.

The Full Version:

Your privacy is our commitment at Mad About Macarons. So, this privacy policy sets out how Mad About Macarons uses and protects any information that you give while using www.MadAboutMacarons.com.

We will not rent, sell, lease, or give away any of your personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy. Please read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you accept the practices described here.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Name
  • Contact information including email address
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

We may use the information for internal record keeping, in order to improve our products and services.

We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information that we think you may find interesting using the email address that you have provided. From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

DATA SECURITY

How We Use Cookies/Tracking Technology

A cookie is a small file that asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. So cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Distribution Of Information

We do not share your personally identifiable information to any third party for marketing purposes.

RSS And Email Subscriptions

This website records information about how people access our RSS feeds, but does not collect any personally identifying information from or about our RSS subscribers. This website’s feed services collect the e-mail addresses of individuals that subscribe to our RSS feed via e-mail. Individual information about subscribers to this website’s feed is held in strict confidence; we will not release or disclose any specific subscriber information under any circumstances, unless required by law. Aggregated information stripped of any personally identifiable information may be disclosed.

Comments

Comments submitted to this website are the responsibility of the commenter. We reserve the right to remove or edit comments at our discretion. Site URLs (if provided) are published along with comments. E-mail addresses are required with the submission of comments but are not disclosed, unless the commenter deliberately does so him/herself by entering the e-mail address in the main comment box in addition to the box clearly labeled for the e-mail address.

Mad About Macarons reserves the right to delete any comments that it deems not beneficial to the readership. This includes but is not limited to comments containing profanity, self-promotion, harrassment, threats, or spam of any sort.

Links to Other Websites

The web site contains links to other websites of interest not owned by the owner of this website. We will not, and cannot, control how your personal information is used on these other websites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide whilst visiting such sites which and are not governed by this privacy statement. Consult the privacy policies of the linked websites to see how they use your information.

We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

Legal Notice

All written content and photographs are copyright © Jill Colonna 2010-2017 unless otherwise indicated.

If you’d like to use any text excerpts or photographs from this site, please contact me and I’ll look forward to discussing. Naturally a link back to this site should give credit. Thanks!