Privacy Policy

Using My Content
All content on this web site, such as text, graphics, logos, and photos are original and the sole property of Smorgaseats, with all rights reserved. Any content herein may not be republished without express written consent or proper credit. To use, display, derivate or copy any works on this website, please contact us for permission or give proper credit by linking back to our site.

Privacy Policy
This privacy policy sets out how Smorgaseats uses and protects any information that you give while using http://www.smorgaseats.com. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

By visiting http://www.smorgaseats.com, you are consenting to our privacy policy. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this site and this policy periodically and to be aware of any modifications. Smorgaseats may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should frequently check this page to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from March 2017.

Information We Collect
We may collect contact information, such as name and email address. We ask for this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better experience. We may use the following information to send periodic emails regarding blog updates and respond to inquiries or questions via email.

Security
Smorgaseats is committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Cookies
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular website. 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. Smorgaseats uses traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, 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. 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. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s settings to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Advertising
Some of our advertisers occasionally serve you cookies as well. Smorgaseats does not have control over cookies placed by advertisers. Smorgaseats may use advertising service vendors to help present advertisements on the website, such as Google AdSense and Gourmet Ads. These vendors may use cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies to serve you advertisements tailored to interests you have shown by browsing on this and other sites you have visited, to determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before and to avoid sending you duplicate advertisements. In doing so, these vendors may collect non-personal data such as your browser type, your operating system, Web pages visited, time of visits, content viewed, ads viewed, and other clickstream data. The use of cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies by these advertising service vendors is subject to their own privacy policies, not ours, and Service Provider disclaims all liability in connection therewith.

Links To Other Websites
Smorgaseats.com may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

Google Analytics
Smorgaseats uses Google Analytics to understand how the website is being used in order to improve user experience. User data is anonymous.

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google. Google utilizes the data collected to track and examine the use of www.smorgaseats.com, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal data collected: Cookie and Usage Data. Place of processing: USA. Find Google’s privacy policy here.

Opting Out
If you choose to sign up to receive our newsletter, you will receive a copy of our newsletter via email. However, you can easily unsubscribe or opt out at the bottom of every newsletter. If you wish to get more information about opting out of our advertising service vendors, please visit their privacy policy pages below.

Contact
If there are any questions regarding our privacy policy or if you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us.

Updated: March 2017