Terms and Conditions of Use

All content provided on Mary’s Test Kitchen (www.marystestkitchen.com), is for information purposes only. The owner of this blog, Mary Lin (‘we’,’us’), makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site.

The owner of Mary’s Test Kitchen will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. Any statements or claims about the possible health benefits of any foods or supplements have not been evaluated by the US FDA or Health Canada and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The owner will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information. These terms and conditions are subject to change at any time with or without notice.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how the owner of Mary’s Test Kitchen uses and protects any information that you give while using www.marystestkitchen.com (‘this website’). Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

We may collect the following information:

  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

The owner of Mary’s Test Kitchen may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from June 23, 2017.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit this website, subscribe to the newsletter, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources made available on this website. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address. Users may, however, visit this website anonymously. The owner will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to this website. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, though that may prevent them from engaging in certain related activities on this website. We may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • to run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature;
  • to send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
  • to send periodic emails

If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may be commercial in nature and/or include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilised and other similar information.
How we use collected information

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. Generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users may be shared with business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. The owner may use third-party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. The owner may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

How we use 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 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.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage 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. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Advertising

Some of our advertisers occasionally serve you cookies as well. We do not have control over cookies placed by advertisers. We may use advertising service vendors to help present advertisements on the website, such as Google Adsense. 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.

Google Adsense

Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet. DART uses “non-personally identifiable information” and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Gourmet Ads

For information about opting out of Gourmet Ads and ad serving partners please visit http://www.gourmetads.com/about/privacy-policy”.

Links to other websites

Our website 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 may look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Affliate Links

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. Some links on this site may lead to Amazon.com or other Amazon sites. We may participate in other affiliate programs as well. If you make a purchase through these links, we may earn a small commission. This helps support the website so we thank you if you do!

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance The Terms and Conditions of Use and Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about our policies, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us.

This policy was last updated on September 2, 2017.