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.
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
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.
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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.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)
The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.
The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:
- IP Address
- Operating System type
- Operating System version
- Device Type
- Language of the website
- Web browser type
- Email (in hashed form)
Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.
If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.
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.
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Your acceptance of these terms
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 May 16, 2022.