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.
Girl Heart Food is a participant in the Amazon Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means to earn fees by linking to Amazon and affiliated sites. Therefore, this site may contain affiliate links and, if you make a purchase through one of these links, I may earn a small commission. I will never provide links for products I don’t use or from companies I don’t trust. I will only recommend products that I use or enjoy. As always, all opinions are my own. You will not pay a higher price on any of these items because of any commissions I may earn.
Views & opinions expressed on GirlHeartFood.com are those of the blogger and are just that, views & opinions. They are from the personal experience of the blogger at GirlHeartFood.com. I cook for my own enjoyment. I’m not a professional cook/chef/baker/medical expert. Following any advice provided on this site is at the users/reader’s own risk. No warranty implied. Users/readers should verify any information regarding products/services & the like themselves should they wish.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
- contact information including name and/or email address
- demographic information such as postal code/zip code, 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 to improve our products and services.
- We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which 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, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
GirlHeartFood.com is a fun site with recipes, chit chat &/or food-related topics. It is totally awesome when visitors/users make comments which allow for fun, positive interaction for the enjoyment of the site and its content. However, please note that GirlHeartFood.com reserves the right to not publish/delete comments which are negative or inappropriate. Please be kind.
Moreover, any comments readers leave on Girl Heart Food are public and may be read, collected or used by anyone. Your name and website (if applicable) will be displayed. However, your e-mail address will be secure. Readers accept these risks when providing personal information and posting comments to Girlheartfood.com.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order 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. It is important for readers to understand, however, that no method of transmitting information over the internet or electronic storage is 100 percent secure.
Like many websites, Girlheartfood.com uses information from log data which may include information such as the Internet Protocol (IP) address of a visitor’s computer, as well as the browser type, browser version, the pages of this site that have been viewed by the visitor, the time and date of the visit, the time spent on those pagers and other statistics. While this data is used to track visitors’ behavior, it is not linked to any information that allows Girl Heart Food to personally identify the visitor.
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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.
Once again, you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.
Girl Heart Food also uses Google Analytics, which collects, monitors and analyzes usage data of visitors to help Girl Heart Food understand how visitors are using the website. User data is anonymous. Users can completely block Google Analytics tracking by using Google’s opt-out browser add-on.
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 while 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.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
- if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us.
- Also, please note, you may unsubscribe to our newsletter at any time should you wish to do so.
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Nutritional Information Disclaimer
I’m not a professional cook/chef/baker/medical expert. My recipes should be taken as a guideline only and your best judgement should be used to ensure the food is safety prepared and/or a good fit for your diet. Please consult a medical professional if you are unsure.
Girl Heart Food occasionally offers nutritional information for recipes contained on this site. This information is provided as a courtesy and should be considered an estimate and not be construed as a guarantee of its validity. This information is calculated through a plug-in application. Varying factors such as product types/brands and the way ingredients are processed may change the nutritional information in any given recipe.
From time to time, Girl Heart Food may be compensated by brands or companies to feature their products in blog posts. The relationship will always be disclosed up-front within the blog post. We would never affiliate ourselves with a brand or product that we didn’t enjoy or think would be beneficial to our readers. Readers are reminded to use their own discretion when deciding if such brand or product is right for them.
Unless otherwise noted, all content & photography is copyright of Girl Heart Food. Please do not reproduce any text or photos without my prior written consent. If you want to use one of my photos from a recipe for a round-up style post, that is ok. Ensure you provide a link back (credit) to the original post on this site. You can email at girlheartfood [at]gmail.com if you have any further questions.
The materials appearing on Girl Heart Food could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Girl Heart Food does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. Girl Heart Food may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. Girl Heart Food does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.
Girlheartfood.com takes your privacy seriously! 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.
Updated April 2018