Made In A Pinch is committed to meeting requirements of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by implementing appropriate measures to ensure that data processing is performed in a secure manner.
We aim to protect the personal information you provide to us from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access or disclosure.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND HOW IS IT USED?
Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website
We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.
Information We Collect from Others
We may receive information about you from other sources. For example, if you use a third-party software through the site, they may transfer information to us for fulfillment.
We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website.
For example, when you visit Made In A Pinch, we will log:
- your IP address
- type of operating system
- browser type
- referring website
- pages you viewed
- the dates/times when you accessed the Website.
We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.
We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website.
Made In A Pinch may use session cookies, which expire when you close your browser.
We may also use persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.
HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED
We may use the information collected to:
- Operate and maintain the Website;
- Send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Every email will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings (unsubscribe);
- Send you administrative emails, such as confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
- Respond to your comments or inquiries;
- Provide you with user support;
- Track and measure advertising on the Website;
- Process payment for purchases you make through Made In A Pinch
- Protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
THIRD-PARTY USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.
Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s respective privacy policies dictate their use of your personal information.
The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:
This service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address but does not capture any other personal information.
Payment Processing (SendOwl)
This service performs purchasing functions for our e-commerce platform (i.e., purchasing our products). At no time is your banking information passed to Made In A Pinch. We receive only information used for order fulfillment.
This service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications.
At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications. We may amend this list from time to time in the Website’s sole discretion.
Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent.
However, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through Made In A Pinch to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business.
This may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets. This could also occur in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.
Information sharing and disclosure
We will not share or disclose any of your Personal Information or Content with third parties except as described in this policy. We do not sell your Personal Information or Content.
From time to time, we may use anonymous data. This anonymous data does not identify you alone or may identify you combined with data from other parties.
This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.
PUBLICLY VISIBLE INFORMATION
If you create a user profile on the Website or leave a comment, certain information may be publicly visible.
- visitors’ preferences
- record user-specific information on what pages visitors visit
- prevent visitors from repeatedly receiving the same banner ads
- customize Website content based on visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends.
Users may prevent the setting of cookies by the Website at any time. To do this, use a corresponding setting of your internet browser. This action may permanently deny the setting of cookies.
Furthermore, you may delete already set cookies at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers.
However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable. The information we collect and analyze is used to improve our service to you.
We want to be sure you understand that accepting a cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any personal information about you.
Sponsored Content Tracking Pixels
Made In A Pinch may engage in sponsored campaigns with various influencer networks, brands, and agencies. We disclose all sponsored content in accordance with the FTC's requirements.
From time to time, these sponsored campaigns utilize tracking pixels (aka web beacons), which may contain cookies to collect data regarding usage and audience.
The sponsoring company collects this information to track the results of the campaign. No personally identifiable information collected by the Website is used in conjunction with these tracking pixels.
Affiliate Program Participation
Made In A Pinch may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link to an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
Made In A Pinch participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to Amazon.com.
As part of this Amazon Associates program, Made In A Pinch will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.
Made In A Pinch is also a participant of Vigilink and CJ Affiliates, affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by linking to merchants. These programs utilize cookies to track visits for the purpose of assigning commission on these sales.
On Made In A Pinch, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which we may use for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns.
Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows Made In A Pinch to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. Third parties will not receive this behavior information.
RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You may opt-out of future email communications by clicking the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at [email protected] to be removed from our mailing list.
You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to [email protected]
You may contact us at [email protected] to amend or update your personal information.
In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to [email protected]
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes, to complete transactions, or when required by law.
SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION
At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to Made In A Pinch.
Sensitive personal information includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships.
The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16.
If a parent or guardian believes that Made In A Pinch has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at [email protected]
We will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising
The Website uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising 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. The cookie may collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at the Website via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.
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 www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-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.
The Website may collect IP addresses and location information to serve personalized ads and pass it to Mediavine. 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 http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
Mediavine partners with the following data processors:
Last updated: May 28, 2020
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- Copyright and Disclosures Page
- California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
- Comment Policy Page
- Contact Us page.
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