PRIVACY POLICY

The Salty Sparrow are committed to respecting your right to privacy, complying with all applicable UK and EU laws to ensure that your personal information remains secure and only processed in line with your permission.

This policy covers how we collect, use and process your personal information when you submit your information to us or sign up to our newsletters/update lists/shop.

If you do not agree to this privacy policy, then please do not submit your information on the website. From time to time we may make changes to this policy and will update this page to reflect those changes. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to this policy.

This website uses cookies to better the users experience whilst visiting the website.  Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer/device.  This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer/device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer’s hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website.  This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use of saving of cookies from this website onto their computer’s hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and it’s external serving vendors.

Cookies

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it.  This software is provided by Google Analytics via wix.com which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computer’s hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.  You can read Google’s privacy policy for further information: http://www.google.com/privacy.html

Other cookies may be stored to your computer’s hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts .  Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer.  No personal information is stored, saved or collected. Upon visiting this website/blog a cookie notice will be displayed where action is required to accept or view an external link with information detailing what cookies are about.

How we use your personal data

We will always treat your information as private and confidential (but reserve the right to disclose this information with the law requires). We may use your data in the following ways;

Your E-Mail address

Processing any enquiry you submit.

If you contact us about our newsletter or other related services we will use the information you provide in that contact and any information submitted as part of your contact to respond to your enquiries.

During enquiries, you are under no obligation to provide us with any details, but if you withhold information then we may not be able to help.

Direct Marketing and other Marketing Services

Your email address will be if used to submit for our newsletter or other services we offer will be used for the marketing purpose of contacting you about our services and updates or shop sales. If forever reason you do not wish to receive these at the bottom of any email we send you will be able to unsubscribe or you can contact us directly to opt-out.

We will only ever contact you about our own services or directly related services.

Who we share your information with.

You should be aware that if we are requested by the police or required under UK law to release your data, we are entitled to do so.

We will never sell, distribute or disclose any of your personal data (except anonymous aggregate information) to any third party without your consent.

Comment Policy

The Salty Sparrow is  an online website and blog for people that generally have an interest in food, lifestyle, home, fashion and travel.One of the ways we enjoy hearing what you think is by having interaction within the site through the use of comments. In order to assure quality, we must have a policy to fight against SPAM.

While we appreciate each comment, if your comment does not follow our comment policy, it will be removed. Continuous abuse of the policy will result in permanent ban of the IP address, domain, and the email used.

Policy

Comment Name

We do not allow Keywords stuffed in the name field. You must use your name or nickname for commenting. Comments using keywords such as “Shop/Restaurant Name” or similar will be flagged as SPAM and deleted.

Valid Email

Email addresses are required for commenting, and they are not published on the blog, nor shared. Email addresses that look like SPAM will be flagged as SPAM.

Language and Manners

This blog/website is written in English, so leave your comments in English. The Salty Sparrow is a “family friendly site” therefore any comment that includes offensive or inappropriate language, and/or considered rude by our editorial staff will be edited or deleted. This is a friendly place, so please be respectful and mindful of this.

Links

Please do not sign your comments with a backlink to your site. They will be removed. If you wish to provide a link to your site please contact us with a view to collaborating if your site fits in with our ethos, brand and style.

No Personal Attack Comments Permitted

In the interest of fair play, no personal attacks are permitted in this website/blog’s comments. You may question or argue the content, but not attack the blogger, nor any other commenters. Failure to respect fellow participants on this website/blog could result in removal and blocked access.

All Rights Reserved

The Salty Sparrow reserves the right to edit, delete, move, or mark as spam any and all comments. We also have the right to block access to any one or group from commenting or from the entire website/blog. All content/written content/photographic and non-photographic images are copyrighted and are owned by The Salty Sparrow. You are not permitted to use and share the content without our prior permission. Should you do this we will take the appropriate steps for prosecution.

Security

We follow accepted industry standards to protect the personal information you submit to us. We will always take all reasonable steps including technical, organisation and staff training precautions to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this policy.

Where we store your data

Your data is only stored within servers within the European Economic Area (EEA) which conform to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Retention

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil our launch and marketing newsletter notifications. You can remove yourself at any time from this list by clicking opt-out in any email or by contacting us.

Contacting us

You can contact us directly if you have any questions regarding this policy or the use of your data at saltysparrowcookery@gmail.com

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