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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains how Laura Nockett (owner of Sprinkles and Sea Salt, LLC) and this Website (sprinklesandseasalt.com) uses and protects any information you provide while using sprinklesandseasalt.com. We strive to provide content that we believe will be valuable to you, our readers. Our goal is to be completely transparency, in this privacy policy you will find all the details about what information we collect, how compensation works for the Website, and other Terms of Use that may apply to you.

By accessing and browsing this Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In the event of any violation of these Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, or any applicable laws, we intend to fully cooperate with any law enforcement officials or agencies in the investigation of such violations.This policy may change without notice. You should periodically check this page to stay up to date with the latest policy. This policy is effective February 20th, 2020.

While these practices may be changed, any changes will be posted and changes will only apply to activities and information on a going forward, rather than a retroactive basis. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

What information do we collect?

 

 

The information we collect from you may be used in the following ways:

  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
  • To send periodic emails.
  • The email address you provide may be used to send you information, newsletters, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

We collect information from you when you subscribe to our email list, fill out a form, enter information on our site, or just by browsing the site.

We may collect personal information from you that you’ve voluntarily submitted to us, such as your name or email address when you sign up for our email list or a freebie.

We may also collect anonymous information such as your IP address. Anonymous information consists of non-personally-identifiable data. For example, when you use our website, we can log your IP address, the device you are using, operating system, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, time spent on our site, when you came to our site. We may also collect information on actions you take while visiting our website, such as what links or buttons you clicked on.

 

What are Cookies and Do we use them?

 

This 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.

This Website does use 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.

We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting is in use on this website. Collected aggregate data (such as age, gender and interests) is used to guide content in order to better serve visitors. It may also be cited in media kits and referenced in discussion with potential partnerships.

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version.

Please note that blocking cookies may have a negative impact on the functions of many websites, including this website. Some features of this website may not to be available to you.

 

Rights to your information

 

Email Addresses

Opt-out: you may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe link in all our emails. You may also email us at laura@sprinklesandseasalt.com to be removed from our mailing list at any time.

We may collect your email address, but only if you voluntarily provide it to us. This may occur, for example, if you sign up to receive an email newsletter, leave a comment, or enter a promotion. We will use your email address for the purposes for which you provided it to us. You may opt out of such email communications at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of the email.

Your email address may also be shared with the technology provider we use in connection with the purposes for which you provided it.

If you are a resident of a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), please refer to the section below entitled “Additional Rights of EEA Residents.”

 

Comment, Registration or Account Data

 

As you use the Site, we collect other data that you provide voluntarily. For example, if you leave a comment, the Site will record your name as provided. You are welcome to use a nick-name instead, if you would rather not have your name published in conjunction with the comment.

We may also collect information about you through other voluntary methods, including research surveys.

We may use your personally-identifying information for a variety of our internal business purposes, such as creating a better user experience for the Site, diagnosing and troubleshooting malfunctions on the Site, better understanding how the Site is used, and making personalized recommendations to you.

If you are a resident of a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), please refer to the section below entitled “Additional Rights of EEA Residents.”

 

Additional Rights of EEA (European Economic Area) Residents

 

If you are a resident of a country in the EEA, you have the rights, among others, to:

(i) access your personal data

(ii) ensure the accuracy of your personal data

(iii) the right to have us delete your personal data

(iv) the right to restrict further processing of your personal data, and

(v) the right to complain to a supervisory authority in your country of residence in the event that data is misused

If you believe that our processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.

You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us addressed to the following:

laura@sprinklesandseasalt.com

 

Copyright

 

This website, including all images, text, software, and other content is the property of Sprinkles and Sea Salt, and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. All rights reserved.

You do have permission to use a link to our Website from your website. You may use one photo or excerpt (up to 100 words) from any post, with a mandatory link back to the post on our Website where it originated. We do not allow re-posting an entire recipe or more than one paragraph of a post, using photos without linking back, or presenting any of our content as your own. Any distribution of content from Sprinkles and Sea Salt beyond what is described herein constitutes copyright infringement.

 

Affiliate programs

 

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. As part of this program, Sprinkles and Sea Salt can post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their websites. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

We are a participant of the rewardStyle Affiliate program. rewardStyle is a platform designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to various retail brands and affiliated sites. As part of this program, Sprinkles and Sea Salt can post customized links, provided by rewardStyle, to track the referrals to their websites. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

On occasion, Sprinkles and Sea Salt will participate in other non-specified affiliate programs, which have the capability to track the referrals to their websites and utilize cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

 

Sponsored Content

 

Occasionally we have the opportunity to work with brands by creating a recipe using a specific product, hosting a giveaway, or reviewing a product. A disclosure will  be included at the top of every sponsored post. Even when we are compensated, the opinions shared are 100% our own and we will not promote brands or products that do not align with our values. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

 

Contact 

 

If there are any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, you may contact us at laura@sprinklesandseasalt.com