Privacy Policy

Written below is the privacy policy for The Original Dish, found at www.theoriginaldish.com

This privacy policy outlines the type of personal information that may be received and collected by The Original Dish while you are using www.theoriginaldish.com, and how that information may be used.

The Original Dish may occasionally change this policy by updating this page. Please occasionally check this page for any updates to ensure you are satisfied with any changes. This privacy policy is effective 5/21/19.

What Information We Collect

We may collect personal information from you such as your name, personal website, or email address. This type of information may be voluntarily submitted by leaving a comment, subscribing to an email list, or submitting a contact form.

From time to time, we may collect anonymous data, which does not identify you alone. The main source of anonymous data is collected in the form of analytics.

How Your Information May Be Used

We may use the information collected in the following ways:

  • To operate and maintain The Original Dish;
  • To send you promotional information, such as recent blog posts or newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out to future mailings;
  • To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
  • To respond to your comments or inquiries;
  • To provide you with user support;
  • To track and measure advertising on The Original Dish;
  • To improve our products and services;
  • To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.

Third Party Use of Personal Information

The Original Dish currently uses the following third-party service providers:

Google Analytics – this service tracks www.theoriginaldish.com usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on The Original Dish. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.

Mail Chimp – this service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications. Please refer to Mail Chimp’s Privacy Policy for further information.

Cookies

We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your web browser by The Original Dish.

We use cookies to track visitor behavior and identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. 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.

Advertising

Display Ads – We may use third-party advertising companies to serve content and advertisements when you visit The Original Dish, which may use cookies, as noted above.

Retargeting Ads – From time to time, The Original Dish may engage in remarketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, in order to market The Original Dish. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to The Original Dish.

Affiliate Program Participation – The Original Dish may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into www.theoriginaldish.com. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.

The Original Dish is a participant of RewardStyle and Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to RewardStyle and Amazon.com affiliate partners. As part of these programs, The Original Dish will post customized links, provided by RewardStyle and Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. These programs utilize cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

Newsletters – On The Original Dish, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used 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 The Original Dish to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.

Rights Related to Your Personal Information

Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails.

Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to kayla@theoriginaldish.com.

Amend – You may contact us at kayla@theoriginaldish.com to amend or update your personal information.

Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to kayla@theoriginaldish.com.

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.

Sensitive Personal Information

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to The Original Dish. This includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

Links to Other Websites

The Original Dish 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 should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Contact Information

Please contact kayla@theoriginaldish.com at any time if you have questions or concerns related to this Privacy Policy.

Privacy Policy last updated May 21, 2019.