Privacy Policy

Who we are

This privacy policy sets out how M and Bee Blog (M and Bee Blog or M & Bee Blog) collects and protects any personally identifiable information we may gather when you visit https://mandbee.com (M and Bee Blog or M & Bee Blog). This policy refers only to this website, and does not cover any website you may visit by clicking on a link on M and Bee Blog.

Our website address is: https://mandbee.com.

For purposes of this Agreement, “Service” refers to the Company’s service which can be accessed via our website at [https://mandbee.com] in which users can visit, read, and use the information provided by the Company. The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to the Company. “You” refers to you, as a user of Service. By accepting our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use you consent to our collection, storage, use, and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Submitted information: Information you submit to this website, including personal data, such as name, email address, personal account preferences; transactional data, such as purchase information; and technical data, such as information about cookies.

By default WordPress does not collect any personal data about visitors, and only collects the data shown on the User Profile screen from registered users.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site M and Bee Blog we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Source: Contact Form 7

We use the Contact Form 7 plugin to manage contact form submissions. 

Rock Lobster, LLC., the developer of Contact Form 7, with the default configuration, this plugin, in itself, does not: track users by stealth; write any user personal data to the database; send any data to external servers; use cookies.

When submitting information to our Contact Form, your name and email is captured, and sent as an email message. We keep contact form submissions for a certain period for customer service purposes, but you do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. If you leave a comment on our site M and Bee Blog you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

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.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Google Analytics: this service is used to track the usage of this website and provides information such as page views, referring websites, and time spent on the site. No personal information is collected.

Who we share your data with

Third party service providers: We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share the information.

This website uses third-party service providers to manage various aspects of the website.  Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies, which can be found on their websites.

This website currently uses the following third-party services:

Source: WP Recipe Maker

Bootstrapped Ventures, the developer of WP Recipe Maker, does not have access to any of the data collected by the plugin. This is all stored in your local database and not communicated back to us. Take note of the following topics for your own privacy policy.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When comment ratings are enabled we store the rating a user has given to a recipe along with the personal data WordPress core stores.

Cookies

When user ratings are enabled we store a WPRM_User_Voted_%recipe% cookie (with %recipe% the ID of the recipe) that contains the rating this user has given to a particular recipe. This cookie is used as (one of the) measures to prevent rating spam.

IP Address

When user ratings are enabled we store the IP address upon voting. This is used as (one of the) measures to prevent rating spam.

Their own manually input information

With the Recipe Submission feature personal data can be collected, depending on the fields that were added to the form. This can include the user email and name. When using the reCAPTCHA feature you will be agreeing to their terms of use and privacy policy.

How long we retain your data

Our cookies are stored for 30 days. User submitted data is stored indefinitely in the local database.

Source: MailChimp

This websites email subscription service. The name and email address you use to sign up to receive email is stored for the purpose of sending future emails.  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.

At this time, no other third-party applications are used. This list may be amended at a future date at the owners discretion.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

California privacy rights

In addition to the rights as explained in this Privacy Policy, California residents who provide Personal Information (as defined in the statute) to obtain products or services for personal, family, or household use are entitled to request and obtain from us, once a calendar year, information about the Personal Information we shared, if any, with other businesses for marketing uses. If applicable, this information would include the categories of Personal Information and the names and addresses of those businesses with which we shared such personal information for the immediately prior calendar year (e.g., requests made in the current year will receive information about the prior year). To obtain this information please contact us.

Additional information

How we protect your data

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.

Sensitive Personal Information: At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website. 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 Privacy.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on May 24, 2020. We encourage you to periodically check the Site and this privacy page for updates.

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, feel free to contact us by info.mandbee@gmail.com

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