Privacy Statement

Who we are

Our website address is: HTTP:

https://hotfruit.org

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site 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

Information submitted through a contact form will be submitted to a secure email address hello@hotfruit.org. This information can be deleted upon request at any time. This information is not shared with any third party or used in third party marketing material.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site 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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.

HOTFRUIT and its partners may use cookies and other tracking technologies such as pixels and web beacons on the Services to administer the Services, track your movements around the Services, analyze trends, serve targeted advertisements, and gather demographic information. You can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. Our third-party partners may use cookies or other tracking technologies to provide you advertising on other sites based upon your browsing activities and interests. If you want to opt-out of interest-based advertising, please visit email hello@hotfruit.org

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

Hotfruit.org currently uses Google Analytics which anonymizes your data and is fully GDPR compliant.

We do not collect your individual data for our Analytics.

Who we share your data with

We may disclose, and you consent to our disclosing of, your Personal Data to:

i. Service Providers and others who help with our business operations and assist in the delivery of our products and services including, but not limited to, application development, site hosting, maintenance, data analysis, infrastructure provision, IT services, customer service, email delivery services, payment processing, marketing, analytics, and enforcement of our Terms of Service Agreement and other agreements;

ii. Third parties in the event of a reorganization, merger, sale, debt financing of assets, joint venture, assignment, transfer, or other disposition of all or any portion of our business or assets (including in connection with any insolvency, bankruptcy, receivership, or similar proceeding);

iii. A HOTFRUIT subsidiary, affiliate, or business partner;

iv. Other users of the site to identify you to anyone to whom you send messages or make comments through the Services;

v. Persons or entities with whom you consent to have your Personal Data shared;

vi. Third parties in order to prevent damage to our property (tangible and intangible), for safety reasons, or to collect amounts owed to us;

vii. Merchants and payment processors; and

viii. Third parties as we believe necessary or appropriate, in any manner permitted under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence to: comply with legal process; respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; enforce our Terms of Service Agreement and other agreements; protect our operations; protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you, or others; and allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.   

We will never sell, rent, or lease your Personal Data to a third party.

The Services may contain links to third-party websites that are not owned or controlled by HOTFRUIT. HOTFRUIT has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites. In addition, HOTFRUIT will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By using the Services, you expressly relieve HOTFRUIT from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website.

Our Services are not directed to persons under the age of 18. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us at HELLO@HOTFRUIT.ORG. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18. If we become aware that a child under the age of 18 has provided us with personal information, we take steps to remove such information. By using the Services, you are representing to us that you are not under the age of 18. 

By using the Services, you consent to receive electronic communications from HOTFRUIT. These communications will include notices about recipes, promotions, and information concerning or related to the Services and/or HOTFRUIT products and services. You agree that any notice, agreement, disclosure or other communication that we send to you electronically will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including that such communications be in writing.

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.

Your contact information

Your contact information if submitted to our website, our partners and service providers policy :

ConvertKit:

‘Customers may import into the Services Personal Data they have collected from their Subscribers or other individuals. We have no direct relationship with Customers’ Subscribers or any individuals other than our Customers. Customers are responsible for making sure they have the necessary permissions for us to collect, store, and process Personal Data about Subscribers or other individuals.

A Subscriber should unsubscribe directly from a Customer’s newsletter or contact the Customer directly to change, update, or delete the Subscriber’s data. If a Subscriber contacts us, we will refer you to that Customer and support them in responding to your request if necessary’.

Additional information

How we protect your data

WordPress, Bluehost and ConvertKit are service providers that HOTFRUIT currently use. If forms or emails are submitted to hello@hotfruit.org this email address is also hosted by Bluehost.

What data breach procedures we have in place

Any data breaches the DPC will be notified within 72 hours of discovery.

This is what we will report : 

  1. Situational analysis: Provide as much context as possible, including the initial damage (what happened), how it affected your organisation (what went wrong) and what caused it (how it happened). 
  2. Assessment of affected data: Ascertain the categories of personal data and the number of records concerned. 
  3. Description of the impact: Describe the consequences of the breach for affected parties. This will depend on the information that was compromised. 
  4. Report on staff training and awareness: If the breach was a result of human error, did the employee(s) involved receive data protection training in the past two years? Provide details of your staff awareness training programme. 
  5. Preventive measures and actions: What measures did you have in place before the breach to prevent incidents like this from occurring? What steps have you taken, or plan to take, to mitigate the damage? 
  6. Oversight: Provide the contact details of your DPO (data protection officer) or the person responsible for data protection.

What third parties we receive data from

We receive no data from third parties other than analytics information discuss above.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

We have no automated decision making or profiling.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

All of the recipes, information, and opinions displayed or communicated on or through HOTFRUIT.ORG or hello@hotfruit.org are our own company opinions and are for entertainment purposes only.

At HORFRUIT we strive to provide correct and balanced information, recipes, and ideas. We do this with the best intentions. We make every effort to stay compliant with GDPR and up to date with any changes that may occur.

Many thanks for your continued support and happy cooking xxx

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