Who we are:
Kitchengs is mainly a smart kitchen guide that intends to help people find the right kitchen tools, We also offer guides for tools like juicers. We do this via detailed and wear-tested reviews, curated buyer’s guides, and personalized advice through email or discussions in the comments section.
Any questions, concerns, or requests for erasure of personal data should be directed to [email protected]
What personal data does Kitchengs collect, and we do we collect it:
The extent of your personal data will depend on your level of interaction with Kitchengs.com.
Cookies: If you’re visiting the website, cookies (software tokens) will be placed on your browser unless you choose to disable cookies.
Cookies are used for analytics and advertising purposes. For example, an analytics cookie helps us understand the usage pattern of the readers. This covers areas such as analyzing which content is more popular, estimated demographics, the device used to access Kitchengs, and which geographic location (country/city) the readers are from. This additional information allows Kitchengs to offer more relevant content to our users.
Kitchengs has advertising relationships with various third-party partners who place an advertising cookie on your browser. Broadly, advertising cookies serve two purposes.
In the case of certain advertisers, Kitchengs earns fees or commissions by referring readers to third-party retailers. This is related to the commercial links which are a part of Kitchengs’s content. Advertising cookies help track purchases and credit Kitchengs with referral fees on eligible purchases.
HOW LONG DO WE RETAIN YOUR DATA?
Comments: If you choose to participate in discussions in the comments section of the website, then details like the content of the comment, your email, and IP address will be retained. The email address helps send updates related to the discussions involving the reader’s comment. In certain cases, the user might voluntarily opt for regular updates to the comment thread. Retention of IP addresses helps us moderate user-generated content.
The information contained in the comments will be stored on Kitchengs’s servers. We do not use the comments for any purpose other than bettering our reviews or responding to the user.
User-submitted reviews: Users may send Kitchengs their personal review. The content of the review will be stored along with the IP address. The name, email, and media (images, etc) are optional fields, but we will retain it if provided.
The information contained in the reviews will be stored on Kitchengs’s servers. We do not use the review for any purpose other than improving our content or responding to the user.
Emails: Users can get in touch with Kitchengs through the email ([email protected]) mentioned on the website. In such cases, we keep a record of the email from where the correspondence was sent. We do not use this detail for marketing purposes in any manner. Providing Kitchengs with email addresses does not lead to automatic enrollment in newsletters.
Newsletters: Kitchengs allows users to subscribe to a periodical newsletter that sends updates on newly published content. The newsletter follows a double opt-in process.
The user first submits their email address in the box provided on the website and is subsequently asked to reconfirm a subscription link sent to the mentioned email address.
Embedded content from other websites: Some of our content features media (such as Youtube videos) from third-party sources. Embedded content behaves in the same way as the user has visited the other website.
WHAT RIGHTS DO 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 DO WE SEND YOUR DATA?
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
WHEN DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, leave a comment, subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form or enter information on our site.
HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
To improve our website in order to better serve you.
To send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.
WE USE REGULAR MALWARE SCANNING.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
SECTION 2 – CONSENT
HOW DO YOU GET MY CONSENT?
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
HOW DO I WITHDRAW MY CONSENT?
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may be withdrawing your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use, or disclosure of your information, at any time, by contacting us at [email protected]
SECTION 3 – DISCLOSURE
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.
SECTION 4 – THIRD-PARTY SERVICES
In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.
However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.
Amazon: 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. Kitchengs .com is also a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk
Amazon collects automatic information about our visitors by placing cookies on the visitor’s browser. Some examples of data collected by Amazon are illustrated below.
To control your advertising preferences on Amazon, please visit this link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/dra/info/ref=hp_468496_advertisingpref2
For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.
In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, www.google.com (“Google Analytics” or “Google”). Google Analytics employs cookies that are stored on your computer in order to facilitate an analysis of your use of the site. The information generated by these cookies, such as time, place, and frequency of your visits to our site, including your IP address, is transmitted to Google’s location in the US and stored there.
In using Google Analytics our website employs the extension “anonymizeIp”. In doing so, Google abbreviates and thereby anonymizes your IP address before transferring it from EU/EEA member states.
Google uses this information to analyze your use of our site, to compile reports for us on internet activity, and to provide other services relating to our website.
Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process this data on Google’s behalf. Google states that it will never associate your IP address with other data held by Google.
Google Analytics also offers a deactivation add-on for most current browsers that provides you with more control over what data Google can collect on websites you access.
Google Analytics also uses electronic images known as web beacons (sometimes called single-pixel gifs) and are used along with cookies to compile aggregated statistics to analyze how our site is used.
You can find additional information on how to install the browser add-on referenced above at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
For the cases in which personal data is transferred to the US, Google has self-certified pursuant to the EU-US Privacy Shield (https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework).
GOOGLE TAG MANAGER (GTM)
Tags are small code elements that, among other things, are used to measure traffic and visitor behavior: to understand the effect of online advertising and social channels; to set up remarketing and orientation towards target groups; and to test and optimize websites.
FACEBOOK CONVERSION PIXELS
We use the “Custom Audience pixel” of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”) on our website. With its help, we can keep track of what users do after they see or click on a Facebook advertisement.
This enables us to monitor the effectiveness of Facebook ads for purposes of statistics and market research. Data collected in this way is anonymous to us, which means we cannot see the personal data of individual users. However, this data is saved and processed by Facebook.
Facebook can connect this data with your Facebook account and use it for its own advertising purposes, in accordance with Facebook’s Data Policy which can be found at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. You can allow Facebook and its partners to place ads on and outside of Facebook. A cookie can also be saved on your device for these purposes.
Please click here if you would like to withdraw your consent https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads#_=_
When you click on links on our store, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements. For affiliate links and promotions, please read “Section 12 – Amazon Affiliate Disclosure”.
SECTION 5 – SECURITY
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed.
If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with AES-256 encryption.
Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.
SECTION 6 – 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.
Here is a list of cookies that we use. We’ve listed them here so that you can choose if you want to opt out of cookies or not.
_session_id, unique token, sessional, Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).
_shopify_visit, no data held, Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, Used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits _shopify_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer.
cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks, Stores information about the contents of your cart.
_secure_session_id, unique token, sessional storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.
SECTION 7 – 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.
SECTION 8 – 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.
SECTION 9 – AGE OF CONSENT
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.
SECTION 11– AMAZON AFFILIATE DISCLOSURE
Kitchengs.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon properties including, but not limited to, amazon.com, endless.com, myhabit.com, smallparts.com, or amazonwireless.com.
SECTION 12 – FDA DISCLAIMER
The advice & statements on this blog have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA). Any information on this blog is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
We are not responsible if information made available on this site is not accurate, complete, or current. The material on this site is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary, more accurate, more complete, or more timely sources of information. Any reliance on the material on this site is at your own risk.
This site may contain certain historical information. Historical information, necessarily, is not current and is provided for your reference only. We reserve the right to modify the contents of this site at any time, but we have no obligation to update any information on our site. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to our site.
Right to your data, erasure of personal data:
Cookies are not stored on Kitchengs ’s servers. For access to other data provided by you to Kitchengs through means such as email consent, comments, or review submissions, you have the right to request a copy of your data. You also have the right to the erasure of your personal data.
For data requests (data as defined in the paragraph above), please write to [email protected]
For data erasure requests (data as defined in the paragraph above), please write to [email protected]
All requests will be processed within a period of thirty (30) calendar days, provided that the initial request contains the complete details required for data access or erasure.
If you have opted into receiving Kitchengs newsletters, you can opt-out by clicking on the ‘unsubscribe’ link in the newsletter. We delete unsubscribed users once every thirty (30) days. In such cases, the email address of the user is permanently deleted.
The security or protection of your data:
Data transmission from and through Kitchengs.com is protected by an SSL (Secure Socket Layer) connection. Kitchengs possesses a valid domain SSL certificate that encrypts the data which you submit to Kitchengs.
All data is securely stored on Kitchengs’s servers and is protected by multiple layers of firewall and encrypted passwords. We have taken adequate safeguards to protect your personal data.
Any instance of a high-risk data breach will be notified to all affected users within 72 hours of the occurrence.
StresFreeFeet might get visitors of the third-party vendors and ad networks serving ads. The website might collect, use, store, and disclose browser data collected from visitors, including, where applicable, that third parties (including Social Media websites, Google, and other advertisers) may serve content and advertisements, collect personally unidentifiable information directly from visitors, and place or recognize cookies on visitors’ browsers
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.
If the visitor does not want this information collected and used by us for the disclosed internal purposes, the visitor is given an opportunity to ‘opt-out.’ Our visitors need to recognize, however, that under certain circumstances, if they select to ‘opt-out’ they may not be eligible for certain activities for which the personally identifiable information is needed. (For example, if a contest participant elects to ‘opt-out’ on permitting us to collect and use their personal information, we cannot contact them if they win without using such information.)
From time to time, Kitchengs.com may update this privacy notice. We will notify you about material changes in the way we treat personally identifiable information by placing a notice on our site. We encourage you to periodically check back and review this policy so that you always will know what information we collect, how we use it, and to whom we disclose it. Your continued use of the Kitchengs.com website following the posting of any changes to these terms shall mean that you have accepted those changes.
Updated: December 12th, 2021
QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at [email protected]