Last updated: 25 June 2022

Who we are

The website address is: https://foodguide.se.
This website is run by food writer Pierre Orsander. Read more about the site here.

What data we collect and why

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.

Cookies

When you visit our site, a cookie may be set in your browser by Google, part of Alphabet Inc, to be able provide analytics through Google Analytics to us.

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 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.

Analytics

We use Google Analytics to understand how the page is used and what content visitors find most interesting. This is added in order to regularly improve the user experience and content for visitors.

Newsletter

We offer a newsletter which you can sign up on to receive news related to our site. This newsletter is offered through the service Mailchimp, part of Intuit, which is a third party provider offering a newsletter software.

By signing up to our newsletter, you agree that we will collect your sent in details and process them in our third-party tool (Mailchimp) in order to be able to send you those emails. We will never share this information with another third party except Mailchimp without your consent.

If you wish to unsubscribe from our newsletter, click the unsubscribe link in the email you have received from us or go to this page get it manually removed by filling in your registered email adress in the form.

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.

Your data

Who we share your data with

Google (Alphabet Inc.)
We share visitor information with Google, part of Alphabet Inc, to be able to analyze how the website is used using the service Google Analytics. Read up on their privacy policy here.

Opt-out from Google Analytics

Mailchimp (Intuit)
If you subscribe to our newsletter, your provided data is sent to our newsletter provider service Mailchimp, part of Intuit, in order to be able to send you newsletter by email. Read up on their privacy policy here.

Unsubscribe from our newsletter

You
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

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

In the event you subscribe to our newsletter, your provided contact details is sent to our newsletter service software, Mailchimp.

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

Contact information

For questions regarding integrity, get in touch with us through our contact page.

Additional information

How we protect your data

We keep your information safe by regularly making sure our publication platform is up to date.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the event of a data breach and any of your eventual information would have leaked, we will inform this through email.

What third parties we receive data from

We may receive data from embedded content on the page, such as the video platform YouTube and Vimeo and also through advertising partners and Google, part of Alphabet Inc. supplying Analytics software.

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