Who we are
Our website address is: https://caitrionacooks.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form so we can display the comments after moderation. All comments are moderated before they display on our site.
In our contact form we ask for Name and Email address. The email address is necessary to allow us to reply to you. We will never use it for marketing purposes and will keep submissions for 90 days.
Some cookies will be set to improve your browsing experience and for analytics purposes.
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.
We use StatCounter and Google Analytics for analytics. This allows us to understand our users better and what content is of interest to them. We use this data to improve our website and make it more relevant to our users.
- Time and date of visit (this can help us to identify and plan for busy periods on our website)
- IP address (this can help us see what cities people access our site from and what providers they use)
- Browser and Operating System (this can help us to make sure that our website functions correctly in the browsers/operating systems used to access our site)
- Device Information e.g. device type and screen size (this can help us to make sure that our website functions correctly in the devices used to access our site)
- Referring Data e.g. a search engine link (this can help us to understand which search engines are helping visitors to find our website)
- Landing Page and Exit Pages (this can help us to understand what pages are popular)
Furthermore, when you visit our website a cookie (called “is_unique”) may be placed in your browser. This cookie is used only to determine whether you are a first-time or returning visitor and to estimate unique visits to the site.
You can opt out from StatCounter here
You can out of Google Analytics by installing a browser add-on.
You can read the privacy statements for StatCounter and Google Analytics.
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 you click on one of these links and purchase an item I get paid a small fee.
How long we retain your data
We store contact form submissions for 90 days and analytics records for 14 months.
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.
What rights you have over your data
If you have left comments on this site, 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.
Your contact information
You can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org