Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last modified on April 10, 2018. Southern Bite (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates https://www.southernbite.com (the “Site”). The owner of the site is Stacey Little. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site. We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

PRIVACY POLICY OF SOUTHERNBITE.COM
I deeply care about you and your privacy. I am wary of your personal information, your interactions with me on and off the blog. Your privacy is really important to me and I always keep it in mind whenever the question of privacy and securing that information comes up. Below outlines what is received and logged when you visit www.southernbite.com and how it is used. If you have any questions about the policy below, feel free to contact me at info@southernbite.com.I will be updating this page from time to time with modified date at the top. You should check this page to ensure that you are up-to-date with the latest policy.PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

We may collect personally identifiable information from users in a variety of ways in connection with activities, services, features, or resources we make available on this site including, but not limited to, email newsletters, contests/giveaways, and the Just A Pinch Food Group Recipe Box. Where applicable, users may be asked for a name, email address, and other personally identifiable information. This is collected from users only if they submit such information voluntarily. Certain features and services, like the Just A Pinch Food Group Recipe Box, may offer the user the ability to opt-in to services provided by third-party websites. It is the user’s responsibility to review the policies of any third-party websites before opting-in to their services. This privacy policy does not cover the use of information collected by these third party websites. Users can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information with the knowledge that it may prevent them from engaging in certain site activities or features.LOGS
Our log files on our secure servers store all visitors to the site, their IP address and comments. None of this can identify you directly. You can choose to use your email and identify yourself in the comments which stays in our database as comment to the post.

Based on above logs we may collect the following information:

  • contact information including email address
  • location information
  • other information relevant to giveaway and offers

We use this information to improve the content of the blog as well as understand the pattern of visits and users on the site.

COOKIES
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. 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. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ is an excellent resource to understand this more. Here is an excerpt from the site and also a link on how to disable cookies.

Also known as browser cookies or tracking cookies, cookies are small, often encrypted text files, located in browser directories. They are used by web developers to help users navigate their websites efficiently and perform certain functions. Due to their core role of enhancing/enabling usability or site processes, disabling cookies may prevent users from using certain websites.

ANALYTICS
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Cookies used by Google analytics in particular is really important for us to understand our visitors on the site. We use it to measure traffic at different times and places in the world. Here is more information from their Google.

From: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245

Google Analytics mainly uses first-party cookies to report on user interactions on your website. These cookies are used to store non-personally identifiable information. Browsers do not share first-party cookies across domains.

For customers who use Google Analytics Advertising Features, Google advertising cookies are used to enable features, such as Remarketing, for products like AdWords on the Google Display Network. For more information about how Google uses advertising cookies, visit the Google Advertising Privacy FAQ. To manage settings for these cookies and opt-out of these features, visit the Ads Settings.

ADVERTISING
Our advertisers may also use similar means to track such visits. Privacy policy of the networks being used are below where you should be able to find more information.

http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

https://www.justapinch.com/legal/privacy

These Ad vendors may use cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies to serve you advertisements tailored to interests you have shown by browsing on this and other sites you have visited, to determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before and to avoid sending you duplicate advertisements. In doing so, these vendors may collect non-personal data such as your browser type, your operating system, Web pages visited, time of visits, content viewed, ads viewed, and other clickstream data. The use of cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies by these advertising service vendors is subject to their own privacy policies. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.

You should go through the individual privacy policy and make sure you understand how you can disable cookies if required.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Content on our site contain links to other websites such as other bloggers, affiliates such as Amazon or other media sites such as YouTube. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us.
  • If you want us to delete your email address from our servers, you may do so at any time by contacting us.
  • Understand how can you accept, reject of disable cookies on individual sites.
  • Delete existing cookies from your computer.

We do not sell, rent, trade, or otherwise share personal information we have unless we have prior consent or we are required by the law.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

Our Site does not address anyone under the age of 13 (“Children”). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we discover that a Children under 13 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our servers immediately.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICYY
Southern Bite may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Site. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.
Additional Disclosures

Southern Bite Terms and Conditions Disclosure (“Agreement”)

This Agreement was last modified on February 23, 2018.
Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Agreement”, “Terms and Conditions”) carefully before using https://www.southernbite.com (“the Site”) operated by Southern Bite (“us”, “we”, or “our”). This Agreement sets forth the legally binding terms and conditions for your use of the Site at https://www.southernbite.com. By accessing or using the Site in any manner, including, but not limited to, visiting or browsing the Site or contributing content or other materials to the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Capitalized terms are defined in this Agreement.
Intellectual Property:
The Site and its original content, features and functionality are owned by Southern Bite and are protected by international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.
Termination:
We may terminate your access to the Site, without cause or notice, which may result in the forfeiture and destruction of all information associated with you. All provisions of this Agreement that by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity, and limitations of liability.
Links To Other Sites:
Our Site may contain links to third-party sites that are not owned or controlled by Southern Bite. Southern Bite has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party sites or services. We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of any third-party site that you visit.
Limited License:
Southern Bite grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited license to use the Site in accordance with this Agreement.
Limitation Of Liability:
In no event shall Southern Bite, nor its directors, employees, partners, agents, suppliers, or affiliates, be liable for damages, direct or consequential, resulting from your use of the Site, and you agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless from any claims, losses, liability costs and expenses, including but not limited to attorney’s fees, arising from your violation of any third-party’s rights.
Warranty Disclaimer:
Your use of this site, SouthernBite.com, is at your sole risk. This site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. This site is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or course of performance.
Southern Bite, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and its licensors do not warrant that a) the Site will function uninterrupted, secure or available at any particular time or location; b) any errors or defects will be corrected; c) the Site is free of viruses or other harmful components; or d) the results of using the Site will meet your requirements.
Nutritional Information:
Southern Bite is not responsible for nutritional information. Calorie information may be given but is a very rough approximation. Based on what ingredients are specifically used to re-create each recipe, the caloric outcome and other nutritional values will vary greatly. Consult your nutritionist and doctor for specific dietary guidelines and specific nutritional information.
Governing Law:
This Agreement (and any further rules, polices, or guidelines incorporated by reference) shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Alabama, United States, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.
Changes To This Agreement:
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms and Conditions by posting the updated terms on the Site. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms and Conditions.
Please review this Agreement periodically for changes. If you do not agree to any of this Agreement or any changes to this Agreement, do not use, access or continue to access the Site or discontinue any use of the Site immediately.

CONTACT
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact:
Stacey Little
info@southernbite.com