What personal information is collected from the people that visit this website?
You may be asked for your email address to help you with your experience.
When is this information collected?
Your email address is requested when you register for the blog or subscribe to the newsletter.
How is your information used?
The information may be used in the following ways:
• To send the newsletter.
• To follow up after you post on the blog.
How is your information protected?
This website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to the site as safe as possible. Malware scanning is done regularly.
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.
A variety of security measures are implemented when you enter, submit, or access your information to maintain the safety of your personal information. All transactions for products and services are processed through third-party services and are not stored or processed on the The Veggie Table server.
Does The Veggie Table use ‘cookies’?
• Keep track of advertisements.
• Keep track of your log-in state.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you disable cookies, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly.
The Veggie Table does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist in operating this website or serving users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. The Veggie Table may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
The Veggie Table includes or offers third-party products and services on the website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. The Veggie Table therefore has no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, The Veggie Table seeks to protect the integrity of the site and welcomes any feedback about these sites.
The Veggie Table, along with third-party vendors such as Google, uses first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to the website.
You can opt out of customized ads by visiting Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
In accordance with CalOPPA, The Veggie Table agrees to the following:
• Users can visit this site anonymously.
• You can change your personal information by logging in to your account.
How does the site handle Do Not Track signals?
The Veggie Table honors Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does The Veggie Table allow third-party behavioral tracking?
Yes. What does this mean?
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
• The Veggie Table does not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
• The Veggie Table does not let third parties, including ad networks or plug-ins, collect PII from children under 13.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In accordance with Fair Information Practices, should a data breach occur The Veggie Table will notify you via email within 7 business days.
The Veggie Table also agrees to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
The Veggie Table collects your email address in order to:
• Send the newsletter.
• Respond to questions, comments, and requests.
In accordance with CANSPAM, The Veggie Table agrees to the following:
• Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
• Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
• Include the physical address of the business or site headquarters.
• Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
• Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and The Veggie Table will promptly remove you from all correspondence.
Laura K. Lawless
8345 NW 66th St., #4739
Miami, FL 33166 USA
lkl AT theveggietable DOT com
Last Edited on 19 December 2019