PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy sets out how Dietitian’s Life uses and protects any information in accordance with the General Data Protection Rules (GDPR) that you give while using www.dietitianslife.com

Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Dietitian’s Life may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 18th May 2018.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • contact information including email address (if you sign up to the mailing list or contact ourselves)
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences, and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

Information is gathered on this site if you supply an email address (either via the newsletter sign up or if you contact us directly). We have Goole Analytics installed which collects data on your demographics and preferences and we have Gourmet Ads installed which collects information (from cookies see below). We have set Goole Analytics to retain your information for 26months after the last contact with the site and then the information will be deleted automatically. Google Analytics and Gourmet ads are GDPR compliant.

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • If you have joined the mailing list we will send you new post newsletters.
  • If you have joined the mailing list we may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Emailing list

When you sign up for our newsletter, you will be asked to give your consent by activating the link to subscribe to the mailing list via an email to your email account. We then hold your email address on a list within our mail provider (MailPoet who are GDPR compliant). You will get an email every time we publish a new post on the blog. Occasionally we might send you an email with events or information that may be of interest to you. Mail poet tracks if you have opened the email and if you have clicked through to the blog post. You have the right to be removed from the email list by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email or emailing info@dietitianslife.com and asking to be removed. We will not sell, distribute or lease your email address to anyone else without your permission. If you sign up to our email list but do not authorise via the 2nd step email, we will delete your email address after 3 months.

Contact via the contact page and email

If you contact us via the contact page or email, we will keep your email for one year at the most. If you want us to delete your email address before this time, then please email info@dietitianslife.com and it will be deleted. We will not use your email address to anything else.

Comments

When you leave a comment on a post only your name is shown. To add a comment you have to add your email address to verify. We do not do anything with your email address. If you want to be added to our mailing list you can tick the box and subscribe. Your first comment will need to be approved by us, your following comments will go straight to the post. If your comment is offensive or we believe not suitable for our readers, then we will delete it.

Social Media contact

Any contact I receive on social media is also handled securely and confidentially. I will delete any social media messages upon request from the individual concerned or which contains sensitive personal information which is no longer necessary to retain.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

This blog is hosted by Heart Internet. We ensure our site is secure and we have an SSL certificate installed for security.

How we use 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 analyse 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.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse 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.

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.

Advertising

Some of our advertisers occasionally serve you cookies as well. We do not have control over cookies placed by advertisers. We may use advertising service vendors to help present advertisements on the website, one of which is http://www.gourmetads.com. These 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 to 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, not ours, and Service Provider disclaims all liability in connection therewith.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. 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. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. 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.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

Opt-Out

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact Louise Robertson, info@dietitianslife.com .

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

If you would like your data to be withdrawn and request to be deleted from our files, then please contact Louise Robertson, on info@dietitianslife.com. You have the right to withdraw consent.
Should you have any queries in relation to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) here are the contact details of our Data Controller:
Name: Louise Robertson
Email: info@dietitianslife.com

For information about opting out of Gourmet Ads and ad serving partners please visit http://www.gourmetads.com/about/privacy-policy

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

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