Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for gomessy-or-gohungry.com (“the website”)

The privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy outlines the type of personal information that is received and collected by Go Messy or Go Hungry (“GMGH”) and how it is used and shared.

This policy is effective from February 17, 2019.

What we collect & how we use it

  • Information you voluntarily submit: We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.
  • Information we collect from others: We may receive information about you from other sources. For example, if you use a third-party software through the site, they may transfer information to us for fulfillment.
  • Automatically collected information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the website. For example, when you use the website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the website, such as links clicked.
  • Cookies: We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the website.

Different ways we collect information are detailed below. We reserve the right to change this list in our sole discretion.

Cookies

We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on GMGH.

We use cookies on the website to track visitor behavior. You may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular internet browsers.

Please note that blocking cookies may have a negative impact on the functions of many websites, including ours. Some features of the website may cease to be available to you.

If you would like to find out more about cookies you can visit http://www.aboutcookies.org.

Types of Cookies Used:

Interest-based advertising – Some of our advertisers occasionally serve you cookies. 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.publishers.healthyads.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 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. For more information about the Healthy Ads privacy policy, see http://www.publishers.healthyads.com/about/privacy-policy

Retargeting Ads – From time to time, GMGH may engage in re-marketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, in order to market the website. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the website.

Google Analytics – We use Google Analytics to understand how the website is being used in order to improve your experience. User data is anonymous and IP addresses are automatically made anonymous by google analytics as it is implemented on GMGH.

Google Remarketing — Google uses these cookies to show relevant adverts to users who have previously visited our website, as they browse other websites. You can opt-out from Google’s remarketing program, by changing your Google Ad Settings.

Facebook – GMGH may participate in advertising on Facebook. Cookies and pixels are used to understand and deliver ads and make them more relevant to you. We may also use a cookie to learn whether someone who saw an ad on Facebook later visited our website.

Affiliate Marketing – GMGH may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.

GMGH is a participant of FODShop affiliate marketing program, a sales based program which enables GMGH to make a commission on FODShop products. As part of these programs, GMGH may post customized links, provided by FODShop, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

Newsletters – On the website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. This also allows the us to adapt the content of future newsletters to your interests. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.

At the bottom of every newsletter will be an easy way to opt-out. I hate spam as much as you and have no intention of filling up inboxes with unwanted messages.

Third-party use of personal information

None of your contact information (Name, email address, website) will be shared with third parties. GMGH may use your e-mail address in the future to contact you regarding the site if you have opted in to received communication however, an opt-out will always be provided. Your name and website may be displayed on the site if you post a comment on a blog post.

Your rights regarding your data

Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails.

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.

Sensitive personal information

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the website. This includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

Contact

At any time, please contact us at [email protected] for questions related to this Privacy Policy.

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