If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy notice or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us at [email protected].
What information do we collect and how is it used?
We may collect basic user profile information from all of our Visitors. We collect the following additional information from our Visitors when voluntarily submitted to the Site in comment forms, contact forms, and other Services: the name and email address of the Visitor.
We automatically collect certain information about the Visitor and the device with which you access the Site. Borrowed Bites collects the IP addresses, ISPs, and browser types to analyze trends, administer the Site, track a user's movement and use, and gather broad demographic information.
What organizations are collecting the information?
Google Analytics (Google LLC) - Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google LLC. Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
Personal data processed: Cookies, Usage Data
Mailerlite - This service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposed of delivering such communications. If you wish to opt-out of this service, you may do so at the bottom of each email or by contacting us at [email protected].
We will never sell your personal information to a third-party service provider without your express consent except when required by law.
Mediavine - Mediavine is a display ad network and ad management system. Please see the Mediavine section below for more details.
How is Personally Identifiable Information used?
We may use Personally Identifiable Information to email Visitors about information related to the subject matter of the Site. We may also use Personally Identifiable Information to contact Visitors in response to specific inquiries, to provide requested information, to track and measure advertising on the Site, and to provide a better usability and service.
How is Personally Identifiable Information stored and kept secure?
Personally Identifiable Information collected by Borrowed Bites is securely stored and is not accessible to third parties or employees of Borrowed Bites except for use as indicated above. While we take commercially reasonable measures to maintain a secure site, electronic communications and databases are subject to errors, tampering, and break-ins, and we cannot guarantee or warrant that such events will not take place and we will not be liable to Visitors or Authorized Customers for any such occurrences.
What choices are available to visitors regarding their personal information?
Visitors may opt out of receiving unsolicited information from or being contacted by us and/or our affiliated agencies by responding to emails as instructed, or by emailing us at [email protected]. Visitors may also contact us to update Personally Identifiable Information about them or to correct any inaccuracies by emailing us at [email protected]
A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns.
Are cookies used on the site?
Cookies used by our third-party service providers
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)
The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The "help" feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.
The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:
- IP Address
- Operating System type
- Operating System version
- Device Type
- Language of the website
- Web browser type
- Email (in hashed form)
Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.
If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.
Borrowed Bites is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by linking to amazon.com and affiliated sites. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases.
Your rights as a visitor
These are summarized rights that you have under data protection law:
- The right to access - You have the right to ask for copies of your personal information provided to us.
- The right to rectification - You have the right to tell us to correct the personal information that you believe needs correction. You also have the right to complete the information you believe is incomplete.
- The right to erase - You have the right to ask us to erase all your personal data at any time.
- The right to object - You have the right to object to our organization's processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
- The right to data portability - You can anytime ask us to transfer your personal information to any other organization or directly to you, under certain conditions.
California privacy rights
If you are a California resident, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request information regarding the disclosure of your personal information by Borrowed Bites to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to [email protected].
If you are a California resident under the age of 18, and a registered user of any site where this policy is posted, California Business and Professions Code Section 22581 permits you to request and obtain removal of content or information you have publicly posted. To make such a request, please send an email with a detailed description of the specific content or information to. Please be aware that such a request does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information you have posted and that there may be circumstances in which the law does not require or allow removal even if requested.
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