Privacy Policy

Last update: 07/05/2020

Who we are

The site https://www.solofood.fr (also called « Site ») is an idea of Dimitra Coutsoyannis (also called “Owner”, “she”, “we”); it is built, maintained and edited by the Owner as a personal blog.

Editor/Owner: Dimitra Coutsoyannis

Technical Administrator: Dimitra Coutsoyannis

This page explains the policy we apply in collecting, using and communicating personal data and/or usage data while you navigate and use the Site, but also the options and rights you have in accessing/modifying/processing these data.

This page is updated each time there is a change in these terms and contains all the new developments in terms of privacy policy applied to the Site.

Your data are collected by the Owner of the Site but it is also possible that she calls to third party service providers or other third parties to assure the proper functioning of the Site or its enhancement. These third parties will have access to your data only to perform these tasks and it’s forbidden to use and/or communicate them outside this context.

Nevertheless, it is the responsibility of the Site users to provide data that are true and concern them. If they do otherwise, they are the only responsible for the inaccuracy of the data provided as well as for damages they may cause. In such a context, the Owner will be able to cancel all relationship with these users because of these reasons.

Why we collect your data

Your data are used to enhance but also assure the proper functioning of the Site; moreover we use them to contact you if you have authorized us to do so. When using this Site, you consent to the collection and use of your data according to the policy described in this page. These data are in no case sold to third parties.

What data we collect and how

We collect Personal Data like:

  • Name,
  • email,
  • email,
  • web site (optional)

but also Site Usage Data like:

  • the IP address of your computer
  • the type of your browser
  • the version of your browser
  • the operating system you are using
  • the pages you have visited
  • the date and time of your visit
  • the time you spent at these pages
  • how did you arrive at our Site

We collect these data via:

  • comments you leave at the Site’s posts
  • your sign-up to our newsletter
  • the contact form proposed for contacting us
  • emails that you send us directly to our email address
  • your navigation to the various pages and posts of the Site
  • cookies

Furthermore, there are two scenarios where your data might be collected by third parties and this is done via:

  • embedded content from other site
  • links towards other sites starting from our Site

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the Site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Newsletter

Once you sign-up for our newsletter, you provide us with your email address where we can send you this communication or other announcements and thus you consent to our privacy policy as presented in this page. You are also asked to confirm your email address to validate your inscription and your consent.

You can at any time unsubscribe from our newsletter and no longer receive it or other communications from us.

Contact Form and emails

Once you contact us via the contact form of the Site or via direct emails we collect your name, your email and your message in order to be able to contact you and reply to your questions or other information requests.

Analytics

We use Google Analytics, an analytics service provided by Google, in order to analyze and follow-up traffic generated at our Site. Google uses these data to follow-up and monitor the usage of our Site. These data are shared with other Google services. Google can use these data to show relative ads in its own ads network. If you want to don’t want your activity on our Site to be shared with Google Analytis, you can install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. This add-on to your browser will stop the JavaScript code of Google Analytics from running and thus stop sharing your activity with this service. If you wish to have more precisions about the policy of Google in these matters, please visit their privacy policy.

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your device (computer or telephone or tablette) to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

You can ask your browser not to accept cookies or to alert you when a cookie is sent. Nevertheless, if you decline cookies you might not be able to use some services of the Site.

Embedded content from other sites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

This type of content is used to enrich our content and to offer you more relative content additionally to the one proposed on our Site. Nevertheless, we recommend you to examine the privacy policy of these sites because we have no control on them or to the collection of your data.

Links towards other sites

Our Site contains links towards other sites that we do not own. These links enrich our content and propose more relative content to you. Nevertheless, we recommend you to examine the privacy policy of these sites because we have no control on them or to the collection of your data.

Avec qui on partage ces données

We share the Usage Data with Google Analytics as mentioned in the “Analytics” section of this page.

Furthermore, the Site, including your Personal Data, is transferred to a third party service for daily backup that are deleted automatically after one month. This service is Dropbox and you can find its privacy policy here: https://www.dropbox.com/privacy

The Owner may be obliged to communicate your Personal Data to the police if required by law or if it is necessary to respond to valid requests from public authorities.

The Owner may also use this data to be able to fulfill its legal obligations, resolve conflicts and apply any agreements and / or policies.

How long we retain your data

The Owner will keep your Personal Data for the time necessary as mentioned in this privacy policy page. The Owner will keep and use the data for the time necessary to be able to fulfill its legal obligations, resolve conflicts and apply any agreements and / or policies.

Usage Data in Google Analytics are kept for 26 months.

Data protection rights by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you live in the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain rights in terms of data protection. If you wish to know what Personal Data is held by the Owner, please contact us.

Please also contact us to exercise your following rights:

  • Right to access your data
  • Right to rectify your data in order to correct information that you believe to be inaccurate or that you wish to complete
  • Right to delete your data under certain conditions
  • Right to restrict the processing of your data under certain conditions
  • Right to object to the processing of your data under certain conditions
  • Right to the portability of your data to another body or directly to you, under certain conditions

Please note that we may ask you to prove your identity before responding to these types of requests.

You also have the right to place a complaint with a data protection authority regarding our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact the data protection authority closest to you in the EEA.

We take the security of your data very seriously. However, you should not forget that no method of data transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Even if we use best practices to protect our Site and also your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee absolute security.

Contact Us

For any questions regarding this Privacy Policy please contact us at [email protected]