Effective: Jan 5th, 2023
This page discusses how thewhitemeal.com (“we”, “us”, “thewhitemeal”) collects, uses and discloses information about you. The policy herein applies whenever you log onto this website and make use of the services it offers.
What information do we gather about you?
We collect information from you using various methods.
Google Analytics: This is a web analytics service provided by Google. We make use of it to collect data about visitors on our site. The information we collect may include: pages you visit, platform you used to access the website, your device type, gender, age group, and even geographical location.
Comments section: The comments section at the end of every article is there to collect your feedback. In that course, we may require that you submit your name, nickname, email address, phone number, and website link to be able to use the comments feature.
Cookies: We employ cookie technology on thewhitemeal to enable us better understand our readers so we can tailor our contents to match their needs. Cookies are small data files that are stored on your computer whenever you visit our site; they help us understand your activities and needs so we can tweak our contents to serve you better.
How do we use the information we collect from you?
We use the information collected from you to improve our services. When we have a better knowledge of our users’ behavior and preferences, we can make more informed decisions that would positively impact the effectiveness and efficiency of our platform in serving its primary purpose – serving users.
Some of the information collected might be used for communication purposes with users. For example, we can use emails to send promotional content as a way of communicating with you.
The information collected on this website is never sold to any third party. We use security measures to safeguard and protect your data so no unauthorized access by third parties can occur.
Additionally, the services provided by this platform are strictly for users aged 13 or older. We will not willingly collect information on any user below the aforementioned age bracket; if we discover that we accidentally have, we will ensure that the information is deleted as soon as possible.
We also retain your information for as long as necessary and then safely discard it using secure practices afterward.
When do we share your information?
We may decide to share your information under the following circumstances:
1. When there’s an opportunity to improve our service: Occasionally, we may work with service providers that require access to your data in order to deliver their services (e.g., Google Analytics and advertising agencies).
2. When identifying you (e.g., when you post comments on thewhitemeal).
3. When required by legal authorities.
4. When you give us consent to share data with third-party operators.
How do we protect your information?
Your information is stored using safe techniques and practices that guarantee a certain degree of reliability in security. However, please note that no mode of online data transmission is entirely secure; therefore, we cannot provide a 100% guarantee regarding the security of your data.
Third party links on our platform
Occasionally, you may find third-party links used on this website. The contents of those pages do not reflect our views and opinions, and their privacy policies differ from ours.
We recommend reviewing their privacy policies before using their pages since we will not assume any responsibility resulting from their practices involving user-information handling.
We use Google Analytics to capture data about our users in order to improve our services towards them.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service.
This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
You can opt-out of having your activity on our Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
What are your choices?
1. You can choose to opt out of our weekly and monthly newsletters so you do not receive promotional content from us. To do this, click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of every newsletter or message us through our contact page so we can implement your decision.
2. You have a choice in whether we use cookie technology to gather information about you; however, this may result in not enjoying some benefits that only work when cookies are enabled. Request cookie exclusion via our platform’s contact page.
3. You can ask us to delete your information through our platform’s contact page.
By continuing to use this website after any new revisions have taken effect, you agree to be bound by those newly revised policies. If after reviewing them you do not agree with these policies, you are no longer authorized to use this website.