Privacy Policy for OvalShelf

 

At OvalShelf, accessible from www.ovalshelf.com, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by OvalShelf and how we use it.

​If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

 

What Information gets collected

 

Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: By leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.

 

Information that is automatically collected: Some information is automatically collected about you and the device with which was used to access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, our hosting provider may log your IP address, browser type, operating system type, referring website, pages, and the dates/times that our website was accessed. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page.

 

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, which helps us provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.

 

 

The ways your Information may be used

 

We may use the information collected in the following ways:

  • To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.

  • To operate and maintain the Website;

  • To send you updates, useful information such as recipe and promotional newsletters. Each email newsletter will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings;

  • To respond to your comments or inquiries;

  • To track and measure advertising on the Website;

  • To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts.

  • To respond to your comments or support inquiries .

  • To track and measure advertising on the blog.

  • To present personalised and targeted advertisements 

 

How Third Parties May Use the Information

 

The Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.

The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers and may use additional providers in future:

Google Analytics – this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.

Google Adsense - This service uses cookies to present you with personalised and tailored ads based on your previously collected or historical data to determine or influence ad selection, including a user's previous search queries, activity, visits to sites or apps, demographic information or location. For more detailed information about how Google uses data from our site visit How Google uses information from sites or apps that use our services – Privacy & Terms – Google

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. 

Like any other website, OvalShelf uses 'cookies'. These cookies are used to store information including visitors' preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users' experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors' browser type and/or other information.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on OvalShelf, which are sent directly to users' browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.​

 

Note that OvalShelf has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

For more general information on cookies, please read <a href="https://www.cookieconsent.com/what-are-cookies/

 

Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, 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. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.

Google DoubleClick DART Cookie

 

​Google is one of a third-party vendor on our site. It also uses cookies, known as DART cookies, to serve ads to our site visitors based upon their visit to www.website.com and other sites on the internet. However, visitors may choose to decline the use of DART cookies by visiting the Google ad and content network Privacy Policy at the following URL - https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads

 

​ Advertising

 

Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user's previous visits to your website or other websites.

Google's use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet.

Users may opt out of personalised advertising by visiting Ads Settings. (Alternatively, you can direct users to opt out of a third-party vendor's use of cookies for personalised advertising by visiting www.aboutads.info

 

Display Ads: We may use third-party advertising companies to serve content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use cookies, as noted above.

Retargeting Ads: From time to time, the Website may engage in remarketing 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.

 

Mailing list:  On the Website, you may subscribe to our mailing list, which may be used for advertising purposes. All mailings 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. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future mailings or newsletters to the interests of the user. This behaviour will not be passed on to third parties.

 

Rights related to your personal information

 

Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You can also notify us at ovalshelf@gmail.com to be removed from our mailing list.

Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to ovalshelf@gmail.com.

Amend – You may contact us at ovalshelf@gmail.com to amend or update your personal information.

Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. You can submit a request to ovalshelf@gmail.com

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

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website. This includes your National ID, 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.

Children's Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

​OvalShelf does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 16. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

 

Third Party Privacy Policies

​OvalShelf's Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options. 

​You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

​Website Hosting Provider

 

​Our website is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

​All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and when used by our Website adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

​​Online Privacy Policy Only

​Our Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in OvalShelf. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website. We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently.

​Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

​Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.