Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.pregnancyfoodchecker.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Your information may be used by Pregnancy Food Checker in the following ways:

  • To continue to run, improve and maintain the site
  • To send email newsletters, which always contain an unsubscribe option
  • For website security purposes
  • To reply to queries or direct contact
  • To keep track of advertising throughout the site
  • To send admin emails such as technical information, security alerts, and update information

Information may be automatically collected by cookies or when you voluntarily submit information to this website (which includes but is not limited to when you comment on a post, sign up for our newsletter, complete a contact form or email us directly). The way in which this information may be automatically collected is described below:

WordPress Plugins

Pregnancy Food Checker is a WordPress based site and uses security plugins. Any data collected by such plugins (IP addresses, location, browser type, date and time) is anonymous – its sole use is to protect Pregnancy Food Checker from hacks, malicious content and other security concerns.

Embedded Third-Party Content

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.

Comment posting

When you leave a comment on Pregnancy Food Checker’s posts, we collect information you input voluntarily such as your name, email address, and web address (if applicable). Your IP address and user agent string from your browser are also collected to assist us in identifying spam. This data will only be stored in order to connect you with the comment(s) you make. We will not use your email for marketing purposes or publish or sell it elsewhere.

Newsletter Sign-up

If you sign up to our newsletter, Pregnancy Food Checker collects information you have inputted such as your name, email address, and the time/date you signed up. This will never be shared publicly. An activation link will be sent to your email address requesting that you confirm your subscription. Confirmed subscribers may receive a newsletter from time to time. You have the option of unsubscribing from this newsletter at any time, either by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter or by contacting us directly at contact at pregnancyfoodchecker dot com

Contacting us directly

If you contact us by emailing us, we collect your name and email address. This information will never be used for marketing or published or sold elsewhere. We only store this information in order to know who made contact with us and for us to be able to respond to you.

Third-Party Advertising

Pregnancy Food Checker uses third-party companies such as Google Adsense, Ezoic or other Advertising Brokers to display ads on the site and/or to collect some anonymous information when you visit this website. These third parties use cookies to serve ads and help them show you more personalized adverts when you visit this and other sites on the web. For Google users, you can opt-out of its use of such cookies by visiting Google’s own privacy policy page(s). Ezoic’s Privacy Policy is here.

Other third-party companies may use information that does NOT personally identify you (such as the browser used, the date and time of your visit, and the adverts you click or hover over). This information may be collected during your visit to Pregnancy Food Checker and other websites so that the adverts you see are personalized to you. A cookie or third party web beacon may be used to collect this information.

Pregnancy Food Checker cannot access or alter such cookies used by third parties. The privacy policy and/or cookie policy of the third parties should be consulted if you would like to gain more information on how they use and gather these cookies, as well as how to opt-out of their use. Pregnancy Food Checker’s privacy policy does not apply to third-party sites as these are out of our control. You may be able to opt-out of cookies via your browser; please consult your browser’s official website for further information on how to do this.

Mediavine Programmatic Advertising

The Website uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising 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. The cookie may collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at the Website via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.

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 www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-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.

The Website may collect IP addresses and location information to serve personalized ads and pass it to Mediavine. 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 http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.

Mediavine partners with the following data processors:

  1. Pubmatic. You may find Pubmatic’s privacy policy through this link. The data collected on the Website may be transferred to Pubmatic and its demand partners for interest-based advertising. Statistical information and other non-cookie technologies (such as eTags and web or browser cache) may be used by third parties on this Website. Browser settings that block cookies may have no effect on these technologies, but you may clear your cache to delete such trackers. Data collected from a particular browser or device may be used with another computer or device that is linked to the browser or device on which such data was collected.
  2. Criteo. You may find Criteo’s privacy policy through this link. The data collected on the Website may be transferred to Criteo and its demand partners for interest-based advertising. Criteo may collect, access, and use non-identifying data to improve the Criteo Technology and other Criteo products, programs, and/or services. This non-identifying data may include on-site user behavior and user/page content data, URLs, statistics, or internal search queries. The non-identifying data are collected through the ad call and stored with a Criteo cookie for a maximum period of 13 months.
  3. Pulsepoint. You may find Pulsepoint’s privacy policy through this link.
  4. LiveRamp. You may find LiveRamp’s privacy policy through this link. When you use the Website, we share information that we may collect from you, such as your email (in hashed, de-identified form), IP address or information about your browser or operating system, with LiveRamp Inc, and its group companies (‘LiveRamp’). LiveRamp may use a cookie on your browser and match your shared information to their on- and offline marketing databases and those of its advertising partners to create a link between your browser and information in those other databases. This link may be shared by our partners globally for the purpose of enabling interest-based content or advertising throughout your online experience (e.g. cross device, web, email, in-app, etc.) by third parties unaffiliated with our website. These third parties may in turn link further demographic or interest-based information to your browser. To opt out of LiveRamp’s targeted advertising, please go here: https://liveramp.com/opt_out/
  5. RhythmOne. You may view RhythmOne’s privacy policy through this link. RhythmOne uses cookies and similar tracking technologies (such as mobile device identifiers and digital fingerprinting) to provide its services. RhythmOne may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please visit the following webpage: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.
  6. District M. You may find District M’s privacy policy through this link.
  7. YieldMo. You may find YieldMo’s privacy policy through this link. If you want to opt out of receiving interest based ads from Yieldmo or exercise your right under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) to opt-out of the sale of your personal information, you may do so through this link.
  8. The Rubicon Project. You may find Rubicon’s privacy policy through this link. If you want to opt out of receiving interest based ads from Rubicon or exercise your right under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) to opt-out of the sale of your personal information, you may do so through this link. You may also utilize the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page.
  9. Amazon Publisher Services. You may find Amazon Publisher Services’ privacy policy through this link.
  10. AppNexus. You may find the AppNexus privacy policy through this link.
  11. OpenX. You may find OpenX’s privacy policy through this link.
  12. Verizon Media formerly known as Oath. You may find Verizon Media’s privacy policy through this link. You may also utilize the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page to opt-out of the use of cookies for interest-based advertising.
  13. TripleLift. You may find TripleLift’s privacy policy through this link. To opt out of receiving interest-based advertising (including retargeting) from TripleLift’s services through the use of cookies in your current browser and for more information on what it means to opt-out, please go to www.triplelift.com/consumer-opt-out.
  14. Index Exchange. You may find Index Exchange’s privacy policy through this link. You may also utilize the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page to opt-out of the use of cookies for interest-based advertising.
  15. Sovrn. You may find Sovrn’s privacy policy through this link.
  16. GumGum. You may find GumGum’s privacy policy through this link. GumGum may (i) use place and use cookies on end users’ browsers or use web beacons to collect information about end users who visit such Publisher Websites and (ii) link such collected end user information to other end user information provided by third parties in order to deliver targeted Advertisements to such end users.
  17. Digital Remedy. You may find Digital Remedy’s privacy policy through this link.
  18. MediaGrid. You may find MediaGrid’s privacy policy through this link. MediaGrid may collect and store information about end-user interactions with this website through cookies, advertising IDS, pixels and server-to-server connections. MediaGrid was receive the following information: the page an End-User has requested and the referring/exit pages; Timestamp information (i.e., the date and time the End-User has visited the page); IP address; mobile device identifier; device model; device operating system; browser type; carrier; gender; age; geolocation (including GPS coordinates); clickstream data; cookie information; first-party identifiers’; and hashed email addresses; demographic and inferred interest information; and post-conversion data (from both online and offline behaviour). Some of this data is gathered from this website and others is gathered from advertisers. MediaGrid uses this data to provide its services. You may also utilize the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page to opt-out of the use of cookies for interest-based advertising or review their privacy policy for more information.
  19. RevContent – You may find RevContent’s privacy policy through this link. RevContent may collect information about your browser or device, including browser type, IP Address, device type, user agent string, and operating system. RevContent also collects information about the websites you visit through their services, such as date and time of access and specific pages accessed and the content and ads you click on. You may opt-out of any personalization track by opting-out of RevContent’s data collection.
  20. Centro, Inc. – You may find Centro’s privacy policy through this link. You may find opt-out information for Centro’s services through the privacy policy link.
  21. 33Across, Inc. – You may find 33Across’s privacy policy through this link. To opt-out of personalized advertising, please visit https://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1.
  22. Conversant. LLC – You may find Conversant’s privacy policy through this link. Conversant uses information that does not directly identify you, such as information about your browser type, time and date of visit, your browsing or transaction activity, the subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over, and a unique identifier (such as a cookie string, or a unique advertising identifier provided by your mobile device) during your visits to this and other websites and apps in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. Conversant may use technologies such as cookies and other tracking technologies to collect this information. To learn more about interest-based advertising, or to opt-out, you can visit www.youronlinechoices.eu or https://www.networkadvertising.org/.

Affiliate Marketing

Pregnancy Food Checker participates in affiliate marketing where tracking links are occasionally embedded into the site’s content. Clicking on an affiliate link places a temporary cookie on your browser to track any potential sales that may lead to commissions. The tracking links are provided to us by these third parties in order to monitor referrals to their website. Cookies are used to enable third parties to track sales and subsequently pay a potential commission on these sales.

Pregnancy Food Checker has no control over cookies used by third parties, including those from affiliate partners. Pregnancy Food Checker’s privacy policy does not cover such third-party cookies as these are out of our control. Any queries relating to third-party cookies should be addressed to the third party or affiliate partner in question.

Google and Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics tool provided by Google, which collects information such as visitor frequency, pages landed on and other sites used before or after visiting this website. Pregnancy Food Checker uses this information from Google to make improvements to the site and to analyze website traffic.

Google Analytics does not collect any personally identifiable information; it collects the IP address used for the date, or session, for when you visit Pregnancy Food Checker. Google does not link your IP with any other data that it holds. Google’s cookies can only be used by Google. A permanent cookie may be placed on your browser by Google so that it can identify you as a unique user when you revisit Pregnancy Food Checker. You may change your browser settings to alter the acceptance of cookies and should refer to your browser documentation in order to do so.

Using Pregnancy Food Checker means that you consent to information about you being collected by Google in the way described above. There are tools and browser plugins that can prevent Google from doing so – again, please consult your browser’s official documentation. You may also wish to read Google’s policies concerning Google Analytics.

How Pregnancy Food Checker protects your information

Pregnancy Food Checker takes all necessary steps to protect personal information submitted via the website. However, your submission of your data to the site means that you acknowledge that no storage or transfer method of data is 100% secure.

Pregnancy Food Checker strives to protect all information but cannot guarantee its complete security. Pregnancy Food Checker may use a third-party cloud storage company to backup user information and site data, and the third party may have servers based outside of the EEA (European Economic Area). By submitting your data to Pregnancy Food Checker you are acknowledging that you agree such servers may be used to transfer, store, or process your personal data.

Contact

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