Privacy Policy

This policy was last updated: 19th March 2023. You may also wish to read our Terms & Conditions of Use. Cuisine Seeker’s privacy policy applies only to this website and states the manner in which Cuisine Seeker collects, uses, maintains, and discloses information collected from users of this website. All personal data that you provide to Cuisine Seeker will never be sold or released to any third parties and will be kept strictly confidential at all times. Cuisine Seeker takes the privacy of its users extremely seriously in line with General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

How Cuisine Seeker may use your information

Your information may be used by Cuisine Seeker 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 Collected by Cuisine Seeker and How it is Used

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

Cuisine Seeker is a WordPress based site and uses Wordfence, a WordPress plugin used for security. Any data collected by Wordfence (IP addresses, location, browser type, date and time) is anonymous – its sole use is to protect Cuisine Seeker from hacks, malicious content and other security concerns.

Comment posting

When you leave a comment on Cuisine Seeker’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, Cuisine Seeker 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 cuisine seeker dot com

Contacting us directly

If you contact  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

Cuisine Seeker uses third-party companies such as Google Adsense and Ezoic 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 personalised 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). To read Cuisineseeker’s Privacy Policy with regard to Ezoic, please click 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 Cuisine Seeker and other websites so that the adverts you see are personalised to you.  A cookie or third party web beacon may be used to collect this information. Cuisine seeker 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 cookes, as well as how to opt out of their use. Cuisine seeker’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.

Affiliate Marketing 

Cuisine Seeker 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. Our disclosure regarding third party affiliates can be read on our Terms & Conditions of Use. The tracking links are provided to us by these third parties in order to monitor referrals to their website. Cookies are used to enable the third parties to track sales and subsequently pay a potential commission on these sales. Cuisine Seeker has no control over cookies used by third parties, including those from affiliate partners. Cuisine Seeker’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 address to the third party or affilaite 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. Cuisine Seeker uses this information from Google to make improvements to the site and to analyse 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 Cuisine Seeker.  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 Cuisine Seeker. 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 Cuisine Seeker 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 doing so – again, please consult your browser’s official documentation. You may also wish to read Google’s policies concerning Google Analytics.

How Cuisine Seeker protects your information

Cuisine Seeker 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. Cuisine seeker strives to protect all information but cannot guarantee its complete security.  Cuisine seeker 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 Cuisine Seeker you are acknowledging that you agree such servers may be used to transfer, store, or process your personal data.

Contact us

Should you have any concerns or questions regarding Cuisine Seeker’s policies then please contact us at 

contact cuisine seeker dot com