Privacy Policy

Our address is myitalianvegan.com.

This privacy policy will explain how we use the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.

Topics:

  • What data do we collect?
  • How do we collect your data?
  • How will we use your data?
  • How do we store your data?
  • Where do we send your data?
  • Marketing
  • What are your data protection rights?
  • What are cookies?
  • How do we use cookies?
  • What cookies do we use?
  • How to manage cookies
  • Privacy policies of other websites
  • Changes to our privacy policy
  • How to contact us
  • How to contact the appropriate authorities

What data do we collect?

Analysis

Via Google Analytics, we collect some data to understand our users’ behaviours in order to improve our website. Google Analytics collects different data, like gender, country, viewed pages, time spent on a page, scroll activity.

Via Google AdSense, we collect some data to understand our user’s behaviors in order to optimise our ads.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the website 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.

Contact form

When you use our contact form, we collect your name and email address, as well as the other information you provide.

Email

When you send us an email, we collect your name and email address, as well as the other information you provide.

Newsletter

When you subscribe to our newsletter we collect your name and email address.

Embedded content from other websites

The pages of this website may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, 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.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide us with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • open pages and navigate
  • register or place an order for any of our products or services
  • register to our newsletter
  • comment an article
  • send us an email
  • send us feedback through the form
  • send a customer survey
  • use or view our website via your browser’s cookies

How will we use your data?

my Italian Vegan collects your data so that we can:

  • process your order and manage your account
  • email you with new posts, news and promotional offers (only if you subscribe to our newsletter)
  • reply to your emails
  • improve our services

How do we store your data?

We carefully store your data in our VHosting hosting, database and mail services as well as in our Google Drive backup service and in our Google Analytics account. For more information about their security standards, please refer to VHosting and Google documentations.

We will keep all your data indefinitely, unless you exercise the right to erasure.

Where do we send your data?

The data sent via our comment, feedback, and newsletter forms may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Google AdSense collects some data in order to optimise the ads on our website.

Marketing

We would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like.

We will send you marketing emails only in these two cases:

  • if you accept to receive them by subscribing to our newsletter
  • after you buy one of our products or services

You have the right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes.

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, click on the “unsubscribe” link placed at the bottom of each email that you receive from us. By doing so, you will no longer receive any email from our newsletter – both marketing and non-marketing ones.

What are your data protection rights?

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request my Italian Vegan for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that my Italian Vegan correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request my Italian Vegan to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that my Italian Vegan erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that my Italian Vegan restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to my Italian Vegan’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that my Italian Vegan transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email: info@myitalianvegan.com.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • technical reasons
  • security reasons
  • user behaviour analysis
  • ads optimisation

What cookies do we use?

Necessary

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
test_cookieGoogleUsed to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.1 dayHTTP
rc::eGoogleThis cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. SessionHTML
_abckMailchimpUsed to detect and defend against replay-cookie-attacks – The cookie is necessary for the security and integrity of the website. 1 year
HTTP
bm_szMailchimpUsed in context with the website’s BotManager. The BotManager detects, categorizes and compiles reports on potential bots trying to access the website.1 day
HTTP
CookieConsentCookiebotStores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain1 yearHTTP
google_auto_fc_cmp_settingGoogleStores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domainPersistentHTML
ak_bmscMailchimpThis cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.1 dayHTTP

Statistics

Statistic cookies help us to understand how visitors interact with our website by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
_gaGoogle Tag ManagerRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.2 yearsHTTP
_ga_#Google Tag ManagerUsed by Google Analytics to collect data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. 2 yearsHTTP

Marketing

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across our website. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
IDEGoogleUsed by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.1 yearHTTP
_mcidMailchimpThis cookie registers data on the visitor. The information is used to optimize advertisement relevance. 1 yearHTTP
__gadsGoogleUsed to register what ads have been displayed to the user.1 yearHTTP
goog_pem_modGoogleUsed to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.PersistentHTML
google_experiment_mod#GoogleUsed by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services. PersistentHTML
GoogleAdServingTestGoogleUsed to register what ads have been displayed to the user.SessionHTTP

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and allaboutcookies.org website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 16 June 2021.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to email us at info@myitalianvegan.com.

How to contact the appropriate authority

If you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that we haven’t addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.

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