Privacy Policy

Chelsweets.com (“my site”) is governed by the following privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”), which covers data and cookie consent.

I am committed to protecting your privacy. The purpose of my Privacy Policy is to let you know what personally identifiable information may collected, along with how it might be used. This statement only applies to my site.

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/.

WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED AND HOW IS IT USED?

Any Information you chose to submit to this site: Personal information may be collected from you, like your name or email address. For example, you may chose to submit information on chelsweets.com by leaving a comment, or if you create a user profile on the blog platform, which asks you to create a username and password. The username may be stored, but your password will not.

Information Collected from Linked Sites: Information about you can also be received from other sources.  Facebook, Instagram, and/or Google accounts can be linked to your user profile.  If you choose to link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Google accounts to your user profile, I will have access to your name, email address and profile picture associated with that account.

Automatically-Collected Information: Certain types of information about you are automatically collected, including the device you use to access my site. For example, when you visit my site, your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates and times you access my site are logged. Information can also be collected regarding the actions you take when using the Website, like links clicked.

Cookies: Information may also be logged using cookies, which are tiny data files stored on your browser by my site. Both session cookies (expire when you close your browser), and persistent cookies (stay on your browser until deleted) may be used to collect information. The purpose of this is to provide you with a more personalized experience on my site.

HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED

This collected information may be used in the following ways:

  • To operate and maintain my site
  • To  identify you as a user of the Website, and customize my site for your account
  • To respond to your comments or inquiries
  • To track and measure advertising on my site
  • To protect and investigate unauthorized or illegal activity
  • To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings

THIRD-PARTY USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Your information may be shared with third parties, if you explicitly give consent to share your information.

Additionally, my site may use third-party service providers for various aspects of my site. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is governed  by their privacy policies.

My site currently uses the following third-party service provider:

Google Analytics – I use this service to track usage and record information, including referring websites and user actions on my site. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but it will not collect any other other personal information.

As of now, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications. This list may be amended in the future at my discretion.

Unless required by law, I will not sell, distribute, or reveal your personal information without your consent. However, I may disclose or transfer personal information collected through my site to third parties if my business is acquired. This could happen as a result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of my assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against me.

ANONYMOUS DATA

I may provide anonymous data (which does not identify you alone) to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of anonymous data include information collected by cookies, or analytics.

PUBLICLY VISIBLE INFORMATION

If you create a user profile on my platform or leave a comment, some information will be publicly visible.  To create a user profile, you must create a username and password, as well as input your email address for profile confirmation. You may also create an avatar, a profile description, and a link to your website. Your email address will never be publicly available. Other site visitors may see your username, avatar, profile description and/or website information.

COOKIES

My site uses cookies to know visitors’ preferences, record user-specific information (like what pages users visit), and to ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads. Cookies may also be used by third-party services, such as Google Analytics, as described above.

At any time, site a user can prevent the my site from creating cookies, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser. Users are able to permanently deny the setting of cookies. In addition, if cookies have already been set, the user can delete them at any time through the Internet browser (possible in all popular browsers), or other software programs. However, if users deactivate the cookies, some sections of my site may not be usable.

ADVERTISING

Display Ads

I may use third-party advertising companies to serve content and advertisements on my site, which may use cookies (noted above). If you want more information about this, you can learn about your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection here: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.

Retargeting Ads

My site may engage in remarketing efforts with third-party companies, like Google, Facebook, or Instagram. These companies use cookies to target ads based on someone’s past visits to my site. You can opt of out this remarketing by clicking the below links:

Facebook

Google

SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION

You should never submit sensitive personal information to my site. This includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you choose to submit this type of  information, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

Changes to My Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

This policy was last modified on 06/03/20