Privacy Policy

Effective Date: January 1st, 2024

1. Introduction

Conscious Cooking ("we", "us", or "our") values the privacy of our users ("user" or "you"). This Privacy Policy outlines our practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of your information through ("Site"). By accessing or using our Site, you agree to this Privacy Policy. This policy is effective as of 1st January 2024 and will be updated as necessary to reflect changes in our practices or relevant laws.

2. About Us

This Privacy Policy applies to the website operated by Conscious Cooking, an informational platform dedicated to promoting sustainable eating habits.

3. Scope and Consent

This Privacy Policy applies to all information collected through our Site and any related services, sales, marketing, or events. By using our Site, you consent to the collection, use, and sharing of your information as described in this policy. If you do not agree with the terms, please do not access or use our services.

4. Information We Collect

We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when expressing an interest in obtaining information about us or our services. The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Site, including:

  • Personal Identifiers: Such as your name and email address.
  • Internet Activity: Such as your browsing history, search history, information on your interaction with our website, and IP address.

5. Information from Third-Party Services

We use third-party services like Google Analytics, Google Search Console, and Mailchimp to enhance our Site's functionality. These services collect information about your interactions with our Site, which helps us understand user behavior and improve our content.

  • Google Analytics: Collects data related to your website usage, such as page views and navigation patterns.
  • Google Search Console: Helps us understand how our site appears in search results and monitors website traffic.
  • Mailchimp: Manages email communications and collects email addresses for newsletters and updates.

6. Use of Cookies and Similar Technologies

Please refer to the Cookie Policy for more information on this section.

7. Data Storage and Security

We take the security of your personal information seriously. All personal data collected through our Site is stored on secure servers and we implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. However, no electronic storage or transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

8. Sharing and Disclosure of Information

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information except in the following cases:

  • To comply with legal obligations or to protect and defend our rights and property.
  • To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business.
  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets.

9. International Data Transfers

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction. If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to the United States and process it there.

10. Your Rights Under GDPR

For users within the European Union, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) grants you certain rights including:

  • The right to access - You have the right to request copies of your personal data.
  • The right to rectification - You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate.
  • The right to erasure - You have the right to request that we erase your personal data under certain conditions.
  • Additional rights as specified under GDPR.

11. Your Rights Under CCPA

For California residents, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants you specific rights, including:

  • The right to know about the personal information a business collects about them and how it is used and shared.
  • The right to delete personal information collected from them (with some exceptions).
  • The right to opt-out of the sale of their personal information.
  • Additional rights as specified under CCPA.

12. Your Rights Under PIPEDA

For Canadian residents, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) provides you with rights regarding how your personal information is handled, including:

  • The right to be informed of the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal data.
  • The right to access your personal information and challenge its accuracy if necessary.
  • The right to withdraw consent to the use or disclosure of your personal information.

These sections further detail the management of user data, including storage, security, sharing, and the rights of users under various data protection laws like GDPR, CCPA, and PIPEDA.

13. Consent and Withdrawal of Consent

By using our Site, you consent to the collection and use of your information as outlined in this policy. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. To withdraw consent, please contact us using the information provided in the "About Us" section. Upon receiving a request to withdraw consent, we will stop processing your information for the purposes consented to unless there are compelling legitimate grounds for continued processing.

14. Children's Privacy

Our Site is not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to take necessary actions.

15. Third-Party Websites and Services

Our Site may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by Conscious Cooking. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Conscious Cooking shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any such websites or services.

16. Data Breach Procedures

In the event of a data breach, we will take prompt action to minimize harm. This includes notifying affected users and relevant authorities, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will also take steps to investigate the breach and prevent future occurrences.

17. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time. Changes to the policy will be communicated to users via our Site or through email notifications. We encourage users to periodically review this Privacy Policy for any changes. Your continued use of our Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

18. Contact Information

For any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please reach out to us through our Contact Us Form.

19. Dispute Resolution

In the event of any dispute arising in relation to this Privacy Policy or our handling of your personal information, we aim to resolve such disputes amicably through our internal processes. If you are dissatisfied with the resolution provided, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant data protection authority in your jurisdiction.

20. Compliance Audits and Records

We conduct regular audits to ensure compliance with this Privacy Policy and relevant data protection laws. Records of data processing activities are maintained as required by GDPR, CCPA, and PIPEDA, and are available for review by regulatory authorities.

21. Data Protection Officer

We have appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO) to oversee our compliance with data protection laws. The DPO is responsible for monitoring our data protection strategies and compliance with privacy laws. For any concerns regarding your personal data, please get in touch with the DPO through our Contact Us Form.

22. Limitation of Liability

While we take every reasonable effort to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site. Any transmission is at your own risk. We shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages resulting from the use or inability to use our services, unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data, or any other damages arising from the use of the Site.

23. User Obligations

As a user of our Site, you have certain obligations to respect the privacy and data security of other users. This includes not violating the privacy rights of others, not distributing malicious software, and not using the Site in a manner that would interfere with or disrupt others' use of the Site.

24. Governing Law

This Privacy Policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, United States, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Any disputes arising under or in connection with this Policy shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in New York, USA.

25. Acknowledgment and Acceptance of Terms

By accessing and using the Conscious Cooking website (, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy. This policy represents a binding agreement between you and Conscious Cooking regarding the use of our website and the processing of your personal information. Your continued use of the Site after any modifications to this Privacy Policy will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy. If at any time you do not agree to these terms, please cease all use of the Site and any services offered by Conscious Cooking.

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