Privacy Policy

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Privacy matters to us at TastyBites, and we want you to understand how we handle your information. This privacy policy outlines our practices regarding the collection, usage, disclosure, transfer, and storage of your data. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions.

Comments: When you leave comments, we collect the data you provide in the comments form, your IP address, and browser user agent string for spam detection. An anonymized string (hash) created from your email address may be sent to the Gravatar service to check if you use it. After approval, your profile picture is visible with your comment.

Media: Uploading images? Be mindful of embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors can download and extract location data from website images.

Cookies: Commenting? You can opt-in to save your name, email, and website in cookies for convenience. Cookies last for a year. Our login page sets a temporary cookie to check if your browser accepts cookies. No personal data is stored, and it’s discarded on browser close. Logging in sets cookies to save login info and display choices. Login cookies last two days, screen options cookies a year, and selecting “Remember Me” keeps you logged in for two weeks. Editing or publishing an article? An additional cookie with the post ID is saved, expiring after a day.

Embedded Content: Articles may contain embedded content behaving like you visited the other website. Embedded content from other sites may collect data, use cookies, embed third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction.

Data Sharing: If you request a password reset, your IP address is included.

Data Retention: Comments and metadata are kept indefinitely. User profiles with personal information are stored, and users can see, edit, or delete their info. Website administrators can also access and modify this information.

Your Rights: If you have an account or left comments, you can request an exported file of your data or ask for its deletion. Legal, administrative, or security purposes may require retaining some data.

Data Destination: Visitor comments may undergo automated spam detection checks.