Privacy Policy

Effective June 26, 2019

Let’s talk about privacy. Here at Cooking with Ginger, we understand that your privacy is of utmost importance. This privacy policy will provide information on how Cooking with Ginger uses and protects your private information while visiting and using For more information about Cooking with Ginger, please visit our About page here.

Cooking with Ginger may revise and update this privacy policy at any time as deemed necessary. The current version of the policy will always be available and will contain an effective date at the top of the page.

For information on how you can contact us, visit our contact page here.

What personal data do we collect and why do we collect it?

At this present time Cooking with Ginger uses the email newsletter service MailChimp to create and utilize an online email mailing list. You can find the privacy policy for MailChimp here.

When you sign up for the Cooking with Ginger email subscription list, you may be asked to give us certain personal information. This personal information may include, but not be limited to, your email address. Your first name, or alias, may also be given if you choose to do so. This personal data is collected for the purpose of identifying and communicating with you via email.

We may use your personal information to contact you with newsletters, and weekly updates on our new blog posts. We may send marketing and promotional emails that we find may be of interest to you. You may opt out of the email subscriptions at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in any email.


When visitors leave comments on the site 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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded content from other websites

Pages and posts on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, 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.


Cooking with Ginger uses Google Analytics to analyze the details and usage of our website. Google Analytics uses cookies in order to gather information about our website. We use this gathered information about our website to create reports about users and how they interact with our site.

You can find Google’s privacy policy at:

More details on how Google uses information from this site:

Who do we share your data with

We will not sell or distribute your personal data to third-party sites without permission unless required to do so by law.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What rights do you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.


Cooking with Ginger is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links toΒ  As part of this Amazon Associates program, will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commissions on these sales. You can view Amazon’s Privacy Notice here.

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