Privacy Policy

This privacy policy (“policy”) will help you understand how Brooke Harmer and Ka Pai Cooking LLC (“us”, “we”, “our”) uses and protects the data you provide to us when you visit and use www.kapaicooking.com (“website”, “service”).

We reserve the right to change this policy at any given time, of which you will be promptly updated. If you want to make sure that you are up to date with the latest changes, we advise you to frequently visit this page.

What user data we collect

information automatically collected through the service

When you visit the website, we may collect the following data:

     Your Internet Protocol (IP) address
     Other information such as interests and preferences
     Data profile regarding your online behavior on our website
     Mobile device information such as location, web browser, and other analytics

We may automatically collect information from you when you use the Service using “cookies” and other similar technologies, such as web beacons. Cookies are small amounts of data that are stored within your computer’s Internet browser that are accessed and recorded by the websites that you visit so that they can recognize the same browser navigating online at a later time.

Information that may be collected by cookies when you use the Service may include, without limitation:

     The pages you visit within the Service
     The date and time of your visit to the Service
     The amount of time you spend using the Service
     The Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; and/or
     Your computer and connection information such as your browser type and version, operating system and platform

You can set your browser to reject cookies or to notify you when you are sent a cookie. However, if you disable cookies you may not be able to log in to the Service or to use certain features of the Service.

Information You May Voluntarily Submit

We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form. This information is stored by our hosting services and is not shared with others.

Information Collected by Third Parties through Third Party Links and Content

The Service may include links to other websites and other content from third party businesses. These third party businesses may use cookies, web beacons or other similar technology to collect information about you. Ka Pai Cooking does not have access to or control over these third parties or the cookies, web beacons or other technology that these third parties may use. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these third parties or the content on any third party website. You are encouraged to review the privacy policies of the different websites you visit and of the advertisers whose ads you may choose to click on while using the Service.

Information Collected by Third Party Analytics Services

We may work with third party analytics services to help us understand how the Service is being used, such as tracking the frequency and duration of use of the Service. We currently use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to collect information about your use of the Service, as well as OptinMonster and MailChimp. Google and these analytics services may use cookies to collect information about the content you view, what websites you visit immediately prior to and after visiting the Service, and your system information and geographic information. The information generated by these cookies about your use of the Service will be transmitted to and stored by the applicable analytics services. The information collected by these analytics services allows us to analyze your use of the Service.

Online Advertising

Ka Pai Cooking and third party businesses may use the information collected through the Service using cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies to help manage online advertising programs. This information may enable us, as well as third-party advertising services and other third-party businesses to track the actions of users online over time and across different web sites or platforms to measure statistics relating to marketing efforts, and to deliver electronic advertisements that may be more relevant to individual consumers and that will improve the consumer experience.

why we collect your data

We are collecting your data for several reasons:

     To better understand your needs.
     To improve our services and products.
     To send you promotional emails containing the information we think you will find interesting.
     To contact you to fill out surveys and participate in other types of market research.
     To customize our website according to your online behavior and personal preferences.

If you have provided your email address to us, we may email you about products and services that we believe may be of interest to you. If you wish to opt-out of receiving these emails from us, please follow the instructions contained in each email you receive from us which will allow you to opt-out of receiving further email marketing communications from us.

Safeguarding and Securing the Data

Ka Pai Cooking is committed to securing your data and keeping it confidential. Ka Pai Cooking has done all in its power to prevent data theft, unauthorized access, and disclosure by implementing the latest technologies and software, which help us safeguard all the information we collect online. Please be aware that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, Ka Pai Cooking cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit on or through the Service and you do so at your own risk.

Our Cookie Policy

Once you agree to allow our website to use cookies, you also agree to use the data it collects regarding your online behavior (analyze web traffic, web pages you spend the most time on, and websites you visit).

The data we collect by using cookies is used to customize our website to your needs. After we use the data for statistical analysis, the data is completely removed from our systems.

Please note that cookies don’t allow us to gain control of your computer in any way. They are strictly used to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not so that we can provide a better experience for you.

If you want to disable cookies, you can do it by accessing the settings of your internet browser.

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

Use of Information Outside Your Country of Residence

If you choose to use the Service or provide your information to us, your information may be transferred to, processed and maintained on servers or databases located outside of the country or jurisdiction where you are located. Your agreement to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of information through the Service represents your consent and agreement to these practices. If you do not want your information transferred to or processed or maintained outside of the country or jurisdiction where you are located, you should not use the Service.

Restricting the Collection of your Personal Data

At some point, you might wish to restrict the use and collection of your personal data. You can achieve this by doing the following:

     When you are filling the forms on the website, make sure to check if there is a box which you can leave unchecked, if you don’t want to disclose your personal information.
     If you have already agreed to share your information with us, feel free to contact us via email and we will be more than happy to change this for you.

Ka Pai Cooking will not lease, sell or distribute your personal information to any third parties, unless we have your permission. We might do so if the law forces us. Your personal information will be used when we need to send you promotional materials if you agree to this privacy policy.

Affiliate Marketing & Links to Other Websites

Affiliate Marketing

The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link to an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.

Ka Pai Cooking 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 to Amazon.com.  As part of this Amazon Associates program, the Website 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 commission on these sales. Any commission made on affiliate links comes at no extra cost to you. To learn more about the Amazon Associates Program, you can visit their privacy policy here.

Links to Other Websites

Our website contains links that lead to other websites. If you click on these links Ka Pai Cooking LLC is not held responsible for your data and privacy protection. Visiting those websites is not governed by this privacy policy agreement. Make sure to read the privacy policy documentation of the website you go to from our website.

Disclosure Policy

Ka Pai Cooking is a personal blog. We accept forms of payment through advertising, sponsorship, affiliate links and the sales of digital products. Any content on the blog that is paid or sponsored will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

Ka Pai Cooking may be compensated to provide opinions on products, services, and other topics. Even though Ka Pai Cooking receives compensation for some posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions and experiences with products and services. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely our own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

Nutrition Information

The recipes contained on the Website have been created for the ingredients and techniques indicated. Ka Pai Cooking is not responsible for specific health or allergy needs that may require supervision, nor are they responsible for any adverse reactions you may have to the recipes contained on the Website, whether you follow as written or modify to suit your personal dietary needs or tastes.

Nutritional information included as part of any recipe is an estimate and provided as a courtesy. Although we have attempted to provide accurate data, this information is not a guarantee. Nutritional information was calculated with the help of online calculators and available nutrition labels/information. Varying factors such as product types and the way the ingredients are processed change the effective nutritional information in any given recipe. To obtain the most accurate representation of the nutritional information in a recipe, you should calculate the nutritional information with the ingredients and quantities actually used or substituted in your recipe.

Any application of the recommendations set forth on the Website is at the reader’s discretion and sole risk. Please consult with a licensed physician before beginning any new nutrition program or with any dietary questions or concerns. The information provided within is intended to be general information and does not include specific individualized advice nor is it intended as medical advice. The Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated the statements contained in any Ka Pai Cooking products, services, or other media, nor are any statements intended to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent any disease, metabolic disorder or health problem. Do not rely on any information gathered herein as a substitute for medical advice or consultation with a medical professional.

Exercise and Wellness Disclaimer

This site offers health, fitness and personal wellness information and is designed for educational purposes only. You should not rely on this information as a substitute for, nor does it replace, professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, you should always consult with a physician or other health-care professional. Do not disregard, avoid or delay obtaining medical or health related advice from your health-care professional because of something you may have read on this site. The use of any information provided on this site is solely at your own risk.

Whether you have experienced health issues or you are extremely fit, you should always consult your physician or other health care professional before starting any fitness program promoting on our site or any fitness routine we have outlined, to determine if it is right for your needs. Do not start this fitness program if your physician or health care provider advises against it. If you experience faintness, dizziness, pain or shortness of breath at any time while exercising you should stop immediately.

Developments in medical research may impact the health, fitness and nutritional advice that appears here. No assurance can be given that the advice contained in this site will always include the most recent findings or developments with respect to the particular material. If you are in the United States and think you are having a medical or health emergency, call your health care professional, or 911, immediately.

Copyright

This Website, including all images, text, software, and other content is the property of Ka Pai Cooking, and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. All rights reserved.

You may have the opportunity to download ebooks or other digital products from our Website or newsletter. If you decide to do this, we grant you a limited, non-exclusive, personal, non-transferable license to use the product(s). You agree that you are not allowed to modify, distribute, sell, share, republish, or create derivative content from any information provided to you without express consent from Ka Pai Cooking.

You have permission to use a link to our Website from your website. You may use one photo or excerpt (up to 100 words) from any post, with a mandatory "DOFOLLOW" link back to the post on our Website where it originated. We do not allow reposting an entire recipe or more than one paragraph of a post, using photos without linking back, or presenting any of our content as your own. Any distribution of content from Ka Pai Cooking beyond what is described herein constitutes copyright infringement.

You may view and print any content displayed on the Website for personal, non-commercial use, provided that all copyright and attribution notices remain intact. You agree not to reproduce, publish, transmit, distribute, sell, license, modify, or create derivative content from this Website or any part of it, without prior written consent from Ka Pai Cooking.

How to Contact Us

Please feel free to contact us at info@kapaicooking.com if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy. You can also fill out a contact form here.