Essential Keto’s mission is to share the life-changing benefits of adopting a keto lifestyle with as many people as possible. We want to be your simple “go-to” resource for everything keto.
At the same time, we take data privacy very seriously and recognizes the importance of protecting and respecting your personal data.
For any website to operate certain information is collected from each visitor to the site.
What Information do We Collect and How?
There are a number of circumstances during which we collect and store data and there are two types of data that we collect.
Firstly the two types of data are…
This is data that allows someone to identify or contact you, including, for example, your name, e-mail address, and other contact details.
This is data that is not associated with you individually and does not specifically identify you.
The data we collect firstly relate to…
Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website
We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address.
You may provide us with personal information in the following three instances:
- Subscription to our newsletters – Email and Geolocation
- Leaving a comment – Name, email and IP address
- Submitting a contact form – Name, email, and IP address
Like most websites, we make use of log files and collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website.
For example, when you use the Website, the following may be logged:
- Your Internet Protocol (IP) address
- Operating system type
- Browser type
- Internet Service Provider
- Referring website
- Pages viewed
- Dates and time
- The website that you are going to when you leave our site.
IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, like links clicked and which pages you visit.
There are two types of cookies that we may use.
- The first is session cookies, which expire when you close your browser.
- The second is persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted.
It is cookies that help us to provide you with a more personalized experience on our Website.
A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer.
It is your choice to allow cookies or not.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies.
But you can usually modify your browser setting to disable cookies if you prefer.
This can be done through your individual browser options. Detailed information about cookie management and instructions to disable them can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
You also have the option to delete or change any existing cookies from your browser at any time. This can be done via the individual Internet browser or other software programs.
The choice is 100% yours, however, declining cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Website.
If you would like to find out more about cookies you can visit https://www.aboutcookies.org.
How do We Use Your Information?
We and our service providers may use the information collected in accordance with our legitimate business interests and with the objective of providing you with a safe, satisfying, and informative experience.
To improve user safety and satisfaction on our Website
We may use the information collected on our Website as follows:
- To operate and maintain the Website.
- To customize the content according to user interests.
- To measure, customize, and improve our products and services.
- To respond to your comments or inquiries.
- To track and measure advertising on the Website.
- To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
- Links to other websites and third parties.
To send the requested information
Where a visitor specifically signs up to receive our newsletters or reports, we may:
- Provide access to the requested reports.
- Send promotional emails about new blog posts, new products, discounts, special offers or other information which we think you may find useful using the email address which you have provided.
Each email promotion provides information on how to opt-out of future mailings.
To link to other websites and third parties
Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent. However, we may disclose personal information collected through the Website in the case where the Website is sold or the subject of a business merger.
Please also note that this Website uses third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
Affiliate Program Participation
The Website engages in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website.
When you click on an affiliate link Essential Keto earns a commission. This commission is paid for by the affiliate partner and does not alter the price that you’ll pay for any purchased product.
Should you click on a link for any of these affiliate partnerships, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track the commissions.
The main, but not only, affiliate network to whom we are associated with, is:
Amazon Services LLC
Essential Keto is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program.
This affiliate advertising program is designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.
As a participant in this program, the Website posts customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to the Amazon website. Cookies are utilized within these links, with the purpose of tracking and assigning commission on these sales.
Essential Keto uses third-party advertising companies to serve display advertisements on the Website. This process is managed by the Mediavine Publisher Network.
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 that 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 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:
Marketing through Newsletters
On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used to send you useful information and for advertising purposes.
All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. These pixels are embedded in emails and allow an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns.
These tracking pixels allow us to know when you open an email and on which links you click.
This allows the Website to adjust or develop future content that may be of more interest to the user. These responses will not be passed on to any third parties.
We utilize Get Response as our email service provider.
If at any time, you don’t want to receive newsletters, you can unsubscribe by clicking the unsubscribe link in the email.
Publicly Visible Information
Your information is not publically visible on our site except for:
When you leave a comment on our Website. In this case, your name will be visible. The email address you provide will not be made public. Should you add a link to your own website, the link will be public.
As explained above, you can change your cookie settings on your browser at any time.
You can at any time delete a comment or unsubscribe from any newsletter.
Please opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. This deletion is immediate, but…
You may also notify us at [email protected] to be removed from our mailing list.
EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Rights
In addition, if you are an EU citizen you have the following rights:
- Access the personal information we have about you.
- Amend or update your personal information.
- In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data.
Please submit a request to [email protected] should you require access, an amendment, or the erasure of your data.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16.
If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at [email protected] and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Sensitive Personal Information
Please DO NOT submit any sensitive personal information to the Website.
This includes, but is not limited to, your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships.
Last updated: June 13, 2020.
Lastly, this statement only applies to this Website and may be updated from time to time as our procedures change.