Privacy Policy

As the owners of this website (wholly-plants.com), Wholly Plants LLC understands that your privacy is of critical importance. This Privacy Policy describes what information we collect from you via this site and how we use and disclose such information.

 

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.wholly-plants.com.

 

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

When visitors subscribe to our email list we collect the following personal data: first name and email address. We utilize this data to send emails regarding our plant-based starter guide and new blog posts. We retain these items indefinitely.

 

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form (and rating if one is given), 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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

 

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

 

Contact forms

When visitors utilize a contact form on our site we collect the following data: name, email, comment/question/message. This data is retained indefinitely and is not used for marketing purposes.

 

Cookies

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.

When rating a recipe, cookies are used as a measure to prevent rating spam and are stored for 30 days.

 

IP Address

When rating a recipe, we store the IP address upon voting as a measure to prevent rating spam.

 

Embedded content from other websites

Articles 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.

 

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 you have over your data

If you have have left comments on this website 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.

 

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

This web site uses a third party service to manage administrative tasks. If you leave a comment, submit personal information via a contact form, or otherwise exchange personal details with us, it is possible that we may use this service to manage that data. Please visit the iThemes Privacy Policy for more information regarding the way they handle their data.

 

Affiliate Links

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. We use the products and ingredients that we link to and recommend them because we believe they are the best choice for you.

 

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices of this website, please contact us at lexie.staten@wholly-plants.com or natalie.martin@wholly-plants.com.