Privacy & Cookie Policy

Effective as of the 1st of May 2020

As the owner of this website (the "site"), Max Makes Munch ("we" or "us") understand that your privacy is crucial. This Privacy Policy describes what information we collect from you via the site and how we use and disclose such information.

Our use of cookies

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

We use cookies for the following puposes:

  1. authentication - we use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website;
  2. status - we use cookies to help us to detemine if you are logged into our websites;
  3. personalisation - we use cookies to store information about your preferences and to personalise the website for you;
  4. security - we use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials and to protect our website and services generally;
  5. analysis - we use cookies to help us to analyse the use and performance of our website and services;
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers anonymous information about our website by means of cookies. The anonymous information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google's privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies.

Please note that blocking cookies may have a negative impact on the functions of many websites including Max Makes Munch. Some features of the site may cease to be available to you.

Some of the data collected may be anonymous data, which is combined in aggregate and does not identify you as an individiual.

For European Economic Area Residents

If you reside in a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), then under the GDPR and applicable data protection laws you have the rights, among other things, to access your personal data have us erase it, and/or restrict its further processing. If you wish to access or delete your personal data (if any) maintained by us, you can contact us by using our contact form.

For California Residents

California law gives residents the right to opt out of the "sale" of their personal information to third parties, including for advertising purposes. Under California law, the sharing of your information with a service provider for advertising purposes could be considered a "sale". We DO NOT share your name, contact information, or any other sensitive information with third parties.

We may collect your email address, but only if you voluntarily provide it to us. This may occur, for example, if you sign up to receive an email newsletter, or enter a promotion. We will use your email address for the purposes for which you provided it to us, and also from time to time to send you emails regarding the site or other products or services that we believe may be of interest to you. You may opt out of such email communications at any time by clicking the "unsubscribe" button in the email.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.

We will not share your email address with any third parties.

If you are a resident of a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), Please refer to the section below entitled "Additional Rights of EEA Residents".

Registration or account data

We may collect other information from you when you register with our site in order to use various features. Such information could include your name, birthday, postal code, screen name, and password (if applicable). As you use the site, we could collect other data that you provide voluntarily (such as comments that you post, messages through our contact page or emails that you send us).

We may also collect information about you through other methods, including research surveys, social media platforms, verification services, data services, as well as public sources. We may combine this data with registration data in order to maintain a more thorough profile.

We may use your personally-identifying information for a variety of our internal business purposes, such as creating a better user experience for the site, diagnosing and troubleshooting malfunctions on the site, better understanding how the site is used, and making personalised recommendations to you.

If you are a resident of a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), please refer to the section below entitled "Additional Rights of EEA Residents".

Transactional data

We may process information relating to transactions, including purchases of goods and services, that you enter into with us and/or through our Site (“Transactional Data“). The Transactional Data may include your contact details, your card details and the transaction details. The transaction data may be processed for the purpose of supplying the purchased goods and services and keeping proper records of those transactions. Payment processing on our site is handled by our payment services providers, PayPal, Inc. We will share transaction data with our payment services providers only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing your payments, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds. You can find information about the payment services providers’ privacy policies and practices at PayPal.com.

Other

MailChimp collects and stores your name and email address for purposes of delivering communications upon your request and agreement. MailChimp is used for delivery of emails and newsletters, including the use of MailChimp’s sub-processors who perform critical services such as helping prevent abuse and providing support. You can find information about Mail Chimp’s privacy policies and practices at MailChimp.

This site is intended for users over the age of 18.

Additional rights of EEA (European Economic Area) residents

If you are a resident of a country in the EEA, you have the rights, among others, to:

  1. access your personal data
  2. ensure the accuracy of your personal data
  3. the right to have us delete your personal data
  4. the right to restrict further processing of your personal data, and
  5. the right to complain to a supervisory authority in your country of residence in the event that data is misused

If you believe that our processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.

You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us by using our contact form.

Sale of business of assets

In the event that the site or substantially all of its assets are sold or disposed of as a going concern, whether by merger, sale of assts or otherwise, or in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership, the information we have collected about you may be one of the assets sold or merged in connection with that transaction.

Changes to the privacy policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most recent version of the Privacy Policy will always be posted on the Site, with the “Effective Date” posted at the top of the Policy. We may revise and update this Privacy Policy if our practices change, as technology changes, or as we add new services or change existing ones. If we make any material changes to our Privacy Policy or how we handle your personal information, or we are going to use any personal information in a manner that is materially different from that stated in our Privacy Policy at the time we collected such information, we will give you a reasonable opportunity to consent to the change. If you do not consent, your personal information will be used as agreed to under the terms of the privacy policy in effect at the time we obtained that information. By using our site or services after the Effective Date, you are deemed to consent to our then-current privacy policy. We will use information previously obtained in accordance with the Privacy Policy in effect when the information was obtained from you.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, or the practices of this site, please contact us by using our contact form.