WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DOES ckbk ASK USERS TO SUPPLY, AND WHY?

Non-copyright material such as recipe titles is available to all website users without the need to register and without the use of cookies.

ckbk also provides access to premium recipe content licensed from publishers and other content owners. Our license agreements require us to ensure that access is restricted to authorized users, and to ensure that those users abide by our policies.  

Personal information including name and email address and preferred form of authentication (password or secure social signin) are used by our systems, along with cookies, in order to manage access control, and to deliver a experience that is personalized for each user.

In accordance with European Union guidelines, registrants may decline to provide the information requested. They should be advised, however, that 1000 Cookbooks Limited may be unable to deliver its services unless at least the information necessary to enable fulfillment of the service, security and identification purposes is provided.

WHAT FURTHER INFORMATION DOES ckbk TRACK, AND WHY?

In order to provide royalties and usage reports to its licensors, and also in order to optimize and improve its service, ckbk records and analyses usage of pages on the ckbk site. This enables us to both to make the appropriate usage-based royalty payments to our licensors, and to improve our recommendations by tracking the most popular items, searches and others aspects of usage patterns. 

ckbk may from time to time use remarketing services which show up on third party websites (including Google) for previous ckbk site visitors. Such remarketing uses third party cookies from companies such as Google. You can opt out of Google's remarketing cookies by visiting Google's Ads Settings.

WHAT IS ckbk'S POLICY ON SHARING EMAIL ADDRESSES WITH THIRD PARTIES?

User information will only be shared with third parties with the explicit consent of the user. If the user has explicitly opted to receive special offer and product information emails from ckbk partners, then ckbk may from time to time email the user on behalf of these partner companies. However, these companies will not be given the user's details without that user's explicit consent.

WHAT IS ckbk'S POLICY ON EMAILING ITS USERS?

Registered ckbk users will receive occasional email updates relating to the ckbk service, but may opt out from receiving such emails when registering, or at any time thereafter. Non-registered users may opt-in to receive email updates. 

WHAT IS CKBK's POLICY ON USING DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION ABOUT USERS FOR ONLINE ADVERTISING PURPOSES?

Statistical demographic information about ckbk usage may be passed on to advertisers. ckbk may target advertising to specific users on the basis of demographic information, or on the basis of their past behavior on the site, but information about the individual user will be shared with an advertiser unless a user specifically requests it.

WHAT IS ckbk's POLICY ON SECURITY OF CREDIT CARD DETAILS AND OTHER SENSITIVE INFORMATION

All ckbk web servers make use of SSL secure encryption. ckbk's does not store any credit card information or passwords on its own servers. ckbk works with leading industry players to deliver secure solutions for authentication and one-off or recurring subscription payments.

COOKIES

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file sent by web servers to web browsers and stored on your computer or mobile device, if you agree to this request. Cookies usually contain a unique identifier and some anonymous information and will be unique to your web browser. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Cookies and ckbk

ckbk uses cookies to improve user experience, as well as to provide certain information to ckbk to help us improve the product in the future.

By using the website, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this privacy policy.

ckbk.com uses cookies as follows:

  • To identify and authenticate users
  • To retain personal preference information 
  • To deliver features such as personalised recommendations and search ranking, improving the relevance of results based on each user's preferences and behaviour
  • To record usage for reporting and royalty purposes

ckbk may make use of both 'persistent cookies' remain on your device until a set expiry date or until you delete them and 'session cookies' which expire when you close the web browser.

You may be sent cookies by other websites that you interact with when you use ckbk. Some parts of the ckbk service are delivered by third party web services which may also set cookies, for example: Google Analytics, which helps monitor site usage and improve user experience.

Control of cookies

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to notify you when a cookie is sent, and then you can then choose to accept or decline the cookie. However, this may mean that any preferences you set on the site will be lost or you will not be able to use the auto login or remember me facility at login.

You can opt out of Google's use of cookies by visiting Google's Ads Settings.

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LEGAL RESPONSIBILITIES

ckbk reserves the right to disclose users' personal information if required to do so by law, or in the good faith and belief that such action is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, respond to claims, or protect the rights, property or safety of 1000 Cookbooks employees or members.

WHO SHOULD I CONTACT IF I HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS ABOUT MY PRIVACY?

If you have any questions or concerns about your privacy and ckbk please contact our customer service team: hello@ckbk.com