The Short Order Cook LLC operates http://www.theshortordercook.com. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.
Last updated: 7/14/21
We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Information Collection And Use
While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally, identifiable information may include but is not limited to your name ("Personal Information").
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site ("Log Data").
This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this data.
We will never use your Personal Information to contact you with marketing or promotional materials and other information that you may not wish to receive.
We do not intentionally target people in the EU as readers or as subscribers. However, we are still taking the following steps to protect the privacy of all of our readers to ensure their privacy
Cookies are files with a small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer's hard drive.
Third-party cookies, from trusted partners like Google Analytics, may also place cookies on your device. To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our Site, please refer to their websites for further information.
We want you to know that we have Google Analytics, Facebook Pixels, and Pinterest Pixels installed. To learn what they collect you can go to each of their sites for more information.
- Google's use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet.
- Users may opt-out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings.
If you want to restrict or block the cookies that are set by our Site, or any other site, you can do so through your browser setting. The ‘Help’ function in your browser should explain how. Alternatively, you can visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers.
Google Analytics & Advertising Features
If you wish to opt-out of Google Analytics features used for advertising you can do so via this link - https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/
Google Analytics is used on this site to obtain information to better offer to advertise to users based on their preferences and activities. Google Analytics to collect data about your traffic via Google advertising cookies. To learn more you can read about it here https://policies.google.com/technologies/types
We will not identify users via personal information merged with other information to make positive identifications shared with our advertisers.
The Google Analytics Advertising Features that this site collects regarding user traffic includes the following:
- demographics such as age, gender, language, and location
- browser, network, mobile devices, and technology use
California Residents & Businesses - The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) 2020
Google will use user IP addresses to determine the location of users and enable restricted data processing mode for any users we can detect have a California IP address. The Short Order Cook uses restricted data processing, Google will limit how it uses data and begin serving non-personalized ads only. Non-personalized ads are not based on a user’s past behavior.
We do use Google Analytics to help us review what benefits our customers and how they enjoy the Site–you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
This site does not intentionally target minors even though it is family-friendly. With any site online we hope any users that are a minor are supervised by a responsible adult to make choices best for their family.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We offer a mailing list option. When you provide your email address, you will be added to our email list and you will occasionally be sent an email. You can opt-out at any time by using the unsubscribe link on all of our emails. We will never sell our email list.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising
For information regarding data collection by Mediavine ad partners including how to opt-out of data collection, please click here
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)
The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. 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 which 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.
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 All About 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. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.
The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:
- IP Address
- Operating System type
- Operating System version
- Device Type
- Language of the website
- Web browser type
- Email (in hashed form)
Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.
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 National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.