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Terms and conditions

HelenChow.co is a purpose-driven blog that exists to disseminate information on lifestyle, inspiration, food, cookery, diet and nutrition. Our mission is to help our visitors make conscious choices about our health using fitness, holistic diet and prime nutritional supplementation.

Below are the terms that apply anytime you use GourmetSifu.com

Disclaimer

We provide visitors with the knowledge, and tools they would need to this end.

Please note that the information we provide at HelenChow.co is not intended to replace consultation with a competent qualified medical professional. We encourage you to advise your physician of changes you make to your lifestyle and discuss these with them.

For questions or concerns about any medical conditions you may suffer from, please contact your doctor.

Copyright

You may not use our recipes unless you have obtained the permission to do so from us.

You may not use our content for commercial purposes unless you have obtained the permission to do so from us.

Privacy Policy

HelenChow.co stores and uses personal information in order to provide you with good service. We will never sell your information, and will only share it with third parties (like service providers) when needed to operate and improve our services

What information HelenChow.co collects and why

Information from website browsers

We store standard access logs of all visits to the site. This includes access time, page visited, browser information, and internet address, which can potentially be personally-identifying.

Why do we collect this?

We collect this information to better understand our website visitors when using GourmetSifu.com, and to monitor and protect the security of our services.

When you submit information to HelenChow.co to comment on posts and articles, download an article or ebook. or in other ways, the content submitted is processed and stored. If you are logged in it may be linked to your account. It will also in some cases include your Internet address, which is potentially personally-identifying.

Please be careful with any personal or sensitive health information you submit or share. Comments, success stories, and similar content can be visible to anyone visiting the site. We do not filter user submitted content for personal information or sensitive information, and by submitting it you give permission to publish the content, and to store and process it as needed for that purpose.

The information may be transmitted, processed and stored by third party service providers to detect spam and to ensure that the service works as intended.

Why do we collect this?

We need to process and store the information as necessary to publish it.
– We need to detect spam and other forms of invalid use of our services.
– We need to monitor usage and to ensure that the service works as intended.
– We need to understand how our services are used, and we want to periodically publish reports on this. For those purposes the information may be aggregated, analyzed and published (with personally identifying information removed).
– We need to improve the service you receive and we may use the information you supply, like your ratings, to improve the services we offer you.
– We need to monitor and protect the security of our services and your information.

If you sign up for free ebook or purchase a product, we collect your name, e-mail and payment information. We collect information about all subscription payments, and data and statistics on how you use the site including video views and when you last visited the site. To comply with VAT regulations, we ask for your country of residence and may collect your internet address when you use the service.

We also store your answers to surveys you may reply to via email or on GourmetSifu.com.

If signing up for products of HelenChow.co were to be considered sensitive personal information (health information) by signing up you give us permission to handle your information.

Payment details are processed and stored by our third party payment service providers. We do not store your actual payment details, like full credit card information. That information is only handled by our payment service providers..

Why do we collect this?

We need personal information.
– We need to use your email address to communicate with you if needed..
– We need to collect and store information as reasonably needed to respond to support requests..
– We need to monitor and protect the security of our services and your information.
– We need to keep improving our services, and for that purpose may contact some visitors to ask you to help us with this, as well as collect and store information about the usage of our services.

Sharing of information with third parties

HelenChow.co will not share your personal information with any third party unless absolutely required to do so by law, or unless required for those service providers we use to operate and improve HelenChow.co.

Service providers handles services such as payment processing, spam detection, network data transmission, and other similar services.

We remain responsible for your information when shared with our service providers, and it will only be used and stored for the purposes detailed in this document.

Legal grounds for the processing

HelenChow.co process and store your personal data based on performance of a contract when providing member services and when supplying the services expected for your actions and requests (for example when posting a comment or signing up for a newsletter/ebook); based on a weighing of interests when we have a legitimate interest in using some personal information to operate, improve, and ensure the security of our services; and based upon a legal obligation when we process and store personal information for accounting reporting.

Cookies

HelenChow.co uses cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your computer. They make it possible to download ebooks, to manage your account information, and to better serve you when you visit the website.

Some cookies are stored on your computer until you delete them. It you want to avoid storing cookies, you can turn off the feature in your web browser. However, this means that for example you can not log in or sign up for your ebook.

Our publishing system WordPress may store a number of temporary or permanent cookies to enable logging in and to facilitate entry of comments on the site. We also store temporary cookies when you download information..

Google Analytics

HelenChow.co use Google Analytics as a third party tracking service, but we don’t use it to track you individually or collect personal information. We use Google Analytics to collect information about how our website performs and how our users, in general, navigate through and use HelenChow.co. This helps us evaluate our users’ use of HelenChow.co; compile statistical reports on activity; and improve our content and website performance.

Google Analytics will store its own third-party cookies.

Vimeo and YouTube

HelenChow.co uses video services (Vimeo, YouTube, etc.) that store their own third-party 

Sharing buttons and widgets for FaceBook, Pinterest and Twitter

HelenChow.co uses social-media technology to allow you to share HelenChow.co content. These services use their own third-party cookies.

How HelenChow.co secures your information

HelenChow.co are committed to protect your information and use leading technologies and encryption software to safeguard your data, and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorized access to it, both during transmission and once we receive it.

However, no method of transmission, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

How you can access and control the information we collect

If you have given us your information, you may contact us to and update your basic user profile information and other information.

If you have any questions or want more details about what information we have about you and how it has been processed please send an email to HelenChow.co/Contact

Data Retention and Deletion

HelenChow.co will generally retain your personal information as needed to provide you services and will keep information connected to your account for some time to allow you to restart your membership at a later time.

Published content, such as comments and success stories, are retained indefinitely unless you explicitly request we delete it. User accounts are retained approximately two years after it was last active. Support email and requests are retained approximately three years.

If you want to permanently delete your information, you may request it by sending an email to HelenChow.co/Contact. We will retain and use some information as necessary to comply with accounting regulations, and other legal obligations but apart from that we will delete any personal information we have (within reason) within 30 days.

Children under 13

If you’re a child under the age of 13, you may not purchase, download or visit us on HelenChow.co. HelenChow.co does not knowingly collect information from or direct our content specifically to children under 13. If we learn or have reason to suspect that you are a user who is under the age of 13, we will unfortunately have to bar you from entry. We don’t want to discourage you from learning about holistic health, but we cannot handle your personal information at this time as required by the EU privacy directive.

For more questions and answers see our FAQ. If you have other questions please feel to contact us at HelenChow.co/Contact (we try to answer all questions within 24 hours).

Where are personal information stored and processed?

Personal information we collect may be transferred to, stored and processed outside of the region you visit the site from. The main HelenChow.co servers are hosted in the US, and services we use are located in predominantly the US or the EU area.

Changes to Terms or Privacy Policy

HelenChow.co will not change the core philosophy of our privacy policy and terms, but may otherwise update them from time to time. If there are significant changes we will make reasonable efforts to notify you before they take effect. For minor changes that do not affect your rights we encourage you to check this page frequently.

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