Spin the Food

Section 1: Introduction

Date of Last Update: January 10, 2024
Welcome to SpinTheFood!
At Spin The Food (accessible from https://spinthefood.com), we are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of all visitors to our website. In this Privacy Policy, we provide detailed information on when and why we collect personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others, and how we keep it secure. This Privacy Policy applies to all information collected through our website and any related services, sales, marketing, or events. We take your privacy seriously and take measures to provide all visitors and users of SpinTheFood with a safe and secure environment.
Purpose of This Policy:
The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you about how we handle your personal data when you visit our website, including any data you may provide through this site when you sign up for our newsletter, purchase a product or service, or take part in a competition.
Cookies and Third-Party Practices:
Our website uses cookies to enhance your experience and our services, as well as to display personalized advertisements. We also engage in third-party partnerships that involve data sharing under certain conditions. This policy provides detailed information about such practices.
Compliance and Consent:
SpinTheFood is committed to complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and other applicable privacy laws. By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.
Changes to This Policy:
We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We encourage visitors to frequently check this page for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.
Contact Us:
For any questions or comments about this policy or your personal data, please contact us at info@spinthefood.com.

Section 2: Personal Information Collection and Use

At Spin The Food, we are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors and service users. This section explains the types of personal information we collect and how it is used.

Personal Information Collection
  1. Direct Collection: When you interact with Spin The Food, we may collect personal information directly from you. This includes, but is not limited to:

    • Identification Data: Such as your name, email address, and contact details, which we collect when you register, subscribe, make a purchase, or interact with our services.
    • Transactional Data: This includes details about payments from you and other details of products and services you have purchased from us.
  2. Indirect Collection: As you navigate through our website, we may automatically collect certain information about your visit. This includes:

    • Usage Data: Such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, and website navigation paths.
    • Location Data: Depending on your device settings, we may collect data about your geographical location.
Cookies and Tracking Technology
  1. Usage of Cookies: We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track activity on our website and store certain information. Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. They are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device.
  2. Types of Cookies Used: We use session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your device until you delete them) for various functions including enhancing your experience on our website and for analytics and performance purposes.
  3. Control of Cookies: You have the option to accept or reject cookies and to know when a cookie is being sent to your device. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our website.
Use of Collected Information
  1. Purpose of Processing: We use the collected data for various purposes:

    • To provide and maintain our service.
    • To notify you about changes to our service.
    • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our website when you choose to do so.
    • To provide customer support.
    • To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our website.
    • To monitor the usage of our website.
    • To detect, prevent, and address technical issues.
  2. Legal Basis for Processing: We process personal information for these purposes in reliance on our legitimate business interests, in order to enter into or perform a contract with you, with your consent, and/or for compliance with our legal obligations.

Sharing of Personal Information
  1. Third Parties: We may share your information with third-party service providers to monitor and analyze the use of our website, to contact you.
  2. Compliance with Laws: We may disclose your personal information where required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities.
Retention of Data

We will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.

Your Privacy Rights

You have certain data protection rights, including the right to access, update, or delete the information we have on you, the right of rectification, the right to object, the right of restriction, the right to data portability, and the right to withdraw consent.

Section 3: Cookies and Tracking Technologies

At Spin The Food, we utilize cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your experience on our website. This section explains how and why we use these technologies.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files stored on your device when you visit a website. They help in remembering your preferences and previous actions to improve your next visit.

Types of Cookies We Use
  1. Essential Cookies: These are necessary for the website to function properly. They enable basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website.

  2. Performance Cookies: These cookies collect information about how you use our website, like which pages are visited most often. They are used to improve how a website works.

  3. Functionality Cookies: These are used to recognize you when you return to our website. They enable us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name, and remember your preferences.

  4. Advertising Cookies: These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited, and the links you have followed. We use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.

  5. Third-Party Cookies: We may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the website, deliver advertisements on and through the website, and so on.

How We Use Cookies
  • To improve the functionality and performance of our website.
  • To understand how visitors interact with our website, which helps us improve user experience.
  • To personalize and enhance your experience on our website.
  • To enable certain functions and features on our website.
Your Choices Regarding Cookies

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Consent for Cookies

In compliance with legal requirements, we will obtain your consent to use cookies, except for those necessary to provide the services you have requested.

Changes to Our Cookie Policy

We may update our Cookie Policy from time to time. We encourage you to review this policy periodically for any changes.

Section 4: Data Sharing and Third-Party Practices

This section of our Privacy Policy explains how Spin The Food shares the collected data with third-party services and the purpose behind these practices.

Sharing Personal Information
  1. With Service Providers: We may share your personal data with service providers who perform services on our behalf. These can include payment processing, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, and marketing efforts. These service providers are bound by confidentiality agreements and are only allowed to use your personal data as necessary to perform their services.

  2. For Business Transfers: In the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your personal data may be transferred as part of the transaction, subject to the confidentiality agreement.

  3. With Affiliates: We may share your information with our affiliates, in which case we will require those affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy.

  4. With Advertising Partners: To deliver targeted advertising, we may share your data with our advertising partners. This includes anonymized data that helps tailor ads to your interests and preferences.

Third-Party Practices
  1. Google AdSense and Other Ad Networks: As part of our use of Google AdSense, Google and other third-party vendors use cookies to serve ads based on your previous visits to our website or other websites. This data sharing helps in providing personalized advertising tailored to your interests.

  2. Analytics Tools: We use third-party analytics tools to understand how our website is used. These tools collect information sent by your device or our website, including the web pages you visit, add-ons, and other information that assists us in improving the service.

User Consent and Opt-Out Options
  1. Consent for Data Sharing: We obtain your consent where required by law before sharing your data with third parties. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

  2. Opt-Out Options: We provide opt-out options for users who do not want their data to be shared with third parties for advertising purposes. Users looking to opt out of third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalized advertising can visit www.aboutads.info.

Legal Requirements

We may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Comply with a legal obligation
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of Spin The Food
  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • Protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • Protect against legal liability
Changes to Third-Party Practices

Our relationships with third-party vendors and partners may change from time to time. We will update our Privacy Policy accordingly to reflect these changes.

Section 5: User Consent and Opt-Out Options

his section outlines the procedures Spin The Food follows to obtain user consent for data collection and use, as well as the options available to users for opting out of certain data uses.

Consent for Data Collection and Use
  1. Obtaining Consent: Spin The Food recognizes the importance of user consent in the collection and processing of personal data. We ensure that consent is explicitly obtained when users register, sign up for newsletters, or use our services. This consent is documented and stored securely.

  2. Informed Consent: We provide clear, understandable information about the types of data collected and the purposes for which it is used, ensuring that users are fully informed when they give their consent.

  3. Consent for Cookies and Tracking Technologies: As per our Cookie Policy, we seek user consent for the use of cookies and similar tracking technologies. This is typically obtained via a cookie consent banner or a settings feature where users can select their preferences.

Opt-Out Options and User Rights
  1. Opting Out of Data Collection and Use: Users can opt out of certain uses of their data, such as direct marketing or data sharing with third parties. We provide easy-to-follow instructions on our website for users to exercise this option.

  2. Managing Cookie Preferences: Users have the option to manage their cookie preferences directly through their browser settings. They can choose to disable cookies, although this might affect the functionality of certain aspects of our website.

  3. Withdrawing Consent: Users have the right to withdraw their consent at any time. We ensure that withdrawing consent is as easy as giving it, without any detriment to the user.

  4. Opt-Out of Targeted Advertising: Users can opt out of targeted advertising facilitated by third-party advertising networks, including Google AdSense, through various opt-out tools like the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page.

Changes to Consent Procedures

Spin The Food may update its consent procedures from time to time to comply with legal changes or to reflect new data practices. We will notify users of any significant changes and seek renewed consent where necessary.

Section 6: Compliance with Privacy Laws

Spin The Food is committed to complying with all applicable data privacy laws and regulations. This section outlines our efforts to align our data handling practices with these legal requirements.

Adherence to Global Privacy Laws
  1. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): For our users in the European Union, we adhere to the GDPR, which involves stringent data protection and privacy requirements. This includes ensuring lawful processing of personal data, respecting users’ rights for data access and erasure, and maintaining transparent data processing activities.

  2. California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA): For our users in California, USA, we comply with the CCPA. This includes providing notices about the collection of personal data, honoring user requests for data access, deletion, and opting out of data sales.

  3. Other Regional Laws: We also consider other regional laws relevant to our users’ locations, ensuring that our practices comply with local regulations regarding data privacy and protection.

Data Protection Principles

We are committed to the following principles of data protection:

  • Lawfulness, Fairness, and Transparency: Processing personal data in a lawful, fair, and transparent manner.
  • Purpose Limitation: Collecting data for specified, legitimate purposes and not processing it in a way incompatible with those purposes.
  • Data Minimization: Ensuring that personal data is adequate, relevant, and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which it is processed.
  • Accuracy: Keeping personal data accurate and up to date.
  • Storage Limitation: Retaining personal data only for as long as necessary for the purposes we have informed users about.
  • Integrity and Confidentiality: Processing personal data securely, using appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect against unauthorized or unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction, or damage.
User Rights under Privacy Laws

We acknowledge and support the rights of our users under various privacy laws, including:

  • Right to Access: Users can request access to their personal data we hold.
  • Right to Rectification: Users can request correction of inaccurate personal data.
  • Right to Erasure: Users have the right to request deletion of their personal data under certain conditions.
  • Right to Restrict Processing: Users can request the restriction of processing of their personal data.
  • Right to Data Portability: Users have the right to receive their personal data in a structured, commonly used format.
  • Right to Object: Users can object to the processing of their personal data.
Updates and Revisions

Our Privacy Policy and practices are periodically reviewed and updated to stay in line with changes in the law. We encourage users to review this section regularly for the latest information on our compliance with privacy laws.

Section 7: Data Security

At Spin The Food, we recognize the importance of securing your personal data. This section describes the measures we have implemented to protect your data from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction.

Security Measures
  1. Data Encryption: To safeguard your data, we use industry-standard encryption technologies during data transmission and storage.

  2. Secure Server Infrastructure: Our servers are secured against unauthorized access and are regularly monitored to prevent any security breaches.

  3. Regular Security Audits: We conduct periodic security audits to identify and rectify any potential vulnerabilities in our systems.

  4. Access Control: Access to personal data is strictly limited to authorized personnel who need the information to perform their job responsibilities. These individuals are subject to confidentiality obligations.

  5. Third-Party Security Practices: We ensure that any third-party service providers we engage with adhere to stringent data security standards to protect the data they process on our behalf.

Data Breach Procedures

In the unlikely event of a data breach, we have procedures in place to swiftly respond to and mitigate the impact. This includes:

  • Immediate Investigation: Upon discovering a breach, we will conduct an immediate investigation to determine the cause and extent of the breach.
  • Notification: If the breach poses a risk to your rights and freedoms, we will notify you and the appropriate authorities without undue delay.
  • Remedial Actions: We will take all necessary steps to prevent future occurrences, including enhancing our security measures and updating policies as needed.
User Involvement in Data Security

Users play a critical role in keeping their data secure. We encourage you to:

  • Choose strong passwords and keep them confidential.
  • Be cautious of phishing attempts and suspicious emails.
  • Regularly update your software to protect against security vulnerabilities.
Updates to Our Security Practices

We are committed to continuously improving our data security practices. As technology evolves, we will update this section of our Privacy Policy to reflect any changes in our procedures.

Section 8: Rights of Users

This section of our Privacy Policy at Spin The Food outlines the rights of our users regarding their personal information. We are committed to ensuring that you fully understand and are able to exercise your rights concerning your personal data.

User Rights

As a user of Spin The Food, you have the following rights:

  1. Right to Access: You have the right to access the personal data we hold about you. Upon request, we will provide a copy of this data in a commonly used electronic format.

  2. Right to Rectification: If you believe that any personal data we hold about you is incorrect or incomplete, you have the right to request that we correct or complete it.

  3. Right to Erasure (‘Right to be Forgotten’): You can request the deletion or removal of your personal data when there is no compelling reason for its continued processing.

  4. Right to Restrict Processing: You have the right to ‘block’ or suppress further use of your data in certain circumstances. When processing is restricted, we can still store your data, but not use it further.

  5. Right to Data Portability: This right allows you to obtain and reuse your personal data for your own purposes across different services. It allows you to move, copy, or transfer personal data easily from one IT environment to another in a safe and secure way, without affecting its usability.

  6. Right to Object: You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data based on legitimate interests, direct marketing (including profiling), and processing for scientific or historical research and statistics.

  7. Rights in Relation to Automated Decision Making and Profiling: You have the right not to be subject to a decision when it’s based on automated processing and it produces a legal effect or similarly significantly affects you.

Exercising Your Rights

To exercise any of these rights, please contact us using the contact information provided in our Privacy Policy. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.


If you have any concerns or complaints about how we are handling your data, we encourage you to contact us directly. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection authority.

Section 9: Policy Updates

This section addresses how and when the Privacy Policy of SpinTheFood may be updated or revised. We understand the dynamic nature of the digital world and the importance of keeping our Privacy Policy aligned with current legal standards and best practices.

Updates and Revisions to the Policy
  1. Periodic Review and Updates: We regularly review and update our Privacy Policy to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards. This includes changes due to legal requirements, enhancements in our data processing practices, or changes in our business model.

  2. Notification of Changes: Whenever we make changes to our Privacy Policy, we will notify our users through our website or via email. The date of the last update will always be indicated at the top of the Privacy Policy page.

  3. User’s Responsibility to Stay Informed: We encourage our users to regularly review the Privacy Policy to stay informed about how we are protecting their personal information. Continued use of our website and services after any changes to the Privacy Policy will constitute acknowledgment and agreement to the revised policy.

  4. Version Control: In case of any amendments, the updated version of the Privacy Policy will supersede all previous versions. A history of changes made will be maintained for transparency and accountability.

Feedback and Contact

We welcome feedback on our Privacy Policy and encourage users to contact us with any questions, concerns, or comments about this policy or data privacy practices.

Section 10: Contact Information

This section provides the necessary contact information for users to reach out to Spin The Food with any questions, concerns, or requests related to our Privacy Policy and their personal data.

Contact Details

For any inquiries, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy, your personal data, or our privacy practices, please contact us using the following details:

Customer Support

Our dedicated customer support team is available to assist you with any issues or questions you may have. We strive to respond to all queries in a timely and efficient manner.


We value your feedback and suggestions about our Privacy Policy and practices. Please feel free to contact us with your thoughts or recommendations.

Official Communication Channels

For official communications, please use the provided email address. This ensures that your communication is documented and handled appropriately.