Policies

Disclosure:

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any products mentioned or photographed on this blog are purchased by myself.

This blog does not accept any form of cash advertising, sponsorship, or paid topic insertions. However, we will and do accept and keep free products, services, travel, event tickets, and other forms of compensation from companies and organizations.

This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact me directly at jan [at] jansfoodsteps [dot] com

Adapted from: http://www.disclosurepolicy.org

Cookies:

We do use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our site. We use cookies for the following purposes:

(a) to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website;
(b) to help us to display advertisements that will be relevant to you; and
(d) to help us to analyze the use and performance of our website and services;

We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The 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/

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. While most web browsers automatically accept cookies, you can usually modify your browser setting to decline them. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version.

Advertising:

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com, Amazon.ca and affiliated sites. Affiliate links are clearly indicated in the content.

We also use third party advertisements on jansfoodsteps.com to support our site.  Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed.  This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).

By using this Site, you consent to the use of such cookies and the sharing of data captured by such cookies with Google, and our other third-party partners. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser by visiting: https://adssettings.google.com. You can also opt out of the network cookie using those settings or using the Network Advertising Initiative’s multi-cookie opt-out mechanism at http://optout.networkadvertising.org.  However, these opt-out mechanisms themselves use cookies, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained.

Linking to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

We are not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission.

This policy is subject to change without notice. Last updated on May 23, 2018.

Photo & Recipe Permission:

Jan’s Food Steps owns the copyright for all photographs on this website.  Please contact us to obtain permission if you would like to use an image on this site.  Generally, we don’t mind if our photos are republished on other sites as long as there is a link back to the recipe from which the photo is taken, and as long as the recipe itself is not also published with the photograph.

If you’d like to use share one of our recipes on your own website, please rewrite the recipe in your own unique words (not copy & paste) and include a link back to the original recipe on jansfoodsteps.com.

Please contact us if you have any questions at jan [at] jansfoodsteps [dot] com