Who we are
A Cup of Kims is a Philadelphia-based travel and lifestyle blog created by The Kim Family. This blog can be found at http://acupofkims.com and the author can be reached at acupofkims (at) gmail (dot) com.
Our website address is: http://acupofkims.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
This website collects personal data such as your name and email address when you fill out a comment form or email subscription form. While this website does not sell the information collected to third party websites, some of the plugins used on this website may track your personal data such as where you click on the website, how long you stay there, and the region you come from.
This website uses Google Analytics.
The information collected in order to track what posts you enjoy the most as well as what content is the most interesting to you.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
On this website, if you use the contact form to reach out to the author of this website, your email, name, IP address and your reasoning for contacting the author will be tracked in order to protect the site against spam.
For customer services purposes, entries are kept for approximately 2-3 months depending on the request or comment that is submitted. However, we do not keep submissions for the purpose of marketing purposes.
This website uses contact form plug-ins such as Contact Bank.
Comments and Cookies
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
The Site and the Service are not directed to anyone under the age of 13. The Site does not knowingly collect or solicit information from anyone under the age of 13, or allow anyone under the age of 13 to sign up for the Service. In the event that we learn that we have gathered personal information from anyone under the age of 13 without the consent of a parent or guardian, we will delete that information as soon as possible. If you believe we have collected such information, please contact us.
In general, the Personal Information you provide to us is used to help us communicate with you. For example, we use Personal Information to contact users in response to questions, solicit feedback from users, provide technical support, and inform users about promotional offers.
We may share Personal Information with outside parties if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to meet any applicable legal process or enforceable governmental request; to enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations; address fraud, security or technical concerns; or to protect against harm to the rights, property, or safety of our users or the public as required or permitted by law.
This website tracks your data usage on this website using Google Analytics and Monster Insights. Using these plugins, this site tracks personal data usage and information such as your age range, regional location (i.e USA, Canada, etc), and your activity while on this website.
The purpose of tracking this information is so that this website can identify what posts, content, and resources users would like more of so that the site can produce more of that content. This website is not responsible for information tracked by third party sites such as Google Analytics.
If you do not want your information tracked, you are allowed to opt out.
Who we share your data with
Google Analytics and Monster Insights track your data usage as well as your regional location and age range.
Mailerlite collects your name, email address, and opt-in confirmation.
Hello Bar collects your name, email address, and opt-in confirmation as well.
Links to other websites
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
You have the right at any time to prevent us from contacting you for marketing purposes. When we send a promotional communication to a user, the user can opt out of further promotional communications by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in each promotional e-mail. You can also indicate that you do not wish to receive marketing communications from us both in the emails and at the point of signing up for the mailing list of the Site.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
Name of Owner: Ro
Email: ro (at) chickenandbliss (dot) com.
How we protect your data
In order to protect your data, this website has security measures such as two factor authentication through making the user confirm twice that they would like to subscribe to the newsletter or download a product.
We implement security measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access. Your account is protected by your account password and we urge you to take steps to keep your personal information safe by not disclosing your password and by logging out of your account after each use. We further protect your information from potential security breaches by implementing certain technological security measures including encryption, firewalls and secure socket layer technology. However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software. By using our Service, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.
What data breach procedures we have in place
In the event of a potential breach, this website will work with the proper authorities to ensure that this does not happen. However, this website does not track any more information that it needs and will not track sensitive information such as your address, personal identification number full name (unless provided).
This website absolves any responsibility for breaches from the third party applications used on this website such as Google Analytics, MailerLite, JetPack and Hello Bar.
To prevent breaches, we currently use JetPack, which helps to monitor the site consistently for spam and malicious attacks.
What third parties we receive data from
We receive third party information from websites such as Google Analytics, MailerLite and Monster Insights.
Email Sign Up
This website uses MailerLite and Hello Bar to collect email addresses for my mailing list. This website does not share emails with third parties.