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Disclosure/Privacy Policy

Disclosure/Privacy Policy for www.sweetandsavorybyshinee.com. Last updated in March, 2016.


Sweet & Savory by Shinee, LLC is a personal blog, written and maintained by Shinee D. This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

Sweet & Savory by Shinee, LLC abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

Even though we receive compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are mine alone. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

Sweet & Savory by Shinee, LLC is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.


The privacy of our visitors is extremely important to us. This privacy policy outlines what type of information is collected and how it is used and protected. We do not share your personal information collected by www.sweetandsavorybyshinee.com with third-parties, nor do we sell your personal information to third-parties.

E-mail Information
Any personally identifiable information you provide, such as your e-mail address, through our contact form, and/or e-mail subscription process on www.sweetandsavorybyshinee.com is used only for private correspondence, and/or to send you The Weekly Update e-mails. You may cancel your subscription at any time.

Log Files
As most other websites, we collect and use the data in log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. Cookies are used by most websites to tailor content and marketing messages to provide more personalized service to you. We use cookies on www.sweetandsavorybyshinee.com for statistical analysis only. All user data is anonymous. If you prefer not to allow the use of cookies, you can turn it off at any time by modifying your Internet browser settings.

To learn more about cookies, check out http://www.aboutcookies.org.

Some of our advertisers may use cookies and web beacons on our site as well. These third-party advertisers may use cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies to serve you advertisements tailored to your interests. We do not have control over cookies placed by third-party advertisers. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices.

DoubleClick DART cookies

Third party vendors, including Google, use the DART cookies to serve ads tailored to your interests. DART uses “non personally identifiable information”, which means it does NOT track personal information about you. You can learn more about advertising cookies and how to control these cookies by visiting the following link: http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/.

At www.sweetandsavorybyshinee.com, we use Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using Google’s Ad Settings page. You can also completely block Google Analytics tracking using Google Analytics Opt-out browser add-on.

At www.sweetandsavorybyshinee.com, we use Hotjar, a tool for analyzing visitor behavior to improve our site’s performance and user experience. You can learn more about Hotjar from their Privacy Policy page.

Through the Hotjar tracking code embedded on our website, the following information is automatically collected while a visitor navigates and interacts with the content on our website. The sole purpose of collecting this data is to improve the user experience.

Device-Specific Data
The following information may be collected through your device and browser:

  • your device’s IP address (collected and stored in an anonymized format)
  • device screen size
  • device type (unique device identifiers) and bowser information
  • geographic location (country only)
  • preferred language used to display the webpage

Log data
Hotjar automatically records information, which is created upon using www.sweetandsavorybyshinee.com. Data includes:

  • referring domain
  • pages visited
  • geographic location (country only)
  • preferred language used to display the webpage
  • date and time when website pages were accessed

External Links
www.sweetandsavorybyshinee.com contain external links to other websites. Please note that once you leave our website, we do not have any control over the privacy policy of other websites. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policy of other websites as well.

If you have any questions, or concerns regarding this policy, please contact us via e-mail.