Policies and Disclosures

Privacy Policy

www.happymediterranean.com/ ( “Happy Mediterranean” “website” “we” or “us” or “our”) respects the privacy of our users (“user” “reader” “visitor” or “you”). This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you visit our website including any other media form, media channel, mobile website, or mobile application related or connected thereto (collectively, the “Site”). 

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully.

Personal Data

You may voluntarily share personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, email address, and telephone number, and demographic information, such as your age, gender, hometown, and interests when you choose to participate in various activities related to the Site, such as newsletter subscriptions, downloads, and website comments. 

Please note that you are under no obligation to provide us with personal information of any kind, however, your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain features of the Site.

Log Files

www.happymediterranean.com uses 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 very 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 better suit your needs. For example, cookies help us monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not so that we can provide content that is most helpful to you.

A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

If you prefer not to allow the use of cookies, you can change the configuration of your browser to warn you when you receive a cookie or automatically reject them. If you would like to find out more about cookies, you can visit http://www.aboutcookies.org

www.happymediterranean.com complies with EU law including the General Data Protection Regulation (2018 Act) regarding Cookie disclosure and acceptance by any user who visits our website. 

Cookie Consent

By using this Site, you consent to the use of such cookies and the sharing of data captured by such cookies with AdThrive, 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

Cookie opt-out

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.

For European Economic Area Residents

If you reside in a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), then under the GDPR and applicable data protection laws you have the rights, among other things, to access your personal data, have us erase it, and/or restrict its further processing.  

If you wish to access or delete your personal data (if any) maintained by us related to advertising on the Site, you can contact us at thehappymediterranean@gmail.com. If you wish to see a list of the advertising partners we work with or change which of those partners track your behavior using cookies, click the ad preferences link at the bottom of the site. (Available in the EU.)

Advertising and Affiliates

From time to time, www.happymediterranean.com includes advertising and affiliate links in our content. An affiliate link may be used to recommend products that we know and trust. We will always notify our visitors on any page that contains affiliate links as detailed below;

Affiliate disclaimer: 

This post contains referral links for products that we use and love. The Spanish Radish earns a small commission on these links at no cost to you, and the links will always be marked with an “*”. 

Links to Other Sites

Occasionally, we may link to other websites of interest (such as, when we publish a roundup of recipes including recipes from around the web.) Once you have used these links to leave our site, please note, 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. 

Always exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Nutrition information disclosure

This is a personal food blog, and the recipe creator(s), writer (s), author (s) and publisher (s) of happymediterranean.com are not health professionals, nutritionists, or registered dietitians. 

As a service to our users, we provide nutritional information as a guide only. 

Nutritional information found on happymediterranean.com is not intended as nutritional advice and readers of this website are ultimately responsible for all decisions pertaining to their health. 

Readers assume full responsibility for consulting a qualified health professional regarding health conditions or concerns before starting a new health program or diet.

Happy Mediterranean expressly disclaims any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. 

Policies and Disclosures last updated June 6th, 2023.