Privacy Policy

Curriculum Chef operates https://curriculumchef.com which provides literacy ideas/teaching resources targeted to upper elementary teachers. Curriculum Chef also provides career advice for beginning and seasoned classroom teachers. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information we receive from users of the site.

We use your personal information only for providing you information about our products or services, responding to specific questions, promoting special offers, processing an order you made on the site, and extending customer service.

We also use the information collected to improve the content of the website, notify readers about website updates, products, and also to contact paid customers plus consumers of the free resource library (with the free downloads) for marketing and sales purposes.

By using Curriculum Chef, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Information Collection And Use

While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, phone number, and postal address.

Comments

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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/.

After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

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.

Log Data

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit the site. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics. In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this information.

Communications

I may use your personal information to contact you with newsletters, marketing, or promotional materials.

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of this Site.

Website Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a service that transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google nor does it identify individual users. We use data, statistics, and reports provided by Google Analytics to help understand website use and traffic patterns of our visitors.

If you wish to opt-out of Google Analytics cookies altogether, link to this Google Analytics Opt-Out Add-on.

Service Providers/Embedded Content from Other Websites

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

  • To facilitate our Service;
  • To provide the Service on our behalf;
  • To perform Service-related services; or
  • To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

We want to inform our Service users that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to
disclose or use the information for any other purpose.

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Third-Party Payment Processors

We use two third party payment processor, Stripe and PayPal, for all payments. Curriculum Chef does not store credit card details and instead relies on Stripe and PayPal for this.

We use a third party payment processor to process payments made to us. In connection with the processing of such payments, we do not retain any personally identifiable information or any financial information such as credit card numbers. Rather, all such information is provided directly to our third party processors, Stripe and PayPal, whose use of your personal information is governed by their privacy policy.

When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to Stripe or PayPal, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.

Stripe’s privacy policy may be viewed at https://stripe.com/us/privacy. PayPal’s Privacy Statement may be viewed at https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.

WooCommerce

We collect information about you during the checkout process on our store.

What We Collect and Store

While you visit our site, we’ll track…

  • Products you’ve viewed: we’ll use this to, for example, show you products you’ve recently viewed.
  • Location, IP address and browser type: we’ll use this for purposes like estimating taxes and shipping.
  • Shipping address: we’ll ask you to enter this so we can, for instance, estimate shipping before you place an order, and send you the order!

We’ll also use cookies to keep track of cart contents while you’re browsing our site.

When you purchase from us, we may ask you to provide information including your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, credit card/payment details and optional account information like username and password. We’ll use this information for purposes, such as, to…

  • Send you information about your account and order.
  • Respond to your requests, including refunds and complaints.
  • Process payments and prevent fraud.
  • Set up your account for our store.
  • Comply with any legal obligations we have, such as calculating taxes.
  • Improve our store offerings.
  • Send you marketing messages, if you choose to receive them.

If you create an account, we will store your name, address, email and phone number, which will be used to populate the checkout for future orders.

We generally store information about you for as long as we need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and we are not legally required to continue to keep it.

For example, we will store order information for no more than 4 years for tax and accounting purposes. This includes your name, email address and billing and shipping addresses.

We will also store comments or reviews, if you choose to leave them.

Who On Our Team Has Access

Members of our team have access to the information you provide us. For example, both Administrators and Shop Managers can access:

Order information like what was purchased, when it was purchased and where it should be sent, and
Customer information like your name, email address, and billing and shipping information.

Our team members have access to this information to help fulfill orders, process refunds and support you.

Security

The security of your personal information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Children’s Information

We believe it is important to provide added protection for children online. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in and/or monitor and guide their online activity. Our website, https://curriculumchef.com, does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.

If a parent or guardian believes that https://curriculumchef.com has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately, and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of January 1, 2017 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on the website.

Consent

By using this website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its Terms & Conditions.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, contact us at [email protected]

Last updated: October 19, 2018