Web Site Privacy Policy

Your privacy and the information you share with is important to us. We’ve also taken steps under Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to make sure that any information you give us is secure, only seen by people who need to see it, and is within your control. Although the GDPR has been introduced to protect the data of Europeans, we're implementing those same extremely high standards, policies and practices for everyone who visits this site. That way, you have our commitment that we’ll protect your personal information.

Below you can find out exactly why we need this information, what happens to it, who sees it, and how we keep it secure. We are dedicated to protecting your data and privacy. We recognize that your privacy is important. This privacy policy outlines the types of personal information we can receive and collect when you use our website, as well as, informs you on some of the steps we take to safeguard information. This will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with me.

We strive to maintain the highest possible standards of decency, fairness, and integrity in all our operations. Likewise, we're dedicated to protecting our customers' and online visitors' privacy on our website. If you think your personal information is not being used properly and you want to make a complaint, you should first contact us and ask us to put remedy whatever you feel is wrong, explaining the problem as clearly as you can.

If you’re not satisfied with our response, you have every right to lodge a formal complaint. The best way to do this is to contact a lawyer.

About Our Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that soulfoodandsoutherncooking.com stores on your computer, which your browser provides soulfoodandsoutherncooking.com each time you return to this site. We use cookies to help us identify and track visitors, their use of my website, and their website access preferences.

Google Analytics Cookies

soulfoodandsoutherncooking.com uses Google Analytics to analyze the use of this website. Google Analytics collects demographic and interest data, and generates statistical and other information about website use, by means of cookies. These cookies are kept on your computer. We share this information with Google, which will store and use this information on its servers. Google’s privacy policy is available at 


soulfoodandsoutherncooking.com uses information from Google Analytics to track the number of visits to the website, browsers and operating systems. No personally identifiable information is obtained from these cookies. We use the information that Google Analytics generates relating to our website to create reports about the use of the site. These reports allow us to update and improve the site.

If you do not wish your data to be collected via Google Analytics, you can install its op-out browser extension or add-on by visiting


Google Search Cookies

The custom search box on this web site ("Search Box") is powered by Google Inc ("Google"). You acknowledge and agree that Google's privacy policy shall apply to your use of the Search Box and by using the Search Box you consent to Google using your personal data in accordance to it privacy policy.

Advertising Cookies

Your personal data/cookies are used for personalizing your experience and adverstising.

We use third-party advertising companies (Google Adsense, Sortable) to serve ads on my website. These companies use cookies and web beacons in their ads to ascertain how many times you've seen an advertisement. We share this information with these companies, but do not provide them with any personally identifiable information for cookie or web beacon use, so they cannot personally identify you with the information from my website.

You may opt out of personalized ads for over 125 different ad networks here: http://optout.aboutads.info/

Some third-party advertisements are served by Google. Google's cookie enables it to serve ads to our visitors based on their visits to other sites on the Web. You may opt out of personalized ads by visiting the Google Ad opt-out page

The following link from Google provides more information about how Google manages data in its ad products: Get More info

Affiliate Products and Services

We receive an affiliate commission for some of the products/services sold on soulfoodandsoutherncooking.com. The affiliate services platforms we use are Amazon, Clickbank, SiteSell Inc, Commission Junctions, etc. By clicking on a product or service link, you consent to the platform's use of cookies, as outlined in the links below.

Amazon Privacy Notice

Clickbank Privacy Policy

SiteSell Inc.

Commission Junction 

Retargeting Ads and Tracking Pixels

Our website uses pixels to determine the effectiveness of our Facebook ad campaigns. You can change your Facebook ad setting here.

Refusing Cookies

You can set your browser to accept or refuse all cookies automatically, or notify you when a cookie is being requested. Taking this action should not cause a problem with the continued use of my site. Consult the Help section of your browser for guidance on how to refuse all cookies or to notify you when a cookie is requested.

If you choose to refuse soulfoodandsoutherncookings.com's cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.

Personally Identifiable Information

soulfoodandsoutherncooking.com may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To run and operate my site.

  • To display content on the site correctly.

  • To improve customer service.

  • To help me respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.

  • To personalize your user experience.

  • To understand how my users as a group use the services and resources provided on my site.

  • To improve my site.

  • To improve my products and services.

  • To run a promotion, contest, survey or other site feature.

  • To send information to you that you agreed to receive about topics I think will be of interest to you.

  • To send periodic emails, which may include electronic newsletters and/or autoresponder series of emails.

  • To respond to your enquiries, questions, and/or other requests.

soulfoodandsoutherncooking.com may collect personally identifiable information from you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit our site, register on the site, or fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on my site:

  • If you subscribe to my newsletter, We will ask for your name and will require your email address. 
  • If you complete a form, we will require your name and your email address, and will ask for information relevant to the purpose of the form.
  • If you submit content to us, we will ask for your name and email address. Photos you include with your submission, or details in your submission, may personally identify you.
  • If you request to be notified about comments on any content you submit to us, or request to be notified when others submit content, we will require your name and your email address.
  • If you purchase a product or service from us, we will collect your name, email address, billing address and credit card number. This information will be securely stored on our third-party payment servers.

This site lets you share content with your friends and followers on various social media platforms. Below are links to the privacy policies of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Reddit, Tumblr, and YouTube:

Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/policy.php

Twitter: https://twitter.com/settings/account

Pinterest: https://policy.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy

Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/policies/privacy-policy

Tumblr: https://www.tumblr.com/privacy

YouTube: https://policies.google.com/privacy

soulfoodandsoutherncooking.com also uses Facebook commenting. Facebook stores all of your comments and may show them on your timeline, depending on your Facebook settings.

soulfoodandsoutherncooking.com offers RSS as a way to easily follow content updates. Obtain easy access via an RSS feed reader for your preferred browser. Before you choose your RSS reader, please review its privacy policy.

Feedly: https://feedly.com/i/legal/privacy

Feeder: https://feeder.co/help/legal/privacy-policy/

Feedbro: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/feedbroreader/privacy/

You can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information and visit our site anonymously. However, it may prevent you from engaging in certain site-related activities.

If we make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information, we will inform you by placing a notice on my site. We will use personal information received from you for internal purposes only and will not sell it or provide it to third parties.

We also collect each visitor's IP address, which helps us combat spam and fraud. We do not use IP addresses for any other purpose.

soulfoodandsoutherncooking.com contains links to other websites that may be of interest to you. However, once you follow a link to leave our site, we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide while visiting such sites. These sites are not governed by this privacy statement. Always exercise caution by reviewing the privacy statement of the website in question before continuing to use it.

Social Media

On this website there are links to Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube. When you click on them or leave a comment, your browser connects directly with that site and sends information such as your IP address, the date and time of your visit and information about how you use the social site.

Should you wish to prevent those platforms from collecting data, please view their individual policies by using the following links:

We use Facebook pixels to determine the effectiveness of some Facebook ad campaigns. You can change your Facebook ad settings here.

To prevent Facebook collecting your data, you should log out of your Facebook account while using this site.

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), enacted in 2018, creates new consumer rights relating to the access to, deletion of, and sharing of personal information collected by businesses.

Homemade-Dessert-Recipes.com has not knowingly sold any personal information in the previous 12 months.

Brazil's LGPD

Brazil's Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados (LGPD), enacted in 2020, creates new data protection and privacy in the Federative Republic of Brazil.

Google has provided a list of Ad Technology Providers that have been certified for LGPD with Google and who may receive Brazilian user data through an ad request.

Non-personally Identifiable Information

We may collect non-personally identifiable information about you whenever you interact with my site. Non-personally identifiable information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about your method of connecting to my site, such as the operating system and the Internet service provider you used, and other similar information.

Children's Privacy Protection

Internet child safety issues are very important to Homemade-Dessert-Recipes.com. This website is directed to adults; it is not directed to children under the age of 13. We operate our site in compliance with the current U.S. Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) regulations.

Anyone under the age of 13 must provide parental consent to use this site. Therefore, we do not knowingly collect or use personally identifiable information from anyone under 13 years of age.

Release of Information

If we sell the soulfoodandsoutherncooking.com website, the information we have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in our site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale so that the service provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through our website of that change in control and practices, and we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make.

Data Storage

Personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information collected by this site is stored on our host's servers. That host is SiteSell Inc., located at 1000 Saint-Jean Boulevard, Suite 702, Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 5P1 Canada. Some information is collected by third-party services. These may include Stripe, Paypal, Aweber, Convertkit, etc.

How You Can Correct Or Remove Information

We provide this privacy policy as a statement to you of my commitment to protect your personally identifiable information. If you have submitted personally identifiable information through our website and would like to download and review that information, click on this linkYou can also edit, download or delete any of your information from the servers by clicking on this link.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy statement or the privacy practices of this website, soulfoodandsoutherncooking.com can be reached by e-mail using our handy Contact Us form. We can also be contacted by writing directly to us at our mailing address:

Jay Johnson
c/o SiteSell, Inc.
1000 Saint-Jean Boulevard
Suite 702
Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 5P1

For additional information about electronic privacy issues and the management of personal information in the private sector, or to view a copy of Canada's "Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act" (PIPEDA), contact the office of The Privacy Commissioner of Canada at www.priv.gc.ca/en or write to:

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada
112 Kent Street
Ottawa, Ontario  K1A 1H3

Telephone: 1-613-995-8210
Toll free: 1-800-282-1376
E-mail: [email protected]

Updates and Effective Date

soulfoodandsoutherncooking.com reserves the right to make changes in this policy. If there is a material change in our cookie and privacy practices, we will indicate on our site that those practices have changed and provide a link to the updated privacy policy. We encourage you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what information we collect and how we use it.

Agreeing to Terms

If you do not agree to soulfoodandsoutherncooking.com's privacy policy as posted here on this website, please do not consent to the setting of cookies and the collection and storage of your personally identifiable information.

Your explicit consent indicates acceptance of this privacy policy in its entirety.

Last updated: February 15, 2023

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