The Spicy Cafe is the property of Anjali Purandare.
Information we collect
We might collect your name and email address.
Information you post
We collect the information you post in a public space on our website or on a third-party social media site belonging to The Spicy Cafe.
We may collect demographic information about you, events you like, events you intend to participate in, or any other information provided by you during the use of our website. We might collect this as a part of a survey also.
If you use our website, we may collect information about your IP address and the browser you’re using. We might look at what site you came from, the duration of time spent on our website, pages accessed or what site you visit when you leave us. We might also collect the type of mobile device you are using, or the version of the operating system your computer or device is running.
We collect information in different ways.
We collect information directly from you
We collect information directly from you when you register. We also collect information if you post a comment on our websites or ask us a question through email.
We collect information from you passively
We use tracking tools like Google Analytics, Google Webmaster, browser cookies and web beacons for collecting information about your usage of our website.
We get information about you from third parties
For example, if you use an integrated social media feature on our websites. The third-party social media site will give us certain information about you. This could include your name and email address.
Use of your personal information
We use the information to contact you:
We might use the information you provide to contact you for confirmation of a purchase on our website or for other promotional purposes.
We use the information to respond to your requests or questions
We might use your information to confirm your registration for an event or contest.
We use the information to improve our products and services
We might use your information to customize your experience with us. This could include displaying content based on your preferences.
We use the information to look at site trends and customer interests
We may use your information to make our website and products better. We may combine information we get from you with information about you we get from third parties.
We use the information for security purposes
We may use the information to protect our company, our customers, or our websites.
We use the information for marketing purposes
We might send you information about special promotions or offers. We might also tell you about new features or products. These might be our own offers or products, or third-party offers or products we think you might find interesting.
We use the information to send you transactional communications
We might send you emails.
We use information as otherwise permitted by law.
Sharing of information with third-parties
We will share information with third parties who perform services on our behalf
We share information with vendors who help us manage our online registration process or payment processors or transactional message processors. Some vendors may be located outside of India.
We will share information with the event organizers
We share your information with event organizers and other parties responsible for fulfilling the purchase obligation. The event organizers and other parties may use the information we give them as described in their privacy policies.
We will share information with our business partners
This includes a third party who provides or sponsors an event, or who operates a venue where we hold events. Our partners use the information we give them as described in their privacy policies.
We may share information if we think we have to in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves
We will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena. We may also share it if a government agency or investigatory body requests it. Or, we might also share information when we are investigating potential fraud.
We may share your information for reasons not described in this policy
We will tell you before we do this.
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 visit our login page, 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.
You can opt-out of receiving our marketing emails
To stop receiving our promotional emails, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. It may take about ten days to process your request.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.
We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.
Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:
Google Analytics – This service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website.
At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications. This list may be amended from time to time at the Website’s sole discretion.
Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.
Affiliate Program Participation
The Spicy Cafe is engaged in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
Some of the posts on the website may contain affiliate links. We may recommend products on the website from time to time that we feel might be helpful to you. When you click on these affiliate links, buy something, I may receive a small commission (affiliate commission). Please note that it does NOT result in any additional cost to you NOR costs you extra. The money that I earn from affiliate marketing every month helps in keeping this website up and running.
The Spicy Cafe is a participant in the Shareasale / Amazon Associates Program. It is an affiliate advertising program that provides a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to amazon.com & shareasale.com.
We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).
On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.
If you have any questions about this Policy or other privacy concerns, you can also email us at email@example.com
Updates to this policy