Privacy Policy

The Play with Food Privacy Policy was last updated and posted on May 22, 2018. It governs the privacy terms of the website located at



“Non Personal Information” is information that is not personally identifiable to you and is automatically collected when you access the play with food website with a web browser. It may also include publicly available information that is shared between you and others.

“Personally Identifiable Information” is non-public information that is personally identifiable to you. Personally identifiable information may include information such as your name, email address, and other related information that you provide to us or that the site obtains about you.

Information Collected

Generally, you control the amount and type of information you provide to the play with food website.

As a visitor, you can browse the play with food website to find out more information. You are not required to provide us with any personally identifiable information as a visitor.

Personally Identifiable Information

The play with food website may process certain types of personal data about you during your interactions with the site, as follows:

  • Identity Data: may include your first name and last name..
  • Contact Data: may include your billing address, delivery address, email address and telephone numbers.
  • Transaction Data: may include details about payments between us and other details of purchases made by you.
  • Technical Data: may include your login data, internet protocol addresses, browser type and version, browser plug-in types and versions, time zone setting and location, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access our sites.
  • Profile Data: may include your purchases or orders, feedback and form responses.
  • Usage Data: may include information about how you use our website, products and services.
  • Marketing and Communications Data: may include your preferences in receiving marketing communications from us and your communication preferences.

Computer Information Collected

When you visit the play with food website, the site automatically collects certain computer information provided by the interaction of your mobile phone or web browser. Such information is typically considered non personal information. We also collect the following:

  • Cookies
    The website uses “Cookies” to identify specific areas of the site that you have visited (namely affiliate links). A Cookie is a small piece of data stored on your computer or mobile device by your web browser. Most web browsers can be set to disable the use of Cookies. We never place Personally Identifiable Information in Cookies.
  • Automatic Information
    The website automatically receives information from your web browser or mobile device. This information includes the name of the website from which you entered the website, if any, as well as the name of the website to which you’re headed when you leave my website. This information also includes the IP address of your computer/proxy server that you use to access the Internet, your internet website provider name, web browser type, type of mobile device, and computer operating system. This is a standard practice and can be used to analyse topics on the website my audience engages with and helps me continue to deliver the best information to you.

How Information is Used

The information received from you is used as follows:

    • Customizing The Website
      We may use the personally identifiable information you provide to us along with any computer information we receive to customize the content and experiences you wish to have on our website.
    • Register You as a Customer
      We use personally identifiable information you provide us to deliver products and services, process your payments (via a 3rd party platform – PayPal), and register you as a customer.
    • Sharing Information with Affiliates and Other Third Parties
      We do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your personally identifiable information to third parties for marketing purposes. We may provide your personally identifiable information to affiliates that provide services to us  (i.e. payment processors, website hosting companies, etc.); such affiliates will only receive information necessary to provide the respective services and will be bound by confidentiality agreements limiting the use of such information.

The following third parties may have access to your Personally Identifiable Information:

    • MailChimp (Atlanta, GA USA)
    • Google Analytics (Mountain View, CA USA)
    • Dropbox (San Francisco, CA USA)
    • Facebook via my Facebook groups (Menlo Park, CA USA)
    • PayPal (San Jose, CA USA)
  • Data Aggregation
    We retain the right to collect and use any non personal information collected from your use of the play with food website and aggregate such data for internal analytics that improves our website and service.
  • Legally Required Releases of Information
    We may be legally required to disclose your personally identifiable information, if such disclosure is (a) required by subpoena, law, or other legal process; (b) necessary to assist law enforcement officials or government enforcement agencies; (c) necessary to protect us from legal action or claims from third parties including you and/or other Members; and/or (d) necessary to protect the legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safety of Play with Food and affiliates.


Marketing communications

You will receive marketing communications from play with food if you have:

  • Requested information from play with food or purchased goods or services from play with food; or
  • Provided us with your details when opting into the play with food mailing list including via free resources and challenges. And in each case, you have not opted out of receiving further marketing emails.
  • We will get your express opt-in consent before we share your personal data with any third party for marketing purposes.

You can ask us or third parties to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by following the opt-out links on any marketing message sent to you OR by emailing Simone at simone{at} at any time.  Where you opt out of receiving our marketing communications, this will not apply to personal data provided to us as a result of a product/service purchase, warranty registration, product/service experience or other transactions.

EU Residents:

If you wish to exercise your “right to be forgotten” and have all personally identifiable information deleted, please email Simone directly with your request: simone{at}

You maintain the right to complain to the Data Protection Authority in your local EU Member State under the GDPR.

Data Security

I have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed.  I will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes it was collected for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

Customer data is stored for a reasonable time (5+ years) as a necessity to keep accurate records of accounting, tax, and customer needs. The exact data retention period varies based on the system storing the information, the date of the user’s last activity or interaction with play with food, and whether or not the information relates to a current or past customer.

Links to Other Websites

The Play with Food website may contain links to other websites that are not under my direct control. These websites may have their own policies regarding privacy. We have no control of or responsibility for linked websites and provide these links solely for the convenience and information of our visitors. You access such linked websites at your own risk. These websites are not subject to this Privacy Policy. You should check the privacy policies, if any, of those individual websites to see how the operators of those third-party websites will utilize your personal information. In addition, these websites may contain a link to websites of our affiliates. The websites of our affiliates are not subject to this privacy policy, and you should check their individual privacy policies to see how the operators of such websites will utilize your personal information.

Privacy Policy Updates

I reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time. You should review this privacy policy frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we may notify you on the website, by email or by any method I believe is sufficient. Hence, I will also change the “Last Updated” date at the beginning of this privacy policy. Any changes made to this privacy policy are effective as of the “Last Updated” date and replace any prior privacy policies.

Questions About Our Privacy Practices or This Privacy Policy

If you have any questions about the privacy practices or this policy, please contact Simone.