This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Normal Cooking collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Normal Cooking.

Personal identification information

Normal Cooking may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit Normal Cooking, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources Normal Cooking makes available on the Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address. Users may, however, visit Normal Cooking anonymously. Normal Cooking will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

Normal Cooking may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with Normal Cooking. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to Normal Cooking, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Normal Cooking may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

Normal Cooking may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

– To improve customer service: Information you provide helps Normal Cooking respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
– To personalize user experience: Normal Cooking may use information in the aggregate to understand how Normal Cooking Users as a group use the services and resources provided on Normal Cooking.
– To improve Normal Cooking: Normal Cooking may use feedback you provide to improve products and services.
– To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature: To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics Normal Cooking thinks will be of interest to them.
– To send periodic emails: Normal Cooking may use the email address to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via Normal Cooking.

How I protect your information

Normal Cooking adopts appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on Normal Cooking.

Sharing your personal information

Normal Cooking does not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. Normal Cooking may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. Normal Cooking may use third party service providers to help operate Normal Cooking business and the Site or administer activities on Normal Cooking’s behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. Normal Cooking may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given your permission.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on Normal Cooking that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. Normal Cooking does not control the content or links that appear on these sites and is not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from Normal Cooking. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to Normal Cooking, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.


Ads appearing on Normal Cooking may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers. For information about opting outof Gourmet Ads and ad serving partners please visit

Google Adsense

Some of the ads may be served by Google. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to Normal Cooking and other sites on the Internet. DART uses “non personally identifiable information” and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at

Changes to this privacy policy

Normal Cooking has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When Normal Cooking does, Normal Cooking will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. Normal Cooking encourages Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information Normal Cooking collects. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use Normal Cooking. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting me

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact Normal Cooking at:
normalcookingblog [at]

This document was last updated on April 08, 2014