Privacy Policy

Happy to see that you care for your privacy just like we do! For the international online community that we are, privacy rules are a challenge, since we don’t have global agreements on this. Dt. Aakriti Arora is based in New Delhi, India whose Privacy Policy as strict as any other privacy regulation, so your data is safe with us.


In this policy, we will explain what we do with the personal data we collect, and how we secure your privacy to the extent of our abilities. Realise that if you follow us on social media such Instagram or Facebook, they have their own policy on Data Protection that is beyond our reach. Our love for food includes cookies as well and in this policy, we will explain how we use the digital ones. 


Let’s start with the official privacy policy.


The Dt. Aakriti Arora’s community consists of loads of people all around the world joining in to relish in a nourishing lifestyle. When you join her community by Signing Up Our News Letter we ask;


- your name,

- your email address, Phone Number,

- we get to see your IP address when you sign up,

- and we get to see your social media account name and photo/avatar that you use on our socials


We might receive additional data that you send us voluntarily in a message through email, or contact form or on our socials. We don’t officially keep track of this data and we strongly advise you not to send personal medical information to us. We collect your data to welcome you as a community member, and to send you occasional exclusive recipes and information on plant-based living. We do so because you asked us to do this when you signed up for the newsletter. The legal basis is permission, and you can step out of the community at any time by using the signing off link in our emails. 


We love receiving your emails, and most of the time we delete it directly after reading it. Sometimes we keep it for a few months to give us some time to respond or to memorise any ideas, requests, or recipes that you ask us to add to the community.


Any response that you give on our social media channels will remain posted until you delete it yourself, or the channel decides to archive or delete your messages. When we decide that a response is compromising in any way, we are free to delete that response.


Dt. Aakriti Arora’s partners


We have a nice range of partners consisting of affiliate link parties, sponsors, and collaborators. From the partners we collect as much data as obliged for our administration and our legal and tax duties according to Indian Law. This data consists of names, addresses, company info, contact info, social media account names and photos, bank account numbers, pictures, audio, or any other footage or data we receive or make during the assignments. We collect this data so you can help us expand, enrich, and make the the community livelier. Legally this is called a contractual agreement. We will keep your business files for at least two years after you stopped being a Partner. The data that we need for our own tax administration will be kept for at least 8 years. The data and footage that is published within the community or online will remain for as long as the community lives.


Who has access to your information?

Her team members have access to data that we collect. We pass on your information to other parties when and to the extent that this is necessary for providing you our services. These parties are for instance:


Wix.com, our website platform. Wix cooperates with third parties as they state in their own privacy policy (article 8) for service providers, law enforcement, and application developers. Wix respects the EU-US privacy shield conditions. For community members this may in rare cases reflect your name, email address, and IP address.

- Google Analytics as mentioned below, 

- IT service providers parties that collect reviews, or supply hosting services,

- Partners that help us out with doing business such as delivery partners, pay-roll services (only for team members), administration office or payment module agencies and our affiliates;


With the third parties that receive personal data, we conclude data processing agreements.


Socials as third parties


We use social media channels to provide community info. Mainly YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest. In order to see our social media on these channels, you have to accept their privacy policy. These channels collect a lot of your personal data on their behalf. Note that we are not responsible for such services. These channels do not return personal data to us. We are financially compensated by some channels because of the success and reach of our Community. You as a member financially support us by simply watching our footage, how cool is that.


Other third parties


We are also obliged to share customer information with government authorities in the case of suspicious situations. We will not sell your personal information to third parties. We do not use your data for profiling.


Where do we save your personal data?


We save your information in several databases, and we always use strict safety measures. Your information is saved within the India or is passed on to countries outside of the India, which ensures that your privacy remains protected in the best way possible as officially determined by the India. Some American parties are registered under the Privacy Shield which provides sufficient protection. Alternatively, we work with official Indian designed Model Contracts, which are specifically set up to safeguard your privacy.


We respect your rights


When it comes to your personal data, we respect your rights. You’re entitled to ask us to edit your details, delete them completely, or restrict their usage. Would you like to access your personal details (which mostly consist only of your name, email address, and a part of your IP address), or receive a copy? Just let us know by email or postcard if you like, we’ll return your message with the technical details that we have on you. Inform us when you object to the use of your information for marketing purposes or let us know that you feel your privacy weighs more heavily than our interests. We’ll review the situation in this case. Do you want us to transfer your information to another party? Although we may not have a lot of data on you, we will, of course, abide by this Indian Law obligation. Send us your request and we'll make it happen. We do want to make sure it’s really you. That’s why we can ask for additional information to establish your identity. We also do this when we receive unclear requests.  

If you want to leave the the community, know that we’re going to miss you. But we will let go of you as soon as you unsubscribe via the link at the bottom of every newsletter. 


Now… how about cookies?


We would like to serve you with our cookie menu below. 


We can’t live without cookies, so we obviously collect functional cookies. These cookies help us to give you the best experience; such as monitoring whether you view our content on your mobile, desktop, or tablet, so we can display the website properly. You do not need to give us permission to serve you these functional cookies.


We also favour analytic cookies. We use Google Analytics and these cookies help us to figure out what our community desires the most at a certain moment. This helps us to pitch new ideas when the community is waiting for it. We do not collect your individual data for our Analytics. We collect anonymised data such as your region, and how long you have visited the website. We’ve actually made arrangements with Google Analytics that they will also only track your anonymised data. They don’t file your full IP address and don’t send you ads because of your visit to the online community website. Google is not allowed to share this data with others. You do not need to give us permission to serve you these cookies.


We told you about the use of affiliate links in this privacy statement. The affiliate links use tracking cookies and the shop has a cookie pop-up notification to give you a warning in time. If you don’t use the affiliate links, we do not place any tracking cookies.


If you’d rather not have any cookies at all, be sure to arrange this yourself within your browser settings. You can turn off our cookies and JavaScript. Please note that our website does not work optimally if you do so. How to turn off or delete cookies is explained by your browser. As a service, we provide you the hyperlinks to every browser we know: ChromeFirefoxInternet ExplorerEdgeSafari (iOS)Safari (macOS).


If you have questions or suggestions after reading this, please send us an email, with the subject PRIVACY, so we can get back to you soon.


This privacy policy was last edited on the 8th of May 2020.


With love and gratitude, always,

Aakriti

Happy to see that you care for your privacy just like we do! For the international online community that we are, privacy rules are a challenge, since we don’t have global agreements on this. Dt. Aakriti Arora is based in New Delhi, India whose Privacy Policy as strict as any other privacy regulation, so your data is safe with us.


In this policy, we will explain what we do with the personal data we collect, and how we secure your privacy to the extent of our abilities. Realise that if you follow us on social media such Instagram or Facebook, they have their own policy on Data Protection that is beyond our reach. Our love for food includes cookies as well and in this policy, we will explain how we use the digital ones. 


Let’s start with the official privacy policy.


The Dt. Aakriti Arora’s community consists of loads of people all around the world joining in to relish in a nourishing lifestyle. When you join her community by Signing Up Our News Letter we ask;


- your name,

- your email address, Phone Number,

- we get to see your IP address when you sign up,

- and we get to see your social media account name and photo/avatar that you use on our socials


We might receive additional data that you send us voluntarily in a message through email, or contact form or on our socials. We don’t officially keep track of this data and we strongly advise you not to send personal medical information to us. We collect your data to welcome you as a community member, and to send you occasional exclusive recipes and information on plant-based living. We do so because you asked us to do this when you signed up for the newsletter. The legal basis is permission, and you can step out of the community at any time by using the signing off link in our emails. 


We love receiving your emails, and most of the time we delete it directly after reading it. Sometimes we keep it for a few months to give us some time to respond or to memorise any ideas, requests, or recipes that you ask us to add to the community.


Any response that you give on our social media channels will remain posted until you delete it yourself, or the channel decides to archive or delete your messages. When we decide that a response is compromising in any way, we are free to delete that response.


Dt. Aakriti Arora’s partners


We have a nice range of partners consisting of affiliate link parties, sponsors, and collaborators. From the partners we collect as much data as obliged for our administration and our legal and tax duties according to Indian Law. This data consists of names, addresses, company info, contact info, social media account names and photos, bank account numbers, pictures, audio, or any other footage or data we receive or make during the assignments. We collect this data so you can help us expand, enrich, and make the the community livelier. Legally this is called a contractual agreement. We will keep your business files for at least two years after you stopped being a Partner. The data that we need for our own tax administration will be kept for at least 8 years. The data and footage that is published within the community or online will remain for as long as the community lives.


Who has access to your information?

Her team members have access to data that we collect. We pass on your information to other parties when and to the extent that this is necessary for providing you our services. These parties are for instance:


Wix.com, our website platform. Wix cooperates with third parties as they state in their own privacy policy (article 8) for service providers, law enforcement, and application developers. Wix respects the EU-US privacy shield conditions. For community members this may in rare cases reflect your name, email address, and IP address.

- Google Analytics as mentioned below, 

- IT service providers parties that collect reviews, or supply hosting services,

- Partners that help us out with doing business such as delivery partners, pay-roll services (only for team members), administration office or payment module agencies and our affiliates;


With the third parties that receive personal data, we conclude data processing agreements.


Socials as third parties


We use social media channels to provide community info. Mainly YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest. In order to see our social media on these channels, you have to accept their privacy policy. These channels collect a lot of your personal data on their behalf. Note that we are not responsible for such services. These channels do not return personal data to us. We are financially compensated by some channels because of the success and reach of our Community. You as a member financially support us by simply watching our footage, how cool is that.


Other third parties


We are also obliged to share customer information with government authorities in the case of suspicious situations. We will not sell your personal information to third parties. We do not use your data for profiling.


Where do we save your personal data?


We save your information in several databases, and we always use strict safety measures. Your information is saved within the India or is passed on to countries outside of the India, which ensures that your privacy remains protected in the best way possible as officially determined by the India. Some American parties are registered under the Privacy Shield which provides sufficient protection. Alternatively, we work with official Indian designed Model Contracts, which are specifically set up to safeguard your privacy.


We respect your rights


When it comes to your personal data, we respect your rights. You’re entitled to ask us to edit your details, delete them completely, or restrict their usage. Would you like to access your personal details (which mostly consist only of your name, email address, and a part of your IP address), or receive a copy? Just let us know by email or postcard if you like, we’ll return your message with the technical details that we have on you. Inform us when you object to the use of your information for marketing purposes or let us know that you feel your privacy weighs more heavily than our interests. We’ll review the situation in this case. Do you want us to transfer your information to another party? Although we may not have a lot of data on you, we will, of course, abide by this Indian Law obligation. Send us your request and we'll make it happen. We do want to make sure it’s really you. That’s why we can ask for additional information to establish your identity. We also do this when we receive unclear requests.  

If you want to leave the the community, know that we’re going to miss you. But we will let go of you as soon as you unsubscribe via the link at the bottom of every newsletter. 


Now… how about cookies?


We would like to serve you with our cookie menu below. 


We can’t live without cookies, so we obviously collect functional cookies. These cookies help us to give you the best experience; such as monitoring whether you view our content on your mobile, desktop, or tablet, so we can display the website properly. You do not need to give us permission to serve you these functional cookies.


We also favour analytic cookies. We use Google Analytics and these cookies help us to figure out what our community desires the most at a certain moment. This helps us to pitch new ideas when the community is waiting for it. We do not collect your individual data for our Analytics. We collect anonymised data such as your region, and how long you have visited the website. We’ve actually made arrangements with Google Analytics that they will also only track your anonymised data. They don’t file your full IP address and don’t send you ads because of your visit to the online community website. Google is not allowed to share this data with others. You do not need to give us permission to serve you these cookies.


We told you about the use of affiliate links in this privacy statement. The affiliate links use tracking cookies and the shop has a cookie pop-up notification to give you a warning in time. If you don’t use the affiliate links, we do not place any tracking cookies.


If you’d rather not have any cookies at all, be sure to arrange this yourself within your browser settings. You can turn off our cookies and JavaScript. Please note that our website does not work optimally if you do so. How to turn off or delete cookies is explained by your browser. As a service, we provide you the hyperlinks to every browser we know: ChromeFirefoxInternet ExplorerEdgeSafari (iOS)Safari (macOS).


If you have questions or suggestions after reading this, please send us an email, with the subject PRIVACY, so we can get back to you soon.


This privacy policy was last edited on the 8th of May 2020.


With love and gratitude, always,

Aakriti