Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: All personal information will be handled confidentially. By accessing, browsing and continuing to use this website, you agree to be bound by our terms of use and Privacy Policy. Changes to this policy may from time to time appear by updating this page. 

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect and process your information to provide our website and to provide you with the best possible service through convenient access to our services.

Visiting our website

We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form. When you access our website, our servers automatically collect information of a general nature, especially for the purposes of connection setup, functionality and system security. This may include the type of browser used, the operating system used, the domain name of the Internet service provider, the connection data of the computer used (IP address), the website from which you visit us (referrer URL), the pages you visit on our website and the date and duration of the visit. 


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

If you contact us via a contact form, personal data will be collected. The data collected can be found in the contact form. The data will be stored for the purpose of processing your request. Mandatory information is indicated by an asterisk (*). All other details are optional. 

Email newsletter

With your consent, you can subscribe to our free e-mail newsletter, which will inform you about current interesting offers. The only requirement for sending the newsletter is your e-mail address. All other details are optional. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. Legitimate interest to process your data and send you marketing material is either by your consent or our legitimate interest.


Cookies are used to help us to provide you with a better website. Cookies in no way gives us access to your computer or any of its information. Cookies are text files that are created on your hard drive to enable the identification of the browser when you visit the website again. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your hard drive by making the appropriate browser settings. Cookies that have already been set can be deleted at any time. For information on how to delete cookies or prevent them from being saved, please refer to the respective browser instructions. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Deactivation of cookies may affect some functions provided by the website. 

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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Third parties

Our website may contain links to other websites or third parties. Once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information when leaving our website.  We will not share or sell your data with any third party unless absolutely required to do so by law. Third parties may include Google Analytics, Amazon associate codes or any other affiliate websites. The Website may engage 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. Gluten-free Kitchen currently uses the following third-party service providers. This may be updated and reviewed at any time, so please ensure you visit this page regularly.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of third party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt out of certain practices. Please read the privacy policy third parties on how data is used, tracked and stored.

Social plugin

Provides the website with social media sharing buttons that allow users to easily share posts and track the number of shares for each post. Our website also contains AddThis plug-ins that allow you to share an interesting content with other social media users. We have no influence on the data collected and data processing operations, nor are we aware of the full extent of data collection, the purposes of processing, the storage periods.  We also have no information on the deletion of the data collected by the plug-in provider.


This website operates with Google Analytics, which is an internet analysis service provided by Google Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies that collect data about visitor activity on the website and therefore allow the analysis of Internet users activities on our website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics. Consult the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy from Google for
more detailed information.

Google AdSense

This website operates with Google Adsense, which is an online service providing a third-party advertising intermediation. Google AdSense uses an algorithm that selects advertisements displayed on third-party websites. For more information about the Google AdSense privacy policy.


Wordfence helps keep the website secure with anti-virus, firewall and malware scan. See their Privacy Policy here.


WordPress is our content management system. By default, WordPress does not collect any personal data about visitors.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.


Personal data will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage ceases to apply or you request deletion. The data will also be deleted if a storage period prescribed by the aforementioned standard expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for the conclusion or fulfilment of a contract or you have given your consent to this.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Additional information

How we protect your data

We protect our website and other systems by technical and organizational measures in the best way. Despite regular controls and constant improvement of our safety measures, complete protection against all dangers is not possible.