Privacy Policy + Disclosure Policy

Privacy Policy

Who we are

Sprinkles by Stacey, https://www.sprinklesby

My name is Stacey Welch-Andrade and I am based in Haverhill, Massachusetts.  I create cookies from my licensed residential kitchen.  I also do in-home cooking classes.

Want to know more about me?

The Information We Collect and How We Use It:

  • If you want the latest updates from Sprinkles by Stacey just sign up for my newsletter, I collect the information you provide, name (real or fake) and the email address. I also have access to your IP address and it gets recorded in my system.
  • If you leave me comments on posts and recipes that I have written (thank you), I collect the information you provide, name (real or fake) and the email address. I also have access to your IP address and it gets recorded in my system.
  • I use your information to send you the newsletters that you signed up for and ensure there are no bots or trolls in the comments section so they can be deleted.

Hey, guess what!  I am a person who respects your privacy. You are free to opt out at any time. Do any of the following.

  • Unsubscribe from my newsletter just by clicking the unsubscribe button on the bottom of every single one that you have received.
  • If you want me to delete something you’ve written in the comment section, let me know.
  • You have a right to have your information deleted and I can delete it, feel free to contact me.

Sprinkles by Stacey is a food and lifestyle blog which uses third-party services to actually be a blog!  Each service has their ways of storing your data

  • Bootstrapped Ventures, the developer of WP Recipe Maker
  • Contact Form 7
  • MailChimp
  • Google Analytics
  • WordPress

Technical Terms and All the Details that MUST be in the Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how SprinklesbyStacey uses and protects any information that you give while using

Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Stacey Welch-Andrade may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from May 24, 2018.


Who we are

Our website address is:


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.


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.

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.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

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.

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.



Onto the Third-Party Providers

Contact Form 7

Contact Form 7 doesn’t store submitted messages anywhere and I keep messages in my inbox for 30 days for customer service purposes and do not use the information submitted to them for marketing purposes.


Users can opt out of analytics tracking.  Sprinkles by Stacey is registered with Google Analytics.  Here is Google Analytics’s privacy policy,

MailChimp for Email Subscriber Contact

I use MailChimp to manage my email marketing subscriber list and to send emails to my subscribers. MailChimp is a third-party provider, which may process your data using industry standard technologies to help me monitor and improve my newsletter.

MailChimp’s privacy policy is available at

You can unsubscribe from my newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of each newsletter.

WP Recipe Maker

Bootstrapped Ventures, the developer of WP Recipe Maker, does not have access to any of the data collected by the plugin. This is all stored in your local database and not communicated back to us. Take note of the following topics for your own privacy policy.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When comment ratings are enabled we store the rating a user has given to a recipe along with the personal data WordPress core stores.


When user ratings are enabled we store a WPRM_User_Voted_%recipe% cookie (with %recipe% the ID of the recipe) that contains the rating this user has given to a particular recipe. This cookie is used as (one of the) measures to prevent rating spam.

IP Address

When user ratings are enabled we store the IP address upon voting. This is used as (one of the) measures to prevent rating spam.

Their own manually input information

With the Recipe Submission feature personal data can be collected, depending on the fields that were added to the form. This can include the user email and name. When using the reCAPTCHA feature you will be agreeing to their terms of use and privacy policy.

How long we retain your data

Our cookies are stored for 30 days. User submitted data is stored indefinitely in the local database.

WP Ultimate Post Grid

WP Ultimate Post Grid does not collect any data. Fonts in the grid templates will be loaded from the Google Web Font API ( unless changed in the Template Editor. You will be agreeing to their Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, 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 which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

 If you need to contact me fill out the form below, Thank you!

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This policy is valid from 09 May 2017

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by Stacey. For questions about this blog, please contact Stacey.

This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. All advertising is in the form of advertisements generated by a third-party ad network. Those advertisements will be identified as paid advertisements.

The owner(s) of this blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers’ own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.