Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is written for, a website owned by Simi (Maitreyi) Jois and operated by Simi (Maitreyi) Jois and her team. This policy explains how we collect, manage and protect your personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”) data while you browse or use this website.

1. Your Personal Data collected via (the “Website”)

We only collect Personal Data where you choose to interact with us on the Website in the following ways:
  • When you leave a comment (name, email address, website URL, any personal data you provide in the comment)
  • When you use the Contact Form (name, email address, any personal data you provide in the Message box)
  • When you sign up for our blog feed (email address)
  • When you enter contests, giveaways, and promotions (first name, last name, email address, and if you win, your mailing address)

We will use your Personal Data to:
  • respond to your questions, comments, and requests
  • (if you have signed up for our blog feed) send you regular blog updates 
  • to administer a contest, giveaway, and/or promotion

The data collected is by active consent that is received separately from all other requests, and it is not made with a condition to receive other products or services.

We use Google Analytics on our site, which automatically collects certain information when you visit our Website – such as the type of browser and operating system you are using, your location and the domain name of your Internet service provider. We do not link this information with any Personal Data.

Our blog feed is managed by Feedburner, which stores your email address if you sign up for our blog feed.

You can read Google’s (which owns both Google Analytics and Feedburner) Privacy Policy here.

2. Retention periods for use of your Personal Data

We will use and store your Personal Data only for as long as necessary, bearing in mind the uses of your Personal Data as described in this privacy policy. We review the Personal Data we hold at regular intervals and permanently delete or anonymize any Personal Data which is no longer necessary.

As noted above, we use Google Analytics on our site. Information collected by Google Analytics is stored for 14 months (by Google) and then deleted.

For California Residents

California law gives residents the right to opt out of the “sale” of their personal information to third parties, including for advertising purposes. Under California law, the sharing of your information with a service provider for advertising purposes could be considered a “sale.” To opt-out of the sharing of your information, please contact us at turmeric53@gmail.comTo be clear, we do not share your name, contact information, or any other sensitive information with third parties, and the categories of third parties that we share information with for advertising purposes are supply-side platforms, programmatic advertising exchanges, and demand-side platforms.

For European Economic Area (EEA)

If you reside in a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), then under the GDPR and applicable data protection laws you have the rights, among other things, to access your personal data, have us erase it, and/or restrict its further processing. If you wish to access or delete your personal data (if any) maintained by us or other third-party partners related to advertising on the Site, you can contact us at 

3. Sharing of your Personal Data

We do not sell or trade your Personal Data to outside parties.

4. Cookies

We use "cookies" on this site to track visits for Google Analytics. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

5. Site Commenting

If you leave a comment on our site, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely

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

6. Links, affiliate tracking & commissions

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

7. Children

This Website is aimed at adults, and we do not knowingly collect any Personal Data relating to children under the age of 13 years old. If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide us with any of your Personal Data, including your email address.

8. Contact Us
  • see what Personal Data we hold about you (if any), including why we are holding it and to who it could be disclosed to
  • ask us to change/correct your Personal Data
  • ask us to delete your Personal Data
please email us at:

Our content is syndicated and distributed through Feedburner, owned by Google.  When you subscribe, your account is controlled by Google accounts. Read Google Privacy Policy for more information. You can opt-out of receiving emails or unsubscribe from our Mailing List at any time by clicking the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email or contacting us at

This policy is effective as of Dec 22, 2022. We regularly review our privacy practices and therefore this privacy policy may change from time to time. Please check this page frequently to ensure you are familiar with its current content.
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