Tending the Table is an internet-based Sole Proprietorship that aims to help people eat better for themselves and the planet. We share recipes, tips, inspiration, and other content online via social media and our website https://tendingthetable.com. We also offer in person workshops and events.

For questions regarding our privacy policy you can contact us here.


We collect your personal data when you subscribe to our site, leave a comment, or contact us via the contact form. This allows us to customize your experience and to engage with you in a meaningful way. We also use this data to track the performance of our services in order to help us improve our services to better serve you.

  • SUBSCRIPTIONS: When you subscribe to this site and confirm your desire to receive email updates, we collect your email address. You can edit your subscription preferences at https://subscribe.wordpress.com
  • COMMENTS: 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.
  • CONTACT FORM: If you contact us you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and IP address in cookies.
  • EMBEDDED CONTENT: 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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.
  • ANALYTICS: We collect information about your interaction with Tending the Table, including your IP address, the type of device or browser you use, and your actions on the site. This data is gathered by Jetpack plugin and Google Analytics. You can view the Google Analytics Privacy Policy here and opt-out of being included in Google Analytics by emailing us here.
  • COOKIES: We collect certain personal data by using cookies when you visit this site. Cookies are bits of text that are placed on your computer’s hard drive or mobile device when you visit certain websites. Cookies hold information that may be accessible by the party that places the cookie, which is either the website itself (first-party cookie) or a third party (third-party cookies). You do have control over cookies, and can refuse the use of cookies  on the front page banner or by selecting the appropriate setting on your browser. Most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable or delete existing cookies. Please note, however, that by not accepting or deleting the use of cookies, you may not be able to use the website and our services. We use cookies to analyze how our users use this site, such as which pages are visited, how long pages were visited, and the paths taken by visitors to our website as they move from page to page. These cookies are placed by the domain https://tendingthetable.com

We may collect other types of personal data if required under applicable law or if necessary for the purposes listed above. We will then inform you and ensure that there is a valid legal basis for doing so.

You may decline to provide us with your information, ask for a copy of your data, and/or ask that your information be removed. However, this will limit your ability to use our services.


We take your privacy very seriously and never share personal information such as name, mailing address, email address, communications, or IP address with third parties. We may share your social media handles with our followers if you have engaged with us for a giveaway or other opportunity.

In some instances, we may also share your information  with competent public authorities or other third parties, if required by law or reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property and safety of ourselves or others or with our affiliates and promotional partners, so they can offer you special products, services, discounts, and other items or services. The data that is usually shared with affiliates and promotional partners is in aggregate and not at an individual level.

We never sell, rent, or trade your personal information.


We retain your information as long as you continue using this site.

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. When you accept the use of cookies on this site, your consent is valid for one year.

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 by visiting https://subscribe.wordpress.com (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.


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.

If you live in the European Economic Area, or a similar international area, you may have additional privacy rights available to you under applicable laws.  If you would like to exercise any of the below rights, please contact us so that we may consider your request in accordance with applicable law.

  • You have the right not to provide or withdraw your consent at any time.
  • You may have the right to access the personal data that you provided us.
  • You may have the right to the erasure of personal data that we hold about you.
  •  You may have the right to request that we stop processing your personal data and/or to stop sending you marketing communications.
  •  You may have the right to require us to correct any of your personal data.


Because Tending the Table is a US-based company, your information will be collected and processed in the United States. The United States has its own laws governing data protection and government access to information. The rules that protect your personal information under United States law may be different than in your home country. By using this website and its services you are agreeing to the collection/transfer of your information according to United States law.

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


Please contact us with questions or concerns.