Burnt Butter (Last update 24th September 2019)

[1] About this Privacy Notice

Gabriele Roberto (“Burnt Butter”, The “Platform”, “us”, “we” or “our”), is committed to protecting the privacy of its users.

This privacy notice (the “Privacy Notice”) explains our policy regarding any personal data that you might supply to us (or that might be collected from you) when you use the Platform. The Information (“Information”) shall be used in accordance with the permissions granted by you and in accordance with the GDPR (the “Act”).

This Privacy Notice is intended to assist you in making informed decisions when using our Platform. Please take a minute to read and understand it and please note that this should be read in conjunction with our Terms of Use.

[2] Data Controller

Gabriele Roberto is the data controller (“Data Controller”) for the purposes of the Act and can be contacted at

[3] Our commitment to protect your privacy

We are committed to protecting your privacy. This document aims to give you a clear explanation of our data processing policies. If you have any questions or concerns relating to our use of your information and/or data protection, please contact us via email at

By using the Platform you consent to our collection and use of your information as described in this Privacy Notice. If we change this Privacy Notice we will post an updated version on the Platform to keep you aware of what information is collected, how it is used and under what circumstances we may disclose it.

[4] What kind of information we collect, and how we collect it

(1) Information you give to us.

When you sign up for Burnt Butter, you give us certain information voluntarily. This includes your email address, profile photo, posts, comments, and any other information you give us.

You may also choose to manually add extra information to your Burnt Butter profile – this may include your biography, and/or external links.

We do not sell or share your personal data to third-party to use for their own marketing purposes.

(2) Technical information.

When you use a website, mobile application or any internet service, some information gets created and logged automatically, and Burnt Butter is no different. The types of information we collect are as follows:

  • Your IP address
  • Device or browser type
  • Operating system
  • Access times and time spent on the Platform
  • Referring website addresses
  • Actions taken during a session (such as liking or sharing a post)
  • Information specific to your device – for instance crash data, your device identifier or your mobile network provider

[5] Cookies

We use cookies on our Platform for identification, personalisation and analysis purposes. By using the Platform you consent to the storing and accessing of cookies on your device.

[6] What we do with the information we collect, and why we need to collect it

We have a legitimate interest in using your Information;

  • To ensure that the content on our Platform is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer or other device and to make our service relevant to you;
  • To enable you to use the interactive features of our Platform;
  • To develop and improve Burnt Butter, such as adding new features or identifying problems that users might have when using the Platform;
  • For our internal record keeping;
  • To contact you to answer any queries or comments you may have;
  • To contact you for marketing purposes by email or push notification where you have given us permission to do so. Each time we send you marketing emails, we give you the option to unsubscribe. You can also disable push notifications in the settings of your own device.

We may in limited circumstances, disclose your information to the following third-party:

In the event that we sell or buy any business or asset we may disclose your Information to the prospective seller or buyer;

In the event that you apply for a job with us we may share your Information with third-party agents who we use to assist us in the recruitment process;

If we are under a duty to disclose or share your information to comply with any legal obligation or in order to enforce or apply our terms and conditions and other agreements or protect the rights, property, or safety of our customers, or others.

[7] Transferring the information

By using Burnt Butter, you authorise us to transfer and store your information outside your home country, including in the United States, for the purposes described in this policy. The privacy protections and the rights of authorities to access your information in these countries may not be the same as in your home country.

[8] The choices you have about your information

You can edit or update your profile information at any time from your profile screen in the Burnt Butter mobile app (Edit profile).

You have the “right of access” to, and the “right to erasure” of your Information. This means you can request your Information be emailed to you, or close your account at any time by emailing We will email you the information we have and/or delete your information and posts from our servers as soon as possible, but within 30 days of your request.

You can object to, or ask us to stop processing your information including when we use the information to send you marketing emails by emailing

You can have the Information you have given us sent to another organisation, where we hold this information with your consent or for the performance of a contract with you and where it is technically feasible.

You can complain to a regulator. If you feel we have not complied with data protection laws, you have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office. You can do this by visiting the ICO concerns web page.

[9] How and when we share your information

When you sign up and post content to Burnt Butter, anyone can see it. This includes the information you add to your posts (such as ratings, comments and recipes), your profile information and the comments you and other users make on those posts.

Other Burnt Butter users can also share your content to outside networks (such as Facebook and Twitter). In addition, Burnt Butter may share your content to these other platforms or share it with other Burnt Butter users (for example, if your post is selected as a post of the week, or you are a competition winner, we may email our users and display these posts). Please bear in mind that your username will be displayed along with the shared content, and if you have used your real name as your username, this will be visible to everyone.

[10] How long we keep your information for

We keep your Information for as long as we need it to provide the Platform to you and fulfil the purposes described in this policy. When we no longer need to use your information and there is no need for us to keep it to comply with our legal or regulatory obligations, we’ll either remove it from our servers or depersonalise it so that you cannot be identified.

[11] Security

We have implemented security measures to protect your Information against unauthorised access and use. We follow appropriate security procedures in the storage and disclosure of your information so as to prevent unauthorised access by third-party. We also require those parties to whom we transfer your information to comply with the same. However, unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. So, we cannot ensure the security of your information transmitted by you to us via the internet. Any such transmission is at your own risk and you acknowledge and agree that we shall not be responsible for any unauthorised use, distribution, damage or destruction of your Information, except to the extent we are required to accept such responsibility under the Act.

[12] Children’s information

Children under the age of 13 are not allowed to use Burnt Butter. You may only use Burnt Butter if you are over the age allowed by the data processing laws of your country, or if parental consent that is verifiable has been provided to us.

[13] Links to other websites

The Platform may contain links to other third-party websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such third-party sites. This Privacy Notice applies solely to the Information collected by us on this Platform.

[14] Complaints

We try to meet the highest standards when dealing with your Information. If you think our collection or use of information is unfair, misleading or inappropriate, please contact us using the methods mentioned in section 8.