Privacy Policy

by Paula Casimiro

Just like I am concerned about my privacy when I am online, so I want to help to safeguard the privacy of your data when you browse through this site. By using this site you consent to the processing of your personal data as described in this Privacy Policy. I know that it’s lengthy and sometimes technical, but read it carefully. Send an e-mail to or use the form in the contact page me if you have any questions or problems regarding the use of your personal data.


Who we are

My name is Paula Casimiro and My Common Table is my personal blog. It focus on sharing recipes and presenting my work in food photography. The website address is


What personal data is collected and why

Information you provided

Information you provide for the purpose of subscribing to email notifications or access to free content, as well as communication data that you send through email, social media, contact forms, comments on the website or other communication methods, can be used. This data is processed for the purposes of communicating with you, send you emails or deliver relevant website content.

When visitors leave comments on the site, the data shown in the comments form is collected, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Contact form
When you use a contact form to get in touch, the information about  your name and email is collected for the only purpose of processing your request or replying to your message. This information is not stored in the website database but is sent to Outlook, the Microsoft email service provider.

Newsletter subscription form
When you subscribe to the newsletter, the information about  your email is collected for the only purpose of sending you the blog’s newsletters, information about new articles that are published or free content. The information you provide will be transferred to MailChimp, the marketing automation platform used in this website, for processing in accordance to their Privacy Policy.

Information automatically collected about you

This includes information that is automatically stored by cookies and other session tools about your use of this website. This may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, geographical location, page views, website navigation paths, and frequency and/or pattern of your use of the website.  This data is collected through analytics tracking systems, like Google Analytics, and is used to analyse the use of this website and to deliver you content and advertising more relevant.

This website uses cookies necessary to its administration and to collect information about users, in order to personalize and enhance users’ experience. A cookie is a tiny text file stored on your computer that stores information that is used to help make sites work. You can choose to disable cookies at your browser level, although this might hinder your use of certain functions. You can also remove cookies stored in your computer via your browser settings. For more information about cookies, visit

This website uses Google Analytics to measure traffic. The information collected doesn’t include personal data like your name or email but may include your browser type, operating system, geographical location, page views, website navigation paths, and frequency and/or pattern of your use of the website.  Information about your IP address is anonymised. You can review Google’s Privacy Policy here. If you’d like to opt out of tracking by Google Analytics, visit the Google Analytics opt-out page.


Who else can access your personal data

Your personal data is not shared with strangers. Your information is shared with third parties, mentioned above, that provide support in running this website and that are committed to keep it secure and respect your privacy under the law. 


For how long your data is retained

Data that you have consented to provide through the comment, contact or subscription forms might be retained indefinitely. Individual data collected by Google Analytics is retained for 26 months.


What rights you have over your data

You have the right to know whether your personal data is being processed; what data is gathered, from where it is obtained and why and by whom it is processed. You can access the data collected about you, meaning you can request to receive an exported file containing all the data about you that is held by this website, including any data you have provided. You can request the rectification or erasure of your personal data that is inaccurate or incomplete. You can request for your personal data to be erased from the website database. At any time, you can withdraw any given consent for processing of your personal data.


Is your data secure?

This website uses safe protocols for communication and transferring data (HTTPS). In case of data breaches, suitable authorities will be notified. You will also be notified if there is a threat to your rights or interests.


Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated in the future.
Last modification: 31th May, 2018.

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