Privacy Policy

Updated November, 18th, 2021

Protecting your private information is important to us. This Privacy Policy applies to and governs data collection and usage. By using you consent to and agree to be bound by the data practices detailed in this policy.

Who We Are

Plants for the Mind is a blog managed by a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.
Our website address is:


The content (including text, images, links, resources, and blog posts) of Plants for the Mind are for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this site. Reliance on any information provided by this site is solely at your own risk.

Type of Personal Information Collected

When users interact with, we learn certain information about you. Rachel Badtke does not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. This voluntarily provided personal information may include name and email for the purpose of opting-in for a free download and to participate in our email marketing. If you choose to send an email, the information you disclose is saved on our email server. We use personal information to send emails and for customer service. Non-personal information is anonymous and cannot be linked to anyone and is only used to analyze data in in aggregate manner. It may include IP address, type of device website was accessed on, city the website was accessed from, the type of browser used, the way you navigated our Website, & any pages or posts you viewed or interacted with. We use non-personal information to analyze traffic and may share with third-party advertisers who wish advertise on our website to help provide better service to you.

Mediavine Programmatic Advertising

For information regarding data collection by Mediavine ad partners including how to opt out of data collection, please click here


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.


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.


Personal information (name, email address, IP address) provided when signing up for the email list or requesting a free download is stored by the email provider used by

If you are outside of the European Union and have opted to receive any of our free or paid products, services, downloads, webinars, trainings, or live events, you will be automatically enrolled in our free email list.

If you would like your email address and personal information to be permanently deleted from the database, please send an email to with your request.

GDPR Rights

If you are located in the European Union, you have rights under the General Data Protection Regulation to be informed that:

  1. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal information. You can exercise that right by contacting us through one of the methods listed at the end of this Privacy Policy. 
  2. You have the right to access to the data that is held about you. 
  3. You have the right to have your data corrected or amended.
  4. You have the right to ask for your personal data to be deleted.
  5. You have the right to restrict the processing of your data.
  6. You have the right to the portability of your data.
  7. You have the right to object to further processing of your data which is inconsistent with the primary purpose for which it was collected. 

Embedded Content and Links From Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) and links from other websites. 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. When accessing links, once you leave this website it is your responsibility to review the privacy policy of that site.


This website uses cookies through Google Analytics to determine what pages and posts are being viewed, where traffic comes from, bounce rate, time on site, etc. This data is anonymous and is used to improve the user experience.

Who We Share Your Data With

We may transfer your information due to any reorganization, merger, sale, or other transfer of assets. We reserve the right to transfer our information, including your personal information, provided that the receiving party agrees to respect your personal information in a manner that is consistent with our Privacy Policy.

On certain occasions, we may need to share your personal information in accordance with legal obligations.

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.

Children Under Thirteen

This Website is not designed for children under the age of 13. Anyone under the age of 13 may not create an account or provide any information on this Website. We do not intentionally collect any personal information from children under the age of 13. If you are reading this and are under the age of 13, you must not use or provide any information on this website, including signing up for information, making purchases, or leaving comments.

If we ever collect or receive information from children under the age of 13 without the consent of their parents, we will delete that information as soon as possible. If you believe that we have collected information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us at

Contact Us

We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about your privacy.