- What data do we collect and how is it used?
- What else should I know about data collected in relation to using this site?
- How do we securely store your data?
- What are your data protection rights?
- How to contact us
What data do we collect and how is it used?
We collect the following data through your usage of this website:
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form. Your IP address and browser user agent string may also be shared with Akismet to aid in spam detection. See https://akismet.com/privacy/ for more information.
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.
We collect the information submitted to our newsletter or contact forms.
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.
Cookies are helpful data that our site stores within your browser to improve your experience using this website. Cookie data is used by our site but is never stored anywhere other than within your browser.
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 edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.
At this time, all cookies used by this website (those described above) are strictly necessary.
For further information on cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org.
What else should I know about data collected in relation to using this site?
Links to other websites
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. Users are encouraged to be aware when they leave this site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Embedded content from other websites
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.
User accounts are not a feature of this site. Attempting to login as site administrator will result in a visitor’s IP address and user agent being logged (and potentially blocked). A cookie may also be stored indicating CAPTCHA completion status.
How do we securely store your data?
Precautions are taken to protect your information. When you submit information via the website, your information is protected through the use of encryption (HTTPS). Contact form information that is forwarded via email may not be encrypted and should be regarded in the same way as any other email communication. You should consider this when submitting sensitive information in the contact form.
Your information is also protected offline. If you submit your email address to a form on the website, only the website owner has access to it, and it will never be used for any purpose other than to respond to specific inquiries you make. The website owner maintains strong security practices to protect this information including, but not limited to:
- Use of a reputable and security-conscious hosting service (DreamHost)
- Use of reputable and security-conscious email communication services (MailerLite and MailerSend)
- Use of and regular updates to WordPress, a secure content management system
- Use of security best practices such as strong passwords
What are your data protection rights?
We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.
The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you. 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 make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email: email@example.com
How to contact us
Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org