What information does this site collect?
Information you voluntarily submit to this Website:
When you leave a comment, subscribe to a newsletter or submit a contact form to this Website, I collect your personal information such as your name or email address.
I automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, I will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring Website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. I may also collect information about action you take when using the website, such as linked clicked and time spent on page.
I may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. I may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.
Users may at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. However, by disabling the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, some functions of this Website may work as intended.
How this information is used?
I may use the information collected in the following ways:
- To operate and maintain the Website;
- To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future e-mails;
- To respond to your comments or questions;
- To track and measure advertising and user statistics on the Website;
- To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
Third-party use of personal information
The Website uses third-party service providers to operate certain functions of the Website. Every third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers.
Google Analytics–This service tracks website usage and provides information such as time on page, referring websites, and user actions on the Website. All Google Analytics data is anonymized and used in a way so as not to identify anyone. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics. For further information, please see Google’s privacy notice.
MailChimp–This service is used for delivery of updates and newsletters. I store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications. Your email address will never be bought, sold, given away, or traded for any reason. You can unsubscribe at any time. For further information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice.
From time to time, I may use anonymous data, which doesn’t identify you alone, but is aggregated with all other users of the Website. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include statistics from Google Analytics or information collected from cookies.
This Website has a newsletter, which collects personal information such as name and e-mail address, which must be provided voluntarily. Your e-mail will never be added to a list without your consent. If you choose to provide your e-mail for my mailing list, your email address will never be bought, sold, given away, or traded for any reason. Some of this Website communications may contain marketing, such as affiliate links, which will always be disclosed in the context of e-mail.
You can unsubscribe at any time using the unsubscribe link or by emailing me at email@example.com.
The newsletter is serviced by MailChimp. For further information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice.
Publicly visible information
If you leave a comment, certain information may be publicly visible. Your email address will never be available publicly. At your option you may also add an avatar, a profile description, and a link to your website. Users may see your username, avatar, profile description and website information.
Affiliate Program Participation–The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions. If you click on one of these links, I will make a small commission at no extra cost to you.
This Website is a participant in the following affiliate programs:
An affiliate advertising program is designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to partner sites. As part of these programs, the Website will post customized links, provided by the programs, to track the referrals to their partner Websites. Some of these programs utilize cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.
Rights related to your personal information
Opt-out– You may opt-out of future email communications by clicking on the unsubscribe links in my emails. You may also notify me at firstname.lastname@example.org. to be removed from my mailing list.
Access– You may access the personal information I have about you by submitting a request to email@example.com
Amend– You may contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org to amend or update your personal information.
Forget– In certain situations, you may request that I erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to email@example.com.
(Note: Please note that I may need to retain certain information for record-keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
Sensitive personal information
The website doesn’t knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardians believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact me immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will use my best efforts to promptly remove such information from my records.