Last updated: 29Apr2022
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We use personal information for providing and improving the Site. We never sell your personal information to third parties. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Types of Data We Collect and How It’s Collected
Our Site collects two types of information about our visitors: Personal Data and Non-Personal Data. To read about how we use this data, jump to the “How we use your data” section.
While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable (“personal information”) information. We may use it to contact or identify you. This information is given voluntarily and may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address and optional website. We will never publish, sell or send spam messages to your email address. We only use it for the purposes you give it to us.
Additionally, we may collect the following personal data:
- IT information: IP address, cookie data and/or
- Personal Interests/Preferences via social media profile information if you engage with our site on any social media search engines (i.e. Pinterest) or platforms (i.e. Instagram, Facebook, etc.)
The Non-Personal data we collect is any information not relating to an identified or identifiable person. Examples are below. However, the list is not comprehensive.
- Browser and device data: IP addresses, internet service providers, device type, type of browser or operating system, dates and times of use, referring pages and sources, and location
- Cookies: time spent on our Site, the pages you visit and for how long and email campaign performances
We collect information your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”), like many other websites. This Log Data may include information like your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
We may use third-party web analytics services, including Google Analytics. We use this service to collect and analyze the information discussed above, and to engage in auditing, research, or reporting. The information (including your IP address) collected by analytics technologies described above will be disclosed to or collected directly by these service providers. They use the information to evaluate your use of the Services. They note any third-party referring website from which you arrive, analyze usage trends, aid with fraud prevention, and provide certain features to you. Click here to learn more and / or to opt of out Google Analytics.
Embedded Content from Other Websites
Posts on our Site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content of another website behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. Therefore, if you have an account and log These websites may:
- Collect data about you
- Embed additional third-party tracking
- Monitor your interaction with embedded content, including tracing
Tracing may occur if you have an account and log into that website. The website tracks your interaction with the embedded content.
How we use your data
We use any information collected for trends, to improve our website and gather demographic information about our visitors. We may use contact information you provide to us such as your email address. In order to do the following, your email may be used to:
- Send electronic correspondence like digital newsletters, policy updates or notice of new resources. All of this is optional and you can opt out at any time.
- Moderate comments for spam, and to publish and respond to comments.
- Answer questions users may submit regarding any part of our Site.
Third Party Use
We use ConvertKit as a data processor. By doing so, they collect personal information from you, and as required, make it available to us. We also use ConvertKit to send our electronic communications to our subscribers. ConvertKit is a third-party provider, which may process your data using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletter. You can read more about ConvertKit’s policy here.
If you wish to manage your email communications or personal information preferences, contact us at [email protected].
Data Retention, Storage and Security
Our secure server, and those of our data processors, protects all information collected from our visitors. Furthermore, all visitor data collected is secured against unauthorized use, access and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, but we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Thus, any transmission is at your own risk.
We will retain your voluntarily provided email addresses until you request to be removed from our mailing lists. Likewise, approved and published comments will remain on our Site until the user requests them to be deleted.
Remember that cookies store in a user’s browser but you can delete them. Deleting cookies is explained in this policy. We keep personal information data only for as long as we need it. This may be as described above or to comply with the law. Data will be securely deleted once the need for retention has expired.
Your Data Privacy Rights
If you have left comments on our Site, you can request an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also modify it or 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. So, if you wish to make a complaint, please email us at [email protected].
Additionally, you may opt out of receiving electronic communications at any time by clicking the Unsubscribe button at the bottom of an email. To opt out of cookies, refer to our Policy.