Privacy Policy

This page outlines what data is collected from this website: thelifeofgee.com

What personal data is collected and why?

Name and/or username, email address and website URL, visitors IP address. Non – identifiable data such as browser information is also collected to allow me to access website statistics. This data is collected to allow me to personalise experiences and to run an efficient site.

How is your information safe?

Any information stored from visitors to this site is stored within secured and appropriate networks, with limited people having access to this and are required, by law, to keep this information confidential. Any information supplied is also encrypted via SG site scanner to maintain the safety of personal information.

This site does not ask for payment/card details of any kind.

Comments

When comments are left on this website, data in the comment form is collected, the IP address of the visitor and browser user agent string to help spam detection.  An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is here https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that a site/service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if allowed) that enables the site’s/service provider’s system to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. On this site, cookies are used to collect information on browsing behaviour. If you leave a comment on this website you may opt-in to save your name, email address and website in cookies, this is for your convenience to save you time if you comment again – this is optional and these cookies will last one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, 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.

Cookies collected from this site do not collect any personal information.

Embedded content from other websites

Some posts on this site may include embedded content, mainly consisting of images, articles and videos. 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, these have separate privacy policies. It is because of this that I have no liability or responsibility for the activities of linked sites but do however welcome feedback from links that are used to maintain the integrity of this site and sites users.

Who is data shared with?

Data retrieved via this website is not shared, sold or transferred to third parties unless required by law to do so (giveaways). Information about giveaways regarding personal data will be clearly stated in the individual giveaway post.

How long do 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 the website, 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.

What rights you have over your data?

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that any personal data held about you is erased, this does not include any data obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

What data breaches we have in place?

This website is secured by SG site scanner and an online firewall blocking any security breaches/attempts. If a security breach occurs, I am immediately notified by the security provider. The risk to stored data will be assessed and any significant risks will be notified to the correct authorities if deemed necessary.

Contact information

I can be contacted at thelifeofgee.contact@yahoo.com for any privacy-specific queries.

This policy will be reviewed and updated when appropriate – last updated on 31 May, 2018.