About Personal Data – What We Collect & Why
The type of data that we collect and process may include your:
- Full Name and/or Username.
- Email Address.
- IP Address.
We use your data to;
- Run our site efficiently
- To personalise user experience
We also collect non personal identifiable data like browser information and the users connection to our site.
We also process data of brands, companies and/or organisations on this blog which may have been provided to us by a third party (e.g. PR companies or a brand, company or organisation PR representative.)
E-Mail Sign Up
The e-mail sign up bar/’subscribe via email’ form shown in the sidebar of the website requests your e-mail address, which is then stored via Jetpack by WordPress. This data allows you to receive e-mail notifications of new articles/blog posts when they are published on this website. To opt-out of these emails, use the link provided at the bottom of the email, or unsubscribe through your WordPress settings if you subscribe via a WordPress account. By entering your email into this form, you agree to receive e-mail notifications of new blog posts. E-mail address are accessible by me, but are not saved, stored or shared with third parties, and are only stored via Jetpack by WordPress.
If you leave a comment on a blog post/article, 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. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
If you have a WordPress account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
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Who We Share Data With
We do not share any personal information with third parties for marketing purposes or in any instance with exception of being required to do so by law. Demographics may be shared with third parties but any data that can identify an individual person will not be shared without their consent. We also use plug ins which process some of your data. We also share data with our web host.
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.
Your Data & Your Rights
If you are subscribed to this website via e-mail or WordPress, or have left comments, you can request to receive any of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. You are also able to remove your own comments and subscriptions to this website using your own user settings and email notification settings.
We process personal data under the followinglawful basis –
Protecting Your Data
We are committed to ensure that any information you disclose on this website is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable measures and procedures to safeguard and secure the information that we collect. This website is also secured by SSL.
For any questions please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org