Privacy Policy

Last Updated: November 2018

This Privacy notice shares how your Personal Information is collected, used and protected when you are visiting www.journalingmylife.com.

By using or accessing this website, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy notice.

By providing us your data, you warrant to us that you are thirteen years of age, or older.

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact me.

Personal Information We Collect

When we talk about Personal Information within this policy, it applies to both device information and contact information.

When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site.

We collect information using the following technologies:

  • “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
  • “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
  • “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

We may also collect personal information such as your name and e-mail address when you share a comment on any blog post or page on this website, when you contact us through any contact form, or when you opt in to our E-mail Subscription.

How We Use Your Personal Information;

Device Information

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and to improve and optimize our site by utilizing the analytics generated to determine how our readers are interacting with the site.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Media

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.

Contact Form

When visitors wish to contact us, we collect a name and email address. This information is retained for 30 days. The personal information collected through the contact form will  not be used for any marketing purposes.

Email Subscription

Users who opt in to our E-mail subscription are agreeing to allow us to collect their Name and E-mail for providing them with the additional content offered.

In addition to providing additional content through your E-mail, we may periodically use your E-mail address to collect information on how we can improve our products and services, promotion of new products and/or sales, or to provide further information we think you may find useful based on your interests.

You can Unsubscribe at any time through any e-mail sent to you, or by contacting us.

How We Use Cookies

Cookies are data files that are placed on your Computer or Device. To learn more about Cookies, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

We use cookies to analyze how our visitors are interacting with our website. The data allows us to analyze traffic patterns, what interests that visitor may have, or how they respond to marketing and email opt ins.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, e-mail 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.

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.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies, however most browsers automatically accept them. To disable cookies on your browser, please visit your browser settings. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of this website.

Embedded Content From Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites for the purpose of providing more information. This includes but is not limited to videos, images, and articles. Please note that once you open the link, you will be redirected to that website. They may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged into the website. We have no control with those websites, and shall not be held responsible for any of the privacy and protection of your information provided to that website. Please visit the websites privacy policy to learn more about their policies.

Data Security

We are committed to ensuring the security of all Personal Information collected through www.journalingmylife.com.

We have put in place security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used, altered, disclosed, or accessed without authorization. We also allow access to your personal data only to those employees and partners who have a business need to know such data.

We will not sell or distribute your Personal Information to third parties unless we have your permission to do so, or are required by law to do so.

Data Retention

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for.

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 our website (if any), 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.

Your Rights

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us.

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us.

Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.

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