This privacy statement is created to show
my strong commitment to your privacy and safety.
Who We Are
What Data we collect and Why
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.
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.
Our Email Update Form goes directly to our account at MailChimp.
Contact Form ~ We collect everything on the form plus your IP address for security purposes.
If at an time you would like your information completly deleted, please contact us below.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save 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.
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.
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.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
We use Google Analytics and Automatic’s Jetpack to track page views and follow visitors. Both these services are set up to protect your personal information.
If you sign up for email updates your first name and email address goes to the email service provided currently Mailchimp.
Your information is not sold or shared with another company.
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.
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.
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 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.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
How we protect your data
We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from our sites.
We only use hosting companies that have a strong commitment to security.
The website is also set up with security procedures in place.
Any device used to access the website’s backend has ample security to block breaches.
What data breach procedures we have in place
If there is a website breach registered users will be notified by email so they will have to change their password.
Older Website backups will be used to restore the website.
Third Parties We Receive Data From
We do not use any third party companies. We do not sell or distribute your personal information to anyone.
Contact informationMary Jane Murphy-Gonzales
1455 Lincoln Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30346