Privacy Policy

TERMS OF USE AND PRIVACY POLICY

May 23, 2018

Thank you for visiting sandraardoin.wordpress.com (“site”). Your private information is important to me, so reasonable precautions are taken to secure that privacy when you visit. However, no security is perfect, so ACCESS AND USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR DISCRETION AND RISK.

Please read the following carefully. If you do not agree with the terms of use and conditions stated, please do not use this site.

Accessing this site is an acknowledgement by you that sandraardoin.wordpress.com is not liable for damages that might result from your visit, including, but not limited to, damage to your computer.

LINKS:

While links to other Internet sites are often provided, insertion of links does not indicate endorsement by or affiliation with third party sites. I do not control and am not responsible for your use of those sites, nor am I responsible for or control any information collected by third parties, including (but not limited to) social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter or ads shown by WordPress.com.

MINORS:

This site is for the use of persons 18 years and older. Minors are not allowed to provide any personal information, and this site will not knowingly collect personal information from those under 18.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Please do not disclose personal information about third parties without receiving that person’s permission.

I reserve the right to remove comments that, in my discretion, I find offensive and/or inappropriate, that contain links and/or are determined to be spam.

I am not responsible if content found on this blog is republished on other websites or media without my permission. You must obtain my permission to copy, share, or reproduce quotes or images found on sandraardoin.wordpress.com. Links to information posted on this website are allowed without obtaining prior permission. Email me at sandraardoin@gmail.com.

PRIVACY POLICY

This is to disclose information that might be collected during your visit.

COOKIES:

The server for sandraardoin.wordpress.com (WordPress.com or Automattic) uses cookies, and in doing so, collects information about your computer and other data. A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Pixel tags (also called web beacons) are small blocks of code placed on websites and emails. WordPress (Automattic) uses cookies and other technologies like pixel tags to identify and track visitors, usage, and access preferences for their Services, as well as track and understand email campaign effectiveness and to deliver targeted ads. For more information about their use of cookies and other technologies for tracking, including how you can control the use of cookies, please see their Cookie Policy. (Much of the information in this paragraph on cookies is taken from the privacy policy of Automattic to help us both understand what is collected.)

From time to time, I will review and use the statistical data provided by WordPress.com (Automatic) to improve the user’s visit or, when necessary, release statistics of follower numbers only (no personal information) to those in the publishing industry who request it. For additional information cookies and user information, please visit the privacy policy of WordPress.com, as well as their cookie policy.

If you choose not to allow the use of cookies, please change the settings in your browser to refuse them. However, doing so might affect your ability to use some of the features on this site.

PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED:

When you visit, you are not required to disclose any personal information, such as name and email address. Disclosure of your personal information is voluntary and is not stored, except for the purpose for which you provide it. Such information and purposes are:

  • Your name, website, and/or email address on comment forms – Comments, name, website address, and gravatar are public and may be seen by anyone on the Internet.
  • Your name, website, and/or email address when using the contact form
  • Your name and email address when signing up to follow the blog by email—use the “Unsubscribe” button to unsubscribe from these emails
  • Your name and email address when subscribing to my newsletter – This information will be provided to Mailchimp, the email marketing service for my newsletter. (See their privacy policy.) Should you decide you no longer wish to receive my emails, you may click the “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of an email you receive from me
  • Information collected to allow WordPress.com users to “follow” the blog on this site
  • Information requested and collected in the event of a contest or promotion held on this site (see conditions for “Giveaways” on the Disclaimer page)

I do not use tracking technology to collect information once you leave my site.

Information obtained during your visit to this site may be released if requested by legal entities such as law enforcement or courts.

Any changes to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy will be updated here and made without notice so check this page often.

The above applies only to sandraardoin.wordpress.com (sandraardoin.com). For questions or concerns, contact me at sandraardoin@gmail.com.

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