PRIVACY POLICY

Our website address is http://cowpasturechronicles.com, a WordPress.com blog.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Comments

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

In addition to comments, when you select the “Like” button an anonymized 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 available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

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 forms

Anyone who fills out a contact form can be assured this information will be held in the strictest of confidence.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in by 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.

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

The basic configuration of Google Analytics, use does not collect any identifying information and doesn’t conflict with the GDPR.

Who we share your data with

Cow Pasture Chronicles may share your information with trusted third parties such a newsletter provider in order to contact you via email, or merchant accounts to process payments, and Google / social media accounts in order to run advertisements and our affiliates.

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.

Your contact information

As provided in the comment section or the contact me via email section, is held in the strictest of confidence.

Additional information

Note that when you voluntarily make your Personal Data available for viewing by others online through this Website or its content, it may be seen, collected and used by others, and therefore, we cannot be responsible for any unauthorized or improper use of the information that you voluntarily share (i.e., sharing a comment on a blog post, posting in a Facebook group that we manage, sharing details on a group coaching call, etc.).

How we protect your data

My goal is to keep the Personal Data that you share with Cow Pasture Chronicles confidential.

What data breach procedures we have in place

Your information on this website is protected by online security. I’ve taken reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data you provide from misuse, disclosure or unauthorized access.  However, I cannot guarantee Personal Data will always be secure due to technology or security breaches. If such a breach should happen, I will inform you immediately.

What third parties, we receive data from

I provide links to other websites on at Cow Pasture Chronicles. I bear no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of other individuals, companies or entities, or website, and cannot be held liable for the privacy of the information on a linked website.

What automated decision making and/or profiling, we do with user data

Should a decision be made to solely use an automated decision-making process, we here at Cow Pasture Chronicles will notify individuals regarding the automated decision making for these purposes and provide meaningful information regarding the logic involved as well as explain the significance and consequences.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

At Cow Pasture Chronicles we will take steps, when necessary, to comply with all industry regulatory requirements.

To stop receiving updates and emails

Simply “unfollow” our blog and contact us through the “Write Me” contact page requesting we delete all personal, information from any database collection. We will do our best to honor your request.

 

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