Who we are
Our website address is: https://sharonreamer.com, hereafter referred to as the Website.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
We collect email addresses from visitors who sign up for the newsletter through the contact forms (see below).
When visitors leave comments on the Website, 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.
If you leave a comment on our Website, 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.
If you have an account and you log in to this Website, 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 Website 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.
We may directly collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools and services, to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the Website. These tools collect information sent by your browser or mobile device, including the pages you visit and other information that assists us in improving our website. We collect and use this analytics information in aggregate form such that it cannot reasonably be manipulated to identify any particular individual user.
Who we share your data with
We will not rent or sell your information to third parties.
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
We may ask for certain information such as your username, real name, birthdate, address, phone number and e-mail address when you register to make comments and/or if you correspond with us. We may also retain any messages you send through the contact form, and may collect information you provide in User Content you post. We use this information to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of the Website. Your username and if you choose to disclose it, your real name, may be published publicly. Once published your username and / or real name may not be able to be removed.
How we protect your data
We care about the security of your information, and use commercially reasonable safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of all information collected through the Website. To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps to verify your identity. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your account information, and for controlling access to your email communications from our Website, at all times. However, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to the Website or guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed. Your privacy settings may also be affected by changes to the functionality of social networks. The Website is not responsible for the functionality or security measures of any third party.
What data breach procedures we have in place
In the event that any information under our control is compromised as a result of a breach of security, the Website will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and where appropriate, notify those individuals whose information may have been compromised and take other steps, in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations.
What third parties we receive data from
We may receive information about you from third parties. For example, if you access our Website through a third-party connection or log-in, for example, through Facebook Connect, by “following,” “liking,” that third party may pass certain information about your use of its service to us. This information could include, but is not limited to, the user ID associated with your account (for example, your Facebook UID), an access token necessary to access that service, any information that you have permitted the third party to share with us, and any information you have made public in connection with that service. You should always review, and if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party websites.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements