Types of Information We Collect
This Site only collects the personal information you voluntarily provide to us, which may include: Name (first and last); Email Address; Website URL; Comments. The information you provide is used to facilitate discussion on posts and send periodic emails. In each case, we collect such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of your interaction with us. You can always refuse to supply personal information, however, doing so may prevent you from receiving our services and may prevent you from engaging in other activities on the Site. We may share your information with trusted third parties who perform services on our behalf in operating the website, conducting our business and servicing clients and visitors. These parties assist in fulfilling the features & services offered on the site and agree to keep this information confidential. Your personal information will never be shared with unrelated third parties. We do not sell, license, or otherwise disclose any of your personal information to anyone for marketing purposes.
As is true of most websites, we may passively gather information relating to your use of the Site, such as the searches you undertake, the pages you view, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp information. We use this type of information to administer the Site and provide the highest possible level of service to you. The information gathered is in an aggregated form that does not directly identify you as specific individual and is for the purposes of performing statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the Site.
Third Party Links
The term “cookies” refers to small pieces of information that a website sends to your browser while you are viewing the site. Cookies help a website determine that a particular browser or user has previously visited the site and helps the site save and remember any preferences that may have been set while the user was browsing the site. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which stay in your browser until you delete them). You have the ability to accept or decline cookies using your web browser settings. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of the site may not work properly or at all.
The Site and our services are not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not intentionally or knowingly collect personally-identifiable information from children under the age of 13 and we request that individuals under the age of 13 do not submit any personal information on our Site.
While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personally identifiable information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or receive from us. You acknowledge that the personal information you voluntarily share with us through this Site could be accessed or tampered with by a third party. No exchange of data over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure. You agree that we are not responsible for any intercepted information shared through our Site without our knowledge or permission. Additionally, you release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of such intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.
Managing Your Personal Information
You may access, delete, update and correct your personal information and privacy preferences by contacting us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may have the right to restrict or object to the processing of your personal information or to exercise a right to data portability under applicable law. You also may have the right to lodge a complaint with a competent supervisory authority, subject to applicable law. If you have any questions regarding these rights and would like additional information, please email email@example.com.
From time to time we may email you electronic newsletters, announcements, or other information. If you prefer not to receive any or all of these communications, you may opt out by using the unsubscribe link within each email or emailing us to have your contact information removed from our email database. Subscribing to receive newsletters from A Note on Style requires your first name, email address & consent. Mailchimp is our email service provider and they house this data on our behalf. You may read their data policies here. You may opt-out of any email signup at any time.
Changes to This Policy
Effective May 15, 2018