Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.acornishmum.com.

 

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 comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised 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.

You do not have to provide your name, email address or website details to comment if you do not wish to.

 

Contact forms

You may have completed a contact form or previously subscribed to this blog. Subscribing means that you will receive an email every time that a new post is published on the site, your email will not be used for any other purpose or shared with anyone other than the site owner Stephanie Couch – A Cornish Mum and the subscription service via the Jetpack plugin.

 

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site 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.

 

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

This site uses Google Analytics to keep track of page views and demographic information. Your IP is anonymous when sent to Google Analytics for this purpose, you can not be identified via an anonymous IP.

 

Who we share your data with

We do not share any visitors personal information with third-parties nor do we store information we collect about your visit to this blog for use other than to analyse content performance through the use of cookies, which you can turn off at any time by modifying your Internet browser’s settings. Please see ‘Cookies’ section above.

If you have entered a giveaway or competition on this blog or via any of my social media platforms, you are automatically agreeing to potentially having your details passed on to a third party, purely for the purpose of prize fulfilment. Competition data will be deleted after 6 months. Please note that I cannot be held responsible for what the third party does with your personal data.

We are not responsible for the republishing of the content found on this blog on other websites or media without our permission.

In some limited circumstances, we may be legally required to share certain personal data, which might include yours, if we are involved in legal proceedings or complying with legal obligations, a court order, or the instructions of a government authority.

 

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

Competition data is deleted 6 months after the giveaway/competition ends.

 

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. You can contact me at stevie@acornishmum.com to request the removal of your data.

Further information about your rights can also be obtained from the Information Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.

If you have any cause for complaint about my use of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.

 

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

 

Your contact information

I can be contacted at stevie@acornishmum.com for any queries or data removal requests, I can also be found on all of the social media channels as linked to and shown at the top of the sidebar on the right hand side of this site.

 

How we protect your data

This site is maintained with a security plugin and our passwords are secure. The site is also regularly scanned for virus’ and all plugins and additions to the site are kept updated with any security updates to protect this site and your data.