Privacy Policy

 

This Scribbler Mum is a personal blog hosted on the platform WordPress.com (webhost).

This Scribbler Mum cares about the privacy of those who visits this blog. This blog is not in the business of selling, renting or trading email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes. This Scribbler Mum does not intend to share personal information of this blog’s visitors unless required by law. Should you be asked to provide some form of personal information when visiting this blog, it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

This Scribbler Mum may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page every now and then to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 18 May 2018.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:
* name and email address
* website
* post comments
* blog posts interactions such as “likes”
* technical data from visitors’ computers such as IP address, browser type, unique device identifiers, language preference, referring site, the date and time of access

What we do with the information we gather

* When you contact This Scribbler Mum through the contact page, you will be asked to enter your name and email address along with your message so that there may be a means of getting back to you should there be a need to.
* When you wish to follow this blog, your email address will be used to send you notifications of new posts.
* When you wish to leave a comment on any of the blog posts, you will have the option to do so anonymously or you can also include your name, email address and website.
* Technical data (managed by webhost) are used for statistical data to understand the blog’s traffic performance such as number of visitors, popular days, geographic markets reached.

Since this blog is hosted on WordPress.com, you can also refer to https://automattic.com/privacy-notice/ for more details.

Security

This Scribbler Mum does not store any visitors’ information anywhere else other than the webhost and email (if the visitor sends a message via the contact page). This blog’s account is protected by following it’s webhost’s advise on security settings like Two Step Authentication.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a Site (such as this blog) stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the Site each time the visitor returns. Pixel tags (also called web beacons) are small blocks of code placed on Sites. Cookies and other technologies like pixel tags are used to help identify and track visitors and Site usage, and to deliver targeted ads.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

For more information about the use of cookies and other technologies for tracking on this blog, including how visitors can control the use of cookies, please see WordPress Cookie Policy.

Links to other websites and social media

This blog may contain links to other websites of interest and social media (such as Amazon, YouTube, advertisements, Twitter, Facebook, etc.). However, once you have used these links to leave this blog, you should note that this blog does not have any control over that other website. Therefore, this blog cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

* whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the blog, look for the box that you can click to indicate how you want your information to be used
* if you wish for your comments to be deleted, you can send a request through the contact page
* if you no longer wish to receive email notifications, you can manage this by clicking unsubscribe at the bottom of the notification emails
* you can also unfollow this blog at any time that you no longer wish to follow it

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you through the contact page.

 

 

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Old Policy Posted on 09/April/2018

The terms “I”, “us”, “we”, or “our” refer to This Scribbler Mum (a personal blog found on the Site https://thisscribblermum.wordpress.com). The terms “user”, “you” or “your” refer to the visitors of the said personal blog or site. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.

We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Information Collection And Use
While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name and email address (“Personal Information”). Personally identifiable information are collected from users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply such information however, it may prevent them from engaging in certain site related activities such as commenting on blog posts on the site.

Log Data
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”).
This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

Communications
We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, blog updates, and/or marketing or promotional materials.

Cookies
Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site. You may refer to WordPress.com Cookie policy for more information.

Affiliate Disclosure
Please note that in order for This Scribbler Mum to generate some income, some of the blog posts may contain affiliate links. Clicks and purchases done through such links may result for This Scribbler Mum to receive a small referral commission.
“This Scribbler Mum is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.”

Security
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Third Party Websites
Users may find affiliate links, advertising or other content on our site that link to third party sites. These third party sites may serve content and advertisements, collect information directly from visitors, and place or recognize cookies on visitors’ browsers. We do not control the contents or links that appear on these third party sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our site. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites that are linked to our site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Changes To This Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy is effective as of April, 2018 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.
We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.
If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

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