My website address is: https://claremackintosh.com. Questions about privacy and data can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
What personal data I collect and why I collect it
I only collect information I know I will genuinely use, and I collect it in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This information is likely to include your name and email address. It may also include responses given in surveys, and data collected from newsletter activity (such as whether you have opened it, or clicked a link contained in it). This information helps me understand what my readers like, and enables me to send more relevant communications.
When visitors leave comments on the site I 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 leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name and email address 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.
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.
I may also collect data via Google Analytics, which gathers visitor behaviour, such as which pages you visit, how long you spend on my site, how you arrived here, and what links you click. This information isn’t connected to any personally identifiable data, but helps me understand which bits of my website work, and which could be improved.
Who I share your data with and how I protect it
Data collected is used only by me, or by people working with me. It will never be sold or used for any other purpose. I protect your data with secure passwords, regularly changed.
How long I retain your data for
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so I can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
If you have given me your email address by subscribing to my mailing list, I will keep you on this list until you ask to be removed. You will be removed instantly, and never resubscribed unless you ask to be.
What rights you have over your data
If you have left comments on my website, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data I hold about you, including any data you have provided to me. You can also request that I erase any personal data I hold about you.