YOUR PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION
I don’t really collect and keep any information that you don’t provide. The reason I need your personal information is for contacting you. You can voluntarily provide your information when you fill out my contact form, or when you sign up to receive my email newsletter. And, as you will read below, you can remove yourself from my records at any time, or ask me to.
You are always free to visit my site at anytime anonymously.
NON-PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION
Non-personal identification information is collected from Users to help me make the site better. I can view stats like how many visitors I had, which pages were viewed, which links were clicked and what outside website led someone to my site by using analytics software like Google Analytics or Jetpack.
WEB BROWSER COOKIES
My site may use “cookies” to enhance your User experience. The information collected can include the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet, your IP address, your browser, software operating system, web log data (including the date and time you access this site), pages you visit, what you do during your visit, and what searches you performed.
I (via Mailchimp) use open tracking in my emails. When I send emails newsletters, Mailchimp tracks behaviors such as how many people opened the emails and how many links were clicked. This all just helps me measure success and relevance for my efforts.
HOW I USE COLLECTED INFORMATION
I collect your information that you voluntarily provide. You give me information through my contact form and my email newsletter sign up. I will use your information to give you what you requested. I will email you to answer messages submitted through my contact form, and I will send periodic email newsletters to those who signed up.
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
I don’t share your information. However, I do use third-party providers to help my website function. Those providers sometimes are my means for collecting information, and so they technically are “sharing” it with me. Currently, those providers are:
Just so you know, when you post comments to my site, your posts may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside the site in perpetuity (a great legal word that I love using). In other words, other people could copy/paste/screenshot what you said, quote you, make a meme…it will be part of cyberspace for all eternity. I really love your comments though!
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
It’s also possible that they might have changed the information on the page I linked to. If you find that happened, I would love for you to let me know so I can update my link.
COMPLIANCE WITH CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT
Here is the legal part: I never collect or maintain information from those I actually know are under 13, and no part of my website is structured to attract anyone under 13. If you become aware of any data I have collected from anyone under the age of 13, please contact me using my contact form.
HOW I SECURE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Here is the legal part: I adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information. While I have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide, please be aware that despite my efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, I cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.
FOR VISITORS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES
This business, site and associated computers are located in Nashville, TN. Our host and the servers it uses may be located outside the United States.
FURTHER COMPLIANCE WITH THE GDPR
I want to be clear that I will not retain the contact information of any persons residing outside the United States.
E.U./E.E.A. individuals have the right to access and/or personal information about them, and to limit use and disclosure of their personal information. These individuals also have the right to request their information be amended or erased.
E.U./E.E.A. individuals who believe their personal information has been mismanaged by this site have the right to contact the E.U. data protection authorities (DPAs) for more information or to file a complaint. If you do have a complaint, I would appreciate you to contact me first to see if we can resolve it.
If you would like to have your private information deleted from the records that I keep, please fill out my Forget Me Form and I will forget you forever (but that is sad).
YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS
By using this site, you consent your acceptance of this policy. Your continued use of the site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
This document was last updated on May 24, 2018.