privacy

policy

Effective date: 21 February, 2021

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. 

At KA5THLEEN we respect your privacy and take it very seriously. This privacy policy provides you with the details of the types of Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of this Website and how it is used.

By using this Website and providing us with your data, you warrant that you are over 13 years of age.

Please read this privacy policy carefully.

It is very important that the information held about you is accurate and up to date. Please let us know if at any time your personal information changes by emailing Kathleen at hello@ka5thleen.com. More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested at any time.

What personal data is collected and why it is collected

Media
If you upload images to this Website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data included. Other visitors to this Website can download and extract any location data from images on this site.

Embedded content from other websites
Some pages on this Website may include embedded content. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These sites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third party tracking, and analyse your interaction with the embedded content.

Comments
Content commenting services allows you and other visitors to make and publish comments on this Website.

Depending on the settings chosen by the Owner, visitors may also leave anonymous comments. 

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection and website and server security. If there is an email address among the Personal Data provided by you, it may be used to send notifications of comments and replies on the same content. You are responsible for the content of your own comments.

If you leave a comment on this 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.

If a content commenting service provided by third parties is installed, it may still collect web traffic data for the pages where installed, even when you do not use the content commenting service.

An anonymised string created from your email address may be proved to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available to view here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After your comment is posted, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

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

Disqus
Disqus is a content commenting service provided by Big Heads Labs Inc.

Personal Data Collected : Cookies, Usage Data, and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service, available to view here : https://help.disqus.com/en/articles/1717103-disqus-privacy-policy

 

Analytics
The services contained in this section enable us to monitor and analyse web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behaviour.

Google Analytics 
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc.

Google uses the Data collected to track and analyse the use of this website, to report on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the Data collected to personalise the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data. Their privacy policy is available to view here : https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en 

 

Affiliate Links
This Website uses affiliate links which link to external websites and applications. Therefore, this Website contains links to other websites, utilising affiliate links, and therefore trackable cookies. This site and its owner are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such websites. Please read and refer to those sites privacy policies for their information.

Skimlinks
Skimlinks is a platform helping content creators and publishes monetise their content. Skimlinks will convert some of the links from this Website into affiliate links which creates a tracking cookie.

Personal Data collected : Cookies. Their privacy policy is available to view here : https://skimlinks.com/privacy-policies/

Third party links

This Website may include links to third party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We have no control over these third party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave this site, we encourage you to read the privacy policy of every website you visit. 

We make no promises, warranties, or representations about the manner in which your data is handled by third parties and hold no liability whatsoever for your use of them.

Cookies

Cookies are used to track your use of this site. This enables us to understand how you use this site and track any patterns. This helps the Owner to develop and improve this site.

You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this Website may become inaccessible or not function properly. 

This site does not recognise or respond to browser initiated Do Not Track signals.

We make no promises, warranties, or representations about the manner in which your data is handled by third parties and hold no liability whatsoever for your use of them.

How your data is collected

We may collect data about you by you providing the data directly (for example; by filling in forms on this site or by sending us an email). We may automatically collect certain data from you as you use this site by using cookies and similar technologies. 

We may receive data from third parties such as analytic providers such as Google based outside the EU, advertising networks such as Facebook based outside the EU, search information providers such as Google based outside the EU. 

We will never sell or license any personal data we collect from you.

Maintenance 
For the purpose of operation and maintenance, this Website and any third party services may collect files that record interaction with this site or use for this purpose other personal data (such as IP Address).

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.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

You have the right at any time to know whether your Personal Data has been stored and can get in contact to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be cancelled, updated, or corrected. Requests should be sent via the contact information set out at the beginning of this policy. 

I may need to request specific information from you to help confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your Personal Data, or to exercise any of your other rights. This security measure is to ensure that data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We aim to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Sometimes it may take longer than a month, in this case, we will notify you.

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 may 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.

Legal action

Your Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller, in Court, or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Website or the related services. You declare to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to reveal data upon request of public authorities.

We may have to share your data with the parties such as service providers who provide IT and system administration services and professional advisers such as lawyers.

Changes to this privacy policy 

We reserve the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice on this page. It is highly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the top of this page. If at anytime you object to any of the changed to the Policy, you must cease using this Website and can request that we remove the Personal Data. Unless otherwise stated, the then-current privacy policy applies to all Personal Data we have about you and our visitors.