Privacy Policy

Our website address is: https://teaandforgetmenots.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 anonymized 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.

MEDIA

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

CONTACT FORMS

COOKIES

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.

SUBSCRIPTION

To subscribe to this blog, fill out the form on the top of any page/post.  Once you sign up, you will be sent an email (it’ll most likely end up in your spam folder) and you must click on that link to confirm your subscription.  You may opt out an any time.  You will only be sent the latest post on this blog

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

We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at:   https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Who we share your data with/How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize 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.

This website uses Google Analytics to track website traffic. Collected data is processed in such a way that visitors cannot be identified.

WHERE WE SEND YOUR DATA

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

More on Privacy and Cookie Policies

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Tea and Forget-me-nots collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the https://teaandforgetmenots.com/ website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services which may be offered by Chas’ Crazy Creations.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit our site, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out Contact Forms, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. You may be asked for, as appropriate, name and email address. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. If you do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

How we use collected information

Tea and Forget-me-nots may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes: –

1. To improve your user experience while at Tea and Forget-me-nots. Information you provide helps us respond to your questions, requests and support needs more efficiently.

2. To send periodic emails. If you decide to opt-in to our mailing list, you will receive weekly emails that include the current posts of the week. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or you may contact us via our Site.

I also use these third party services to run my blog efficiently and securely.

  • Google Analytics- so I can discover the type of content you find most interesting and and show you more of it. Google does not have access to this data.
  • Flodesk – my Email service.
  • Updraft Plus- my backup service.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us using the Contact Me page. You may request copies of this information regarding your collected details, to have us remove those details, or make changes to this information.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information stored on our Site. Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures. We take this seriously and by ethcis as well as law will notify you of any data breaches in a timely fashion.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.

Advertising

Ads appearing on our site may be delivered to you by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Compliance with children’s online privacy protection act

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Site from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.

Changes to this privacy policy

Tea and Forget-me-nots has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will post a notification on the main page of our Site, revise the updated date at the bottom of this page and send you an email. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of these terms.