Please find below an outline of data collection processes for this website… rebeccajayne.blog
What information is collected?
Name, username, email address, IP address and website URL.
Why is this data collected?
I collect this data to monitor website statistics provided through WordPress Stats in order to run my site efficiently and provide a personalised user experience.
How is your information protected?
Firstly, my website runs via WordPress, which in itself, is a protected site. Any information that you input whilst accessing my site is collected via secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of people who have specific access rights; they are required to maintain confidentiality. Any personal information is currently protected via ‘HTTPS’ encryption, this ensures the connection between your browser and my server is secured and makes it harder for your information to be hacked. However, I will never ask for any credit/debit card or payment details from yourself whilst you use my site.
When visitors leave comments on the post i received the date entered into the comment form, if you are a WordPress user I will see your profile picture and account name. Any information inputted, along with your comment, is public for anyone to see. You can choose to be notified of follow up comments via email, this is optional and you have the choice to opt in. Additionally, any visitor comments may b checked through an automated spam detection service, if you comment it may say ‘waiting for approval’.
Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers from a user’s computer to their hard drive through the web browser; if you accept. This enables the site and its service provider to obtain and remember a users information. For example, if you leave a comment on a blog post you can opt in to saving your name, website and email in cookies, however, this is optional. Cookies can be turned off via your browser settings.
Is your data shared?
None of your data inputted onto this site is sold/traded or transferred to outside parties.
Is your data retained?
Any data you input onto my website is retained indefinitely, this helps my website to recognise your presence and approve your presence, when you comment my website will automatically approve the comment if your information is familiar.
In accordance with regulations, this policy will be regularly reviewed and updated when appropriate – last updated 24th May 2018