Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy (“privacy policy” or “Policy” page outlines how Memories and Mayhem Blog (herein “we”, “us”, “our”) uses and protects any information that you provide us while using https://www.thepurplepumpkinblog.co.uk (herein “website”, “site”, “blog”, “Memories and Mayhem Blog”.) The privacy of our visitors is important to us. Should we ask you to provide information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on 22 May 2018. It is advised that you re-read this from time to time to make sure you are happy with the various policies.

The reading of all information on memoriesandmayhemblog.com is of your own free will. If you do not accept this Privacy Policy, you should cease use of this website immediately.

 

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.memoriesandmayhemblog.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 anonymised 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.

Memories and Mayhem Blog allows comments to be added beneath all blog posts on this site. The information collected here, which may include names, email addresses and/or website URL’s, will not be added to my mailing list, nor will it ever be passed on or shared with third parties. Adding your name, email address and website URL is completely optional on this site. Email addresses, if entered into the email field are not shown on the site. All comments are moderated and will not appear on the site until moderation has taken place. No specific time is given for moderation of blog comments.

Memories and Mayhem Blog reserves the right to edit or delete any comments submitted to this blog without notice due to, but not limited to:

  • Comments deemed to be spam or questionable spam
  • Comments including profanity
  • Comments containing language or concepts that could be deemed offensive
  • Comments that attack a person individually
  • Comments which contain links that are questionable, such as broken, invalid, or shortened links
  • Comments which we do not want to appear on the site

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

If you contact us via our contact form we collect your name, email address and any other contact data that you provide so that we may reply to you. Your data will be deleted from our personal email account 1 month after our correspondence has ended.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our 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 you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Competitions/Surveys

We may also collect other information via surveys and/or any offers or giveaways that you voluntarily provide, either electronically or otherwise, regardless of whether we have committed not to collect it as part of our standard practices under this policy.

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

Who we share your data with

Interaction With External Social Networks and Platforms

  • Facebook Like Button and social widgets
  • Twitter Tweet Button and social widgets
  • StumbleUpon button and social widgets
  • Reddit button and social widgets
  • Pinterest ‘Pin It’ button and social widgets
  • LinkedIn button and social widgets
  • Google+ button and social widgets

Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

YouTube Button and social widgets. Personal Data: Usage Data

Google Analytics and Jetpack for monitoring and improving the performance of this website. Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

Google Adsense to enable advertising tailored to your searches. Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

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

If you have an account 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 can 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.

Where we send your data

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

Your contact information

The information that you give to me directly on the site (e.g. within comments on blog posts such as your name and email address) is never shared or added to any mailing lists.

Additional information

How we protect your data

In no event shall Memories and Mayhem Blog be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, business interruption) arising out of the use of this site.

Memories and Mayhem Blog does not verify any sites that are linked; always use prudence and caution when visiting links; no liability is taken for any site linked to from this blog. Use of any link on this blog are entirely at the users own risk.

The Site also includes links to websites I recommend or work with on a collaborative basis, and provides access to products and services offered by third parties, whose privacy policies I do not control. Some of the links I provide are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item connected to that link, I will receive an affiliate commission at no cost you. When you access another website or purchase third-party products or services through the Site, use of any information you provide is governed by the privacy policy of the operator of the site you are visiting, or the provider of such products or services.

Exceptions

The only time any details are passed on are if you are the winner of a giveaway host on this blog, and your permission will be asked for before this happens. Permission will be requested via email and your details will be received and passed on via email, only to the brand for which Memories and Mayhem Blog is hosting the giveaway or competition. Once a period of one month has elapsed, your details and giveaway email notifications will be deleted from my personal email account. The Memories and Mayhem Blog is not responsible for your details held by the brand once they have been passed on. You may also request your details to be removed from the competition widget within the blog post which you entered through.

Opting Out And Managing Your Information With Us:

You may choose to stop the collection or use of your personal information by opting out at any time as provided here.

  1. Opt-Out: If at any time you no longer want to receive emails similar to those you are receiving from us, you may unsubscribe using the “unsubscribe” link or button at the bottom of our email messages or, if you prefer, you may unsubscribe / opt-out by submitting a request to memoriesandmayhemblog@gmail.com If you choose to unsubscribe, we wish you all the best, and you’re welcome to re-subscribe at any time.
  2. Access: You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to memoriesandmayhemblog@gmail.com including the words “access” in the subject line.
  3. Amend: If at any time you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us by email at memoriesandmayhemblog@gmail.com including the words “amend” in the subject line so that it may be updated.
  4. Forget: In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to memoriesandmayhemblog@gmail.com
  5. Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.

What data breach procedures we have in place

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

We will not sell, lease or distribute your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting. We love our visitors and subscribers and we will not sell or rent your email address or any other information to any third parties.

 

What third parties we receive data from

Memories and Mayhem Blog allows third parties to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit this website. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (eg: click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visit to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information through the use of cookies. You can read more about cookies here. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the information you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent or limit you from taking full advantage of this website. By turning off marketing cookies you will still see ads on this site, but they may not be relevant to you.

Advertising on Memories and Mayhem Blog is managed by Google Adsense.

 

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

We are committed to ensuring that our website contains content that is valuable and useful to our readers. To help us with this we have implemented the Google analytics demographics and interest reporting features on our website. These tools allow us to review anonymous data regarding the gender, age and interests of website visitors and adapt our website content to better reflect their needs. Although this information is collected through your Google ad settings, it is not provided to us in a personally-identifiable format. This means we cannot identify what information is about you, and we will not try to figure it out.

You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customise Google Display Network ads using the Google Ad settings or through the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

 

Terms and Conditions

All content provided on this blog is for information purposes only. The owner of this blog makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. The owner will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. The owner will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information.

The owner of this blog reserves the right to change the focus of this blog, shut it down, or sell it at her own discretion.

Memories and Mayhem Blog is not responsible for any republished content from this blog on other blogs, websites, blog comments or other media, unless supplied from ourselves.

You consent to communicating with us through email, including without limitation the exchanging of documents as attachments to email communications. You understand that such communications may include information that we or you consider private, and that not all computer networks are necessarily secure. You agree to hold us harmless for any non-intentional loss of or access to electronically exchanged and stored information. We reserve the right to make changes to this policy at any time.

This Privacy Policy is one of three important policies on the Memories and Mayhem Blog. They are all listed below for you to read. It is advised that you re-read this from time to time to make sure you are happy with the various policies. If you do not agree with any part of the various policies you should cease use of this website immediately and clear your internet browser cache to clear all cookies.

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