This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. This blog may accept forms of cash advertising, sponsorship or other forms of compensation.

This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. I believe in honesty of relationship, opinion, and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

I participate in various affiliate programs such as Amazon Associates (links to products on Amazon are a part of this program). The small amount of money generated from these programs allows me to offset the cost of my web hosting, etc.

Occasionally, I may be compensated to provide my opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though I may receive compensation for my posts or advertisements, I always give my honest opinion, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. Additionally, I choose only to review products that I think would be of interest to you and my other readers.

The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

Privacy Policy 

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.

This site also uses Askimet. Askimet collects information about visitors who comment on sites that use the Akismet anti-spam service. The information collected typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

Contact forms

When you contact us, we collect the following data: first name, last name and email address. This data may be used to respond to your inquiry and to continue communications. It will not be used for marketing purposes.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save 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.

You can opt out of Cookies by clicking reject in the cookie bar at the footer of this website.

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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

This site uses Google Analytics and the third party Jetpack wordpress plugin to track analytic data about users who access this site. This can include user ID, IP addresses and cookies. Their privacy policies can be found here and here. You can opt out of Google Analytics if you so choose by clicking on the following: Opt Out.

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.

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.

What rights you have over your data

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 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

Hosting provider Siteground is located outside of the EU. European data protection law requires data about European residents which is transferred outside the European Union to be safeguarded to the same standards as if the data was in Europe.The hosting provider and any other non European third party providers used by this site protect your data via their own privacy policies and data processing agreements.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. For questions or concerns regarding privacy, please contact jessica[at]30somethingmotherrunner[dot]com.

 

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