Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy:

 

Who we are:
Our website address is: http://rainybayblog.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it:
We may collect names, email addresses and technical information such as data from cookies or for use in analytics.

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.

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.

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:

This website uses Google Analytics: Google collects information about the services that you use and how you use them, like what post you may be reading and how long you stay on that page. This may include information on your device, operating system and location.

 

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 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 and technical data will be sent to Google Analytics.

Contact information: rainybayblog@gmail.com

How we protect your data:
Creators of this website have undertaken Data protection training and all access to rainybayblog.com by administrators is processed through a 2 step authentication procedure.

What data breach procedures we have in place:
Data protection breaches will be reported immediately to the users it pertains.