Privacy Policy

This privacy policy outlines how we use and protect any information that you provide when you use this website (theblathering.org)

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. If we ask you to provide certain 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 notice.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What personal information do we collect & how is it used?
You’ll be asked for your name, email address, phone number, physical address, and payment information when making purchases. This information is collected so that we can process your payments and get back in touch with you about your purchase.

When subscribing to our email list, you’ll be asked to provide your email address. This information will be used to contact you in the future through our email list. You can always remove yourself from the list using the link at the bottom of each email.

How do we protect your information?
Your contact information may be saved and contained behind a secure network, only accessible by a limited number of necessary individuals. We will keep your information confidential.

Your email subscription information will be saved into a third-party email newsletter system (such as MailChimp or ConvertKit) and never shared or sold with anyone.

Cookies
Cookies are small files that my website may save to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser that enables my website to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. We may use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

You may choose to disable cookies in your browser for this website or on others. 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. Our website will honor Do Not Track signals.

Third-party disclosure
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your information to outside parties unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating my website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also share information when its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect our or others’ rights, property or safety. However, non-personally identifiable information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third-party links
We may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies and we have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
We do not specifically market to children, but our website is safe for children under the age of 13 years old.

Fair Information Practices
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices, should a data breach occur, we will notify you via email within 7 business days.

We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.

Removing your information
You can update, change, or remove your personal information from our systems by emailing us: theblathering@theblathering.org

Contacting Us
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us at theblathering@theblathering.org