Who are we
Our website address is: https://lifewithscoliosis.com.
It is run by Louise who you can contact at: [email protected].
What personal information we collect and why we collect it
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.
By submitting a comment, you agree for the comment to be posted on this blog once it has been approved.
How do we use your information?
When you have provided your affirmative consent, which you may revoke at any time, such as by signing up for our mailing list. We will use the information we collect from you when you sign up for our newsletter to send periodic email updates about new blog posts, news and updates about the site. We are committed to keeping your e-mail address confidential. We do not sell, rent, or lease our subscription lists to third parties. We will not provide your personal information to any third party individual, government agency, or company at any time unless strictly compelled to do so by law.
We will use your e-mail address solely to provide timely information about lifewithscoliosis.com.
You can withdraw your consent at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any email you receive from us.
Who has access to your information?
We will never sell or rent your information to third parties. We will never share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.
We may pass your information to our third party service providers/plugins for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf (for example, collecting email addresses and sending email communication). However, when we use third party service providers, we disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the service and we have a contract in place that requires them to keep your information secure and not use it for their own direct marketing purposes.
We also use Mail Munch – a WordPress plugin – which powers the forms that you enter your email address into when you subscribe to our newsletter. When you subscribe to receive our newsletter, the information you provide will be be transferred to Mail Munch and automatically synced with Mail Chimp to allow us to send you the newsletters.
We use the Bloglovin‘ widget on our site, which you can click on in order to follow our blog on the Bloglovin’ blog network. Bloglovin widgets may collect certain metadata about you such as, unique identifiers, the geo-location, whether you are logged into Bloglovin.com, and the URL of the blog the widget is located. Please view the Bloglovin’ Terms of Service for more information.
How to access, update and remove your information
Under the GDPR, you have the right to access and receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you. If you wish for us to stop holding your personal data then you have the right to have this information removed from our systems. If you wish to update or remove your personal information or request a copy of the information we hold about you, please email [email protected].
How long will my information be stored?
How we protect your data
We take several steps to keep your data secure and protect against unauthorised access including the use of Firewalls, Antivirus/Malware protection and blocking access to suspicious traffic. This site also uses SSL encryption to ensure that all personal information is handled securely. This encryption prevents third parties from gaining unauthorised access to personal data. Most web browsers show a green padlock symbol to confirm SSL encryption is in place.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website – read how Google manages data in its ads products here.
We have also implemented the following:
You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you and opt out of Ads Personalisation using the Google Ad Settings page. You can also manage many cookies used for online advertising via the EU-based Your Online Choices, or you can manage cookies in your web browser.
Affiliate Marketing Cookies
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.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
To be in accordance with CAN-SPAM, we agree to the following:
- Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
- Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
- Include clear information on how to contact the sender.
- Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
- Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
We may amend or update this policy from time to time. We encourage you to check back regularly and review any updates. If you are subscribed to the newsletter, any major changes will be communicated via the newsletter.