Who we are
Our website address is: https://jeffwarren.org. By using this website you consent to Jeff Warren handling your personal information in accordance with this data policy.
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog or website?
When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form, or otherwise enter information on our site.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
- To improve our website in order to better serve you.
- To allow us to better service you in responding to your requests.
- To send periodic emails regarding articles, events, products and services.
- To follow up with you after correspondence (comments, live chat, email or phone inquiries)
To be clear: this website is a safe place for you to browse around in peacefully and engage as you wish. We are not going to persistently just try to get you to buy something and we definitely won’t be throwing pushy marketing emails at you!
If 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.
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.
How do we protect visitor information?
Age of Consent
Do we use ‘cookies’?
Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
The cookies used, and their functions are:
- WordPress cookies – these are essential to the operation of the WordPress content management system which powers this site.
- Google Analytics cookies – these are used to track the visitors to this site. The data is used to build a better user experience for the website.
By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. If you don’t want us to use advertising cookies, you can change the privacy settings on your browser.
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.
The following Google Analytics cookies are placed to measure our sites visitor numbers and to improve the website:
Ginger-Cookie : remembers your setting to accept 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.
- Vimeo (vimeo.com) We use Vimeo to embed videos onto our website for video viewing functionality.If you visit a page on this website with embedded Vimeo videos, these cookies are used by Vimeo to collect analytics tracking information:
- Youtube (youtube.com) We use YouTube to embed videos onto our website for viewing functionality.If you visit a page on this website with embedded YouTube, these cookies are used by YouTube (Google) for storing user preferences and other unspecified purposes
Advertising cookie stored by Google under the domain doubleclick.net
- Soundcloud: We embed audio content from SoundCloud, a service that delivers audio content managed by SoundCloud Limited. If you visit a page on this website with embedded SoundCloud audio content, SoundCloud.com will place a cookie to enable the SoundCloud player. It may also place others, so please review SoundCloud’s privacy and cookie policies for more information.
Turning cookies off
- Remove cookies from your browser.
- Set your browser to block cookies.
- Set your browser to send you a warning notice before a cookie is stored on your computer.
But remember that you might not be able to make the most of our website (or other websites) without cookies – some functions need cookies to work. But turning off cookies isn’t permanent. You can also go into your settings to change them back and use everything on our site properly again.
We use widgets to make it easy for you to share our posts on social media. If you share a post on social media using the clickable social media icons on our website, please be aware of the following.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
Procedures to protect personal data
We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal data submitted to us, both during transmission and once it is received.
We receive payments for any products or services through other third party payment providers such as Stripe.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore 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.
Advertising and Analytics
If you would like more information about this practice and to learn about your choices in connection with these practices and how to opt out, please visit http://preferences-mgr.truste.com, http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp and http://www.aboutads.info/. If you are located in the European Union click here.
How does our site handle do not track signals?
Our Google Analytics currently does not honour do not track signals.
Opting out of Google Analytics tracking
We anonymize IP addresses while tracking so that user tracking is anonymous. We only track visits to our website so as to better understand our performance and learn how we can better serve our users. However, if you still wish to opt out of Google Analytics tracking on our website, you may do so by clicking on the link below (you must be logged out first to enable link to display), which will install a do-not-track cookie in your browser. If you wish to opt back in, simply delete the cookie set by this website that starts with “ga-disable”. Click here to set cookie to opt-out of Google Analytics tracking.
How long do we keep your information?
We only store personal information as long as this is necessary for all the purposes stated above.
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.
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.
Where we send your data
Your data may be transferred outside the EU. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Web hosting server location is in the USA, hosted with Siteground. Newsletter subscription list is hosted by Mailchimp. You may refer to their privacy policies for more information on how they store data.
Information collected by our service providers
Our service providers may collect personal data in connection with the Services we provide to customers. Our service providers control the personal data they collect, and will not use or disclose that personal data except as authorized or directed by the us in the course of provision of the Services. If your personal data is controlled by one of our service providers and you have concerns about the way that data is managed, please contact us.
Data Protection Rights
We undertake to respect the confidentiality of your personal data and to guarantee you
can exercise your rights. You may exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition
by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating the reason for your request.
If you decide to exercise these rights, and if part of the personal data you provided was your email address,
we would ask you to please specify this circumstance in your written request, indicating the email address
from which you wish to exercise your right rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition.
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.
Last updated April 13, 2020