Privacy Policy

I understand the importance of your own privacy and it’s important to me that you do too. I will endeavour to uphold your privacy rights, and this site sian-taylor.com will only collect data in the ways listed below, to be parallel with the law and your rights.

Please read through the following information very carefully, if you do not agree to any of the following data being collected then you must not visit my site again to uphold your privacy rights.

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.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on my 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.

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, I am in no way responsible for other websites use of your data – and you should see each individual websites privacy policy.

When you first visit my site, there will be a cookie consent bar at the top of my blog. By clicking accept, you accept to the list above being collected.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely for the life of this blog. 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 my 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).

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

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service, however I will never send your data to any third party companies for any reason other than if I am involved in a legal proceeding and the information is required by law.

Contact me

If you have any questions at all regarding the use of your data on this site, or to request the deletion of your data from this site, please email me below:

sian.taylor97@outlook.com