Last updated July 30, 2018

Who we are

Thank you for choosing to be a part of our community at This Is Her Journey (“This Is Her Journey“, “we“, “us“, or “our“).  We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy.  If you have any questions or concerns about our policy, or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us at info@thisisherjourney.com.

When you visit our website www.thisisherjourney.com and use our services, you trust us with your personal information.  We take your privacy very seriously.  In this privacy notice, we seek to explain to you in the clearest way possible what information we collect, how we use it and what rights you have in relation to it.  We hope you take some time to read through it all carefully, as it is important.

If there are any terms in this privacy policy that you do not agree with, please discontinue use of our Sites and our services.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect personal information that you provide to us such as name, address, contact information, passwords and security data and payment information.

We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when registering at the Sites expressing an interest in obtaining information about us or our products and services.  The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Sites, the choices you make and the products and features you use.

We do not knowingly collect data from or market to children under the age of 18.  If we learn that personal information from users less that 18 years of age has been collected, we will deactivate the account and take reasonable measures to promptly delete such data from our records.

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.

Media

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.

Contact forms

Name and Contact Data. We collect your first and last name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other similar contact data.

Credentials. We collect passwords, password hints, and similar security information used for authentication and account access.

Payment Data. We collect data necessary to process your payment if you make purchases, such as your payment instrument number (such as a credit card number), and the security code associated with your payment instrument.  All payment data is stored by our payment processor and you should review its privacy policies and contact the payment processor directly to respond to your questions.

All personal information that you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate, and you must notify us of any changes to such personal information.

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.

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.

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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We only share information with your consent, to comply with laws, to protect your rights, or to fulfill business obligations.

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.

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.

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.

If you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your personal information.  If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.

If you are a resident in the European Economic Area and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

How we protect your data

We aim to protect your personal information through a system of organizational and technical security measures. We cannot guarantee that the internet itself is one hundred percent secure. We will however do our best to protect your personal information. Transmission of personal information to and from our Sites is  at your own risk.  You should only access the services within a secure environment.

How we make updates to this policy

We will update this policy as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws. The updated version we be indicated by an updated “Revised” dated and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible.  We encourage you to review this privacy policy frequently to be informed of how we are protecting your information.

How can you contact us about this policy

If you have any questions or comments about this policy, you may email us at info@thisisherjourney.com

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