Information we collect
We are committed to protecting the personal data of our visitors. Security measures are in place with password controls.
Personal data we collect from you may include name, email address, personal account preferences; transactional data (such as purchase information); and technical data, such as information about cookies. Personal data may also be generated from technical processes such as contact forms, comments, cookies, analytics, and third-party embeds.
Voluntary Information: If you voluntarily submit information to the blog by writing a comment or subscribing to a newsletter, personal information like your name and email address will be collected.
Automatically-Collected Information: When you access The Style of Laura Jane, we automatically collect certain information about you and the device you use to access the site. For example, when on our website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you access the site. We may also collect information on actions you take when using the blog, such as links you have clicked on.
To help readers gain further insight, The Style of Laura Jane may include links to other websites on blog articles. These links do not signify that we endorse the website(s) or have responsibility for the website(s) content. We take no responsibility for the privacy practices of other sites.
Payment gateways and other payment transaction processors that may be used if you purchase items on The Style of Laura Jane have their own privacy policies in place. We suggest you read their privacy policies to help you understand how they handle your personal data.
We do not sell, trade or transfer personally identifiable information to outside parties. We may release information to comply with the law.
How we collect personal information:
Cookies are data files placed on a device (computer, laptop, phone etc.) and usually include an anonymous unique identifier. We may use session cookies (temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser, as well as persistent cookies (longer term cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser).
Cookies perform a number of tasks to help user experience and can help improve blog content by understanding visitor preferences.
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Cookies may also be used by third-party services which are mentioned below.
Log files track actions happening on The Style of Laura Jane and collects data such as IP addresses, browser types, internet service providers, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
When visitors leave comments on the blog, 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 commenting, your name and image if your Gravatar profile contains one, will be made public with your comment. The blog does not make email addresses public.
How your information may be used
The Style of Laura Jane may use your information:
- To improve the blog. Your information can help us understand our visitor preferences, to ensure we provide the best value for our readership.
- To track marketing/advertising.
- To personalise the site. This includes identifying you as a user when you post a comment.
- For promotional value such as newsletters.
- To protect the blog from spam.
- To send periodic emails such as policy updates.
When clicking on an affiliate marketing link, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for commission purposes. Affiliate links may provide commission if you choose to purchase a recommended product. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Your Personal Data rights
Certain information may need to be retained for transactions or when required by law. Each newsletter contains an opt-out to stop receiving. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have queries on accessing personal information about you.
We do not knowingly collect any personal, identifiable information from children under the age of 16.
I reserve the right to change, edit or modify how I manage or run my blog, and I may change focus or content at any time.
The information we provide is accurate and to the best of my knowledge, however, there may be errors or mistakes. This blog is for enjoyment and should not be seen as professional advice. I take no responsibility for any information a reader chooses to rely on.
Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission is strictly prohibited. All images that belong to website or to the photographers featured cannot be duplicated, copied or used in any way, without their or my written consent.
Effective Date: January 1st 2017, Updated October 27th, 2020.