Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: http://jackieferrier.com.

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.

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

When filling in a contact form we will use your email address to reply if we deem it required by the content of the message sent to us.  Using our contact form does not subscribe you to our mailing list.  This information is stored on our servers as well as emailed to our administration staff who are required to keep all information private unless we have explicit permission to share it.  Please note that we keep contact form submissions for a certain period for customer service purposes, but we do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes.

Email Subscription forms

If you opt-in to be on our mailing list, we may collect your name and email address as well as any email mailing list preferences you may have opted into. You may then receive email newsletters and other information from us from time to time. You may opt-out of our mailing list at any time. At this point, your name and email address is removed from our list and you will no longer receive mailing list emails from us.

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 visit our login page, 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.

Analytics

Like most website operators, we collect non-personally identifying data about how our site is used, such as the browser types, referring site, IP address, time and day of visits, pages visited, etc. From time to time, we may make this aggregate data available by publishing a report on how our site is used and traffic.

We use Google Analytics to track traffic and site usage.  We also use server site application to track and log visitor that will tell us what IP address was used to visit the site.  We are able to tell what general location you are in such as your city by your IP and the network you used. Your internet provider may be required to disclose the information they have based on your IP if required by law.Google Analytics cookies and identifiers

Google Analytics mainly uses first-party cookies to report on visitor (aka. user) interactions on Google Analytics customers’ websites. Users may disable cookies or delete any individual cookie. Learn more

In addition, Google Analytics supports an optional browser add-on that – once installed and enabled – disables measurement by Google Analytics for any site a user visits. Note that this add-on only disables Google Analytics measurement.

Where a site or app uses Google Analytics for Apps or the Google Analytics for Firebase SDKs, Google Analytics collects an app-instance identifier — a randomly generated number that identifies a unique installation of an App. Whenever a user resets their Advertising Identifier (Advertising ID on Android, and ID for Advertisers on iOS), the app-instance identifier is also reset.

Where sites or apps have implemented Google Analytics with other Google Advertising products, like Google Ads, additional advertising identifiers may be collected. Users can opt-out of this feature and manage their settings for this cookie using the Ads Settings. Learn more

Google Analytics also collects Internet Protocol (IP) addresses to provide and protect the security of the service and to give website owners a sense of which country, state, or city in the world their users come from (also known as “IP geolocation”). Google Analytics provides a method to mask IPs that are collected (detailed below) but note that website owners have access to their users’ IP addresses even if the website owners do not use Google Analytics.

Who we share your data with

We share information with third parties who help us provide our order transactions and store services to you such as third-party payment processors such as PayPal. We may also share your email and name and mailing list preferences Email providers such as MailChimp. All our third-party partners are bound by their own privacy policies. Site activity data may be shared with our analytics partners such as Google, but there is no personally identifiable data that can specifically identify you that is shared with Google.

We do not rent or sell any of our data.

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). The website administrator(s) 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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. data entered into our forms are sent to our administrators and may be stored on their personal machine or devices or back-up drives.

Your contact information

You can reach us through the form on our contact page.

Additional information

How we protect your data

Our sites is regularly updated and maintained, to ensure all software is current and secure. In addition we use various forms of security strategies and monitoring.

We also ensure only a minimum number of administrators can administer this site who have gone through rigorous screening, and are bound by our privacy policies. All administrators or authors have been vetted and are required to have strong passwords. Users are only given the minimum permissions to other areas of the site on an as-needed basis.

We do not store any payment information such as credit card numbers on our site and ask that you do not enter them into any forms on this site. Instead, we rely on specialized third parties to securely handle any payment details.

Data that are entered into our forms is sent by email to an administrator, and is not stored on the site.

What data breach procedures we have in place

Our site is regularly monitored and inspected for any activity both automatically and manually for any suspicious activity.

Should there be a data breach, we will email users within 72 hours to inform you of the nature of the breach and what data could have been potentially compromised. If ew cannot reach you by email, we will then make an attempt to reach you in other ways.