The following information is in reference to GDPR, effective May 25, 2018.
What is GDPR?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European Union (EU) law taking effect on May 25, 2018. The goal of GDPR is to give EU citizens control over their personal data and change the data privacy approach of organizations across the world.
This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for (Utterimperfection.com). This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this Utterimperfection.com. It will notify you of the following:
- What personally identifiable information is collected from you through Utterimperfection.com, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
- What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
- The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order.
Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our Utterimperfection.com:
- See what data we have about you, if any.
- Change/correct any data we have about you.
- Have us delete any data we have about you.
- Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information.
When you choose to leave a comment on this blog or fill out the contact form WordPress will automatically store your gravatar name, IP Address, comment, and email address. Therefore, leaving a comment or filling out the contact form is considered explicit consent and definite intention, as defined by the GDPR, giving me consent to store this information and permission to contact you in the future.
This Utterimperfection.com contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
With these updates, MailChimp reaffirms its commitment to safeguarding the personal data of our members, contacts, and anyone who visits our websites. MailChimp has three core privacy principles: accountability through awareness, empowering individuals, and protecting and safeguarding information. We embrace privacy by design, which means our teams actively design and build features with privacy considered alongside innovation and functionality.
Here are some highlights of the changes we’ve made:
- If you, or your use of MailChimp, are subject to EU data protection law (including the GDPR), we’ve updated your obligations when using MailChimp to reflect the new requirements under the GDPR.
- We’ve reaffirmed MailChimp’s commitment to the responsible collection, use, transfer, disclosure, and management of your personal information.
As our company grows and evolves, we’ll continue to focus on strengthening and improving our privacy practices and tools, for the benefit of our members, contacts, and website visitors.
Thank you for using MailChimp.
– The MailChimp Legal Team
Please rest assured that your personal information will not be sold or shared with any third parties under any circumstances. At this time, this blog is not monetized, meaning I do not engage in product or membership sales or commerce of any kind via this website. If you wish for me to remove your data for any reason please contact me via the contact form to let me know.
If for whatever reason you do not consent to the above, please do not leave a comment on my blog or fill out the contact form.
I reserve the right to amend this policy in the future if I deem it necessary to do so.
Helpful links re: GDPR below for further information: