Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy (

Who we are

Our website address is

Protecting your private information is our priority. This privacy statement applies to the above website ( and governs data collection and usage. By using this website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments and complete contact information (first and last name, email address) on the site we collect the data shown in both the comments form, contact me data blocks, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through site, this information may be collected and used by others.

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: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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

The following data information is collected:

Name (first & last)

Email address



Any personal data collected as volunteered by you may be collected and used by others as a result of your willful provision of such data.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by this site. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service to maintain the quality of the service and to provide general statistics regarding use of this website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save 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

Data provided on this website is not shared, sold, rent or leased to third parties.

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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.  We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

Your contact information

Your contact data information is collected and forwarded to the Administrator of this site and is used to respond to comments left on this site and deliver information/services you have requested. If you would like to exercise your rights, please

Email the Administrator (Vanessa Norris)  at the following email address:

Provide enough information to identify you (e.g., email address, name)

Provide proof of your identity (copy of driver’s license or passport and recent utility bill)

Provide the Administrator with the information to which your request relates (including which website your request pertains to)

Additional information

Any additional information voluntarily provided will be collected and forwarded to the Administrator for appropriate response.

How we protect your data

Your data is protected by nondisclosure of any personal data you have provided this website. Your data is not given to third parties, affiliates or any other persons or organizations.

What data breach procedures we have in place

If you are covered by the General Data Protection Regulation, you have a number of important rights free of charge to  include:

Right to fair processing of information and transparency over how we use your personal data

Access to your personal information and to certain other supplementary information that this Privacy Notice is already       designed to address

Right to require us to correct any mistakes in your data which we hold

Right to require the erasure of personal data concerning you in certain situations

Additionally, if at any time you believe your data has been involved in a data breach, contact me at the below:


What third parties we receive data from

The Administrator of this site does not receive data from third parties

Changes/Updates to this Statement

The Administrator of this website reserves the right to change/update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes made that may affect visitors to the site.