Who we are
Our website address is: https://aaronicacole.me.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
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.
Name and email address are collected through the contact form. This information is discarded every 30 days on the site.
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.
Google Analytics is used on this site.
The retention period is 14 months.
When data reaches the end of the retention period, it is deleted automatically on a monthly basis.
Who we share your data with
As of right now, no one. This is liable to change as AaronicaCole.me begins to offer different services and products–this will be updated if that does happen.
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 are be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
If you’re at all concerned with privacy information, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How we protect your data
Aaronicacole.me takes privacy very seriously. We use a site scanner from siteground.com that scans the site twice weekly to ensure there are no hackers.
What data breach procedures we have in place
The owner of this site receives emails two times per week that review any security weaknesses. In the event that there are any detected, immediate action will be taken to remedy this by working with the security company.
What third parties we receive data from
Google Analytics – this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
AaronicaCole.me is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com
AaronicaCole.me contains advertising and affiliate marketing links. A commission on sales of the products that are linked may be earned. There may also be affiliate links from third party websites. You, of course, are under no obligation to buy anything. All opinions of these products and services are my own and if I link to them, most likely I have used them and love the product and/or service. Also, if I have accepted payment for a product, it will be noted and you will get my honest opinion of that product. No matter what.
Updated August 6, 2019