Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy conducts the manner in which Jscribbles.com collects, uses, maintains and discloses information that is provided from users of the https://jscribbles.com personal book blog. This privacy policy applies to everything that this site Jscribbles.com has to offer and has a contact form that stores user’s information.
The quick version (summary)

Please read this entire Privacy Policy, as it has some pretty helpful hints and tips to keep your information safe and secured :

If you decide to sign up to my subscription newsletter, I’ll be saving and also storing your provided information that you, the user provided upon registering for the newsletter so that you can receive monthly updates for this blog jscribbles.com. If you submit any of your personal information through the contact form, that information will also be saved and stored on my site and will never be given to any user or visitor requesting to have your information. I do not take bullying lightly and refuse to give out something like personal information that isn’t my own personal information.

The details that you’ve provided upon registration via the newsletter or the contact form can be made as a request to full erasure and data of your information from this site. Please contact me at support@jscribbles.com to request total erasure of your information and data from the newsletter and elsewhere.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When any new or old visitor should of this site Jscribbles.com decides to leave a comment(s) the provided information that’s shown in the comments is the data that will be stored onto my site as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. This added information cannot be avoided. It is tracked and stored on whatever website you’ve visited.

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.
Contact Forms

IF any visitor of this site’s contact form, not only will your personal information be safely and securely stored, but also your personal IP address will be stored on this server and an email of this information will be sent to the administrator for backup purposes. This is to let the visitor know that a copy of the form they used will always be saved in case the email should for whatever reason not get delivered properly.

Cookies

If any visitors of this site Jsribbles.com decides to leave a comment you, the visitor, can choose whether or not to opt-in which saves all your personal information such as your name, email address, and website url that was provided with your other information will be saved and stored in cookies. By using this opt-in method, it’ll actually save you from having to re-write your personal information over again when you go to leave another comment on this site. By using the opt-in method, it will automatically fill in your details when you choose to write another comment. The cookies that have saved your personal information will only save it and store it for one year. After the one year, you’ll
be forced to fill out your personal information when leaving a comment on this site. Once you’ve opted-in again, your information will be stored again for another year.

Newsletter

If you’ve decided to sign up for this site’s newsletter, the personal information such as your name (if you’ve provided your name), your email address, and your IP address will be stored on the server, along with the list(s) that you subscribed to which will have your subscription status. This is to guarantee that you can receive the emails you’ve signed up for all right and no problems. Mailchimp is the one being used for this actual email delivery, so the email you’ve provided upon registration will be shared with Mailchimp just so for the purpose of delivering the email to you.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles or blog posts on this site will most likely include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, blog posts, etc.). The embedded content that’s coming from other websites behaves in the exact same manner as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites that you’ve visited may actually collect personal information and data about you, the use of your cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction that you’ve had with the embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you actually have an account and are logged into that website.

Analytics

This site, Jscribbles.com uses Google Analytics, which is a web analytics service that is provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information that it collected for the purpose of evaluating your use of this website, and will compile its reports on your website activity for the website operators and providing other services that’s related to your website activity and Internet usage. Google may transfer this collected personal information of yours to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will NOT associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. For further information about Google’s Privacy Policy, you can obtain a copy of it from http://www.google.com/privacy.html .

Non-personal identification information I collect

I may collect non-personal identification information about the site’s users whenever they interact with this site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about the users means of connection to this site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

How I protect your information

This site adopts appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measure to protect against unauthorized access of this site, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on this site.

Any sensitive and private data exchange that happens between the site and its users happens over an SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted to protect with digital signatures.

Jscribbles.com is a PCI compliant, which basically means that I will follow a set of requirements to ensure that I maintain a secure enviroment.


Sharing your personal information

Jscribbles.com and the owner of this site, will never sell, trade, or rent users’ personal identification information to others no matter what. However, there are certain information that may be shared with others when necessary to complete a certain action on this site. Here’s a list of companies your information may have been shared with :

Amazon – Site backups are made to Amazon S3, which means some of your personal information will be stored on Amazon’s servers. Additionally, we may use Amazon SES for sending transactional emails. In this case your email address may be shared with Amazon for the purpose of sending an email to you.
Automattic – If you post a comment then information about that comment may be sent to Akismet, an automated spam detection service owned by Automattic.

MailchimpMailchimp is used for some transactional emails, including newsletter emails. Your email address may be shared with them in order for them to deliver the mail to you. They may also store your email address to keep a record of the fact this email was sent or attempted.

I may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with my business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.

Third party websites

Visitors of this site may find some advertising or other content on this site that links to the sites and services of my partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, and licensors, as well as any third parties. I do not control what the content or links that appear on these sites and I am not at all responsible for the practices employed by those websites linked to or from my site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies that you should have a read through. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to my site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies. In other words, whatever those websites do, it is completely out of my hands and I can’t get involved.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account registered on this site, or have left comments on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data or information I am storing about you, including any data you may have provided us through the site’s contact forms or the subscription newsletter. You can also request that I need to erase any personal data that was stored about you. This does not include any data that I am obliged to keep for administration, legal, or security purposes. Please submit these requests to support@jscribbles.com

Changes to this privacy policy

Jscribbles.com has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When I do, I will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. I will encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how I am helping to protect the personal information that I have collected. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use my Site. Your continued use of the site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting Me

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact me at support@jscribbles.com.

This document was last updated on 24 July 2021