Shining A Light On A Healthier You

Privacy Policy

 

BY VISITING THE SUNNY STRUGGLE, YOU CONSENT TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

 

Who we are

The Sunny Struggle is dedicated to protecting your personal information. This privacy policy has been created to inform readers how their personal data is being used. Please read the privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, store, share, protect or otherwise handle your personal data.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

When you subscribe to our newsletter or post a comment on our website, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, and website (if applicable). This information is used for the intended purpose of correctly processing your request. You may unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time via a link within the email.

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.

Contact forms

Information provided in the contact form of our site is used to communicate directly with 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 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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Google Analytics is used on The Sunny Struggle as a way to analyze traffic, measure digital marketing performance, and determine the interests of its’ visitors. Information collected such as age, gender, location, and articles viewed helps to improve the content of this site to better serve you.

 

For more information on Google Analytics and your rights to sharing personal data, visit the following:
https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites
https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2763052

Who we share your data with

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include web hosting parties who assist us in operating this website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release this information when it’s appropriate to comply with the law, enforce sites policies, or protect ours and others’ rights, property, or safety.

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.

How we protect your data

While we take the upmost measures to protect and secure all personal data, we do not guarantee absolute security, as no electronic transmission is 100% secure. In our goal to ensure your personal data is as safe as possible, our site holds a SSL certificate. It contains third party integrations that processes your information on our behalf. These industry standard services regularly scan for vulnerabilities and threats to security. In addition, this data is never used outside of its intended purpose.

 

We are not responsible for any unauthorized acts by others and we assume no liability for any disclosure of information due to errors intransmission, unauthorized third party access (ex: hacking) or other acts beyond our reasonable control. In the event of a data breach, we will notify you as soon as possible.

Changes in privacy policy

This privacy policy is subject to change as needed. Any changes made will be noted on this page. As a visitor of The Sunny Struggle, it is your responsibility to review this site and be aware of any changes to its’ privacy policy.

Last Update: May 25, 2018

Contacting Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this privacy policy, feel free to contact us at:

sunny@thesunnystruggle.com

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