PRIVACY POLICY

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.donnamarie.net.

Data Controller

Donnamarie.net and staff are the data controllers.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

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 anonymised 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.

Media

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

If you contact us through our contact form then the information you provide about yourself is retained by us whilst we are in communication with you. The duration in which we hold your data is undetermined at the point of contact as we may end up in dialogue for a few weeks, depending on the nature of the enquiry. If your enquiry results in a booking then your details are retained for the duration of time that we legally need to retain your information.

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

We use analytics to monitor the number of visitors to our site. This helps us to know how many visitors we have, where from and what type of device you used to visit our site. None of the data we collect can identify you in any way, it’s just nice to know that the money we invested in our site is working for us.

Who we share your data with

No one, it’s that simple. Any data we do have is not shared, sold or passed on to anyone.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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.

Your contact information

If you contact us through our contact form then the information you provide about yourself is retained by us whilst we are in communication with you. The duration in which we hold your data is undetermined at the point of contact as we may end up in dialogue for a few weeks, depending on the nature of the enquiry. If your enquiry results in a booking then your details are retained for the duration of time that we legally need to retain your information.

Additional information

How we protect your data

We take security seriously and have done way before GDPR. Your information is held electronically through secure and encrypted servers. Access to which is not handed out to individuals other than to the staff at Donnamarie.net. This won’t change.

What data breach procedures we have in place

Should we be unfortunate to have a data breach, we will inform you within 72hrs of the type of breach and what data we think may have been compromised. We will endeavour to find the breach and secure it accordingly as quickly as humanly possible.

What third parties we receive data from

We do not receive data from third parties.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

We have no automated decision making and/or profiling going on with your data.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Site Enhancements: Image Optimisation by Smush

Smush sends images to the WPMU DEV servers to optimise them for web use. This includes the transfer of EXIF data. The EXIF data will either be stripped or returned as it is. It is not stored on the WPMU DEV servers.

Smush uses a third-party email service (Drip) to send informational emails to the site administrator. The administrator’s email address is sent to Drip and a cookie is set by the service. Only administrator information is collected by Drip.