Privacy Policy

Our website address is:  www.thesimpledaisy.com

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.

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.

When visitors opt-in to email lists and/or elect to download documents available on our website, first names and email addresses will be saved for future marketing communications.

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.

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.

Analytics
We use Google Analytics to analyze our website traffic.  Please see following link Google Terms of Service for additional details.

Who we share your data with
Below are the third-party website providers we use on our website and what we use their services for. 

PayPal – Our payment processing platform
Mailchimp– Our email marking platform
Flywheel – Our website hosting provider

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.

All personal data entered voluntarily through our opt-in process will be kept indefinitely or until one voluntarily opts-out. 

Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

How we protect your data
We take our duty to protect data on our website very seriously.  We select web platform providers who are leaders in their respective field, only collect information that our visitors opt-in to share along with only requesting the minimum amount of personal information that is needed to fulfil our visitor’s requests. One can request that their personal data be deleted at any time.  Please email l@thesimpledaisy.com for all requests regarding personal data.