Privacy Policy

The Violet Blonde (Kristy) understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used. I respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, https://www.thevioletblonde.com and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a way that is consistent with my obligations and your rights under the law.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of this Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of my site. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using my site immediately.

Owner:

This site is owned and operated by Kristy Mansfield who can be contacted at hello@thevioletblonde.com

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

Analytics

This website also uses Google Analytics which is a third party service. Google Analytics collects standard internet log information and details of traffic, and visitor behaviour patterns. This information is used by myself to calculate information such as number of visitors in a year or in a month, plus the popularity of certain blog posts or content. This information is published on my blog and in my media kit which but is not processed in a way that identifies individuals. I do not make, nor do I allow Google to make, any attempt to identify any individual accessing this website.

Comments

There is a third party commenting system utilised on this website, Disqus, which collects personal information including your email address. The data collected by Disqus is stored by them and you can find their privacy policy here.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that a site or service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your web browser (if you allow), this enables the website or service providers systems to recognize your browser and allows it to capture certain information. For example; I use cookies to collect information on your browsing behaviour. Cookies are placed on the device you are viewing the website on and remembers when that device accesses the site again. These cookies do not collect personal information, but do monitor your behaviour whilst browsing. If you leave a comment on my website you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. This is so it will save you time if you comment again, this is optional.  The cookies and the information that they collect help improve this website for your use and the use of future visitors by monitoring the traffic of users and the success of particular content. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn all cookies off.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, social media plugins 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.

How long we retain your data

I will not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Your personal data will therefore be kept for the following periods (or, where there is no fixed period, the following factors will be used to determine how long it is kept):
  • The life of this website

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.

Changes to this privacy policy

I may change this Privacy Notice from time to time. This may be necessary, for example, if the law changes, or if I change My business in a way that affects personal data protection.
Any changes will be immediately posted on My Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of My Site following the alterations. I recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.

Your contact information

If you have any questions please email me on hello@thevioletblonde.com