Who we are:
Our website address is: https://www.dreamcutsew.com.
1. What personal data we collect and why we collect it (general):
Personal data such as email address and IP address are collected through various processes on this website.
The following processes all generate personal data: analytics, cookies, use of contact forms, subscription forms and leaving comments. Please continue reading for more information regarding these processes.
When visitors willingly 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.
We will never share any personal information with other unrelated third parties. Subscribers to blog updates are free to unsubscribe at any time. If you do wish to unsubscribe you can do so via the link at the bottom of any Mailchimp email or by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Personal data such as name, email address and IP address are captured when someone submits a contact form. We keep contact form submissions for only the time period necessary for dealing with enquiries and we do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes.
Cookies are small files that store and collect information that is used to make a websites user’s experience more efficient such as saving a website visitors preferences so that they won’t need to be set again on future visits.
You can manage cookies by changing the settings on your browser but bear in mind that some changes may affect your experience of using this website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save 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.
2. Google Analytics:
This website uses Google Analytics. This records information relating to your use of this site such as searches that you make, pages that you view, browser type, IP address, requested URL, referring URL and timestamp. All of this information is used to analyse usage of this site and helps me to understand users interests. The retention period for data associated with user identifiers and cookies is set at the minimum of 14 months. This time period for deletion takes effect from May 25th 2018.
IP address data can also be made anonymous by removing the last octet: Click here for information regarding this process
3. What personal data we collect and why we collect it…”I Themes Security”:
The IP address of visitors, user ID of logged in users, and username of login attempts are conditionally logged to check for malicious activity and to protect the site from specific kinds of attacks. Examples of conditions when logging occurs include login attempts, log out requests, requests for suspicious URLs, changes to site content, and password updates. This information is retained for 7 days.
Who we share your data with
How long we retain your data
Security logs are retained for 7 days.
Where we send your data
4. Source: Lite Speed Cache
This site utilizes caching in order to facilitate a faster response time and better user experience. Caching potentially stores a duplicate copy of every web page that is on display on this site. All cache files are temporary, and are never accessed by any third party, except as necessary to obtain technical support from the cache plugin vendor. Cache files expire on a schedule set by the site administrator, but may easily be purged by the admin before their natural expiration, if necessary.
5. Source: Akismet Anti Spam Protection
We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).
6. Web Hosting: Who we share your data with
It has already been mentioned in the subscribers’ section above that subscription lists are stored with Mailchimp.
How long your data is retained
The owner of Dream.Cut.Sew (Diane G) pledges to keep contact form enquiries for no longer than 6 months.
As mentioned above, the retention period for analytics data is set to 14 months.
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 left comments on this site, 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.
For privacy specific concerns the website owner can be contacted at email@example.com
*Policy last updated Nov 20th 2018