Who we are
At sammiswinton.com (referred to as “Company,” “us” or “we”), we recognise that your privacy is important. This Policy discloses the privacy practices for the Company’s family of Websites (collectively, the “Site”), as well as related products and services that may be offered to you (collectively referred to as the “Offerings”). This Policy also covers how personal and other information that we receive or collect about you is treated. Please read the information below to learn the following regarding your use of this Site.
If you have any questions about this Policy, please feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org
BY USING THE SITE AND/OR OFFERINGS AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE, YOU GIVE YOUR CONSENT THAT ALL PERSONAL DATA THAT YOU SUBMIT MAY BE PROCESSED BY THE SITE IN THE MANNER AND FOR THE PURPOSES DESCRIBED BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, DO NOT USE THE SITE. THESE TERMS HAVE BEEN MODIFIED TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR) THAT WENT INTO EFFECT ON MAY 25, 2018. THESE TERMS ARE EFFECTIVE AS OF 25.5.18
When visitors leave comments on the Site sammiswinton.com collects the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
If you upload or submit images to the Site, 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.
If you leave a comment on this 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 visit the login page, 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, sammiswinton.com will 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.
At sammiswinton.com we also use an outside advertising partner to display banner advertisements on this site. As part of their service, they will place a separate cookie on your computer. This Site will not provide any third-party advertising partners with any of your PII or information about your purchases. The Site sammiswinton.com and our third party ad server will collect and use aggregate information about you, such as your IP address, browser type, the server your computer is logged onto, and area code associated with your server and whether you responded to a particular ad. Other advertisers may also place banner ads on this site in the same manner as above, but will not disclose any PII to them.
Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some aspects of this Site may not function properly if you elect to disable cookies.
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.
Who we share your data with
The Site uses visitors personal information only as required to provide quality service and security to its visitors. This information helps sammiswinton.com to improve its services, customise browsing experience and enables it to inform its clients of additional products, services or promotions relevant to visitors, and in this respect visitors hereby consent to the usage of this data for such purposes.
If visitors of sammiswinton.com do not want to receive information of this nature for any reason, they can contact: email@example.com.
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 this website, we 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 your data is sent
At our Site you can be assured that your Personal Information is secure, and consistent with current industry standards. We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorised access to or unauthorised alteration, disclosure or destruction of your data. For example:
We work hard to ensure that the data we collect is reliable, accurate, complete and current. We encrypt all Personal Information, in order to prevent unauthorised parties from viewing such information when it is transmitted to us. We also only keep collected information only for as long as reasonably necessary and use it only for the purposes for which it was collected or to comply with any applicable legal or ethical reporting or document retention requirements.
We may use the information collected in the following ways:
To operate and maintain the Website;
To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings;
To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
To respond to your comments or inquiries;
To provide you with user support;
To track and measure advertising on the Website;
To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorised or illegal activity.
Protection of personal information
Any personal information provided by the visitor to the Site will be treated as confidential and shared only within the Site and its affiliates and will not be disclosed to any third party except under any regulatory or legal proceedings. In case such disclosure is required to be made by law or any regulatory authority, it will be made on a ‘need-to-know’ basis, unless otherwise instructed by the regulatory authority. Under such circumstances, the Site shall expressly inform the third party regarding the confidential nature of the information.
Affiliates and Partners
The Site may engage in affiliate marketing, which includes embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
sammiswinton.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to Amazon.com. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. This program utilises cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.
The Site also participates in affiliate marketing programs with:
The Site may share information with affiliates in the event such information is reasonably required by such affiliate in order to provide the products or services to its clients. The Site may share information with partners, affiliates and associates in order to offer additional similar products and services that meet visitors needs, and which are delivered in a manner that is useful and relevant only where visitors have authorised the Site to do so.
Non-affiliated third parties
The Site reserves the right to disclose personal information to third parties where required by Law, regulatory and other government authority. In addition, the Site may engage third parties to help carry out certain internal functions such as recruitment, provision of services, marketing and introductions to affiliate businesses. Use of the shared information is strictly limited to the performance of the above and is not permitted for any other purpose. All third parties with which the Site shares personal information are required to protect such personal information in accordance with all relevant legislation and in a manner similar to the way the Site protects the same. The Site sammiswinton.com will not share personal information with third parties which it considers will not provide its clients the required level of protection.
For more information on our affiliate advertising agreements and ad technology providers/bidders please email: firstname.lastname@example.org