About this site
I respect your privacy. I do not seek to collect your personal information and will not share any information collected on this site with third party advertisers. Any personal information that is collected on this site is done so through industry-standard service providers, including WordPress, MailChimp, and Google Analytics. Continue reading below for more details on what information these services collect and how it is used.
Information collected and how it is used
If you contact me via email, the Contact page, or by replying to the automated email newsletter, I will receive your name and email address and any other information you choose to provide. I will use this information solely for the purpose of communicating with you.
If you sign up to receive my newsletter, you provide your name and email address, which are used solely for the delivery of the newsletter to your inbox. You can always unsubscribe by clicking the “unsubscribe from this list” link at the bottom of any edition of the newsletter.
I use MailChimp to send the newsletter. Learn more about their privacy practices on their site.
When you comment on a post, this site collects the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. The comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely.
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.
This site is powered by WordPress, including the comments system. Learn more about their privacy policies on their site.
Embedded content and external links
This website uses Google Analytics, a service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. I use reports provided by Google Analytics to help me understand website traffic and webpage usage in order to improve the content I’m sharing with you.
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 the site holds about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that I erase any personal data the site holds about you. This does not include any data I am obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Gathering a Crowd is based in the United States. If you visit this website from another country, your data may be transferred to the United States and other countries that may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided information.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
I do everything I can to make Gathering a Crowd and your information secure. If you have any concerns about the security of your data, please contact me and I will do my best to address your concerns.