Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to me. At Journeys To Simple, I have a few fundamental principles that Ifollow:

  • I don’t ask you for personal information unless I truly need it (I can’t stand services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason.)
  • I don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop my products, or protect my rights.
  • I don’t store personal information on my server unless required for the on-going operation of my site.

Journeys To Simple operates this website and several social media sites including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. It is my policy to respect your privacy regarding any information I may collect while operating my websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Journeys To Simple collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. My purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Journey’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Journeys To Simple may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Journeys To Simple also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. Journeys To Simple only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Journeys To Simple’s website choose to interact with me in ways that require me to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that I gather depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, I ask visitors who comment on my blog to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive Journeys To Simple updates via email, I collect their emails. In each case, I collect such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Journeys To Simple. I do not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Journeys To Simple may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, I may monitor the most popular pages or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. I may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, I do not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Journeys To Simple discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its authors, collaborators, and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Journeys To Simple’s behalf or to provide services available on my website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those authors, collaborators, and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Journeys To Simple website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. I will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. If you are a registered user of Journeys To Simple and have supplied your email address, I may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Journeys To Simple. I primarily use my various blog posts to communicate this type of information, so I expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send me a request (for example, via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), I reserve the right to publish it in order to help me clarify or respond to your request or to help me support other users. Journeys To Simple  takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Journeys To Simple  uses cookies to help identify and track visitors, their usage of the website, and their website access preferences. Journeys To Simple  visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using this website, with the drawback that certain features of the website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

 

Ads

Ads appearing on my website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Journeys To Simple and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Comments

Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case I store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Journeys To Simple may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in my sole discretion. I encourage visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please let me know by visiting this contact page! Thank you for visiting Journeys To Simple and I hope you enjoy your reading!

xo Issy