Privacy Policy

Here at Sophie with a blog, your privacy is important to us.

This policy is in place to ensure that you are aware of the following:

1) what information we collect from you
2) why we collect this information
3) we do not send your personally identifying information to third parties
4) how we protect your information
5) the rights you have over your information

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

You are not required to provide your personal information to visit or browse Sophie with a blog. We do however collect your name and email address when you contact us through our contact form. We also collect your email address when you sign up for our post notifications. We ask for your name and email address so we can respond to your inquiries and/or add you to our subscription list, respectively.

Here are other ways in which your personal information may be collected while visiting Sophie with a blog.

Comments

We use the service Disqus to moderate comments on Sophie with a blog. To leave a comment on Sophie with a blog, you must create a Disqus account. If you would like to contact us without a Disqus account, you can reach us through our contact form which will ask for your name and email address. We do not share this information if you choose to contact us through email. However, if you create a Disqus account and leave a comment on Sophie with a blog, Disqus collects your personal data. Disqus’ privacy policy can be viewed here.

Contact forms

When you contact us through our contact form, we receive your name and email address information. We use this information to better help us improve our site and to be able to respond to your inquiries and comments. We do not share this information with third parties.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Sophie with a blog uses cookies to help Sophie with a blog identify and track visitors, their usage of the Sophie with a blog site, and their website access preferences. Sophie with a blog visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Sophie with a blog’s site. Refusing cookies may affect some features Sophie with a blog’s site.

Embedded content from other websites

Posts on Sophie with a blog 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.

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.

Analytics

Sophie with a blog collects statistics about visitor behavior on its site by using Google Analytics. For example, Sophie with a blog may monitor the most popular posts and pages to improve its site. Google Analytics privacy policy can be viewed here.

All this data (above) is collected to help Sophie with a blog better improve its site and visitor experience and engagement. We do not share your personally identifying information (e.g. name and email address) with third parties unless it is in response to a subpoena, court order or other government request.  

How we protect your data

Sophie with a blog uses all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information. Specifically, Sophie with a blog utilizes Askimet Anti-Spam and Sophie with a blog’s hosting site, Site Ground’s scanner system.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on Sophie with a blog 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.

Privacy Policy Changes

Sophie with a blog may make minor changes to its Privacy Policy from time to time. Sophie with a blog encourages visitors to check for changes on this page frequently and at their discretion. By continuing to use this site after changes to this Privacy Policy will confirm your acceptance of such changes.

Contact us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding the contents of this page and your personal information, please do not hesitate to contact us at sophiewithablog@gmail.com.