This information includes:
Information you voluntarily submit to the website: this includes personal details including your name and email address, which we will use to send you our smashing newsletter. Of course, this is only collected if you put it in.
Automatically-collected information: sometimes we log other details when you use our website. The internet does this automatically and it helps us generate more great content that you’ll love. This includes your IP address, operating system type, pages viewed, referrer and browser type. We might also know which links you click inside the website too. We only use this information to get excited about increasing stats and work out how to generate some great new content, tailored for you.
Cookies: we may store information using cookies. These data files sound scary, but they actually help to customize what you see. Some are session cookies – these end when you close the browser – and persistent cookies, which remain on your browser until they are deleted.
How do we use your information
We may use your information to:
- Keep the website running smoothly
- Send you information, like newsletters – from each you can opt out of future newsletters.
- To respond to comments or questions
Third-party use of personal information
We may use third-party services to carry out our services. Their use of your information depends on their own privacy policies.
We use the following:
Google Analytics: this website may track your IP address to give us valuable information about how many people are checking out Claire’s Footsteps on a daily basis.
Unless it is required by law, we will not sell, reveal or distribute your email addresses or other personal information without your consent. We may however, disclose personal information that you have submitted to us to third parties who obtain all or a part of our business. This could be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.
We may sometimes use anonymous data. This does not identify you alone or when combined with other parties’ data. It may be provided to other parties for uses like marketing or advertising.
You may stop cookies by the website using a setting on your browser. They may also be deleted at any time. However, do bear in mind that if cookies are deactivated, not all website functions may be usable.
Our newsletter may be used for advertising and may contain tracking pixels. This means that we may see if and when you open an email and which links in the email you click. This means that we can create newsletters that are of even more interest to you. This is not passed to third parties.
Rights Related to your Personal Information
Opt out – you can opt out of any future emails by clicking unsubscribe in our emails. You can also notify [email protected] and I’ll remove you right away.
Access – you may have access to the information we have about you by asking me on [email protected]
Forget – you may wish for us to erase or forget your personal data. Do so by dropping me a line on, you guessed it, [email protected]
Sensitive Personal Information
We don’t knowingly collect personally identifiable information from under 16s. If you believe the website has information of a child under 16, please contact [email protected] and we will do our best to remove it ASAP.
We may engage in affiliate marketing. If you use an affiliate link, a cookie will be put on your browser to track for any sales – and if you make a purchase, we will get a commission.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising
The Website uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website. The cookie may collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at the Website via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site.
The Website may collect IP addresses and location information to serve personalized ads and pass it to Mediavine. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
Mediavine partners with the following data processors:
Clairesfootsteps.com is part of the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, a program to enable sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com . As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
Clairesfootsteps.com is also a participant with booking.com affiliate program, Hotels Combined affiliate program and the Commission Junction affiliate program.
We have made every effort to give you accurate information, but we make no guarantees of the results that you will see from the information on the website.
If you need any further information, drop me an email at [email protected]