Privacy Policy

Nobody likes the thought of their details being all over the internet, do they? Here’s my privacy policy, to let you know what details may be collected from you while browsing Claire’s Footsteps.

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:

Mail Chimp: this is our newsletter provider, where we send you our updates. You can opt our of this at any time. Here’s Mail Chimp’s privacy policy for you to peruse.

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.

Anonymous Data

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.

Cookies

We use cookies to keep visitors’ preferences, record user-specific information and to customize website content based on your browser type. Cookies might also be used by third-party services like Google Analytics.

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.

Advertising

Display Ads

We may use third-party advertising companies for content and advertisements. They may use cookies.

Retargeting Ads

Claire’s Footsteps may use Google, Facebook, Instagram, or other companies to market the website. They use cookies for ads too.

Newsletters

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 Claire@clairesfootsteps.com and I’ll remove you right away.

Access – you may have access to the information we have about you by asking me on Claire@clairesfootsteps.com

Forget – you may wish for us to erase or forget your personal data. Do so by dropping me a line on, you guessed it, Claire@clairesfootsteps.com

Sensitive Personal Information

You will never be asked to submit sensitive personal information to the website. This includes your social security number, race or ethnic origin, political stance, religion, health or criminal background. Any information that you choose to submit to us will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

Children’s 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 Claire@clairesfootsteps.com and we will do our best to remove it ASAP.

Affiliate Marketing

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.

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.

Disclaimer

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.

Contact

If you need any further information, drop me an email at Claire@clairesfootsteps.com

Privacy Policy last updated 08/08/2018