I work hard to ensure mamasloth.com is a safe destination for readers. I use multiple measures of security, including firewall and security scanning (for anti-virus and malware protection), strong passwords, regular Site maintenance and updates, and more. I will not sell, rent, or lease your name or email address.
Type of data collected, and your options:
Certain locations on the Site request you to voluntarily provide your personal information, such as an email address and/or name (you can provide an alias if you choose). For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form. Your personal information is used primarily for communication purposes (to send the Site’s newsletter, to provide personal responses to your emails, or to respond to your comments on the Site).
You may opt out of the newsletter at any time by following the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any campaign email. If you would like to amend any personal information you have provided, please submit a request either on the Site’s “contact” page or by emailing email@example.com.
Like many other websites, the Site collects information that your browser sends whenever you visit the Site. This data is “Usage Data”, and may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, referring websites, the pages of the Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.
Cookies & other tracking technologies:
A cookie is a small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. This data is sent to your web browser from the Site and stored on your device. In an effort to monitor website use, identify what information is useful, and improve future content & user experiences, the Site uses third-party services to analyze cookies and measure website activity. The site may use both persistent and session cookies.
More info on Comments
When you leave comments on the Site, the data shown in the comments form is collected. Your IP address and browser user agent string are also collected to help spam detection.
If you leave a comment on the 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.
If you upload images to the Site, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the Site.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site 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.
If you have a site log-in:
If you have an account and you log in to the Site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
How the Site uses the data collected:
- To operate and maintain the website
- To send you promotional information, such as newsletters (if you opt in). Each email promotion will provide you with an “unsubscribe” option, so you can opt-out of future mailings.
- To respond to your comments or inquiries
- To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or any other administrative matters.
- To provide you with user support
- To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
Third Party use of personal information:
Mamasloth.com uses the following third party services to improve website functionality. These third party services use some of the above types of data. Each third party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies. Please visit their personal websites if you have any additional questions on how your personal information is collected and processed.
Links to other websites:
I believe in the importance of protecting the privacy of children online. I encourage parents and guardians to supervise, observe, participate in, monitor, and/or mentor/guide the online activity of their children. The Site does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under 13 years of age. If you are under 13, please do not provide us with any personally identifying information (such as your name or email address). If a parent or guardian believes that mamasloth.com has personally identifiable information of a child under 13, please contact us (via our “contact” page or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org), and I will use my best efforts to promptly remove such information from my records.
Effective Date: March 13, 2019