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Privacy Policy

Last updated: May 13, 2019

Writing My Peaceful Life takes your personal privacy very seriously. As a general rule, we do not collect your personal information unless you chose to provide that information to us. When you choose to provide us with your personal information, you are giving Writing My Peaceful Life your permission to use that information for the stated purposes listed in this privacy policy. If you choose not to provide us with that information, it might limit the features and services that you can use on this website. 

Generally, the information requested by us will be used to provide a website feature or service to you, such as commenting, support, or providing future content better tailored to your interest.  A description of Writing My Peaceful Life’s intended  use of that information, how that information is collected, security measures Writing My Peaceful Life takes to protect that information, and how to grant or revoke consent for collection and use of that information will be fully described in the ‘Privacy Notice’ section of this privacy policy. 

Some of the services on this website, such as newsletter subscriptions, contact forms, and commenting, allow you to send us an email. We will use the information you provide, such as you email address and name, only in response to your inquiry. Keep in mind that email transmissions are not encrypted by default, so we suggest you do not send sensitive information such as Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, or bank information via such contact forms. 

If such information is requires, it will be via a web page that clearly states the page and its transmission of information is secure and encrypted. All electronic messages received from visitors when no longer needed. 

Third Party Websites and Applications

Writing My Peaceful Life uses commenting and social media plug-ins and third party websites. We use those third party services to interact with visitors and to build our community on social media. We also use these third party services to measure the number of visitors to our website, to interact with visitors on the site, and to make our website more useful to visitors. 

In such cases, the third-party application may request an email address, username, password, internet protocol (IP) address, and geographic location for account registration or sign-in purposes. Writing My Peaceful Life does not use those third-party websites or services to collect personal information from visitors. Any person information collected by the third-party website will not be stored or transmitted by Writing My Peaceful Life. We have no control over or access to specific login information or any other sensitive person information provided to third-party websites.

Cookies

Writing My Peaceful life uses cookies to provide a customized user experience on the site. A cookie is a small file that a website transfers to your computer to allow your browser to remember information about your last session on that website. Your computer only shares information in the cookie with the specific website that provided it, and no other website can request that information. Writing My Peaceful Life also uses third party analytics services (like Google Analytics) to gather this information for analysis.

We collect and temporarily store certain information about your visit to help us to better align our contact and the website design with your needs. The information these cookies collect includes:

  1. The domain you access our website from
  2. Your computer’s IP address
  3. The date and time you accessed the the site
  4. The operating system of your computer
  5. The browser you’re using  to access our site
  6. The Universal Resource Locators (URLs) of the pages you visit only on our website
  7. Your username, if you’ve logged into the site
  8. The URL of the site you came from, only if you clicked a link there that brought you to our website

We may share this information internally with third-party contractors as needed. This information is only used to improve the website and enhance our visitors’ experience. Raw data logs are only retained temporarily for site management purposes.

Security

Writing My Peaceful Life takes the security of your personal information very seriously. We take many precautions to ensure that the inforamation we collect is secure and inaccessible by anyone outside of our organization. These precautions include advanced access controls to limit access to that information to only internal personnel who require access to that information. We do not store your information except the email address you provide for newsletter subscription and the name you choose for commenting on content.

We take the following specific steps to protect your information: 

  1. Use internal access controls so only limited personnel have access to you information. 
  2. Anyone with access to user information is trained on all relevant security and compliance policies. 
  3.  All information is secured through modern security technologies like secure socket layer (SSL), encryption, firewalls, and secure passwords. 
All access safegaurds described above plac to prevent unauthoized access by outsiders to inforamtion stored on or transmitted by our systems.  
 
Opt Out
 
You can do the following at any time by contacting us via email at lyne@writingmypeacefullife.com or through our contact page
 
1. Ask for a list of the person information we have about you, if any. 
2. Request a change, correction, or deletion of your personal information.
3. Request that we avoid collecting anything in the future. 
 
If you do not wish to have cookies stored on your machine, you have the option to turn cookies off in your browser. However, keep in mind that turning off cookies may impact how this website functions. Disabling browser cookies will also impact how other websites you visit store browser cookies as well.
 
Whenever we collect any sensitive information, such as your credit card information, the information is encrypted and securely transmitted. You are able to confirm this by looking for the ‘lock’ icon in the browser address bar, and also confirm that the URL link starts with ‘https’.
 
You can also opt-out of future newsletters by selecting the ‘unsubscribe’ button at the bottom of the emails. 
 
If you believe at any point that we are not following this privacy policy, please contact us directly at lyne@writingmypeacefullife.com.