Privacy & Data Policy

Last updated: 30th September 2018

Low Cost Millennial is solely run by myself, Dan. I do not have employees or assistants. All data is controlled by myself only. The website address is: http://www.lowcostmillennial.com


DATA COLLECTION

CONTACT FORMS

This is the information collected via the ‘Get In Touch’ form which is used only by me to respond to inquiries. No one else will see this information.

NEW POST NOTIFICATIONS

If you sign up to the mailing list for new post notifications, your name and email are kept secure and is only seen by me. The information is collected only if you voluntarily provide it to me via the ‘Get Notified’ form on the website’s sidebar. Your email address is only used for this purpose. You may opt out of any email communications at anytime by choking the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of the email.

COMMENTS

When you leave a comment on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

COOKIES

If you leave a comment on our 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 have an account and you log in to this 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.

Want to block cookies? Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary. Obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);

(b) https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);

(c) http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);

(d) https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);

(e) https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari);

(f) https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows–10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy(Edge).

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

ANALYTICS

I use Google Analytics to track anonymous usage data. Information is collected through the use of cookies and is used only to analyze site performance, and this gives me information on page views and site traffic (but NOT anything about who you are or any kind of personal information of any kind). You can turn off cookies at anytime by modifying your browser’s settings.


SHARING YOUR DATA

I do not share names or email addresses with any other party. WordPress itself does not share any data with anyone.


HOW LONG WE RETAIN YOUR DATA

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Google Analytics keeps data on site traffic up to 14 months, the shortest retention period available (but remember, site stats do not have any info about who you are personally). While my site does not give Google any personal info about you, other websites might have at some point.

You can find out more & use tools to manage your Google data here: https://privacy.google.com/your-data.html.


YOUR DATA RIGHTS

If you have an account on this site, 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.


CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13

This Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to the Website. I do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features/register on the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use.

If I learn that I have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, I will delete that information. If you believe I might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact me on lowcostmillennial@gmail.com


CHANGES TO MY PRIVACY & DATA POLICY

My privacy and data policy may change from time to time, so please review this page for any changes. I will notify you of any changes. Changes will be effective immediately after they are posted on this page.


CONTACT ME

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding my privacy and data policy, please contact me on lowcostmillennial@gmail.com