Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy and Disclaimer

This privacy policy was modified on January 2, 2019

 

Who we are

Hey guys! Below outlines how we use data collected on beardandcurly.com. We are fully transparent with how we use any data collected, so please read through this privacy policy so you know how your data helps make this site the best resource possible.

 

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

A. Personal data is information that can be used to identify you such as your name and email address. We collect personal data from you in a number of ways including:

(1.) Opt-In To Email Newsletters: Your name & email address.

(2.) Submitting Comments and Questions: Your name, email address, and question.

 

B. What Is The Purpose of Processing Your Personal Data?

We collect the information above for the following purposes.

(1.) Opt-In To Email Newsletters: To offer you information on Beardandcurly’s new offerings and posts.

(2.) Submitting Comments & Questions: To answer the questions you have for us.

 

C. What Legal Basis Do We Have For Collecting and Processing Your Information?

Websites must have a legal basis for collecting information from individuals in the European Union. Our legal basis for the ways we collect information from you is as follows. Please note where consent forms the basis, you can withdraw consent at any time by emailing us or opting out of an email message using the “unsubscribe” link.

(1.) Opt-In To Email Newsletters: We will ask for your consent first.

(2.) Submitting Comments & Questions: We have a genuine interest in providing answers or responses to your questions and need to use your data to do so. We will not use the data for other purposes.

 

“Legitimate interests” for processing your personal information exist where you submit the information with an expectation that it will be processed and there is no undue impact on you. If you disagree or have questions, please contact us and we will cease the processing of your data under this legal basis.

Beardandcurly.com will not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others. We do not automatically log personal data nor do we link information automatically logged by other means with personal data about specific individuals. We may use IP addresses to compile and provide aggregate statistics about our visitors, traffic patterns, and administer the site. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We collect only the personal data that you may volunteer while using our services. We do not collect information about our visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organizations.

 

Comments

When visitors leave comments 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. This information is not displayed publicly and we do not share it with any third parties.

 

Cookies

Similar to other commercial websites, our website uses a standard technology called “cookies” and server logs to collect information about how our site is used. Information gathered through cookies and server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our site, and the websites visited just before and just after our own, as well as your IP address.

A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.

The Company reserves the right to use technological equivalents of cookies, including social media pixels. These pixels allow social media sites to track visitors to outside websites to tailor advertising messages users see while visiting that social media website. The Company reserves the right to use these pixels in compliance with the policies of the various social media sites.

Third Party Use of Cookies

Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Website are served by third-parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.

Statistics

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

Opting out of Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). You can also opt out of tracking by many companies using cookies via the Network Advertising Initiative Consumer Opt-Out.

 

Affiliate Programs

The Website engages in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.

Beardandcurly.com is a participant in the World Nomads LTD, Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, Booking.com, Agoda.com, and AWIN, Inc. These are all affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees.

As part of these programs, the Website will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

 

Ads

We may use third-party advertising companies, such as Google AdSense or Mediavine Publisher Network, to serve content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use cookies. No personally identifiable information is shared with the Website’s ad providers.

From time to time, the Website may engage in remarketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, in order to market the Website. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Website.

 

GDPR Information

If you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain information and have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation. Those rights include:

  • You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at [email protected] to be removed from our mailing list.

  • You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to [email protected]

  • You may contact [email protected] to amend or update your personal information.

  • You may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to [email protected]

We will retain any information you choose to provide to us until the earliest of: (a) you asking us to delete the information, (b) our decision to cease using our existing data providers, or (c) we decide that the value in retaining the data is outweighed by the costs of retaining it.

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over issues related to the General Data Protection Regulation.

We require only the information that is reasonably required to enter into a contract with you. We will not require you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with us.

 

Changes

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we do, we will let you know by revising the date at the top of the policy. If we make a change to this policy that, in our sole discretion, is material, we will provide you with additional notice. We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy whenever you access or use our Services or otherwise interact with us to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy. If you continue to use our Services after Privacy Policy changes go into effect, you consent to the revised policy.

 

Contact Information

If you have questions or comments regarding the Privacy Policy, contact us at [email protected]

 

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