Privacy Policy

Privacy policy

Caroline: Letters from Early Romanticism carolineschelling.com (“Website”) is governed by the following privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you what personally identifiable information we may collect and how it may be used. This statement applies only to this Website.

SALES

This Website does not offer any products or services for sale.

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND HOW IS IT USED?

Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address when you choose to contact the website administrator by email with a question or comment. We never ask you for personal information. We don’t share your personal information from emails sent to the site admin except to comply with the law or protect our rights.

Automatically Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website (non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available). For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, language preference, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.

Cookies: We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.

HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED

We may use the information collected in the following ways:

To operate and maintain the Website; to respond to your comments or inquiries; to protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.

THIRD-PARTY USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.

Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by its respective privacy policies.

The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:

Wordfence Security – this service tracks Website usage and user actions on the Website for unauthorized, suspicious, or malicious activity. No data are being collected to serve ads or any other purpose; it is used solely in Wordfence’s security features. Please refer to the Wordfence privacy policy for further information.

Bluehost/Roundcube – the Website’s email provider for contacting and communicating with the Website admin. We store your name and email address for purposes of responding to your queries or comments to the admin. Please refer to the Bluehost/Roundcube privacy policy for further information.

Your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications. This list may be amended from time to time in the Website’s sole discretion.

Except when required by law, we will not reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent.

ANONYMOUS DATA

We do not otherwise use anonymous data.

PUBLICLY VISIBLE INFORMATION

Your email address will never be available publicly.

COOKIES

The Website may use cookies as described above. You may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if you deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.

ADVERTISING

Display Ads: We do not use third-party advertising companies to serve content and advertisements when you visit the Website.

Retargeting Ads: The Website does not engage in remarketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, in order to market the Website. Nor is this Website otherwise associated with any social media.

Affiliate Program Participation: The Website does not engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website.

This Website is not a participant in any affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to other sites.

Newsletters: This Website has no newsletter, hence no newsletter is used for advertising purposes.

RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by notifying us at dwstott [at] carolineschelling [dot] com to have your email address deleted from our email program.

Access – No other personal information about you is otherwise kept on this Website, hence neither is there a need to contact us to amend or update such information.

Forget – You may similarly request that we erase or forget your personal data as described above, i.e., your email address. To do so, please submit a request as noted above for opt-out.

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record-keeping purposes or when required by law.

SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website admin. This includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

CHILDREN’S INFORMATION

The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at dwstott [at] carolineschelling [dot] com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

PRIVACY POLICY CHANGES

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Caroline: Letters from Early Romanticism may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and at its sole discretion. Caroline: Letters from Early Romanticism encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

CONTACT INFORMATION

At any time, please contact us at dwstott [at] carolineschelling [dot] com for questions related to this Privacy Policy.

Last updated: 25 May 2018