Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy and Disclaimer is valid from 27 September 2018.

Disclaimer

-Who we are-

Our website address is: https://erhardtseat.com. This is a personal blog run, written and edited by me, Caitlyn. If you have questions about this blog please contact me through our contacts page.

Affiliate Links

I, Caitlyn Erhardt, am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.”

While I get paid commission for product purchased I link throughout my site, please know that I personally use them all. I would not recommend these products unless I loved them and I thought your family could also benefit from having them.

~Caitlyn

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes how Erhardts Eat uses and protects any information that you give while using www.erhardtseat.com.

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 only applies to this Website.

I allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit this web site or mobile application. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information.

To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/.

Erhardts Eat may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are satisfied with any changes. This policy is effective from date.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

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.

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.

Media

If you upload images to the website, 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 website.

Contact forms

You must check the GDRP acknowledgment box when submitting a inquiry through my “Contacts” page. This is because your submitted information is stored so that I may respond to your message. This is why I only require your name, email, and desired message. Nothing too personal. If you would not like this information stored, please get in contact with through social media sites I am on. The links to which are featured on the header, footer, and side bar of the Home Page.

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.

Also, 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.

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. Once you leave my site I have no control and am not responsible for what the linked site does or does not collect. If you have questions please search the site in question for their privacy policy.

Third Party Use of Personal Information

Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics to enhance your experience on our website. This website does not collect data about activities that personally or directly identify you when visiting our website. This information collected may include the content you view, the date and time you view the contact and your IP Address. We use this information to better understand what content you enjoyed helping us better your quality of time while on our site.

  • Users may opt-out of the use of Google Analytics my visiting the Google Analytics Opt-out Page.

Mail Chimp

This service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications.  Please refer to Mail Chimp’s privacy policy for further information.

Advertising

Some of my advertisers occasionally serve you cookies as well. I do not have control over cookies placed by advertisers. I may use advertising service vendors to help present advertisements on the website. These vendors may use cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies to serve you advertisements tailored to interests you have shown by browsing on this and other sites you have visited, to determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before and to avoid sending you duplicate advertisements. The use of cookies or similar technologies by these advertising service vendors is subject to their own privacy policies.  Service Provider disclaims all liability in connection therewith.

Display Ads

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use cookies, as noted above. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.

Retargeting Ads

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.

Who we share your data with

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.

What rights you have over your data

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.

  • Email Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails.
  • If you have previously given me permission to share your personal information for marketing purposes and have changed your mind contact me.

I will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

Sensitive Information

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website. 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.

Minor 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 and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Where we send your data

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

How we protect your data

I only select reputable Third Party Companies that are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information collected online are in place.