Privacy Policy

 

Elizabeth Hamilton (dba Bettilou’s Blog) operates the https://bettilousblog.com website (the “Blog”).

I created this privacy statement to show my ongoing commitment to the privacy of your personal information when you visit and interact with the Blog. I maintain the highest regard for the privacy of your personal information. The following informs you of my information gathering, use, and dissemination practices for the Blog.

I use your data to provide and improve the Blog. By using the Blog, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in my Terms of Service, accessible from https://bettilousblog.com/tos

Definitions

Blog: The Blog is the website https://bettilousblog.com/ operated by Elizabeth Hamilton.

Cookies: Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your computer or mobile device.

Data Controller: Data Controller is the natural/legal person who, alone or with other persons, determines the purposes for and manner in which I will process any personal information. For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, I am a Data Controller of your Personal Data.

Data Processor (Service Provider): Data Processor is any natural or legal person who manages the information on the Data Controller’s behalf. I am a Data Processor.

Data Subject (User): Data Subject is any living individual (you) who uses the Blog and is the subject of Personal Data.

Personal Data: Personal Data means information about a living person whom others can identify from that information.

Use Data: Use Data is information I collect automatically when you use the Blog or from the Blog setup (example, the duration of your page visit).

Information Collection

I collect several kinds of information to provide and improve the Blog for you. I collect the following types of data.

Personal Data

I may ask you, while you are using the Blog, to give me certain Personal Data I can use to contact or identify you. That may include, but is not limited to:

●  Your email address;
●  Your first name and last name;
●  Your cookies and use data.

I may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials, and other information that may interest you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these by following the unsubscribe link I send in my emails or by contacting me.

Use Data

I may also collect information how you access and use the Blog. This Use Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type and version, the pages of the Blog you visit, the time and date you visit, the time you spent on those pages, unique device identifiers, and other diagnostic data.

Tracking Cookies Data

I use cookies and other tracking tools to track activity on the Blog and hold certain information. Other tracking tools I may use include beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve the Blog for you. You can instruct your browser to refuse my cookies or to indicate when I have sent a cookie. However, refusing cookies may make it impossible for you to use some parts of the Blog. Please note: A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive or pass on computer viruses.

Information Use

Bettilou’s Blog uses the collected data for the following purposes:

●  provide and maintain the Blog;
●  tell you about changes to the Blog;
●  let you participate in interactive features of the Blog when you want to do so;
●  provide customer support;
●  gather valuable information so I can improve the Blog;
●  monitor the use of the Blog;
●  detect, prevent and take care of technical problems; and
●  provide you with news, special offers, as well as information about other products, services, etc. I offer that are similar to those you purchased or asked about unless you opted not to receive such information.

Keeping Data

Bettilou’s Blog will keep your Personal Data only as long as necessary for purposes stated in this Privacy Policy. I will keep/use your Personal Data as necessary to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies. Bettilou’s Blog will also keep Use Data for a shorter time for internal analysis purposes, except when I use this data to tighten security or improve the operation of the Blog, or the law legally obligates me to retain this data for a longer time.

Data Transfer

I may transfer your information, including Personal Data, and maintain it on computers located outside your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where data protection laws may differ from those in your jurisdiction. If you live outside the United States of America and provide information to me, please note that I transfer it to the U.S.A. and process it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by submission of your information represents your agreement to that transfer. I will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Data Disclosure

Disclosure for Law Enforcement

Under certain circumstances, law enforcement or public authorities (e.g., government agency or a court) may require Bettilou’s Blog to disclose your Personal Data.

Legal Requirements

Bettilou’s Blog may disclose your Personal Data in good faith belief that such is necessary to:

●  comply with a legal obligation;
●  protect and defend my rights or property;
●  prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Blog;
●  protect the personal safety of Blog users and the public; or
●  protect against legal liability.

Data Security

I consider your data security highly important, but remember that no Internet transmission or electronic storage method is 100% secure. While I strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, I cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Do Not Track (DNT) Signals

The Blog does not support Do Not Track (DNT). You can set a Do Not Track preference in your web browser to tell websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting your web browser’s preferences or settings page.

Service Providers

I may employ third party companies / individuals to facilitate the Blog to provide Service on our behalf, to perform Blog-related services, or to help me analyze how the Blog is used. These third parties access your Personal Data only to perform these tasks for me, and they are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Analytics

I may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of the Blog.

Google Analytics

●  Google Analytics is a service of Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data it collects to track and monitor use of the Blog. It shares this data with other Google services.
● You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.
●  For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.

Google AdWords

Google Inc. provides Google AdWords remarketing service. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page: http://www.google.com/settings/ads. You can also install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on – https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout – for your web browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on lets you prevent and use Google Analytics from using your data. For more information on Google’s privacy practices, visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.

Facebook

Facebook, Inc. provides the Facebook remarketing service. You can learn more about their advertising by visiting this page: https://www.facebook.com/help/164968693837950. To opt-out, follow these Facebook instructions: https://www.facebook.com/help/568137493302217. For more information on the privacy practices of Facebook, please visit Facebook’s Data Policy: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.

Payments

I may provide paid products / services within the Blog. In that case, I use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors). I will not store or collect your payment card details. That information goes directly to my third-party payment processors whose use of your personal information is governed by their Privacy Policy. These payment processors adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of payment information.

The payment processor I work with is:

Links to Other Sites

The Blog may contain links to other sites that I do not operate. If you click a third party link, you will go to that third party’s site. I advise you to review the Privacy Policy of each site you visit. I cannot control, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

The Blog does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“children”). I do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child provided Personal Data to me, please contact me. If  I become aware that I collected Personal Data from a child without verification of parental consent, I take steps to remove that information from my servers.

Privacy Policy Changes

I may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. I will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page and updating the “effective date” at the top.

I advise you to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective immediately as of the time they are posted on this page.

Contact Me

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact me:

●  by email – support@bettilousblog.com;
●  by phone – 360-878-7530; or
●  by mail – 3905 American Dr #114 Plano TX 75075.