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ANNMARIERUBY.COM DISCLAIMER

Hi there! This Privacy Notice explains how we, at AnnMarieRuby.Com, process information about the visitors of our users’ websites in connection with the services we provide through WordPress.com, Jetpack (including WooCommerce Services), IntenseDebate, Crowdsignal.com, and Akismet. Read on!

We put together this Privacy Notice to help our Users understand the information we collect about our visitors (a/k/a our Users’ users),

Information we collect about our Users

We collect certain information that the visitors provide to AnnMarieRuby.Com, we collect some information automatically, and we collect any information that our Users provide to us.

Information a Visitor Provides to AnnMarieRuby.Com

We’ll start with information that visitors provide directly to AnnMarieRuby.com, which primarily happens when visitors type into a text field on AnnMarieRuby.Com, like a comment field or a sign-up form.  Here are the most common ways in which a visitor directly provides information to a AnnMarieRuby.Com:

  • Follower and Subscriber Information: When a visitor signs up to follow or subscribe, we collect the sign-up information requested by AnnMarieRuby.com, which typically includes an email address.
  • Comments and Messages: When a visitor leaves a comment or message on AnnMarieRuby.Com, we collect that, and other information that the visitor provides along with the comment or message, such as the visitor’s name and email address. This email address may be used for further contact, but not for spam. Should you wish to no longer receive contact from us, just send us an email at info@annmarieruby.com. 
  • Other Information Entered on AnnMarieRuby.Com: We may also collect other information that a visitor enters on AnnMarieRuby.Com–such as a contact form submission, a search query, etc.

Information Automatically Collected

We also automatically collect some information about visitors to AnnMarieRuby.Com. The information we automatically collect depends on the services we use. We’ve listed examples below:

  • Technical Data from a Visitor’s Computer and Etcetera: We collect the information that web browsers, mobile devices, and servers typically make available about visitors to AnnMarieRuby.Com, such as the IP address, browser type, unique device identifiers, language preference, referring site, the date and time of access, operating system, and mobile network information.
  • Visitor Interactions: We collect information about a visitor’s interactions with AnnMarieRuby.Com, including the “likes” and “ratings” left by visitors.
  • Location Information: We may determine the approximate location of a visitor’s device from the IP address. We collect and use this information to, for example, tally for our Users how many people visit AnnMarieRuby.Com from certain geographic regions. 
  • Akismet Commenter Information: We collect information about visitors who comment on AnnMarieRuby.Com which uses Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address…oh, and the comment itself, of course).
  • Crowdsignal Response Information: We collect information about visitors who respond to a Crowdsignal survey. The information that we collect typically includes IP address, browser type, operating system, user agent, and the web page last visited.
  • Intense Debate Commenter Information: We collect information about visitors who comment on AnnMarieRuby.Com that use our Intense Debate service. The information that we collect depends on how the User sets up Intense Debate for AnnMarieRuby.Com, but typically includes the IP address and account information on the Site, along with the comment.
  • Jetpack Site Activity: We collect visitor activities related to the management of AnnMarieRuby.Com, such as login attempts/actions and comment submission and management actions.
  • Information from Cookies and Other Technologies: A cookie is a string of information that a Site stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the Site each time the visitor returns. Pixel tags (also called web beacons) are small blocks of code placed on Sites. AnnMarieRuby.Com uses cookies and other technologies like pixel tags to help identify and track visitors and Site usage, and to deliver targeted ads.

How We Use Visitor Information

We use information about AnnMarieRuby.Com visitors in order to provide our Services to our Users. 

We may also use and share information that has been aggregated or reasonably de-identified, so that the information could not reasonably be used to identify any individual. For instance, we may publish aggregate statistics about the use of our services.

How We Share Visitor Information

We may share information collected about AnnMarieRuby.Com visitors in the limited circumstances spelled out below:

  • Subsidiaries, Employees, and Independent Contractors: We may disclose AnnMarieRuby.Com visitor information to our subsidiaries, our employees, and individuals who are our independent contractors that need to know the information in order to help us provide our services to our Users and their Sites, or to process the information on our behalf.
  • Third Party Vendors: We may share Site visitor information with third party vendors who need to know this information in order to provide their services to us. This group includes vendors that help us provide our services to our Users and their Sites.
  • Legal Requests: We may disclose Site visitor information in response to a subpoena, court order, or other governmental request. For more information on how we respond to requests for information, please see our Legal Guidelines.
  • To Protect Rights, Property, and Others: We may disclose Site visitor information when we believe in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of AnnMarieRuby.Com, our Users, third parties, or the public at large. For example, if we have a good faith belief that there is an imminent danger of death or serious physical injury, we may disclose information related to the emergency without delay.
  • Information Shared Publicly: Information that visitors choose to make public is–you guessed it–disclosed publicly. That means, of course, that information like visitor comments and “likes” are all available to others, including information about the visitor that is displayed in connection with a comment or “like” (such as a visitor’s WordPress.com username and Gravatar). We provide a “firehose” stream of public data (including comments) from Sites to provide that data to firehose subscribers, who may view and analyze the content, but do not have rights to re-publish it publicly. Public information may also be indexed by search engines or used by third parties.

Other Tools

AnnMarieRuby.Com may contain ads from third party ad networks and advertisers, and  other tools and services (such as Google Analytics and third party plugins) whom may have different privacy and cookie policies. By using this website, you agree to this.

Ad networks and analytics providers may set tracking technologies (like cookies) to collect information about visitors’ use of AnnMarieRuby.Com and across other websites and online services, such as a visitor’s IP address, web browser, mobile network information, pages viewed, time spent on pages, links clicked, and conversion information. This information may be used by those companies to, among other things, analyze and track usage, determine the popularity of certain content, and deliver advertisements that may be more targeted to visitor interests.

Opinions and Advice

This is a personal blog consisting of the author’s opinions. Any advice is given out of goodwill. You are highly recommended to conduct your own research and speak to professionals in the respective field before proceeding with anything such as health matters.

Errors

With time, the author’s views might change. Similarly, grammatical errors and technical glitches do occur with websites. Due to this, messages can also appear in a way that was unintended. On this website, any time an error or glitch is noticed, attempts will be made in fixing it.

Sponsored Work

This website may contain links to other websites, affiliate links, or include sponsored and collaboration posts, which may offer compensation to the author at no extra cost to you. Any time compensation is received for any post or link, it will be clearly stated. Any view mentioned will always be honest and 100% that of the author.

Minors

This website will not knowingly collect, use, or distribute personal information from children under the age of 13 without prior verifiable consent from a parent or guardian. If you believe personal information is collected from someone under the age of 13 without parental or guardian consent, then please contact us to have that information deleted. Any child may not use this website without prior parental permission, and in the case of this happening, www.annmarieruby.com will not be held responsible. 

Linking to Other Websites

This website may include links that direct the viewer to different websites with different terms of use and cookies not linked to this website. The same rule applies to third party applications such as Google Analytics which are used on this website, which may have different terms of use and cookies. 

Comments

The author reserves the right to delete or not approve any comment deemed inappropriate for the website.

Images

All images are either CC0 licensed or composed of the same, from Canva.com, or taken by the author.

Copyright

All writing by Ann Marie Ruby is copyrighted and may not be reproduced in any form without prior written permission. Images owned by the author also may not be used in any form without prior written permission. Please read the full copyright policy right here.

Cookie Policy

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Have Any Questions?

This disclaimer is subject to change at anytime and if anything is unclear or you have any questions please send an email to info@annmarieruby.com.