Who we are
Our website address is: https://blessedcatholicmom.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included since visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
The name and e-mail fields are mandatory to fill out if you want your comment to be seen and approved for publication on the site. The website is not mandatory; if it is included in the form and your comment is approved and published, it may create a link to your website.
Contact information is used for verification to ensure that the comment author and material submitted as a comment are suitable for publication. This information is retained in the website database until deleted by the moderator or permanently if the comment is approved and published on the website.
See “How long we retain your data” section below.
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.
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.
This site uses Google Analytics to track how visitors to the site use the site, including, but not limited to the following: what type of device they use to do so, what time they access the site, how long they are on the site, what pages they look at on the site, and what country they do so from.
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.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
If you have any questions or concerns, you may fill out the contact form on the website here.
How we protect your data
We have security certificate in place and secure administrative log on procedures so only those authorized to access data can do so. Security features are in place to protect unauthorized users from gaining access.
What data breach procedures we have in place
We update our security features to make sure they are up to date. If a breach were to occur we will be notified immediately and get t cleared up as soon as possible. We will notify you about what happened and what has been done to repair it.
What third parties we receive data from
At this time we do not receive user data from third parties.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
When a user subscribes to the website, they are tagged with and identifier as a new user. Other tags may be applied in the future according to what the user does regarding reading or responding to e-mails sent about or from this site.
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
from SSL regarding SSL
from Akismet regarding Akismet
We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our 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, and the comment itself).
Ninja Forms is a plugin installed on this site for collecting subscriber information when someone subscribes to receive e-mails and freebies from this site.
Regarding data collected by e-mail marketing companies
The two e-mail marketing companies currently used by this site to collect information for the purposes of sending out freebies and w-mails are Drip and Flodesk. Their privacy policies are linked below:
Regarding data information collected by ad networks running on the site
Other ad networks for this site and links to their Privacy Policies are here:
Affiliate links disclosure
This website does contain affiliate links. If you purchase an item after clicking on a link, Blessed Catholic Mom will receive a small commission at no cost to you. Data may be collected when you click on an affiliate link. Here are the links to the privacy policies to the affiliates on this site:
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Blessed Catholic Mom is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.
Updated as of 4-15-2021.