This website (The Reluctant Cowgirl) is meant to be a general resource and is NOT professional advice. You cannot use it to replace seeking a professional counselor who is knowledgeable about your exact situation.
Personal Information We Collect
When you visit our site, data is automatically collected. The information is collected from your device about your web browser, IP address, time zone and some of the cookies are installed on your device. As you look through our site, we collect information about pages and products that you view. We have or may use the following to collect data:
- “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
- “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
- “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
We use third party advertising companies to serve ads and collect information when you browse our site. These companies do NOT see your personal information that you have shared with us (name, address, email, address or phone number). However, they will use other non-personal information about your visit to our site and other websites in order to provide advertisements and services that are relevant to you. You can also find more details about this at http://networkadvertising.org/consumer.opt_out.asp
We also collect communication data that includes any communication that you send to us whether that be through the contact form on our website, through email, text, social media messaging, social media posting or any other communication that you send us. We process this data for the purposes of communicating with you, for record keeping and for the establishment, pursuance or defense of legal claims. Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate interests which in this case are to reply to communications sent to us, to keep records and to establish, pursue or defend legal claims.
We may use this data to deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you and to measure or understand the effectiveness of the advertising we serve you. Our lawful ground for this processing is legitimate interests which is to grow our business. We may also use such data to send other marketing communications to you. Our lawful ground for this processing is either consent or legitimate interests.
Communication and Marketing
If you sign up for email updates or to access our Resource Library or other Membership areas, we collect your email address and a user name. You will receive an email when a new blog post is published, as well as weekly email newsletters. Occasionally we will email you with announcements or products you may be interested in. You may unsubscribe from email updates by following the instructions at the bottom of one of the emails.
If you ever purchase anything through The Reluctant Cowgirl, you may receive additional marketing information from us without your consent. You may opt out of these emails at any time.
If you no longer wish to receive emails you may choose to follow the opt out instructions at the bottom of your email or to email me at email@example.com .
We do not seek to collect personal information about you such as information about your race, sex, religion, sexual orientation, political affiliations or ethnicity.
If we are required by law to collect personal data it will only be used in the way for which it was collected.
Links to Other Websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Data Safety and Retention
We use a reputable email service and host in order to protect your personal data. Your information is only shown to those who work for The Reluctant Cowgirl.
We only hold onto your information for as long as possible to complete the purpose for which it was collected. This may be legal, accounting or reporting requirements.
You have the right to opt-out of receiving emails. You have the right to request that your information be removed or changed that you have provided to us. If you wish to exercise these rights please email us as firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are a European Resident, you may choose to access your personal information that we have on you and to ask that it be changed or amended, as long as it is within the law.
The goal of this website is to encourage others. Since everyone is at a different stage in life please make sure to be kind. Only write words that will be uplifting, help others to feel comforted by a shared experience or give some positive advice.
This policy is valid from 16 May 2018
This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. This blog is a source of income. This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation. This blog has affiliate links.
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. If you purchase through an affiliate link, I will receive compensation at no addition cost to you the reader. #AvantLink
The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. All advertising is in the form of advertisements generated by a third party ad network. Those advertisements will be identified as paid advertisements.
The owner(s) of this blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics.
Even though we may receive compensation for our posts or advertisements, I will give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. I desire to help my readers have great lives so I will strive to make this blog a place where my readers comes first! The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own.
Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.
This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.
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