Privacy, Cookies, Disclaimers, and Disclosures

by Agatha Green

This page contains Privacy Policy, Cookie Policy, Disclosures and Disclaimers.

These statements were last updated on November 20th, 2020, and are subject to change without notice.

Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy explains what personal information we collect, how we use that information and how we keep it safe.

Introduction

Agatha Green is strongly committed to protecting the personal data of our visitors.

This Privacy Policy describes how Agatha Green (“Site” or”Website”) collects, uses, maintains, and discloses information collected from its users. This policy applies to the site, products, and services offered by Agatha Green, as well as email and other electronic communication.

For purposes of this policy, “Service” refers to the service which can be accessed through our website where users can read and view original content created by Agatha Green. The terms “we”, “us”, and “our” refer to Agatha Green. “User”, “You” and “Visitor” refers to you, as a user of Service.

By using or interacting with our website in any way, you accept and agree to this Privacy Policy.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it?

We may collect personal identification information from Users in various ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit the website, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features, or resources we make available on our site. Users may be asked, as appropriate, to provide their name, email address, or other information.

Users may visit the site anonymously, using specific settings in their web browsers.

Personal identification information will be collected from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain site-related activities.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on our Site, we collect the data shown in the comment’s form, as well as information required for automated spam detection.

Visitor’s name and email address are required to leave a comment, but the email addresses are not displayed publicly. 

An anonymized string created from the visitor’s e-mail address may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Comments Disclaimer

When a visitor leaves a comment on our Site, it goes into a moderation queue. We reserve the right to review comments individually and remove any comments considered disrespectful, inappropriate, or spam.

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.

Analytics

This site uses Google Analytics, a service that transmits website traffic data to Google servers. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic and webpage usage.

Server logs

When you use our website, it is sending queries to the server where the website is stored. Each query directed to the server is saved in the server logs, and these logs include Your IP address, server date and time, information about the web browser and operating system you use. Logs are saved and stored on the server. Data stored in the server logs is not associated with specific users using the website and is not used by us to identify you. The server logs the auxiliary material used to administer the website, and their content is not disclosed to anyone except those authorized to administer the server.

How we use the collected information?

We may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes.

  • To personalize user experience. We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our website.
  • To improve our website. We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
  • To secure our website. We have implemented reCAPTCHA v3 on our website, which is subject to the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
  • To run a promotion, contest, survey, or other website feature. To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest or bring value to them.
  • To send periodic emails. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include, for example, news, updates, related product, or service information. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

Whom we share your data with?

We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates, and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.

We may use third-party service providers to help us operate our Site or administer activities on our behalfs, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. Also, we may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

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 are registered 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.

How we ensure the security of your data?

We have implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect your personal information.

Although we use appropriate security measures once we have received your personal data, the transmission of data over the internet (including by e-mail) is never completely secure. We endeavor to protect your personal data, but we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted to or by us.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We have the discretion to update this Privacy Policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the top of this page. We encourage you to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect.

You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of this Privacy Policy

By using this website, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy.

If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our website. Your continued use of the website following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at contact@agathagreen.com or use the form available on our contact page.

Cookie Policy

Our Cookie Policy gives information about the cookies that we use, as well as options for managing your cookie preferences.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by the websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The use of cookies is now standard for most websites.

Use of cookies on Agatha Green website

We utilize cookies, and other online identification technologies such as web beacons, or pixels to provide users with an improved user experience. By using this website or application you consent to the deployment of such identification technologies.

Registered users

We use these technologies to make the navigation of our website easier for you and to better deliver tailored content to you. If you choose to become a registered user, we will use cookies to facilitate your registration and remember your preferences. If you choose to become a registered user, you will receive the benefits of registration only if you accept the strictly necessary cookies, which include those cookies used as part of registration.

Analytics and site statistics

We also use these technologies to gather usage information and statistics regarding the use of the website. For example, we collect information about page visits and navigation to determine what articles and topics are of greatest interest, and if users are able to find content easily. Likewise, we collect information about which articles are viewed to determine what content is of most interest to users. We also use usage information to generate various reports regarding the use of the website. These reports contain aggregated information about users and do not single out users individually. If you are a registered user we may also collect information on what specific interests you have, including what articles you have viewed on the site in order to understand what content interests you most.

Measuring the effectiveness of our activities

We may utilize online identification technologies from marketing partners, third-party sites, and social media platforms. These technologies help us measure the efficacy of our marketing and awareness campaigns and to understand how visitors navigate to the website from an ad. We use these technologies to compile statistics about visitors who interact with the website and other Agatha Green online content, to gauge the effectiveness of our ads, and to provide more pertinent information to our visitors.

How to manage cookies on your device?

You can control and manage cookies using your browser. Please note that removing or blocking cookies can impact your user experience and some functionality may no longer be available.

How to use your browser to control cookies?

Most browsers allow you to view, manage, delete, and block cookies for a website. Be aware that if you delete all cookies then any preferences you have set will be lost, including the ability to opt-out from cookies as this function itself requires placement of an opt-out cookie on your device. Guidance on how to control cookies for common browsers is linked below.

For information on additional browsers and device types please see: http://www.aboutcookies.org/ or http://www.cookiecentral.com/faq/.

How to manage Analytics cookies?

You can opt-out of having your anonymized browsing history within our website or applications recorded by analytics cookies. We use the following service providers and you can learn more about their privacy policies and how to opt-out of their analytics cookies by clicking on the following links:

Disclaimers

Our disclaimers explain the limitations and appropriate use of the information contained in our website and marketing communications.

Content

All content on this website is for educational and information purposes only. Agatha Green is not a health adviser or professional. All opinions are from our own personal experience. Please seek professional advice if needed.

Copyrights

Content and source attribution

All content on this website, unless otherwise stated, is protected and belongs to Agatha Green. It may not be reused without written permission from the author.

You can quote parts of our content with source attribution and link to our content, for example, “Source: www.agathagreen.com” or “Source: agathagreen.com“, or link directly to our articles or pages.

We take care to provide correct attribution to the original authors of the books, studies, quotes, and other sources we may use on our website.

If you have questions related to the copyrights, want to use some of our content, or have noticed any attribution omissions, please send us a message using the form available on the contact page.

Images

Images on this website are either taken by Agatha Green or come from the free stock photo platforms. The free stock photo platform license allows using images for commercial and noncommercial purposes (Creative Commons license).

Right to change, withdraw or modify

We reserve the right to change, withdraw or modify functions or properties of the website, as well as to cease operations, transfer rights to this website, and perform any legal actions permitted by applicable law. Users are not entitled to any claims against us associated with this right.

Third-parties

Certain links in this website connect to other websites maintained by third parties over whom Agatha Green has no control. Agatha Green makes no representations as to the accuracy or any other aspect of information contained in other websites.

Agatha Green is not responsible for information regarding services or goods of partners, other than this website, which may be posted on our website commercially, as a guest, on a reciprocal basis, or without a goal of achieving a commercial effect.

Disclosures

Our disclosures explain the relationship with the products, brands, and partners contained in our website and marketing communications.

Affiliate disclosure

Some of the sections of this website will allow you to purchase different products and services online, provided by other merchants, and not us.

Some of the links that we post on our site are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and decide to purchase an item, we may receive a small affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.

We are not responsible for the quality, accuracy, timeliness, reliability, or any other aspect of these products and services. In addition, a merchant will likely have their own privacy and data collection practices. For more information regarding a merchant, its online store, its privacy policies, and/or any additional terms and conditions that may apply, visit that merchant’s website and click on its information links or contact the merchant directly.

Agatha Green only recommends products that we believe will add value to our readers. All opinions are our own, and we do not accept payments for positive reviews.

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