PRIVACY POLICY

Last Updated, May 24, 2018.

This Privacy Policy explains how information about you is collected, used and disclosed by Rowhouse Greetings. This Privacy Policy may change from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the “Last Updated” date at the top of this policy. We encourage you to review our Privacy Policy whenever you access the website or otherwise interact with us to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

We only collect information about you if we have a reason to do so — for example, to manage this Website, to communicate with you, or to make this Website better. Visitors can read published content and interact with the Website through features such as comments, “likes,” and follows.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Information You Provide to the Site

The amount and type of information that you are asked to provide depends on the context and how we use the information. Here are some examples:

  • Follower and Subscriber Information: When a User subscribes to the Website, we collect your email address.
  • Site Comments: When a User leaves a comment on the Website, we collect that comment, and other information that the User provides along with the comment, such as the User’s name and email address.
  • Other Information Entered on the Site: We may also collect other information that a User enters on the Website–such as a contact form submission, a search query, or Site registration.

Subscribing to this Website is an optional and voluntary action. Subscribers to this Website may be asked to provide an email address. If you subscribed to this Website by email, you can opt out at any time by using the unsubscribe link provided at the bottom of each email. Otherwise, you can manage your subscription at any time by using the subscription form found both in the right column and footer of this page.

Information Collected Automatically

When you access or use this Website, we may automatically collect information about you, including:

  • Technical Data from a User’s Computer: This includes the information that web browsers, mobile devices, and servers typically make available about visitors to a site, 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.
  • User Interactions: We collect information about a User’s interactions with a Site, including the “likes” and “ratings” left by Users to the Website.
  • Location Information: We may determine the approximate location of a User’s device from the IP address. We collect and use this information to, for example, tally how many people visit the Website from certain geographic regions.
  • Akismet Commenter Information: We collect information about Users who comment on the Website and 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).
  • 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. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Pixel tags (also called web beacons) are small blocks of code placed on Sites.

USE OF INFORMATION

Please note that we may use information about you for various purposes, including to:

  • Create, manage and enhance the operation of and content on this Website;
  • Notify you of the publication of new blog posts if you subscribe by email;
  • Respond to your comments, questions and requests;
  • Flag or fight comments from spammers;
  • Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with this Website;
  • Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.

Rowhouse Greetings is based in the United States and the information collected is governed by U.S. law. By accessing or using the Website or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to the U.S. and other countries. See https://automattic.com/privacy-notice/ for WordPress.com privacy policy for visitors to sites hosted by WordPress.com

COOKIES

This Website uses cookies and other technologies like pixel tags to help identify and track visitors and Site usage. Information regarding the use of cookies for websites hosted by WordPress.com can be found at https://en.support.wordpress.com/cookies/. For more information about how to manage and delete cookies, visit aboutcookies.org. Visitors may wish to restrict the use of cookies, or completely prevent them from being set. Most browsers provide for ways to control cookie behavior, such as the length of time they are stored — either through built-in functionality or by utilizing third-party plugins. It’s important to note that restricting or disabling the use of cookies can limit the functionality of sites, or prevent them from working correctly.

SHARING OF INFORMATION

We may share information about you as follows or as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy:

  • When you participate in the interactive areas of this Website, certain information you provide may be displayed to other users, such as your name, photo, comments and other information you choose to provide;
  • In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with, or required by, any applicable law, regulation or legal process;
  • With your consent or at your direction.

WordPress.com may share information collected about Website Users under the limited circumstances as spelled out in its Privacy Notice for Visitors to Our User’s Sites and its Legal Guidelines.

SERVICES USED BY THIS WEBSITE

This Website is hosted by WordPress.com. Information created when you visit or interact with the Website may be collected, gathered, maintained and used by WordPress.com in accordance with its Privacy Notice for Visitors to Our Users Sites. All traffic for websites hosted by WordPress.com is encrypted (served via SSL) by default. Aggregate Website data, including page views and clicks, is gathered using Jetpack integration with WordPress.com (see Jetpack privacy policy). Spam protection is provided by Akismet.