Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.houseofcurves.org.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

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.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Name and email address are collected through the contact form, blogger application and guest blogger applications. This information is saved through Google Forms.

Cookies

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.

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Google Analytics is used on this site.

The retention period is 14 months.

When data reaches the end of the retention period, it is deleted automatically on a monthly basis.

Who we share your data with

As of right now, no one. This is liable to change as House of Curves begins to offer different services and products–this will be updated if that does happen.

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.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments on this site 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 are be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

If you’re at all concerned with privacy information, please send an email to houseofcurvesbloggers@gmail.com.

Additional information

How we protect your data

Houseofcurves.org takes privacy very seriously. We use a site scanner from siteground.com that scans the site weekly to ensure there are no hackers.

What data breach procedures we have in place

The owner of this site receives emails weekly that review any security weaknesses. In the event that there are any detected, immediate action will be taken to remedy this by working with the security company.

What third parties we receive data from

Google Analytics – this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Houseofcurves.org contains advertising and affiliate marketing links. A commission on sales of the products that are linked may be earned. There may also be affiliate links from third party websites.  You, of course,  are under no obligation to buy anything. All opinions of these products and services are our own and if we link to them, most likely we have used them and love the product and/or service.  Also, if we have accepted payment for a product, it will be noted and you will get our honest opinion of that product. No matter what.

Updated October 14, 2019