Privacy Policy / Cookies


This blog is written and edited by myself and is a personal blog. My Privacy Policy covers how my site protects and uses any information that's collected when you visit Thelifeofaglasgowgirl.co.uk - This privacy policy is effective 25th May 2018

Personal Data collected

I am committed to protecting your privacy, I will only use any information collected from you lawfully and in accordance with the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). This site is hosted through Blogger which is provided by google and they are GDPR compliant. 

Any data collected by myself such as in giveaways or emails will not be passed on or used for any other reason than to keep in touch with you as a reader or potential collaborator. No information is sold on or is processed in a way that any 3rd party can view your personal data. I do not sell or pass on any information that I have and unless I have your permission or are required to by law your details will not be given to anyone else. 
If you are leaving a comment on this blog then you have the option to leave it anonymously which means you do not have to enter any of your details. In regards to giveaways I host no information will be stored after the giveaway has ended, all information that I have will be deleted. I do use Rafflecopter at times to run giveaways through and their Privacy Policy explains everything on how data is stored and what happens when you enter a giveaway through their site - Rafflecopter Privacy Policy - I will also never ask for your address unless you win one of my giveaways and once your parcel is sent I will not keep your information. I don't operate any mailing services so I wont ever need to collect your email address. I do use some links within my blog posts but these will always be relevant to the blog post, These sites have their own, separate privacy policy and I have no responsibility or liability for their content or activity. I am not responsible for any content found on this blog that is republished on any other website without my permission. I do use some affiliated links throughout my website but these will always be marks appropriately and remember, you do not have to click on them if you don't want to.

I also use google analytics on my website, this is to gather information on users, Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilises the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the Data collected to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network. If you wish to opt out of this you can do so here - Opt Out - you can also view the privacy policy here - Google Privacy Policy - the information is processed in the US and they collect cookies and usage data. 

Throughout my site I do use social media widgets which enable you to interact with me directly through this site by clicking on those links. Here is a list of the social networking sites which are linked through The Life of A Glasgow Girl and their privacy policies. 

Facebook Like Button - Privacy Policy 

Pintrest Pin It Button & Pintrest widget - Privacy Policy 

Twitter Tweet & Social Widget - Privacy Policy 

Instagram Social Widget - Privacy Policy 

Bloglovin Follow Widget - Privacy Policy 

Cookies

This site uses cookies from Google to deliver its services and to analyse traffic. Your IP address and user agent are shared with Google, together with performance and security metrics, to ensure quality of service, generate usage statistics and to detect and address abuse. Google handles all information directly, below I have included two links, one which explains how google uses your information and one on googles privacy policy which will explain everything from how your information is being managed to how to have your data removed. Generally cookies make your browsing experience better but you may want to disable cookies and you can do this by disabling them in your browser.

Google Privacy Policy - "This Privacy Policy is meant to help you understand what information we collect, why we collect it and how you can update, manage, export and delete your information." 

How Google Uses information - " How Google uses information from sites or apps that use our services "

If you wish to find out more about cookies you can visit Aboutcookies.org




If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy then you can contact me at Thelifeofaglasgowgirl@outlook.com

Effective from 25th May 2018

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