Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Thistrendymama.com

Please note this privacy policy was last updated on the 18th May 2018 and is subject to change at any time. Therefore we advise you to re-read this policy from time to time to ensure you are happy with our current policies. 

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at keely@thistrendymama.com.

At This Trendy Mama, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines what types of personal information is received and collected by www.thistrendymama,com and how it is used and stored by us.  Accessing and viewing all or any information on thistrendymama.com is done by your own free will and if you are unhappy with our terms and conditions then you should stop using the website immediately.

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, www.trendymama,com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track users movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons

This Trendy Mama, allows third parties to serve add and/or collect certain anonymous data when visiting our website. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information. (i.e, Browser used, date and time, subject of advertisement clicked or scrolled over) during your visit to this website so as to provide ads about goods and services likely to be of interest to you. These companies will normally use a cookie or third-party web beacon to collect this information. You can read more about cookies here

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

Email Mailing List 

This Trendy Mama operates a email mailing list which you may freely sign up to at any time to receive communications from us. This information is held by a third-party provider in our case Mailchimp. The data held is used only by the This Trendy Mama blog owner to email newsletters, updates and promotional offers. You can unsubscribe from this at any time by using the link provided at the bottom of your newsletter email.  We will never sell, barter or rent your email address to a third party.

In-site Purchases

From time to time This Trendy Mama may offer and sell products on it’s website and in the event you purchase from us, then the site will collect personal identifying information of the user during the online purchase. Information relating to purchases made through this website is stored on my website only. This is to enable me to complete your order, and also prevents you from having to re-enter your details during your next purchase. Our standard practices include using secure third-party payment processors for any online payments to us. For this reason, and for the benefit of your privacy and security, we do notcollect any of the following information:

  • Credit card or debit card numbers, except for the last four digits of them, which may be collected by us to provide you with any refund, if available, to verify your status as an adult, and for transaction verification purposes.
  • Bank account information.
  • Social security numbers or tax identification numbers, except for tax purposes from our US affiliates who are providing these numbers to us so they can receive payments from us.

You may request to have your details removed from my website storage once your purchase is complete by emailing me at keely@thistrendymama.com

Giveaways and Contests 

The only time This Trendy Mama will pass along your personal information to a third-party is in the event you have entered into a prize draw, giveaway or contest hosted by us on our site.  However your permission will be asked for at the time of entry.  Your details will only be passed onto the brand for which This Trendy Mama is hosting the competition for. Once a period of a month has lasted all details of your personal information and the competition entry will be deleted from the This Trendy Mama email accounts used.  This Trendy Mama is not however responsible for your details held by the brand once they have been passed on. You may also request your details be removed from the competition widget within the blog post which you entered from.

Blog Comments and Direct Website Contact 

The information that you give to This Trendy Mama directly on the website (e.g. within comments on blog posts such as your name and email address) will never be shared or added to any mailing lists .

We reserver the right to edit or delete any comment submitted on this blog without notice due to,  but not limited to:

  1. Comments deemed to be spam or questionable spam
  2. Comments including profanity
  3. Comments containing language or concepts that could be deemed offensive
  4. Comments that attack a person individually
  5. Comments which contain links that are questionable, such as broken links or invalid links.

Republished Content 

This Trendy Mama is not responsible for any republished content from this website on other blogs, websites, blog comments or other media.

Review of Anonymous Data from Google Analytics

This Trendy Mama is  committed to ensuring that our  website contains content that is valuable and useful to our readers. To help us with this we have implemented the Google Analytics demographics and interest reporting features on the website. These tools allow us to review anonymous data regarding the gender, age and interests of website visitors and adapt our website content to better reflect their needs. Although this information is collected through your Google ad settings, it is not provided to us in a personally-identifiable format. This means I cannot identify what information is about you, and I will never attempt to do so.

You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customise Google Display Network ads using the Google Ad settings or through the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

What Information We Collect and How We Use It 

We may collect:

  • Contact information including email address.
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests.
  • Other information relevant to customer orders, surveys and/or any offers or giveaways.
  • Any information you may send, post or deliver to us, either electronically or otherwise, regardless of whether we have committed notto collect it as part of our standard practices under this policy.

We Do Not Collect:

Our standard practices include using secure third-party payment processors for any online payments to us. For this reason, and for the benefit of your privacy and security, we do notcollect any of the following information:

  • Credit card or debit card numbers, except for the last four digits of them, which may be collected by us to provide you with any refund, if available, to verify your status as an adult, and for transaction verification purposes.
  • Bank account information.
  • Social security numbers or tax identification numbers, except for tax purposes from our US affiliates who are providing these numbers to us so they can receive payments from us.

We May Use Information:

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, text, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.

Security 

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online, including our use of secure third-party payment processors. Any of your information collected by these secure third-party processors is subject to their own privacy policies, not ours; therefore, you and we hereby agree that we will have no liability in connection with the actions or inactions of these processors.

To ensure the security and safety of this website, we create fortnightly backups of all information on this website, which are held in a zip file on a google drive server. Each backup file is deleted in full when the next one is created.

Advertising

Some of our advertisers occasionally serve you cookies as well. We do not have control over cookies placed by advertisers. We may use advertising service vendors to help present advertisements on the website. These vendors may use cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies to provide you advertisements tailored to interests you have shown by browsing on this and other sites you have visited, to determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before and to avoid sending you duplicate advertisements. In doing so, these vendors may collect non-personal data such as your browser type, your operating system, web pages visited, time of visits, content viewed, ads viewed, and other clickstream data. The use of cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies by these advertising service vendors is subject to their own privacy policies, not ours; therefore, you and we hereby agree that we will have no liability in connection with the actions or inactions of advertisers or vendors.

Links to Other Websites

This Trendy Mama 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 while visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy policy applicable to the website in question.

Opting Out and Managing Your Information with Us

You may choose to stop the collection or use of your personal information by opting out at any time as provided here. Please note, however, if you are a member of any of our paid membership programs or an affiliate of our affiliate program, then opting out under this policy may result in a cancellation of your membership or affiliate account(s) with us, and a new membership fee or reinstatement fee may apply if you ever want to regain access to any of our membership or affiliate programs. For this reason, if you are a member or affiliate of ours, we may, at our option, email you once in reply to verify that you do intend to cancel your membership(s) or affiliate account(s) with us before we close your membership(s) or affiliate account(s). If at any time you would like to opt out, please contact us by email at keely@thistrendymama.com including the words “opt out” in the subject line. If at any time you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us by email at the email address above including the words “contact info correction” in the subject line.  If at any time you no longer want to receive emails similar to those you are receiving from us, you may unsubscribe using the “unsubscribe” link or button at the bottom of our email messages or, if you prefer, you may unsubscribe by contacting us by email at the email address above including the word “unsubscribe” in the subject line. If you choose to unsubscribe, we wish you all the best, and you’re welcome to re-subscribe at any time.

Communications & Other Privacy Matters

You consent to communicating with us through e-mail, including without limitation the exchanging of documents as attachments to email communications.  You understand that such communications may include information that we or you consider private, and that not all computer networks are necessarily secure. You agree to hold us harmless for any non-intentional loss of or access to electronically exchanged and stored information. We reserve the right to make changes to this policy at any time. Some of the terms and conditions in our User Terms & Conditions & User Agreement may affect your privacy, and so all of our User Terms & Conditions are incorporated herein by reference, and vice-versa.