Privacy Policy

Last Updated: May 2018

The Things My Eyes Have Seen is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit this website and uses third party programs that state to do the same.

By using this site or/and our services, you consent to the processing of your data as described in this Privacy Policy.

You can access thethingsmyeyeshaveseen.com and browse the site without disclosing any of your personal data. If there is a breach of your personal information, you will be alerted within 72 hours of breach discovery.

Please ensure that you are also aware of the terms of usage for this site.


Data Collection

The Things My Eyes Have Seen acts as the data controller for this site; deciding how personal data is collected, for what purposes, and how this data is to be processed. The only information collected is that which is deemed applicable and useful for the continuation of the site. The Things My Eyes Have Seen will not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact thethingsmyeyeshaveseen@gmail.com

Below are the types of data collected;

Information Voluntarily Provided: [Personal Information]

I do not collect personal information about individuals such as names or e-mail addresses, unless it is knowingly and willingly provided by the individual. Explicitly to sign up for my newsletter. This information will be stored on a GDPR compliant, third-party data processor [Mail Chimp] until otherwise notified to ensure ongoing communication and monthly emails to your inbox. Individuals have the right to access the stored data and withdraw consent for storing and processing personal information by removing themselves from the monthly newsletter anytime. This can be done by unsubscribing within the emails, or, by sending the request via email. Unless you request to be on a mailing list, you will not be added.

*Other Information You may choose to provide additional personal information directly to me. For example, when you fill out the contact form to email me, reply with a comment anywhere on the site, or communicate with me on other sites.

Information Automatically Collected from Cookies: [Non-personal Information]

Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s overall experience better. You can clear cookies stored in your browser via the browser settings.

Necessary Cookies: The law states that we can store cookies from your device when strictly needed for the operation of this site. Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling functions like page navigation. 

For GDPR compliance, all other types of cookies require permission to gather. This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on my pages. Below are examples of cookies used;

Preference Cookies: This enables a website to remember information that changes the way a website behaves or looks such as language or region. This helps me to make my website user friendly. 

Statistic Cookies: The Things My Eyes Have Seen uses a GDPR compliant, third-party data processor [Google Analytics] in order to improve your experience and analyze how the website is used. Aside from the approximate location (IP address) the information collected is mostly anonymous traffic data. The information will be stored for 50 months to help me to understand my readers and traffic.

Marketing Cookies: The Things My Eyes Have Seen uses a GDPR compliant, third-party data processor [Google AdSense] that tracks visitors across websites. The intention is to display personalized ads for the individual on my website. If you would like to adjust what kind of ads you like to see [on my site, YouTube, and any other site using Google Ad programs] you can follow this link to adjust your preferences.

Publicly Available Information:This information may be gathered about you if you interact voluntarily with links to social media accounts and platforms within the site.


Disclosure

Changes:This may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If I do, I will let you know by revising the date at the top of the policy. I encourage you to review the Privacy Policy whenever you access the site. If you continue to use my site, you are providing consent to the current privacy policy.

External Web Sites: Please note that The Things My Eyes Have Seen contains links to other websites. Please be aware that I am not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. I encourage our users to be aware that when they leave our site that you read the privacy statements of each web site that might collect personally identifying information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by The Things My Eyes Have Seen

Affiliate DisclaimerThe Things My Eyes Have Seen has financial or beneficial relationships with some companies mentioned in this website and may be compensated if you book via the links on this website.