This policy was updated on 21st May 2018. Should it be updated in the future we will post any changes on this page so please do check back regularly
Who are we?
Navigating Baby is a parenting blog that is written by Kirsty and Daniel about their family and parenting experiences.
At Navigating Baby we comply with GDPR, by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.
We are committed to protecting your privacy and this policy outlines what information we collect from you, how it is collected, why it is being collected, how it will be used and who it will be shared with. We do not sell your information to any third parties and do not intend to do so in the future. Our policy lays out:
- the type of personal data that we collect
- how and why we collect and use your personal data
- the rights you have when it comes to your personal data
- this policy applies to you if you use any of our services including visiting the website
How do we collect information from you?
- Comment on a blog post
- Subscribe to our mailing list
- Contact us with a query or a complaint
Information We Collect
In running and maintaining our website we may collect and process the following data about you:
- Anonymous information about your use of our site including details of your visits such as pages viewed and the resources that you access. Such information includes traffic data, location data and other communication data and is completely non- personally identifiable
- Information provided voluntarily by you. For example, when you subscribe to our mailing list or make a comment on a blog post
- Information that you provide when you communicate with us by any means
We may gather information about your general internet use by using the cookie. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer and stored on the computer’s hard drive. Such information will not identify you personally. It is statistical data. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever
You can adjust the settings on your computer to decline any cookies if you wish. This can easily be done by activating the reject cookies setting on your computer.
Analytics – eg how visitors use our website
We use Google Analytics to store information about how visitors use our website so that we may make improvements and give visitors a better user experience.
An IP or Internet Protocol Address is a unique numerical address assigned to a computer as it logs on to the internet. Navigating Baby does not have access to any personal identifiable information and we would never seek this information. Your IP address is logged when visiting our site, but our analytic software only uses this information to track how many visitors we have from particular regions.
How we use your Personal Information:
If you complete the form in order to leave a comment the name you enter will be shown publicly. Your email address will not be shown. If you also choose to leave your website URL the public will be able to click directly through to your website.
This information is stored on our site (on servers that are secure and encrypted), but is only used for adding your comments and you will not be added to any mailing lists or contacted by Navigating Baby
If you would like to remove your comments from Navigating baby at any time please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Subscription to Navigating Baby
Your data will not be visible to other subscribers on the mailing list and will not be sold or shared with anyone else unless we are required to do so by law.
By subscribing you will receive notifications of our new posts as well as a regular newsletter.
If you would like to unsubscribe at any time, either click the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of our emails, or send an email to email@example.com and we will remove you from this list and delete your data.
Information submitted during competition and giveaway entries is not shared publicly excepting for the winner’s name which is displayed on the Rafflecopter widget. This is included in the competition terms and conditions. Please not the winner’s name and email address will also be shared with the sponsor so that prizes can be sent.
Please read the terms and conditions of each individual competition carefully before entering so that you are aware of how your personal information will be used.
Navigating Baby will only use the information submitted for the giveaway. You will not be added to our mailing list nor will we contact you for any other reason aside from the giveaway/ competition unless you have also subscribed to the mailing list.
Please note that when you add the website URL, a link is created from the host sites mentioned above to the website address you have provided.
How do we protect your information?
All details and documents are stored on a secure server which is password protected and encrypted or with third party providers where indicated above.
Should you send us an email please note that the Internet can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.
Should you wish to see what personal information we hold about you; this can be requested in writing at any time. Please do so by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or filling in the online contact form on the website.
If you believe we’re holding inaccurate information about you, please contact us by email email@example.com
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information Navigating Baby holds about you (we may charge £10 for information requests) to cover our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
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