Privacy Policy

This page outlines The Walking Sketchbook website and blog privacy policy and how your personal data is collected and used.

The policy only covers you within this website and does not extend to any third party sites which might be accessed through links you follow.

Data Collected and Used
Interacting with this website and blog hosted on WordPress will lead to some of your personal data being collected and stored.

Data collected may include:
* Name (full name or username)
* Email address
* Country location of users
* Your IP address
* User agent (operating system and web browser type & version)
* A referring URL (how you came to find my blog)
* Posts and pages you visit
* An exit URL (the website you leave my blog on)
* Search terms used to find the website or used on the website
* Links clicked on this website
* Your blog/website URL
* Your WordPress ID (should you interact on this website while logged into WordPress)
* Your social media ID (should you interact on this website through Twitter, Facebook, Google+, etc.)
Ways your data is collected:
* Commenting on any post or page on this blog (through your WordPress account or any social media account)
* The contact form, if and when it is used (this will include your name, email address, website URL, how you found my website/blog, why you’re contacting me, and the content of your message)
* Signing up to follow this blog (this will store your WordPress ID and/or email address. You will receive automatic emails from WordPress.com whenever a new post is released on this website. You are free to cancel these emails as well as unfollow the blog at any time.)
* Analytical information from WordPress.com’s general stats (country location of user, search terms, posts/pages most viewed, etc.)
* Cookies (more information on Cookies below)

How your data is used:
I do not share personal information with third-parties.
I do not store information collected from your visit to this website/blog for any use, other than to analyse content performance, obtained through the use of cookies provided by WordPress.com.
Please note, you are free to turn off cookies at any time by modifying your Internet browser’s settings.
I will only use your data in:
Responding to ways you’ve communicated with me (through comments on this blog, or emails sent directly to my email address.)

The Use of Cookies
This blog uses cookies by default. Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored on your computer/web browser when visiting this website/blog.
You are not obligated to consent to their use and are able to freely disable cookies from your Internet browser’s settings.
A cookies notification should pop up at the bottom of the screen when first accessing my blog.
Third-Party Links
You are responsible for reading third party privacy policies once you leave my blog/website.

Get in touch

If you have any questions, you can contact me through the get in touch page, I’m happy to answer any questions.

Privacy Policy Change Log
This privacy policy has been updated July 2018.
It may be updated and changed at any time without notice. Log changes will be noted here when they take place.

Many Thanks

Katherine Owen – The Walking Sketchbook