Your privacy is very important to us. At Make Me A Blessing we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:
- We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
- We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our content and products, or protect our rights.
- We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site.
Like most website operators, Make Me A Blessing collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Make Me A Blessing’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Make Me A Blessing’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Make Me A Blessing may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Make Me A Blessing e also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. Make Me A Blessing only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Make Me A Blessing’s website choose to interact with Make Me A Blessing in ways that require Make Me A Blessing to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Make Me A Blessing gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our blog to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive Make Me A Blessing updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case, Make Me A Blessing collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Make Me A Blessing. Make Me A Blessing does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Make Me A Blessing may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. For instance, Make Me A Blessing may monitor the most popular pages on the mmablessing.com site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Make Me A Blessing may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Make Me A Blessing does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Make Me A Blessing discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Make Me A Blessing’s behalf or to provide services available at Make Me A Blessing’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Make Me A Blessing ’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Make Me A Blessing will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Make Me A Blessing discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Make Me A Blessing believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Make Me A Blessing , third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a Make Me A Blessing website and have supplied your email address, Make Me A Blessing may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Make Me A Blessing and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Make Me A Blessing takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.