Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://avocacottage.online.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

Comments are not permitted on this website therefore the following two paragraphs only apply insofar as users leave requests for contact and the relevant contact details.

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

Any uploaded images to the website, may potentially include embedded location data (EXIF GPS) showing where and when the image was created.

Contact forms

Users may upload their contact details and request to be contacted, this action will take note of the visitor’s IP address and a browser user agent string to help against unwanted spam.

Cookies

Not applicable as user comments are disabled: If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Not applicable as user comments are disabled: If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

Not applicable as user comments are disabled: When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Not applicable as user comments are disabled: If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Not applicable: Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

Not applicable:These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

No analytics are carried out on user data.

Who we share your data with

Your data is not shared with any other person or entity.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

This is kept in a site-maintained database at the ISP provider’s data center, and is accessible only to the website owner and administrator.

Additional information

How we protect your data

All access is via secure password and/or 2FA mechanisms.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the unlikely event of data breach all designees will be notified of the event and of the data that may have been breached.

What third parties we receive data from

No third-parties are involved in any data transfers.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

None.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

None.