Who we are
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the site. These may include: registering for an account on our Site, entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners, signing up for special offers from selected third-parties, sending us an email message, submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. We may use your personal information, such as Name and Email address, in order to contact you.
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.
In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our site, The Sunshine Blog may collect personally identifiable information, such as your First and Last Name and E-mail Address.
If you purchase The Sunshine Blog’s products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction and is not used for anything else.
The Sunshine Blog may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your Age, Gender, Race, Religion, Political Affiliation, Household Income.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through The Sunshine Blog’s public comments or message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
The Sunshine Blog does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties.
The Sunshine Blog may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information is not transferred to the third party.
The Sunshine Blog may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to The Sunshine Blog, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
The Sunshine Blog may disclose your personal information, without notice, if requires to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law of comply with legal process served on The Sunshine Blog or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Sunshine Blog; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of The Sunshine Blog, or the public.
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.
Security of your Personal Information
The Sunshine Blog secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. The Sunshine Blog uses the following methods for this purpose: SSL Protocol. When personal information is transmitted to other websites (such as a credit card number), it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.
From time to time, The Sunshine Blog may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication.
If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from The Sunshine Blog, you may opt out of such communications by clicking the UNSUBSCRIBE button.
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