When you visit this blog (mydailybenefits.wordpress.com), a few stats are collected by the server. Where you are visiting from in the world, which pages you are visiting on this blog, and the source of how you got here (Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc.). Stats are also collected on which browser (chrome, safari, internet explorer, etc.) you are visiting from along with your operating system, (iphone, windows, mac, etc.). The visitor statistic information does not include your name, email address or any other personal information regarding you, personally.
When a visitor directly emails My Daily Benefits, we collect their name, email address, any contact information listed and the original message. This information is used to respond to you in a timely manner. Unless otherwise noted, this information is stored in our contacts database, in the event that we need to speak to you further or contact you regarding a promotion or special interest we believe you would benefit from and enjoy.
When you sign up, you will receive a confirmation email like this one:
Comments / Responses
When leaving comments on My Daily Benefits posts and pages, information is collected differently depending on how you choose to be acknowledged by leaving your comment. Should you choose to leave your comment anonymously, the only information retained is the comment itself. If you are signed into Google, you may choose to leave your comment using your Google+ account. This will record your name, any profile picture that you have posted along with your comment. When selecting this option, a link to your Google+ profile is created. There are six other options for how you are registered when leaving a comment. When these are chosen, you are prompted to enter information such as your name, url and/or user ID (never the password) to these services. These services include: LiveJoural, WordPress, Typepad, AIM, OpenID, and Name/URL. By selecting any of the listed services, the information you enter will be recorded along with your comment.
Cookies and Your Privacy
What is a cookie? A cookie is described as a message sent from a web browser to a web server. A cookie’s purpose is to identify visitors and provide them with customized user specific pages. They are also used to store site login information for you. When you visit a website, and are asked to provide personal information, such as your name, email address and interests, this information is formed into a cookie and sent to your web browser, which stores it for later use. Upon visiting the same website again, your browser sends the cookie to the server, to bring to memory your user-specific content. Web servers do not have “memory,” so when you are getting user-specific content, a cookie has been placed on your computer’s hard disk, so the web site can remember who you are and your preferences.
If you are concerned about cookies and your privacy, you can block or disable cookies from being used on your computer. You can block or disable cookies on a site to site basis (recommended), as well as blocking or disabling cookies from all sites at one time. It is not recommended to block or disable all cookies, as this can cause an interference with some web sites altogether. Check your computer’s browser documentation for instructions on how to block or disable cookies.
Disclosure of Your Information
We do not buy, sell or trade visitor information with any companies, sites, or services. Your information is used to contact you regarding promotions, marketing, and other areas of interests we think you might benefit from and enjoy. Again, the information collected is done so to provide you with a better visiting experience. However, this information is disclosed when legally required to do so at the request of governmental authorities who are conducting an investigation.
Upon request, we provide visitors with access to the communications that they have directed to our site (emails, direct messages, and inquiries). You can gain access to this information by emailing the address listed below.
Updates and Changes
You may prevent your information from being used for any other purpose than those listed in this privacy statement by emailing us at the address listed below.
Contact My Daily Benefits
- Opt-out of your information being used in new and unanticipated ways, that are not stated previously in this policy.
- Gain access to direct communications sent from you to our web site.
- Our Direct Email: firstname.lastname@example.org