Privacy Policy + Disclosures

Your use of the Nostalgia Diaries (https://nostalgiadiaries.com) (hereinafter “Website”), is governed by this Privacy Policy.

The Nostalgia Diaries respects your privacy. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to tell you what personal information we may collect, how we may use it, your rights regarding it, and how long we keep it.

THIS IS THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT:

We collect information that you voluntarily submit to us through our website. This may include your name, username, email address, and any other personal information you may give us. You may provide this information by leaving comments to our posts or on our pages, contacting us through our Contact Us page, opting in to obtain content or communications from us including email, newsletters, and other content. If you create a user profile (through our site, WordPress, Gravatar, or any other user profile creator) we may collect and store your username and any other personal information included in your profile. Other users of our Website may see your username, avatar, profile description, and website/link information.

We collect information from others. We may collect personal information from sources outside our website.  For example, you may link Instagram, Facebook, or Google, accounts to your user profile. If you do that, we may collect your name, email address, profile picture, and other public information associated with your Instagram, Facebook, or Google accounts.

In addition to the above information, we may automatically collect information through the use of cookies, the Facebook pixel, and Google Analytics. We may collect information such as your IP address, your location, your language, your browser type, your device type, and your operating system type. We may collect information about referring websites, pages you view, links you click on, dates and times you access the Website, and other actions you take on the Website.

We may use cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser. They include session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until you delete them. Cookies can collect information about you and your activities on the Website and helps remember information about your visit.  We may use cookies to improve your browsing experience, analyze Website traffic, personalize your content, and serve targeted advertisements.  You can prevent the use of cookies by adjusting the settings on your web browser.  You can delete cookies using your browser or other programs. Disabling cookies may make using our Website difficult or impossible.

THIS IS HOW WE MAY USE PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED:

We may use your information:

  • To operate the Website
  • To maintain the Website
  • To comply with the law
  • To facilitate necessary record keeping
  • To complete transactions (including purchases)
  • To send you communications about the Website
  • To send you content, including newsletters, emails, information, and other content you request
  • To send you promotional information.
  • To reply to comments
  • To reply to communications you send us
  • To create and facilitate your account and your use of our Website
  • To provide you support
  • To create advertising campaigns, including targeted ads
  • To track, measure, and analyze our advertising.

The Website does not sell or provide any of your contact information to third-party companies. We will not provide your information to third parties unless you specifically authorize us to share your information or we are compelled by law to do so.

The Nostalgia Diaries may use third-party advertising companies to serve display ads when you visit this website. Those companies may use aggregated personal information about your visits to this and other sites through the use of cookies and other code in order to provide advertisements, including display ads and retargeting ads, about goods and services that may be of interest to you.  You can prevent the use of cookies by adjusting the settings on your web browser.  You can delete cookies using your browser or other programs. Disabling cookies may make using our Website difficult or impossible.

Third-party service providers’ use of your personal information is dictated by their own privacy policies. By using our Website, you agree that you understand their privacy policies. These third party providers include Google Analytics, which tracks information and data about Website traffic and your use of our Website. It may capture your IP address and location. The information collected may be used for advertising, included targeted advertising directly to you. Google’s Privacy Policy can be found HERE.

We also use Mail Chimp to create opt-in forms, collect names and email addresses, and deliver email communications to you. We use the information collected by Mail Chimp to deliver emails and newsletters and other content to you. When you sign up for our newsletter or opt in to receive our content, we may collect and use the information you provide to deliver that content.  Mail Chimp’s own privacy policy can be found HERE.

We may use the Facebook tracking pixel, which is a piece of code that allows us to analyze our advertising and email marketing success by gathering information about your use of our Website and your interaction with our communications and advertising.  We may be able to see when you open an email, what links you click on, what pages you visit, how long you stay on a page, etc.

We sometimes have links to outside companies or third parties on our site or in our posts. These companies may be “affiliates,” which means The Nostalgia Diaries gets a small referral fee if a person clicks on the link and visits that site and purchases goods or services. Affiliate links are created by embedding tracking links into the Website.  If you click on a link, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.  We will tell you if our blog posts or pages contain affiliate links. The Nostalgia Diaries has been in the past and may be in the future  a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites like this Website to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

If we ever have sponsored blog posts, we will make sure you know that too. Transparency is important to us at The Nostalgia Diaries and we want you to trust our opinions and views.

Note that by providing links to other websites on this Website, we are not responsible for or providing any warranty or guarantee concerning the content, policies, performance, or your usage of other websites.

The Nostalgia Diaries reserves the right to move, remove, or replace any content on this site without prior notice.

YOUR RIGHTS:

You have the right to opt-out of future email communications by following unsubscribe links or contacting us at [hello at nostalgiadiaries dot com].

You may access your personal information we have collected by submitting a request to [hello at nostalgiadiaries dot com].

You may contact us at [hello at nostalgiadiaries dot com] to amend or update your personal information.

You may under certain circumstances request that we delete or forget your personal data. Contact us at [hello at nostalgiadiaries dot com] to make this request. Note we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.

DO NOT SUBMIT SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THE WEBSITE:

Never submit sensitive personal information to the Website, including:

  • Social security numbers
  • Bank account numbers
  • Passport information
  • Healthcare related information
  • Medical insurance information
  • Student information
  • Credit and debit card numbers
  • Drivers license and State ID information

If you submit this information, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

THIS IS HOW LONG WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION:

We will keep the personal information we collect concerning you indefinitely, unless you tell us to modify or delete it.

CONTACT US IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS:

Please contact us at hello at nostalgiadiaries dot com if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy.

Last Updated on May 17, 2018.