Who we are
This is A Natural Curiosity, a blog all about how nature can be a healing and enriching part of your life. The website address is: https://anaturalcuriosity.org/.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
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.
We collect personal data via contact forms for email marketing purposes. You must opt in to receive our emails in order to subscribe to our lists or to receive any freebies or offers made available on this site.
Please note that information you submit to us will never be sold or spammed. We value your trust in us!
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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.
We make use of Google Analytics on this site for statistical purposes. Please bear in mind that Google may collect personal data from you while you are browsing this site.
Who we share your data with
We only share data with third-party entities that are directly involved with this site’s purpose (e.g., MailerLite for email marketing, Google Analytics for stats, etc.). We will not sell your data, nor will we ever spam your accounts.
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. Additionally, we may send your data to other third-party entities that are directly involved with this site’s purpose (e.g., MailerLite for email marketing, Google Analytics for stats, etc.). We will not sell your data, nor will we ever spam your accounts.
Your contact information
You can reach the blog owner by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
How we protect your data
This site is encrypted via an SSL certificate to help ensure data integrity and security.
What data breach procedures we have in place
If a data breach occurs, we will immediately contact all involved parties, including third-party vendors and site users. We will work with all third-party vendors to expeditiously resolve the breach.
What third parties we receive data from
We use Facebook Ads and Amazon Affiliate services.