Last updated December 19, 2020.
We recognize that your privacy is important. Below outlines the types of personal information we receive and collect when you visit chronic-joy.org. as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard information. We hope this will help you to make an informed decision about sharing personal information with us.
Chronic Joy® strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness, and integrity in all of our operations. Likewise, we are dedicated to protecting the privacy of our online visitors and customers.
Who we are
Our website address is: https://chronic-joy.org.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Subscription and Contact Form Information
Chronic Joy® collects personally identifiable information from our visitors on a voluntary basis. This information is collected if you request information from us, sign-up to join an email list or mailing list, complete a contact form, or purchase a product. Personal information collected on a voluntary basis may include: name, postal addresses, email address, telephone number, and date of birth for the sole purpose of distributing Chronic Joy updates. Your information is never shared or sold to another party.
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
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 may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service, including but not limited to Google Analytics.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page:
Children’s Online Privacy
This website is directed at adults; while there is content for children under 13, it is intended for use at the discretion and under the supervision of parents. Parents may choose to provide information about their child(ren) for the purpose of receiving email posts and mailings throughout the year containing age-appropriate packets for their child(ren). A child’s personal information is for internal purposes and we do not disclose it. Permission can be revoked at any time by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
This site participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
The website contains outbound links to third-party websites. While these websites were checked at the time of the relevant post, their information and content may change. Third-party sites are linked in good faith.
Agreement of Terms
At the bottom of every post email, there is an option to unsubscribe. This will stop emails from being sent, however it does not remove your profile or contact information. To revoke consent and have your information deleted, please contact us directly.
Your use of this site indicates acceptance of this policy.