Privacy Policy

Last Updated 11/07/2020

Thank you for being here! We will always keep your data safe and secure. Here’s what we would like you to know about how we use your data and why we need it.

At Rose Scented Soul (rosescentedsoul.wordpress.com), one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by Rose Scented Soul and how we use it. You can browse our site without disclosing any of your personal information. Please read it carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website. We will alert you to any changes to this Policy by changing the “last updated” date at the top of this Policy.

What We Collect

Information collected automatically

Rose Scented Soul follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.
Voluntary submission of information by you

If you decide to voluntary submit your information to our Website, we will make sure it is safe and secure. You may submit your information by posting a comment, subscribing to Rose Scented Soul or by submitting a contact form.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Cookies are created and stored on your computer when your browser loads a particular website. The website sends information to the browser which then creates a text file, known as a “cookie”. Every time you go back to the same website, the browser retrieves and sends this “cookie” file to the website.

Like any other website, Rose Scented Soul uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites. You can also visit allaboutcookies.org for more information.

If you choose not to use cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of Rose Scented Soul. However, please be aware that rejecting cookies does not mean that ads will not be visible when you view the Website.

Advertising Partners

Some of advertisers on our site, such as Google may use cookies and web beacons. It uses cookies, known as DART cookies, to serve ads to our site visitors based upon their visit to rosescentedsoul.wordpress.com and other sites on the internet. Sometimes the Website may engage in with third-party companies, such as Instagram or Google in re-marketing efforts. These companies use cookies to present ads based on your past visits to the Website. Such tracking is done directly by the third parties through their own servers and is subject to their own privacy policies.

How Your Information May Be Used

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on Rose Scented Soul, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit. Please note that Rose Scented Soul has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

We may use information provided by you to identify you as a user of the website. This would allow us to send you promotional information, such as newsletters. You can always opt-out of future mails. It would also allow us to respond to your comments or inquires, provide you with user support and, when necessary, protect and investigate against unauthorized or illegal activity.

Once in a while, we may use anonymous data. This data will not identify you alone in any way or when combined with data collected from other parties. The reason for this may be to provide other parties for advertising purposes, marketing, or other use. An example of this type of anonymous data, is information that may have been collected from cookies.

Third Party Privacy Policies

We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information. Rose Scented Soul’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites.

Rose Scented Soul currently uses the following third-party service providers:

Google Analytics – This service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics. You can read more about Google’s privacy policy at Google’s Privacy Policy.

Your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications at this time. This list may be amended from time to time in the Website’s sole discretion.

Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.

Your Rights

The following relate to the information that you have provided to use:

Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at rosescentedsoul@gmail.com to be removed from our mailing list.

Access and Change – You can submit a request to rosescentedsoul@gmail.com to access your personal information and/or to amend it.

Forget – If you wish for any of your information that was submitted to the website to be erased please submit a request to rosescentedsoul@gmail.com

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes or when required by law.

Submission of information that is sensitive

We would like to advice you that at no time should you submit sensitive personal information to Our Website. This includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or memberships. If you select to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

Delete All Data

You have the right to request that we delete all data that we hold about you, and we must delete such data without undue delay. There are exceptions to this right, such as when keeping your data is required by law, is necessary to exercise the right of freedom of expression and information, is required for compliance with a legal obligation, or is necessary for the exercise or defense of legal claims. Such a request may result in termination of your account with us and you may have limited or no use of our website.

Children’s Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

Rose Scented Soul does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 16. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately at rosescentedsoul@gmail.com and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Disclosure

Information shown on Rose Scented Soul is intended for information, education and entertainment purposes only and is not meant to be taken as nutritional, financial or professional advice. The views expressed on this website are personal opinions only. While all attempts are made to present accurate information, it may not be appropriate for your specific circumstances. We are not nutritional, financial or professional experts and you should seek out a professional before making any changes to your diet or financial decisions.

Rose Scented Soul does not hold any liability with regard to nutritional decisions or financial results based on the use of the information provided here.

Furthermore, advertisers, commenters, and linked sites are solely responsible for their views and content – which do not necessarily represent the views of Rose Scented Soul.

Rose Scented Soul will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. Rose Scented Soul will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information.

Copyright and intellectual property information

All content included on this site is and shall continue to be the property of Rose Scented Soul and is protected under applicable copyright, patent, trademark, and other proprietary rights. Any copying, redistribution, use, or publication by you of any such content or any part of the Website is prohibited without express written permission by Rose Scented Soul. Under no circumstances will you acquire any ownership rights or other interest in any content by or through your use of this site.

You have our permission to use a link to our Website from your website. You may use one photo from any of my personal recipes only, with mandatory do-follow link back to the post on our Website where it originated. We do not allow re-posting an entire recipe, using photos without linking back or presenting any of our content as your own. Any distribution of content from Rose Scented Soul beyond what is described herein constitutes copyright infringement.

Before using any content from this Website in any other form, please contact me for permission at rosescentedsoul@gmail.com. All work is copyright of Rose Scented Soul.

Rose Scented Soul grants you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive license to use this site and our proprietary content solely for your own personal use and not for republication, distribution, assignment, sub-license, sale, preparation of derivative works, or other use. You agree not to copy materials on the site, reverse engineer or break into the site, or use materials, products or services in violation of any law. The use of this website is at the discretion of Rose Scented Soul and Rose Scented Soul may terminate your use of this website at any time.

Take-down Requests

Once in a while, the Websites will publish posts with images from other third-party websites. We always seek permission to use these images. Any such use is intended considered fair use under copyright laws and is fully attributed to the owner. If you believe that your copyrighted work has been used on the Websites in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and falls outside of fair use, please contact us at rosescentedsoul@gmail.com and we will remove the image within 24 to 48 hours.

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its Terms and Conditions.