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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. The information below explains what data we collect, how it is used, stored, disclosed, and transferred. By using this website, you agree to the use of the data as described in this Privacy Policy,

Who we are

“We”, “Us” “Our” refers to the MedicMum101 authors and blogging team of this website (the “Site”) https://medicmum101.co.uk. “You”, “Your” refers to yourself as a reader or user of the website. You can contact us at amal@medicmum101.co.uk.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

When you visit our website, we collect and store data about your visit to the Site. We also collect data via cookies and and third-party social networking websites such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook.

Usage data

We may collect information about how you have accessed the website, including your device’s IP address, browser type, browser version, pages visited, the date of the visit, time spent browsing pages, unique device identifiers and other technical data.

Comments

When you leave a comment on the site, the data shown in the comments form along with your IP address and browser user agent string is collected in order to detect spam. An anonymised string created from your email address may be provided to the Gravatar service to establish if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy can be found here: htts:/automattic.com/privacy/. Your profile picture becomes visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

 If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images that include embedded location data (EXIF GPS) as visitors to the website can download and extract location data that may be embedded on images on the site.

Contact forms

When you submit a contact form, details such as your name and email address are required to communicate with you and will be stored for the purposes of resolving the query. Only information that is necessary to provide this service will be requested. 

Email subscriptions 

Your name and email address are required to set up a subscription service. You may unsubscribe from this service at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the email or by contacting us. Your personal information will only be stored for as long as the subscription service is provided to you. If you choose to unsubscribe, we will not send you any further information unless you choose to re-subscribe in the future or contact us with another query that requires resolving.

Cookies

Cookies are small data files that are stored on your device as text files when websites are loaded in a browser. They are commonly used to ‘remember’ you and your preferences. If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt in to saving your details such as your name, email address and website in cookies. This is so that you do not have to complete these details again when you leave another comment. Cookies for this purpose will last for one year. If you visit our login page, a temporary cookie will be set to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain any personal data and will be deleted when you close your browser.

When you log in, several cookies will be set up to save your login information and your screen display choices. These login cookies last for 2 days, and screen option cookies last for a 1 year. By selecting “Remember Me”, your login persists for 2 weeks. Login cookies will be removed if you log out of your account.

An additional cookie is saved in your browser if you edit or publish an article. This is to indicate the post ID of the edited article and no personal data is included. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Embedded content (e.g. images, videos, articles, etc) may be included on this site. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same manner as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may use cookies, collect data about you, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content. If you have an account and are logged into that website, this includes tracking your interaction with the embedded content.

Social Media

If you follow any of our social media accounts/channels (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube Channel), your personal information will be subject to their privacy policies.

Who we share your data with

WordPress Plugins on this website may pass data, including personal information, to external servers to process. This website may use other third-party service providers which may use your personal information, which will be subject to their own privacy policies. We use MonsterInsights and Google Analytics which tracks website usage and details information about the way users use the website. We use this service to know how best to improve our website. Google Analytics will take note of your IP address but not other personal information.

We implement reCAPTHCHA v3 on our Site and your use of reCAPTCHA v3 is subject to Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. ReCAPTCHA is only used to precent spam and misuse of the Site.

This site uses Google Adsense. Third-party vendors and ad networks may also serve ads on the site. This means that third party vendors, including Google, uses cookies to serve advertisements (ads) specific to your interests based on your previous visits to the site or other websites. You may opt out of personalised ads by visiting www.google.co.uk/ads and opt out of third-party vendors use of cookies for personalised ads by visiting www.aboutads.info.

How long we retain your data

Any comments left on the website and its metadata are stored indefinitely so that we can recognise and approve follow-up comments automatically. We may also continue to store information to ensure compliance with applicable laws and resolve any disputes. Your information will only be stored for as long as necessary and for the purposes set forth in this Privacy Policy.

What rights you have over your data

You can request to receive an exported file of the personal information we hold about you. You can request that we delete any personal information. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Your information, including personal information may be transferred to and stored outside of your country or other government jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those from where you are located. We may be required to disclose your personal information in order to comply with applicable laws, ensure that the rights and property of the website are maintained, or resolve any legal disputes. We will not sell your personal information.

Links to other sites

Our website may contain third-party links. Clicking on these links will direct you to that third-party’s website. We have no control and assume no responsibility for the content, practices, or data protection procedures and privacy policies of those websites. You should review the privacy policies of any other websites you visit.

How we protect your information

We take your privacy very seriously and use appropriate practices and security measures to ensure that data collection, storage, and processing of that data is protected. Despite our best efforts and intentions, we cannot guarantee its absolute security even with these measures in place.

Children’s Information

This website does not collect personal information from children under the age of 16.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We will make amendments to this Privacy Policy as necessary to ensure the information provided is accurate as changes to the website are made, and to ensure that we continue to keep you fully informed. Please check back periodically to review this Privacy Policy for any changes.

Contact information

We can be contacted by sending an email to amal@medicmum101.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

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