Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://onestarrynight.com.

Disclosure

This site uses affiliate links, which means a commission is earned if you make a purchase via the link. All content and images on this site are protected and may not be reused without written permission from the author.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Comment Policy

You may view our comment policy at https://onestarrynight.com/comment-policy/.

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.

Media

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.

Contact forms

When a visitor fills out a contact form on this website they provide One Starry Night with their name, email address, and IP-address. This information will only be used in order to be able to contact the visitor in return.

We keep contact form submissions for a certain period for customer service purposes, but you do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes.

We do not store your data on the server when you use our contact form. However, it will be emailed to One Starry Night and will reside on the email server.

Cookies

You may view our cookies policy at https://onestarrynight.com/cookies-policy/.

Newsletter

If you choose to subscribe via email (also referred to as subscribing to the newsletter), your name, email address, and IP address will be stored on the provider’s server. In this case we use MailChimp. You may read their privacy policy at https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/.

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics and Clicky Analytics, they are web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”) and Clicky. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google and Clicky on servers in the United States. Google and Clicky will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google and Clicky may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s and Clicky’s behalf. Google and Clicky will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google and Clicky.

We use Google Analytics to analyze our website data. You can view their privacy policy https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.
We also use Clicky Analytics to analyze our website data. You can view their privacy policy at https://clicky.com/terms/privacy.

Non-personal identification information we collect

We may collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they interact with our site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Who we share your data with

We do not sell, trade, or rent users’ personal identification information to others. Certain information may be shared with others when necessary to complete a certain action.

If you post a comment, information about the comment will be sent to Akismet, an automated spam detection service.

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.

Additional information

How we protect your data / What data breach procedures we have in place

One Starry Night undertakes to take all reasonable measures to protect the information you provide us. These measures include, but are not limited to preventing unauthorized access or disclosure, maintaining data accuracy, and ensuring the appropriate use of the information. One Starry Night has in place appropriate physical and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect.

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our site.

Sensitive and private data exchange between the site and its users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.

Plugins

Smush

Note: Smush does not interact with end users on your website. The only input option Smush has is to a newsletter subscription for site admins only. If you would like to notify your users of this in your privacy policy, you can use the information below.

Smush sends images to the WPMU DEV servers to optimize them for web use. This includes the transfer of EXIF data. The EXIF data will either be stripped or returned as it is. It is not stored on the WPMU DEV servers.

Smush uses a third-party email service (Drip) to send informational emails to the site administrator. The administrator’s email address is sent to Drip and a cookie is set by the service. Only administrator information is collected by Drip.

Akismet

We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

Really Simple SSL

Really Simple SSL and Really Simple SSL add-ons do not process any personal identifiable information, so the GDPR does not apply to these plugins or usage of these plugins on your website. You can find our privacy policy here.

Changes to this privacy policy

One Starry Night has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Acceptance of Policy

By using the One Starry Night website, or otherwise providing your personal information to One Starry Night, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use the website or provide any personal information to One Starry Night. Your continued use of the site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contact information

You may contact One Starry Night through the contact form or at contact@onestarrynight.com.