Who we are
Our website address is: https://kia-splace.ca.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When you leave a comment, our site requests your e-mail address be entered. Your name is optional, but it is stored should you enter it. If you contact us with a questions we will request your e-mail address be entered, and your name being optional, but is stored if entered. When subscribing for blog updates your email is required as part of the subscription process.
When and 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, e-mail 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.
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.
Who we share your data with
We do not share your data, nor do we sell any information to other companies or individuals.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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.
3rd Party Services Used
When you request blog updates be e-mailed to you, this is handled by a third party service called MailChimp. They will store your name and e-mail in order to send you the mail.
Analytics data is stored with Google, but does not contain any information that will allow them, or us, to identify you. This includes e-mail addresses, names and IP addresses.
Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.
As a member of various Design Teams, I receive and use products provided to me to help promote them, however, all opinions expressed on this blog, along with my social media platforms, are my own. I participate in affiliate programs, which means I may receive a small fee when you purchase using my links at no additional cost to you.
GDPR (FOR MY EU VISITORS)
In line with new Data Protection legislation (GDPR), please note that in commenting or linking a project you do so with the knowledge that your name, comment and/or project are visible to all who visit this blog and thereby consent to the use of that personal information for that specific purpose, only.