Privacy Policy

Updated 06 March 2021

The purpose of this website (www.geekygenealogist.com) is to share information on my genealogical research. Advertisements will not be used on this website. However, through the various plugins utilized on this website certain data may be collected. I use plugins (Akismet and JetPack) to keep this WordPress website secure. These programs are owned by Automattic. You can review their privacy statement at https://automattic.com/privacy.


Personal Data Collected:

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. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment. Gravatar is also owned by Automattic.

Contact forms

Currently, I do have not a contact form on this website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on this 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. You will not be able to make a comment without having cookies turned on. However, you will see be able to read the content of this website.

Analytics

Information is collected about visitors who comment by the Akismet anti-spam service. The information collected 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).

Third Party Links:

This website has several links to other websites, please review the privacy policies of those websites. I am not responsible for their content or their policies.

Your Rights Over Your Data:

If you have left a comment, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data this website holds about you. You can also request that your personal data is erased from this website.

For More Information:

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy or you wish to have your information removed, please contact me at:

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