Who we are
Among Candles and Tea (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates http://amongcandlesandtea.com (the “Site”)
The term “you” “users” or “visitors” refers to anyone who uses, visits and/or views the website.
By submitting personal data to us, you agree to us using your personal data as follows.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When you access the Site, you may provide certain personal information including but not limited to your name, email address, and avatar image.
This information is collected when you subscribe to a newsletter, contact us, use the search feature on the website, provide comments or any other feedback, fill out a form or enter any other information on the website to communicate with us. We may also use this information to provide you offers and promotions from our partners and/or our affiliates in exchange for a commission without additional cost to you.
This Site automatically collects certain information about you through Google Analytics. Google Analytics collects certain information about your location, browsing history, the pages you visit, the ement you used to access the website, traffic patterns, and other general patterns related to your use of the Site.
This information is used to analyze website statistics related to user behavior and interests, improve our performance and your use of the website and to further enhance our products and services offered to you.
The personal information we do not include are publicly available information from government records, deidentified or aggregated consumer information, and information excluded from the GDPR’s scope.
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.
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.
To assist with sending you requested information, we use Wpforms to collect and store your email address. Wpforms outlines their use of your personal data and anonymized data https://wpforms.com/privacy-policy/ here. You may opt-out of the collection of your data by unsubscribing (we will remove your data) and contacting them using the instructions on their privacy page.
If you leave a comment on our 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. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
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.
As mentioned before, we use Google analytics to record information about the pages a user has seen, for example the URL of the page, time of day, device used, etc. The information that we collect anonymized and sent to Google Analytics for analysis.
Google Analytics mainly uses first-party cookies to report on visitor interactions on this website. Users may disable cookies or delete any individual cookie. Learn more
In addition, Google Analytics supports an optional browser add-on that – once installed and enabled – disables measurement by Google Analytics for any site a user visits. Note that this add-on only disables Google Analytics measurement.
Google Analytics also collects Internet Protocol (IP) addresses to provide and protect the security of the service, and to give website owners a sense of which country, state, or city in the world their users come from (also known as “IP Geolocation”
Who we share your data with
Service Providers and others who help with our business operations and services including, but not limited to, site hosting, maintenance, data analysis, infrastructure provision, IT services, marketing, and analytic;
Other users of the site to identify you to anyone to whom you send messages or make comments through the Services;
Persons or entities with whom you consent to have your Personal Data shared;
Third parties in order to prevent damage to our property (tangible and intangible), for safety reasons, or to collect amounts owed to us;
Third parties as we believe necessary or appropriate, in any manner permitted under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence to: comply with legal process; respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; protect our operations; protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you, or others; and allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.
We will never sell, rent, or lease your Personal Data to a third party.
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.
What rights you have over your data
If you 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.
Most advertising networks offer you a way to opt-out of Interest Based Advertising. If you would like to find out more information, please visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or http://www.youronlinechoices.com.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Third parties have access to your data as noted within this agreement.
Our Services are not directed to and we do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 13. If we become aware that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with Personal Data, we will take steps to remove such data. If you become aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data without your consent, please contact us at hello[at]amongcandlesandtea[dot]com. By using the Services, you are representing to us that you are not under the age of 13.
Protection of personal data
We use reasonable and appropriate physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards to protect personal data from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction, taking into account the nature of the Personal Data and risks involved in processing that information.