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On this page, you can find information regarding the handling of personal information that is gathered on this website.

A large part of the information, gathered by my Analytics tools for example, is non-personally-identifying information. When you sign up for the newsletter, however, you consent to share personally identifying information for the purpose of receiving the newsletter.

The data gathered on this website is used for the following purposes:

  • Getting insight into the usage of this website to improve it, measure its success and develop new services and products
  • Getting insight into the interest in certain topics, content or services to offer these topics, content or services within an affiliate program (see below) or other means to support this website and podcast financially
  • Sending you regular email updates about the podcast, website or related services and products (after your consent by signing up for the newsletter)
  • Getting insight into your consumption of these email updates to improve them and/or develop new service and/or products
  • Sending you customized messages on other platforms, like Facebook (please see below), to promote the podcast, website and/or other related services and products

The Lesbian Romantic (a website and podcast by Cheesecake Media) uses Mailchimp to collect and process the data you share to receive the newsletters. For EU residents, it’s important to know Cheesecake Media has a separate agreement to transfer the data to servers in the United States.

The Lesbian Romantic (a website and podcast by Cheesecake Media) uses a website host with a great reputation for security and stability. Analytics and other tools/services  are implemented only when they are developed and supported by reputable partners. This website uses SSL technology to encrypt the communication between its server and your browser.

Below, you can find extra information and the full privacy disclaimer. Transparency about privacy is very important to me. You can contact me through email at Sigrid(at)lesbianromantic.com with any questions you might have, or any requests to remove, edit or access the personally identifying data gathered about you.

Sigrid

 

Affiliate links

The Lesbian Romantic website contains links and references to products and services that may include affiliate programs, sponsorships or other business relationships. Simply said, it means that whenever you click on one of those links here, and buy a product or service, I may get a small percentage of its price. This helps support The Lesbian Romantic podcast by Cheesecake Media. This affiliate link tracking is done by using cookies.

Cookies

This website uses cookies. Cookies are files stored in your browser and are used to help personalise your web experience. You can find out more below. If you wish to disable the use of cookies and opt out, please check these links:

Opt out instructions by the US government
How to opt out of Data Tracking, by Mashable
https://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin
http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/

This website has implemented the following cookies/pixels/tags:

  • Google Analytics implementation, advertising features included
  • Facebook pixel (for retargeting) (please see https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ for more info about Facebook’s privacy policy)
  • Mailchimp pixel for email follow up and trackingOther cookies and pixels might be implemented or triggered, but might not have been added to this list yet.

If you wish to block these cookies, you can delete them or use a plugin to block them using the links above! Ghostery also is a great option. 

The official privacy disclaimer

I have tried my best to inform you about privacy in a way that’s easy to understand. Now, below, you can find the official (standard) privacy policy as provided by the WordPress plugin I implemented to stay up to date with the latest (standard) policy disclaimers. You can also check out the Terms of Service here.

Privacy Policy for The Lesbian Romantic (a website and podcast by Cheesecake Media BVBA):

Lesbian Romantic, a site by Cheesecake Media BVBA ("Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA)") operates lesbianromantic.com and may operate other websites. It is Lesbian Romantic's (Cheesecake Media BVBA) policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Lesbian Romantic's (Cheesecake Media BVBA) purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Lesbian Romantic's (Cheesecake Media BVBA) visitors use its website. From time to time, Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on lesbianromantic.com blogs/sites. Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Lesbian Romantic's (Cheesecake Media BVBA) websites choose to interact with Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) in ways that require Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at lesbianromantic.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA). Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Lesbian Romantic's (Cheesecake Media BVBA) behalf or to provide services available at Lesbian Romantic's (Cheesecake Media BVBA) websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Lesbian Romantic's (Cheesecake Media BVBA) websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA), third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) website and have supplied your email address, Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) uses cookies to help Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) identify and track visitors, their usage of Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) website, and their website access preferences. Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Lesbian Romantic's (Cheesecake Media BVBA) websites, with the drawback that certain features of Lesbian Romantic's (Cheesecake Media BVBA) websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA), or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy for The Lesbian Romantic (a website and podcast by Cheesecake Media BVBA) Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) may change its Privacy Policy for The Lesbian Romantic (a website and podcast by Cheesecake Media BVBA) from time to time, and in Lesbian Romantic's (Cheesecake Media BVBA) sole discretion. Lesbian Romantic (Cheesecake Media BVBA) encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy for The Lesbian Romantic (a website and podcast by Cheesecake Media BVBA). If you have a lesbianromantic.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy for The Lesbian Romantic (a website and podcast by Cheesecake Media BVBA) will constitute your acceptance of such change.