I have also added information regarding your privacy rights under the GDPR.
Sincerely, Marina Macario
2) WHO I AM
I am an Astrologer who provides consultations, astrological writing via my website Evolutionary Astro. I reside in the United States.
3) YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Personal data is any data regarding you that could help someone to identify you. It is individual information pertaining to you, and it is not anonymous.
Anonymous data is any data where the identity has been removed from the statistical data, and could not help to identify an individual.
I collect several types of information from my site visitors in order to enhance on site visit experience. This personal data falls into these categories:
ANONYMOUS DATA such as statistical or demographic data for the purposes of monitoring site traffic. Anonymous (or aggregate) Data may be derived from your personal data, but is not considered personal data because you cannot be identified by the information.
CONTACT DATA includes address, delivery address and email address (Through Paypal if you order an eBook or reading)
IDENTITY DATA includes first name, last name, and social media username (where applicable).
MARKETING DATA includes your preferences in receiving direct marketing from me. This includes your subscription to my Newsletter.
PROFILE DATA includes your username and password, as well as information regarding purchases, orders or donations made by you on my site.
TECHNICAL DATA includes your internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and version, time zone, location, browser extensions and version information, operating system and platform.
TRACKING DATA includes information I or others collect about you from cookies and similar tracking technologies. For example, I provide cookies so that your browser may store small pieces
of my website in order to make your future site visits faster.
TRANSACTION DATA includes the payment information provided by you and your financial institution when you complete a purchase with me.
USAGE DATA includes information about how you use my website, products, and services.
To provide better content and service, darkstarastrology.com uses Google Analytics to monitor traffic and visitor behavior on my site. Your IP, city, state, operating system, and on-page behavior may be tracked by Google Analytics. If you continue to use my site, you acknowledge acceptance of this monitoring by Google Analytics which is utilized to enhance your on site experience and is looked at it as anonymous data since it is not personally identifiable.
I do not collect any information regarding your race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religious or philosophical belief, personal lifestyle, criminal convictions or offences, or any biometric data.
I also do not knowingly collect information from site visitors under the age of 13.
4) HOW I COLLECT PERSONAL DATA
I may collect two basic types of information about my site visitors: specific information you may provide directly as a result of interacting with my website, and general visit information collected indirectly by software including WordPress, WooCommerce and related Plugins.
DIRECT (VISITOR PROVIDED DATA)
This specific information includes personal data you provide when you:
sign up to receive my Newsletter.
contact me directly via my Contact Form and request information be sent to you; order my products or services;
contact me directly via email, or on my website;
VIA SOFTWARE (INDIRECTLY)
I may automatically collect Technical Data about your browser, platform, and browsing pattern while you are on my website.
GENERAL DATA COLLECTION PRACTICE
I only collect the data necessary to enhance your site visit experience and complete any tasks you initiate on my site. For example, you may provide your email to me via a message on my contact form which allows me to communicate with you via email reply.
4) HOW I USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
To complete an order and maintain a record of sales for my taxes For fraud investigation in compliance with the law
When I need to comply with a law or regulation such as the GDPR To enhance your site experience
To complete contractual obligations with you (like delivering my Newsletter to you after you opt in)
Cookies are basic pieces of information stored in your browser that enhance your overall site experience. They make the site faster and help the site remember where to take you after you submit a form.
My site cookies collect anonymous data, and are not personally identifiable.
My website may also include cookies from third parties including links to social media. These cookies are controlled by these third parties.
You can disable cookies in your browser, but your website experience may be limited on my site as weIl as on other sites as cookies are necessary to perform certain functions.
6) HOW I MAY SHARE PERSONAL DATA
I may share personal data with the following types of third parties:
Technology service providers (i.e. web hosting company)
As required by law
I select third parties to work with who adhere to the laws and best practices of the Internet. Any information shared with these third parties is only to enhance my website and your website visit experience, not to directly enhance the private interests of these third parties. They may not use the information for any purpose other than my agreed upon website related purpose.
7) PAYMENT INFORMATION
EvolutionaryAstro.com uses Venmo to process payments made for products and services via the website. Your checkout experience is completed on Venmo’s servers.
8) MY DATA SECURITY PROTOCOL
I have strict security measures in place to protect your information. Your personal data is protected, and used only on a need-to-know basis as required to perform necessary site or other contractual based items. I believe that the less people with access to your information, the better, and I have designed my data security practices with that philosophy as my guiding principle.
I have systems in place to notify me immediately of any suspected or confirmed web breach where your personal data may have been exposed. I will notify you via email in the event that I am legally required to do so.
9) THIRD-PARTY LINKS
10) MY DATA RETENTION POLICY
I will only keep your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes I collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
If you make a purchase from my site or enter into a financial transaction with me, I must retain this information for 7 years for tax and legal record keeping purposes.
In some circumstances, you can ask me to delete your data. For example, when you unsubscribe from my Newsletter, you may then contact me and ask me to delete your subscriber information including email and name. Your anonymous aggregate data will remain, as it is not legally protected data.
I may use and reuse any anonymous data I collect on my site in perpetuity for the purposes of continuing to improve my website for the enjoyment of my site visitors.
11) HOW TO ACCESS YOUR DATA WITH ME
You will not have to pay a fee to access my personal data with me one time. However, additional requests are subject to review and fees. I am not required to comply if the request is illegal, unnecessary, or otherwise protected.
I will request specific information from you to help me confirm your identity before allowing you to access a copy of your sensitive data. I do not provide your private data to inquiring third parties except as required by law.
You may be provided 1 free copy of your basic data as part of your access or deletion request.
I will respond to your initial data request within 1 month. I may need further information from you in order to complete the process.
Who we are
Our website address is: https://evolutionaryastro.com.
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.
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 Cookies
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.
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.
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.
Who we share your data with
By default WordPress does not share any personal data with anyone.
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.
We collect information about you during the checkout process on our store. This information may include, but is not limited to, your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, credit card/payment details and any other details that might be requested from you for the purpose of processing your orders.
Handling this data also allows us to:
– Send you important account/order/service information.
– Respond to your queries, refund requests, or complaints.
– Process payments and to prevent fraudulent transactions. We do this on the basis of our legitimate business interests.
– Set up and administer your account, provide technical and/or customer support, and to verify your identity.
Additionally we may also collect the following information:
– Location and traffic data (including IP address and browser type) if you place an order, or if we need to estimate taxes and shipping costs based on your location.
– Product pages visited and content viewed while your session is active.
– Your comments and product reviews if you choose to leave them on our website.
– Account email/password to allow you to access your account, if you have one.
– If you choose to create an account with us, your name, address, and email address, which will be used to populate the checkout for future orders.