This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for Stories & Shenanigans (storiesnshenanigans.com). This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve their access to Stories & Shenanigans and identifies repeat visitors. Cookies are an industry standard used by most major websites. Cookies enable this site to track and target the interests of visitors to enhance the reader’s experience. Users of this site may deny the use of and prevent cookies by going to their internet browser settings. 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 up to one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when visitors close their internet 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. The login cookies will be removed if you log out of your account.
If you click our affiliate advertising links, the website may use first and third-party cookies to collect information such as your device’s IP address and browser type and demographic information relating to your use of their website. You can find links to the Privacy Policies for each of those websites below.
Embedded content from other websites
This blog posts customized links, and ads with links, to other sites. If you make a purchase after clicking links or ads to the sites listed below, Stories & Shenanigans receives compensation. This does not increase your cost for items purchased, but does help support our site so we can continue to provide this content to you.
Here are the current programs Stories & Shenanigans receives affiliate compensation from if you click on certain links, at no extra cost to you:
Who we share your data with
Occasionally we may use and share anonymous, collective information about our users with other parties for advertising, marketing, or other uses. An example would be providing details via a media kit to a possible advertiser about how many visitors Stories & Shenanigans receives to its site each month, the country or area most visitors live in.
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.
Stories & Shenanigans does not intentionally or knowingly collect information from children under 16 years old. However, if you are a parent and you believe we’ve collected any identifiable information about your child in our databases, please visit our contact page. or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will remove their information from our records and site as applicable.
If you wish to amend or update your personally identifiable information, no longer wish to receive alerts when we post new articles, or receive other email from us, you may opt-out by following the instructions on the bottom of the email, please visit our contact page or email email@example.com
Last updated October 1, 2020