Natural Skin Care Junkie’s Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Updated May 16, 2018.

NaturalSkinCareJunkie.com takes the nature of private information very seriously. We know you care about how your information is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so with the utmost care. The purpose of this privacy policy is for you (the “User”) to understand how we collect and use the personal information you provide to us through NaturalSkinCareJunkie.com.

NaturalSkinCareJunkie.com may use your personal account information to operate, maintain, customize and personalize your experience with the Website. Following is more information about this.

Your Email

I never collect personal information without your knowledge. If I ask for information like your name or e-mail address it’s because you have volunteered to give it to me. For example, if you sign up for my online newsletter (i.e. The Holistic Path To Natural Skin Care), participate in a competition, purchase a product, or get in touch through my ‘contact’ page.

When joining an email list on NaturalSkinCareJunkie.com (like the Holistic Path To Natural Skin Care) you will always be given the opportunity to opt-out of emails if you decide that you don’t want to hear from me any more.

If you purchase a product I will use the information to send you your product, and may send a few additional emails to let you know it’s been shipped, let you know if it goes on sale, or share promotions about other related products. Again, you can opt-out of these at any time and in any email I send you.

I have an email list for customers and Holistic Path subscribers, so if you are on both lists you may have to unsubscribe twice. This is common practice for web-based businesses.

I hate spam and I hate excessive emails. I always try to balance the need to give you what you want and go above and beyond with additional information or offers. If you feel my balance is off or you aren’t getting what you expected I want to hear about it! You can also unsubscribe at any time!

The services  I use to collect your email address is Mailchimp combined with Gravity Forms. These are both business services that make it possible for me to collect your email address on NaturalSkinCareJunkie.com.

Gravity Forms creates the forms. Your name, your email, and the page or form that you signed up for the Holistic Path are included. This allows me to see which forms people like, and whether or not I should move or delete them all-together.

Mailchimp is a secure email service that actually helps reduce spam. It knows when its users send spam and will delete their accounts. It also makes it possible for me to send you the charts which are part of Holistic Path To Natural Skin Care right away. You get them a lot more quickly because of this. I can also see who hasn’t opened any emails in x-months, and then delete them from the list (as this is a sign of non-interest). I review the list of people who haven’t opened their emails approximately every 6 months, and automatically delete them.

Server Logs

When you use the NaturalSkinCareJunkie.com Website, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends whenever you visit any website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, IP address, browser type, browser language, platform type, number of clicks, domain names, the amount of time spent on particular pages, the date and time of your request, and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.

IP Address

Each time a User visits the NaturalSkinCareJunkie.com Website, we may collect information regarding the User’s browser type and Internet Protocol (“IP”) address and store such information through use of “cookies.” You can set your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. However, if you set your browser to disable all cookies, some features of the NaturalSkinCareJunkie.com Website may not function properly.

If we obtain IP addresses, usage data and browser information from our Users, we may (but are not obligated to) use such information for the following purposes: (a) to diagnose and prevent service or technology problems that are associated with the IP addresses; (b) to help us provide you with customized content and promotions that match your stated preferences.

Ecommerce

I use WooCommerce as the E-Commerce/shopping cart platform on NaturalSkinCareJunkie.com.

When sales are made I have access to the purchasers name, email address, along with what was purchased and when. If you purchase a product that needs to be mailed to a physical address, it will also include your mailing address. This allows me to mail your product to you. I will keep this information on file for approximately 3 years. So, if you haven’t purchased anything within 3 years of your first purchase I will delete your information. I have chosen to keep it for this period of time just in case you need information about a purchase. This information is private and not shared with anyone else, but if you want me to delete it please just send me a message. You are also welcome to edit this information in the “My Account” section.

For tax purposes, I will keep sales information, excluding your name and email address for up to 7 years. This is a requirement by law. But since they don’t need to know who purchased or

You can get more information about WooCommerce usage tracking here.

In order to allow you to pay with a credit card or PayPal I have connected Paypal and Stripe to my shopping cart. By using these payment methods, I do no have access to your credit card or bank information. This is encrypted information within PayPal and Stripe.

  • Would you like more info on Stripe and what they are doing to protect your data? Click here.
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Security

Although NaturalSkinCareJunkie.com takes reasonable security measures to safeguard your private information against unauthorized use or access, NaturalSkinCareJunkie.com cannot guaranty the security of any information you provide to or from our online services. NaturalSkinCareJunkie.com can provide no guaranty that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of any of our security measures. All Website transmissions are solely at your own risk.

Google Adsense

Sometimes I share Google ads on my site. If you elect to click on an advertisement on my site which is generated by Google AdSense, a cookie may be dropped on your browser. The data gathered from these cookies will be used to help AdSense publishers better serve and manage the adverts on site(s) and across the web.

Google uses the “DoubleClick Cookie” to serve ads. This cookie enables Google to serve ads to users based on their visits to sites on the Web. To learn more about the Google Adsense policy and / or to opt out of the use of their cookies, please follow this link to the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Sharing Other Company Products

If I find a product I LOVE, and I think will help you make amazing skin care products I will sometimes share this with you in or as part of a blog post or email. Sometimes these will be affiliate products (where I receive a commission when you purchase). In these instances, you will purchase the product from them. Currently I share some great products for sale on Amazon as well as Plant Therapy. But as my experience to new products grows, this may change. Other times, I won’t have any affiliate arrangement with a product I promote. Sharing the best with you, always comes first. Affiliate commission is a bonus, but not a necessity to sharing great products!

Parents and Children

I work hard to make sure that NaturalSkinCareJunkie.com is a family-friendly site. However, it is not intended for use by children without parental supervision, particularly children under sixteen years of age.

I operate in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and will never knowingly collect or use personal information from anyone under 16 years of age. Children between the ages of 13 and 17 must have permission from a parent or legal guardian before purchasing anything from our site, asking questions or sharing stories.

If you’re worried about your children’s activities or their privacy on our site, please e-mail me through my ‘Get in touch‘ page.

User Responsibilities

You have no obligation to provide personal information to NaturalSkinCareJunkie.com and may, at any time, decline to submit personal account information through the Website, in which case NaturalSkinCareJunkie.com may not be able to provide certain services to you. Please note that media files uploaded by Users to the Website cannot be removed, are not subject to this Privacy Policy and remain subject to our Terms of Use. Although This is never associated with your name or email address. .com takes reasonable measures to protect your privacy and security, it is also your responsibility to protect your personal account information. We strongly recommend that you take reasonable steps to maintain the secrecy of your account information at all times by keeping your account name and password secret and remembering to log off all computers when use is finished.

Changes to this Policy

NaturalSkinCareJunkie.come may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in NaturalSkinCareJunkie.com’s sole discretion. Any such changes will be posted on this page and the effective date thereof will be indicated at the top of the page.

Agreeing to terms

Clicking on the “Yes, Thank You” cookie message on my site confirms that you agree to the terms. If you do not agree to it, do not click on the Yes, Thank You” link and please do not use this site or any of the services I offer. This message will appear every 4 days so you can always change your

Questions

Should you have any questions regarding our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us at susanna@naturalskincarejunkie.com

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