Privacy Policy

Last modified January 4, 2019

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit Lovelightstories.com (the “Site”) and accounts on Facebook®, Instagram®, and LinkedIn® (the “Sites). We may periodically update this Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to do so when we see fit. It is your responsibility to make sure you are aware of our current policies. By using this Site and social media sites as outlined above, you are consenting to this Privacy Policy.

PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Contact information you provide to us: Such information may be submitted to us via the contact form on our website, email, phone call, social media, our mailing list signup form or any other medium. The types of information that we may collect includes your name, phone number, email addresses, website address, mailing address, social media usernames or any other contact information that you provide to us.

Consumption of emails we send: When we send email newsletters to those people that have opted in to receive them, we track who opened these emails as well as who clicked on any of the links placed within the newsletter. We do this to measure what information our email newsletter recipients find valuable in hopes of providing the type of content that a recipient would like to see in the future.

When you visit the Site and other social media sites as described above, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

- “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. Lovelight stories uses cookies to help Lovelight stories identify and track visitors, their usage of http://www.lovelightstories.com, and their website access preferences. Lovelight stories visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Lovelight stories’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Lovelight stories’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies. By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to Lovelight stories's use of cookies. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
  - “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
  - “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Contact Information and Device Information.

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

Contact Information you provide us is used to keep in touch with story updates and newsletters.

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information only as described above for Device or Contact Information.  We do not share, sell or trade your contact information without your consent outside of the uses described above.

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

DO NOT TRACK
Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

YOUR RIGHTS
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you, or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above.  Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.

MINORS
The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 16.

SECURITY
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, yet we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

CHANGES
We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Lovelight stories encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

AFFILIATE DISCLOSURE
This site may use affiliate links from time to time and does earn a commission from certain links. This does not affect your purchases or the price you may pay.

OPT-OUT AND THIRD PARTIES
Lovelight stories collects your personal information when you subsribe to our newsletter through the sites. MailChimp is our third-party mailing list provider and they store your personal information. You may opt-out of receiving emails at any time by clicking "unsubscribe" at the bottom of any MailChimp email we send your way. Review MailChimp's privacy policy here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/. Squarespace is the website host. Review Squarespace's privacy policy here: https://www.squarespace.com/privacy/.

CONTACT US
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at Stephanie@Lovelightstories.com.