Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

WHAT INFORMATION DO I COLLECT?

What Personal Data I Collect And Why I Collect It

Information You Voluntarily Submit To The Website:

I may collect personal information from you such as your name and/or email address. This may be when you submit information to Melissa Morgan Jazz by leaving a comment or subscribing to a newsletter. In addition, you are able to create a user profile, which allows you to create a username and password. I will store the username, but your password will not be visible in my records.

Information I Collect from Others:

You may link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Twitter accounts to your user profile.  If you choose to link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Twitter accounts to your user profile, I will receive your name, email address and profile picture associated with that account.

Automatically-Collected Information:

The site automatically collects certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use Melissa Morgan Jazz, it will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. I may also collect information about how you use my Website, such as links clicked.

Cookies:

My site may also log information using cookies, these are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. We may use both session cookies, these expire when you close your browser, and also persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalised experience on the Website and a quicker loading time.

HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED?

I may use the information collected in the following ways:

  • To operate and maintain the Website;
  • For creating your account, identify you as a user of the Website, and customize the Website for your account;
  • Sending you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings on the bottom;
  • For responding to your comments or inquiries;
  •  Providing you with user support;
  •  Tracking and measuring advertising on the Website;
  • To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.

Third-Party Use Of Personal Information

I may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorise me to share your information.

Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.

Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.

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.

These websites may also collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Anonymous Data

From time to time, wImay use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.

Publicly Visible Information

If you create a user profile on the Website or leave a comment, certain information may be publicly visible.  To create a user profile, you must choose a username and password and input your email address for profile confirmation.  Your email address will never be available publicly.  At your option, you may also add an avatar, a profile description, and a link to your website.

You may also choose to link your Facebook, Instagram, and Google Account.

Users may see your username, avatar, profile description and website information.

How long do I keep your data?

Comments

When a visitor leaves a comment on the site I 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 leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so I can approve any and reply to any comments needing a follow-up comment.

For users that register to Melissa Morgan Jazz I also store the personal information you provide in your user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username).

If you leave a comment on Melissa Morgan Jazz you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are to make life easier, so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

On the Website, you may subscribe to my newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, I may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.

What rights do you have over your personal data?

How I protect your data

If you have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data I hold about you, including any data you have provided. You can also request that I erase any personal data I hold about you. This does not include any data I am obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where will I send your data?

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Rights of your personal information

Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at [email protected] to be removed from our mailing list.

Access – You may access the personal information I have about you by submitting a request to [email protected]

Amend – You may contact me at [email protected] to amend or update your personal information.

Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to [email protected]

Please note that I may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when they are required by law.

Sensitive Personal Information

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website. This includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

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