Last Revised: May 25th, 2018
This policy explains what we collect, what we use and how you can interact with SamanthaKelly.com in order to ensure the accuracy of the data we collect and use.
Collection of Information
We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you create an account, use the Website, submit or access images, or otherwise communicate with us. The type of data that we collect and process includes:
Your email address.
Your IP address.
We collect some or all of this information in the following cases:
You register as a member on this site.
You fill out our contact form.
You browse this site. See "Information Collected by Cookies" below.
To request removal of your personal information from our website, please refer to the section "Your Choices" in this policy.
Information Collected by Cookies
We and our service providers use various technologies, including cookies and web beacons, to collect information about you when you interact with our Website, including information about your browsing behavior and user experience. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us to improve the Website and your experience, see which areas and features of the Website are popular and count visits. We may also collect information using web beacons (also known as "tracking pixels"). Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in the Website or emails and help deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon. We may also collect information about your browsing behavior through real time user session recordings. For more information about cookies, and how to disable them, please see "Your Choices" below.
We may also receive information about you from other sources, such as publicly available information, and link or combine that with information we collect about you.
How We Use Your Personal Data
We will only use your personal data when the applicable local law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:
For the purposes of making you a registered member of our site.
We may use your email address to inform you of activity on our site.
Your IP address is recorded when you perform certain actions on our site. Your IP address is never publicly visible.
Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.
Where you declare your valid consent to use it.
Note that we may process your personal data for more than one lawful ground depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data.
Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.
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Retention of Personal Information
We will only retain your Personal Data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
Where permissible, we will also delete your Personal Data upon your request. Information on how to make a deletion request can be found under “Your Choices”.
The period for which we keep your Personal Information that is necessary for compliance and legal enforcement purposes varies and depend on the nature of our legal obligations and claims in the individual case.
If you have questions about our data retention practices, please send us an e-mail at contact [at] samanthakelly [dot] com.
SamanthaKelly.com takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
Transfer of Information
You may update, correct or erase information about you at any time by emailing us with your request at contact [at] samanthakelly [dot] com.
Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of the Website.
You may opt out of receiving promotional emails or messages from SamanthaKelly.com by following the instructions on the bottom of those emails or by emailing us with your request at contact [at] samanthakelly [dot] com. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional communications, such as those about your account or our ongoing service relationship.
Your Rights Related to Your Personal Information
Subject to local law, you have certain rights regarding the Personal Information we collect, use or disclose and that is related to you, including the right to receive information on the Personal Information concerning we hold about you and how such Personal Information is used (right to access);
to rectify inaccurate Personal Information concerning you (right to data rectification);
to delete/erase your Personal Information (right to erasure/deletion, “right to be forgotten”);
to receive the Personal Information provided by you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to transmit those Personal Information to another data controller (right to data portability)
to object to the use of your Personal Information where such use is based on our legitimate interests or on public interests (right to object); and
in some cases, to restrict our use of your Personal Information (right to restriction of processing).
If we ask for your consent to use your Personal Information, you can withdraw your consent at any time. Note that in case of a withdrawal of your consent you may no longer able to use several functionalities of our Website and our services.
You may, at any time, send us an e-mail at contact [at] samanthakelly [dot] com to exercise your above rights in accordance with the applicable legal requirements and limitations. If you are located in the European Economic Area, you have a right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection authority.
Note that some requests to delete certain Personal Information will require the deletion of your user account as the provision of user accounts are inextricable linked to the use of certain Personal Information (e.g., your email address). Also note that it is possible that we require additional information from you in order to verify your authorization to make the request and to honor your request.
No Rights of Third Parties
Our Policy Towards Minors
Our Website is not directed to persons under the age of 18 or the applicable age of majority in the jurisdiction from which the Website is accessed and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from minors. If you become aware that your child has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us at contact [at] samanthakelly [dot] com. If we become aware that a minor has provided us with Personal Information, we take steps to remove such information and terminate that person’s account.
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Additional Privacy Notice for Residents of the EU
If you reside in the EU, SamanthaKelly.com acts as a “data controller” with respect to your personal data and we process such data with your consent and/or as necessary to operate our business, provide our Website to you, meet our contractual and legal obligations, or otherwise fulfill the legitimate interests described in the sections above.
If the processing of personal data is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent for future processing at any time by contacting us at contact [at] samanthakelly [dot] com. You also have a right to object to the processing of your personal data and to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority of the country in which you reside. You may also contact us at contact [at] samanthakelly [dot] com to exercise your rights to review, correct, erase, restrict processing of, and transfer your personal data. In the event that you decide to exercise your right of erasure or to oppose the processing of your personal data, you understand that, based on your request, SamanthaKelly.com may not be able to maintain your use with regard to the Website. If you do not agree with how we use your personal data or a decision made by us in response to your request to exercise your data privacy rights, you may file a formal complaint with your local data protection authority.
Acceptance of This Policy
Continued use of our site signifies your acceptance of this policy. If you do not accept the policy then please do not use this site.
GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation law in the European Union effective May 25, 2018, SamanthaKelly.com users can request a copy of their personal data as well as get SamanthaKelly.com to delete their personal data.