Who we are
Our website address is: https://lovingadog.com.
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.
If you send a message through the form on the Contact page, you will be asked to share your name and email address. The information that you share will only be used to reply to your message and will not be shared with anyone.
Cookies are small packages of data that are temporarily placed on your browser to identify you. These are used so that we can track new vs returning readers, use affiliate links, and make this website more user friendly. You can disable cookies in the settings of most browsers.
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 one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
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.
Who we share your data with
Other then listed above, we do not share your data with anyone.
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.
Google Analytics retains data for up to 2 years.
If you sign up for email updates, your name and email are retained indefinably unless you choose to unsubscribe.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can 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.
If you would like to turn off cookies, you can go into the settings of most browsers and turn off cookies.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Some third parties have access to your data as noted previously in this agreement.
How to contact us
You can contact us directly through our Contact page.
Users under 13
This website is not directed towards and we do not knowingly collect personal data on people under 13 years old. If we find out that the personal data of a child under 13 has been collected, we will take measurs to have it deleted. By using this website, you represent that you are 13 or older.
How we protect your data
We use reasonable and appropriate physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards to protect personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.