Privacy Policy

At Madelaineblogs, the privacy of my readers is so important to me. The privacy policy set out below describes the type of personal information collected and how I use this.

Latest update: January 4th 2019

  • Company Name: Madelaineblogs
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  • Company Location: United Kingdom
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Types of personal data collected

The types of Personal Data this website collects, by itself or through third parties, are described below.


When visitors leave comments on I collect the data shown in the comments form, the visitor’s IP address and the browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in context of your comment.

Subscribe to mailing list

This type of service makes it possible to manage a database of email contacts to communicate with the User.

By registering on the mailing list, the User’s email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information of commercial or promotional nature concerning this website. Your email address is added to this list as a result of subscribing via the subscribe form on this website. Please read this page, the privacy policy, before signing up.

You can unsubscribe at any time via a link within the email.


If you leave a comment on 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.

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


Google Analytics:

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

IP address data is anonymous by removing the last octet – click here for more information.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.
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How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What rights you have over your data

Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored at any time and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for any personal data we hold about you to be erased. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Requests should be sent to the Data Controller at the contact information set out above.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any given time, by giving notice to users on this page. It is recommended to regularly check this page, referring to the date of last modification listed at the top. If a user objects to any of the changes made in this policy, the user must cease using this website and can request that their personal data is removed. 

Please note: This privacy policy relates solely to this website.