Who we are
Our website address is: http://www.mytattoomeanings.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.
A first name and email address is required to send us a message through our contact form. We will only use this information to reply to your message, and we will not send marketing emails—nor share your information with a third-party—when you submit this information through the contact form.
If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
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.
Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.
To opt-out of this tracking software, download the browser add-on provided by Google here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/
You may also adjust your privacy settings on your Facebook profile here: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/update
Who we share your data with
www.mytattoomeanings.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
More advertising partners may be added at any time, at our discretion.
Google Adsense and the DoubleClick DART Cookie
Amazon Associates Program
www.mytattoomeanings.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
When you make a purchase on Amazon.com after clicking a link on our website, the owner/operator of www.mytattoomeanings.com may receive a monetary commission.
Facebook Pixel Tracking
You may opt-out of Facebook’s tracking pixel by logging in and adjusting settings here: https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/?entry_product=ad_settings_screen
Third Party Privacy Policies
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.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
Analytical data collected with Google Analytics is stored for 26 months. This counter is reset if you return to our website within that time period.
You can opt-out from Google Analytics. See section: Analytics.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also 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.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
For more information see section: Who we share your data with
Your contact information
Your contact information (email) will only be used to contact you when submitting through our contact form. See our contact form policy.
If you submit your email to opt-in into our email list, your email will be used to send you marketing emails or updates about our website. If you have submitted your email to our email list, you can unsubscribe (opt-out) from our email list by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any of our emails to you.
Our Commitment To Children’s Privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, www.mytattoomeanings.com will never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 18, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 18.
Under our Terms of Service, children under 18 are not allowed to access our service.
How we protect your data
We are using security software that blocks malicious attempts to access our server, or website.
We also have a HTTPS certificate which protects your data from point A to point B by encrypting your information.
What data breach procedures we have in place
www.mytattoomeanings.com is monitoring connections to our server with security software, and will be notified immediately if a breach were to happen. We do not store information from users such as passwords—but emails, names, and IP addresses—which is information required for commenting, may be exposed if such a very unlikely breach were to occur. If a breach were to occur, we will attempt to notify affected users.
Analytical information about our users is stored on third-party analytical software on their servers; such as Google Analytics.
See above sections: Analytics and Who we share your data with
What third parties we receive data from
When you click a link on a third-party website to visit www.mytattoomeanings.com we may receive their URL as referrer data. Meaning we may be able to tell which website you previously visited before ours when you click a link to our website on that website. This is to gauge where our users are coming from so we can work more closely with websites who share a common audience with us.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
Using information gathered by analytical software, our advertisement placements may be changed by an automated algorithm.
Links to third party Websites
Last updated on 5/20/2018