Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are Mike and Julia Dougherty and our website address is: https://www.diydougherty.com. You can always contact us at the email listed at the end of this page.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

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.

An anonymized 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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

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.

Personal Information Provided to Us

You may provide your personal information to us thorough various means, including but not limited to, by submitting a form on our website, by placing an order or by emailing us directly. Your information will only be used as it pertains to this site.

Email Subscriptions

If you provide your email to us and specifically agree to receive emails, we will store your email indefinitely on this website server on the associated email list.

Orders

If you place an order on this website, we will collect information necessary to process the order including your address. This information will only be used to process your order. However, a record of your order may be stored indefinitely to provide support (such as returns). Your credit card information is never received by this website when you place an order. The payment processor will handle your payment details directly.

Cookies

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.

If you accept our use of cookies in the consent agreement popup notice, we will store your choice in a cookie which expires in 1 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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Our hosting provider collects data about requests made to this site (on their server). This data is reported to us in aggregate form only.

How long we retain your data

For users that register (or place an order) on our website, we store the personal information provided 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.

Personal information received though our website, by placing an order, or by contacting us could be retained indefinitely.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, have placed an order, or have subscribed to our emails, 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

Information submitted to this website may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information will never be deliberately shared with any other company, group, or individual for their own use. Only those individuals necessary to operate this website may have access to your information. (As of September 2018, Mike and Julia Dougherty are the only such individuals.)

If you make a purchase on our website, the payment processor will receive and process your credit card details directly. This website will never receive your credit card number if you place an order.

Our contact information

diy@diydougherty.com

Privacy policy updates

We reserve the right to update this privacy policy to accurately reflect the current state of our website. Please check back here for the most accurate up-to-date information.

Third party service providers

Google AdSense

Advertising on this website is provided by Google AdSense.

Square

If you place an order on our site, the payment processor (currently Square, https://squareup.com) will receive your payment details directly in order to process your order.