Privacy Policy

Last updated 03-December-2019

Respecting the privacy of our audience is one of the core values at Leblonblue, you can read more about Leblonblue values and objectives in our About page.

At Leblonblue, we recognize that the privacy of our user’s personal information is essential. This privacy policy has information on what types of personal information we receive and collect, and how we safeguard this information.

Policy Scope

This privacy policy covers Leblonblue.com and all its sub-domains, such as personalfinance.leblonblue.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Analytics

As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in the log files using partners like Google Analytics. The data collected includes but is not limited to your IP, browser, date, time, duration of visit, and which pages were visited. This data is analyzed in aggregate and is not shared with any advertiser or third party.

Cookies and Web Beacons

If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies will last for one year and created for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment

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.

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 indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after one day.

We use also use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our site. 

We use third-party advertisements on Leblonblue.com to support our site. Our partners include Google AdSense, Google Ads, Google Analytics, WordPress, Jetpack, and Mailchimp. Together with our partners, we may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our website. These cookies and web beacons will send information including but not limited to your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit our site. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes. For example, showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited, such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites.

DoubleClick DART cookies

We also may use DART cookies through Google’s DoubleClick – including some Google AdSense advertisements. This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests (”interest based targeting”). As a result, the ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history. For example, if you have been viewing sites about Las Vegas, you may see Las Vegas hotel advertisements. 

DART does not use personally identifiable information. It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers, or credit card numbers.

You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings. However, this can affect how you interact with our site as well as other websites and may impede you from logging in to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.

Deleting cookies does not mean you are permanently opted out of any advertising program. Unless you have settings that disallow cookies, the next time you visit a site running the advertisements, a new cookie will be added. You can read more about opting-out below.

Google advertising cookies

Google uses cookies to help serve the ads it displays on the websites of its partners, such as websites displaying Google ads or participating in Google certified ad networks. When users visit a Google partner’s website, a cookie may be dropped on that end user’s browser. You can find more information on how Google uses cookies here, how google uses information from sites or apps that uses Google services here and how Google Marketing Platform advertising products and Google Ad Manager use cookies here.

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. 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.

E-mail Subscription

Our e-mail subscription is managed by Mailchimp. This type of service makes it possible to manage a database of email contacts, first names any other contact information that has been provided by the User then subscribing. The intent of capturing this data is to communicate with our audience. Mailchimp may also collect data concerning the date and time when the message was viewed by the User, as well as when the User interacted with it, such as by clicking on links included in the message. You can read more about Mailchimp’s privacy policy here.

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 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.

Who we share your data with

We do not sell your personal data to any third party.

All data is collected and stored by our partners and providers, as described in this policy. We only affiliate with well-established providers who also share our value of protecting our user’s privacy.

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.

Data collected by our analytics and advertisement partners are governed by their own policies. You can read more about how Google Analytics retains your data here.

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 provided by WordPress and Jetpack. WordPress and Jetpack are managed by Automattic, you can read their privacy policy here. More about how Automattic uses cookies can be found here. Analytics and Targeted advertisement data are kept and maintained by our partners from Google AdSense and Google Analytics. You can find more information on how Google retain the data it collects here. E-mail subscriptions are managed by MailChimp, you can read more about their privacy policy here.

Information Security

We take measures focused on information security, such as using HTTPS on all of our pages. 

Opting-out

You can opt-out of personalized advertising by visiting Google Ads Settings. You can also opt-out of third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting www.aboutads.info.

Changes to This Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we do, we will let you know by revising the date at the top of the policy.

Contact us

Contact us at any time for suggestions or inquiries:

Leblon Blue: leblon@leblonblue.com

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