Privacy Policy

Founded in 2013 and based in Australia, https://www.sarahlizzies.blogspot.com is a personal, independently operated blog run by myself, Kim Sharman. In my blog I write and share both information and photos of my creative pursuits, my home and surroundings in which I live, tutorials,  from time to time free giveaways and everyday musings.

Your privacy is important to me.  I, Kim Sharman, am the data-controller of your personal information as it relates to my blog. The policy below outlines how your personal information is collected, managed and how it is used when you visit/use this website/blog.

You agree to the terms of this policy when you visit this website/blog. Should this private policy be updated or amended, those changes will be prominently posted here.

How Information/Data is collected

The following is how your information/data is collected at Sarah Lizzies:
  • if you leave a comment on this blog in order to respond personally.
  • your email address is saved in order to send periodic emails for my posts when you sign up to follow by email.
  • through website cookies and log files. (see below )
  • through Google Analytics. Please visit this link to learn more about Google Analytics.

Blog Comments

Thank you for visiting my blog, following my blog and leaving your comments on blog posts. If you choose to leave a comment on a blog post, then please be aware that the comment is then public and visible to anyone who reads the comment section. For this reason, please do not share any detailed personal information in your comments. Your name and comment will be visible to others and by the very act of leaving a comment you are consenting to the use of your information for that purpose. Your email and other pertinent information will NOT be visible at any time. Unless you are a no reply blogger, when you comment on this blog, I receive an email containing some or all of the following:

  • Your username
  • email address
  • blog/website URL
  • IP address

Similar information stored in the inner workings of my blog allow me to access your blog/website by clicking on your name/avatar if you leave a comment. I keep my emails securely password protected and I use this information for the sole purpose of replying to your comments and/or visiting your blog. I will never use or pass on your information to third parties for marketing purposes or any other purpose, other than to comply with legal obligations. Other information may be stored in my blog stats (as detailed in the Blogger Google private policy) but I do not have control of or make use of this. My computer has a running up-to-date anti-virus program in place at all times. Sarah Lizzie's is a family friendly blog, with no questionable content being shared.

If you do  not want your personal information/data mentioned above, to be visible to others who visit this blog, please remove yourself from the follower's list. If any technical difficulties occur, you should contact Blogger or Google to solve these problems.

As previously stated, comments are welcomed and encouraged on this site, but there are some instances where comments will be deleted. Comments deemed to be spam, profane, offensive, abusive, threatening, pornographic, misleading or libelous will be deleted. Comments attacking an individual directly or harassing other posters will be deleted. The owner of this blog reserves the right to edit or delete any comments submitted to the blog without notice. This blog's comments are moderated and are not published until I have read them and approved them. Sarah Lizzie's is a blog respectful towards other contributors.

This comment policy is subject to change at any time.

Google Analytics

Sarah Lizzie's uses Google Analytics to track website performance and user behaviour. It provides information on page views, referral sources, and other valuable information that helps me adapt the content I write for this website/blog. Google Analytics does capture anonymous data about location, age, gender and interests, but I have no way to connect that information and specifically identify you. Google Analytics may also capture your IP address as you make your way around this website.

Cookies

This blog uses cookies from Blogger and Google to deliver its services and to analyse traffic. Your IP address and user agent are shared with Google, together with performance and security metrics, to ensure quality of service, generate usage statistics and to detect and address abuse. Cookies allow you to access this blog without re-entering your username or password each time and to account for visits and save preferences you set. If you want to disable cookies you may do so through your web browser options.  Accepting a cookie does not give this blog access to your computer or any personal information about you. More information about cookies may be found HERE.

Parental Consent

As previously stated, though this blog is family friendly, if you are under 16 years of age, you must first have parental permission before using this website/blog or entering personal information.

Disclaimer for Sarah Lizzie's

All the information on this website/blog is published in good faith and for general information purpose only. Sarah Lizzie's does not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information you find on Sarah Lizzie's is strictly at your own risk. There will be occasions when you may, from Sarah Lizzie's, visit other websites by following hyperlinks to such external sites. You do so at your own risk. Though Sarah Lizzie's strives to provide quality links to beneficial and ethical websites, I am not  responsible for the privacy policies of other websites or the third party applications it uses. These links to other websites do not imply a recommendation for all the content found on these sites. Site owners and content may change without notice and may occur before there is the opportunity to remove a link which may now not be principled. Sarah Lizzie's is not responsible for the republishing of content found on this blog on other websites or media without my permission.

Consent

By using Sarah Lizzie's, you hereby consent to this disclaimer and agree to its terms. Should there be any updates, amendments or changes to this document, those changes will be prominently posted here.



DATED:  1ST JUNE, 2018