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Privacy Policy

Last updated: September 23, 2020
 

This Privacy Policy describes Our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of Your information when You use the Service and tells You about Your privacy rights and how the law protects You. We use Your Personal data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, You agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Interpretation and Definitions

Interpretation
 

The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.
 

Definitions
 

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy:

  • Account means a unique account created for You to access our Service or parts of our Service.

  • Company (referred to as either "the Company", "We", "Us" or "Our" in this Agreement) refers to The Anxious Vagina.

  • Cookies are small files that are placed on Your computer, mobile device or any other device by a website, containing the details of Your browsing history on that website among its many uses.

  • Country refers to: United Kingdom

  • Device means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, a cell phone/mobile phone or a digital tablet.

  • Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.

  • Service refers to the Website.

  • Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Company. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Company to facilitate the Service, to provide the Service on behalf of the Company, to perform services related to the Service or to assist the Company in analysing how the Service is used.

  • Third-party Social Media Service refers to any website or any social network website through which a User can log in or create an account to use the Service.

  • Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

  • Website refers to The Anxious Vagina, accessible from http://www.theanxiousvagina.com

  • You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.

     

Collecting and Using Your Personal Data
 

Types of Data Collected
 

Personal Data
 

While using Our Service, We may ask You to provide Us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You. This includes when you subscribe to our blog to receive the latest articles via an email address that You give to Us, or when you submit a message to Us through our contact form.
 

We also collect information when you use Our Service.  When you visit, download, and/or use any of our Services, we may collect Personal Information, such as Visitors’ and Users’ browsing and ‘click-stream’ activity on the Services, session heatmaps and scrolls, non-identifying Personal Information regarding the Visitor’s or User’s device, operating system, internet browser, screen resolution, language and keyboard settings, internet service provider, referring/exit pages, date/time stamps, etc

 

Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
 

  • Email address

  • First name and last name

  • Usage Data
     

Usage Data
 

Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Service. 
 

Usage Data may include information such as Your Device's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
 

When You access the Service by or through a mobile device, We may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device You use, Your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of Your mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser You use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

We may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit our Service or when You access the Service by or through a mobile device.
 

Tracking Technologies and Cookies
 

We use Cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on Our Service and store certain information. Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyse Our Service. The technologies We use may include:
 

  • Web Beacons. Certain sections of our Service and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of a certain section and verifying system and server integrity).

 

  • Cookies or Browser Cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on Your Device. You can instruct Your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent. However, if You do not accept Cookies, You may not be able to use some parts of our Service. Unless you have adjusted Your browser setting so that it will refuse Cookies, our Service may use Cookies. Cookies may be 'First-Party Cookies' which are placed on our Website by hosting service Wix.com. 'Third party Cookies' are place and used by third-party companies which are partners of Wix.com. More information on Wix.com Cookie Policy here https://www.wix.com/about/cookie-policy
     

  • Essential Cookies let you move around the Website and use essential features like secure and private areas.
     

  • Analytic Cookies let us understand how you use our website (e.g. which pages you visit), to provide statistics on how our Website is used, improve the website by identifying any errors, and performance issues.

 

  • Functional Cookies are cookies used to remember choices users make to improve their experience (e.g. language).

 

  • Marketing cookies are used to collect information about the impact of our marketing campaigns performed in other websites on users and non-users.

 

The Cookies outlined below may be used when You use this Website:
 

XSRF-TOKEN - Used for security reasons

Session Cookie - Essential 

hs - Used for security reasons

Session Cookie - Essential 

svSession - Used in connection with user login

Session Cookie - Essential 

 

SSR-caching - Used to indicate the system from which the site was rendered

1 minute - Essential 

_wixCIDX - Used for system monitoring/debugging

3 months - Essential

_wix_browser_sess - Used for system monitoring/debugging

session - Essential

consent-policy - Used for cookie banner parameters

12 months - Essential

smSession - Used to identify logged in site members

Session - Essential

TS* - Used for security and anti-fraud reasons

Session - Essential

bSession - Used for system effectiveness measurement

30 minutes - Essential

fedops.logger.sessionId - Used for stability/effectiveness measurement

12 months - Essential

wixLanguage - Used on multilingual websites to save user language preference

12 months - Functional

 

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and understand how to manage, delete and block them, visit www.aboutcookies.org  or www.allaboutcookies.org.

  • To manage your Cookie settings in your Browser, visit:

 

 

Use of Your Personal Data

The Company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:
 

  • To provide, operate and maintain our Service, including to monitor the usage of our Service.

  • To contact You: To contact You by email for marketing purposes, for example if you have subscribed to receive new blog posts via email, to contact you about new services that you may be interested in, to provide you with new content or to conduct a survey or questionnaire regarding our services, unless You have opted not to receive such information.

  • To further develop and improve our Services based on user preferences, experiences and difficulties.

  • To provide You with news and general information about other services and articles which we offer that are similar to those that you have already consumed or enquired about unless You have opted not to receive such information.

  • To manage Your requests: To attend and manage Your requests to Us.

  • For other purposes: We may use Your information for other purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our Service, products, services, marketing and your experience.
     

We may share Your personal information in the following situations:
 

  • With Service Providers: We may share Your personal information with Service Providers including https://wix.com who host our Website, to monitor and analyse the use of our Service. You can read more about Wix.com privacy policy here: https://support.wix.com/en/about-wix/privacy
     

  • With other users: when You share personal information or otherwise interact in the public areas with other users, such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside. If You interact with other users or register through a Third-Party Social Media Service, Your contacts on the Third-Party Social Media Service may see Your name, profile, pictures and description of Your activity. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of Your activity, communicate with You and view Your profile.
     

  • With Your consent: We may disclose Your personal information for any other purpose with Your consent.

 

Social Media Features and Framed Pages: 
 

Our Services may include certain Social Media features, widgets, and single sign on features, such as the “Share this” button or other interactive mini-programs (“Social Media Features”). These Social Media Features may collect certain Personal Information such as your IP address or which page you are visiting on our Website and may set a cookie to enable them to function properly. Social Media Features are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Services. Your interactions with these third parties’ Social Media Features are governed by their policies and not ours.

 

 

Storage of Your Personal Data
 

Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to deliver our services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. More information on Wix.com Privacy Policy here: https://www.wix.com/about/privacy
 

 

Retention of Your Personal Data
 

The Company will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use Your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of Our Service, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
 

Transfer of Your Personal Data
 

Your information, including Personal Data, is processed and stored at the Company's operating location and in any other places where the parties (including Wix.com and third party partners) involved in the processing are located. Locations may including the United Kingdom, countries within the European Union, United States of America, Ireland, South Korea, Taiwan and Israel and may use other jurisdictions as necessary for the proper delivery of services and/or as may be required by law.

This means that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of Your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from Your jurisdiction.
 

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by Your submission of such information represents Your agreement to that transfer.

The Company will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that Your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of Your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of Your data and other personal information.

Additional notes from Wix.com privacy policy (https://www.wix.com/about/privacy):

 

Wix.com is a global company that respects the laws of the jurisdictions it operates within. The processing of the User Customer Data may take place within the territory of the European Union, Israel or a third country, territory, or one or more specified sectors within that third country, of which, the European Commission has decided that it ensures an adequate level of protection (transfer on the basis of an adequacy decision). 

Important:

 

Any transfer to a third country, outside the European Union, that does not ensure an adequate level of protection according to the European Commission, will be undertaken in accordance with the Standard Contractual Clauses (2010/87/EU) set out in Appendix 1 of the Wix Data Processing Agreement (DPA) 
 

The security of sensitive data is of extreme importance to Wix and we are 100% committed to data protection. See all the security certifications received by Wix.com.

 

Disclosure of Your Personal Data
 

Law enforcement
 

Under certain circumstances, the Company may be required to disclose Your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
 

Other legal requirements
 

The Company may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
 

  • Comply with a legal obligation

  • Protect and defend the rights or property of the Company

  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service

  • Protect the personal safety of Users of the Service or the public

  • Protect against legal liability
     

Security of Your Personal Data
 

The security of Your Personal Data is important to Us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect Your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.
 

Links to Other Websites
 

Our Service may contain links to other websites that are not operated by Us. If You click on a third party link, You will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise You to review the Privacy Policy of every site You visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
 

Changes to this Privacy Policy
 

We may update Our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify You of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.
 

We will let You know via a prominent notice on Our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "Last updated" date at the top of this Privacy Policy.
 

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.
 

GDPR

Under GDPR regulations individuals within the EU may request a copy of their data as held by this website. Please contact AnxiousVagina@gmail.com to request this.
 

Contact Us
 

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, You can contact us at theanxiousvagina@gmail.com

If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at theanxiousvagina@gmail.com

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