What is covered by this policy?
ShainaBrown.com is operated and provided by Quenk Technologies Limited with the permission of Shaina Brown.
What is not covered?
When we link to content on 3rd party websites and applications, any data you provide to those platforms are subject to the privacy policies provided by the operators of those sites. Additionally, we may maintain content on 3rd party platforms such as Instagram, Pinterest, Youtube, etc, any data collected by those platforms are subject to the platform's policies and are not governed by this policy.
How do we protect your personal information?
In general, we try to collect the bare minimum of personal data needed to operate our services and where possible, keep data anonymous.
We also only utilize the services of 3rd party providers that we are confident take reasonable steps to protect user data and breaches or whom have become industry standard.
ShainaBrown.com is very careful about collecting any information we think may put you at personal or financial risk and will contact you if possible, if we believe you may have been negatively impacted by any breaches or loss of data.
What types of personal information do we collect?
a. Information you provide to us.
From time to time we may ask you for information in order to provide you with our services. For example, your email address is needed in order to receive our newsletters. As another example, if you have submitted a piece for publication through our 3rd party publishing initiative, we may require your name and contact details to keep track of your submission.
In most cases we indicate why we require information except in cases where it is easily obvious or common practice. In any event, if you are unsure of why information is being requested you may reach out to us for clarification.
b. Device information
We may automatically collect some technical information from your device when you visit our website or click on links in our newsletter. Some of this information may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, device ID or operating system.
c. Information on 3rd Party Platforms
When you share or interact with content relating to or provided by ShainaBrown.com or affiliates, we may from time to time maintain our own records to help improve your user experience and our offerings.
How do we use personal information?
We use your information for the following main purposes:
To deliver our services that you patronize and provide information about them to you.
To contact you when consent is given, or for the execution of a contract or agreement we have made with you.
To display advertising based on what we determine to be your interests.
To help us understand how you use our services and what you may use in the future.
In the case of surveys, questionnaires and games; to publish anonymous, aggregated statistics and reports on the industry.
To recommend content and services we think might interest you.
To inform you of offers and deals from ShainaBrown.com or partners (with consent).
Do we share your personal information with others?
Access to information we collect from you directly is limited to our own use and trusted service providers we elect to do the collection, management or manipulation on our behalf.
We take great care in selecting the providers we use to avoid any mishaps as much as possible and do not except providers to directly access information we use their services for without our permission.
ShainaBrown.com does not engage in the unscrupulous behavior of selling or sharing personally identifiable information without consent except in the case where it is required by local law.
If you submit any information such as your name in the submission of a comment, or content for a post bio, then that information will be made publicly available by us.
Third Party Cookies and Tracking
Some of the tools we utilize to collect information on visitors and users may utilize technologies such as browser cookies in order to identify visitors, personalize content and provide us with analytics.
Some tools may also be able to provide extended information such as your age and gender based on interactions you would have had with the tool outside of ShainaBrown.com assets. This data is usually anonymized for your protection but we treat such data with strict confidentially and take all possible measures possible to prevent its misuse.
About Advertising (AdSense)
- Google's use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet.
- Users may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings.
What are your rights?
ShainaBrown.com operates in the jurisdiction of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and is subject to the laws of the land. Specifically, the Data Protection Act governs the collection and processing of personal data.
Though the Data Protection Act has not been fully proclaimed, we operate in accordance with the Act and its General Privacy Principles.
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