Privacy Policy

I take the privacy of my readers very seriously and this Privacy Policy outlines the type of personal information that is received and collected, and how it is used.

This privacy policy applies to all users (‘readers’) of the http://haplessandhopeless.com website and all products and services offered by Hapless and Hopeless.

Personal Identification Information

We may collect personal identification information from our readers in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, subscribing to the newsletter or filling out the contact form. Readers may be asked for, as appropriate, their name and email address.

Non-Personal Identification Information

We may collect non-personal identification information about our readers whenever they interact with our website. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information that is mostly for me to see where my readers come from and provide statistical analysis of the site’s traffic.

Web Browser Cookies

Like a lot of websites, Hapless and Hopeless may use “cookies” to enhance our reader’s experience. The reader’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them.

You can disable cookies via the settings on your web browser but please note it may mean our site and other websites may not function correctly.

How We Use Collected Information

Hapless and Hopeless may collect and use reader’s personal information for the following purposes:

  1. To Improve our Site and Understand How it is Used
  2. To Send Newsletters and Periodic Emails
  3. To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature

We will always provide the option to unsubscribe from any periodic email or newsletters you subscribed to on our blog.

How We Protect Your Information

Hapless and Hopeless take all reasonable measures to ensure your information is stored securely and accurately.

Sharing Your Personal Information

I will never share your email address or any other personal information to anyone without your direct consent. We may share generic non-personal demographic information and traffic analysis with trusted affiliates or advertising but it is never linked to a personal identification. We may use a

We may share generic non-personal demographic information and traffic analysis with trusted affiliates or advertisers, but it is never linked to a personal identification. We may use a

We may use a third-party service that requires us to share your information, for example, a service used to generate email newsletters, provided that you have given us permission us to do so (i.e. by subscribing)

Third-Party Websites

We do not have any control over the content or links that appear on the sites of our service partners, advertisers, sponsors and other third parties. These sites may have their own privacy policies and terms of use and we are no responsible for the practices hey employ.

Advertising

Ads appearing on our site may be delivered to readers by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies enable to ad server to recognise your computer and collect information about how you use it, to create targeted advertising etc.This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Google Adsense

Some of the ads may be served by Google. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads based on their internet activity and the websites they visit. DART uses “non-personally identifiable information” and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Hapless and Hopeless may update this page at any time, at their discretion. In order to stay informed, we encourage you to revisit regularly. The date at the bottom of the post shows the last update.

Your Acceptance Of These Terms

By using this website, you signify your acceptance of this policy, of your responsibility to stay regularly review it and you are also accepting our terms of service.

Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on June 27th, 2016

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please email ferg@haplessandhopeless.com

p.s. you can find our Disclosure policy here