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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how Becky Doughty uses your personal data collected on this website: https://BeckyDoughty.com. In this Privacy Policy, we’ve provided detailed information on what personal information we collect, how we collect it and use it, and how we keep it secure when you use this website.

Here at https://BeckyDoughty.com, we are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, it will be used in strict accordance with this privacy statement. We take your privacy seriously and take measures to provide all visitors and users of https://BeckyDoughty.com, with a safe and secure environment.

What We Collect and How We collect It

At https://BeckyDoughty.com, we may collect the following personal identification information:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Physical mailing address
  • Phone number
  • Messages sent to us

Most of this information is provided to us by you when you fill out forms on this site, subscribe to Becky’s Newsletter, or post comments on this site.

How We Use It

This information is necessary to provide you with the services promised, as well as to better understand your needs as a consumer on https://BeckyDoughty.com.

We use your email address to respond to emails sent by you, and if you subscribe to Becky’s Newsletter, you will periodically receive news about products, special offers, or other useful, informative, and/or entertaining information using the email address you provided. We use your physical address to send you physical products purchased by, gifted to, or won by you. *This information also allows us to respond to your comments on https://BeckyDoughty.com.

How We Keep Your Information Secure

To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. Information collected from comments made on https://BeckyDoughty.com are stored directly in our website database. The contact form and newsletter signups are not stored on this website, but are handled by a 3rd party newsletter and email service. Note: When signing up for our newsletter, your information will remain accessible to us until such time that you unsubscribe.

You Have Access to Your Personal Information

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please email your request to Becky Doughty at becky@beckydoughty.com, and we will work with you to amend or remove any of your personal data we may have.

Links to Other Websites

Our website, https://BeckyDoughty.com, may contain links to other websites of interest that are not governed by this Privacy Policy. Once you use a link to leave our site, we do not have any control over other websites. Please exercise caution and refer to the other website’s privacy statement for your protection.

Other Methods of Data Collection Used and Why

~ Cookies – A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know why you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. They are not required to use https://BeckyDoughty.com, however, declining cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website’s capabilities. Cookies can be cleared at any time from your internet browser settings. 

For more information, see our Cookie Policy.

Google Analytics – At https://BeckyDoughty.com, we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to track things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site and interactions with the site. Note: This information is processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of visitors to our website.

*Website Comments – When you visit https://BeckyDoughty.com, there may be an ability to submit comments on particular articles or pages. When comments are submitted, the relevant details (name, email, website) that you provide are stored, however, you are entitled to use aliases or information that completely hides your identity. These details are stored so that we can display your comment back to you, and to anyone viewing the comment sections on the site. We do not verify information entered nor do we require verification.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

Becky Doughty may make changes to our Privacy Policy in the future, however, the most current version of the policy will govern our processing of your personal data and will always be available to you here on this page, should you need to reference it. By continuing to access or use https://BeckyDoughty.com and our services, you agree to be bound to the terms of our Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy at https://BeckyDoughty.com is current as of October 10, 2023.