Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes our policies and procedures on the collection, use, and disclosure of your information when you use this website and tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

We use your personal data to provide and improve your experience on this webiste. By using sustainabilitynook.com, you automatically agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Who we are

Sustainability Nook is a website geared towards providing information about how you can live a greener and more sustainable life.

Our website address is: https://sustainabilitynook.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/.

After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics Dashboard and Jetpack plugins to track key Google Analytics stats such as the number of visitors, acquisition channels, and traffic sources details.

Please refer to the appropriate Google Analytics documentation for the specific type of data it collects.

By default, these plugins don’t send personal information to Google. And their reports also don’t include nor display IP addresses.

Links to Other Websites

Our website 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.

Amazon Affiliate disclosure

SustainabilityNook.com is a participant of the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com or its affiliates.

When you click on the affiliate links within our articles, we might earn a commission from qualifying purchases.

Who we share your data with

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise, transfer your personally identifiable information to outside parties unless we provide users with advance notice.

This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, as long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, to enforce our site policies, or to protect our or others’ rights, property or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other purposes.

This site is scanned for potential malware and vulnerabilities by the iThemes Site Scanner. We do not send personal information to the scanner; however, the scanner could find personal information posted publicly (such as in comments) during the scan.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

Security logs are retained for 60 days.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

This site is also part of a network of sites that protect against distributed brute force attacks. To enable this protection, the IP address of visitors attempting to log into the site is shared with a service provided by ithemes.com. For privacy policy details, please see the iThemes Privacy Policy.

Additional information

How we protect your data

To protect your data transmitted via our website, we use SSL encryption. You will recognize such encrypted connections with the prefix https: // in the address bar of your browser.

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.

Medical Advice Disclaimer

Sustainability Nook is created for informational purposes only. The information found on this site is not meant to and does not constitute professional medical advice. Therefore we are not responsible or liable for any advice, diagnosis, or other information, products, or services that you obtain through this website.

Reliance on any information appearing on the site is solely at your own risk.

Children’s Privacy

Our website does not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13.

If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided is with personal data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

If we need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your information and your country requires consent from a parent, we may require your parent’s consent before we collect and use that information.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. The changes will take effect as soon as the privacy policy is updated and will not be explicitly announced on the site.

The “Last updated on” date at the top of this Privacy Policy will indicate the last time this Privacy Policy was updated.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, you can contact us: