Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://serenitychildren.com. You can find out more in the about page.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Note: We do not collect any healthcare information from people. This platform is for public education only, and is not meant to diagnose or treat anyone over the Internet!

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 and Web Beacons

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. If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

We do use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our site. This could include only showing you a popup once in your visit. We also use third party advertisements on Serenitychildren.com to support our site.

Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to your website or other websites. 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.

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.

Who we share your data with

We don’t share, sell, trade or otherwise transfer your data with third-parties in a way as to reveal any of your personal information. However, some data is transferred and/or stored with third-party services we use to operate our websites, like Google Analytics, Share-a-sale, and Amazon SES.

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.

Children’s online privacy protection act compliance

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we determine we have collected personal information from a child younger than 13 years of age, we will take reasonable measures to remove that information from our systems. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any personal information through the Site, service, and Software.

Third party links

We may include or offer third party products or services on our website, these third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies and we do not hold any liability or responsibility for the content and activities of these linked sites.

Targeted advertisements

We share your Personal Information with third parties like Google Analytics, Google Adwords, Facebook, etc. to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.

You can opt out of targeted advertising by:

Newsletter emails

You can subscribe to our email newsletter by filling out the subscription form. From time to time, we may want to contact you with information about website announcements, updates, and special offers. You may opt-out of such communications at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link found within the emails. We will only send marketing communications to users located in the EEA with their prior consent.

Where we send your data

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

Log Files

As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).