Is this website GDPR compliant?

Yes. Rotana Ty (RT) has worked hard to meet the requirements and monitors changes to the policy accordingly. If any non-compliance is discovered RT will make changes quickly.

Who manages this website?

This site is managed by Rotana Ty, he can be contacted via this email: hello (at) rotanaty.com. The website address is: https://rotanaty.com and is secured by SSL certification.

What personal data does RT collect and why does he collect it?

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site RT collects 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.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Site images are either produced and copyrighted to Rotana Ty or cited by the original source. All portrait photography used on this site is copyrighted to professional photographer, Camille Dillard, who can be reached here: https://www.camilledillard.fr/

Contact forms

On the site RT uses a contact form to connect with visitors. He uses the information submitted through this form for customer service and light marketing purposes and for the period of 12 months. He also has a form inviting visitors to sign up to a weekly newsletter. He also uses the information collected for light marketing purposes. RT never sells your data to third parties. At any time you can request that your contact details be removed from any lists by sending an email to hello (at) rotanaty.com.

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. If you have an account and you log in to this site, RT 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. When you log in, RT will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

RT uses Google Analytics for his own site improvements. If you do not wish to be tracked you can turn off tracking via the toggle at the bottom of this page. Google Analytics terms can be found here; Google’s privacy policy here.

Who does RT share your data with?

RT does not share site data with any third parties; no partners, cloud based services, payment providers or third party service providers. If in the future this changes details will be updated, To note, by default WordPress does not share any personal data with anyone.

How long does RT retain your data?

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so RT can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. For users that register on our website (if any), RT also stores the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights do you have over your data?

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data RT holds about you, including any data you have provided to us; use the data request form below. You can also request that RT erases any personal data held about you. This does not include any data RT is obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes; email hello (at) rotanaty.com.

Where does RT send your data?

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

Contact information

The owner of this website can be contact via: hello (at) rotanaty.com. Rotana Ty is also the Data protection officer.

Additional information

How RT protects your data

RT has taken the following measures: he has added SSL security encryption, the certificate for this site can be seen in the browser above. He also uses two factor authentication for hosting accounts and provides those who help him with hosting support with data protection training.

What data breach procedures RT has in place

In the case of a personal data breach, the controller shall without undue delay and, where feasible, not later than 72 hours after having become aware of it, notify the personal data breach to the supervisory authority competent in accordance with GDPR Article 55, unless the personal data breach is unlikely to result in a risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons. Where the notification to the supervisory authority is not made within 72 hours, it shall be accompanied by reasons for the delay.

What third parties RT receives data from

This website receives no data from external third parties.

What automated decision making and/or profiling does RT do with user data

RT has no automated decision making and/or profiling with data received from this website.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

N/A

Plugins

Really Simple SSL:  Really Simple SSL and Really Simple SSL add-ons do not process any personal identifiable information, so the GDPR does not apply to these plugins or usage of these plugins on your website. You can find our privacy policy here.

Antispam Bee: RT collects information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Antispam Bee anti-spam service. The information collected  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).

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