Our website address is https://apriljharris.com (herein after referred to as “the website”).
At AprilJHarris.com, the privacy of my visitors is of extreme importance to me, April J Harris. I am a housewife and writer based in the United Kingdom.
Whilst April J Harris and The 21st Century Housewife are Registered Trademarks in the United Kingdom, this website is not a registered company or business. I do not draw an income from this website.
1. Your email address will never be shared
If you sign up for my newsletter, your email address is used only for the purpose of sending newsletters and updates. I never sell, rent or trade email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes.
2. I only send email on request
When you sign up for my newsletter you will be sent an email asking you to confirm your email address. This is called a double opt-in. This is the only way I will contact you by email, unless you contact me directly by email or via the contact page and request a reply.
3. Contact Form
If you choose to contact me via the contact form on the website, the form will collect your first and last name, your email address and any message you may have for me. Contact forms are deleted after twelve months, as are any emails or email addresses sent via this method, or subsequently by other email service providers. If you wish your contact information to be deleted before this time, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. I use MailChimp to deliver my newsletters
You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any of my email newsletters or by emailing me at email@example.com.
5. I use Google Analytics to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns.
When you visit apriljharris.com I use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor patterns. I do this to find out things like the number of visitors to the site and the pages they visit. This helps me to improve the website content and make it more relevant to my readers. This information is processed in a way which does not identify anyone. I do not make, nor do I allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting this website.
When visitors leave comments on the website, we collect the data in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you leave a comment on my website 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.
When you log in, we 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 wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
There is also a pop-up form which asks you to acknowledge that cookies are used when you visit this website. A cookie may be placed on your computer to remember your decision.
8. 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.
9. What Third Parties I Receive Data From
I receive information from Google Analytics, the JetPack plugin and the Wordfence Security plugin. I do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the site and the pages they visit, and to protect the website from malicious attack. This information is processed in a way which does not identify anyone.
10. Plugins on AprilJHarris.com
Plugins are used as part of this website’s design and functionality. Individual plugins may collect standard internet log information and details of visitor patterns. This information is processed in a way which does not identify anyone. It is used solely to helps me to improve the website content and make it more relevant to my readers.
The Wordfence security plugin collects IP addresses and country of origin information. This information is processed in a way which does not identify anyone, and helps me to keep my website safe from malicious attacks.
The Social Warfare Social Media Sharing plugin collects share counts. This information is processed in a way which does not identify those who have clicked the buttons.
11. Affiliate Links
Very occasionally I include Affiliate Links in my posts.
I am a participant in 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.co.uk and amazon.com.
Affiliate links from other websites behave in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.