Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.michelleray.com
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
We may collect the following data about you:
- Your name
- Your email address
- Your phone number
- Your business name
- Any personal data you post on our website
- Data about how you use our website
- Technical data such as your IP address, details about your browser, length of visits to pages on our website, page views and navigation paths, details about the number of times you use our website, time zone settings and other technology on the devices you use to access our website
We use your information to operate our website’s business activities. For example, we may use this data to contact you about changes to our website, new services, or special offers, resolve disputes, troubleshoot issues, and enforce our website’s terms and conditions.
As a general rule, we will not give your data to third parties without your permission. However, there are some important exceptions to this rule that are described in the following paragraphs.
We may, in our sole discretion, provide information about you to law enforcement or other government officials for purposes of fraud investigations, alleged intellectual property infringement, or any other suspected illegal activity or matters that may expose us to legal liability.Although we do not disclose individually identifiable information, we may disclose aggregate data about our website’s visitors to advertisers or other third parties for marketing and promotional purposes.
From time to time, we may use third party suppliers to provide services on our website. If a supplier wants to collect information about you, you will be notified. However, you will never be required to give information to a third party supplier. We restrict the way third party suppliers can use your information. They are not allowed to sell or give your information to others.
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.
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.
This website uses contact forms. The data you submit is delivered via email and is not stored on the website or any third-party service beyond its delivery in via our email provider. We will use the data collected in these forms only to provide the requested service, and once the service has been delivered, your data will be deleted from the mail server. The information gathered from these forms is not used for marketing purposes beyond delivery of the product.
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.
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 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.
For more information about the cookies we use, please see https://www.michelleray.com/cookie-policy/.
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.
Who we share your data with
We do share your data with partners who help us provide and improve our products and/or services as follows. We also impose strict restrictions on how our partners/vendors can use and disclose the data we provide. Your information is likely to be available to various extent to those who support our business (and their subcontractors) including:
- Our web developers (access only)
- Technical infrastructure hosts (data)
- Our advertising and/or newsletter providers (data including email addresses)
- Email provider (data)
- Analytics provider (anonymous data) – Google Analytics, etc.
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.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store 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 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 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.
Your contact information
Suite 400 – 1681 Chestnut Street
Vancouver, BC V6J 4M6
Email Address: info(at)michelleray.com
How we protect your data
We have put in place security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used, altered, disclosed or accessed without authorization. We also allow access to your personal data only to those employees and partners who have a business need to know such data. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they must keep it confidential.
This website uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to ensure your details are encrypted and securely communicated to us, safe from prying eyes or malicious threats. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a protocol for enabling data encryption on the Internet and for helping website users confirm the owner of the website. We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information. However, we are not liable for any unauthorized access to this information.
What data breach procedures we have in place
This website is regularly swept for malware and consistently updates its plugins and themes. We receive weekly reports of all attempted logins and access. No customer data is stored directly on this website; however, WordPress provides data erasure. We do not import SEO data into this website but maintain SEO data using only Google Analytics.