Privacy Policy and Terms of Service

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We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it.

Information that you volunteer

When you do certain transactions via our website, you provide certain identifying information during the course of the transaction. This information is used to contact you for purposes directly related to the transaction.

Comments

When you leave a comment on this site, you provide us with the data shown in the comments form. This is used to display your comment on the site. We also record the IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

We do not use comment avatars.

Contact Forms

When you fill out and submit the contact form, you provide us with the data shown in the form. This will send an email to the site owner, Penny Shima Glanz. We also record the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Cookies

This site does not use Google Analytics.

Some older blog posts and archive pages that may add cookies from Amazon Associates or Share A Sale.

Read Amazon Associates’ privacy policy: https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/help/operating/policies. Read Share A Sale’s privacy policy: https://www.awin.com/us/privacy?utm_source=shareasale-website&utm_medium=text-link&utm_campaign=shareasale-website

As of February 2021 we are working to remove any of these links and potential cookies from the site.

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

updated 03 February 2022: While I am working to remove embedded content, pages 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

This site does not use Jetpack Stats or Google Analytics.

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.

Information submitted through the contact form are kept indefinitely.

What rights you have over your data

If you 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

This website is hosted on SiteGround, located in the United States of America. Read SiteGround’s privacy policy: https://www.siteground.com/privacy.htm.

The contact form is sent to an email server utilizing Zoho services.


Terms of Service

By visiting penguingirl.com, you are consenting to our terms and conditions.

Contact Forms: You may contact us using various contact forms found on the site. These forms are sent as an email message and are not stored on the site.

Comments: This site allows users to comment. Comments may be subject to moderation, and may be removed at the discretion of the moderator. Please keep comments family-friendly.

Intellectual Property: This site contains intellectual property owned by Penny Shima Glanz and others, including trademarked, copyrighted, and other intellectual property. However, we want you to share our content. If you use a single unaltered image from the site please give copyright credit to Penny Shima Glanz and link back to penguingirl.com. You may share images on Pinterest, with a link back to the original post. However, those images that are copyrighted by others and used with permission on this website should not be shared. If you would like permission to use other images or alter images, please submit a contact form.

Any information is used at the readers’ own risk. Penny Shima Glanz does not take responsibility for any injuries that may result.

Updates

This Privacy Policy and Terms and conditions may be updated from time to time. They were last updated on 22 December 2023.

Contact Information

This website is owned and operated by: Penny Shima Glanz

Our mailing address is: 441 Central Park Ave #42, Scarsdale, NY 10530

Your contact information

If you questions or comments about this policy and our practices, please contact us through the contact form or by writing to the address above.