Who we are

Our website address is: http://flippingthroughrecords.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

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.

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.

Contact forms

Our users can contact Flipping Through Records on our Contact Me page. This site uses the Contact Form 7. When you fill out the contact form, you must check a box consenting Flipping Through Records to store your  information to allow us to reply to your inquiry. Your rights to your data are outlined in the section entitled What rights you have over your data below.

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, 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.

The following is a list of possible cookies and data collected when using Flipping Through Records. Please refer to each service’s privacy policy for more information on the exact types of data collected:

Google Analytics – for tracker users and website activity. This site is NOT currently using Google Ads. The cookies running on this site include _ga, _gali, _gat, and _gid.

AddThis social sharing widget – enables visitors to share content with social and networking sites. This includes _atuvc, _atuvs, loc, ouid, uid, uvc, vc, mus, and na_tc.

If you wish to delete cookies, please read the following guideline for your browser:

Explorer

Safari

Firefox

Chrome

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

This site uses Google Analytics to track users and activity. We do not currently use this information for Google Ads and ad revenue. Cookie data is kept for 26 months.

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

Privacy Policy Changes

Flipping Through Records reserves the right to change this policy at any time. We encourage visitors to check this page for Privacy Policy updates regularly. Continued use of this website after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us at alex[at]flippingthroughrecords(dot)com.