Privacy Policy

Effective Date: October 5, 2020, Updated: March 2, 2021

Who We Are

This Privacy Policy describes how The Glow Up Queen, as the operator of our website www.theglowupqueen.com, collects, uses, and shares your personal information when you visit our website or use the Service. We refer to The Glow Up Queen in this Privacy Policy as “The Glow Up Queen”, “We”, “Our” and “Us” and the Services we provide through our Website (“Service”).

By visiting our website and using our Services, you hereby consent to the collection of your personal information and agree to the terms stated in this Privacy Policy. It is your responsibility to check this Privacy Policy page for updates as they will go into effect immediately when published. The most recent date of this Privacy Policy will be located at the top. Your continued use of this website and after the changes mean you accept our current and modified privacy policy.

We will not share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

Children’s Privacy

Our service is intended to give advice for young adults between the ages of 18 to 29. 

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18 years of age. If you are a parent or guardian that has a child that has used our Service, please contact us at info@theglowupqueen.com. We will then remove their personal information from our database. Parents have the right to review or request the deletion of their child’s personally identifiable information if requested.

Categories and Types of Personal Data Collected

We collect personal data that can identify a specific person in the world. This information may be voluntarily provided or information automatically collected when you visit our website or use our Service. This includes, but is not limited to: Name, Age, Birthday, Gender, Email Address, Address, IP Address, Usernames, and online handles.

Methods of Collection Used

We collect personal data through Google Analytics, advertisements, contact forms, uploaded media, comments, third-party tracking technologies, server logs, and cookies. 

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.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement. They are designed to track your behavior to record your browsing activity (including buttons you click on, when you log-in, or past pages you visited). 

How do we use cookies?

Third-Party Cookies

As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

Comments

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 visit our login page, 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.

What types of cookies do we use? 

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information.

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit, etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

Marketing: Our website displays advertisements through Google AdSense. These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.

The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.

Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

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

Third-Party Analytics

Google Analytics & Google Ads

We use a web analytics service called Google Analytics to collect your personal information on how you use our Service. Google Analytics is provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics may use cookies to collect your information on how you engage with our Service such as, but not limited to, what website you visit before and after you use our Service, your interests, what type of content you view, your geographic location, and your system information. We use this information to better advertise our service and products to you.

If you do not want your data collected, you can opt out here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

Email Marketing

We may collect your personally identifiable information using Mailchimp to send you email newsletters or advertisements. If you do not wish to receive communications from us, please unsubscribe through the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our email newsletters that we send.

Advertisements

Google AdSense

This Website uses Google AdSense through Google, Inc. (“Google”) and uses cookies to show you ads that are relevant to you. Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on your prior visits to our website or other websites. They store a record of the ads they serve in their logs called server logs which usually include your web request, IP address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request, and one or more cookies that could uniquely identify your browser. They have a variety of reasons for why they store this personal data, including improving their services and maintaining the security of their systems. 

You may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings. (Alternatively, you can opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting www.aboutads.info.)

Reasons for the Collection

We use the collection of your personal information to provide, operate, improve and personalize our Website and Service.

To analyze and understand how you use our Website and Service so that we can improve it.

To add you to our email newsletter and send you emails so you can stay updated on our content.

Methods of Storage and Security of the Data

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.

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.

How We Protect Your Data

We take the protection of our users’ personal information seriously, but we cannot guarantee that it will be 100% secure.  

Third Parties’ Access to Data

Where We Send Your Data

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

The Service may include links from other websites and content from other third-parties. They might use cookies, web beacons, or other technology to collect your personal information and we do not have access or control over these. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these third-parties and other websites. Please review their privacy policies to learn more.

Plug-Ins

We use Plug-ins that may track user data such as social sharing plug-ins that track when you share our content to social media or email. The plugins send request to third party APIs via website-vistor’s web browser to fetch information (like social shares, social comment count). This request made by web browser may include IP address, which can then be seen by the third-party that it’s being requested from. This API request doesn’t include any personal data of the website user other than the IP address.

We use Google Analytics to track social shares made at our website. Google automatically collect and store certain information in their server logs which includes device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL, cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your Google Account, in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Links to Third Parties

We may share links to third-party websites. For your security, please review their privacy policy for each site as we do not have control over those sites. If you do choose to click on those links, it will forward you to their website and we assume no responsibility for third-party privacy policies, services, content, and practices.  

Security

The security of your personal information is important to us and we do our best to keep it secure. But, no method of transferring information over the internet is 100% secure. By using our Site, you agree not to hold us liable if there is a security breach or for unauthorized use of your personal information by third parties.

Compliance with the Law

If required by law or subpoena, we shall share your personal information. 

How to Opt-Out of your Personal Information Being Collected

You can opt out by unsubscribing from our email newsletter at the bottom of the emails we send or by sending us an email at info@theglowupqueen.com.

How to opt out of cookies

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Privacy & Cookie Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.

Discontinue using our website as Google Analytics tracks who visits the Site. 

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@theglowupqueen.com.