Privacy Policy

Last Updated: March 2021

Who we are

Mirrors and Bridges, LLC. Currently owns and operates the website address: https://mirrorsandbridges.com

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We are committed to protecting your data and keep your information confidential. We do not sell your personal information and collect it under the following circumstances:

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 & 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 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.

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.

Analytics: data collection

Data is collected through contact forms, text, phone, e-mail and social media platforms or through any other means.

Data is collected on purchases for goods and services.

This may include, name, address, telephone number, payment card information, interests and preferences; and other information relevant to the purchase.

Technical Data such as IP addresses, your login data, details about your browser, time zones, and length of visit may also be collected. This is compiled from Google Analytics tracking software. This data is used to improve our website in areas of administration, security, online services.

Data collected helps to tailor our websites to meet your needs and effectively provide you services. This in turn helps us grow an email list through an effective marketing strategy.

Mirrors and Bridges does not collect any sensitive data about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions. We do not collect any information about criminal convictions and offenses.

You may opt out of receiving newsletters at any time.

Who we share your data with

We currently use Mailchimp and Aweber as our e-mail marketing provider. Our website is hosted by JetPack through WordPress.com. WordPress.com ‘s parent company is called Auttomatic.

We post events through Eventbrite and Meetup.com and use Paypal for purchase transactions.

We share data with third party vendors with your consent when you sign up for conferences, workshops, book clubs, and other events. Third party vendors may include, but not limited to hotels, food service providers, technical service providers, book club authors, event staff, professional advisors, such a lawyers and collection agencies.

We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement affiliate or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly. 

Mirrors and Bridges, LLC will not sell, lease or distribute your information without your consent. We may provide your information in the result of a merger or dissolution of the company.

We only share your information with need to know assistants and IT service providers for the purpose of setting up, maintaining our website and day to day business operations.

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.

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.

We keep the data to provide you with the goods or services you purchased, to keep a record of the transaction, to resolve any disputes; to let you know about similar products and services that we offer in the future.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Basic information is kept for for tax purposes for six years (Financial transactions, Identity, Contact).

Your Legal rights

If you have any questions regarding the policy or wish to request a copy of your personal information on file, please contact Mirrors and Bridges, LLC.

Terms of Service Agreement

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and Terms of Service. By opting in to the mailing list, you are consenting to our policies and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes. 

Mirrors and Bridges, LLC has the right to make changes to the terms of service and privacy policy at any time.

You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review any updates to the privacy policy and terms of service agreement.

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