Privacy Policy

This privacy policy will explain how we use the personal data we collect from you when you use our site badassbodyproject.com. By using this site, you hereby agree to this privacy policy.

The data controller of this site is BadassBodyProject.com (referred to as “we”, “us”, or “our” in this privacy policy) and we are responsible for the data that we collect from you.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us via our contact form or by email at team(at)badassbodyproject.com.

How and what data do we collect?

Here are how we collect data and what data we collect:

  1. When you visit or use our site, we collect the following data from you (referred to as “visitor data”):
  • IP address
  • Geographic location
  • Language
  • User-agent or browser
  • Operating system
  • Device
  • Internet Service Provider
  • Timestamp and visit duration
  • Referring and exit URL
  • Referring search term
  • Page view and event
  1. When you leave a comment on our site or follow/subscribe to our site or comments, we collect the following data from you:
  • Name
  • Email address (unless you use your Twitter account to comment)
  • Photo (if you connect your email to Gravatar, or use your WordPress.com, Facebook, or Twitter account to comment)
  • Twitter handle (if you use your Twitter account to comment)
  • Your site URL (if you provide it via the comment form)
  • Comment content
  • IP address
  • MD5 hash of your email address
  • Comment timestamp
  • User-agent
  • Language
  • WordPress.com user ID and username (if available)
  1. When you share our content using our email sharing button, we collect the following data from you:
  • Name
  • Email address
  • IP address
  • User-agent
  1. When you send us a message using our contact form, we collect the following data from you:
  • Name
  • Email address
  • Message content
  • IP address
  • Message timestamp
  • User-agent
  1. When you sign up to our mailing lists, we collect the following data from you:
  • Email address
  • IP address
  • Geographic location
  • Subscription timestamp

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. We use cookies in some of our data collection processes, including:

  1. We use cookies to track how you move around and interact with our site. We do this to better understand your interest so that we can provide content, serve ads, and suggest products or services that are relevant to your interest.
  1. When you leave a comment on our site or follow/subscribe to our site or comments, we store your name, email address, and site URL (if provided) in cookies. We do this so you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment and to remember your subscription choices.
  1. When you click on affiliate links, we use cookies to track your activities on a limited basis in our partner’s sites, such as whether or not you buy their products/services.
  1. If you are in a European country governed by GDPR, our site will show you a cookie consent banner. Our cookie consent banner uses a cookie to track whether or not you click the “Got it” button/accept our cookie policy.

The cookies we use consist of session cookies and persistent cookies. Because we use various third-party services, tools, and advertising/affiliate networks, we also use a mix of first-party and third-party cookies.

You can remove cookies or set your browser not to accept cookies. You can usually find the instruction to do that on your browser’s site. However, if you do not accept cookies, some of our site features will not work for you.

Who we share your data with?

We highly respect your privacy. We will not share your data with any third parties, except in the following limited cases:

  1. If we are required by law to do so. For example, via a court order.
  1. We use various third-party services and tools to run our site. They collect and process data using cookies or other means on our behalf. They include:
  1. We use various advertising/affiliate networks to monetize our site. They use cookies to collect information about you.
  1. On our site, we include embedded content from other sites. For example, our social sharing buttons load content directly from the services to display the buttons and their functionalities. These sites may collect data about you, use cookies, and/or embed additional third-party tracking.

This privacy policy applies only to this site. So, if you click on an outbound link to another site, you should read their privacy policy.

How we use your data?

We collect your data so that we can:

  1. Make our site function properly. Some parts of our site need your data to function properly. For example, when you share our content using our email sharing button, we need your IP address and user-agent information for spam checking.
  1. Make our site easier for you to use. By knowing your device, browser, and operating system, we can make our site design more compatible with your technology.
  1. Provide content, suggest products or services, and serve ads that are relevant to your interest. By knowing your referring and exit URL, search term, how you move around and interact with our site, we can understand and therefore serve your interest better.
  1. Communicate better with you. By collecting your name and email address when you leave a comment, send us a message through our contact form, or sign up to our mailing list, we can communicate better with you.
  1. Track our earnings from advertising/affiliate networks. We use various advertising/affiliate networks to monetize our site.

How long we retain your data?

Different types of data have different retention periods:

  1. The visitor data collected by Hostinger on our behalf are retained indefinitely.
  1. Regarding the visitor data collected by Google Analytics on our behalf, we keep user-level and event-level data associated with cookies, user identifiers, and advertising identifiers, for 26 months. After that, they will be deleted. However, the other data are retained indefinitely.
  1. The data collected through our commenting system and contact form, and are stored in our WordPress database, such as name, email address, your site URL (if available), IP address, comment/message content, comment/message timestamp, are retained indefinitely.
  1. The retention period of the data collected through our commenting system, contact form, and email sharing button, and sent to Jetpack and Akismet, is governed by the Automattic Privacy Notice.
  1. When you follow/subscribe to our site or comments, we use cookies to remember your subscription choices. These cookies are set for 347 days.
  1. If you are in a European country governed by GDPR and accept our cookie policy by clicking “Got it” on our cookie consent banner, then we use a cookie to track your consent. This cookie is set for 365 days.
  1. The data collected through our mailing list subscription are retained indefinitely unless you remove them yourself by unsubscribing from our mailing list.

We will do our best to prevent security breaches and keep your data safe. If a breach occurs, we will notify you without undue delay and take the necessary measures to mitigate its effects.

What are your data protection rights?

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

  1. The right to access. You have the right to request us for copies of your personal data.
  1. The right to rectification. You have the right to request us to correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request us to complete the information you believe is incomplete.
  1. The right to erasure. You have the right to request us to erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
  1. The right to restrict processing. You have the right to request us to restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  1. The right to object to processing. You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  1. The right to data portability. You have the right to request us to transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request and exercise any of these rights, please contact us via our contact form or by email at team(at)badassbodyproject.com.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on October 21, 2020.