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Who we are

Our website address is: https://madhatgirls.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we may collect the data given in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string for our cookies and also to help spam detection.

What personal data we collect through the comments plugin?
We use a Facebook social plugin for our comments therefore we do not collect/store any personal data from the user as it is taken from your social media. The plugin uses the official Facebook script for Facebook comments. Facebook will have all user data and it may use it according to its policies. You can check the Facebook privacy policy for more information.

Who we share your data with?
We do not share the data with anyone unless requested for legal purposes by the government. The Facebook comments plugin also does not share any data with anyone.

An anonymised 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. 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. The images we upload are our own otherwise stated or used from open source platforms.

Downloads

When you download gated content on our website you will be asked to enter your information and added to our newsletter IF you click on the confirmation link. You will opt in to saving your name, email address and details in our system. Any information you enter on our website is handed over to the Madhat Girls property but will not be shared with any external business unless the request for legal reasons by a legal authority. You have the rights to opt-out and remove our data from our database by contacting us or unsubscribing.

Contact forms

If you contact us through our site you may opt into saving your name, email address and details in our system. Any information you enter on our website is handed over to the Madhat Girls property but will not be shared with any external business unless the request for legal reasons by a legal authority.

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 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.

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. We do not have control over embedded content, therefore, are not liable any effect they have on your interaction.

Events

When you attend any of our events you may be opted-in to receive our monthly emails. From time to time, we may reach out to you privately which is separate from our newsletter to update you on timings, location and/or anything related to that specific event. These are for your convenience so that you are updated on the status of the event with clear instructions so that you are able to attend.

Who we share your data with

We will not share your data with any business unless for legal purposes but your data will be subjected to be shared within the Madhat Girls empire. Including your name, age, email and any other personal information you have provided to us. If you would like us to remove your data from our system please get in contact.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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.

Competitions

When you enter our competitions and prize draws, we ask you for your name, your email address, along with any other information required for entry into the competition or prize draw. You are automatically added to our newsletter when you enter and are free to opt-out at any given point.

We will use your information to determine whether you have won according to the
competition or prize draw rules. In the event that you win, we will notify you of this via email or social media which we may publish your first name. If you want us to tag you please provide your social media handle.

We collect and process this information on the basis of your legitimate interests in
participating in the competition or prize draw, and in claiming the prize in the event
that you win.