Our website address is: https://www.cheshirecatstudios.com.
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.
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 form data is emailed to current CCS members in order to respond to questions, inquiries, or comments. The content of the data collected in the contact forms is emailed to our individual email accounts and archived indefinitely.
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.
Visiting the login page sets a temporary cookie that aids compatibility with some alternate login methods. This cookie contains no personal data and expires after 1 hour.
The IP address of visitors, user ID of logged in users, and username of login attempts are conditionally logged to check for malicious activity and to protect the site from specific kinds of attacks. Examples of conditions when logging occurs include login attempts, log out requests, requests for suspicious URLs, changes to site content, and password updates. This information is retained for 30 days.
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.
We use the third-party analytics tools Google Analytics and AddThis in order to gauge site interaction, social media sharing, and site search engine optimization. Interactivity, data collection, and anonymity policies are subject to those of the the respective third-party tools.
For users who use third-party services (ex: Twitter and Facebook) to register for the site please refer to their privacy policies on data sharing.
Outside of third-party services listed on this page and used for data analysis, security, and social media, Cheshire Cat Studios itself does not knowingly share user 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.
Backups of security log details are retained for 21 days.
Security logs are retained for 30 days.
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.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
You can contact Cheshire Cat Studios using the Contact form on the site.
We host your data on a popular and reputable web hosting service that has internal procedures regarding data protection and data breach procedures. We maintain the Cheshire Cat Studios website by keeping the core WordPress files and third-party plugins up to date and backed up at regular intervals.
We receive data from Google Analytics, Google Webmaster, and AddThis.
We use data collected in order to contour our site’s content to reflect popular tastes.