The Smart Spirit believes very strongly in keeping your personal information confidential. The following policy describes what information we collect and how it is used and shared.
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.
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.
How long we retain your data
If you contact us via the contact formular or our email address, your data will be saved for six months to handle your request and further questions.
Your data will not be shared with third party companies without your consent.
You have the option to subscribe to our newsletter via our website. For this process we need your e-mail address and a username.
After your subscription you will receive a verification e-mail with a link to confirm it.
You can unsubscribe at any point via the profile link in your verification e-mail or in every single newsletter. Your data will be deleted immediatly regarding the newsletter dispatch.
Privacy and data collection
Visitors can use the site without registering or revealing any personal information about them. As for most websites, our web server collects anonymous statistical data such as number of visits, pages viewed, browser used, keywords typed, etc. The visitor’s IP address is collected for this purpose.
In order to post a comment, visitors are required to provide their email address and name (or pseudonym). Users’ email addresses will never be shared or sold to any third party unless required by law. Security measures such as passwords, firewalls and antivirus programs are in place to prevent any unauthorized access to this information. While every effort is made to protect users’ personal information, I can not be held liable for any fraudulent access by an unauthorized third party. If you choose to disclose your personal information, you do so at your own risk. You remain solely responsible for the content of your messages and I reserve the right to delete any message at our discretion.
It is up to the The Smart Spirit, to publish or delete any comments. If, in our opinion, comments are not appropriate to be published they will be deleted permanently without prior warning. Comments which purposely insult me as person, the website, The Smart Spirit, or third parties will also be deleted.
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.
The Smart Spirit contains links to third-party websites. I have no control over the content or the availability of those sites and are in no way liable for them.
Social Plugins (Facebook & Instagram &Youtube)
We accept payments through PayPal. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to PayPal, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.
Social Media Plugin “Shariff Wrapper”
On our website we offer share buttons for the following services / companies: Facebook
Rights Related To Your Personal Information
Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us firstname.lastname@example.org to be removed from our mailing list.
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.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
**This information may be changed or updated at any time without prior notice.