Privacy Policy

This is the privacy policy of The Animal Reader / www.theanimalreader.com. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when you visit our website.

We use your data to provide and improve our website. By visiting our site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our website for you.

Personal Data
While using our website, we may ask you to provide us with your email address and name, that can be used to contact you via our newsletter. You may opt out of receiving our newsletter by following the unsubscribe link or the instructions provided in any email we send.

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.

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.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

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.

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our website and we hold certain information. Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our website.

Usage Data
We may also collect information on how our website is accessed and used. This data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
If you are from the European Economic Area (EEA), The Animal Reader legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this privacy policy depends on the personal data we collect and the specific context in which we collect it.

The Animal Reader may process your Personal Data because:
You have given us permission to do so
The processing is in our legitimate interests and it is not overridden by your rights

Retention of Data
The Animal Reader will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy.

Transfer of Data
Your information may be transferred to – and maintained on – computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside Netherlands and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data to the Netherlands and process it there. Your consent to this privacy policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

The Animal Reader will take all the steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy and no transfer of your personal data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Security of Data
The security of your data is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Your Data Protection Rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. The Animal Reader aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete or limit the use of your personal data.

If you wish to be informed about what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us at info@theanimalreader.com

You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).

Service Providers
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our website, provide our website on our behalf, perform website-related services or assist us in analyzing how our website is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics to monitor and analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
You can opt-out of having made your activity on our website available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

Links to Other Sites
Our website may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

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.

Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email: info@theanimalreader.com

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