Privacy and Cookie Policies
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Web Design: Potterton Creative
Content: Kerry Maiorca
Photography: Most images of the property of Kerry Maiorca, and may not be used without permission.
Questions about this site? Send your message through the form on the contact page, and if it's not spam, it will be addressed.
• Entire site © Kerry Maiorca
• The same copyright and use policy applies even if design or content is modified or updated.
Your right to use this site and its contents: This site is only for your personal use. You may not distribute, exchange, modify, sell or transmit anything you copy from this site, including, but not limited to, any text, images, audio, and video, for any business, commercial or public purpose without permission. Having said that, sharing is greatly appreciated and allowed. Many thanks.
This website is intended for a general audience and is not targeted at children. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18 years of age.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contacts from you. We will not sell, share, trade, or rent this information to anyone. We collect the following information from and about you:
Information from Social Media. We do not collect data from social media for use on Our website. However, if you voluntarily use social media to log in to Our blog or post comments, information such as posts, username, comments, likes, status, profile information, and picture, may show up on the Website, and may be public and show up in external search engines.
We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request.
DISCLOSURE - Law Enforcement, Legal Requests, and Duties:
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service. KerryMaiorca.com may disclose or otherwise allow access to your Personal Information pursuant to a legal request, such as a subpoena, legal proceedings, search warrant or court order, or in compliance with applicable laws, if we have a good faith belief that the law requires us to do so, with or without notice to you.
Cookies, Other Tracking Data, and Opting Out.
• To provide a great experience for your visitors and customers.
• To identify your registered members (users who registered to your site)
• To monitor and analyze the performance, operation, and effectiveness of Wix's platform.
• To ensure our platform is secure and safe to use.
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these, the cookies-related services you have asked for cannot be provided. Because these cookies are strictly necessary we do not need to ask for your consent to use them.
You can change your preferences and decline certain types of cookies to be stored on your computer while browsing our website. Some tracking technologies used on our Sites may be implemented and controlled by third-party partners. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, and some browsers offer a “Do Not Track” feature that lets you tell websites that you do not want to have your online activities tracked. We do not respond to these “Do Not Track” signals, but you can modify and control your own browser setting to decline cookies or to indicate when they are being used. You can also remove any cookies already stored on your computer, but keep in mind that deleting cookies may prevent you from using parts of our website.
Third-party sites and applications may use "cookies," which is data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to identify repeat visitors to the site for statistical purposes. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information about you on my site. In other words, I don't know who you are, but I can tell which country you are from or how you reached the website.
Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:
To learn more about Adobe's privacy choices, click here. To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.
To opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Wix participates in, and has certified its compliance with, the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. To learn more about the Privacy Shield Framework, visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield List, here.
Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt-out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the contact form given on our website:
• See what data we have about you, if any.
• Change/correct any data we have about you.
• Have us delete any data we have about you.
• Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
• There is always an unsubscribe link at the bottom of every newsletter. There is also a link to update your preferences at the bottom of every newsletter. Your newsletter registration information is stored on MailChimp servers and not on Our personal servers or computers.
• You will always have access to control your own information when registering to Our blog, and the ability to change your information and subscription settings. Your blog registration information is stored on WIX servers and not on Our personal servers or computers.
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website (i.e. entering information into a contact form), your information is protected both online and offline. Your information is saved on WIX servers and not on Our personal servers or computers. However, contact information may be transferred to our own record-keeping database.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
Fair Information Practices (USA)
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify you via email
• Within 7 business days
We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
• Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
• Send you blog posts and/or newsletters depending upon what you voluntarily subscribed to on this website.
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:
• Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
• Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
• Include the city, state, and country of our location.
• Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
• Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.