Cookie and Privacy Policy

Please read this Cookie and Privacy Policy (“Policy”) carefully before using the website https://sheilascorziello.com/ (the “Service”) operated by Small-Town Stranieri (“us”, “we”, or “our”).

Terms of this Policy

By accessing this Service, accessible from https://sheilascorziello.com/, you agree to this Cookie and Privacy Policy, and to having us collect and process your Personal Data in accordance with this policy.

If you are not in agreement with any aspects of this policy you should not access or use this Service.

This Policy Covers

  • How and why we deploy Cookies on our Service;
  • How and why we collect, use, and share your Personal Data (“Personal Data”), and the choices you have associated with this process.

Information Collection And Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes: to provide and improve our Service to you, and to measure and analyze traffic and visitors to this Service.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address;
  • First name and last name;
  • Cookies and Usage Data.

We store this data only for as long as we have a reason to keep it, but it may be stored on systems indefinitely.

Usage Data

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

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to provide and improve our Service, to analyze and measure audience and traffic to our Service, and to personalize your experience here.

Cookies are files with 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. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

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 Service.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service;
  • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various setting;
  • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.

Use of Data

Small-Town Stranieri uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the Service;
  • To notify you about changes to our Service;
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so;
  • To provide customer care and support;
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service;
  • To monitor the usage of the Service;
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues.

Disclosure Of Data

Legal Requirements

Small-Town Stranieri may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation;
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Small-Town Stranieri;
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service;
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public;
  • To protect against legal liability.

Aggregate statistics

Aggregate statistics are automatically submitted to analytical and statistical services, however this data includes no personally-identifiable information.

Comment and contact forms

Personal information entered in comment and contact forms is automatically submitted to askismet.com for the sole purpose of spam checking.

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.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service 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.

Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on 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.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Your Choices regarding your Personal Data

You have two choices available regarding Personal Data used by this Service:

Limit the Information that You Provide to this Service

You can choose not to provide us with optional information:

For example: Email address, First and last name, and Website URL. Please keep in mind that if you do not provide this information, certain features of our Service may not be accessible. For example: your ability to submit subscription, comment, and contact forms.

Set Your Browser to Reject Cookies:

At this time, Automattic/Wordpress.com does not respond to “do not track” signals across all of their Services. However, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies before using this Service, with the drawback that certain features of this Service may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Learn how to manage cookies stored on your computer at www.allaboutcookies.org.

Your Rights over your Personal Data

There are two ways for you to control your Personal Data:

  1. Contact the site owner, Sheila Scorziello, of this Service regarding Personal Data under our direct control;
  2. Contact wordpress.com regarding Personal Data under their control.

Personal Data under the direct control of Small-Town Stranieri:

The only Personal Data we have direct control over is that which we collect through your submission of comment, contact, and subscription forms:

  1. Email address;
  2. First name and last name;
  3. Your website URL;
  4. Content of these forms.

Please contact the site owner, Sheila Scorziello, if you wish to have this Personal Data edited, updated, or removed, or to register an objection over our use and processing of your personal data.

Personal Data controlled by wordpress.com.

All other Personal Data and Cookies are controlled by wordpress. Please contact them directly to:

  • Request access to your personal data;
  • Request correction or deletion of your personal data;
  • Object to their use and processing of your personal data;
  • Request that they limit their use and processing of your personal data; and
  • Request portability of your personal data.

Read their Cookie and Privacy Policies:

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. And we will also let you know via a prominent notice (a post) on our Service, prior to the change(s) becoming effective, and will update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, or to have your Personal Data edited or removed, please contact us:

This Cookie and Privacy Policy for Small-Town Stranieri is based on a policy by PrivacyPolicies.com.

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