Privacy Policy

Corrine Sharpe, Inspirational Author

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What personal data we collect and why we collect it



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: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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.


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.

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Contact form

We use Ninja Forms ( for our contact form. We collect a name and email address when the form is used to reply to the question or comment. This information is stored indefinitely. You may request for this information to be exported or deleted.

Blog Subscription/Newsletter sign-up form

We use MailChimp ( for our blog subscription/newsletter sign-up form. We collect an email address when the form is used to send updated posts once weekly and only when a new post has occurred. We occasionally send updates about events or news to these subscribers. This information is stored indefinitely. You may request for this information to be exported or deleted, and you may unsubscribe using the link within the email labeled Unsubscribe.


We use Google Analytics ( to track anonymous usage of this website. Analytics data is stored for 26 months. You can prevent the collection of your data in Google Analytics by using the following browser add-on:

Instagram Feed WD

The Instagram Feed WD plugin uses Instagram API on website front end. All the data received from Instagram via API is cached in WordPress database for some short period to provide front end optimization. You may request us to delete your Instagram data if it is accidentally cached in our website database with hashtag feed data. Instagram saves some cookies in browsers of website visitors via API data. These cookies are mostly used for security purposes. They are regulated under terms of Instagram’s Privacy Policy.

Who I share your data with

Data is only shared for the purpose of compiling analytics and to prevent spam. This site uses Google Analytics ( and Askimet ( for spam detection. We never share any personally-identifying information collected through our forms.

How long I retain your 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.
We retain information submitted through our contact and blog post subscription/newsletter sign-up forms indefinitely.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, have left comments, or have submitted information via one of our forms, 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.

Where I send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Information submitted through the blog post update/newsletter sign-up form is collected by MailChimp. ( Information submitted through our contact form is sent via email to the site owner.

How we protect your data

The security of your information is important to us, but 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 information, including use of an SSL connection, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Contact information

For any questions about this Privacy Policy, we can be contacted through our Contact Form.
The list below includes the parties mentioned in this policy. Each site contains its own privacy policy for more information.