PRIVACY POLICY

General

This Privacy Notice applies to information we collect when you visit www.chocolatedogmedia.com. This Privacy Notice describes how Chocolate Dog Media LLC., 3052 Ashburton Way, Mount Pleasant, SC, United States (“CDM,” “Chocolate Dog Media LLC,” “Company,” “we,” or “us”) collects, uses, and shares information about you.

Who we are

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

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

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.

Contact forms

If you fill out our Contact form, the info is stored in private entries for our in-house use only so that we can reply to your Message.  It is never shared with 3rd party entities.

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.

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.

How long we 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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service to prevent malware and spam on our servers.

Your contact information

If you have questions on our policy, please email [email protected]. Thanks.