Privacy Notice

Babbling Brooke Readings takes your privacy seriously at Babbling Brooke Readings (BBR) and remains committed to protecting your privacy.  Please read this privacy notice carefully as it contains important information on who we are, how and why we collect, store, use, and share personal information, and on how to contact Babbling Brooke Readings in the event you have a complaint or wish for further information.

Who we are

This website, https://BabblingBrookeReadings.com, offers Tarot readings for leisure and entertainment purposes. Please refer to the third party’s own privacy policy if you leave this site to another website. This website is managed by Ashleigh Mitchell. The contact details are: BabblingBrookeReadings@outlook.com

Personal data collected and purpose

Any personal data collected by Babbling Brooke Readings will be for the purpose of providing a personalised Tarot reading. No personally identifiable information will be stored by the website administrators once the reading is complete.

When you send an e-mail communication, post a comment on this website, or request a tarot reading from Babbling Brooke Readings, you’re also sending personally identifiable contact information, such as your name, e-mail address, date of birth, credit card information, etc. Please note that as a tarot professional, Babbling Brooke Readings may log, record, track, or save the information you provide through the course of professional record-keeping or other personal, non-commercial use. Your information is never sold to third parties. 

Babbling Brooke Readings reserves the right to use the information collected from you through your use of this website for any non-commercial, academic, educational, or other not-for-profit uses. Babbling Brooke Readings may from time to time use the information you have provided to contact you about news or updates that Babbling Brooke Readings thinks you may be interested in. Again, by their nature, electronic communications are not always secure. It is your personal responsibility to be mindful of what you transmit over the Internet to Babbling Brooke Readings and Babbling Brooke Readings is not responsible for third party abuse of what you transmit through this website or when you send electronic communications to Babbling Brooke Readings. 

This website uses a third-party service provider to provide analytical records of users’ activity on the website. The purpose of collecting such data is to keep the website content relevant and engaging for users.

Payment collection done via the website is with a third-party service provider. Babbling Brooke Readings do not have direct access to personal information collected from the third-party service provider. See “Who we share data with” section below.

Contact Form

This website will only ask you to complete your name and email address when you get in touch with the website administrators. Your personal data collected from the website’s contact form will be kept for one year to maintain best customer service.

Video Reading Recordings

Babbling Brooke Readings may, at your option, provide video conference Tarot readings through third party platforms or hosts, such as Skype or Google Hangout. These video readings may from time to time be recorded. If a video reading is recorded, you will be put on notice in advance of the recording. You are entitled to a copy of the video recording, though extra charges may apply. Before consenting to a video reading, please go over any questions or concerns you may have with Babbling Brooke Readings.

By commencing a video reading, you are consenting to the terms herein. Also, use of the third-party platform triggers that third-party’s Privacy Policy as well, and you are expected to be familiar with its Privacy Policy and consent thereto. Please be advised that you are not permitted to record video readings without express, written permission from Babbling Brooke Readings. If you would like to record your video tarot reading, please ask Babbling Brooke Readings before doing so. 

Confidentiality of Information Submitted Electronically.

While Babbling Brooke Readings exercises reasonable efforts to maintain your confidentiality, electronic communications over the Internet are not always secure. Babbling Brooke Readings has no control over what third parties might do with electronically transmitted personal information. Please be mindful of that when using this website or e-mailing Babbling Brooke Readings. It is not Babbling Brooke Readings’ responsibility to guarantee or warrant the security or confidentiality of any information you transmit electronically. Any information you have shared with Babbling Brooke Readings through your use of this website can be shared with organizations, individuals, affiliates, or others that Babbling Brooke Readings genuinely believes is reasonably necessary to: (1) prevent imminent harm or risk of harm to yourself or to another, (2) meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request, or (3) investigate claims. 

COOKIES

Cookies are small bits of data stored on your computer when you open up your browser and websites you visit. They have varying purposes which can help make your internet browsing more efficient and easier for you. Babbling Brooke Readings does not have any first party cookies, but other Third-party software used by this website may be set on user’s devices.

Both website and HTML e-mails may also contain other tracking technologies such as ‘web beacons’, or ‘pixels’. These are typically small transparent images that provide us with statistics, for similar purposes as cookies. They are often used in conjunction with cookies, though they are not stored on your computer in the same way. As a result, if you disable cookies, the web beacons may still load, but their functionality will be restricted.

Third Party Links

From time to time, this website may link to other third-party websites that are not operated or controlled by Babbling Brooke Readings. These websites are linked for your convenience only and are not covered under this Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 

Limitation of Liability

Babbling Brooke Readings is not liable to you for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, any part of this website or the goods and services that may be offered on this website, or the performance of any services by Babbling Brooke Readings. You indemnify and hold harmless Babbling Brooke Readings for any and all damages, losses, expenses, and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from your use of this website or disclosure of any of your personal information to Babbling Brooke Readings.

Controlling Cookies

Visitors to the website Babbling Brooke Readings may wish to restrict the use of cookies, or completely prevent them from being set. Most browsers provide for ways to control cookie behaviour such as the length of time they are stored – either through built-in functionality or by utilizing third party plugins. If you disable cookies, please be aware that some of the features of our service may not function correctly.

To find out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit aboutcookies.org. For more details on your choices regarding use of your web browsing activity for interest-based advertising visit youronlinechoices.eu (EU based) or optout.aboutads.info (US based). On a mobile device, you may also be to adjust your settings to limit ad tracking.  

You can opt out of Google Analytics by installing  Google’s opt-out browser add-on.

Who we share data with – Third Party Software Companies

To maintain safe web browsing and transactions on the website for Babbling Brooke Readings customers, the following companies will scan and access some personal information of the users accessing this website. A list of who the companies are and what information they are collecting are listed below. For further information on their privacy policies, go to their websites directly.

Note: Not all of the below are enabled for our wesbite, but may be in the future. They are included here for more complete disclosure.

ICDSOFT: a website hosting service with encrypted email service. View ICDSOFTs privacy notice here.

AUTOMATTIC: a parent company whose products this website uses includes, Jetpack and WooCommerce. Their use of personal data is applicable to website administrators. View Automattic’s privacy notice here.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS:

Data Used: This site uses WooCommerce and this feature simultaneously and having all purchase tracking explicitly enabled, purchase events will send Google Analytics the following information: order number, product id and name, product category, total cost, and quantity of items purchased. View the Google privacy policy.

Activity Tracked: This feature sends page view events (and potentially video play events) over to Google Analytics for consumption. Some additional events are also sent to Google Analytics from WooCommerce (see below): shopping cart additions and removals, product listing views and clicks, product detail views, and purchases. Tracking for each specific WooCommerce event may be enabled by the website administrators in the future.

YOAST SEO

A search engine optimisation programme to aid website creators and administrators to optimise their website rankings in search engine tools. The programme liaises with other search analytical programmes such as Google Analytics. View Yoast’s privacy policy here.

WOOCOMMERCE SERVICES

Data Used: For payments with PayPal or Stripe: purchase total, currency, billing information. For checkout rates: destination address, purchased product IDs, dimensions, weight, and quantities.

Data Synced: For payments, we send the purchase total, currency and customer’s billing information to the respective payment processor. View Stripe’s Privacy Policy and PayPal’s Privacy Policy for more details.

Activity Tracked: This feature sends page view events (and potentially video play events) over to Google Analytics for consumption. Additional events are also sent to Google Analytics: shopping cart additions and removals, product listing views and clicks, product detail views, and purchases. Tracking for each specific WooCommerce event may be enabled in the future by the website administrators.

MAILCHIMP: When shopping, we keep a record of your email and the cart contents for up to 30 days on our server. This record is kept to repopulate the contents of your cart if you switch devices or needed to come back another day. View MailChimp’s Privacy Policy here.

JETPACK: a website design company. Helping us keep our website look lovely and engaging for our viewers. View Jetpack’s Cookie Policy to see how they handle personal data.

MOBILE THEME

Data Used: A visitor’s preference on viewing the mobile version of a site.

Activity Tracked: A cookie (akm_mobile) is stored for 3.5 days to remember whether or not a visitor of the site wishes to view its mobile version. Learn more about this cookie.

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 Keep Your Data For

Your data submitted to us via the contact form will be kept for no longer than one year for maintaining better customer services. Google Analytics will retain personal data for no longer than 14 months. Your data will not be used for marketing purposes.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

 If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, 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 We Send Your Data

Personal data collected by Third party software companies will be stored in a secured and encrypted place in accordance with the European data protection standards. Please view their individual privacy policies as listed above, “Who we share data with” to view their specific policies.

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

Who to Contact

For enquiries specific to data protection, please contact Ashleigh Mitchell at this address: BabblingBrookeReadings@outlook.com.