What is The Sunflower Cycle?
The website address is: https://thesunflowercycle.com. The Sunflower Cycle is an educational blog and includes a variety of art, writing, services, and products.
When visitors leave comments on the site WordPress may collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
As is true for many places on the internet, 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.
Is data shared?
Publicly published comments and photos on the blog are shared at the discretion of The Sunflower Cycle. Materials and information shared directly with your doula by phone or email are never shared.
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service by WordPress.
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 visit the login page, WordPress 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, WordPress 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.
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How long data is retained
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely by WordPress. This is so WordPress can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on the website (if any), personal information they provide in their is stored in their user profiles. 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.
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 WordPress holds about you, including any data you have provided to The Sunflower Cycle. 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.