This policy was last updated on June 1, 2020.
Your privacy is important to Hygge in the Now. The policy below outlines how your personal information is collected and how it is used when you use our website.
Who we are
Our website address is https://hyggeinthenow.com.
Founded in 2020 and based in the United States of America, Hygge in the Now is an independently operated blog run by Tove Maren Stakkestad. This website is a lifestyle and cultural blog written by a Danish American.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
How Information is Collected
Here is how your information is collected on Hygge in the Now:
- if you subscribe to the newsletter
- if you leave a comment on the blog
- if you purchase a product via the Hygge in the Now store
- through website cookies and log files
- through Google Analytics
If you decide to join the newsletter via any of the many sign up forms located throughout this website, then your first name and email address are required. We require your email address in order to send you the emails and we require your first name so that my emails to you will include a friendly personalized note.
At the bottom of every email I send, you will find a link to unsubscribe. You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. If you are having trouble unsubscribing or would like to be removed from the newsletter, then simply send me an email at email@example.com asking to be removed.
Currently, I send a minimum of one email per week. However, I will occasionally email you about products and other promotions that may be relevant to your interests.
Free printables are sent directly to your email with a download link via a ConvertKit.
Your email and name are never sold or given away to a third party.
All emails you receive are CAN-SPAM compliant. At the bottom of every email, you will find information on how to contact the sender, as well as information on how to unsubscribe.
Love something you read on my blog? Then leaving a comment is a great way to do that! I personally love hearing your feedback. If you choose to leave a comment on a blog post, please be aware that the comment is public and visible to anyone who reads the comment section. Your email address is never shared or disclosed, but your name and comment will be visible to others.
It is highly recommended that you avoid leaving detailed personal information in your comments.
I reserve the right to remove comments deemed as inappropriate, threatening, profane, or spammy without notice.
Products in the Hygge in the Now are sold via Amazon. Your name, email address, and country are required during the checkout process. This information is required in order to send you the purchased product and to determine whether or not the EU VAT tax should be applied to your purchase.
The details you enter are stored by third-party applications.
I also sell products via affiliate programs. Each program collects and retains its own data. I do not have access to the personal information that is collected by these affiliate programs. It is best to read their individual privacy policies for more information on how your data is collected and used.
Cookies store user-specific information into a log. I use the following cookies on Hygge in the Now:
- Amazon (for advertising)
- Facebook Pixel (for Facebook ad targeting): Read how the Pixel works
- Google Analytics (for tracking website traffic and user behavior): Read how their cookies work
- ConvertKit (for email tracking): Read about ConvertKit features.
Hygge in the Now uses Google Analytics to track website performance and user behavior. It provides information on page-views, referral sources, and other valuable information that helps me adapt the content I write for this website. Google Analytics does capture anonymous data about location, age, gender, and interests, but I have no way to connect that information and specifically identify you. Google Analytics may also capture your IP address as you make your way around this website. You can read more about that here.
Social Media Privacy
Hygge in the Now uses various social media platforms. Hygge in the Now is not responsible for what you post on Hygge in the Now’s social media channels.
If you are under 16 years old, you must first have parental permission before using our website or entering personal information.
You have the right to access your personal data and know how it is being processed. Hopefully, the policy above adequately explains how your data is used.
Personal information will not be transferred unless we are legally obligated to do so. If you would like your information to be removed from our systems, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. You can request to be removed at any time.
Hygge in the Now contains links to other websites. As such, Hygge in the Now is not responsible for the privacy policies of other websites or the third party applications it uses.