Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Welcome to our privacy policy page. 

Protecting your data is important so on this page we will explain

  • Who we are
  • What data we collect
  • Why we collect it
  • What happens to it

Bear in mind that we will not collect unnecessary information about you and would NEVER sell your personal information to a third party.

Who We Are

This site’s url is https://www.melanieoreilly.com. It is owned and managed by the singer Melanie O’Reilly. If you wish to contact her, feel free to send an email.

What data we collect

When you access this site and submit your details through our contact form, some information is collected.

Contact Form

When you use the contact form to get in touch with Melanie, your first name and email address are stored on this site. This section will be updated to reflect how long this information is stored for.

Cookies

In internet parlance, a cookie is a small text file that is stored on the web browser of your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. They are used to do various things like help a site remember the items in your shopping cart or your login details.

Cookies are used by most major sites to improve user experience. As simple text files, they cannot search through your computer or find out information about you.

Cookies can be divided into two types: session and persistent. Session cookies last as long as you visit a site and are deleted upon leaving it. Persistent cookies are not deleted after you visit a site and will remain in your browser’s subfolder for a pre-determined amount of time.

This site uses Google Analytics to better understand its users.  Google Analytics’ cookies help us understand, among other things, where the audience comes from, their age and gender, what brings them to the site and what sections are most popular.

For more information on how Google Analytics uses cookies, visit this page.

Controlling Cookies

While cookies are essential for the smooth running of websites, you are able to delete and block them if you so wish. Here are some links to help you control cookies in your web browser:

You can also find a wealth of useful information about cookies at allaboutcookies.org.

Embedded Content

Pages on this site may contain embedded video and audio from other sites. The sites behind this content may collect data, cookies and tracking information about you, particularly if you are registered with them.

Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics to gain a better understanding of who visits this site. Google’s service collects information including IP address, gender, age range and location. For more information on Google’s data collection, visit here.

Additional Information From The Plugin Slider Revolution

YouTube

Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.

If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

Vimeo

Our website uses features provided by the Vimeo video portal. This service is provided by Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA.

If you visit one of our pages featuring a Vimeo plugin, a connection to the Vimeo servers is established. Here the Vimeo server is informed about which of our pages you have visited. In addition, Vimeo will receive your IP address. This also applies if you are not logged in to Vimeo when you visit our plugin or do not have a Vimeo account. The information is transmitted to a Vimeo server in the US, where it is stored.

If you are logged in to your Vimeo account, Vimeo allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account.

For more information on how to handle user data, please refer to the Vimeo Privacy Policy at https://vimeo.com/privacy.

Google Web Fonts

For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our plugin. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.

Further information about handling user data, can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

SoundCloud

On our pages, plugins of the SoundCloud social network (SoundCloud Limited, Berners House, 47-48 Berners Street, London W1T 3NF, UK) may be integrated. The SoundCloud plugins can be recognized by the SoundCloud logo on our site.

When you visit our site, a direct connection between your browser and the SoundCloud server is established via the plugin. This enables SoundCloud to receive information that you have visited our site from your IP address. If you click on the “Like” or “Share” buttons while you are logged into your SoundCloud account, you can link the content of our pages to your SoundCloud profile. This means that SoundCloud can associate visits to our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of these pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it will be used by SoundCloud. For more information on SoundCloud’s privacy policy, please go to https://soundcloud.com/pages/privacy.

If you do not want SoundCloud to associate your visit to our site with your SoundCloud account, please log out of your SoundCloud account.

Source: iThemes Security

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Security Logs

The IP address of visitors, user ID of logged in users, and username of login attempts are conditionally logged to check for malicious activity and to protect the site from specific kinds of attacks. Examples of conditions when logging occurs include login attempts, log out requests, requests for suspicious URLs, changes to site content, and password updates. This information is retained for 60 days.

Who we share your data with

This site is scanned for potential malware and vulnerabilities by Sucuri’s SiteCheck. We do not send personal information to Sucuri; however, Sucuri could find personal information posted publicly (such as in comments) during their scan. For more details, please see Sucuri’s privacy policy.

How long we retain your data

Security logs are retained for 60 days.

What Happens To Your Data

  • Google Analytics stores your information for 14 months
  • Redux Framework, a plugin that enhances other plugins, retains cookie data for one week
  • WordPress uses cookies for as long as you visit the site. They expire when you exit.

Thanks for visiting the privacy page and I hope that you enjoy your time on my site.

Melanie O’Reilly

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