Privacy Policy

This is the Privacy Policy for Diaries of a Domestic Goddess.

If you have any questions at all about what is outlined in this Privacy Policy, please contact me at and I will respond in a timely fashion.

Here at Diaries of a Domestic Goddess, your privacy is very important. This policy has been developed in order for you to understand how data is collected, how it is used, and how (if any) communication is made.

Like a lot of websites, Diaries of a Domestic Goddess uses “cookies” and web server logs to collect information about how the site is uses. Information collected may include date and time of individual visits, pages viewed, time spent on the website, the site last visited, your IP address, and email addresses (if entered).

Comments: When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data show 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: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media: 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.

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.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we 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, we 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.

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded contend if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

IP Addresses: Every time you connect to the internet, your computer uses an IP address. Your IP address is how your computer is identified. IP addresses are automatically collected by our web server and Google Analytics as “traffic data”. Google Analytics is set to anonymize your data. Us here at Diaries of a Domestic Goddess do not have access to your individual IP address.

Email Addresses: Your email address is ONLY collected if YOU enter it. You may enter it if you wish to subscribe to the RSS feed for Diaries of a Domestic Goddess (you will need to check a box to give consent). Another place you may be asked to enter your email address is when you are leaving a comment (you will need to check a box to give consent before submitting your comment). Your email addresses are never sold or used for any purpose other than to send you the RSS feed or contact you in the event that you win a contest on Diaries of a Domestic Goddess.

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 moderation queue.

Ad Servers: Diaries of a Domestic Goddess has relationships with other companies and allows them to place ads on our site. The ad servers may collect certain information from your visit. The information collected may include your IP address, domain type, and clickstream activity. Please check out their sites for their Privacy Policy. Diaries of a Domestic Goddess uses Google Adsense and Gourmet Ads.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please see

Rights You Have Over Your Data: If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request that we erase any personal daata 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: Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

At any time, you may contact Diaries of a Domestic Goddess at to have your information removed.

Diaries of a Domestic Goddess reserves the right to amend this privacy policy at any time with or without notice. If this policy changes, please understand that in no way will the personal information submitted or collected will not be used that is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy.