Privacy Policy

The Regular Investor has committed to safety of your private information to create a safe environment for users of our site. Below outlines the steps we have taken to ensure this Site is safe for users. 

Who we are

Our website address is: https://theregularinvestor.com.

Your privacy on theregularinvestor.com

In short, theregularinvestor.com doesn’t collect any personal data beyond that which you provide by subscribing to the newsletter or the contact form. A summary of the data processed is given below.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown 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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. 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.

Contact forms

The contact form is powered by WPForms. They are GDPR compliant forms service. Your email is processed through their application and domain. A data processing agreement is in place.

If you wish to circumvent this, you can send your enquiries directly to getintouch@theregularinvestor.com

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 visit our login page, 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/Links 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. Furthermore, this Site may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of any such other website (whether accessed through an advertisement, service, or content link) and urge you to review such practices prior to submitting any personal information to such websites.

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.

Analytics

This Site (theregularinvestor.com) uses third party vendors such as Monster Insights and Google Analytics to allow tracking technologies and re-marketing services on the Site through the use of first and third party cookies, to analyse and track users use of the site. This helps determine popularity and usage of certain content and to understand online activity.

By accessing this Site, you consent to the collection and use of your information by the third-party vendors. Please review the third-party vendors privacy policies if you have any concerns. We do not transfer personal information to third-party vendors. All potentially identifiable records are deleted after 3 months.

theregularinvestor.com honours the Do Not Track standard with regards to its analytics. If you do not wish for any information to be collected and used by tracking technologies, please contact the third-party vendor directly or Click here to opt-out.

Mailing list

The Regular Investor mailing list service is provided by MailChimp. A data processing agreement is in place and they are GDPR compliant.

MailChimp collects anonymised statistics on the number of views and signups for the subscribe forms on this website.

When you sign up for the mailing list, personally identifiable data is used to track how often you open the email and which links you click on. Identifiable data is purely used for improving the newsletter and not shared with other parties than [provider] for processing purposes. Anonymised aggregated data (such as number of subscribers, overall open and clickthrough rates) may be shared with third parties.

Who we share your data with

This Site does not share your personal information with other services.

By default WordPress does not share any personal data with anyone.

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 a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. 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 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

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service using third-party vendors [Akismet].

Your contact information

If you have any questions or remarks regarding this policy or your individual rights, please contact us by emailing: getintouch@theregularinvestor.com