Updated 20 May 2020
Who we are
Our website address is: https://ourhousesittingjourney.com. Our site is HTTPS SECURE which means all communications between your browser and the website are encrypted.
Our House Sitting Journey is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our website which can be viewed freely without ever disclosing any of your personal data. However, if you choose to interact with us by email via our Contact form, we are collecting your name and email address.
This will always be a voluntary process and you will always be fully aware of the information you are providing. It will always be your choice whether to input any personal details. Please be assured that all personal information is kept confidential, secure, and private. It is our intent to use personal information only for the purpose for which it was requested.
Whenever you visit a website you leave a trail of information – a “digital footprint”. Sometimes this footprint is vague and preserves your anonymity, such as if you simply click and read pages. However, if you leave a comment, sign up for an offer or subscribe to a newsletter or magazine, the information captured is more specific. Almost all websites today collect data in this way and this website is no exception.
Sharing of information
Our House Sitting Journey does not sell, rent, or lease any of its customer names to any third parties.
Our House Sitting Journey will never knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of (13) without verifiable parental consent. If it is discovered that information has been inadvertently collected on anyone under the age of thirteen (13), we shall immediately take the necessary steps to ensure that such information is deleted from our system’s database. Anyone under the age of thirteen (13) must seek and obtain parent or guardian permission to use this website.
Under new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) regulations, all websites that store any personal data must be more transparent about how that data is stored, and the purposes it is used for. Read on for a more in-depth explanation of our policies regarding your data.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
If you contact us through the website contact form, the form sends us an email, including all information submitted in all fields of the form. We use this information only to answer the question asked, and to reply as appropriate. We keep contact form submissions indefinitely, and we do not use the information submitted through them for marketing or any other purposes.
If you complete and submit the Contact form 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 complete the form again.
Embedded content from other websites
We may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) on our website. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
External websites & social media groups or forums
Who we share your data with
We only use the data you provide via the Contact form to communicate directly with you via the
How long we retain your data
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.